Most often when clients are searching for homes in Playa del Carmen they are more comfortable with seeing real estate options that go from 30th Avenue to the beach.Â And surprisingly the main reason for this is because people assume that once you cross the 30th Avenue it becomes dark, gloomy, and scary and only for … [Read more...] about Consider choosing a home on the other side of 30th
A while back we have made mention of the improvements that were started to be made in the Colosio neighborhood and their benefits for anyone living in this section of Playa del Carmen.Â and today we are happy to report that the work they â€œintendedâ€ to do has been done!Â With the very cute, clean and completely … [Read more...] about Living the Good Life in the New Colosio
We've talked about a few neighbourhoods downtown, including Little Italy, the gentrifying south end, etc.Â All of these are pretty high profile in some way or another.Â There's one pocket of downtown, however, that has good potential for lifestyle â€“ and possibly investment â€“ which is very much overlooked.Â This … [Read more...] about Neighbourhood Spotlight: The â€œBack Endâ€ of Downtown
A few days ago we talked about the community around Centro Maya Mall.Â Today I want to tell you a little bit about the other major mall in Playa del Carmen â€“ Plaza las Americas. The area around the mall probably won't be among the choices for most expats, yet the community is worth highlighting because it is … [Read more...] about Plaza las Americas Mall and Playa del Carmen’s New City Center
We usually don't think of a mall as a community center or defining a specific community.Â Yet, Centro Maya in Playa del Carmen most certainly does define the community new community sprouting up around it.Â Real estate buyers will do well to consider this community, for the following reasons: The mall offers many … [Read more...] about Spotlight Community â€“ Centro Maya Mall Is an Ideal and Convenient Community Center
We like to shine our community spotlight on a variety of nice communities in Playa del Carmen and the surrounding area. Today, I want to draw your attention to a sort of â€œnon-communityâ€ - the beautiful, natural, almost unknown Xpu-Ha Beach. A Quiet, Unknown Beach Xpu-Ha just a bit south of Puerto Aventuras, … [Read more...] about Xpu-Ha is Playa del Carmen’s Unknown Beach in the Middle of Paradise
Â From what I've heard (and read) up until the 1990s, Playa was a little village on the beachfront.Â You basically had to go down off the highway and drive for a few minutes before reaching the town. Now, with all the growth over the past 2 decades, the highway pretty much divides the city in half, with as much â€“ … [Read more...] about Playa del Carmen & The Other Side of the Highway â€“ Should I Buy There?
When we talk about Playacar, Playa del Carmen's most upscale gated community, we tend to lump it together as one.Â Or, when we do separate it, we make the natural divisions of Phase I (along the beachfront) and Phase II (around the golf course.)Â This is precisely what we've done on this blog when we have our … [Read more...] about The “Back” Part of Playacar Is a Great Location!La “parte trasera” de Playacar, Â¡gran opciÃ³n!