Playa Del Carmen, Mexico (PressExposure) October 26, 2009 -- The fishing village of San Felipe lies between the San Pedro Martir Mountains and the Sea of Cortez. This small town traditionally depended upon fishing for their livelihood. More recently, tourism has replaced fishing as the primary industry and more and more foreigners are buying beachfront property and vacation homes in San Felipe. The fish taco was invented in San Felipe and is now served all over the U.S. Playa Del Carmen provides an excellent central location to visit San Felipe.
The tourist season runs from October to May and many Snowbirds stay in Mexico for months at a time during the winter season. The average year-round temperature is 75 degrees Fahrenheit. The eco-system of San Felipe is unique with the desert running right into the sea. It is only 10 feet above sea level. Sometimes temperatures can reach 115 degrees Fahrenheit in the shade during the summer months. Winter temperatures can reach 40 degrees Fahrenheit at night, but both of these are extremes. Your Mexico Real Estate Agent can help you with climate expectations year round.
San Felipe offers many activities for the visitor and resident alike. Beachcombers revel in 23-foot tides that expose a half-mile of ocean floor. San Felipe experiences one of the largest tidal bores in the world due, in part, to the Colorado River delta. A local Mexico Realtor can give you more information on things to do in San Felipe.
The weather is gorgeous and just what one would expect in paradise â sunny skies, gentle evening breezes and warm ocean waters. The beautiful beaches are what attract many to San Felipe. Many retirees buy real estate in this area and live part-time in Mexico. The area is also popular with weekend vacationers from southern California and Arizona.
The population is approximately 25,000 but increases significantly on popular weekends and during the tourist season. There are many vacation and retirement homes available in San Felipe. A local professional Mexico real estate agent can provide a list of properties for sale or rent.
Baby Boomer retirees and young investors alike love San Felipe because it has 360 days of sunshine, the beautiful blue sea of Cortez, a peaceful fishing village with shopping, restaurants and nightlife, sea and desert sports, beaches you can camp or walk your dog on and friendly people who understand and respect the importance of tourism to their economy. A retired U.S. physician and his nurse practitioner wife founded a bicultural, bilingual hospital providing care to vacationers and residents from the U.S.
San Felipe offers everything you could ever dream of for your vacation, investment or retirement. Sandy pristine beaches, warm and calm waters, condos, villas, restaurants, hotels, bar, nightclubs, grocery stores, Baja Races, ATV, Tennis, Boating, Fishing, Kayaking, a state of the art new Hospital, International Airport, Harbor, and Golf Course make San Felipe a paradise on earth and one of the best places to buy oceanfront Real Estate in Mexico [http://www.mexicobestbuy.com].
Author: Tom Budniak