Although many of us know the potential of the country, such as the climate, the cost of living, and medical services; the possibilities for foreigners increase every year, we tell you why Colombia is the best option to retire.
Since 2015 many foreigners began to arrive in Colombia with a definite purpose: to settle in this country, spend their retirement years, and enjoy a quiet, relaxed, and safe life. Thanks to a profound recovery effort, the country was able to leave behind its years of conflict and open up to new opportunities in foreign trade, tourism, and finance. Colombia is one of the best options in Latin America to retire and rent affordable apartments.
Migration Colombia indicates that more than one million foreigners reside in the country and U.S. citizens occupy the second position with 20.140 people living in Bogotá, Cali, Medellín, and cities of the Colombian Caribbean coast. For many foreigners, the retirement years are very important and it is necessary to enjoy them with guarantees of security, entertainment, health, and recreation. The options of apartments for rent in the cities are varied and with different price ranges.
In Medellín, public transportation is one of its main attributes, it allows you to travel around the city using the Metro, Tranvia, Metrocable, Metroplús, SIT, and EnCicla; a public bicycle network that takes you from one metro station to another ensuring your mobility in an environmentally sustainable way. Bogota offers a great selection of cultural activities, projecting itself as one of the most active cities in Latin America, its many restaurants, cafes, and bars are one of the biggest attractions for foreigners in addition to its mountain climate ideal for those who are used to cold climates.
For those who prefer the sun and the heat of the tropics, Santa Marta and Cartagena are the two cities of the Colombian Caribbean that foreigners tend to love the most, the exotic and ancient Cartagena shows all its years of history to tourist, its old buildings, stone streets, and the old center of the city dazzle visitors who come eager to meet one of the most photographed cities on Instagram. The beaches and apartments for rent in Santa Marta are varied for tourists traveling as a couple or family.
Cali, located southwest of the capital of the country, is recognized worldwide as the world capital of salsa, visit it is to enjoy the dance and cultural movement, its transport system is considered the second-best in Colombia only surpassed by Medellín, is one of the most visited destinations by the tourist because of its cheerful spirit and the festivals and culture.
When you decide to retire, Colombia is the best option to enjoy. The country offers a wide range of apartments for rent for short and long stays, it is a very good option for buying or renting real estate. We recommend long stays to know all the offers in the cities and the countryside.