The Mayan Riviera is a privileged tourist destination in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, along the Mexican Caribbean and is part of the Yucatan Peninsula. It extends for around 130 km from the town of Puerto Morelos down to the Biosphere Reserve of Sian Ka’an south of Tulum. The most important towns conforming the Mayan Riviera are: Puerto Morelos, Akumal, Playa del Carmen, Puerto Aventuras and Tulum.
The Mayan Riviera concentrates the highest number of “Blue Flag” beach certifications in Mexico, such as the “Ventana al Mar” in Puerto Morelos. This Blue Flag certification is a distinctive that places beaches around the world in a select group which promotes activities of environmental education and permanently exhibit information on issues of biodiversity, ecosystems and environmental phenomena. The Mayan Riviera is also awarded by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with “The-best of the-best” award, a distinction that certifies it as a destination where the best practices in tourism are applied.
Real estate investment within the Mayan Riviera is a solid option to diversify capital with the possibility of generating large profits in a medium to long-term period, taking into consideration that the value of real estate assets is not affected by inflation. and the tourist demand is one of the highest in Mexico, thus being the new ideal scenario for real estate investors.
According to the latest estimates from the Ministry of Tourism (Sectur) and the National Tourism Business Council, Mexico rose in 2020 from seventh to third place in the list of countries receiving the most international tourists. The Mayan Riviera is a destination with the greatest recovery during the pandemic period.
The Riviera Maya continues to be the most consolidated tourist market in the country, with a diverse and loyal offer, it is a destination with great potential for economic growth, even with the effects of the COVID pandemic, because it has tourist infrastructure that responds to the needs of all kinds of visitors, from rustic cabins on the seashore, to large complexes made up of hotels, marinas and golf courses, generating high income from tourism in the country, which can be seen in the following graph:
Fuente: Ocupación hotelera diaria de los principales destinos del Caribe Mexicano
It is also one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, shown by the figures and occupancy records according to the table above. Cancun International Airport is one of the busiest airports Mexico, mainly due to the tourist market visiting this region.
Investment benefits in the Riviera Maya:
Exchange rate in favor, it is one of the most dollarized real estate markets in Mexico.
Consolidation of the destination nationally and internationally, the COVID-19 virus failed to affect the popularity of the destination. Sustainable Tourism.The Tourism Program of Quintana Roo is aligned with the objectives of sustainable development of the UN in the 2030 agenda, which guarantees continuity despite changes in municipal or state administrations.
Fuente: Plan Maestro de Turismo Sustentable de Quintana Roo 2030
Return on Investment and Capital Gains.
The destination attracts a national and international market in need of accommodation, it is there where vacation rentals come into play. The occupancy of real estate can generate up 6 to 12% annual return on investment.
The Mayan Riviera, a safe and trustful investment.