7 Reasons to Retire in Puerto Vallarta

May 30, 2022
By TAO Mexico

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Has the time come to retire? For many people, retiring on the beach is a dream that can become a reality on the shores of Mexico.

One of the most beloved destinations to retire in Mexico is Puerto Vallarta and for good reason. From its warm climate to the many activities and things to do, Vallarta is a great place to settle down.

If you’re looking for a place where you can fully enjoy your retirement, here are 7 reasons why you should consider retiring in Puerto Vallarta.

Reasons to retire in Puerto Vallarta - Tao Mexico

#1 Connectivity

One of the main reasons why Puerto Vallarta has become a favorite destination to retire in is the excellent connectivity it has. Its international airport receives around 1,000 national flights and 1,500 international flights from different countries every month.

It’s also a well-connected destination by land, offering easy access to metropolitan centers like Guadalajara or to charming Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Towns), as well as other beautiful beaches in the Mexican Pacific.

#2 Weather

In Vallarta, you enjoy a pleasantly warm climate year-round. Its average temperature is 80°F (27°C), and there are practically never heat waves during the summer.

On winter nights, the temperature can drop to 61°F (16°C), but you’ll never need to bundle up too much. It just makes for very enjoyable weather.

#3 Medical Care

A very important point for retirees is the issue of medical care. Vallarta has excellent medical infrastructure, with state-of-the-art health centers and clinics so that you never need to worry.

#4 Beaches and Things to Do

Of course, one of the strongest points for retiring in Vallarta is its beautiful beaches and the endless list of activities the area offers. 

Whether you're looking for a laid-back beach to relax on or a vibrant city life with plenty to do, Vallarta has it. You can play golf, go scuba diving, take dance classes, go on nature expeditions, take part in cultural festivals, and so much more!

Best beaches and things to do in Puerto Vallarta - Tao Mexico

#5 Cuisine

Puerto Vallarta is a foodie paradise! It has an amazing food scene full of upscale restaurants, cozy cafes, beach eateries, and street food joints.

No matter what you’re craving for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, in Vallarta, you’ll always have plenty of options for delicious food!

#6 Cost of Living

Another excellent reason to retire in Puerto Vallarta is its cost of living. Compared to other popular destinations for foreign retirees, such as Florida or Arizona in the US, living in Vallarta is much more affordable.

You can have a high quality of life while still enjoying all the comforts and services of a modern city!

Learn more about the cost of living in Mexico here: How to Retire in Mexico: Visas, Cost of Living, and More

#7 Offer of Properties for Sale

Finally, as a retiree, you’ll want to buy a property where you can truly enjoy your years in paradise. The market in Puerto Vallarta is extremely active, with an excellent offer of condos and houses for sale in luxury developments, each with premium amenities and terraces with incredible views of the sea.

If you’re looking for an exclusive property in the area, at Tao Mexico, we’re specialists in real estate in Puerto Vallarta. We have beautiful 1- and 2- bedroom condos in our private development, Tao Blue Gardens, located in the picturesque center of the city!

We’re also opening properties for sale in our Tao Marina project soon, which will be located in the luxurious Marina Vallarta.

Contact us today! We’ll be happy to meet you and discuss what properties we have available in Puerto Vallarta. It’ll be a pleasure to help you find the home of your dreams in this retirement paradise.

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