Chapala Haciendas is just five kilometers north of Chapala on highway 23 or about seven kilometers via the Jocotepec-Chapala Highway #119 (locally known as the Libramiento) from the intersection of the carretera at Wal-Mart.
From Wal-Mart you can go west to Ajijic and Jocotepec or east through San Antinio and back to Chapala.
Chapala Haciendas is only thirty minutes from the Guadalajara International Airport and about 45 kilometers to downtown Guadalajara.
Chapala Haciendas is one of the oldest developments in the Chapala area. Going back fifty years.
There are 225 residences between the three sections. Numbers 1 and 2 have an equal number of residences with Number 3, the smallest, with about twenty residences.
The Fracc provides its residences with water, garbage pickup twice a week, street maintenance, street lighting, yard waste pickup and security patrols.
Chapala is the largest town on the shores of Lake Chapala, with a population of just over 22,000. Chapala is a favorite weekend and holiday destination for people from Guadalajara and the surrounding areas. When entering Chapala a landscaped median divides Calle Madero as you pass the plaza with its charming bandstand, central market with its fresh produce and outside restaurants. With its beautiful fisherman fountain, scenic pier, lakefront promenade or malecón, boat rides, and restaurants along the lakeshore and Calle Madero, this is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon or evening. The weekends are very busy with families enjoying the malecón and nearby Cristiania Park.
Chapala, San Antonio Tlayacapan, Ajijic, San Juan Cosala, Jocotepec and the surrounding areas have been expat retirement areas for over sixty years. Boasting some of the best year round weather.