Cost of Living in Playa del Carmen

Summary about cost of living in Playa del Carmen, Mexico:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 90.00 MXN 75.00-223.69
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 MXN 450.00-800.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 113.50 MXN 100.00-130.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 37.50 MXN 16.00-61.01
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 75.59 MXN 70.00-90.00
Cappuccino (regular) 43.00 MXN 20.00-75.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 18.22 MXN 15.00-25.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.60 MXN 8.00-20.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 79.49 MXN 66.24-94.64
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 31.66 MXN 27.22-38.10
Rice (white), (1 lb) 8.49 MXN 5.44-13.61
Eggs (regular) (12) 30.86 MXN 18.00-37.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 58.33 MXN 27.22-79.38
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 63.35 MXN 45.36-68.04
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 92.08 MXN 53.98-127.01
Apples (1 lb) 16.19 MXN 6.35-27.22
Banana (1 lb) 8.38 MXN 7.48-9.53
Oranges (1 lb) 11.63 MXN 8.62-13.61
Tomato (1 lb) 9.30 MXN 4.45-11.34
Potato (1 lb) 14.05 MXN 6.80-18.14
Onion (1 lb) 14.63 MXN 5.81-22.68
Lettuce (1 head) 16.17 MXN 14.00-18.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 20.00 MXN 10.00-20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 144.00 MXN 80.00-200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 28.93 MXN 15.00-49.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 36.67 MXN 20.00-70.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 65.50 MXN 63.00-68.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 MXN 10.00-25.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 300.00 MXN 250.00-600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 45.00 MXN 35.00-50.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 48.28 MXN 24.14-72.42
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) ?
Gasoline (1 gallon) 87.14 MXN 85.13-90.85
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 360,000.00 MXN
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 400,000.00 MXN
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,285.90 MXN 550.00-2,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.65 MXN 0.30-0.99
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 384.50 MXN 300.00-500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 884.37 MXN 250.00-1,600.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 300.00 MXN 200.00-350.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 80.00 MXN 69.00-135.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child ?
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 775.00 MXN 750.00-800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 425.00 MXN 300.00-550.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 MXN
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,250.00 MXN
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 15,805.46 MXN 10,167.95-20,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,666.67 MXN 7,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 25,750.00 MXN 18,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 15,750.00 MXN 12,000.00-25,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,483.57 MXN 899.99-4,067.15
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,926.96 MXN 1,858.05-2,033.57
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 13,000.00 MXN
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.50

Prices in Playa del Carmen

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Last update: July 2022
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1 Comments so far
Jim Trouba on Mar 01, 2019:
You are not clear to U.S. citizens. They use pesos in Mexico, what are MXM's and are the Range numbers in MXM's also?

Under Nearby Cities your "Cost of living" in Cancun is represented in miles not pesos. What's that all about?