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SEPTEMBER 2016: OVERVIEW: My costs start in Isla Mujeres and include: Transport from Isla Mujeres to Playa Del Carmen 14 nights in an ABOVE GRANDPAcking Standard Aircon Vacation Rental Bicycle Rental for 12 days Food & Drink Mobile Data / Communications CROSS REFERENCES: For more detail, read about Playa Del Carmen Information. Click here to read about Retirement Locations in this country. Click here for detailed Travel Information and more Travel Budgets in this country. Read About – GRANDPAcking Costs if you don’t know how to interpret my figures. SPREADSHEET SUMMARY: MY ACTUAL 1 PERSON GRANDPAcking COSTS: Cost Of Existence (COE): My costs are purely provided for information purposes. I […]

Playa Del Carmen – Mexico – GRANDPAcking Costs



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SEPTEMBER 2016: Why not read our Mexico Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I will not try and re-invent the plethora of information that is already on the internet. Playa Del Carmen (PDC) is well documented. I will try and focus on information that you might find useful in your decision-making process. PDC is located along the Caribbean Sea in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. It is a very popular tourist area in eastern Mexico. For GRANDPAckers, PDC is affordable … Read on … A BIT ABOUT PDC: In stark contrast to Isla Mujeres (Island of Women), PDC is more like Cancun: a touristic party town. PDC has recently undergone […]

Playa Del Carmen – Mexico – Information



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SEPTEMBER 2016: Why not read our Mexico Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: Isla Mujeres is an island just off the ‘tip’ of the Yucatan Peninsula near (the infamous) party town of Cancun. The island was a Mayan sanctuary to goddess Ixchel for about one thousand years. Modern inhabitants arrived about 1850. The island is about 7km in length. The north end sees the most tourist action with the main town area (and the ferry port) whilst the south end of the island is host to mostly private homes and guest houses. Many locals live in the central part of the island. For GRANDPAckers, Isla Mujeres is too expensive. Read […]

Isla Mujeres – Mexico – Information



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SEPTEMBER 2016: Click here to read our Mexico Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I made my way from San Miguel de Allende to Queretaro. I stayed for 7 nights. Accommodation in the Queretaro Historical Centre is a problem … On ANY hotel search engine (including my favourites: AGODA.COM and BOOKING.COM), you will struggle to find a nice Double Room in a Hotel with Ensuite for less than MXP600 / night (60% of our daily GRANDPAcking Budget!). So, as with Ajijic and Guanajuato, I booked a Vacation Rental through TRIPADVISOR: the Departamento Estander. I paid MXP434 / night. As pure accommodation, I thought that the Estander was good value for money. The problem with it, however, […]

Queretaro – Mexico – To Isla Mujeres