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Romantic Lake Chapala

Guadalajara, Mexico
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Chapala Lake Cultural Day Trip from Guadalajara
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Lake Chapala and Ajijic Half-Day Tour from Guadalajara
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“largest lake” (20 reviews)
“boat ride” (9 reviews)
“beer garden” (4 reviews)
Guadalajara, Mexico
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

It was a long drive from Guadalajara. My advice is to skip it as there's not much to see there. We took a boat to Scorpion Island and then had our driver take us to Lake Ajijic. Nice scenery but we live in California and...More

Thank janerrrr
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I had a wonderful time in Chapala, I went on a day excursion from Guadalajara with my mother. We had a lovely time, it is definitely a place to see if your in Guadalajara.

Thank jair0dr
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Our tour operator cancelled our trip and wanted to take us to another one instead, we said no, and took a taxi to the bus station, taxi heard us we were dissapointed with this cancellation...this was the only day we could do a day trip.....More

1  Thank rodriguezana63
Reviewed 22 May 2017

At our arrival to the outskirts to the Chapala, it magnificent view of the lake dimensions may be apreciated. The is a local crafts market located on the side of t)3 town bordering the water. You may fing a good drink, a eye catching finger...More

Thank TonyandHilda
Reviewed 21 April 2017

My brother lives lakeside in Ajijic along with 30,000 more gringos. I live in Oaxaca where there are probably less than 1,000 gringos so I was curious to see his home. There are several cities around the lake but Ajijic is one of the best...More

Thank Oaxacaone
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Chapala is the largest lake in Mexico around 200 kilometers long. The lake itself is kind of dirty and there are not much of a wildlife going on. Some tilapia sand catfish lives in the lake. If you are near it's worth to eat at...More

Thank Magnus G
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Large lake. Flea markets on the shores are interesting. I might be more interested walking around town and checking out the local life, but the lake itself wasn't really fantastic or anything.

Thank Rachael V
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Lake Chapala is over an hour away drive from Guadalajara, and the lake's coast is full of small artistic shopping full of ceramic, paintings, etc. There are plenty of small restaurants serving tasty and inexpensive food. There are inexpensive boat rides availale to the "Isla...More

2  Thank enriquevargasus
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Relatives brought a group of about 10 last week to visit. About 40 min or so outside Guadalajara. Quiet little town, with shops. Churchs, and many vendors. Bought ice cream on lake shore and watched the "flyers" perform their pole dance as they hang upside...More

Thank AliciaLosAngeles_CA
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Chapala is an absolute gem! Beautiful lake with plenty to see and do. A walk alongside the lake is a must! Loved the mercado down the little town's "downtown" area. My son even ate fried crickets there!

Thank Bertha T
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Response from Lesleyann1 | Reviewed this property |
OOPS. Forgot. Try Caldwell Banker in Chapala for long term rental or I have friends in Centro Historico GDL who have a restored rental property.