cost of living in VilcabambaCost of Living in Vilcabamba

Expats who live here report that their cost of living in Vilcabamba is low.

Here is a sample monthly budget for a couple living in Vilcabamba:

Housing: $300

Utilities (including phone, Internet and CATV): $150

Maid (twice a week): $60

Groceries: $250

Maintenance and fuel for one car: $140

Clothing: $30

Entertainment (two people dining out six times

per month, with drinks, dessert, tip): $175

Health care (four $30 visits to a doctor per year for two people, divided by 12 months): $20

Water rights (for one family—this can vary by neighborhood): $2

Total per month: $1,127

Total per year: $13,524

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