According to US News, “If an affordable cost of living is your priority in choosing where to retire, take a look at Cuenca, Ecuador. This city is one of the world’s best places to retire overseas on a budget. Cuenca is a beautiful colonial city in an interesting and diverse country. The health care is high quality, honest, and inexpensive. Cuenca’s large and growing expat community is one of Latin America’s most diverse and well-blended.” Ecuador in general has great hospitals and doctors.