Deena Murdoch

Lakeside offers me retirement at a price I can afford! I first found out about Lake Chapala by reading an article in AARP magazine. Then I learned that a friend of mine had moved here and I remember her saying, “Deena you will love it. You can live like Kings...

Gail Parks

We used to come to Mexico as snowbirds. We would come for five years to Guayabitos (a beach area) for two months and then here for two months, spending March and April here at Lakeside. We would drive down from Alberta. We left the cold behind so I guess primarily we...

Art Parks

The climate is number one – if we were back in Canada our knees would be aching. The healthcare is reasonably good – I like the IMSS (one inexpensive level of health insurance). The local doctors are very good. I like that we are close to the airport for...

Wendy Hamblin

In 1965 I drove to Acapulco with a girlfriend from Regina in her MG Midget and fell in love with Mexico. I came again the following year for a vacation – this time in my own MG Midget!  My connection was deepening. Fast forward. We retired, left Canada and after...

Dr. Charlene Schultz

Living in the Alps was just too expensive. I looked at various options – Thailand, Croatia and other countries. I knew a bit of Spanish so Mexico was always on my radar screen. I tried San Miguel d’Allende for a brief period but it was just too ‘Beverly Hills’...