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Romantic Lake Chapala

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Address: Guadalajara, Mexico
Phone Number: 303-394-6920
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Lake Chapala and Ajijic Half-Day Tour from Guadalajara
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Nice and Relax

All the attractions are relaxing to the point you will not want to leave this place! Lake Chapala is a beautiful nature gift, you can go over in a boat, there is a dock where you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

All the attractions are relaxing to the point you will not want to leave this place! Lake Chapala is a beautiful nature gift, you can go over in a boat, there is a dock where you can rent this tour and have a great time with your friends. The breeze is something you will enjoy, careful because you can get... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Here are a few historical sites I visited recently in Ajijic and Chapala. You may want to check them out when you're in the area. THE OLD CRUSHING MILL There was once an operating gold mine in the hills just above Ajijic. While the old mine itself is too dangerous to enter, you can visit the ruins of the crushing... More 

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Palm City, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Chapala is a very beautiful place approximately 45 minute drive from Guadalajara. We met several ex-pats who live there and enjoyed talking with them about life there. They all love it and it seems to be a thriving community.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can spend a full day visiting this lake, they are many good restaurants, hot springs in San Juan Cosala, also it is possible to take a boat in Mezcala and go to "Presidio Island".

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply Beautiful and inviting place to visit. Friendly city full of Mexican traditions, with a nice display of hospitality from their people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Romantic, best place to romance , food is very good , all is cheap , this place is magic , all the town ❤️

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I got the bus from the Antigua Central Camionera in Guadalajara. It cost 50 cents to get into the station and then $50 MXN for the direct, 1 hour bus trip to the town of Chapala. Buses run very regularly from early in the morning til 10:00pm. When you get into Chapala, go through the station, out the main door... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Though the promenade and boardwalk is clean and pretty with good views of the city and lake, the lake itself is not kept clean. Once you are on the boat heading to one of the islands it gives a great feeling - rustic but good.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Chapala has made a lot of improvements since our last visit about five years ago, their malecon is very clean and green with trees and bushes all tru the streach of the Malecon. We had lunch at one of the many restaurants along the cost of the lake. For $250.00 pesos you can take a boat ride along the lake... More 

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Lake Tahoe, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Beautiful area outside the main city of Guadalajara. Many ex-pats (Americans) live here. Peaceful and scenic place to visit.

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