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Address: Guadalajara, Mexico
Phone Number: 303-394-6920
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Visit Chapala and relax

When in Guadalajara be sure to take the time to visit Chapala. There is a mix of approx. 20,000 Canadians/Americans. With established business that cratered to their taste... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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San Jose, California
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San Jose, California
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

When in Guadalajara be sure to take the time to visit Chapala. There is a mix of approx. 20,000 Canadians/Americans. With established business that cratered to their taste. Lake Chapala is a beautiful lake, that you will want to walk along and enjoy the scenery. Eat at the restaurants and enjoy fantastic regional Mexican food. Don't be surprised to see... More 

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Chapala, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We love the LAGO, the Lake and when visiting you must rent one of the colorful motor boats off the Chapala pier. 250 pesos seats 6-8 people for a 30 minute tour - departation from the pier to Riberas and back.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Lake Chapala is a very special place, quiet, wonderful and excellent restaurants to enjoy the variety of the exquisite Mexican food.

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West Kelowna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Lake Chapala is a very wonderful place to visit. We stayed in Ajijic four months 2014-2015 October through January. wonderful people, good restaurants, good services, it's been a retirement mecca for decades. It's a very safe place. The restaurants there run the ethnic spectrum and are good and reasonable. Health and dental services are first rate. A great place for... More 

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Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

First we were received by a local who tried to be 'helpful' by showing us how to use the parking meter, but the guy was rather creepy and we were worried that he could be a thief or could be someone assisting criminal gangs in search of careless, distracted tourists. The place was just 'OK' for a quick visit and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Shop around, the prices vary hugely. As normal not enough time to sight see, but the tour also went around to one side of the lake where we took a let lunch, food good and prices reasonable, live music in pleasant shaded gardens

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Beirut, Lebanon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My husband and I used to go to Chapala and walk along the malecon and stop at one of the restaurants for lunch quite often when we lived near Ajijic. The Mexican people bring the area to life, lots of music (some not so good), food, and action, and a far cry from stodgy old Ajijic that goes to sleep... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We went twice, once for a short visit on a Sunday. It was crowded with locals from Guadalajara coming to enjoy the scenic lake and take boat rides. Lots of artisan shops and places to eat. We left to spend the night in Ajijic then returned on Monday. It was so pleasant to walk and look, it was deserted of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Interest and fun trip on a busy Sunday with lots going on and the Beer Garden was good for food and view. Fav was little bar across the street from Beer Garden.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Beautiful place with great food, fresh baked goods and great small restaurants. Try to eat guarantees there, they are delicious and pan de nata.

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Address: Address: Guadalajara, Mexico
Phone Number: 303-394-6920
Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Guadalajara Metropolitan Area  >  Guadalajara

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