Are you dreaming of a sun-soaked retirement, surrounded by azure waters, rich history, and the charm of Europe right at your doorstep? Look no further than Malta, the Mediterranean’s hidden gem.

Don’t get left behind – For South Africans with an eye on retirement, the allure of the Mediterranean has always been undeniable. But what if we told you that this dream is not only attainable but also affordable? Malta, an EU country nestled in the heart of the Mediterranean, is conveniently located with easy connections to South Africa with leading airlines such as Turkish Airlines, Emirates and Lufthansa to mention a few.

Why Malta? Here’s why:

✓ European Charm, well connect: Malta’s strategic location means you’re always just a short flight away from the rest of Europe whether it’s  a 2h 40 min flight away to the romantic streets of Paris, a mere 3h to the bustling heart of London, or a swift 1h 30 min to the historic wonders of Rome.

✓ Safety First: Enjoy a tranquil lifestyle amidst ample island views, knowing you’re in one of the safest spots in the Mediterranean.

✓ Your Money Goes Further: With a low-tax regime, an affordable cost of living, and a thriving economy, your retirement savings stretch further.

✓ Tailored Retirement Programme: Malta’s Retirement Programme has been extended to South Africans, making the transition smoother than ever.

✓ Health is Wealth: Benefit from Malta’s top-notch health system, ensuring peace of mind in your golden years.

✓ No Language Barrier: Engage with friendly locals in English, one of Malta’s official languages.

✓ Education for the family: Thinking of bringing the whole family over? Malta offers excellent educational opportunities at all levels of education.

✓ Get Around with Ease: Malta boasts a convenient public transport system, making exploration a breeze.

✓ Sun, Sand, and Sea: Dive into the island’s fabulous beaches whenever the mood strikes.

✓ Heritage to Uncover: Heritage Malta’s Senior Passport holders can enjoy free and unlimited visits to 27 sites which include prehistoric temples and caves, historic houses and prisons, fortresses and palaces, and a selection of museums relating to nature, archaeology, maritime, war, and art.

But don’t just take our word for it. Recently Merle Whale, a fellow South African and the brains behind entertained visitors ranging from age 70+ to turning 89. She knows first-hand what is needed and is available to guide you every step of the way. As a relocation expert who has been living in Malta for over a decade, Merle can offer invaluable insights, connect you with the right professionals, and ensure you truly live the retirement of your dreams.

Ready to embark on your next adventure? Join our vibrant South African community in Malta, feel right at home and experience a Mediterranean retirement dream. Contact us on WhatsApp on +27 82 574 4661 or visit to join us.