What is holding you back from making a move to a tropical island? I bet for most of you the principal factor holding you back is your concern that it would cost too much.
If that is what is holding you back from escaping cold winters and high taxes, then I have really good news for you. For most people, it is definitely less costly to retire in the Caribbean. Or at least it could be if you are careful about your choice of an island. It turns out that the North Coast of the Dominican Republic can be affordable, even though all you have for retirement is Social Security. Just a handful of the cost of living savings you can count on include much, much lower property taxes, budget-friendly homes with million dollar ocean views, and the freshest organic and fresh caught foods at very economical prices.
When you retire in the Caribbean, and precisely when you retire on the North Coast other of the Dominican Republic, you will get to know what it is like to enjoy a stress-free open air life. Almost every single day of the year is sunny and warm. Say goodbye to icy roads. No more shoveling snow. Say goodbye to cold winters. The most challenging task of the day on many days is working out which of the uncrowded, natural beaches you will visit and whether to take a picnic or buy a freshly grilled fish from a vendor on the beach.
The Dominican Republic is a huge island, with an abundance of diversity and variety. And the North Coast of the Dominican Republic delivers some of the finest of what the Dominican Republic offers.
Why retire on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic. This video really should help answer that concern Make sure and check out our entire series of videos exploring each of the towns on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic that Americans, Canadians and Europeans love to retire to.