Retire in Mazatlan, Mexico
Last updated on Apr 05, 2023
Summary: Mazatlan, Mexico is a popular destination for retirees due to its beautiful beaches, vibrant culture, and affordable cost of living. There are several retirement communities in Mazatlan, offering a variety of amenities such as swimming pools, fitness centers, and social activities. The cost of a nice two bedroom home in Mazatlan is typically around $100,000 USD, while a nice three bedroom home can cost around $150,000 USD. The weather in Mazatlan is generally warm and sunny, with temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to the mid-90s Fahrenheit.
What is it like to retire in Mazatlan?
"Mazatlan and its surroundings offer a great retirement lifestyle for expats, popular among retirees and vacationers alike. With its sunny beaches, bustling markets, and vibrant culture, a retiree in the area should find no shortage of activity. There is an active and friendly expat community, with many clubs devoted to hobbies and shared interests, as well as activities that help you to meet new people. The city is full of cultural attractions, such as museums, art galleries, and historic monuments, that provide a glimpse into the past, while giving tourists and locals alike the opportunity to explore and appreciate the area together. Recreation in the area is plentiful, with opportunities for swimming, snorkeling, and exploring the local coastline. There is also plenty of nightlife, with clubs, restaurants, and music venues offering entertainment for both adults and children. Mazatlan is a great place for retirees to live, offering an array of activities and attractions to suit every taste," said one retiree in Mazatlan.
"Mazatlan has all of the above! It is a retiree's dream (when you take Covid out of the picture)," commented one retiree living in Mazatlan, Mexico.
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About the Author
Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.
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