Tijuana is considered to be the most dominant regional center in northwestern Mexico. Because of it being part of the San Diego-Tijuana Metropolitan Area, it is one of the fastest growing cities in Mexico and the largest bi-national metro area on the United States/Mexico border, with a combined population for both cities of over 5 million people.
The city is home to a large and fast growing population of United States citizens, mostly from Southern California, who have moved to Tijuana to avoid the higher cost of living in their home country while still being able to work in San Diego.
Tijuana and Baja California have much stronger economies and higher incomes than the Mexican cities that border Texas.
A very affluent and prominent society has developed in Tijuana. Gentrification is evident throughout certain districts. The Club Campestre de Tijuana (Tijuana Country Club) has many affluent members and a famous golf course. A large sized Rotary Club is also located in Tijuana.
Tijuana is well known for its medical and dental facilities that bring people here from around the world. The quality of the care is second to none and the costs are a fraction of what you pay in the United States. There are new hospitals that have state of the art equipment and the most current treatments, which may not be found anywhere else, are available here.
According to Newsweek, Tijuana also has a very active and independent artist community, whose internationally recognized work has earned Tijuana the title of "One of the most important new cultural Meccas’’ in the world.
The modern cultural center is a remarkable place that displays history, art and culture and brings kids and parents together to learn, have fun and enjoy themselves.
Tijuana possesses a diversity of shopping malls. Plaza Río is located just a few minutes away from the United States border. In it you will find a large variety of small stores and big department stores like Sears, and a multi-screen Cinépolis movie theater.
At night the discos, local bars, coffee shops and excellent restaurants make it the perfect place to spend your evening.
The beach community of Playas de Tijuana is on the Pacific Ocean and is a rapidly growing area that is populated by people that love the beach and still want to be close to Tijuana. New condo developments are providing oceanfront living and the security of a gated community.
A. AVAILABLE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
- Taxi Libre
- Taxi Ruta
- Public Bus AKA "Calafia"
Tijuana is a growing cultural center, it has been recognized as a most important new cultural mecca. The city is the most visited border city in the globe not only because of its cultural richness but because it offers fabulous Ocean views from various locations.
2. REAL ESTATE HIGHLIGHTS
A. SAN ANTONIO DEL MAR
San Antonio Del Mar is located only 14 miles south of the U.S. border and lies along 3 kilometers of the Pacific Ocean. It is one of the most mature developments on the Baja Gold Coast.
It boasts homes for most pocketbooks and it has shown initiative in recent years through a very concerned Home Owners Association to constantly improve the development.
Increasingly newer homes are being built and some of the older homes are being remodeled. San Antonio is constantly improving as the HOA continues to invest in this development and the prices of these homes will continue to rise.
PRICE RANGE FOR SAN ANTONIO DEL MAR
$45,000 - $2,000,000
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B. REAL DEL MAR
Real Del Mar is the home of the only 18 hole championship golf course close to Rosarito Beach. Golfers from all over Baja California and the United States come to enjoy these links which are very hilly, contain numerous lakes and present a fine challenge to those who love the game. Real Del Mar is also a very large community of upscale family homes and condominiums, reached by its own exit from the toll road.
As you enter the community and keep to the right you will be ushered into the commercial area. A very large club house includes an extensive common area with a parquet dance floor. There is a lap pool with jacuzzi, separate locker rooms for men and women, a gym with loads of weight and workout equipment.
|PRICE RANGE FOR REAL DEL MAR
Lots $55,000 - 180,000
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C. REAL MEDITERRANEO
Real Mediterraneo offers spectacular contemporary and modern beach homes located in an exclusive area on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, where you will be able to live in total harmony, comfort, and privacy. For over a decade it has provided luxurious properties that live up to the highest standards of excellence.
This high-end community boasts some of Baja’s best Real Estate all within an earshot of the sounds of the Pacific Ocean. Real Mediterraneo provides you a unique and secluded private beach experience with a large sandy beach enclosed by cliffs to the north and south, and vehicle access so you can launch jet skis, kayaks, small boats, or other watercraft.
||PRICE RANGE FOR REAL MEDITERRANEO
Homes $310,000 - $620,000
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A. ACTIVIES CALENDAR FOR TIJUANA
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B. ATTRACTIONS TO ENJOY IN TIJUANA
Tijuana offers a variety of attractions ranging from shopping to sightseeing.
Avenida Revolución, is an eight-block extravaganza of bargains offers the best of handcrafted Mexico in one place. Things you will find when shopping in Tijuana is leathers; silver; beadwork; paper mache; jewelry; handmade furniture and home furnishing; stained glass and so much more.
Tijuana Cultural Center houses a magnificent IMAX theatre, visitors can view films about Mexico's history and heritage. At the Omnimax Theater you can also see breathtaking views while soaring over the pyramids and the beaches of Acapulco and Cancún. The center also features a space theater, a museum with a permanent collection of Mexican artifacts, a performing arts theater with excellent acoustics, and several restaurants
Tijuana Wax Museum is said as the second of its type in all Latin America with more than 90 replicas of historic and artistic figures as well as movie and television personalities. It opened in 1992 and is located on Calle 1 8281 next to Avenida Revolución. Wax figures include Elvis Presley, John Lennon, Marilyn Monroe, Emiliano Zapata and more.
Golfing in Tijuana, The Tijuana Country Club golf course or in Mexico Club Campestre de Tijuana was built in 1948. Designed by Allister McKenzie for golfers of all skill levels, the course is a favorite with Californians due to its close proximity to the U.S. border. The geography of the region has altered dramatically in the past 5 decades and the golf course is now located in the middle of the city.