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Cayman is a wonderful place to live for expats, a traditional destination among American, Canadian and retirees looking for a Tropical Paradise to call home. There are so many things to love about the Cayman Islands: year-round warm weather, beautiful towns and endless beaches.

 

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Destination & Adventures

Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo Life

Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo like so many other Mexican towns and cities — even those on the coast — is affordable to buy into and affordable to live in. The population growth in the region has also been attracting some major commercial investors to the region; and so modern, avant-garde amenities, like super-centers selling imported U.S. goods, modern shopping centers, cinemas, good restaurants and modern healthcare centers and clinics are just some of the modern amenities being enjoyed by residents in the  area. For people who want a real taste of Mexico and also want some U.S.-style commercial comforts to support their lifestyle, Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo are great options.

Low cost of living in Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo is one of the main motivations for people looking to retire in Mexico. Your pension or savings will stretch much further in Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo. The lower cost of living in here allows you to enjoy a better life on a lot less money.

Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo Style

Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo remains an authentic Mexican destination; a place where you can still find tienditas (small local stores) run independently by local families, ambulant vendors, local plumbers and carpenters advertising their services on the street, and the abundance of day-to-day life situations which are omnipresent across most of Mexico’s towns and cities and which help to put emphasis on the definition of ‘the real Mexico’.

For retirees seeking a tropical paradise for part or full-time retirement in Mexico, Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo; part hippy, part artsy, part chic, part traditional and unmistakably Mexican, combines these many and varied characteristics to form a unique and beautiful location for retirement living in Mexico.

 

Cost of Living in Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo

The cost of living in Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo is typically less than it is the USA, Canada and Western Europe, although precise costs depend upon your lifestyle choices.

Low cost of living in Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo is one of the main motivations for people looking to retire here.

Your pension or savings will stretch much further in Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo. Allowing you to live in a beautiful paradise and enjoy the little luxuries Ensenada has to offer.

The more time you spend living in Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo, the more money you save. Owning a property helps to make this possible offering yet another way to find savings.

Everything from beer to taxis and dental treatment cost a fraction of the going rates in the U.S., Canada and Europe.

Enjoy Retirement in Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo

It’s no wonder why so many people are choosing Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo as their retirement landing spot. It has everything you need and more, from the must-haves like a good infrastructure, affordability, healthcare, and safety, to the fun stuff like an interesting culture, a wide range of restaurants, friendly people from all over the world, and lots to do.

Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo lifestyle is all about sunshine, rich cultural traditions, historical heritage, a slower pace of life and lower living costs. Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo has been an expat magnet for decades.

Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo is a wonderful place to live for expats, a traditional destination among American and Canadian retirees looking for a Paradise to call home. There are so many things to love about Ensenada: year-round warm weather, beautiful city and beaches, as well as low costs of living.

You may wish to consider Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo for your retirement home. In addition to unlimited water-born recreational opportunities such as boating, fishing, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, and kayaking.

Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo also provides modern infrastructure with a stable electrical grid and high-speed internet.

Lifestyle Highlights

  • Community  
  • Affordable Living    
  • Tropical Paradise
  • Health Care
  • Beach Lifestyle
  • Retirement Destination
  • Traditional Culture
  • Modern Amenities                                   
                   

Lifestyle Highlights

  • Community  
  • Affordable Living    
  • Tropical Paradise
  • Health Care 
  • Beach Lifestyle
  • Retirement Destination
  • Traditional Culture
  • Modern Amenities
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Health and Health Care

Last but not least; living in Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo is healthier. Life is more relaxed and stress free. This has health benefits in itself. Also, fresh local fruit and vegetables, as well as seafood, is more readily available at a much better price. Year-round warm weather and pleasant climate makes it easier to be active outdoors. Excellent health-care is available at a fraction of U.S. costs. Being healthy becomes very easy, and affordable. Wouldn’t it be nice to “invest” in your health by saving money?

Healthcare in Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo
In addition to Mexico’s state sponsored healthcare provided via the country’s national health service IMSS, good quality healthcare services offered through private clinics with US standard healthcare services exist in Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo. The privately-run out patient clinics available locally are ideal for day-to-day ailments, sprains, broken bones and other health matters.

In recent years, medical companies have invested millions of dollars in Mexico building and supplying first-world standard private medical facilities. This has come about as a result of research showing that Ensenada is becoming a top location for foreign expatriates as well as wealthy and well-off Mexicans.

Real Estate Market in Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo

Prices for real estate continue to hold for desirable properties overlooking the ocean and as further planned development takes place, the supply of land for dwelling houses and constructed homes is likely to increase in the years ahead.

Prices of realty in Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo, as in all Mexican destinations, have risen considerably over the last decade, although they still remain at very affordable levels when compared to ocean-side realty prices in the U.S. and Western Europe.

Land development continues to take place here as the economy prospers — brought about through government initiatives as well as domestic and foreign capital inflows — continues to rise.

Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo offers a wide variety of property types to choose from. Realty developers have entered the market in earnest and this, coupled with other smaller as well as private investment projects has produced a local realty market that serves a broad range of interests and budgets including modest condos and casitas (little houses) mid range and luxury condos, apartments, suburban town homes as well as super luxurious properties on the beach or overlooking the sea.

Everything from bills and taxes to maintenance and renovation will be lower for a vacation or retirement property.

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Activities & Adventures

Activities for a Healthy Lifestyle

Your new life in the Caymans is sure to consist of plenty of new activites, but how about adding a touch of adventure as well? For those who can’t shake that adrenaline bug, consider booking an exciting couples’ excursion, such as zip-lining through the jungle or setting sail on catamaran. Isn’t it time to make the most out of your new life?

Sun and Sand

Beach, Swimming & Sunbathing

Beaches

Cayman Islands are blessed with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. From beachcombing to swimming and sunbathing, Cayman Islands’ beaches will not disappoint.

 

Swimming

With miles of coast and several islands to choose from, there truly is a beach for everyone and every activity. You will find beaches with gentle, moderate waves in Cayman Islands, perfect for families with children.

Sunbathing

Get away to quiet stretches of white sandy secluded from the world, with practically no waves. It is ideal for snorkeling, swimming and basking in the sun.

Romance

Weddings, Honeymoons & More 

Weddings

Celebrate your romance with a destination wedding in the Cayman Islands. Romantic weddings on a sugar sand beach, rich sunsets and the most beautiful bays in the world are the perfect backdrop for your destination wedding.

Bachelor/ette

Your bachelorette/bachelor party can be the most fun you’ve had in years! With bit of planning  beforehand, Cayman Islands is the perfect spot to plan such an adventure.

Honeymoon

Your honeymoon is sure to consist of plenty of romance, and the Cayman Islands are the honeymoon destination. From quiet privacy to all out partying, Cayman Islands have something for every honeymooner.

Renewal of Vows

A rededication to your marriage is an exciting thing – you can do it as often as you like. With vow renewals (or reaffirmations) you have the opportunity to have the ceremony you’ve always wanted.

On the Sea

SUP, Sea Kayak & Sailing

SUP

Paddle boarding is undoubtedly a great way to get in contact with the marine environment in the Cayman Islands. Easy to learn and a great way to have fun in the beautiful bays of the Cayman Islands.

Sea Kayaking

Your kayaking adventure, exploring and paddling in the beautiful bays of the Cayman Islands, visiting deserted islands will make your kayaking excursions something to remember for a long time.

Sailing

Sea breezes and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The Cayman Islands are your perfect exotic location for sailing and learning to sail. Bask in the sun and enjoy the unbelievable sunsets.

In the Sea

Snorkel & Scuba Diving

Snorkel

Cayman Islands’ warm waters and coral reefs are home to a variety of tropical fish. Small coral formations and sea fans paint the sea floor. Whale sharks and humpbacks although rare sometimes make an appearance.

Scuba

A premier holiday destination with an established scuba industry. Cayman is one of the top dive destinations anywhere. With over 40 operators and 365 sites marked with moorings, thrill-seekers from all over take the plunge here. Shallow dives great for beginners to deep dives.

Fishing the Sea

Deep Sea, Shore & Lake

Fishing

 Discover fishing in the Cayman Islands. Fishing here shows the diversity of deep-sea fishing in the area. Cayman Islands Fishing Guides can help you to find those coastal catches, and all of the great fish that can be found in the shallow reefs of the nearby areas.

Deep Sea

Big attraction for anglers heading to the Cayman Islands is unquestionably saltwater fishing. Thanks to her fantastic deep waters surrounding the coastlines, sport fishing for highly sought after big game species is incredibly popular.

Shore

Surf fishing and fly fishing are great alternatives here too—cast your line from the beach and see what you can catch. This is an especially popular pastime early in the mornings and a great way to spend time with the family.

Family

Surf fishing and fly fishing are great alternatives here too—cast your line from the beach and see what you can catch. This is an especially popular pastime early in the mornings and a great way to spend time with the family.

Golf by the Sea

Golfing Experiences

Golf

Grand Cayman is ideal for golfing, and they have world-class facilities that are available to players of all levels. Golf is a popular activity for residents and visitors alike. There are two golf courses on-Island, a nine-hole and an eighteen-hole.

On Land

Horses, Hiking, Biking, ATV

On Horseback

If adventure is on your mind, we have guided bicycle rides, horseback riding, rappel and other great adrenalin perk-up options or if you prefer something more relaxing, take a city tour, a countryside adventure or a sunset cruise.

Hiking & Biking

Mountain bike and hiking tours led by local guides—a great choice for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Ride and hike along scenic trails through forested areas, river beds and jungles.

Off Road

Rugged mountain terrain and hidden treasures create the perfect setting for an off-road  adventure. Drive your own ATV through jungles full of surprises and new adventures.

Lifestyle

Live the Lifestyle

Living

Looking for Lifestyle Options? When considering the Cayman Islands as a place to live or retire, the knowledge we share will help you to create a plan, and we’ll connect you with useful lifestyle services and property choices.

Retire

Many consider the Cayman Islands for their retirement home. With recreational opportunities such as boating, fishing, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, kayaking and a modern infrastructure, stable electrical grid and high-speed internet.

Lifestyle

Variety of lifestyles, from resorts, condos and other full-time housing—it’s a perfect place for those seeking an “always on vacation” lifestyle. The Caymans have everything you need and more, affordability, healthcare, safety, culture and cuisine.

Real Estate

Finding the Right Investment

Real Estate

Opportunities for real estate investment in the Cayman Islands for entrepreneurs in the business. Beachfront and beach view homes, condos, apartments and private land are all good options for investing in this attractive and up and coming area.

Beach Houses

It is always a wonderful idea to set up villas, apartments, and other residential units in the vicinity of a stunning ocean, pristine beaches, and picturesque lagoons. The attractiveness of the Cayman Islands has always been a magnet that attracts buyers and tenants at any time of the year.

Culture

Experience the Culture

Culture

Strolling the streets of Grand Cayman you hear kitchen band – blending the soul of jazz, the happiness of calypso and the message of reggae. The Cayman Islands shares a wonderful relationship with music, and has several festivals during the year. 

Culture

The Cayman Islands enjoys a vibrant art scene with over 250 practicing artists, seven commercial galleries, a National Gallery with a permanent art collection and rotating contemporary art exhibitions per annum, and several publicly accessible artist’s studios

Cuisine

Enjoy the Food & Drink 

Food & Drink

The Cayman Islands is home to world-renowned chefs, a host of local, artisanal fare, as well as lively nightlife for any taste. The beginning of the year is kicked off with the annual Cayman Cookout in January.

Rum Punch

Every establishment on Grand Cayman has its own recipe for rum punch…and virtually all are delicious. The only common denominator is that they use local rum and fruit juice. Be sure to sample at least a couple different ones.

Beer

Beer enthusiasts know there’s nothing better than visiting a brewery with good friends to try a new brew! Visiting the Cayman Islands, you’ll soon discover  fantastic bars, restaurants and a great brewery: The Cayman Islands Brewery!

Rum

West Indian history immersed in the rum trade, the Seven Fathoms Distillery produces the only spirit made entirely in the Cayman Islands. The rum goes down smooth and dry, and features distinct sugarcane and citrus notes.

Where to Stay

Find the Right Resort

Resorts

Cayman resorts are perennial favorites among globetrotters. With a variety of beach options, rich heritage and fantastic food, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a place that’s got more to offer within such easy reach of most travelers.

Resorts

With her gorgeous beaches and upscale resorts, the Cayman Islands are the perfect vacation destination for those looking for relaxing fun in the sun. Soak in the sunshine, go for a rum tasting, spa treatment or fill your day with outdoor adventures. So many options.

Resorts

If you’re looking for warmth, relaxation, and an amazing experience, look no further than the Cayman Islands. Around every corner of the islands there are plenty of new adventures and surprises.

Special Trips, Tours & Events:  Cayman Islands

Taste of the Carribbean 

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Romance

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Activities

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Beach Time

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Real Estate And Life-Style Tour

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This is where most tourists go, and where many US and Canadian ex-patriots have settled into retirement homes. Many high-end hotels and gated residential communities, which have attracted the rich and famous, are found on these beaches.

There is, in fact, a steady drumbeat of activities all year long from organized bicycle rides down the coast to cuisine-based celebrations to surfing and deep sea fishing contests.

If variety is the spice in your life, then consider us as your retirement place. From its geography to its night life, Cayman embodies variety.

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