Red PROPLAYAS was founded in 2007 in Tulum, Mexico.


PROPLAYAS is a collaborative interdisciplinary exchange for beach management and certification platform, with a spectrum of action in 17 countries and 79 groups or nodes in Latin America and Europe. 

The members of PROPLAYAS are scientists, activists, managers, and entrepreneurs integrated for a common goal: the integrated management of one of the most valuable marine-coastal ecosystems: the beaches.

Maintaining healthy and attractive beaches.

The Red PROPLAYAS encompasses all activities related to maintaining healthy and attractive beaches.

Based on research projects, citizen science awareness campaigns, consulting services on environmental and certification topics, development of environmental ecolabels (Coastal Scenery and Beach Clubs), and academic and environmental education events.