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Retire in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Jun 10, 2023

Summary: Playa del Carmen, Mexico is a popular destination for retirees due to its stunning beaches, vibrant culture, and affordable cost of living. There are several retirement communities in Playa del Carmen, offering a variety of amenities such as swimming pools, fitness centers, and social activities. The cost of a nice two bedroom home in Playa del Carmen is typically around $150,000 USD, while a nice three bedroom home can cost around $200,000 USD. The weather in Playa del Carmen is generally warm and sunny, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit.

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What is it like to retire in Playa del Carmen?

"Playa del Carmen is popular among retirees for its stunning natural beauty and vibrant culture. The expat community is active and predominantly made up of retirees from North America and Europe, who can be found taking part in activities such as yoga and spinning classes. There are plenty of cultural attractions such as archaeological ruins, cenotes and the interactive Xcaret eco-park, museums, art galleries and cultural events. Playa del Carmen has numerous beaches and a lively beach-front promenade with plenty of restaurants and stylish bars to choose from. There are also plenty of recreation spots for retirees looking for some leisure, including golf courses, spas, and plenty of local cafes, shops and boutiques. Nightlife is rich and varied, from music venues offering live acts from local performers to pubs, craft and cocktail bars and nightclubs. Retirees in Playa del Carmen and its surroundings have plenty of opportunity to lead an active, enjoyable and rewarding retirement," said a person in Playa del Carmen.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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