Mexico’s Beaches Are Known As “Federal Maritime Zone”
Thus if you are planning to buy property on the beach in Mexico then you must fully understand what the Federal Maritime Zone is.
The Federal Maritime Zone, per law, is described as a 20-meter wide strip of land that is transitable and next to the beach (playa mar)”. Let’s break this down to make sure we are clear on what we are talking about:
1.- The Federal Maritime Zone is 20 meters wide. There are several types of Federal Zone. This article is only making reference to the Federal MARITIME Zone.
2.- It must be “transitable” land, that I, it must be possible to cross. More on this below.
3.- It is measured from what the law considers a “beach”.