10 Great Things About Living in Gringo Gulch

  1. Terrific Walks and Scenery. Gringo Gulch has everything from quaint little casitas to beautiful big villas. And there are countless hidden alleyways and streets to wonder up and down.
  2. Views. Whether you want a sweeping view of the Bay of Banderas, or to gaze up at the gorgeous mountains Gringo Gulch is your spot.
  3. Neighborhood. After about one week of living in Gringo Gulch you will know everyone, and you won’t get 20 ft without stopping to have a conversation with one of your neighbors.
  4. The New Pedestrian Bridge. Now you can walk down to the island on the Rio Cuale using the new pedestrian bridge. A perfect shortcut into downtown, with the added benefit of seeing all of the wild life and activities on the island.
  5. Great food. In the mood for tapas? Esquina de los Caprichos is a popular and delicious local eatery. Greek food? Try the new Mediterranean Café and Bakery. The best French food in town is at Le Cigale Bistro. Vegetarians have Planeta Vegetariano. Or, for extremely elegant try Hacienda San Angel for a luxurious fine dining experience, in their exquisite dining room with views of the bay and some of the best mariachis around.
  6. Everything You Will Ever Need can be found on Guerrero street (at the foot of Gringo Gulch): Light bulbs at the hardware store, paper supplies at the papeleria, have your laundry done, get the best ceviche tostada in town, check your email, grab a cappuccino, buy a carton of milk, purchase a Spanish/English dictionary, or take Spanish and English classes at the International Friendship Club.
  7. Great nightlife. El patio de mi casa not only serves one of the best pizzas around, but they also regularly host excellent bands and DJs. They even have a movie night.
  8. Cool breeze. Even on the hottest day, Gringo Gulch seems to be magically situated so that you will always get a great breeze from the ocean or mountains.
  9. Perfect lodging. Gringo Gulch is host to the world famous Hacienda San Angel boutique hotel. For those on a more modest budget check out Casa Amorita, a beautiful B&B, with astounding breakfasts, or for those who want to cook for themselves, La Dulce Vita can’t be beat. We even have our own gay friendly hotel, Villa David.
  10. Landmark: And we of course host the landmark home of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, Casa Kimberly, with its famous pink bridge.

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