Retirement in the Lake Chapala, Ajijic, Mexico Area
“They” say that retirement or the “Golden Years” can be a state of mind. If you are lucky enough to chose Ajijic/Lake Chapala, Mexico as a place to retire that can truly be the c
Moving away from your home and family can be a scary proposition, however, let us take the fear factor our the equation for you and if you come to Ajijic/Lake Chapala from the cold north having family visit will not be an issue.
We moved our family here when our children were 10 and 12 and they will both tell you it was the greatest gift we ever gave them. They are now tri-lingual and their horizons are broadened beyond belief as yours will be too. Learning a new language later in life is a wonderful challenge and very good for the mind.
What I am trying to say is that finding a paradise on earth is an exciting adventure at any age and it can change your life forever in a very positive way.
Here in Ajijic/Lake Chapala the infrastructure is extensive enough for even the most discerning tastes and needs. Ajijic/Lake Chapala is 40 minutes outside the second largest city in Mexico, Guadalajara. Nestled between the largest lake in Mexico and the beautiful Sierra Madre mountains, bouganvillea cascading over stone walls and cobblestoned streets complete the picture of peace and tranquility.
Guadalajara, a city of about 7 million, has an international airport, world class medical facilities, restaurants, golf, and shopping and schools. Ajijic/Lake Chapala is a largely ex-patriot community which also offers great golf, tennis, restaurants, shopping and medical facilities. It is also a thriving art community and has activities for all tastes including theater and music.
So if you are looking for the perfect place to retire Ajijic/Lake Chapala will indeed let you check off all the required boxes on your clipboard. You need look no further. Come home.