One might ask why invest in Playa del Carmen? But is that the question to ask? We believe that the real question to ask is, in fact: why NOT invest in Playa del Carmen?
As a result of the exuberant natural and commercial attractions, population and tourist growth in recent years in the Riviera Maya (especially in Playa del Carmen), have reached record levels and place the region among the most potential in the entire world. Next, we will expose some numbers that do not allow double interpretations.
To begin with, its privileged geographical location places Playa del Carmen in an easily accessible place, just 50 kilometers from the Cancun International Airport, which can be accessed through a dual-track highway. Its typical climate is called warm subhumid and, in general, it is benign for both tourism and permanent residence: its paradisiacal beaches are bathed by the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, whose temperature is not usually located below 78 ° F (26 ° C), not even on the coldest days of January, when the minimum temperature rarely drops below 64ºF (18ºC). (Source: https://es.weatherspark.com/)
Since the 90s, the amount of stable population in the state of Quintana Roo, according to national censuses, has tripled. This growth has not been homogeneous throughout the state; On the contrary, it has been driven mainly by the region of the Riviera Maya and Cancun, where that increase was even greater.
The lag generated at the infrastructure level, at first, was largely settled long years ago, both through public and private investment, driven by the service sector (especially tourism and tourism). related areas). (Source: http://cuentame.inegi.org.mx).
Regarding hotel occupancy in the Riviera Maya, it is among the highest in Mexico; along with Cancun, well above the country’s average. To get an idea: in all of Mexico, the average occupancy rate throughout 2018 was approximately 57%.
In the state of Quintana Roo it was 76%. In the Riviera Maya, 82.4%. If it is taken into consideration that the region had to deal with the terrible sargassum disease in those years (fortunately, already widely exceeded), these numbers have room to recover and return to 2015/16 levels where occupancy levels in some months They exceeded 90% !! These are overwhelming numbers, not only locally, but also globally, placing the Riviera Maya (and especially Playa del Carmen) as one of the main tourist destinations in the world (Source: https: // datatur .sectur.gob.mx).