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Complete Retirement Service for Retirees in Bali

Besides handling the retirement visa, VIVO ASIA can also provide a complete retirement service in Bali. This includes everything you need for a comfortable everyday living at a fraction of the cost compared to your home country.

Finding Housing

While there are many good quality housings available in the popular touristic areas, finding a good deal is often a hassle. That is why VIVO ASIA provides the support in finding you a house that meets your budget and makes sure all the paperwork is in order. This service also assures you won’t pay above market rate.

Domestic Helper

Pembantu or a maid in Indonesia categorizes as household staff. The skills of a domestic helper vary greatly. Some are specialized in babysitting, others in cleaning the house, the pool, ironing your clothes, shopping etc. With the growing middle class in Indonesia, hiring a domestic helper is a common service. There can be different types of maids in your household and they work as per agreements. The domestic helpers either live with you or visit on a daily or weekly basis, depending on your lifestyle.

Best Places to Retire in Indonesia

Fortunately for expats, Indonesia has plenty of islands to choose from. In fact, if routine is not your desired way to retire, do the exact opposite and travel. Your retirement visa in Indonesia allows multiple entry, thus you are welcome to either settle down in one spot or relocate temporarily every now and then.

We found out what is the cost of living in each and put together a comparison for you:



Housing (compared to Jakarta)

Food/ restaurant prices


D.K.I Jakarta




Central Java

63% lower

59% lower


West Sumatra

11% lower

53% lower


North Sulawesi

19% lower

53% lower

​Kuta, Seminyak, Ubud


43% lower

9% lower


West Java

47% lower

37% lower

What you should consider is that each part of the archipelago comes with its own highlights. Some have the perfect beaches, others have the wildlife, some are especially green and set a perfect example of what agriculture should look like. Some areas are known for the numerous spas, restaurants and resorts.

Many readers have heard the country is holding worldwide festivals and cultural events, while others know it for gathering the most knowledgeable foodies and yogis. List your priorities and choose the area you feel is the closest to your heart.

Our consultants are based in both Bali and Jakarta and can help with processing your retirement documents for all across Indonesia. Leave your contacts below and we will get back to you shortly.


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