ALDEA ZAMA - RESIDENTIAL & COMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN TULUM
Aldea Zama is in Tulum, Mexico, which is the epicenter of the Mayan Riviera, two hours south of Cancun and an hour south of Playa del Carmen. Centrally located, Aldea Zama is literally a bike ride away from world heritage archeological sites, internationally renowned beaches, and alluring jungles and cenotes.
Internationally renowned for its stunning beaches along the Caribbean sea and fascinating archeological sites, Tulum is one of the nine municipalities that make up the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, located in the tourism district of the Mayan Riviera.
Tulum was part of a series of a series of Maya forts and trading outposts established along the Caribbean coast, from the gulf of Mexico as far south as what is now known as Honduras.
It´s original name was Zama – which means dawn, or sunrise.
Tulum continues to be the most visited archeological site in the state of Quintana Roo, with a total of 992,964 visitors in 2010, followed by the archeological sites of Coba and San Gervasio (Cozumel).
For decades, Tulum has been the epitome of Caribbean living for both backpackers and bohemians alike. An array of activities and attractions entice pleasur seekers from all over the world, such as kite surfing, windsurfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, parasailing, as well as land and water excursions. Nearby caves and cenotes (freshwater sinkholes) nestled in the jungle offer a refreshing alternative to those looking to wander away from the lazy beaches and their cabañas; yoga centers and alternative therapeutic treatments such as Temazcal are also commonplace in Tulum.
Local and international cuisine are available in a variety of unique eateries, as well as an eclectic mix of stores and boutiques offering mementos that embody the heart of Mexico.
The region has an excellent climate, with an average annual temperature of 25.5 degrees C (78 F.) Offshore water temperature is about 80 F(27 c) and cenote water temperature for snorkeling or diving is 24 °C (76 ° F)
Population: 28, 263 inhabitants
Population Growth: 5.7% annually
Preponderant Activity: Tourism
Total visitors per year: 3.5 million
Average length of stay: 7.2 days
Number of hotel rooms available: 6,400
Average annual occupancy: 70%
South America: 1.75%
Rest of the World: 0.42%
Merging the ancient allure and mysticism of Tulum and the Mayan Civilization within a contemporary international community, Aldea Zama offers both residents and visitors a natural sanctuary with exceptional infrastructure and services, featuring a cosmopolitan commercial area and private residential neighborhoods and condominiums.
Location, accessibility, and investment security are what attract global investors to the idyllic community of Aldea Zama. In addition to reading more about our development, please find additional information regarding investment in the Yucatan Peninsula and why so many foreigners have chosen to purchase property in the Caribbean.
It is very easy for a foreigner to own property in Mexico, and the following information illustrates various ways you can enjoy the region, all while watching your property grow in value. The steps to purchasing with Aldea Zama are outlined, as well as our direct financing and payment options.
With a growing 3.5 million visitors per year and a focused urban development plan,Tulum continues to enjoy world-class tourism due to its geographic location. Aldea Zama offers residents and investors an exciting opportunity to become part of this global community, focusing on the integration and enjoyment of culture and nature alike. Welcome to Aldea Zama, the heart of Tulum
Unifamiliar Lots offer an exceptional opportunity to construct the residence of your dreams in Tulum.
Located within a secure community with quality infrastructure, these lots are delivered with service connections, available for immediate construction and are ready to be titled.
Starting from 300 square meters, the Unifamilar Lots are perfect for building any type of private villa or home, and are located minutes from the commercial zone within Aldea Zama.
Lighted streets and sidewalks provide a safe environment, and the natural protected vegetation along the roads and subdivisions preserve the authenticity of living within the nature of Tulúm.
Multifamiliar (otherwise known as Condominium) Lots offer constructor and investors alike a unique opportunity to build and commercialize a residential development within Aldea Zama.
Multifamilar lots range between 600-3,000 square meters, with suggested dwellings between 7-30 units. The architecture should adhere to the building styles & regimes of the region, utilizing materials which are native to the area and preserve the authenticity of Tulum (wood, stone, palapa/thatched roofing etc.)
Due to the high demand for finished Condominiums and Apartments in Tulum, these lots have sold fast due to the opportunity for profit over the following 3-10 years. Construction has already commenced on several condo developments within Aldea Zama, and unit pre-sales have been impressive.
Lack of quality apartments and condos in Tulum force practically all tourists to stay at hotels and bed and breakfasts, and cause permanent residents to look elsewhere in the Riviera Maya to live.
Lots are delivered with service connections, available for immediate construction and are ready to be titled.
This focus on providing an unforgettable social and cultural experience has the potential to generate heavy traffic amongst the commercial avenues, located in the heart of Aldea Zama.
1. Is Aldea Zama a private community?
Aldea Zama is an open community, inviting both permanent residents and visitors to enjoy superior services & exceptional living standards within a protected andrespected natural environment. Conveniently Located within walking distance from the beach, and minutes from archaeological zone of Tulum as well as the Sian Kaan's Biosphere Reserve, Aldea Zama is amidst region´s most popular features and attractions. Under the Municipality of Tulum´s Urban Development Plan effective 2006-2030, the carefully planned integration of Aldea Zama within the existing population of Tulum has positioned the entire zone to serve as a model city in the coming years.
2. Is Aldea Zama a beachfront community?
Although Aldea Zama is not beachfront, the renowned public beaches of Tulum are located directly in front of Aldea Zama and are accessible by foot, bicycle, or car. These beaches extend south along the coast for almost 6 miles, reaching until the Sian Kaan Biosphere, which is a protected reserve of over 30 miles of beaches and mangroves.
3. Will there be a maintenance fee for the residential areas?
No. The municipality of Tulum will provide maintenance of the green areas, roads and services, eventually incorporating public transportation into the project as well.
4. Will there be a maintenance fee for the commercial area?
Yes The commercial area will be managed under a Condominium Regime that will legally regulate all basic and administrative activities and corresponding fees within the commercial zone, including general maintenance, upkeep, and security, as well as regulating and enforcing construction and aesthetic guidelines.
5. Will Aldea Zama have construction regulations and guidelines?
Yes. To initiate any type of construction, all projects must be submitted to the Aldea Zama Project Committee for general authorization and to request any and all permissions, licenses and concessions, which must be in accordance with the Development and City-Planning Management Regulations of Aldea Zama, which is ultimately regulated by the Urban Development Program of Tulum.
6. When will the Aldea Zama proprietors be able to submit their projects to the Committee of Projects and Works for revision?
Immediately, by email or appointment.
7. What important companies or franchises have invested in Aldea Zama?
In the initial search for a successful business model within the commercial zone of Aldea Zama, local industrialists with businesses established along Playa del Carmen's ¨5th Avenue" were invited as primary investors. Additionally, consolidated international level franchises including boutiques shops and restaurants have invested, ensuring refined levels of diversity and ambiance.
8. How much does it cost to title my lot at Aldea Zama?
Approximately 5.5 % of the total value of the lot.
9. What are the approximate construction costs in Quintana Roo?
They vary between $ 700 to $900 USD per square meter, depending on the finishing’s, materials and project characteristics.
10. When will the international airport be constructed in the Riviera Maya?
According to recent publications in different national media, bidding continues for the airport concession, however after years of speculation, the airport is slowly becoming a reality. With full operation slated for 2021, the first phase of the terminal will imply an investment of about 300 million dollars, but once construction begins the entire region will expect to see a spike in investment opportunities and real estate prices.
* The prices listed on this property are subject to change without prior notice.