April 27, 2017 – Preferred Residences, a worldwide branding program for luxury shared ownership resorts offered by Interval International, an operating business of ILG (Nasdaq: ILG), has added The Fives Beach Residences at Playa del Carmen to its collection of distinct properties. Located in the heart of the Riviera Maya, the beachfront resort is in close proximity to countless cultural and archaeological attractions.

“Every aspect of this signature project was conceived to provide our discerning owners with upscale amenities and personal service,” said Joaquin Serna, an owner of the developer’s parent company, TM Real Estate. “Our affiliation with Preferred Residences helps take our commitment even further by presenting our buyers with an array of lifestyle and leisure benefits that significantly enhance their ownership.”

The property includes elegantly appointed residences with views of lush tropical gardens. Open plan one-, two-, and three-bedroom units feature a contemporary design accented by vibrant colors and warm wood tones. Each has a modern, fully equipped kitchen with stone countertops, mosaic backsplashes, and top-of-the-line appliances; balcony or terrace; Wi-Fi; multiple Smart TVs with cable/satellite service; DVD players; and MP3 docking stations.

“Preferred Residences is designed to meet the needs of both developers and consumers in the luxury shared ownership space,” noted Marcos Agostini, executive vice president of global sales and business development for Interval International. “We are delighted to welcome The Fives Beach Residences at Playa del Carmen to this prestigious program and expand our relationship with Joaquin and his team.”

Owners and guests can enjoy a wide range of first-class amenities next door at The Fives Azul Beach Hotel, including 12 gourmet restaurants, a full-service 20,000 square-foot spa, fitness center, five free-form swimming pools, a private beach club and dive center, tennis court, kids club with daily activities for children from six months to 12 years, and a teen’s club. Guests are pampered with a host of special services such as daily housekeeping, nightly turn-down and personal butler service, and 24-hour room service. A concierge-driven electric cart makes it convenient for visitors to access all areas of the property.

The nearby Playa del Carmen Fifth Avenue walkway is lined with local shops, nightclubs, and a variety of bars and cafes. Numerous activities and attractions in the vicinity include zip lining, horseback riding, golfing, snorkeling and diving, exploring the area’s many underwater caves, the Xel-Ha aquatic theme park, and excursions to Mayan archaeological sites.

Beyond the sales and marketing opportunities for developers, Preferred Residences offers owners high-touch exchange services to a portfolio of resorts curated especially for the affluent traveller. Owners may also exchange vacation time for stays at participating Preferred Hotels & Resorts, as well as enjoy preferential pricing on nightly reservations. In addition, they receive unique year-round benefits such as an annual membership in Preferred Golf℠, providing access to some of the world’s most challenging and prestigious courses, complimentary membership in Priority Pass™ airport VIP lounge program, personal concierge services accessible 24/7 online and via phone, special offers at restaurants, and much more.


About Preferred Residences

Preferred Residences℠ is a hospitality branded membership and exchange program for luxury shared ownership resorts, private residence clubs, and condominium-style hotels. The program gives developers the opportunity to promote their upscale vacation residences within a network of exclusive accommodations and to deliver high-quality vacation experiences to owners of exceptional real estate. Members have access to a rich menu of benefits and services designed to enhance a sophisticated lifestyle. Preferred Residences is an alliance between Interval International, a leader in vacation ownership since 1976 and an operating business of ILG, and the Preferred Hotel Group, representing more than 850 of the world’s finest independently owned hotels across five worldwide brands.

About TM Real Estate                                                                                                                       

Founded in 1969, TM Real Estate specializes in the construction of large residential developments. In its 48-year history, the company has built and sold more than 22,000 properties. It has been recognized by the Association of International Property Professionals, a UK-based industry ombudsman, as Best Developer – Western Europe from 2010 through 2013, and more recently, as Best Global Developer in 2014 and 2015.