The Rinconada Del Sol Playa Del Carmen is one of the city’s older (‘old’ being a relative term for a city as young as Playa) condominium buildings, which is how it scored its prime location in the heart of the city. This building leverages Mexican-Caribbean design principles that give it its rustic charm. This rustic charm is what people love about it though, especially as many of the new developments move away from Mexican style and towards a modern look.
The Rinconada Del Sol Playa Del Carmen Location
The location is the biggest attraction for this downtown (but off the hustle and bustle of 5th avenue) condo. Located near Constituyentes and 25th avenue, it’s in the heart of the downtown (Constituyentes is literally the most central street in the city). This makes it only a 5—10 minute walk to 5th avenue and the beach—both of Playa Del Carmen’s biggest attractions.
For convenience, this condo building is located right next to the Mega Commercial (‘Mexican Wal-Mart’) and only a couple of blocks from Wal-Mart. There are also a number of Mexican-style (meaning: affordable) restaurants within a few minutes walk…for those days that you’re simply too tired from your day at the beach to cook.
The Design & Units
The design at the Rinconada Del Sol Playa Del Carmen is a little more ‘old world’ than many of the newer developments that leverage super-modern design principles. The Rinconada Del Sol units tend to be more of what you would think of for a Mexican apartment—rustic chic, as it uses traditional Caribbean and Mexican color schemes (like browns, taupes and clay). Inside the units are the dark wooden cabinetry that is extremely popular within the Mexican community, (easy-to-clean) ceramic floors and arched doorways. If you’re looking for an apartment that actually looks like it’s in Mexico and not New York—this is a great option. The balconies in the unit have enough room for a small sitting area, and many overlook the pool (balconies off the bedrooms look out over the road).
This condo building is three levels, but relatively small. The tight-knit community of residents mix well with the upscale crowd there on vacation rentals, who didn’t want the ‘all inclusive’ experience.
Are There Units Available?
While there aren’t generally throngs of units available at one time due to the popularity of the Rinconada Del Sol as a vacation-rental investment, units do come to market. To know about any existing or upcoming opportunities at this address—join our mailing list, or give us a call today.
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I used American Realty to help me buy my condo in Playa del Carmen… The first thing that I would like to say is that the whole staff was incredibly helpful. Doing a real estate transaction in a foreign country can be a very daunting experience and I don’t think I would have gone through with it without all the information that I was given as they walked me through the process. From initially explaining my options and the process, to finding the actual condo (that I love) and closing the transaction, they were patient with all my questions and made me feel very comfortable with my decision. My condo is about 4 blocks from the beach and very near the center of town and I couldn’t be happier! My family loves coming to Playa del Carmen and now we have our own place when we visit. A condo in the Caribbean that we can call our own and one that makes me a decent income while we aren’t here. All in all, I couldn’t be happier with my experience and would highly recommend using American Realty to buy or sell any real estate in Playa del Carmen.
I am not one to sit down and do a review unless I feel it was worth the effort. I flew to PDC in hopes of meeting a real estate agent I had set up before flying down. Two days in, no word. I was out walking and stumbled on to a the American Realty office on 5th Ave. American Realty and met Matthew. (this is their satellite office) I told him my price range. Next day bam! Looking at units in my price range and not trying to up sell. Visited a couple buildings under construction and made my decision to buy in PDC. The size suited me best. He made this an incredibly EASY buy for me. He set up the meetings with the lawyer, notary and translator. He picked me up and drove me to the lawyer office and their own office for paperwork. People fear buying in a foreign country. Mexico is fast, safe and secure. Everything is laid out in front of you. Money is incredibly easy to transfer in escrow, this was my biggest fear. What if it disappears?? Well it doesn't. It goes to a US company then back to Mexico. Lawyers act on my behalf to pay the developer as per terms. Matthew made all of this incredibly easy. He is efficient, on time and knows this area. Follow up questions are answered promptly. Many agents get their commission and you never hear from them. I asked Matthew if he could drive to the condo to update me with some photos. No problem for him! That is customer service. I recommend any Canadian or foreigner to meet him if you are planning to invest in PDC or area. Dealing with a fellow Canadian made it much more enjoyable and trusting. I am happy with the end result and happy that I met him. Feb 8 2019
Szilvia & Zoltan Galambosi
If you are looking for a property in Playa del Carmen, I would highly recommend American Realty! Theo and the office were brilliant in mapping out our needs and found a great property for us! Their services from the very first moment we met in their office on 5th Ave, till signing the contract were outstanding. They picked us up from the place we stayed at, drove us around introducing the different areas of Playa. Were accommodating and patient with our kids when we took them to view some of the properties. We got all the help we needed with the lawyers and managing the different bits of the contracting process. They have been taking care of us like old friends - and even now that the deal has closed they check in every once in a while, which is very nice. 🙂 So all in all - excellent service and great people! Thanks Theo and American Realty. 🙂 Szilvia & Zoltan - Nov 11 2019
Steve and Annie Smith
My Wife and I worked with Theo during our house hunting trip in September 2019. Process was completed in one day. He showed us exactly what we were looking for in the price range requested. Did not waste our time. Offer made and accepted. Theo worked with us during the entire process lining up the legal team to help us through the process of purchasing property in Mexico. Theo has been there to help us with any and all questions we might have and has been there for us AFTER the sale with questions not related to the purchase of the property (getting a car, setting up WIFI, VPN, TV service, electric, etc). We got a great place and a new friend out of the deal. Highly recommend Theo and America Realty if you are buying property in Mexico. Feb 26 2020
Christopher and Sheila
Everyother agency turned us away and said that we could not find what we were looking for in our price range. We believed it until American Realty was recommended to us through a random encounter. Feeling defeated and thought we’d take one last shot we talked with one of the agents from Canada and within ten minutes after walking into his office he explained that he may have something. So we set up a viewing the next day and sure enough he found it! Hit it right on the head. Amazing job! I’d highly recommend their services for anyone interested in real estate in Playa Del Carmen.
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