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Lake is impressive but so polluted there is no swimming or watersports! Chapala area has no sports or nightlife, or unique traditions. If you want to see a lot of Canadian retirees this is the place to go.
If you like a lake with little or no swimming and recreation, this is the lake for you! Does have some great views, and some fishing still exists on it but you would seldom see water skiing or other activities...but for the view, it gets...More
If you are visiting Guadalajara for a few days set aside one day to spend lakeside on Chapala. Sunday is the preferred day for Tapatios. Chapala is alive with its own small town brand of excitement. Strolling musicians, food and ice cream vendors, boat rides...More
This is truly an enchanting place. Chapala, San Antonio Tlayacapan and Ajijic are full of quaint cobbled streets with many Restaurants,Bars and Shops to visit. It also has a very high number of Expatriates living either full time or part time on its shores. The...More
I have visited Lake Chapala for fifteen years. The gourmet restaurants are plentiful and unique. Try staying in one of the great bed-and-Breakfasts in the village of Ajijic. No, I don't have the hiccups.
Lake Chapala is Mexico's largest lake and is the source for much of Guadalajara"s water. The lake has gone through its up and downs with low water problems and some pollution issues. In recent years, positive "rainy seasons", efforts by both government and other interested...More