Latitude Margaritaville International Lake Chapala
Latitude Margaritaville Lake Chapala Overview
Discover Latitude Margaritaville International's newest community in Lake Chapala, the world's largest expat community located in Ajijic, Mexico, just an hour south of Guadalajara. Explore this beautiful destination situated on Mexico's largest lake and enjoy affordable living, low-cost healthcare, and a comfortable daily temperature around 75° F.Prospective buyers can view the community’s brand-new virtual tour here.
Here, you will find Chapala and its charming neighboring town of Ajijic, nestled along the lakeshore and surrounded by breathtaking mountain landscapes. Immerse yourself in the local culture and take advantage of the area's diverse attractions, including delicious restaurants, lively festivals, unique boutiques, and a walkable town square. Let Lake Chapala captivate you with its delightful ambiance, fantastic climate, and friendly community.
Latitude Margaritaville Lake Chapala Amenities
Prepare to experience the best that Lake Chapala has to offer from the comfort of a rooftop bar! The Latitude Margaritaville International community is the only residential hub that offers this feature, along with a slew of other amenities like a pool, gym, spa, pickleball courts, and pet-friendly zones. Plus, enjoy live music events, classes, tournaments, karaoke nights, and charitable activities on a dedicated performance stage.
As if that weren't enough, this Latitude Margaritaville International community also features a "stay and play" concept with 32 fully furnished rooms for short stays. Visitors can immerse themselves in the community's lifestyle, and long-term residents have the option to host extended family members who can also partake in all the amenities and activities the community offers.
Latitude Margaritaville Lake Chapala Homes
Latitude Margaritaville International Lake Chapala will offer a variety of residence options, including charming casita-style homes, along with studio and one- or two-bedroom homes. In the initial phase, a total of 194 residences are available to fit your lifestyle preferences.
Latitude Margaritaville Lake Chapala Lifestyle
With its beautiful geography, unique culture, and proximity to the United States, it's no wonder approximately 1.5 million expats have made Mexico their home. Enjoy an affordable life, accessible healthcare, unique cultural experiences, excellent food, traditional festivals, shopping opportunities, and more.
However, it's worth noting that not all places in Mexico are equal when it comes to cost of living. Chapala has a cost-of-living index of 41.7 compared to the average of the top 10 most expensive cities in the U.S. at 81.86. This means that you can purchase more in Chapala with $100 than in these cities. Additionally, Chapala has a rich history as an ideal settlement for migrant communities and has gradually evolved to become a dynamic destination with stunning landscapes and a favorable climate. If you're considering retiring abroad, Mexico, and Lake Chapala in particular, is an excellent option to explore.
Ajijic is a charming town located in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. Situated on the shores of Lake Chapala, the largest freshwater lake in Mexico, Ajijic is known for its mild climate, natural beauty, and vibrant expatriate community.
Location and Accessibility: Ajijic is located approximately 25 miles south of Guadalajara, the capital of Jalisco. It is easily accessible from Guadalajara by road, with a travel time of about an hour. The town's proximity to Guadalajara allows residents and visitors to enjoy the amenities of a major city while residing in a more relaxed lakeside setting.
Climate: The climate in Ajijic is generally mild and pleasant. Due to its elevation and proximity to Lake Chapala, the town experiences a moderate climate with warm temperatures year-round. Winters are mild, and summers can be hot, but temperatures are typically moderated by the lake, making it a comfortable place to live and visit.
Expatriate Community: Ajijic has become a popular destination for retirees and expatriates from the United States, Canada, and other countries. The town's low cost of living, welcoming atmosphere, and natural beauty have attracted a significant expat population. As a result, there is a thriving community of foreign residents who have contributed to the town's cultural diversity and amenities tailored to the expatriate lifestyle.
Cultural Heritage: Ajijic has a rich cultural heritage that blends Mexican traditions with the influences brought by its expatriate community. The town features cobblestone streets, colorful buildings, and a central plaza where locals and visitors gather. Ajijic hosts various cultural events, including art exhibitions, music festivals, and traditional celebrations, providing a vibrant cultural scene.
Lake Chapala: The town of Ajijic is situated on the shores of Lake Chapala, which is a major attraction in the area. Lake Chapala offers stunning views, tranquil waters, and recreational opportunities. Visitors can enjoy activities like boating, fishing, kayaking, and birdwatching. The lake is also home to diverse bird species, making it a popular spot for bird enthusiasts.
Art and Crafts: Ajijic has a thriving arts and crafts scene, with numerous galleries and workshops showcasing the work of local and international artists. The town's artistic atmosphere has attracted creative individuals who have settled in the area, contributing to its reputation as an artistic hub. Visitors can explore art galleries, attend art classes, and purchase unique pieces of artwork and handicrafts.
Amenities and Services: Despite its small size, Ajijic offers a range of amenities and services to cater to the needs of residents and visitors. The town has a variety of restaurants, cafes, shops, and markets where one can find local and international products. Medical services, banks, and other essential facilities are also available in Ajijic.
Ajijic's combination of natural beauty, a mild climate, a rich cultural scene, and a welcoming community has made it an attractive destination for both retirees and tourists looking to experience the laid-back charm of lakeside living in Mexico.
Latitude Margaritaville Lake Chapala Home Features
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