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Living your best Life in LOS CaboS

Cabo is great and living here is amazing. Yes, you can live your dream in Cabo. There is a price point here for everyone. Whether you are planning to be a full time resident, a winter snowbird, an investor or simply need that getaway home, Cabo is where you can find it. In our Living section we offer tips, advice and information on relocation to Cabo, living everyday or just having fun here.

Finding your way

What you need to know

We have the Living section of our site organized into categories as follows.  Use these four links as shortcuts to what you’re looking for.

Relocation – Look here for information on relocation from residency to vehicles to shipping personal items, furnishing a home and healthcare.

Everyday Living – Look here for groceries, shopping, getting around and other tips on everyday living.

Food, Sun & Fun – Looking for beaches, food and fun things to do in Cabo.  Look here for all our tips!

Home Services – Operating a home in Cabo means services like electricity, water, propane and other things you’ll need to keep the house in order so you can be having fun!

Making the move

Relocation to Cabo

Relocation

Moving to Los Cabos

Should I ship my personal goods to Mexico? If you are considering purchasing or renting a home in Mexico, the one question you every ex-pat considers is whether it is best to pack

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Relocation

Residency in Mexico

When you vacation in Mexico, you are issued an FFM (Forma Migratoria Múltiple) document at the point of entry into Mexico. The FMM document allows entry into Mexico for up to 180 days.

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Living

Healthcare in Los Cabos

When relocating to Cabo, one of your biggest concerns is likely to be healthcare. You might wonder if medical care in Los Cabos is state of the art, how available specialists are, and

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Living

Bed sizes in Mexico

When you move to Mexico, most people typically bring sheets that fit your bed home, but they may not fit your new bed here. Why? Mattress sizes differ from country to country, and

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Relocation

Los Cabos Relocation Guide

Our relocation guide assumes that you have decided if you are renting a home or buying a home and the many nuances of that come from the buying process.   In this guide we

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Finding your way

Everyday Living

Living

Healthcare in Los Cabos

When relocating to Cabo, one of your biggest concerns is likely to be healthcare. You might wonder if medical care in Los Cabos is state of the art, how available specialists are, and

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Living

Bed sizes in Mexico

When you move to Mexico, most people typically bring sheets that fit your bed home, but they may not fit your new bed here. Why? Mattress sizes differ from country to country, and

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Living

Los Cabos Annual Property Taxes

Annual property taxes are relatively low here in Los Cabos.  While inexpensive to most it is still important to understand how they are derived and to make sure you are being charged correctly.

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Living

What time is it in Cabo?

Time Zones are different in Mexico Within the Los Cabos area, Cabo San Lucas and San Jose Del Cabo are located at the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula, in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur

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Living

Spanish, Communication & Networking

Don’t know Spanish? Many locals speak English, Google translate gets better all the time and it’s rather easy to learn enough everyday Spanish to get by.  Then you need to do some networking,

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Living

Grocery Shopping in Los Cabos

Grocery shopping in Los Cabos is great.  There is a wide variety of options for filling your cupboard and stocking your fridge.  In this blog we tell you all about what’s out there

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Living

The Gringo Gazette

Extra, extra, read all about it! If your missing your newspaper fix while you are on vacation in Los Cabos, look no further than the Gringo Gazette. Found outside most bars, restaurants, and

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Living

Getting Around Los Cabos

Once you arrive in Cabo, you have many options for getting around. How you choose to do that depends on what you are planning on seeing and doing while you’re here. Most hotels

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Living

Getting to Los Cabos

Getting to Los Cabos is fast and easy.   There are many direct flights arriving in Cabo from both Canada and the United States 7 days a week, all year round. The Los

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Living

Why Choose Los Cabos

You’ve heard about the place, mostly by its abbreviated name “Cabo”.  You’ve heard about Sammy Hagar’s Bar, the Cabo Wabo Cantina.  You’ve heard about Cabo as a celebrity destination for people like Jennifer

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Cool, eclectic & relaxing

FOOD, Sun & Fun

Jefe & Solly at El Thule
Dogs

Having a Dog in Cabo

Reading this you’re either a pet lover who loves this kind of story or you’re someone who is interested in adopting a dog in Los Cabos and maybe doesn’t know where to start.

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Food, Sun & Fun

What to Do, Eat, and See in the Cabo Corridor

Turquoise oceans, rugged cliffs, cactus-studded hills, luxury resorts, world-class cuisine, and adrenaline filled activities… These words aptly describe the Cabo Corridor in Mexico. Are you ready for the vacay of a lifetime? Well, you’re not

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Food, Sun & Fun

Top 10 Hidden Gems in Los Cabos

Mexico has long been a hot destination for travelers. While you may first think of places like Cancun and Tulum, Los Cabos has also became popular. In fact in 2017 the city enjoyed

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Food, Sun & Fun

Margaritas!

You’ve been to Cabo and had the Margaritas.  You live in Cabo and love the Margaritas.  Now it’s time to step out and bring that part of Cabo home!  Every host has that one

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Food, Sun & Fun

8 Best Restaurants in Los Cabos

You love surf and turf, and a great taco. You’re all in for luxury with a bit of comfort, too.   Basically, you’ve fallen under the spell of Los Cabos.  We can’t blame you, especially once

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Keeping the lights on and water flowing

HOME SERVICES

Home Services

TV Services in Los Cabos

Let’s just say that Canadians and Americans love their television.  In Los Cabos we take comfort in getting some kind of TV from home and watching all the programming our friends are watching

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Home Services

Water Supply in Los Cabos

Water supply is a popular subject of conversation particularly in the Cabo Corridor area of El Tezal.  Most Americans and Canadians are used to the water supply to their home being “ON”.  Few

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Home Services

Internet, Land Lines & Cell Phones

Sorting out phones and internet is an early priority once you’re living in Cabo.  It can be a challenge to get yourself setup and satisfied as you were back home.  Having a local

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CFE

Paying your CFE Bill

So you have your first CFE bill and you’re trying to figure out how am I gonna pay this?  In this blog we explain your options! Please note if you are after the “Limite

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CFE

Understanding your CFE Bill

Understanding your CFE bill is the first step in managing your electricity costs.  After reading our Guide to Understanding your CFE Bill you should be well on your way. CFE may use different

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CFE

CFE’s DAC Rate

People often move into their home in Mexico and begin living like they might at home in the US or Canada.  One expectation few have is the impact of not paying attention to

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CFE

CFE and Credit

Many people end up being concerned about having the bill in their name or not in their name if you have just sold your property.  The fear and concern comes from home in

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