If you have a dream to retire in Thailand, you would likely be surprised at all the things you could do here. There are many outstanding adventures to be had, with plenty of relaxation and peace to be enjoyed as well. For those tired of the stress and over-work of western countries, Thailand has something unique to offer. So, what would it be like to retire here?
For some, the ideal way to retire would be to rest and relax each day away on the beaches that the country is known for. In fact, this may be one of the best ways to spend any amount of time, vacation or retirement. Thailand has quite a bit of coastline for you to enjoy on the Gulf of Thailand.
The beaches to the east are close to Bangkok and Pattaya. In the south there are many outstanding beaches to relax on including Krabi, Ko Samui and Phuket. Beaches are what attract many tourists, so if you are looking for a quiet place to stay, it may not be here. Yet, many of these areas are the most modern.
There are plenty more ways to retire here. In fact, the activities available to you range widely. For example, you may want to spend some time snorkeling or scuba diving in the Andaman Sea. You’ll find an amazing tropical paradise waiting in this region. There are also many small villages that are an ideal place to visit to really learn about the Thailand people and culture.
Other popular activities for those that retire in Thailand include golf, visits to the sub tropical highlands, luxury resort living as well as time growing a unique garden, filled with orchids even. Hiking in the highlands is an enjoyable activity. You may like to simply socialize with the many other retirees moving here or even with locals who will surely share their ideas and inspiration to you.
When you retire in Thailand, you step away from the hectic daily grind of most Western countries. You position yourself in a fun environment that is filled with great food, good medical care, safety and of course plenty to do and see.