Tlalpuente is a south suburban area of Mexico City, situated three kilometers away from the hustle and bustle of the capital and surrounded by lush forests in a wild and quiet environment, which is an ecological reserve. Created during the 1960s in the Tlalpan borough, Tlalpuente is a nice small district that will seduce by its tranquility, its welcoming inhabitants and its luxury properties.
Investing in Mexico City is a true advantage as prices are very competitive. However, the housing market is gradually opening up and therefore prices have recently risen due to an increase of the demand regarding the luxury market. The city of Mexico offers exclusive neighbourhoods characterized by luxury properties at more expensive prices compared to the rest of the country. Besides, the real-estate market is in an exponential growth as the Mexican government gradually softens the legal rules for foreign investors.
If you are interested in investing in Mexico, it is recommended to contact a real-estate agency that will help you and provide you the good information regarding the market and the administrative procedure as corruption is still significant. A lawyer will formalize the housing contract. If the real-estate investment deals with a property located in a 100km-radius from a frontiere or in a 50km-radius from beaches, there are various conditions to respect and especially using a fideicomiso procedure.
The period from May to September corresponds to the rainy season. Temperatures are particularly high (around 30 degrees) and rains are violent. Besides, September and October are characterized by cyclones.
From October to April, this is the dry season: the weather is agreeable, temperatures are around 25 degrees and rains are rare. This is the perfect period to travel to Mexico. However, the evenings can be cooler.
Between February and April, this is the best period to visit Mexico. Therefore, it corresponds to a large inrush of tourists. Indeed, March is characterized by the American spring break and Mexico is flooded by American students who come for parties. This is the same for the Semana Santa, which takes place at the beginning of April, and that corresponds to a holiday and party week for all Mexicans.
This gorgeous national park provides spectacular hikes and scenic views. Cerro Ajusco is the highest summit and peaks at 3,900 meters, and can be seen from almost anywhere in Mexico City. Onto the extinct volcano's lava dome, this is the perfect spot for casual strolls which will revitalise you after some time in the city. There is also an extraordinary range of flora and fauna in this park.
Cuicuilco is a major early Mesoamerican site which is said to has been developed in Central Mexico during the Formative period, between 700 B.C and 400 A.D, when it was completely destroyed by a volcanic eruption. Named "Place of Power", Cuicuilco is the only conical/circular pyramid in Mesoamerica and the earliest one. Discovered in the 1920s, the pyramid is the most important building of Cuicuilco, which was part of the ancient city of Ticoman.
Southwest of Mexico, the caverns of Cacahuamilpa are one of the most stunning natural sights of Mexico. With vast chambers up to 82 meters high and leading 1.2 kilometers beneath the mountainside, visitors will admire extraordinary stalactites and stalagmites in one of the world's largest cave systems. One of the gigantic salons is called "Auditorium" and hosts operas, events and concerts. Close to the cave exit, there are spectacular views and tranquil pools for swimming during the dry season.
Mexico City, the capital of Mexico, is situated on a plateau, in the valley of Mexico. This city was built in 1325 by the Aztec people on the Texcoco Lake and was formerly called Tenochtitlan. It was then conquered by the Spanish in 1521 and it acquired its current name when the country became independent in 1824. After New York and Tokyo, it is the third city the most populated in the world with more than 8 million inhabitants.The city is surrounded by the Sierra de Guadalupe in the North, the Sierra Ajusco in the South and the Sierra de Las Cruces in the Southeast. It is also close to two volcanos: Popcatepetl and Iztaccihuatln. This fascinating and giant place has countless possibilities to seduce foreign ...