Moskito Riviera Maya real estate Blog

Hungry at Home: Food Delivery in Playa del Carmen

If you’re here in Playa del Carmen and housebound like the rest of us, you might be missing some of your favorite restaurants in towns. Like all of us at Moskito, responsible restaurants in the area are taking the social distancing very seriously and offering some great delivery deals, including discounts and free and fast delivery. And the great news...

Mexican Food: Best Chilaquiles in Playa del Carmen

What can I say about Mexican food that hasn’t already been said?! It is the BEST! Breakfast, lunch, or dinner, the dishes are unique, flavorful, and packed with spice. It’s about more than just tacos here in the Riviera Maya, one of my favorite dishes to enjoy at breakfast, or really anytime of day, is the Mexican dish of chilaquiles. ...

Real Estate Riviera Maya: What is a fideicomiso?

What is a fideicomiso and why do you need one? Answering a very important piece of the purchasing puzzle for foreign buyers. As a foreign investor in Mexico, it’s important to understand what is a fideicomiso, the costs associated with it, and why it is necessary to have one to purchase property in the restricted zones.  What is a fideicomiso? ...

Real estate Riviera Maya: PRE-SALES VS RESALES

If you are looking for a condo in the Riviera Maya, you will have two choices upfront: should you buy presale or resale? The definition of a pre-construction property (also known as a presale property) is that it is a property that you are purchasing before it has finished building. It is common for a presale to have move-in dates…

Tips to decorating your private rooftop

One of the best things about buying a penthouse condo in Playa del Carmen or a penthouse in Tulum is having your very own rooftop space to enjoy. Most rooftops come with the basics - perhaps a sink area, a bathroom, or a shower. Some even might have a small splash pool or a jacuzzi. Here are 5 helpful tips...

Tips to selling your vacation home

The time has come for you to list your home in paradise. There are many reasons why someone might be ready to sell, maybe you’ve outgrown your vacation home, with grandkids and more family visiting, you’re looking for a bigger place. Health, financial situations, or you’re ready to visit more places, each seller can have a different reason to sell...

Tips for buying a vacation home

So you’ve decided it’s the right time for purchasing a vacation home. There are so many things to consider when making this big decision. A super exciting time in your life, to have your home away from home, a place you can relax, enjoy time with family and friends, and unwind from the stress of day to day life. But...

Safety in Playa del Carmen

Earlier this month the media in the US, Canada, and I even saw a report from England, reported about a crime that occurred here in Playa del Carmen. The first report had a misleading headline that stated the crime had occurred in a resort, and later that was updated with the correct information, that it occurred in a local neighborhood...

Perks of living in a gated community

One of the things we love so much about Playa del Carmen, and the list is long, is the different neighborhoods and how easy it is to navigate the city. We all have different tastes, some people are looking for the vibrancy of living in the city, the hustle and bustle of 5th Avenue is what drew them to Playa…

Moskito Riviera Maya’s annual Posada at Xel-Ha

On December 11th, the Moskito Riviera Maya team – including office staff, housekeeping, and maintenance from both of our offices, Playa del Carmen and Tulum, celebrated Christmas in true Caribbean style. With a day at Xel-Ha, an eco-park located between Playa del Carmen and Tulum, that offers snorkeling, jungle adventures, and delicious drinks and food. The day started with a…

Moskito Riviera Maya doing their part to keep our beaches clean!

On Saturday, December 1st, Moskito Riviera Maya hosted its very first beach cleanup, inviting the Moskito team members, including office staff, maintenance, and housekeeping to participate, as well as other locals and expatriates who call Playa del Carmen their home, to spend the morning beautifying our beaches. The clean up started on Calle 46 (CTM) and finished at Calle 88….