For anyone thinking of retiring to a home on a world-class golf course, in an English-speaking country with British traditions and legal system, a stable economy, low crime rate, and temperate weather, New Zealand ticks all the boxes.
Cyprus’s financial crisis hasn’t dulled Aphrodite’s Isle from being a popular British golfing destination for a decade. Peter Swain discovers several new developments around Paphos and a weak Euro are now making this eastern Mediterranean island a favourite for golfing retirees.
Spain is still the favourite golf destination for British seniors but has suffered more than most in the recession reports PETER SWAIN. Ironically, though, substantial price falls mean there’s never been a better time to buy.
When it comes to multi-golf course developments with upscale amenities and a variety of property at different price points, the Algarve in southern Portugal takes some beating reports PETER SWAIN. Not surprising it is the retirement choice for so many golf-loving Brits.
With over 1,400 courses, warm weather all year round, hundreds of miles of beaches, and natives who speak English – well, sort of – it’s easy to see why so many golfing seniors find the Sunshine State the answer to their dreams.