Hua Hin in Thailand has been voted one of the top Retirement Destination's in the world
What's the cost of living like in Thailand?
In Thailand, the incredible standard of living draws visitors and expats from all over the world. Consumer prices are reasonable, housing is cheap and you’ll be able to afford luxuries that aren’t available to you in the west. If you’re adventurous enough to cope with the culture shock, your budget will thank you.
How much money do I need to retire in Thailand?
As everyone is different, some people can live off 30,000 Baht per month and some people spend over 100,000 Baht per month. It really depends on your lifestyle.
What’s daily life like?
In Thailand, the climate is generally hot and tropical there, so if you’re looking to escape the cold you’ll be going to the right place. The warmest month is April, which has average temperatures of 31°C (87°F).
In December, the coldest month, you can expect temperatures of 26°C (79°F).
North of Bangkok, where most people live, the climate is determined by three seasons: a dry and cooler period from November to February, a dry and hotter period from March to May and a monsoon season from May to November.
South of Bangkok, the climate is determined only by two seasons, the rainy season from April to October and the dry period from November to March.
Retirees in Thailand tend to pursue a range of leisure activities. The warm climate means water sports, hiking and fishing are generally available. History buffs have countless temples and ancient sites to visit.
Sport is also common in Thailand. Thai boxing is a vigorous, energy-intensive sport so if you’re on the active side, you’ll have access to the world’s best Thai boxing experts there.
When you’re not feeling as active, wellness activities are a very popular part of Thai customs. You’ll find many spa treatments and traditional massage therapies.
Thailand has some of the Best shopping malls in the world