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Mexico Cost of Living
A recent survey results features Mexico as a one of the top ten destinations of retirement considered by Americans. Reason for retiring to Mexico: Mexico is located close vicinity to United States of America thus giving the retirees more flexibility to relocate. You will not be too far away from visiting the grandkids. The country offers old traditional to a contemporary lifestyle for retirement seekers to choose according to their tastes. Let's take a quick look at what makes Mexico a popular retirement destination.
Climate: Retiring to Mexico can be best for you because the country has varied climatic diversity - again something for seekers to choose from. Oceans, lakes, mountains and last but not the least the beautiful deserts. Again, the country offers small towns with the background of the Aztec civilization, quiet locality, peaceful surroundings and carefree environment to sophisticated cities, hustle-bustle of a metro, crowded streets, lively atmosphere, modern amenities and comforts to look for.
Low Cost Of Living: Mexico is one of the cheapest countries among the world and thus is one of main reason why more and more Americans opt for Mexico as their retirement destination. Mexico is the place wherein a dinner for two can cost around USD $35, a hotel room costing around USD $120-150 per nite, a movie costs USD $10 and a beachfront property costs around USD $100,000. Try and get a beachfront property in the United States for around $100,000. If you don't want to live near the beach, you can find a nice 2 bedrooms, 2 bathroom, 1,000 sq ft house in a great residential area for around $90,000. Thus, making Mexico a truly sought after retirement destination.
Best Retirement Destinations in Mexico
Lake Chapala: Lake Chapala is the largest lake surrounding the city of Chapala with scenic natural beauty, amazing climate and a peaceful, friendly neighbourhood of around 50,000 Americans and Canadians. The City of Ajijic is one such place having enchanting climate located at 5,200 feet, a quiet colony of 5,000 residents, fresh fruits and vegetables grow in near vicinity, best restaurants, located about 30 minutes drive from Airport, reduced cost of living in comparison to the USA, access to internet and satellite systems as well as good colony makes it one of preferred retirement destination. Ajijic is located just west of Lake Chapala if you find it to be too crowded for your tastes.
Merida Mexico: Ranked as #2 most liveable cities of Mexico. Mayan ruins, cosmopolitan lifestyle, world class cuisine, fantastic entertainment avenues and rich culture with finest schools, colleges and universities is some of what you can find in Merida. The climate here is temperate and of a coastal kind with beach just 20 minutes of drive away from city. You get access to state-of-the-art health care facilities like Clinica Merida and Star Merida shall put an end to all your health care worries. A house in Centro would cost you around USD $100,000 and one in beautiful suburb would cost you around USD $60,000. The place has seen retirees coming and settling from various nationalities making it very place undergoing exciting transition.
Mazanillo Mexico: Mazanillo is on the west coast of Mexico and it offers you the low cost beachfront living. This is for ones who love oceanic climate, always dream of living in beach front houses, boating, swimming, horseback riding, scuba diving etc. The city has got gorgeous beaches, some of the best golf courses and the lowest crime rate to boast about among all the cities of Mexico. The city has a population of around 130,000 people. Also, the city possesses some of the best hospitals, affordable healthcare, highly efficient public transport, an international airport, malls, shopping complexes and high speed internet connectivity. Beachfront properties on first rate beaches cost around USD $150,000 - $200,000, but you can find cheaper ones for around USD $80,000 - $100,000 which won't be as luxurious but can still offer you plenty but if that is out of your budget you can rent for around USD $800 - $1000 per month.
As you can see there are many reasons why you may want to stick close to home and choose Mexico as your final retirement destination. It has some of the best places to retire in the world. Discover Mexico.
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