Its blue skies, palm trees, colonial architecture and tropical climatewill seduce you, and the remarkably affordable cost of living and peaceful lifestyle will entice you to stay.
Much of this information was provided by Garnet Beach and Sheila Clarke, who live in or near Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, and Susan Dearing in Manzanillo, Colima. Other readers have submitted information in the Comments section below. Stan Gotlieb, a resident of Oaxaca, maintains an FAQ on the subject. An informative article by Rollybrook on moving to Mexico may be found here. There is a Visitors Comments forum on this website where you may ask specific questions. Mexconnect also has a forum on Living, Working & Retiring in Mexico. This is a complex and evolving subject and we could use your help in maintaining this information. Official information can be found at the Mexico Ministry of Foreign Affairs, mostly in Spanish. If you would like to add your knowledge or experiences to this page, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. But don’t ask me–I’m no expert.
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-Carl Franz Says:
Judging from the stack of mail that teeters on the corner of my desk, there is a rapidly growing interest in the idea of retiring to Mexico. As far as I’m concerned, this trend is both healthy and long overdue. In fact, I’ve been predicting since the Sixties that Americans and Canadians would soon wake up and realize that living in Mexico offers many advantages to toughing it out in the chilly North.
Development in Mexico: Surprise! It Isn’t About You:
My favorite place to sit in Bucerias, Nayarit is under the rooftop palapa of “The Bar Above”, a fantastic martini and dessert bar owned by Buddy, who makes the world’s best chocolate soufflé. It is inevitable that I will be joined by one or two old-timers, that is, people who have been traveling to Puerto Vallarta and the Bay of Banderas since the beginning of time. Without fail, as they gaze across the glittering lights of the bay, they say the same thing, “Boy, things sure have changed. I remember when Puerto Vallarta was just a little fishing village.”….(more) by Robin Noelle
- Puerto Escondido, the Hidden Port of Oaxaca, Mexico (ronmitchelladventure.wordpress.com)
- Turtles, turtles, turtles – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (travelpod.com)
- Drinking cocktails the size of our heads in Mexico! (bloggiestbloggyblog.com)
- Escape Villas Expands Portfolio, Launches Exclusive Puerto Vallarta Vacation Rental Site (prweb.com)
- Durango Tierra De Cine (durangoz.wordpress.com)
- Attention Baby Boomers- MORE Reasons to Retire in Puerto Vallarta (solylunarealestate.wordpress.com)
- Mexico looks for rebound in U.S. tourists (itineraries.msnbc.msn.com)
- Space Available for the Holidays at Mexico’s “Beyond All Inclusive, Beyond All Compare” Velas Resorts (prweb.com)
- My recent journey to Puerto Vallarta has me contemplating purchasing property in Mexico (microphone-film.net)