For over a quarter of a century, International Living has ranked, rated and named the best countries in which to retire. They track down expats, pull a wealth of data from each destination and curate a reliable list of retirement havens. Each year, they’ve brought new categories into play and have likewise added new countries—like Malaysia in 2000 and Colombia in 2007.
If you’re looking for a retirement community to join, you’ll want to take a look at this list. This year boasts the most comprehensive index yet; the top 24 retirement havens, all of which have been ranked by their cost of living, retiree benefits, climate, health care, infrastructure and more. But 24 is still a lot of options—how do you narrow it down? Here are five of the best places to retire that you should consider, all based on what type of tourist you are.