The cost of living in Argentina can vary depending on type of lifestyle you lead. The locations that we provide budgets and living costs for are Buenos Aires and Mendoza.
Foreigners, particularly those landing from places like Europe and the United States, are often pleasantly surprised by how far their money can take them in Argentina.
In Buenos Aires, you can have a lavish steak dinner with wine, appetizers, and accompaniments for less than US$20, even at some of the nicest steakhouses in town. Still, the city is not some secret cheap steal like it is often painted as being. It is a world-class city on par with other cosmopolitan capitals around the world, and prices can sometimes reflect that.
In Mendoza, you will find good wine, great steaks, beautiful landscapes, comfortable weather, friendly people, safe streets, workable infrastructure, and, yes, a highly affordable cost of living.
The ideal life for many is being able to take a short drive from home to the beach, or from work directly to the beach to unwind after a hard day. People who either need to stay in a city for work or people who just prefer city life, for whatever reason, tend to find themselves shorter on options for where to live with nearby beach access. Whether your goal for a city beach is to have a place where...Read more