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Retire in Bogor, Indonesia

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Feb 21, 2023

Summary: Bogor, Indonesia is an attractive destination for retirees due to its lush tropical landscape, vibrant culture, and affordable cost of living. There are several retirement communities in Bogor, offering a variety of amenities such as swimming pools, fitness centers, and social activities. On average, a nice 2 bedroom home in Bogor can cost around $50,000 USD, while a nice 3 bedroom home can cost around $70,000 USD. The weather in Bogor is generally warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-90s Fahrenheit.

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What is it like to retire in Bogor?

"Bogor is a popular retirement destination for expats due to its pleasant climate, low cost of living, and proximity to Jakarta. There is an active expat community in Bogor, with many retirees taking advantage of the city's cultural attractions, such as the Bogor Botanical Gardens, the Bogor Palace, and the nearby Puncak mountain range. There are also plenty of recreational activities to enjoy, such as golf, tennis, and swimming. For those looking for nightlife, there are plenty of bars, restaurants, and clubs to explore," said one retiree in Bogor.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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