Westside story Posted February 21, 2019 Report Share Posted February 21, 2019 Why some foreigners prefer moving to the West end of Lake Chapala. 1.The plaza is one of the most spacious and beautiful around the lake. 2. There is rarely a traffic problem in the country like setting. 3. The weekly Thursday outdoor market is very large and provides a great variety of produce, food, practical items, clothing, gifts, toys, homeopathic, pet essentials, etc. 4. During the rest of the week there is the Ma rketplaceopen everyday and a variety of stores where everything you need is provided. 5. The Aurera Bodega which some call the Little Walmart has a great variety of things needed in everyday living. 7. The Lakeside park is one of the most beautifully designed so that you can walk out into the lake area on several docks and enjoy all the wildlife. A variety of sculptures and picnic areas abound to enliven the experience there. 8. A brand new hospital sits on the hill looking down over the lake. 9. Nearby is a unique entertainment experience: a real dolphin and macaw parrot show. 10. Throughout the town of Jocotepec you can find just about anything that you think you might need from Home, Depot, Costcos, Mega, etc but just minutes away instead of having to travel to Guadalajara. 11. The Cultural center has an excellent variety of art and photography exhibits, art classes, Children's library, and a nice quiet garden area for eating your lunch bought from one of the town vendors. 12. Nearby is the popular row of Lakeside restaurants in San Juan Cosala all with breathtaking views of the Lake and its variety of bird life. And nearby is the hot water springs and pools where you can relax and let your body be refreshed by the natural hot water springs supplying the pools there. 13. Surrounding the Jocotepec area are the raspberry, strawberry and blackberry farms where you can go and get a big bucket of second rated berries for the price of a song. Most can hardly tell the difference between the first rated ones being sent to the US and those rated seconds. 14. Talk with the foreigners who chose the West end at Racquet Club, Las Fuentes community or Roca Azul. 15. Shop at the variety of places on Hildalgo, Miguel Arana and Morelo 16 To experience the Mexican culture, language and people rather than having the American neighborhood. 17. Cost of rental or purchased properties is less 3 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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