Resort-Living in Riviera Maya: High-End Gated Communities

Resort-Living in Riviera Maya

Escape to a world of pure luxury, where the sun-kissed shores of the Caribbean meet the finest in resort living. Riviera Maya is a destination like no other, offering the ultimate high-end living for those who demand nothing but the best. From stunning beaches to world-class amenities, the region is home to some of the most exclusive and luxurious gated communities in the world.

Join us on a journey to explore the very best that Riviera Maya has to offer, as we delve into the five most prestigious 5-star gated communities. From the pristine greens of Tulum Country Club to the quiet sandy paths of El Cielo, we’ll take a close look at the unique features and amenities of each community so you can make an informed decision about your next investment.

Sit back, relax, and get ready to experience the ultimate resort living in Riviera Maya.

Playacar, Playa del Carmen:

Where luxury meets history. Upscale villas, all-inclusive resorts, and a world-class golf course make this neighborhood a haven for the discerning traveler. The crystal-clear waters and powdery sand of its namesake beach offer a variety of activities such as snorkeling, swimming, and sunbathing. Don’t miss the chance to spot the iguanas that call the Xaman-Ha ruins their home, an ancient Maya site from the 16th century.

Sandos Playacar is only one of the available beachfront resorts boasting first-class amenities.

Playacar Amenities:

  • Phase 1: is much smaller, made up mainly of largely of residential houses and a few small hotels that are either beachfront or have relatively easy beach access. One entrance.
  • Phase 2: is much larger and includes a large golf course, houses, condos, a bird park aviary, a small shopping area, and several all-inclusive hotels. Four entrances.
  • All-inclusive resorts
  • Owner’s Beach Club
  • Event Venues
  • Golf course
  • Restaurants
  • Shops
  • Mayan Ruins of Xaman-Ha
  • Bird Park Aviary

El Cielo Residencial, Playa del Carmen:

Surrounded by beautiful green areas and a few steps from the beach, El Cielo is made up of 27 hectares and has a privileged location at Km. 95 of the Federal Highway Playa del Carmen, just 5 km from downtown.

Located in the diamond zone, it is distinguished by its high-level tourism investment projects, with golf courses less than 1km away, and hotel chains such as Princess, Fairmont, Grand Velas, and Ocean Rivera, among others nearby.

El Cielo Residencial

An Environment Of Peace Of Mind And Security

El Cielo Residencial Amenities:

  •  All underground services
  • Impeccable and modern roads divided into four zones
    ‣ Commercial
    ‣ Condo-hotel
    ‣ Residential
    ‣ Condominium.
  • Security booths at both entrances
  • Security 24-7
  • Closed-circuit surveillance system
  • Real estate investing opportunities: Lots, homes & condos
  • Prime-location


Corasol, Playa del Carmen:

The Ultimate in Luxury Living on the Riviera Maya. Claiming a prized, pristine stretch of the Riviera Maya coastline, Corasol represents a stunning new vision for unrivaled resort living and legacy homeownership, sculpted by acclaimed architects Sordo Madaleno and CUAIK.

Costa Beach Club: set on a magnificent stretch of Riviera Maya coastline. The largest and most amenity-rich offering of its kind in Mexico

Corasol Amenities:

  • Costa Beach Club
    ‣ Clubhouse
    ‣ Dining
    ‣ Beach
    ‣ Yoga studio
    ‣ Cabanas
    ‣ Concierge service
    ‣ Several fitness centers
    ‣ Members-only spa
  • Gran Coyote Golf Course
    ‣ An 18-hole Par 71 masterpiece designed by three-time winner Nick Price
    ‣ Golf academy
    ‣ Pro-shop
    ‣ Clubhouse
    ‣ Coyote-grill

Tulum Country Club (by Bahia Principe Residences)

Tulum Country Club is a residential development where luxury blends into the lush jungle of the Riviera Maya, creating a unique community that is evolving toward a promising future.

Only residential with PGA Course in Mexico. Quality backed by PGA of America and Troon certifications.

PGA Riviera Maya is a unique golf course, where beauty blends with a challenging layout. Framed by the Mayan jungle between cenotes and lakes, it is ideal for an unparalleled experience.

Tulum Country Club Amenities:

  • PGA Riviera Maya Golf Course
  • Kay Beach Club
  • Commercial Area
  • Internal transport
  • Casino
  • Golf Academy
  • Housekeeper
  • Car rental
  • Medical service
  • Concierge
  • Specialty restaurants
  • Casa Club de Golf
  • SPA

Puerto Aventuras:

Discover the capital of nautical life in the Riviera Maya. Puerto Aventuras is the ideal place for your family to live in a safe, warm, and homey environment that only the Mexican Caribbean can offer.

In Puerto Aventuras, you have the possibility to live by the sea, enjoy the Caribbean every morning, and even have your own mooring in front of your property.

Puerto Aventuras Amenities:

  • The only Marina Community between Cancun and Belize.
    ‣ Diving
    ‣ Catamaran
    ‣ Fishing
    ‣ Yatching
  • Golf Course
    ‣ It was the first golf course in Riviera Maya. A 9-hole Par 36 designed by PGA player Thomas Lehman in 1991.
  • Tennis Courts
  • Dolphinarium (dolphin swimming)
  • Paddle & Kayak
  • Bicycles
  • Golf-Karts
  • Culinary experience
  • Beach Club
  • Skate Park
  • GYM
  • Kids Club
  • Pet Park


Ultimately, the decision to buy a property in one of these luxury resorts depends on your personal preferences and circumstances. As a local real estate agency, we can help you weigh your options and find the property that best fits your needs. Whether you’re looking for a crowded all-inclusive or a secluded home in a marina, we can help you navigate the Riviera Maya real estate market.

Judi Shaw - Owner Broker at Living Riviera Maya Real Estate

Written by Judi Shaw

Owner/Broker at Living Riviera Maya Real Estate

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