Can Lake Chapala Really Be That Great? 40,000 Expats Think So (Video)
Lake Chapala is home to an estimated 40,000 expats, with roughly half being from the United States. The region is actually a series of small villages, mostly on the north shore, with Ajijic being the crown jewel of the area in terms of artisans, charm, and amenities.
No matter which you choose to call home, there is a happy hum of activity in the area. What draws so many? Check out a few of the most compelling reasons retirees and families are moving to Lake Chapala:
- The most-developed expat/English infrastructure in Mexico.
- Affordable, top-notch medical care is available.
- Close proximity to a major airport.
- A lower cost of living.
- A sense of a real community.
Some say, Lake Chapala is a one in a million place with everything it offers. Of course, one size doesn’t fit all but if you’re looking for a paradise with a low cost of living, an established English infrastructure and activities, modern amenities, near-perfect climate, and a friendly community, a visit to Lake Chapala might be in order.