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Puerto Morelos is conveniently close to Cancun yet cannot be further from the high-rise-Spring-Break atmosphere of the Hotel Zone. This ancient fishing village is only 20 munutes to the airport but was magically passed over by the mega-hotels and is tucked behind the second largest barrier reef in the world. White pristine beaches offer a view onto the Caribbean that is a different postcard every day.
The town is growing and we now see different areas of Puerto Morelos with real estate opportunities. The original fishing village is seaside with it's town square and three streets running parallel to the ocean front and backing up to the menglar. South of the square extends 5-7 blocks to the Port area. The village extends North of the square approximately 10-12 blocks. The Village contains the most expensive property in Puerto Morelos and is a mix of individual homes, condominiums, rental, and commercial property.
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Other areas of Puerto Morelos are experiencing rapid growth. The Colonia Zetina Gasca is located adjoining the Federal Highway 307 to the west at the turnoff to the fishing village. The Colonia Pescadores is located on the East side of 307. New suburbs such as Villas 1, II, and III adjoin the Colonia Gasca. In addition, a Zona Urbana is under way, plus growth along the Route de Cenotes and Central Villarta. There are also several beachside communities that are considered part of the Puerto Morelos area. Some are gated or reside among larger hotel areas. They are Petempiche and Playa Sur to the north, and Playa Paraiso and Playa Secreto to the South.
The seaside village is populated by indigenous cultures with a growing population of transplants from various parts of the world. A Chiropractor is running a kite-surfing business, landscaper is now a resort and dive-shop owner, along with a slew of others with interesting individual stories and wide backgrounds all tied together by one common thread; they adore this community and it's culture. Together they have created a culture all their own.
The town square is surrounded by quaint shops; restaurants serving Thai, French, Mexican and Caribbean food; a local "mercado"; and a taxi stand. Children play soccer in the square, and it's all anchored by the church at one end and of town and the sea at the other.
Walking or biking is the best way to see the local sights. Beyond the square there are more shops, a bakery, and a handicraft market. Walk the public beach, stop for a refreshment and let the sea air remove your worries. "All is bueno in Puerto Morelos"
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