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 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 [...]

Tweet When Cancun was founded a little more than 40 years ago, the intention of it was to create a new place that could have all the accommodations for tourists all over the globe and share the beauty and exotic nature of this part of Mexico. Over the years, as Cancun and Riviera Maya have [...]

Tweet The Riviera Maya is a place best known for its incredibly clear waters; in some places it is almost impossible to determine how many shades of blue are visible! The Riviera Maya sand is so soft and powdery that it stirs through your toes almost like water. One of those Riviera Maya beaches is [...]

Playa del Carmen Carnival Spectacular!

Posted by Bea On March - 12 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Tweet Playa is for sure a place that you should never underestimate the word fun!  As the entire town has evolved, more and more incredible events and celebrations are brought to this amazing town. Carnival is one of many of those exciting events that arrive to Playa del Carmen each and every year. Last week [...]

Tweet Living in Playa del Carmen has a certain feel and allure that can sometimes seem indescribable. Playa has been growing so fast the last 10 years and yet it still somehow achieves to maintain its quaintness; and preserve its natural wonders, which are discovered on daily basis. One of those wonderful places is Río [...]

Tweet Over the years, the group known as Xperiencias Xcaret has brought amazing surprises and initiatives to the Riviera Maya area; whether it’s a new park, attraction or conservation project. They have also brought educational programs that involved, not only the parks visitors but the entire community. Keeping this in mind, it is no surprise [...]

Xpu-ha! Heaven on Earth on the Riviera Maya

Posted by Bea On February - 24 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Tweet As the winter is fading out, and yes even we get a small hello from winter, we are finding warmer days meant for staying all day on the beautiful beach!  We love Playa del Carmen but always want to show that in the Riviera Maya, there are always small escapes right around the corner. [...]

Tweet The Riviera Maya is invested in nature and ecology!  Residents and local organizations work hard every day to help protect the natural environment and amazing wildlife surrounding us.  After all, conservation and care is contributes to preserving the beauty that we all love about the Riviera Maya. One of the biggest efforts that takes [...]

Tweet Living in Playa del Carmen is becoming more and more fun every day!  Aside from the fact that you get to wake up to gorgeous weather and scenery every day there are always so many options of things to do!  When you are living in Playa del Carmen there is almost no reason to [...]

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