The Cost of Living in Mexico - Saving through a Mexico Retirement


In Mexico, you as a retiree can find affordable real estate in excellent locations, ideal for retirement, providing much higher value than most retirement properties back home, in addition to enjoying warm weather all year. But in terms of actually planning your retirement lifestyle, it is just as important that top Mexican retirement communities offer a low cost of living.

In general, the cost of living in Mexico as a retiree will be much lower than in the U.S. or Canada. Perhaps the most outsanding example is that of healthcare. While you live in Mexico, you will have access to healthcare facilities that the World Health Organization ranked on par with private U.S. hospitals, but usually 50 - 75% cheaper!

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Cost of Living in Mexico - Services on Which You Will Save

The following list are some of the services which add up in expense and drain on your retirement savings. Once you live in Mexico, you will notice the savings!

  • Healthcare
  • Medicine
  • Cleaning services
  • Maid - cleaning, cooking and more
  • Home maintenance
  • Garden care
  • Utility bills
  • Property Taxes
  • Taxis and other transportation
Cost of Living in Mexico  Services


Cost of Living in Mexico - Activities and Little Luxuries

While the saving on expenses necessities are often the key to making the savings go further, and having cash left over to enjoy life, when activities and life's little luxuries are also cheaper, it allows you to splurge a little more often to enjoy your Mexico retirement. In Mexico, you will save on:

  • dining out
  • site seeing
  • guided tours
  • nature-related activities, snorkeling, diving, swimming, fishing, boating, etc.
  • hosting parties (everything from snacks to alcohol is cheaper)
Cost of Living in Mexico  Activities


This list is only a start, as you live in Mexico, you will notice that the cost of living in Mexico is lower for many, many items!