Things to Do in Ajijic, Mexico

Ajijic Mexico - Local folkloric dancers
Outdoor Market in Ajijic

There's plenty to do here in Ajijic, thanks to the near perfect climate all year

Click here to view a slideshow of a few activities from the area

Days can be filled with walking the quaint cobblestone streets, exploring art galleries and shops, dining in fine restaurants or sitting on the shores of the largest lake in Mexico.

Ajijic Mexico
Sunrise over Lake Chapala

According to National Geographic, it's "the Second Best Climate in the World". The weather here is referred to as an eternal spring. This part of Mexico is 5,000 feet above sea level. The lake is surrounded on three sides by mountains. Average daily temperatures are in the 70's F (20’s C) with very low humidity.

Ajijic is about thirty minutes from the Guadalajara airport which boasts airline connections with flights from around the world. It is less than an hour from the center of Guadalajara, Mexico's second largest city with its big-city night life, state-of-the-art medical services, museums, 16th century cathedrals, opera, ballet and a host of other attractions. Adjoining cities of Tonala and Tlaquepaque are meccas for artisans and Mexican handicraft items. Day tours to many points of interest including an easy drive of less than four hours to Manzanillo are available.

Other activities include golf, tennis, horseback riding, swimming, fishing, hiking, bird watching, bridge, local theatre, music concerts, local fiestas and outdoor markets.

Ajijic Mexico - Local folkloric dancers
A typical street in the village

Links to Ajijic, Mexico

Lake Chapala Business Directory

Living at Lake Chapala - Mexico

Tony Burton - Lake Chapala - Attractions For All

Lake Chapala Society, Ajijic, Mexico

Chapala.com "Your Window to Mexico"