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Retire in Gambia

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Apr 25, 2023

Summary: Retirees are attracted to Gambia for its beautiful beaches, friendly locals, and low cost of living. The weather in Gambia is generally hot and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-90s Fahrenheit throughout the year.

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What is it like to retire in Gambia?

"Life for a retiree in Gambia and its surroundings can be quite enjoyable. There is an active expat community, with many retirees from the UK, Europe, and the US. There are plenty of cultural attractions to explore, such as the Kunta Kinteh Island, the Abuko Nature Reserve, and the Makasutu Culture Forest. There are also plenty of recreational activities to enjoy, such as fishing, bird watching, and exploring the local markets. For those looking for a bit of nightlife, there are plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from," said one retiree in Gambia.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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