Ajijic

The Access Chapala Christmas Party “Posada” 2022

Another year has come to an end and the Access Lake Chapala team celebrated their annual Christmas Party, known in Mexico as "Posada". This year we celebrated at a well known restaurant in West Ajijic called "The Smoke House" which specialize in brisket and ribs. Although a few team members and agents could not make it we had a great turnout. We rented tables, chairs and even the decorations,...

The Rebozo, Flower Fight & Traditional Games Ajijic Mexico 2022

September is one of the most celebrated months in the Lake Chapala & Ajijic Mexico region due to the Mexican Independence Day traditions, which were in full swing this year after also being suspended as all other major events over the past 2 years due to COVID-19  restrictions. The Traditional Games They started out with the "Juegos Tradicionales", which means traditional games. These are...

Lake Chapala Balloon Globos Regata Ajijic 2022

After a long 2 year wait the traditional Lake Chapala "Regatta de Globos" (Balloon Regata) was allowed to take place again in Ajijic after being canceled the previous years due to COVID-19 restrictions. The turn out was a hit and thousands of people enjoyed one of the most anticipated events of the year. Access Lake Chapala once again sponsored the talented team of "Si Lupita" lead by master Balloon...

The Balloon Regatta (Globos) in Ajijic Mexico 2021

Yet another year has past since this well known popular tradition has been officially canceled due to COVID19. In 2020 it was also completely canceled, since the pandemic was in fill force during that year. The town was hopeful that the Ajijic Balloon Regatta "Globos"tradition for 2021 would continue, and all was looking as such, since many restrictions were lightened due to so many people receiving their...

Primavera & Jacaranda Trees in Ajijic Lake Chapala 2021

As the winter starts to say goodbye spring arrives in the lakeside blooming with clouds of Purple, Yellow, and Pink Primavera & Jacaranda Trees. These Trees are part of the gems that make the lakeside originally special, as the color of the leafs blends into all the vegetation that surrounds the streets and community. The Jacaranda Tree & Primavera (also known as Guyacan tree) is originally...

The Colorful Ajijic Mexico Malecon Boardwalk 2021

Ajijic is a small community located in western Mexico, on the shore of Lake Chapala, its name is derived from the Nahuatl (axixic) that means, place where the water spills, a colorful and very picturesque town full of peace and tranquility, founded in the 16th century. The village of Ajijic has become a favorite among expats from all over the world. Besides of all it offers such as colorful...

The Traditional Tachihual Bread in Ajijic 2021

Access Lake Chapala is focused in sharing the beautiful traditions that make Ajijic a Magical town. It is very important for us that you enjoy the main cultural customs and learn from the hardworking people characterized this town. A very important tradition in Ajijic, is its "Tachihual bread", let us explain a little more about it in this post and one of Ajijic's best bakeries that makes this special...

The Hot Dog Stand at Ajijic Mexico Plaza 2021

The best Ajijic Night food, Hot Dogs!! Access Lake Chapala loves sharing the best places to enjoy of good food with excellent quality, especially those places that are harder to find by expats  but well known by locals. If you are looking to have a taste of the great local food, a great option is to try the hamburger and hot dog stand “Hot Dogs La Placita” located in the main central park of the...

Ajijic Mexico Officially Named Magical Town (Pueblo Magico)

As of this Tuesday December 01st 2020 the municipality of Ajijic, located on the Chapala’s Lake side, has been pronounced the ninth Magic Town of Jalisco, delivered by the Federal government of tourism. The recognition as a Magical Town was delivered in a commemorative ceremony of the appointment of Magical Towns 2020 in which the federal Secretary of Tourism made the official announcement of the...

Halloween in Ajijic Lake Chapala 2020

Every year on the 31st of October the streets are filled of joyful voices covering each corner of the streets of the Chapala Lakeside with kids trick or treating throughout the afternoon and enjoying of great decorations some of the expats do for them, making this an unforgettable celebration, thick treating starts around 3pm because of the early sunset, even though this is an American tradition the...

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