Question by  rocky7795 (25)

Why is Lake Chapala considered "Mexico wealthy"?


Answer by  PZ (1206)

For well-to-do residents of nearby Guadalajara, the beautiful Lake Chapala area has long been a popular place for weekend homes. More recently, Americans have been buying Lake Chapala real estate to retire there, because the low cost of living makes it possible to live well on a modest income.


Answer by  Kantar (20)

For a long time Lake Chapala was famous Mexico's tourist resort. In the last few years, many retired people, mostly from the Canada and United States settled in that area and build retirement community. The reason for that are natural beauty, friendly people, pleasant lifestyle and mild climate during the most of the year.


Answer by  JPTurkleton (67)

Due to good weather and beautiful scenery the villages on the north shore of Lake Chapala have attracted a large number of retired people from Canada and the United States. These "Snow Birds" as they are called in Canada, have brought in money and a demand for services in the small area.


Answer by  Jakecutter (1819)

It has a huge amount of tourism which is the sole of its income. As well as many Americans and more buying up lakeside real estate.


Answer by  massieje (5)

Lake Chapala is a beautiful location with stunning green hills and clear blue water, where people from all over the continent come to vacation and retire.

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