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Retire in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Sep 17, 2022

Summary: What is it like to retire in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico? DATASENTENCE Retirees share their experiences living in Cabo San Lucas.

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How do I meet people in Cabo San Lucas?

When we asked people living in Cabo San Lucas about club and activities where newcomers can meet others, they responded:

"Facebook Groups such as: Cabo Expats, Caboholics, Cabo ConnectionsCabo English Church. There are lots of volunteer groups; Liga MAC, Cabo Critters, Los Cabo Humane Society, Los Cabos Children's Foundation, Movie Nights at different locations; Pueblo Bonito Sunset and Flora Farms, Take Spanish lessons; Book reading clubs; Amella Wilkes Plaza, The Bookworm Los Cabos, Pl,aza Cota, Hollydance Cafe and Kinesis Gym," remarked another retiree in Cabo San Lucas .

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What is life like in Cabo San Lucas?

When we asked people living in Cabo San Lucas what life is like and how people spend their time, they said:

"People who work together seem to stick together, we are a timeshare tourist hoob. So socializing is big here, lots of night club, great restaurants, and activities. Sports bars everywhere how ever the only real sport here is soccer/football," said a retiree who moved to Cabo San Lucas , Mexico.

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What do I need to know before retiring in Cabo San Lucas?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Cabo San Lucas, they said:

"Be clear on what your intention is for moving to Mexico. To get a retirement visa is very different then getting a work visa. If you are coming to work be sure you have enough money to live for at least 6 months. Find your tribe, there is a wide range of people here, know who you are and who you want to hang with. Do your homework read through the Mexico government sites, there is a lot of information there....however know that things can change in a heart beat, So make sure your information is current when you decide to move. Get on the Facebook groups, ask questions, we stick together here, we help each other out," said a retiree who moved to Cabo San Lucas , Mexico.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood 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.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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