Retire in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Last updated on May 04, 2023
Summary: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico is a popular destination for retirees due to its stunning beaches, vibrant nightlife, and year-round warm weather. There are several retirement communities in Cabo San Lucas, offering a variety of amenities such as swimming pools, fitness centers, and social activities. The cost of a nice two-bedroom home in Cabo San Lucas is typically around $200,000 USD, while a nice three-bedroom home can cost around $300,000 USD. The weather in Cabo San Lucas is typically warm and sunny, with temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to the mid-90s Fahrenheit.
What is it like to retire in Cabo San Lucas?
"Many retirees in Cabo San Lucas and its surrounding area enjoy the warm weather and beach activities year-round. The area has become a bustling retirement destination with an expansive and active expat community, as well as plenty of cultural attractions and recreational activities to explore. There are a wide variety of activities that retirees in the area can take part in, from beach-side strolling and surfing to playing championship golf. Additionally, for those seeking a little more activity, plentiful nightlife options can be found in the three major resort areas: Cabo San Lucas, San Jose del Cabo, and in between, the Corridor. The social and cultural environment in Cabo San Lucas is a hub for expats seeking a laidback retirement lifestyle. As a result, retirees in this area have a broad range of activities to choose from on almost any given day. From traditional Mexican restaurants, to art galleries and night markets, there is something for every type of retiree. The area also has a vibrant nightlife, ranging from lively discos to gentler live-music bars, either of which can provide a great way to socialize and pass the time. Retirees in Cabo San Lucas also benefit from its close proximity to numerous outdoor activities and cultural sites. Many take advantage of tours to the region's nearby ecological and historical areas, including its many marine-protected areas and the colonial art district in the old downtown area of San Jose del Cabo. With its breathtaking beaches, pristine desert, and renowned watersports opportunities, retirees have many chances to enjoy the spectacular natural beauty of the area," commented one retiree living in Cabo San Lucas, 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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