Let’s Retire in Mexico

Join us on our Mexico Retirement Discovery Trips

This blog shares our experiences living in Mexico, finding the perfect place for us for retire.

  • The Famous Playa del Carmen 5th Avenue – Food, Shopping, Entertainment, Future!

    Tweet Tourists from all over the world come to Playa del Carmen for the beautiful beaches and unlimited doses of sunshine!  But there’s something else that makes this chic beach town a little extra special!  The Playa del Carmen 5th Avenue is a well-known and well-loved pedestrian walk way in Playa del Carmen, housing some [...]

  • New Mall Making Holiday Shopping in Playa del Carmen a success!

    Tweet Just in time for the holiday season, we are finally seeing Playa del Carmen’s newest and most anxiously awaited project now completed and ready for the high season and Christmas shopping in Playa del Carmen!  If you haven’t already guessed, I’m talking about the new Quinta Alegria Mall, located directly on the 5th Avenue [...]

  • A Special Christmas in Playa del Carmen …for Everyone!

    Tweet What are your plans for Christmas in Playa del Carmen?  If you are still stumped on what to do or are looking for a great dinner we’ve got a few suggestions with help and courtesy of “In the Roo”. Playa del Carmen is filling up with Christmas Cheer!  This weekend we will start to [...]

  • Enjoy life’s simple pleasures…Playa del Carmen Beaches! #ThrowbackThursday

    Tweet The beach has always been one of the simplest pleasures in life.  Playa del Carmen beaches can give you the best of everything your heart desires without ever costing you a thing! -By Bea Lozano

Tweet Now that you’re retired and have decided to move to Riviera Maya and live out your golden years, one may begin to contemplate “what am I going to do with myself ”? Adjusting to retirement can come as quite a shock. Not to worry… Here are three great things about growing old in Mexico. [...]

Tweet Behind every person moving to the Riviera Maya there is a process of daydreaming, most probably fueled by a vacation. I know it for sure: that’s how almost everybody in my team ended up here! And with thousands of baby boomers moving down to Mexico every year, it is very clear that you can [...]

Tweet Now I know what you’re thinking… and shame on you!  Get your head out of the gutter. Playa Del Carmen and the entire Riviera Maya in fact, is a great place to pick up a new and exciting habit.  A GOOD HABIT!  Or shall I say… hobby.  With its rich and diverse culture, tropical [...]

Getting around Xcacel – Xcacelito

Posted by Bea On May - 23 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Tweet What a wonderful day to be at the beach! What about visitingXcacel- Xcacelito? Close to the small town of Chemuyil, this beach is well known among locals, far away from the crowds and closer to the way mother nature intended beaches to be. Sand, sun and coconut trees welcome you to one of the [...]

Playa del Carmen, a foodie’s dream

Posted by Bea On May - 22 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Tweet If you are considering moving or retiring to Playa del Carmen, you will be delighted to discover the wide variety of restaurant options available, with something new to try every day. Living near 5th avenue or downtown neighborhoods will allow you to step out and experience the lively restaurant scene in Playa del Carmen. [...]

Tweet After planning your holiday carefully and making a long list of fun under the sun activities, you find yourself stuck in your hotel. The weather forecast is not looking good and you find yourself wondering if there anything you can do. Even though the Mayan Riviera is famous for its beaches and many other [...]

Living in Mexico, Childcare Options

Posted by Bea On May - 15 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Tweet Many clients planning to relocate to Mexico with their families, ask us about childcare arrangements. As working parents, we are happy to share our experiences, hoping to help you find the right option for your family. You might not be thinking of any childcare services, after all you are moving to Mexico to relax [...]

Tweet I moved to Playa del Carmen about 10 years ago, since then I have been surrounded by nature and wildlife in a way and an unexpected hobby was born for me while living in Riviera Maya: Bird Watching. I could stay for hours and hours sitting on my terrace to just listen and if [...]

Tweet It’s no secret that Riviera Maya is the closest thing to Paradise! There’s no doubt or question of that, and there’s also no room for doubt that we, as its inhabitants are the ones with the power to change it for better or for the worse. Having said that, I am very happy to [...]

Spring has Sprung in Riviera Maya!

Posted by Bea On March - 20 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Tweet Once you live in the Riviera Maya you tend to forget that there are different parts of the world which still bear the distinctness of each of the four seasons; because here even though we do feel a slight shift in temperature and endure a rainy day or two, about 90% of our year [...]

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