• Why choose to retire in Portugal?

    Why choose to retire in Portugal?

    Portugal ‘Best Tourist Destination in Europe’ in 2017 & 2018 & 2019 (World Travel Awards).

By now you can see that Portugal is a great place to be. Here are just a few more reasons why people choose to retire here:

  • Stable democratic parliamentary political system.
  • One of the oldest countries in the world with vast cultural and historical heritage.
  • Member of the EU, Euro currency and Schengen space.
  • No extremist political or social groups.
  • No terrorism.
  • Extensive network of private hospitals, clinics and a good Portuguese government hospital structure.
  • According to “The Guardian” Newspaper, Portugal is the cheapest western country in the Eurozone.
  • Based on the “Global Peace Index”, Portugal is the 3rd safest country in the world, out of 163 countries, following Iceland in 1st and New Zealand in 2nd.
  • Based on the “Forbes” magazine, Portugal is the 9th ‘Best Place to live in the World’.
  • One of the lowest crime rates in Europe.
  • In 2016, 58% of the power produced in Portugal came from renewable sources.
  • Lisbon Airport – 4 runaway tracks – 20 million passengers – 34 airway companies – 92 daily flights – 61 European.
  • 87 golf courses, 3 of which are eligible to receive the European Professional Tour.
  • Portugal has the highest ratio of motorways for the size of the country in Europe.
  • Lisbon rated ‘Best City Break in Europe’ in 2010 & 2011 & 2018 & 2019 (World Travel Awards).
  • Portugal ‘Best Tourist Destination in Europe’ in 2017 & 2018 & 2019 (World Travel Awards).
  • Lisbon ‘Best Port for Cruises in Europe’ in 2017 & 2018 & 2019 (World Travel Awards).
  • Superb climate: Mild winters and hot dry summers.
  • Hundreds of white sandy beaches awarded coveted Blue Flags by the European Blue Flag Association.
  • Very competitive real estate prices.
  • No inheritance taxes for tax residents in Portugal.
  • Portuguese are particularly welcome and English is widely spoken in the country.
  • Mediterranean cuisine with very fresh products: Fish, vegetables and fruit.
  • Good international schools.

You deserve the best and this applies to your retirement too. Explore the sublime landscape that is The Cork Tree Residences in Portugal.  Contact us for further information and to find out how blissful your life going forward into retirement can be.

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