come and know Puerto Vallarta, you’ve been waiting for this moment for years. Retirement, and with it, the ability to relocate to the destination of your dreams. Perhaps some of your friends have retired to Florida or Texas, but you crave something more.

You know you want warm weather and a relaxed lifestyle, but not sure if you want to stay national. You’re craving adventure, something new, something exciting to start your journey of retirement, the next chapter of your life. You’ve heard of folks relocating to Mexico for retirement and are thinking this sounds nice, do-able, and everything you’ve been looking for in retirement. But where in Mexico should you retire? With so many incredible locations, it can be difficult to decide where exactly you want to settle.

You’ve of course heard of Cancún and Los Cabos, and perhaps have even vacationed there. So, while you’ve been thinking of relocating there, you’ve also heard a lot of people talk about Puerto Vallarta. Or perhaps you’ve known about Puerto Vallarta for a long time and have had your eye on retiring here since day one.

Regardless, did you know that Puerto Vallarta is the number one destination in Mexico for retirees?

Puerto Vallarta has taken the lead for tropical relocation destinations in all of Mexico. But why?! So many things make Puerto Vallarta attractive, but it’s laid-back lifestyle, leisure activities, and cost of living make it a prime location for retirement. And of course, Puerto Vallarta real estate continues to offer residents an undeniable quality of life for such little cost. Whether you are looking for a luxury beachfront villa, a condominium overlooking the city, or a small home tucked into the Sierra Madre mountains, Puerto Vallarta offers residents perfect Real Estate options.

Laid Back Lifestyle

Puerto Vallarta

In Puerto Vallarta, everything goes, and time stands still. With a laid-back lifestyle, there is a sense of tranquility that blankets over the Banderas Bay, making Puerto Vallarta an inviting and comfortable place to live, perfect for your retirement. But don’t get us wrong, there is always excitement happening all over the bay, that will keep your retirement fun, exciting, and stress-free.

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Picture this. You’ve woken up, had your fresh cup of coffee on your terrace overlooking the beautiful horizon and Banderas Bay. You’ve settled into your new home and are wondering what the day has in store for you. To put it simply, the possibilities of activities to do in a day are absolutely limitless. Whether you are looking to take a dip in the freshwater rivers of the Sierra Madre mountains or hang out at your favorite beach club sipping on a frozen margarita, leisure and activities in Puerto Vallarta don’t disappoint.

Maybe you’ve been dying to try scuba diving or water sports such as water-skiing. Or perhaps you want to take a load off on the famous Bahia golf course in Punta Mita, or take that art class you’ve always wanted to do. Regardless of what your favorite pastime is, rest assured that Puerto Vallarta has got it to offer.

Cost of Living in Puerto Vallarta

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We have talked endlessly about the cost of living in Puerto Vallarta, and how it is incredibly inexpensive compared to other tropical Mexican destinations like Los Cabos or Cancún. Puerto Vallarta gives you an unparalleled quality of life for less. What may cost you an arm and a leg back home will cost 50% less if not more down here in Puerto Vallarta. Retirement should be as effortless and stress-free as possible, and finances are definitely something you don’t want to have to think twice about. That’s where Puerto Vallarta comes into play.

Gastronomy Experience  

The gastronomic experience is absolutely booming in Puerto Vallarta. With new restaurants and bars opening daily, there has simply never been a better time to hit the town for a night of wining and dining in Puerto Vallarta. From boozy brunches at Cha to elegant dinners at Café de Artistes, there is no end to the dining experiences Puerto Vallarta offers both residents and visitors alike. While of course you won’t just be retiring to Puerto Vallarta because of the gastronomic experience, it sure is a huge plus!


Puerto Vallarta offers residents incredible and unparalleled convenience services that will make you feel right at home in your retirement. From Costco and Starbucks to Uber and Outback Steakhouse, Puerto Vallarta has convenience services that most of us find comfort and refuge in on a daily basis in our hometowns. Puerto Vallarta has incredible supermarkets, like La Comer and Chedraui, and of course, local markets in which you can find locally sourced fruits, vegetables, meat and fish.

There are hospitals and medical clinics in every neighborhood, libraries, malls and art galleries, incredible restaurants and bars that each offer unique flavors and gastronomic experiences. Puerto Vallarta simply has it all with convenience services accessible to residents all over the bay. So, whether you decide to buy your property in Punta Mita or Conchas Chinas, you’ll be close to some of the best convenience services Mexico has to offer!

Retiring in Puerto Vallarta is a no-brainer. When you think of retiring to Mexico, rest assured that Puerto Vallarta is the place to do it. From its rich culture and art history to vibrant colors and gastronomy experience, endless leisure activities and care-free lifestyle, Puerto Vallarta provides residents with perhaps the best quality of life known to mankind, where jungle meets the ocean. If you have any questions about buying property in Mexico, Vistalegre Realty is here to help!