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Malaga Voted One of the Best Places to Live in the World after 60

Malaga, a vibrant city located on Spain's breathtaking Costa del Sol, has been declared the best city in the world to live in.

This prestigious title was awarded by Forbes magazine, following an extensive survey conducted by InterNations in 2023.

The survey included 48 other cities and involved over 12,000 expats from 177 different nationalities, hailing from 181 countries.

These individuals were asked to provide their insights on various aspects of living in the cities, such as the quality of life, ease of settling in, and personal finance.

According to the survey results, Malaga outshone all other cities, receiving high accolades for its exceptional quality of life, welcoming environment, and favorable financial landscape. This recognition comes as no surprise to those who have experienced the charm and allure of this remarkable city.

Quality of Life

Malaga boasts an enviable quality of life that draws people from all corners of the globe. Surrounded by stunning beaches and nestled against picturesque mountains, the city offers an unparalleled natural beauty that simply takes your breath away. The Mediterranean climate ensures pleasant temperatures throughout the year, making outdoor activities a delight.

Furthermore, Malaga is adorned with an array of cultural attractions. Explore the vibrant art scene, visit world-class museums such as the Picasso Museum and the Pompidou Center, and wander through the historic streets filled with architectural treasures. The diverse gastronomy, lively festivals, and buzzing nightlife add to the city's appeal, providing boundless opportunities for entertainment and enjoyment.

Malaga City Quality of Life
Malaga City Quality of Life

Ease of Settling In

Moving to a new city can be a daunting experience, but Malaga eases the transition with its warm and inclusive atmosphere. With a strong sense of community and a welcoming attitude towards foreigners, the city embraces newcomers with open arms. The locals are known for their friendly nature, making it easy to forge connections and cultivate a sense of belonging.

Additionally, Malaga offers excellent infrastructure and services, facilitating a smooth and seamless integration into the local lifestyle. The city boasts a well-connected public transportation system, efficient healthcare facilities, and top-notch educational institutions, including international schools. Expats can also take advantage of numerous support networks and clubs that cater to their specific needs.

Malaga Old Town
Malaga Old Town

Personal Finance

Financial stability and a favorable economic climate are vital considerations when determining the best place to live. In this regard, Malaga shines. The city offers a cost of living that is significantly lower than many other cosmopolitan destinations, enabling expats to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle without breaking the bank. From affordable housing options to reasonably priced dining and entertainment, Malaga ensures that residents can stretch their incomes further and live well.

Furthermore, Malaga's thriving job market presents ample opportunities for career growth and economic prosperity. The city's strategic location and robust industries, including tourism, technology, and renewable energy, provide a wealth of employment prospects. Combined with a competitive taxation system, this makes Malaga an attractive destination for professionals seeking financial stability and entrepreneurial endeavors.

Malaga Property Prices 2023
Malaga Property Prices

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