Retire to Sabaneta Town in Medellin, Colombia

Sabaneta, Colombia: The Perfect Small Town Living

Take Two Steps Back In Time From Medellín
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A few weeks ago, we took a look at Envigado, a comfortable, neighborly municipality just south of Medellín. Today, I want to take one step further back in time… and one step further removed from the modern, upscale setting of Medellín’s El Poblado.

Sabaneta lies at the southern end of the Aburrá Valley and is one of 10 municipalities in the Medellín metropolitan area. It’s also the smallest municipality in all of Colombia, with an area of just 5.8 square miles (15 square kilometers).

Sabaneta is a medium-sized town… but its friendliness and closeness convey the feeling of a village.

And like all of the Medellín area, Sabaneta enjoys what most of us believe to be the world’s best weather. Average high temps are in the upper-70s to low-80s, with lows in the 60s, all year (that’s 27˚C and 17˚C). No heat, no air conditioning, and no screens on the windows, thanks to the 5,200 foot altitude.

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