Vacation Home in Mexico

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Why Buy a Vacation Home in Mexico?

It’s estimated that 90 million North Americans (‘baby boomers’), will be retiring over the next ten years. Riviera Nayarit, Mexico was named one of the Top Places in the World to Own a Second Home (International Property Journal, 2010).

Invest now, and you will get in when the prices are low. The U.S. economy has suffered the worst in recorded history. That situation will not last forever and millions are already looking at retiring to Mexico.

  • Real estate is always a great investment, and choosing a location near the beach will ensure your investment holds its value better than any other!
  • You can be as much, or as little involved in the culture as you like: there are many English speaking areas with everything from high end shopping malls and casinos, to art galleries and symphonies, Walmarts, Home Depots and Costco’s. There are also language lessons, salsa dancing, tacos, quaint street markets and colonial towns with painted squares and live music.
  • Turn key vacation homes available: use as much as little as you like, rent it out while you are away and we take care of it all, ensuring your home is exactly how you like it upon your return.
  • We know how important this phase of your life is and where you choose to retire is crucial to your ability to live the life you’ve always planned for. Three major factors in deciding where to buy a vacation home are: Cost of living (what quality of life will I be able to enjoy there?), Environment (weather, views, amenities), and Community (will I enjoy the social milieu? What is there to do?).

After considering these factors more Canadians and Americans choose to retire in Mexico than anywhere else in the world.

Cost of Living

Mexico’s low cost-of-living and low inflation rate makes it affordable to have a second home, and our turn key rental management program can not only help pay the bills, but in many cases give you a nice return on your investment as well! While initial real estate purchase costs can be equivalent to those in a smaller city in Canada or the US, property taxes, subsequent maintenance and energy costs are dramatically lower, as much as 10-20% of similar costs in Canada. Personal expenses such as food and clothing, medical and dental are also significantly lower. Housekeeper for the day: $15 – 20. Property taxes for the year: $100 – 200. A therapeutic massage: $20 for an hour. Where else can you be 1 block off the beach in a gorgeous brand new 2 bedroom 2 bathroom condo with a giant swimming pool, business center and more close to shopping, international airport and limitless land and water activities year round, for less than $200,000?


Blessed with superb weather and natural beauty, Mexico is as geographically diverse as anywhere on earth. From endless sandy beaches to tropical forests teeming with wildlife, snow-capped mountains to jungle-covered plateaus, and eye-popping scenic wonders such as the ancient ruins of past civilizations, the vast, world-renowned Copper Canyon or the stunning multi-hued deserts of Chihuahua. Mexico is a life-enriching and rewarding experience. The Riviera Nayarit area of Mexico boasts 330 days of sunshine, and is protected by mountains that keep tropical storms and hurricanes away.


In many parts of Mexico, there are all the modern conveniences of large supermarkets and big-box supply stores, satellite TV, in-home hi-speed Internet, top-notch nightlife, restaurants, theatre, and entertainment. On the practical side, there’s a great public transportation system as well as an ever- expanding highway network similar to the US Interstate. There’s access to world-class medical and dental facilities that cost considerably less than elsewhere in North America. Outside of Mexico City and away from the border, violent crime is extremely rare in Mexico. Retirees living here generally find it safer than most major urban areas in Canada. Furthermore, there’s a large ex-pat community

throughout |Mexico that can help newcomers integrate comfortably into the local Mexican community and culture. Many who purchase a vacation home in Mexico find the transition not only seamless but deeply enriching.

In a nutshell, Mexico offers an affordable and enjoyable place to own a second home. And it’s only a few hours flying time from most major North American cities many of which offer direct flights. The issue most people who relocate to Mexico face is when your friends and family come visit, they may not want to leave!

The best way to see if a vacation home in Mexico is right for you, is to experience it! Grupo Real del Mar hosts an exclusive real estate event that combines a 7 day 6 night stay in Mexico with 2 mornings of educational seminars from top experts who teach you all about the tax advantages, legal process and more of buying property in Mexico. Visit our Royal Club Event page to learn more or watch a video about this fun event. If you are considering a vacation home in Mexico, you may qualify to have your accommodation, meals, drinks, and seminars complimentary of charge! Our guarantee to you: NO TIMESHARE. NO PRESSURE. NO OBLIGATION. We focus on helping you make an informed decision, our select real estate developments speak for themselves.

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