Top 25 Beaches in the Riviera Maya: A Day at Luna Maya Beach

Beach #24 on the Countdown to the Best Beach in the Riviera Maya: Luna Maya Luna Maya Beach has a special charm if you are visiting Tulum, once that you get into the windy road into the hotel area; the first thing you will see will be hotels and restaurants. The jungle covers the roadside and there is not a lot to see, and then after a small curve on the road you will see it: Luna Maya Beach welcoming you into Tulum!  photo Luna Maya 1_zps7o6dpoxb.jpg Luna Maya is a small bay, located beside Zamas Hotel & Restaurant, actually you will notice that Zamas Restaurant and palapa with their cool palapa and colorful tables and chairs; inviting the tourist to take a pause and enjoy a cold drink and the magnificent view. Luna Maya Beach: Getting there If you are coming from Cancun or Playa del Carmen, take Highway 307 southwards towards Tulum. When you reach Tulum itself, you get to the first big intersection with traffic lights and the San Francisco de Asis Super Market, here you take a left turn towards the Tulum beach hotel zone (the street sign says Boca Paila). At the end of this road, follow the road to your right, this is the Tulum coastal road and you will pass lots of small hotels and cabañas until you reach a small bay. It will be located between Zamas hotel and the security checkpoint, you cannot miss it!

Luna Maya Beach: Things to do Luna Maya is a public beach, so you can get your gear and enjoy a relaxing day! It is also surrounded by rocks, so there is not a lot of people walking by. If you don’t feel like taking a lot of things with you, you can also visit the Zamas Restaurant; which offers a nice mix of simple Mexican dishes and cold drinks and cocktails. The rocky sides of the beach also seem to attract some fishing aficionados, you might see them early in the morning or in the late afternoons; standing on the rocks hoping to catch dinner.

Luna Maya Beach: Recommendations If possible try to bring some water shoes, the rocks are quite sharp and this will protect your feet from cuts and scratches. These shoes can be bought in any local supermarket or sports shop in the Riviera Maya. Even though most of the beaches in the Riviera Maya have really calm waters, Tulum has wavy beaches with strong drifts. Make sure to check the flags if there is any or stay in shallow waters if you are not a very good swimmer, there are no lifeguards in Tulum. Tulum has a big natural reserve with jungle and mangroves, that means there is going to be lots of mosquitoes; bringing a biodegradable insect repellent is a must. Have Off! or some other DDT based cream or spray to keep insects at bay: after the rainy season there can be gnats and other insects that don’t seem bothered by citronella.  photo Luna Maya 2_zpsz43hdyfl.jpg Learn about the different beaches in the Riviera Maya, and count down with us every Friday at the Top 25 Beaches in the Riviera Maya. Top Mexico Real Estate is your one and only stop for everything regarding the Riviera Maya, we are here to help people get their dream home in paradise. If you are considering purchasing a home in the Riviera Maya or some other areas of Mexico, feel free to browse our website or contact our certified Real Estate Agents. We have the credentials and expertise to take you from daydreaming to real life! And remember, here at Top Mexico Real Estate… We make it happen!

Explore the Village of Xcalak!

Xcalak is one of the most pristine and remote corners of the Mexican Caribbean, as it is nearly four hours from Cancun, almost on the border with Belize. Besides the beauty of the beach and the colors of the ocean, which will take your breath away, Xcalak is an ideal place for diving, as it is close to both the Mesoamerican reef and the Biosphere Reserve of Banco Chinchorro (an hour and a half by boat from Xcalak).

The village of Xcalak is a great lodging choice if you want to spend some time to snorkel or dive the reefs of Banco Chinchorro; a 43 miles long atoll consisting of three keys. This is one of the best preserved Biosphere Reserve and submarine complex in Mexico, offering an abundance of reef life and more than a dozen shipwrecks.

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The population of Xcalak is below the 400 mark, so it is a small town in every sense of the word. However, the area is developing, and in recent years there have been an increased number of restaurants and tourism services available.

Sure, resting on the beach might seem like the perfect plan for your holidays, sipping on some ice cold drinks and indulging in a bowl of freshly made guacamole or ceviche. But if your mindset changes to a more active mode, there are plenty of things to do in Xcalak: taking a bird watching tour, visit San Pedro in Belize, or go fishing; and of course, visit Banco Chinchorro.

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How to Get There:

From Chetumal:

Take the federal highway 307 to Mahahual and take the Xcalak deviation (a little before reaching a town called Limones). The road is paved and marked up with a sign that reads Xcalak; the road is in good condition with a few potholes. It is located approximately 125 miles from Chetumal.

From Cancun:

From the Cancun International Airport, head south on Highway 307. Depending on your speed and how many stops you make, it will take you roughly 4-1/2 to 5 hours. Once you pass the town of Limones, take a left at the “Cafetal” intersection. There are several signs indicating the turn for both Mahahual and Xcalak. After driving about 50 kilometers on the newly paved road, take a right towards Xcalak.

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We hope you enjoy the tranquility and beauty of Xcalak. If you enjoyed the area and would like to purchase a property, feel free to contact one of our Top Buyer’s Representatives. They have helped many clients through the process of becoming homeowners in Mexico.

And remember, here at TOP MEXICO REAL ESTATE…

We make it happen!

A romantic getaway to Holbox Island!

A romantic getaway to Holbox Island: After all the Christmas festivities in Mexico, many people can feel pretty drained. Let me tell you, between kids activity’s, parties and having family in town, one could need a vacation from their vacation.

Living in the Mayan Riviera gives us a wide variety of romantic little known spots to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and our daily responsibilities: Tulum, Bacalar and Holbox, just to mention some!

We had been in Holbox many times, it’s a perfect relaxing, romance getaway!

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About Holbox:

Holbox is a small island located in the northern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. Famous for being a whale shark sanctuary, this island is ideal for nature lovers and those looking for a tranquil setting to enjoy the beach.

Holbox is 26 miles long and about 1 mile wide, and it offers pristine beaches with white coral sand. The island is located within the Yum Balam Natural Reserve, as a result, the marine life of the island is diverse and abundant: from whale sharks, dolphins, lobsters as well as octopus, stingrays and sea turtles, just to name a few.

How to Get There:

To get to Holbox, first you need to get to the town of Chiquila. You can drive which will take about two hours from Cancun or you can take a 20 minute plane ride. Also, there is a new toll road from Playa del Carmen, but there is also public transportation available.

Once you reach the town of Chiquila, you need to find a safe parking spot for your car and then take a boat or ferry to Isla Holbox. A big boat will charge around 40 pesos per person for a 25 minutes trip to the island, if they are not available you can hire a local fisherman and pay about 250 pesos per boat (for 6 people and their bags).


Its shallow, turquoise waters allow people of all ages and abilities to swim at ease; ideal for snorkeling or paddle boarding. Holbox is also the ideal place to learn or practice kitesurfing, as there is always a strong breeze.

During the months of June to September, Holbox is host to the largest congregation of whale sharks: the largest known fish. These majestic creatures, which can grow up to 15 meters, come every year to feed on plankton. Because of its peaceful nature, you can swim alongside these gentle giants and observe them in their natural habitat. Swimming with whale sharks is an unforgettable experience.

Sport fishing and fly fishing is a popular activity, the ocean is full of fish such as: bonefish, barracuda, snapper, pompano and mackerel, among others. Bird watching is another popular activity, where you will be able to see: flamingos, white and brown pelicans, cormorants, reddish egrets, roseate spoonbills and herons.

There are plenty of other activities to enjoy in Holbox like horseback riding, diving, kayaking through the mangroves, kitesurf, or swim in Yalahau.

Romantic Getaways:

Here are two romantic getaway packages I found in Holbox:

Sweet Escape in Hotel Casa Las Tortugas

Whether you are celebrating a wedding anniversary, a special birthday or an engagement, this Sweet Escape package is a perfect way to say ‘I love you’. This romantic retreat includes a surprise candle-lit dinner on the beach and some of their best spa treatments.

This Package includes:

  • Three nights in a Standard room
  • Half-board for two people (breakfast and lunch)
  • Spa package for two people (Honeymoon package)
  • Romantic dinner on the beach for two people

For only $1175 USD*

*Room upgrade on request.

*Transfer on request.

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Romantic Escape at Casa Sandra

Casa Sandra is a very romantic and intimate home, conceived with art, music and coziness in mind, where every detail is created with love. This boutique hotel provides personalized service and a friendly atmosphere, allowing loved ones can connect more deeply.

This package includes:

  • Three nights’ accommodation with upgrades
  • Daily American breakfast (including one room service per stay)
  • Romantic amenities in your room
  • One hour massage per guest
  • Romantic dinner on the beach with personalized service, a bottle of wine and a special menu
  • Evening cocktails and seasonal fruit platter, one per stay
  • One hour daily golf cart rental
  • Early check-in and late check-out
  • Ground transfer and private plane, one-way each

For Only $2645 USD*

*10% Discount for locals with State issued ID

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If you are looking for an ideal romantic getaway, do not search any further than Holbox! Holbox is the ideal destination for of those looking to rekindle the spark or just recharge. Let the professionals pamper you and your significant other and enjoy everything Holbox has to offer.

Top Mexico Real Estate is your one and only stop for everything Riviera Maya, we thrive to offer our readers the best possible information. We have also helped thousands of clients find their dream home in Mexico. Live the life, Live in Mexico.

And remember, here at Top Mexico Real Estate…

We make it happen!

Off the Beaten Path: Visit San Felipe

The Mayan Riviera can be a crowded place sometimes; if you like adventure and want to visit some unspoiled beaches do not miss the opportunity to visit San Felipe in the neighboring state of Yucatan.

This jewel is located north of the state of Yucatan, 31 km. north of Tizimin and only three hours away from Playa del Carmen. This destination is ideal if you are planning to have a road trip and visit places like Valladolid, Tizimin, El Cuyo, Holbox and the coastal town of San Felipe


This region was inhabited by the ancient Mayan and was known by the name Actum Chuleb. To this date, there are still some Mayan vestiges in the area.

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On February 5, 1853, when they separated from Panabá, the town and port of San Felipe was erected municipality and became part of Tizimin until July 12, 1935, when San Felipe was declared a free municipality.

Once the Spanish settled in the area the main activities were agriculture and cattle, which was shipped to the rest of Yucatan by way of canoes. Nowadays, the main activities are tourism and fishing.


San Felipe welcomes its visitors with rows of multiple colored rustic wooden houses, similar to the ones found in Chetumal and Belize, and not so much like the traditional Yucatecan Colonial architecture with stone and beams. The real estate in San Felipe is beautiful.

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In the surrounding areas it is possible to appreciate a great diversity of flora and fauna, as well as an abundance of mangroves and tropical plants. As for wildlife, there is a variety of fish, crustaceans and molluscs, among which grouper, blonde, saw, octopi, squid, conch, lobster, and others are abundant. On the land, there is a variety of species such as rabbits, foxes, turtles, snakes, gulls, migratory birds and herons, amongst others.

The main attraction in San Felipe is the beach, which can be reached by boat transfer. Once you cross the Ria, you will find a rustic tourism complex with palapas and composting toilets. It is important to be prepared as there is nothing else in that area: no shops, no chairs, and no food. Bring everything you might need such as water, food, a chair or hammock, as well as an icebox, suntan lotion, mosquito repellent and so on, especially if you are planning to stay for longer than a couple of hours.

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The beach is quiet and not very crowded, the water is also very shallow, and you have to walk out several feet to reach a decent depth. It is ideal for small children and snorkeling as the water is extremely clear and many fish and other sea creatures can be seen without any equipment.

Some other attractions in the area are:

Cenote Kambunáh

Isla Cerritos


Observation of crocodiles

Sport fishing

Walking on the bay

Ria Lagartos Reserve

Do not miss the opportunity to enjoy this piece of paradise known as San Felipe; if you are looking for the house of your dreams in Mexico, let the Top Mexico Real Estate Buyer’s Representatives help your dreams come true!

And remember, here at Top Mexico Real Estate…

We make it happen!

New Year’s Eve, Playa del Carmen 2015

It is hard to believe we are already making plans for the end of the year! 2014 has gone by so fast and it has been a great year for us at Top Mexico Real Estate. Throughout the year many new and exciting projects were born, happy customers lived their dream of owning a home in paradise and our sales team grew, becoming greater than ever!

If you are visiting or live near the Playa del Carmen area, we have compiled a list of places that are offering New Year’s dinners to say goodbye to the old year and welcome 2015. Remember that good places get booked quite quickly, make your reservations as soon as possible!

I M P R E V I S T · Resto & Wine

1 Avenida Norte Entre Calle 14 Norte y 16 Norte Bis SN

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo

+52 984 168 7025

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For only $130 USD you will enjoy a delicious gourmet dinner in a nice and romantic setting. Your dinner includes admission to a night full of live music and dancing at the 1st Annual Plank New Year’s Eve Bash!


Av. Juárez Mza. 217 Lote. 2 Col. Ejidal entre diagonal 65 y 70.

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo

52 01 (984) 2062 589 / (984) 1471 563

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If you want to experience a unique gastronomic experience in an amazing place, you cannot miss the opportunity to enjoy your New Year’s dinner at Alux. This beautiful restaurant offers not only the best food and wine in town, but also a mesmerizing ambience: located in a subterranean palace adorned by stalagmites and stalactites and special lighting to create a magical atmosphere.

Enjoy this natural attraction unlike any other; do not forget to bring your camera. Their excellent selection of menus and extensive wine selection combined with a unique setting make for memorable destination dining.

Kool Beach Club

Calle 28 y Playa

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo

01 (984) 803 19 61

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Kool Beach Club is offering a full night of fun on the beach for @ $140 USD. This gourmet 4 course steak and lobster dinner includes a premium open bar from 9pm – 1am, New Year’s Eve party kit, DJ and other entertainment. Ring in the New Year at a Kool, hip location on the beach.

Wah Wah Beach Bar

Calle 2 Nte y Playa

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo

52 984 143 6009

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Wah Wah offers the best party in paradise! No cover, no expensive meal, and no reservations needed! Just come as you are and have FUN! Wah Wah’s will be offering their full menu. Renato and The Jam Session Combo will be rocking the stage all night long and at midnight they will have their annual Balloon Drop.

It’s better on the beach!

Wah Wah Annual Hangover Haven

Just when you thought the party was over, celebrate the First Sunrise of 2015, at Wah Wah’s 1st Annual Hangover Haven! Wah Wah will be serving an all you can eat breakfast buffet with unlimited bloody mary’s and live music for only $220 Pesos. Wah Wah Annual Hangover Haven is from 6am – 11am on January 1st.

Rise and shine into the New Year!

Top Mexico Real Estate wishes you a Happy New Year!

And remember, here at Top Mexico Real Estate…We Make it Happen!

Christmas Shopping in the Riviera Maya: Organic, Natural and Locally Made

Christmas shopping in the Riviera Maya can be done traditionally – there are plenty of department stores, shopping malls and local shops, all ready to wrap your presents and full up those stockings. But what if you want to do something different this year? What if you want to give something organic, natural and locally made?

As a local company, here at Top Mexico Real Estate, we pride ourselves on supporting local business and artisans. So here are some suggestions on where to find alternative presents for all your loved ones.

Tianguis Organico y Natural – Tulum
The initiative:
Tianguis Organico y Natural Tulum was started this year by Aldea Zama, promoting the use of organic and natural products in the Tulum area. Their main objective is to support local producers by allowing them to reach the community with their products. If you visit this market, you can expect to meet more than 20 local producers and purchase directly from them, benefiting their families and the regional development.
The products:
The local producers bring natural products such as organic honey, melipona honey, seeds, embroidery and various crafts.

You can give personalized bottles of honey as a present. All you need to do is order a few bottles of organic honey and some personalized stickers; be it a family photo, a Christmas message or a funny quote. For 30 pesos you get an amazing personalized favor that everyone loves!

When: December 14th & 28th from 10:00 AM- 3:00PM
Where: Commercial area of ALDEA ZAMA

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Tianguis Organico – Valladolid
The initiative:
This market is held the first Sunday of each month, right by the magnificent Convento San Bernardino de Siena. Here you can find local producers and organic farmers from the area and buy their products without intermediaries, supporting the community.

The products:
Amongst the articles you can find here are seeds, books, plants and natural cosmetics. The December edition will have a workshop where kids can make Christmas crafts and will raffle off baskets full of goodies!

Walk a short distance to the central plaza and you will find more artisans selling crafts for a really low price. Some favorites are: honey products and sub products, leather sandals, sisal bags and a lot of embroidered items.

Valladolid is a worthy destination for a weekend getaway; make sure to visit the plaza, the tianguis and the nearby haciendas and cenotes.

When: December 7th from 10:00 AM- 2:00PM
Where: Convent of San Bernardino de Sisal, Valladolid, Yucatan.

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Possima Natural Beauty Products & Spa – Playa del Carmen
The initiative:
Possima is a local company that offers beauty products and services in the Riviera Maya. They offer a wide variety of natural, organic and biodegradable products; forget about harsh chemicals.

One of the beauties of Possima is that all of their face and body products are 100% customized for your specific needs. Karla, the owner, will ask questions about your skin, lifestyle, and habits and formulate a cleanser, tonic, serum or cream to fit you!

There is also a spa where you can get a relaxing massage, facial or get a specific treatment for problems such as varicose veins, cellulite, acne and many more.

The products:
Possima offers over 30 products: organic and natural shampoo, soaps, scrubs, massage candles, bath bombs, hair conditioner, keratin treatments and many more. They also have a line of customized face and body products.

A great idea is to purchase a gift card for a massage or a facial treatment. Can you think of a better gift for a stressed friend or loved one?

When: Monday-Saturday 11:00- 2:00 and 4:00- 9:00 (It is better to make an appointment)
Where: 21 street between 110-A and 110-B Forjadores Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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These are only a few of the many options you can find in the Riviera Maya area. There are many more local hardworking people making handcrafted gifts for you and the people you love.

Playa del Carmen has many huge, commercial chains, both foreign and national; what better way to invest your money than purchasing products directly from local producers and businesses?

Happy shopping and Happy Holidays from Top Mexico Real Estate!

12th Annual Riviera Maya Jazz Festival

The Riviera Maya Jazz Festival graced Playa del Carmen once again. Providing three great nights of FREE jazz music, the massive stage and impressive lighting that lit up the Caribbean sky and rivaled any concert that I have ever been to. It was setup on world famous Mamitas Beach, right on the beach. You heard me right, this beautiful jazz concert was held right on the beach under the stars.

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We met up with some friends, laid out our beach towels and got ready for the concert to start. Oh, and did I mention the picnic basket that we brought filled with beer, wine and snacks for the evening? But if you forgot to bring snacks there were venders selling hotdogs, hamburgers, tacos and BBQ, and, of course, there was a bar setup.

The stage was graced by jazz musicians such as Take Six, Chick Corea & The Vigil, Pat Metheny Unity Group, Kenny Garrett and Colin Hunter to name a few.

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I have never seen anything like it before.  The music was enjoyed by the little ones and old ones alike, everyone was having a great time and as the night went on the crowd kept growing and growing.

There is nothing like laying on the beach with the sand between your toes, looking at the stars and listening to the live jazz music fill the Caribbean air. What a beautiful night! Great jazz music on the beach with about 5,000 of my closest friends.

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Now, if you missed the Riviera Maya Jazz festival, be sure to add it to your calendar for next year!  It is such a wonderful time of year to come to the Riviera Maya, due to the beautiful weather and the variety of events happening during November such as the Jazz Festival, OHL Golf Classic, The Cancun Challenge and of course celebrating Thanksgiving beachfront!

This is certainly an exciting time of year in Playa del Carmen. The Riviera Maya Jazz Festival is the start of snowbird season here in the Riviera Maya and many expats will remain here in paradise until the end of winter, escaping those cold winter months. So mark your calendar and join us next year in paradise.

Swimming with the Turtles in Akumal

Swimming with the turtles in Akumal is a once in a lifetime experience you cannot miss. For centuries or even millennia, turtles have nested in the rocky shores of Akumal where the eggs are left to hatch and re-start the cycle of life.

The presence of this magnificent creatures probably impressed the ancient Mayans, who called this area in the coast, Akumal; “The Place of the Turtle.”

There are seven known species of turtles in the world, and all of them are endangered species; three of them can be seen at the Akumal beaches and two of them nest on the beaches of Akumal.

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Swimming with the Turtles in Akumal: Species found in the area

LOGGERHEAD TURTLES (Caretta caretta):

Adults weigh from 100–200 kg and grow to 1.15 m in length; this species feed primarily on shellfish such as crabs and snails. Nesting season is between April and July, and females nest 3–7 times every season, with approximately 120 round, white eggs in each nest.

GREEN TURTLES (Chelonia mydas):

Adults weigh between 100–250 kg and grow to 1.2 m in length, this species feeds primarily on sea grass. Nesting season is between June and September, and female nests from 3–7 times a year and each nest contains 120–150 round, white eggs.

HAWKSBILL TURTLE (Eretmochelys imbricata):

Adult hawksbill sea turtles weigh around 80 kg and have been known to grow up to 1 m in length, and this turtle’s favorite treat is toxic jellyfish. Please note that this species doesn’t breed in this area, but some specimens can be seen swimming in Akumal.

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Swimming with the Turtles in Akumal: Participate in the conservation effort!

Since its foundation in 1993, Centro Ecológico Akumal (CEA) has had one mission:  protect nesting sea turtles. CEA runs several programs and preserve the natural environment on the Akumal coast.

Their program is operated through a government-authorized management plan for the protection, conservation, research and management of sea turtles on four local beaches. CEA staff and volunteers patrol the beaches nightly to identify and protect nesting females, their nests and hatchlings.

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Volunteers are always welcome, keep in mind this is a physical job that might take a toll on your body. Also the nesting and hatching of the turtles happen mostly during after dusk, so prepare yourself for some sleepless nights.

Volunteers must be willing to cover other educational and promotional positions, and speaking at least two languages is a requirement. Prior knowledge is not required, the volunteers have to have an enthusiastic and adventurous personality and be willing to adjust to a different environment and culture.

General Requirements for Volunteers:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • There is a selection process, not all applicants are accepted.
  • There is a 2 months minimal commitment to the program.
  • There is a monthly fee that helps cover for the program expenses. The cost is $200 USD (foreigners) or $100 USD (Mexicans). The payment is due one month before the start of the program.
  • A valid passport and visa or FM3 for the length of your stay is required.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure that you have all the recommended vaccinations.
  • You should have valid insurance for medical services.

Swimming with turtles in Akumal is a dream for many, but helping preserving the species and the environment is a life changing experience.

Here at Top Mexico Real Estate we pride ourselves on promoting local organizations working to preserve the beauty of the Mayan Riviera. Visit the Centro Ecologico Akumal (CEA) website at to learn more about their programs or to make a donation.

We would like to thank Quetzal for sponsoring this blog. Quetzal is a new development in Bahia Principe. To learn more about Quetzal, please click here.

Medical Tourism In Mexico

Medical tourism in Mexico has been a popular option for North Americans for many years. With the never ending increase of insurance prices and copays, many people look for cheaper alternatives south of the border.

Mexico has many specialized medical tourism destinations, where tourist attractions and medical care come together to address medical issues.  One of the main characteristics of medical tourism in Mexico is the highly qualified doctors and nurses as well as excellent hospital infrastructure.

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Medical Tourism in Mexico: What procedures can I have done?

Medical tourism in Mexico is a great option for people looking for medical services, either because they are out of reach back in their home countries or because they are looking to cut expensive medical bills. Checkups, preventive care, specialized surgery and the recovery process; everything monitored by warm, professional doctors in Mexico.

Some of the most popular medical services performed by medical tourism in Mexico are:

  • Plastic and cosmetic surgery (liposuction, face, mammoplasty)
  • Dentistry (Cosmetic and Reconstructive)
  • Cardiology / cardiac surgery (bypass, valve replacement)
  • Orthopedics surgery (hip replacement or knee joint surgery, arthroplasty)
  • Bariatric surgery (gastric bypass, gastric banding)
  • Fertility (IVF)
  • Transplantation of cells, tissues and organs
  • Eye Surgery
  • Diagnostics and tests

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Medical Tourism in Mexico:  International Accreditations

The best way to ensure you get the best medical care possible is to do research and make sure you are being treated in a safe hospital or clinic.

Mexico has 9 hospitals and 1 medical center that comply with accreditation from the Joint Commission International, which is internationally recognized as a symbol of quality that reflects the commitment of an organization to meet performance standards. The Federal Ministry of Health has certified 105 hospitals, 98 of which are certified to international standards.

Medical Tourism in Mexico:  Quality and Low Cost

Mexico is an attractive country for health care for many reasons: the quality of medical services, the wide range of destinations, internationally accredited hospitals and the cost of medical care. It is observed that the main treatments offered include dental, ophthalmic, orthopedic and rehabilitation; and scheduled surgeries, plastic and aesthetic, which can become 60% ​​to 80% cheaper than in the United States.


Why spend thousands of dollars back home if you can get the same procedure for a fraction of the cost. The key is to find the right accredited professional, do research, and look for internationally recommended hospitals and doctors in order to ensure your health and safety.

This might be more difficult than you think, medical tourism is not regulated. The Center of Disease Control (CDC) makes some recommendations to people considering medical tourism. Once that you have decided to go ahead with your medical tourism trip, there are plenty of Medical Tourism agencies willing to do the arrangements for you.

We would like to thank Dental Bio-Esthetics for sponsoring this blog. Dental Bio-Esthetics and Dr. Michelle Spears, DDS is one of the foremost leaders in dental cosmetology and dentistry in the Riviera Maya. To learn more about Dental Bio-Esthetics, please click here.

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