#1 Peace and Economic Stability
Perhaps, one of the most important factors that a person considers upon choosing a retirement location is safety. Well, you’d be happy to know Costa Rica is one of the most prosperous, progressive, and stable countries in Latin America. For over 60 years, it has flourished in peace even without an army and has a consistent democratic political stability.
Costa Rica has consistently maintained its outstanding performance in the Human Development Index. In fact, in 2012, it ranked 62nd worldwide, one of the highest among any Latin American nation. The United Nations Development Programme has also mentioned that Costa Rica has better record on human development than other countries with the same income.