Owning or Renting a home at Lakeside is a major part of your planning when it comes to moving. In this section, we will add articles of interest that cover many aspects of both buying or renting real estate in Mexico. Check back often for new updates!
Ajijic & Lake Chapala Real Estate Read this article for an overview of real estate in the area.
Sample Homes for Sale In order to get a feel for the beauty of homes in the area, check out this page for a sampling of homes in the area at different price ranges.
Renting a Home at Lake Chapala Read this to get an overview of renting Lakeside.
Bed and Breakfasts – An Ideal Way to Start Your Visit
Staying at a B&B is a popular option when people come to visit the Lake Chapala area. It is also a temporary option when you are coming to look for a rental or waiting for home purchase to settle.
Here are a few of the B&Bs we have had good feedback on;
Adobe Walls B&B: This old hacienda style B&B in the heart of Ajijic has been lovingly restored and decorated with meticulous attention to detail. Stunning lake and mountain views are enjoyed from the terrazas. Adobe Walls is within walking distance of everything in the village and includes amenities such as free Internet and calls throughout Mexico, the US and Canada. All 8 guest rooms are furnished with classic period pieces, all with the total comfort of guests in mind. Be sure to mention that you are with the “Focus on Mexico” program to qualify for a special discount off the regular room rates of $60-$85 USD, depending upon room selected. http://adobewallsinn.com/
Ajijic Suites: Located on the western outskirts of Ajijic, but within walking distance to everything. It has clean and comfortable rooms ranging in price from $55-$85 USD plus local taxes. They have the lowest rates in town that I know of. Each room has a kitchenette, & free local & long distance calls (as well as secure wi-fi) are also included in the facilities provided for guests. Ajijic Suites is run by a woman from England. Obviously, English is spoken! No breakfast. http://www.ajijicsuites.com/
Estrellitas Inn: Located on a quiet street in the heart of Ajijic, right next door to the Lake Chapala Society, and within walking distance to the plaza, shops and fine restaurants. Estrellita’s has comfortable rooms decorated with a Mexican flair for $65 -$85 USD. Rooms can be rented by the day, week or month. Discounts are available for extended stays. Deluxe Continental breakfast served. Amenities include free high speed internet and calls to the US and Canada. English spoken. http://www.estrellitasinnajijic.com/
The Casa del Sol Inn: This charming B&B is located in the heart of Ajijic a few blocks away from the town plaza and within walking distance of many great restaurants and has world-class rooms that range in price from $95-$110 with all ammenities including high-speed internet and free calls to the U.S. and Canada. They serve a full breakfast and they have a stunning terrace on the roof with views of the lake and village. They also have a swimming pool. English spoken. www.casadelsolinn.com
Ajijic Suites: Located on the western outskirts of Ajijic, but within walking distance to everything. It has clean and comfortable rooms ranging in price from $55-$85 USD plus local taxes. They have the lowest rates in town that I know of. Each room has a kitchenette, & free local & long distance calls (as well as secure wi-fi) are also included in the facilities provided for guests. Ajijic Suites is run by a woman from England. Obviously, English is spoken! No breakfast. http://www.ajijicsuites.com/rezeasy.html
Focus on Mexico has informational tours to the Lake Chapala area for people who are interested in living or retiring here. We have classes on immigration, taxes, banking, healthcare and more plus a lot of fun with tours of Ajijic, Chapala and Guadalajara and Tlaquepaque. We visit some of the best restaurants in the area and we help people with real estate who are looking to rent a home in the area. This is our webpage about the program: http://www.focusonmexico.com/Focus-Program/About-the-Focus-Program.html The information we pass on is worth it’s weight in gold in the savings from needless mistakes that are common to people new to Mexico.