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Tijuana Retirement Profile

Tijuana is a large, fairly grimy city of 2.5 to 4 million, adjacent to San Diego, CA

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Swimming
Head south to many Pacific beaches, or use hotel pool

Surfing
South of town are popular surf spots like K-38 but the water is kind of polluted in most places. The water is ice-cold - colder than So Cal due to an Alaskan current.

Walking
Pedestrian friendly. Many people walk across the border to shop.

Golf
Country club in town, Real del Mar (20 km/12 mi S of town)

Good Food
Many good restaurants from inexpensive to elegant

Art
Exhibitions and performances at TJ Cultural Center, close to the border

Club Scene
Clubs especially popular with under-21-US crowd. Many boisterous bars along Revolucion Blvd., downtown tourist area.

Supermarket
Many supermarkets, spread around town

Museums
Excellent museum of regional history, interactive, at cultural center

Handicrafts
The tourist district on Revolution has cheap handicrafts from all over Mexico.

Shopping
In addition to Calle Revolution, rife with touts, try Plaza Rio Tijuana and adjacent shopping centers

Movies
Plenty of English-language films, but spread out in this big city

Sporting Events
Greyhound racing and bullfights (boo!), charreadas (Mexi riding exhibitions) some weekends

Desert
Not in the desert, of course, but a dry semi-desert climate

Ocean
Playas de Tijuana is the beach area of the city; half hour from Rosarito Beach

Ranch
Ranches en route to Tecate

Dry
Averages 10 inches rain a year

Single
Big club scene, starts late

EnglishSpeaking
Many Americans live here; many Mexicans speak English

International Airport
Many internal and international flights

Budget Hotels
Check neighborhood

Weather
One of the world's best climates - 70 to 80 degrees in the summer, 50 to 70 in the winter. Rains come mostly in the winter and can make a muddy mess in some areas.

Retire in Tijuana

TIJUANA LOCAL LISTINGS


Casa Mexicana
Talavera Tile and Handcrafts

Blvd. Salinas 11,111
Tijuana, Baja California
(664) 686-5491

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Tijuana Country Club

Blvd Agua Caliente (at Av Hipódromo)
Tijuana, Baja California
664-681-7855

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Grand Hotel Tijuana

Hotel
Blvd Agua Caliente 4500
Tijuana, Baja California
664-684-7000

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La Costa Restaurant

Calle 7 8131 at Revolución and Constitucion
Tijuana, Baja California
664.685.3124

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ALTERNATIVE HOLISTIC BIODENTAL INSTITUTE

jOSE MARIA VELAZCO 2627-202 / 205 ZONA DEL RIO
Tijuana, Baja California
664 334-6600 619 488-5863

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ROSARITO HOME FOR SALE

House/Condo for Sale
TIJUANAMART
Tijuana, Mexico
6642524146

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Eyeglasses $50 / Contact lenses $35

Blvd Sanchez taboada 929-1 Zona Centro Tijuana
Tijuana, Baja California
(619)618-2503

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Aqua Rio Hotel

Hotel
1618 Avenida Constitucion
Tijuana, Baja California
664-685-1914

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