Many people dream of a life of luxury on the beachfront; what many people do not realize is that Playa del Carmen property for sale offer this luxury, combined with the luxury of living in an international center for golf, at a price much lower than they might imagine.
Playa del Carmen is located on the Yucatan Peninsula about an hour south of Cancun; it has been called Latin America's golf capital. The reason for this is that there are 8 professional golf courses in the area, with further courses in the construction and planning stages.
Upscale gated golf course communities such as Playacar offer a wide selection of high-quality Playa del Carmen homes for sale directly next to the golf course, or within a short walking distance. Prices range from under $300,000 USD to over a million. Condos can also be found for sale at considerably less, starting just over $120,000.
The nearby golf and marina community of Puerto Aventuras also offers some excellent Playa del Carmen land for sale, again, directly next to the golf course. Since these lots are on the newly developing section of the golf course, prices are still very accessible, starting around $80,000 USD.
One of the favorites for golf residences are the exclusive Nick Price Residences just a few minutes north of downtown, with direct access to both the golf course and the beach.
For true golf enthusiasts, the 8 courses in Playa del Carmen are only the beginning. There are several courses in the nearby Cancun Hotel Zone (about 50 minutes away) and several excellent options throughout the Yucatan Peninsula. In fact, the city of Merida, about 3 hours away, has been chosen to host Mexico's amateur National Championship tournament this year, on The Jaguar, in the Yucatan Country Club, designed by Jack Nicklaus. Merida has recently received it's second professionally designed golf course just down the road from this one, and the nearby state of Campeche has 2 new courses under construction.
For anyone who loves warm weather, beaches and golf at its best, there couldn't be a better choice than in or owning a vacation home in Playa del Carmen.
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