Ask the Snowbird Real Estate Expert – Chuck Ashton


Ask the Snowbird Real Estate Expert – Chuck Ashton


If you’re considering Mexico for your retirement, the city of Puerto Escondido in Oaxaca offers the ideal combination of weather, lifestyle and affordability. In this area, Vivo Resorts is the address of choice for discerning real estate buyers looking for the ideal combination of lifestyle and investment.  As the only beachfront resort community in the region, the condominiums and private villa options at Vivo Resorts are proving to be the perfect fit for many Canadians looking to escape winter and enjoy the good life.

The Cost of Living in Puerto Escondido

The cost of day-to-day living is very affordable, you’ll be pleasantly surprised when you see just how much further your money goes!

  • A delicious meal at an authentic cantina will only cost you about $5 or $10
  • A multi-course meal at a high-end beachfront restaurant, including wine, will only set you back about $20
  • A 12-pack of Mexican beer can be had for about $8

Groceries, especially the locally grown organic produce, are astonishingly cheap in Mexico.

The Vivo Resorts Lifestyle

Perhaps the biggest reason of all to call it home. The location on a secluded beach just outside the city limits makes it an idyllic paradise. The climate in the coastal region of Puerto Escondido is the best in all of Mexico. Vivo Resorts is the only community in the region being developed by a Canadian company with a full suite of resort style amenities.  A fully managed rental program (participation is optional) makes it easy to generate cash flow from the investment.

Currently, the still developing resort offers the following amenities:

  • Infinity edge beachfront swimming pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • Full service restaurant
  • Shuttle service to Puerto Escondido

The Clubhouse is now under construction, Amenities that will be available upon it’s completion include:

  • Beachfront Restaurant & Lounge
  • Well Equipped Fitness Facility
  • Yoga Zone
  • Spa
  • General Store
  • Kids Club
  • Business Centre
  • Rooftop Event space

Property owners in this beachfront community are Canadians and Americans that decided a more laid-back and authentic Mexican beach town was the ideal fit for them. It’s simply the right mix of investment opportunity; affordability, climate and lifestyle that makes you want to call it home.

Live your dream life at Vivo Resorts!