Wollongong

 

Just 80km south of Sydney you find the coastal city of Wollongong, an attractive option for those considering retirement. It has pleasant weather, beautiful beaches, a great hospital, an active arts scene and a relaxed lifestyle.

Wollongong is a multicultural city, which reflects in its great variety of food. You can taste authentic dishes in traditional, family-owned restaurants, international food in street markets, quality seafood and even craft beer. This multiculturalism also gives the city a special appeal when it comes to culture. The largest Buddhist temple in the Southern Hemisphere is located in Wollongong, as well as the impressive City Gallery and the prominent Illawarra Performing Arts Centre.

Its natural attractions don’t disappoint either. There’s lush native bush, fun rock pools and beautiful golden beaches, many of them patrolled. You can also spend those precious retirement years fishing and boating at Lake Illawarra.

Health services are a key factor to consider when deciding on the best location to retire. The largest hospital in the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is the Wollongong Hospital, and has the capacity and the facilities to treat specialist and complex cases.

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Wollongong

 

Just 80km south of Sydney you find the coastal city of Wollongong, an attractive option for those considering retirement. It has pleasant weather, beautiful beaches, a great hospital, an active arts scene and a relaxed lifestyle.

Wollongong is a multicultural city, which reflects in its great variety of food. You can taste authentic dishes in traditional, family-owned restaurants, international food in street markets, quality seafood and even craft beer. This multiculturalism also gives the city a special appeal when it comes to culture. The largest Buddhist temple in the Southern Hemisphere is located in Wollongong, as well as the impressive City Gallery and the prominent Illawarra Performing Arts Centre.

Its natural attractions don’t disappoint either. There’s lush native bush, fun rock pools and beautiful golden beaches, many of them patrolled. You can also spend those precious retirement years fishing and boating at Lake Illawarra.

Health services are a key factor to consider when deciding on the best location to retire. The largest hospital in the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is the Wollongong Hospital, and has the capacity and the facilities to treat specialist and complex cases.