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Retire in Nairobi, Kenya

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Feb 02, 2023

Summary: Retirees are attracted to Nairobi, Kenya for its vibrant culture, diverse attractions, and excellent healthcare. The weather in Nairobi is generally warm and sunny, with temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit. There are several retirement communities in Nairobi, offering a variety of amenities such as swimming pools, fitness centers, and social activities. The cost of a nice two-bedroom home in Nairobi is typically around $150,000 USD, while a nice three-bedroom home can cost up to $200,000 USD.

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What is it like to retire in Nairobi?

"Retirees in Nairobi and its surroundings enjoy a vibrant and active lifestyle. There is an active expat community in the city, with many retirees taking part in cultural activities such as visiting museums, attending concerts, and exploring the city's many parks and gardens. There are also plenty of recreational activities to enjoy, such as golf, tennis, and swimming. For those looking for a more active nightlife, there are plenty of bars, clubs, and restaurants to explore. Nairobi is also home to a number of cultural attractions, such as the National Museum of Kenya, the Nairobi National Park, and the Karen Blixen Museum," said one retiree in living in Nairobi, Kenya.

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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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