If you’re looking to retire to a beachfront city in Northeast Brazil, look no farther than Maceió,” writes Latin American Correspondent Christian MacDonald. “When it comes to making a terrific first impression on arrival, this is a city that’s hard to beat.
“In fact, when I crested the hill on my approach to the beach, the view to the sea was so impressive that I missed my turn and got lost. But when I finally turned and hit the beachfront promenade, I was treated to a gleaming, modern city that soon jumped to the forefront of all the cities I’ve visited in Brazil with an eye on retirement.
“And, better yet, you can buy a large, three-bedroom apartment here for less than US$75,000, and enjoy the good life here for under US$1,400 per month.”