In Careyes, Gian Franco manages to orchestrate a perfect balance between architecture, art, community, nature and conservation. Everything you need to live a decadent lifestyle, everything that is within possibility of reach, can be found in Careyes. And this is how the magnificence of the location has spread internationally over the years, capturing the imagination of celebrities including Uma Thurman, Alejandro Iñárritu, Lee Daniels, Francis Ford Coppola, Kevin Hart and Mick Jagger.
Careyes defines an architectural style along the western coast, found in the type of Mexican house along the Pacific coast; one that renowned architects like Marcos Aldaco (who already revealed his talent for the first time with a house for Gloria Guinness in Acapulco), Diego Villaseñor and Alex Possenbacher followed and reinterpreted in Careyes. The latter in particular would develop his architectural career here, living in Careyes for more than 20 years and being responsible for some of its most stunning houses.