Discover a selection of 160 vacation rentals in Ajijic, MX that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $85 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Ajijic. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Escape to enchanting Ajijic

Surrounded by the dramatic peaks of the Sierra Madre Mountains, Ajijic is a laid-back town on the banks of Lake Chapala. It’s a firm favorite with North American expats who flock to soak up the sunshine, stroll its colonial-era streets, and explore a myriad of artisanal cafes, organic juice bars, and upmarket restaurants. With Ajijic vacation rentals you can stay in the heart of the town center, with beautiful breezy casitas complete with private pools, lush gardens, and colorful Mexican decor.

Things to do

Live the expat life in laid-back Ajijic

Flanking the central plaza, the Ajijic Cultural Center is a great place to get your bearings. It’s run by a friendly team of locals who organize yoga classes, cooking lessons, cultural talks, art sessions, and more. Every Wednesday Ajijic throws its colorful “Tianguis” market where you can stock up on everything from fresh coconuts and organic avocadoes to charcoal soap and bohemian jewelry. Craving a little more action? Nearby Guadalajara is a short bus or car trip away, and harbors destinations like the Teatro Degollado Opera House.

Activities

From cobblestone streets to Chapala Hot Springs

While Ajijic is popular with tourists, it’s managed to retain much of its characterful, colonial-era atmosphere. Its cobblestone streets and central plaza are lined with sorbet-colored buildings housing an eclectic mix of galleries and boutiques. Head to the waterfront to find a tree-shaded esplanade, perfect for strolling or mingling with locals. You can also take a soak in the natural hot springs that dot the shores of Lake Chapala. To savor a little privacy, why not escape to an Ajijic vacation rental property? With sparkling pools and stunning lake views, they’re the perfect way to experience Ajijic like a local.

Weather

A winter haven in the Sierra Madre Mountains

Thanks to the area’s low elevation and proximity to the equator, Ajijic vacation rentals enjoy beautiful weather throughout the year. Winter brings clear skies and mild temperatures that see flocks of vacationers descend on the lake. If you want to beat the crowds then why not visit over summer? While rain storms do roll in, the weather is wonderfully balmy and the sunsets are kaleidoscopic. The town’s year-round expat community keeps things upbeat and energetic, even in low season.

Natural features

Lakeside-living in La Floresta

Hugging the north shores of Lake Chapala, Ajijic is surrounded by Mexico’s Sierra Madre Mountains. The Malecón esplanade is beautiful, but if you want to see the lake from an alternative perspective why not day-trip to Isla de los Alacranes? Ajijic vacation rentals unlock access to a string of beautiful properties in the heart of La Floresta, Ajijic’s most coveted neighborhood. Dotted with garden villas and airy haciendas, here you can enjoy a morning coffee in a sun-dappled courtyard fringed by lush mango trees, fragrant orange blossoms, leafy jacarandas, and fiery birds of paradise.

How to get there

How to get to and around Ajijic

The nearest airport is in Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Intl. Airport (GDL), located 15.9 mi (25.5 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Ajijic?

Whether you're looking for a cozy retreat for you and your boo or a sprawling house to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Ajijic. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • Around 0.1 miles from the center of Ajijic, it's difficult to beat "Mexican Sunrise House. . . . . A Wonderful Mexican Experience - Just See The Reviews". It has 2 bedrooms and a range of amenities including golf and a fridge.
  • "Mexican Jewel House. . . . . . . Allan Fotheringham Stayed Here" also promises an awesome stay, offering 2 bedrooms, a water park, nearby birdwatching activities and more. It's around 0.1 miles from Ajijic.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Ajijic vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Ajijic?

Your working week will be easier to get through if you've got something epic planned for the weekend. Give yourself something fun to look forward to by locking in one of these top weekend getaways in or near Ajijic:

  • Book a couple of nights or longer at "Beautiful And Cozy Home, Mountain And Lake Views", around 0.1 miles to the east of Ajijic, and you've got yourself the best kind of weekend escape. You'll have natural attractions like Mezcala Island and Mezcala Island close by and amenities like a microwave oven and a fridge to make the most of.
  • Also consider "Condo With Stunning View Of Lake And Mountains", which you'll find around 1 mile south of Ajijic. After a day of discovering nearby sights like Parque Revolucion and Metropolitan Park, put your feet up in your rental and make use of cable/satellite TV services, internet services and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Ajijic?

Take in the energy and culture of Ajijic from the comfort of a studio apartment. Whether you're planning to kick back on your own or paint the town red with pals, you'll find the perfect studio apartment for rent in or near Ajijic:

  • Make "Room "el Guayabo" Caroline Bella B&B" your temporary home. This top property comes with amenities including internet services and air conditioning.
  • "Ajijic Luxury Suite On The Lake" is another fabulous option. Get comfortable and take advantage of coffee and tea making facilities, a hair dryer and more.

There are many attractions around Ajijic you shouldn't miss. Feed the culture vulture within with a visit to Galleries Theater and Museo de las Artes Universidad de Guadalajara.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Ajijic?

Just because you only have one or two days off work doesn't mean you need to spend it in a lifeless hotel. Get away but still have the comforts of home at one of these short-term rentals in or around Ajijic:

  • "Casita Colorida In Ajijic Centro" is near the center of Ajijic, which means you'll have plenty of things to keep you entertained. Find your way to well-known sights like Hospicio Cabanas and Basilica de Zapopan when you're not enjoying the comforts of your cozy rental.
  • Hop out of bed, make a strong coffee and then begin planning what to see around "Ajijic Downtown 2 Bedroom House". Guadalajara Cathedral and Jalisco Stadium should be on your itinerary if you stay at this top-rated rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Ajijic?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend trip. If you're longing to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Ajijic that will whisk you off your feet:

  • Put on some soothing music and kick back together at "Mexican Sunrise House. . . . . A Wonderful Mexican Experience - Just See The Reviews". Around 0.1 miles from Ajijic, this property has everything you could want for a romantic weekend away, including beauty services and a balcony.
  • "Mexican Jewel House. . . . . . . Allan Fotheringham Stayed Here" is another popular option guaranteed to woo you. It's about 0.1 miles from Ajijic and has beauty services and shopping facilities.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Ajijic?

Big groups mean a whole lot of fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll comfortably fit your entire crew. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Ajijic and spend time with your favorite people under the same roof:

  • You'll have loads of space to enjoy yourselves at "Beautiful House With View Of The Chapala Lake". Around 6 miles west of Ajijic, this welcoming retreat has 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 15 guests. Top amenities include a swimming pool and a kitchen.
  • Nothing takes priority over being together with loved ones, and "Finca Ybarra Beautiful Country House" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 7 miles to the east of Ajijic, as many as 12 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 4 bedrooms. A kitchen and a swimming pool are among the numerous amenities on offer here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Ajijic?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can offer, a pool is one of the most desired. Check out these houses for rent with a pool in or near Ajijic and spend your days splashing about. Just remember to bring your inflatable swan:

  • Pack your swim gear and get away with your gang to "Mexican Sunrise House. . . . . A Wonderful Mexican Experience - Just See The Reviews". There are plenty of other appealing amenities here, including a separate dining area and a balcony.
  • Spend leisurely vacation days swimming or enjoying peaceful moments beside the water at "Mexican Jewel House. . . . . . . Allan Fotheringham Stayed Here". This property is another guest favorite and features a TV, a barbecue grill and more.

Ajijic has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 65 ºF and 80 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit! Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Ajijic vacation rental and plan your escape for any time of year.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Ajijic?

Whether your ideal escape is high in the hills or down by the sea, you'll enjoy it even more if you share it with those closest to you. Stay in one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Ajijic and bring the whole gang:

  • Sleeping as many as 8 guests in 4 bedrooms, "Luxury Home With A Flair" is the perfect place to enjoy some family time. This retreat is 1 mile to the east of Ajijic and has amenities such as a toaster and outdoor furniture.
  • "Casa Hermosa En Ajijic" also offers the space you need to live it up with loved ones. This option is around 1 mile to the southeast of Ajijic, and accommodates as many as 10 guests in its 3 bedrooms. A fridge and a living room will help keep everyone comfortable.

When you're ready to venture outside and explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone entertained and happy. Chapala Malecon, Zoologico Guadalajara and El Trompo Magico should be at the top of your agenda.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Ajijic?

Get away from it all and treat the ones you love to a different kind of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Ajijic and get the camping experience — but with all the creature comforts!

  • "Spessart Shop Guestrooms - Ligao City Kawa Kawa" - This sought-after escape offers towels and a kitchen island and is located approximately 30 miles to the southeast of central Ajijic.
  • "Cabin - Cabaña Lalo" - Another great choice, this property comes with coffee and tea making facilities, a microwave oven and more. You'll find it around 30 miles to the southeast of Ajijic.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Ajijic vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Ajijic?

Yes, you can. From modern apartments to comfy cabins, Vrbo offers a selection of vacation rentals. Small families will like these two-bedroom properties in or near Ajijic:

  • At the top of the list is "Mexican Sunrise House. . . . . A Wonderful Mexican Experience - Just See The Reviews". This two-bedroom delight provides guests with handy amenities like mountain views and a water park. Explore Ajijic's awesome attractions from this comfortable pad.
  • "Mexican Jewel House. . . . . . . Allan Fotheringham Stayed Here" is another comfy two-bedroom retreat. It has a water park, a lake view and much more.