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Saint Lucia is a wonderful place to live for expats, a traditional destination among American, European and Canadian retirees looking for a Tropical Paradise to call home. There are so many things to love about Saint Lucia: year-round warm weather, beautiful colonial cities, villages and beaches.

 

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Punta de Mita 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, Punta de Mita is a great option.

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

Saint Lucia Style

Punta de Mita 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, Punta de Mita; 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 Punta de Mita

The cost of living in Punta de Mita 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 Punta de Mita is one of the main motivations for people looking to retire here.

Your pension or savings will stretch much further in Punta de Mita. Allowing you to live in a beautiful paradise and enjoy the little luxuries Punta de Mita has to offer.

The more time you spend living in Ensenada, 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 Punta de Mita

It’s no wonder why so many people are choosing Punta de Mita 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.

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

Punta de Mita 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 Punta de Mita for your retirement home. In addition to unlimited water-born recreational opportunities such as boating, fishing, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, and kayaking.

Ensenada 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 Punta de Mita 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 Punta de Mita
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 Punta de Mita. 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 Punta de Mita

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 Punta de Mita, 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.

Punta de Mita 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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Saint Lucia

Activities & Adventures

Explore Your Destination

Your vacation to Saint Lucia is sure to consist of plenty of fun and excitement, but how about adding a touch of adventure as well? For those who can’t shake that adrenaline bug, consider booking exciting excursions, such as zip-lining through the jungle, setting sail on a catamaran cruise or snorkeling and diving, to make the most out of your destination.

Sun and Sand

Beach, Swimming & Sunbathing

Beaches

Saint Lucia is blessed with an abundance of beautiful beaches, many of which are blissfully devoid of people. You can literally have the best Saint Lucia beaches all to yourself!

Swimming

And of course, there is no better way to enjoy the late afternoon than by taking in a breathtaking sunset accompanied by the crashing waves.

Sunbathing

Saint Lucia with her lush jungle atmosphere and mountain backdrop, you can explore colonial landmarks and spend you days spotting giant manta rays on one of the area’s pristine beaches.

Romance

Weddings, Honeymoons & More 

Weddings

Celebrate your romance with a destination wedding in Saint Lucia. Romantic weddings on a sugar sand beach, rich sunsets and one of the most beautiful islands in the world is the perfect backdrop for your destination wedding.

Bachelor/ette

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

Honeymoon

Your honeymoon is sure to consist of plenty of romance and ambience, and Saint Lucia is the perfect honeymoon destination. From quiet privacy to all out partying, Saint Lucia has 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 Saint Lucia. Easy to learn and great way to have fun in the hidden coves and bays of Saint Lucia.

Sea Kayaking

Your kayaking adventure paddling a short distance off the coast home to wildlife, including dolphins, turtles and whales. Glide along the Roseau River and bask in the mystical serenade by the various wildlife.

Sailing

Sea breezes and the most beautiful beaches in the world. Saint Lucia is the 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

Saint Lucia’s warm waters and coral reefs are home to a variety of tropical fish. Small coral formations and sea fans paint the sea floor. Spotting whales and dolphins makes for a fun filled day.

Scuba

Diving in Saint Lucia offers a large variety of dive spots for divers of all skill levels. See rays, sharks, sea turtles, colorful fish and corals up close. Saint Lucia’s crystal clear waters invite you to come back again and again.

Fishing the Sea

Deep Sea, Shore & Lake

Fishing

Saint Lucia is considered one of the best big game fishing destinations in the Caribbean. Deep sea fishing on Saint Lucia can begin just 20 minutes after sailing begins, when the drop-off allows sea depths to reach over 2,000 feet.

Deep Sea

Attraction for anglers heading to Saint Lucia 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

There are two golf courses on St. Lucia: one at the Sandals Regency St. Lucia Golf Resort & Spa and one at the St. Lucia Golf and Country Club located at Cap Estates on the northern end of the island.

Golfing

Surrounded by beautiful natural wonders, the golf courses of Saint Lucia will keep golf fanatics who cannot imagine a vacation spent without any time on the green, happy to learn that there is plenty of golf to choose from on Saint Lucia.

On Land

Horses, Hiking, Biking, ATV

On Horseback

The famous beaches of the region are perfect for your ride on horseback, breathe in the sea breeze and experience the incredible sunset. A sunset ride makes for some unforgettable memories.

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 experiences and adventures.

Lifestyle

Live the Lifestyle

Living

Looking for Lifestyle Options? When considering Saint Lucia 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 Saint Lucia 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. Saint Lucia has everything you need and more, affordability, healthcare, safety, culture and cuisine.

Real Estate

Finding the Right Investment

Real Estate

Opportunities for real estate investment exist in Saint Lucia for condos, homes and other beachfront and ocean view properties. With increasing prices, good investments are available in the region.

Beach Houses

Villas, apartments, and other residential units in the vicinity of a stunning ocean, pristine beaches, and picturesque lagoons. The attractiveness of Saint Lucia has always been a magnet that attracts buyers and tenants at any time of the year.

Culture

Experience the Culture

Culture

Saint Lucia’s history is a rich tapestry. For hundreds of years, the island has been a melting pot of cultures; in many ways, it was a gateway to the New World.  The island has a strong sense of heritage and cultural identity that locals vigorously celebrate to this day.

Culture

Saint Lucia was first known as “Louanalao” by the Arawak Indians in 200 AD, meaning “Island of the Iguanas,” and then “Hewanorra,” in 800 AD when the Carib Indians arrived and assimilated their culture into Saint Lucia.

Cuisine

Enjoy the Food & Drink 

Food & Drink

Saint Lucia is well known for its varieties of regional and national food and drink. From street food to exquisite culinary delights paired with regional beverages, beer and rum with long histories and international reputations.

Rum

Saint Lucia like many other Caribbean islands, is dotted with rum distilleries, and you’d be remiss if you left without a taste of this easy-to-drink specialty. There are handful of distilleries to choose from.

 

Beer

Piton (beer) is a Pilsner beer brand from the island of Saint Lucia, brewed by Windward & Leeward Brewing Limited, which is owned by Heineken. The beer was named for the Gros Piton and Petit Piton mountains on the island. It was first brewed on October 7, 1992

Where to Stay

Find the Right Resort

Resorts

Saint Lucia’s 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, Saint Lucia is 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.

St. Lucia is one of the most naturally beautiful islands in the Caribbean. From tall mountain peaks to palm-lined beaches, lush rainforest, and vibrant coral reefs, the island begs to be explored.

With its ribbons of sandy beaches, swaying coconut palms, warm waters, and coral reefs, Saint Lucia is indeed paradise.

Nature lovers and active adults enjoy the St. Lucia lifestyle likely more than most. St. Lucia boasts a wide range of land and sea adventures on the island.

Special Trips, Tours & Events: Saint Lucia

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Romance

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Activities

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Beach Time

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