With miles of sandy beaches and turquoise blue water, beachside living in Mexico has significant advantages. Aside from breathtaking vistas, fun outdoor recreation, and fresh seafood just a catch away, living by the ocean increases mood and overall wellbeing. If you are looking to move and invest in a property in one of Mexico's gorgeous beach towns, check out these hot locales for serious consideration.
One of Mexico's most visited towns, Cancún turned from a small fishing village to a well-developed beach town filled with vacation-goers and tourists. If living close to the action appeals to you, Cancun offers plenty of things to do as well as being one of the least expensive beach towns.
2. Playa del Carmen ("Playa" to the locals)
About one hour south of Cancún, Playa del Carmen is situated on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. This hot spot for European and North American vacationers is brimming with trendy restaurants, shopping, and some of Mexico's best diving and snorkeling. Playa is easily the fastest growing city in Mexico.
Set along the Caribbean Sea at the center of Mexico's Ruta Riviera Maya, Tulum offers vast beauty along with affordable seaside living. With rocky coastlines, the Great Mayan Reef, tropical jungles, golfing, and remnants of Mayan temples, Tulum provides plenty of benefits of which to call home.
4. Puerto Peñasco
Over on the west coast, Puerto Peñasco is located in the northwestern corner of the state of Sonora and is the most convenient for commuting to the US. Just over an hour from the border, Puerto Peñasco has been a playground for North Americans for 100 years. With pristine beaches, calm waters, and close proximity to the US, this beach town makes a perfect vacation home. Part of the Sonoran Desert, this region gets plenty of sunshine year-round.
5. Puerto Vallarta
Set on Mexico's central Pacific coast, Puerto Vallarta has been one of Mexico's most popular resort towns since the 1960's. With scenic vistas of crystal-blue waters and the Sierra Madre Mountains, Puerto Vallarta excels when it comes to ocean views. Expect to find plenty of condos, high-rise apartments, and a myriad of shops, cafes, bakeries, restaurants, and bars hugging the coastline.
6. Cabo San Lucas
Situated on the far southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, a Mexican beach paradise awaits. What was once a quiet fishing village, is now the place to be seen. Touristy, but not tacky, Cabo attracts the elite. With over 320 days of sunshine a year, most activities are centered around the beach, golf courses, and the great outdoors.
As leading real estate group in Mexico, GMP Group specializes in residential and tourism real estate. Contact us to learn more about our current and upcoming projects and investments. Our team of passionate people are experts in real estate development, investment, and construction throughout Mexico. From contemporary beach villas on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico to high-rise condos, GMP can help find you new seaside escape.