Tulum,Mexico,is a tropical paradise that is fast becoming world famous for its pristine white sand beaches,but there is much more to this gem on the Mexican Caribbean than first meets the eye. If you venture inland from the coast,for example,there are miles upon miles of unspoiled jungle that is home to countless species of birds,butterflies,flowers,monkeys and other wildlife. In the area around Tulum you will also find many natural freshwater wells and jagged limestone boulders dotting the landscape.
There are a variety of homes available in and around the small city of Tulum,many of which are located in small private subdivisions and boast large,5-acre lots with bright colorful flowers and thick native vegetation. The many natural rock formations also add a unique touch to the landscape,as do the man-made water features that are very popular in the region.
The vast array of Tulum real estate and homes available are both chic and modern,and are attracting a variety of wealthy locals,North Americans,and other travelers from around the world who are looking for a second home or permanent residence. Many of the new homes in Tulum are “off the grid,” offering an eco-friendly alternative to more traditional dwellings,and most of the developments offer access to a clubhouse,entertainment area and swimming pool.
Brightly colored birds are often guests in the gardens of Tulum,and the homes are often designed to have an open floor plan,with the main living quarters situated upstairs in order to catch the fresh ocean breezes and keep temperatures at a comfortable level. The craftsmanship in the new developments is second to none,and the price of around $80 per square foot and $60,000 per lot is tough to beat. Many of these homes are located just a few minutes from the beaches of Tulum,which were voted the world’s #2 beach destination by TripAdvisor’s 30 million+ readers.