Month: September 2018

Temporal Visa or Permanent Visa?

Mexico loves retirees and they show that by making, based on retirement, easy to obtain. All visas, except visitor’s visas (good for 180 days), must be applied for at a Mexican embassy or consulate in your home country before departing. The process for becoming a temporary or permanent resident in Mexico begins outside Mexico where […]

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Infrastructure is first class

With well-maintained highways, fast and stable internet connections, a reliable power grid, modern hospitals offering world-class yet inexpensive medical care, shopping malls that rival any back in the States, efficient public transportation, International airports and plenty of Starbucks, the Riviera Maya provides a sense of comfort and familiarity. Toss in the fact that many locals […]

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The cost of living in the Riviera Maya

While the Riviera Maya is not the least expensive place in Mexico to retire, it certainly offers huge value for money. As with most locations in the world, beachfront property simply costs more to rent and purchase than locations a bit inland. Small, one-bedroom condos located in complexes with direct beach access can be found […]

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Sunny and unique

  240 days of annual sunshine, year-round temperatures averaging in the 80s, gentle tropical trade winds and absolutely no chance of snow, the Riviera Maya exemplifies all you may imagine when thinking of a tropical paradise. While mid-day temperatures in July and August are best spent lazing in a hammock or soaking in the cool […]

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