Mexico is the largest Spanish speaking country in the world. This beautiful and diverse country also harbors the largest population of Americans Expats living abroad (just over 1,000,000 as of January 2014 source – International Living. Thinking about where to retire can be a daunting task, but retiring in Mexico could be a lot easier than you think.
So why consider this beautiful and friendly country for your retirement rather than just travel? The reasons for doing so are as varied as the people and landscape of Mexico itself. We have put together this list of 5 points that you should consider when thinking about retiring in Mexico.”
Climate: In Mexico there are two main seasons. The rainy season through most of Mexico falls roughly from May through September or October. Average temperature in Mexico is roughly 21 C (71F), however the temperatures will generally be a lot hotter (expect temperatures around 35C or 95F).
Community. The need to connect with ourselves and our community with the place we live in is increasingly important factor when deciding where we plan on retiring. This connection is essential to feel fulfilled and happy.
TAO Inspired Living, located in the heart of the Riviera Maya on the Caribbean coast is the first wellness residential community of its kind, providing one of the region’s most unique real estate options in the Riviera Maya, offering a limited number of Residences, Townhomes, Condos and Lofts.
Convenience: Many people retire in Mexico because of the convenience, if it’s traveling by car or bus or taking a short flight. The convenience is a very important factor when deciding where to retire overseas.
Culture: Mexico is rich in culture, including the Mayans, Aztecs and Olmec’s. But what really makes this a fantastic place to live is probably the warmth and the friendliness of the Mexican people, you will always be greeted by a “Hola” or a beaming smile.
Cost of Living: It is said that living in Mexico is around 40% less than in the U.S. Utilities such as water and gas tend to be a stable monthly bill of about $10USD, where electricity can vary month to month, and this might be your only expensive bill. Local markets are filled with local organic fruits and veggies, both healthy and cheap, and if on the off chance you can’t find what you’re looking for, the big chain supermarkets will have if for a few more pesos.
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