Every year the International Living editors at Forbes magazine review the World's Best Places to Live. Their decisions are based on a variety of factors including climate, the friendliness of locals, safety aspects and whether the destination offers an affordable lifestyle.
For the third time in the last four years, the top prize has been awarded to Portugal which Forbes states is top of the Annual Global Retirement Index for 2020.
Portugal's appeal are it's gracious people, attractive beaches, brilliant sunshine and rich culture
British and European expats are noted as having been settling in the Algarve for years, where they enjoy a temperate climate, access to quality professional healthcare and excellent food and wine.
The country's natural geographical beauty blends with its architecture of various eras, dating back millennia, to evoke a sense of permanence and timeless tradition. When you add to that the kindness and gentility of the Portuguese people, it is a winning combination.
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