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Lake Chapala is an enormous lake, the largest in Mexico. But more interesting here is the town of Ajijic. Cool and unique art everywhere around the town, and also in the many shops. We did find the prices were quite high, many of the things...More
Ajijic & Lake Chapala is a perfect day trip. I purchased a seat on a regularly scheduled bus tour from the historic square in Guadalajara for about $20 USD. Lunch is on your own at a very good lakeside restaurant. A short boat ride on...More
If you enjoy Mexican culture, fine cuisine and the local economy this is not the place for you.
The largest fresh water lake in Mexico is vast and gorgeous. The views are breath taking and a must see, however not from the town of Chapala...More
El Lago de Chapala
This is one of the biggest lakes in Mexico and is located in Jalisco state close to Guadalajara city and offers a lot of things to do; like a boat ride to the el Alacrán Island or around the lake; the...More
The lake is beautiful, if not perfect. For some time, it had been about half full and had problems with high levels of fertilizers coming in from the west. Recently the rainy seasons have been stronger, and it appears less water is flowing out, so...More
Went on a day trip to Chapala and Ajijic while visiting Guadalajara. Both are right on Lake Chapala, Mexico's largest lake. The view of the lake is great while walking on the malecon (boardwalk). There are plenty of places to shop and eat as well....More
This recreational town is fun and there is a little island called Scorpion Island that’s touristy but you have to visit and have a beer or lunch with a great view of the little town of La Chapala. Parking is very difficult so if you...More
We took the bus from Chapala which allowed us to take in all the beautiful scenery - the lake shore, fauna, horses and cows. Once we got to Mezcala, it was an easy walk through the center of town to the Malecon. (The two-steeple church...More
Lake Chapala is the largest lake in Mexico, and is surrounded by mountains. There are many activities on the lake such as, skiing, swimming, fishing, sailing, boating and wind surfing. Many visitors will sit close to the lake and relax and become stress free. People...More