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For those who wish to retire to La Paz Mexico, you will quickly find that you are not alone. This Baja California Sur capital has become one of the most desirable retirement locations of Mexico. The reasons for its popularity as a retirement destination include the comfortable climate and temperature year round. It also has breathtaking views onto the desert mountains and of the tranquil Sea of Cortez.

Legal resident permits should be analyzed when deciding on retiring to La Paz or in any destination within Mexico. There are several visa options that Mexican foreigners may apply and all depend on the needs of the resident. The most common Visa is the rentista and is very easy to qualify. Showing an income of approximately $1,000 per month (less if you own property in Mexico) or with a certain balance in your savings, the documentation can be obtained within 30 days. If you plan to work in Mexico, another VISA is also obtainable with different qualification requirements.

Apart from living and working in La Paz, the retired foreigner can enjoy various entertaining and cultural activities. This city and region offers a great amount of ecological tours and nature trips to the mountains and in the sea of Cortez. Scuba Diving, Kayaking, Horse-back riding, bird watching, biking are all hobbies that can be exercised while living the retired life here in La Paz. Those who frequent less the outdoor sports, will find cultural events such as concerts, plays and art exhibits. Cafes and Restaurants dot the Oceanside walk way and movie theatres are located in different points of the city. (Movies are played in English with sub titles in Spanish).

The main factor for people choosing La Paz to retire are the warmth of the people and of the climate. The nature, ocean waters, desert scenes, flora and fauna are what convert the people to residents. Whether you come to La Paz to invest or to retire, there are a many activities and places to explore to last a lifetime.

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