4 Beautiful Vacation Spots for Retired Seniors

It may be hard for seniors to plan a vacation during retirement. The high prices in many tourist destinations may take a huge toll on your loved one’s budget. Seniors may admire a mild weather or fewer crowds when planning on traveling. Here are a few suggestions for seniors who are making a travel bucket list.

1. San Jose, Costa Rica

San Jose is a wonderful place for seniors to venture out for your Costa Rica vacation. San Jose is an affordable place for seniors who want to travel under a budget. Seniors may wander through rare artifacts at the museums in downtown San Jose. Your loved one may explore niche shops, restaurants, and nightlife of Costa Rica. If your loved one likes adventures then he or she can venture outside the city on day trips. There are many sparkling beaches, volcanoes, rainforests and nature reserves in San Jose. Hotel stay in San Jose may cost seniors at least $40 for one day.

2. Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Santa Cruz de Tenerife is a port city in Spain. There are many well-preserved buildings in the old town of Santa Cruz. It may include the famous colonial Church of the Immaculate Conception. The 17th century Palacio de Carta has an amazing architecture and classical features. Santa Cruz has a Museum of Nature and Man where seniors can see many exquisite artifacts. Santa Cruz has a moderate climate and is a remarkable place to visit any time of year. There are more than 20 species of mammals near the island which includes dolphins and whales. Your loved one would love to explore the island’s Spanish architecture or relax on a sandy beach. Seniors may head out to enjoy wildlife at one of 43 protected nature areas. A hotel stay per day may cost seniors $35.


Faro is the capital of southern Portugal. The city’s classical Arco da Vila is a monumental archway which leads to the old town. Your loved one can see Faro Cathedral built in the 13th century. The Municipal Museum in Faro displays jaw-dropping medieval artifacts and religious art. Seniors may like to visit outdoor cafes, parks, and historic buildings in Faro. Your loved one can enjoy a bird-watching hiking if he or she is an adventurous person. Paddling a kayak in the Ria Formosa Natural Park may fascinate your loved one. Seniors may see medieval structures, amazing museums or relaxing spas in Faro city. One day at a hotel may cost seniors $116 a least.


Valletta is the tiny capital of the Mediterranean nation of Malta. Valletta is a walled city built in the 15th century. The city of Valletta is famous for its beautiful museums, palaces, and grand churches. Seniors may visit St. John’s Cathedral which is home to the masterpiece “The Beheading of Saint John”. Valletta is the official 2018 European Capital of Culture. It’s a yearly title which highlights Europe’s rich diversity. If your loved one likes to stay in Valletta then a day at the hotel may cost him or her $92.

Credit: Home Care Assistance of Portland Maine

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