PLAYA DEL CARMEN REAL ESTATE AND AREA INFO
Sophisticated, Mystical, Vibrant, energetic, multicultural; Just a few words to describe this young, hip town located just 45 minutes from the Cancun International Airport, the busiest airport in Latin America for international passengers.
Until the late 1990’s Playa del Carmen was an untouched, scruffy, 2-street Mexican beach town, with a few fisherman, and very few foreigners. It was only the jumping off place for the ferry between Cozumel and Cancun, on a wiggly pier. It was not considered a worthy travel destination of its own.
Now Playa is the ultimate international beach town destination in the western world.
Concurrently Real Estate Playa del Carmen is a vibrant market for second homes, vacation homes and retirement in Mexico. Playa del Carmen condos for sale and they represent great investment for your lifestyle portfolio. Many Canadians, Americans Europeans are top most foreign purchasers of real estate Playa del Carmen. With great lifestyle, prices and beaches second to none you will see why many choose to invest in Playa del Carmen real estate.
Step out of your Playa del Carmen condo and stroll along on the brilliant white sand beach, contrasted against the blue Caribbean Ocean with the rising sun as your companion. Watch the local fishermen bring in the catch for the day , followed by a midday jungle trek, a night out on famous pedestrian only Playa del Carmen 5th avenue, with its bohemian cafes and restaurants, this redefines sophistication. Days and nights are filled with entertainment, leisure, shopping , adventure.
Snorkelling or scuba diving along side the worlds second largest reef, or fishing or ocean kayaking, or ultimate extreme sport of kiteboarding are big attractions. Swimming and diving in the cool fresh water cenotes in underground streams, offers up the secrets of stalactites and stalagmites from centuries ago.
Playa’s relaxed atmosphere, with European flair and Caribbean charm are why so many of us invest in real estate Riviera Maya. More than 30 nationalities have moulded Playa del Carmen and call it home.
Xaman – Ha, as the Mayans named it, meaning “waters of the north” evokes ancient history of a great civilization, which continue to influence everyday life.
Sample traditional Mayan culture through the many spas, healing therapies and Mayan cuisine. Archeological ruins of Mayan temples scattered in the region give testimony to these great people.
The cultural events like the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival on the beach, or the BPM DJ Music Festival and Taste of Playa are now the showcase for another great civilization.