Why Retire in Mexico...
Mexico, USA's southern neighbor, offers a vast array of choices in climates, geography, and retirement opportunities; making it high on any foreign country list of potential retirement places. From the silver colonial mountain towns, rich in cultural heritage to the big cities with modern conveniences, Mexico has something for everyone and Mexican retirement has many advantages. With two long coastlines, mountains and a choice of climates, it may just be the place. Living choices range from year-round spring like weather in the mountains to warm humid coastal sea ports.
Mexican Colonial Cities...
Mexico's colonial cities are the home for thriving expat communities that share in knowledge. These beautiful historic towns offer quaint cobblestoned streets and have successfully combined old world charm with a modern-day cosmopolitan lifestyle. You'll find a mix of local culture, expats, artists and interesting architecture in these excellent Mexican retirement areas.
Big City Mexico...
From Mexico's vibrant, charismatic and extraordinary capitol, Mexico City to Guadalajara and its surrounding areas, the lakeside villages of Chapala and Ajijic; if a large cosmopolitan city is your desire you can certainly find it. With many restaurants, markets and shops, Mexico's two largest cities offer some of the world's finest museums and parks giving the expat urbanite everything they may want. These cities cosmopolitan amenities are world renown and each has daily direct flights to the USA. It's no wonder why many Americans and Canadians find retirement to Mexico full of excitement and affordablility.
Coastal Mexico...With two long coasts Mexico has attracted beach lovers long before Richard and Liz set Puerto Vallarta on the map. Since then Puerto Vallarta along the Mexican Riviera has become one of the major destinations of expat retirees looking to retire to Mexico. Beautiful sand beaches painted along quickly rising hills, dotted with quaint seaside villages have become havens for retirees looking for their little piece of heaven.
And there's the long established destination of Acapulco, as well as Mazatlan, Zihuatanejo, Ixtapa on the west coast. On the east coast some people find Playa del Carmen, Cozumel and Isla Mujeres on there short list. Where ever there is a beach town someone may find it a good place to put up their feet and live the relaxed life retired in Mexico.
Retirement in Mexico- Logistics
Retirement in Mexico will require some of the logistics and legal work that any move might need, only this time your moving to a new country. Learning the ins and outs, the "what it's about"; "retire Mexico", the logistics and the legalities, or better said your now in Mexico, let's do it the "Mexican Way".
Reasons for Mexico
More often than not retirement decisions are made based on finances first, then a list of items that will lead to a better happier quality of life. We have put together a top 10 reasons to retire in Mexico list that will help you decide.
Cancun as seen from the air showing the original Hotel Zone. It has certainly grown a lot from the early days, but this location is still one of the prime beach locations in Cancun.