The Mexican Government's Secretary for the Environment and Natural Resources
confirmed,last week,that they are evaluating two new real estate projects in
the Riviera Maya,said local news service,Noticaribe.
In a report last Friday,
the new agency said that public consultations would be held for Proyecto Punta Carey and Club Campestre y Golf Akumal.
Proyecto Punta Carey,is a 64.4 acre (26.05
hectare) resort development consisting of 30 apartments,over 100 hotel rooms,a
club house and associated buildings and services in the middle of the Riviera
Club Campestre y Golf
Akumal - or Akumal Golf and Country Club - is an ambitious project
consisting of over 5,000 homes and a 36 hole golf course,between Playa del
Carmen and Tulum on the Riviera Maya. It would be one of the largest Akumal real estate projects to
Environmentalists have expressed concern that both the Riviera Maya real estate projects may
damage protected mangroves and sea turtle sanctuaries in the area and the
proposals are also being examined by the government's authority for
environmental impact and risk assessment.