Location: Central part of the state of Jalisco Landscape: Mountainous, North shore of Lake Chapala Weather: Semiarid and mild Attractions: Lakeside views and a gorgeous weather Population: 13,000
Ajijic at a Glance
Ajijic is situated near the city of Guadalajara (35 mi.) in the Northern shore of Lake Chapala in the central part of the state of Jalisco in the Pacific region of the Mexican plateau. The plateau is flanked by two major mountain ranges -- the Sierra Madre Occidental in the west and the Sierra Madre Oriental in the East. Ajijic enjoys a great semiarid weather with mild and dry winter and spring seasons. The annual average temperature in Ajijic is 65 to 72° F, the rainy season with an average precipitation of 39 inches lasts from June to August. The population of Ajijic is 13,000.
Attractions in Ajijic - Mexico Retirement
Beautiful lakeside views in Ajijic and one of the best weathers in the world for those enjoying a Mexico retirement. Just at a 30-min drive from the metropolis of Guadalajara with its own multiple attractions such as Mariachi music. The pretty town of Tequila is located 50 miles away from Ajijic. Ajjijic is home to approximately 7,000 expatriates mostly from the US and Canada who choose a Mexico retirement to enjoy life at beautiful Ajijic.
Health Care - Mexico Retirement
Ajijic has a few smaller privately and government operated hospitals and outpatient clinics with some specialties. Cutting-edge medical care can be obtained near Ajijic in Guadalajara (35 mi.), which has several 5-star hospitals comparable to major US hospitals. In addition, Guadalajara possesses an extensive network of smaller privately operated hospitals with many specialties and outpatient clinics, with many English-speaking physicians. In Guadalajara or ajjijic, a typical office consultation US$30-$50.
Services - Mexico Retirement
Satellite and cable TV are accessible in Ajijic with all major U.S. and Canadian channels. Many US AM radio stations reach up to the region of Ajijic and beyond. High-speed DSL and dial-up Internet services are also available in Ajijic.
Ajijic's nearest US Consulate General is in Guadalajara (35 mi.). The Consulate General is located at Progreso 175
in the Juarez section of the city.
International travel to Ajijic is available through the International Guadalajara Airport (GDL) located at 35 miles from Ajijic.
Banking - Mexico Retirement
Modern banking networks and ATMs hooked to US banking systems are available in Ajijic for a convenient Mexico retirement. Easy transfer of money from and to Mexico is also available in Ajijic.
Mexican Real Estate - Mexico Retirement
As in most other Mexican cities and towns, Mexican real estate in Ajijic is more affordable than in the US. Although Mexican real estate is highly variable, a typical cost of a property in Ajijic is about 20 to 40% less than a similar property in the USA. We will soon have links to reputable Mexican real estate agencies in Ajijic, stay tuned.