Let me introduce you to the vibrant neighboorhood called Colonia Hollywood in Playa del Carmen. Colonia Hollywood is located between Avenida 20 and 30 and between Calle 20 and 34 and is the perfect location for young & creative people.
Colonia Hollywood is a mix of expats, newbies and short term vacationers, visiting Playa del Carmen frequently. You can find studios, 1 BR or 2 BR apartments, starting at around 7000 Pesos up to 25.000 Pesos (or more for luxury properties). On Calle 26, 28 and 30 between Avenida 20 and 30, you can find the few houses available for rent or sale in Playa del Carmen, a lot of those converted to apartment buildings in the last years.
Colonia Hollywood has quiet a few very good restaurants, and in our opinion the best Ice Cream Place in whole Playa del Carmen. You also find a few local, small businesses here from expats, like The Suitcase Clothing Shop, Cat Eye Creation Photography, Casona Interior Design.
Our Restaurant tips for Colonia Hollywood in Playa del Carmen
# 1 Elemento (inside of Casona on Avenida 25 between Calle 28 and 26) – Mexican Art Cusine for a moderate price – MUST GO Restaurant!
# 2 Cafe Choux Choux (Avenida 20 corner of Calle 24) – Cafe & Restaurant with many vegan & vegetarian options & great coffee!
# 3 Los Aguachiles (Calle 34 corner of Avenida 25) – Marisqueria – Cantina – Seafood Tacos
#4 Papa Charly Pasta Factory (Calle 30 and Avenida 25) – Simply put: great food – great prices!
There are more options and I invite you to walk around this pretty neighboorhood, take some photos and share with your friends. I am sure you will discover a lot of things.