Why Is Playa Del Carmen One Of The Best Places To Buy Real Estate?

18 March, 2023

Playa del Carmen, located in the heart of the Riviera Maya, is one of the most visited destinations by national and international tourists.

In the Yucatan peninsula, at the same time becoming an attraction for investors in the tourism and real estate industry that as a result is an important source of economy, work and housing for its growing resident and temporary population.

Its development is relatively new, just in the 80`s it was considered as a place of passage between Cancun and the Island of Cozumel.

Worldwide recognized as one of the best destinations for recreational diving.

The tourist and real estate development of Quintana Roo at that time was mainly presented in the city of Cancun, just 68 kilometers away.

Destination that became very popular among its visitors and took flight so that many people considered retiring or being part of the lifestyle of the Mexican Caribbean.

The success of this new Mexican tourist hub inevitably attracted investors that spread mainly along the coastal areas of the Riviera Maya.

Where the all-inclusive Resorts became popular in the destination, thus attracting hundreds of thousands of tourists to places like Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen, Puerto Aventuras and Tulum.

Being the Xcaret Park the main precursors, where the greatest potential was in Playa del Carmen due to its connection to the island of Cozumel and proximity to Cancun, so its development was eminently.

Location and accessibility

“Playa” or “Playita” as we commonly call our beloved home is strategically located in the heart of the Riviera Maya just 65 kilometers from the Cancun International Airport.

With extensive connectivity of flights from Europe, North America, the Caribbean, South America and the main airports in Mexico; the ferry to Cozumel Island leaves from Avenida Juárez located in the center of the city.

The beautiful town of Puerto Morelos with wide white sand beaches is only 34 kilometers away offering a more relaxed escape and in the south are the Paamul, Xpu-ha and Xcacel beaches and Tulum is located 65 kilometers away.

We are also surrounded by the main theme and natural parks as well as blessed with easy access to cenotes that offer a very refreshing option for swimming.

With the new Playa del Carmen-NuevoXcan-Mérida highway, it connects with the Mayan world and historical towns from the Spanish colonization such as the historic city of Mérida.

It is connected to the States of Quintana Roo and Yucatán that was previously only possible through the north highway that leaves from Cancun from the north highway that leaves from Cancun.

The fifth Avenue

Walking along the coastal area of Playa del Carmen is the world-renowned pedestrian street for its variety of shops, restaurants, bars and nightclubs offering a variety of environments as well as easy access to the beach.

“La Quinta” is a perfect place to go shopping, socialize or take a walk, so it is usually very popular with tourists and locals, being itself one of the main attractions of our beloved “Playita”. Good weather

In Playa del Carmen, temperatures are between 25 ° and 27 ° Celsius a year, with minimums of 18 ° C and maximums of 34 ° C on average. The humidity in both places is between 75% and 80% with rainfall present throughout the year, especially in the wet season from April to November.

High supply and demand for tourist activities

Living in Playa del Carmen is waking up every day amazed by the beauty, nature and culture of our home.

Reasons and attractions why tourists from all over the world visit us who enjoy our extensive white beaches.

They explore the reef by snorkeling or diving, sail the sea in catamaran or boats, visit on guided tours or yachts to the Mexican Caribbean islands such as Holbox and Isla Mujeres.

Soak up the sun and cool off at the edge of a pool or take a day to revitalize yourself by swimming in one of the many crystal clear cenotes that run through the peninsula.

Fun in Quintana Roo

Take a guided tour of the protected biospheres and have contact with the flora and fauna of the region or arrive in a Jeep and explore the territory.

Visit theme parks like Xcaret, Xplor, Xel Ha, some water park or adventure park with zip lines; visit the ruins of the great Mayan civilization abundant in the region.

Go shopping on 5th avenue, at the souvenir centers or the most famous Squares.

Relaxing enjoying colorful sunsets, going for a walk to 5th avenue to spend an evening with friends or family dining in one of the many world-class specialty restaurants are some of the most popular activities for tourists and residents alike.

Sana Plusvalía

The Riviera Maya is in continuous development due to the high demand for tourist activities as well as the need for a home to live for all its inhabitants.

In general, owning a Real Estate in this area means having as neighbors resorts, hotels, golf courses, Caribbean islands, cenotes, the reef, Mayan ruins, restaurants and being part of a cosmopolitan society.

In constant growth that requires all types of housing as well as consumer shops. It is estimated that year after year, the capital gains of properties grow between 8% and 10% in the area.

According to the Realty World Real Estate Monitor (June 2019), total sales of the housing segment with a value greater than 4.24 million pesos had a double-digit increase, of 19 percent for the period of January-April 2019, compared to the In the same period of 2018, according to data from the National Housing Commission (CONAVI), in the case of Quintana Roo the increase was 68.42%.

During the past decade, the municipality of Solidaridad presented the most important economic growth rate in Latin America, reaching a historic 32%, transforming Playa del Carmen from being a fishing town that connects Cozumel to being one of the tourist centers with the highest real estate demand in Mexico , Latin America and the world.


High profitability

There is a constant high demand for long-term rentals (6 months or more) from residents who live in Playa del Carmen and work in the Riviera Maya.

Where the majority of the population comes from other states of the republic and from other countries so they require renting a place to live.

Many people have exploited this form of income and have made it a favorable business that, in addition to providing a constant rental income, generates equity in the property over time.

In the last decade with the emergence of platforms such as AirBnB, VRBO, Expedia, Travelocity, etc.

Popular with tourists seeking the comfort of a home on their vacations, they have connected directly with apartment and house owners who specialize in accommodation in homes located in tourist areas.

The demand for vacation homes in Playa del Carmen due to the quality, larger size of rooms, amenities, equipment and competitive price offered by homes have generated an exponential that today competes with hotel occupancy rates.


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