12 Best Beach Cities in the World to Retire

On: May 18, 2020
By: Abhishek Dey

10. Brighton Beach, East Sussex

Buzzing Brighton Beach is a favourite seaside retreat for people across the UK. and around the world. Like much of England, Brighton offers a dose of history among the stunning natural beauty. It’s one of few beaches in the country to still offer the traditional Punch and Judy puppet shows at the beachfront Fishing Quarter area. Brighton Pier, the Sea Life Center (claiming to be the oldest aquarium in the world), and bustling beach cafes, clubs, and restaurants await visitors of all ages and interests.

Population of East Sussex: 5,50,000
Median House Value in Sussex: £400,000
Median Monthly Rent in Sussex: £1,040
Happiness Index: 7.16 (Country rank 13)

Londoners have been traveing to Brighton for beach getaways ever since the railway arrived here in 1841. The pebbled beach, Brighton Pier’s amusement arcade and the Royal Pavilion are the main sights, but you’ll also find hundreds of pubs and clubs catering to an energetic crowd.

  • Accessibility: 10/10
  • Atmosphere: 8/10
  • Sand and Water Quality: 8/10
  • Annual Days of Sunshine: 324
  • Average Annual Temperature: 35 C