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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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Many Americans and other foreigners help make up the 20,000 people living near this picturesque lake, the country's largest inland body of water.
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We spent 2 hours walking and eating lots of shops to buy souvenirs toys lots of junk food alcohol drinks the lake itself you can't do much you can go on a boat tour to scorpion Island we had lunch had fish fried fish make...More

Thank Tony A
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Nothing compares to Lake Chapala for natural beauty & variety. Each of the Lakeside towns are quite unique, and should be explored over a period of days.

Thank Adee1950
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I was refreshingly surprised by the beauty care and decoration of the malecon, all people go here on sundays and have their lunch and spend the day. There are plenty of street shops called tianguis, also typical drinks from here jarritos and delicious ice creams....More

1  Thank JaneMx333
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

If you are in Guadalajara, México you must visit El Lago de Chapala , the Lake view and the relaxing of the area is a plus. You can sit and relax drinking Mexican beer and some "charalitos" fish.

2  Thank toty16
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were in Guadalajara last week doing some shopping and looking around. We live on the Gulf coast of Mexico, so we are not foreigners. Always have wanted to visit Lake Chapala and we knew the town of Ajijic was a good place to check...More

Thank Dave F
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The stretch of lake from Jocotepec to Chapala id referred to as Gringo Landia. English is spoken in most places East of San Juan Cosala. The Hot springs and Restaurant row is the change point. In Jocotepec, Spanish speaking is a must. Not only to...More

3  Thank Maurice L
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The lake is so huge , it feels like an ocean. Its always festive at this place. You also enjoy the boat ride to the scorpion island right in the middle of the lake and enjoy some authentic Mexican food.

Thank hitt_08
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Chapala is a beautiful pueblo to visit about an hour away from Guadalajara. There is a very traditional Mexican feeling when you visit. Personally, I preferred to eat lunch in one of the puestos instead of a restaurant. I feel that it is so much...More

2  Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I visited Ajijic and of course I went to the lake. The Malecon was very quiet (Monday morning). People were walking their dogs or exercising by the lake. I met different birds and horses while I was walking by the lake. Very nice and peaceful.

Thank Yana S
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

If limited on time, the walkboard is a pretty nice place to enjoy the view and the atmosphere. A body of water is always welcoming and a great place to relax. It features several restaurants and small shops selling snacks and desserts. A pretty popular...More

Thank luisalinas
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26 January 2017|
Response from luisalinas | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Unfortunately, I'm not familiar with thr gardening bussines; however, I can tell you that Chapala Lake it's home for a large expats community. I'm sure moving in and making yourself known will not be a problem. On the... More