Around the beginning of November, Playa del Carmen gets cold, so cold, in fact, that the locals will get out their winter jackets and wool winter hats. How cold is this freezing winter weather? Try 68 degrees!
Now, of course, you're thinking that's not cold at all. And you're right. Coming from Denver or Calgary, or just about anywhere else north of the Rio Grande, you find this winter pleasantly warm. You'll be able to walk around in shorts and sandals, and you'll be watching the locals shivering in their winter jackets and wondering what happened to them!
This is a great reason to buy Playa del Carmen real estate; every year, when the cold season rolls around, instead of making yourself go through the aches, pains and snow shovelling of a real winter (the people here couldn't even imagine what it's like to reach 15º F, let alone 0 or below, ) you could be enjoying walks on the beach.
Instead of having to put on a winter jacket and boots every morning, you could be changing into a swim suit; instead of shovelling snow, you could be watching kids shovel sand for their sand castles on the beach (even the locals go out to the beach in the middle of the day when t sun warms things up to about 75!) Instead of spending evenings watching the news about the blizzard, you could be listening to a live Jazz concert right on the beach.
Homes and condos in Playa del Carmen can be found in many shapes, sizes and locations, and for just about any budget; while luxury right on the beachfront tends to be pricy, excellent properties just a few blocks back can be found for very accessible prices. Besides this, the cost of living in the warm-weather climate is also much lower than back home. If you spend even 6 months of the year here, you will notice large savings in everything from eating out, to medical service or the grocery bill.
Start your Playa del Carmen real estate search today, and come down for a visit to see the difference for yourself. By the way, you WILL see the locals a bundled up like it's really cold, while you enjoy walking around in flip-flops and your bathing suit! To be fair to them, after 6 months of 95 degrees, 68 does begin to feel cold.