If you are considering moving or retiring to Panama, you may find this helpful.
In this video Robin Sare lists his reasons for retiring in Panama.
Robin and his wife Diana bought their property in Puerto Armuelles Panama about 6 years ago.
The last 2 years they have lived here more or less full time.
Robin’s Top 5 Reasons For Retiring Here.
1) It fit their lifestyle desires
Adventures and active sports for him and warm weather gardening for her.
3) Panama uses the American dollar
This mean you know it will hold value. (Robin and Diana are Canadians)
4) No hurricanes
Which means you don’t have to worry about your house being destroyed in a storm
5) Delightful climate
The temperature “ranges from 22 at night to 28 in the day. It can get hot in the sun, but with a ocean breeze or shade it is very pleasant.”
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For those who prefer to read, than watch video, the video transcription is below.
Hi, my name is Robin Sare, and my wife Diana and I live here in Puerto Armuelles.
We bought land about 6 years ago and we have been living in the house pretty much full time for the past two years.
We’re Canadians and I am now retired.
When we first bought the land, I was still working, but I’m now wonderfully retired, and enjoying it immensely.
We’ve always traveled extensively. We’ve probably visited about 50 countries around the world, and we’ve done a lot of adventure travel sea kayaking, skydiving, river rafting, hiking, mountain biking, that kind of thing, as well as cultural tours.
And so, there came a time when my wife was a little less keen on the adventure route, and I still wanted to keep it up, and my wife is a very keen gardener and loves the warmth and so we thought that Panama would be the ideal combination for the two of us.
The adventure for me and a place for a wonderful garden for her after the cold wastelands of the Canadian North. So, we ended up in Puerto Armuelles having looked at a few other areas in Panama. And really having looked back at our catalog of places through the world where we’ve been.
First of all, Panama was quite affordable.
Secondly, it uses the American dollar, so your money here will always have some form of value.
They don’t have hurricanes here, so you know your house will be here when you get back from wherever you’ve been off traveling to. The climate is delightful. It goes down to about 22 at night up to about 28 in the day. If you’re at noon hour in the bright sun, yes it’s hot, but as long as you have a sea breeze or you are in the shade, its truly wonderful.
I do a lot of sea kayaking out in the bright sun and it’s no problem being out on the sea, it’s very very comfortable there.
Thanks for watching.