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Romantic Lake Chapala

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II spent the whole day there, took a lots of pictures..very good food at the market curios a very good price the plaza was so nice and the church impressive.I will be back soon

Reviewed January 18, 2017
Bensenville, Illinois
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68 reviews
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Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

This one of the largest, if not the largest, lakes in Mexico. The area surrounding it is beautiful. There are numerous restaurants located near the lake and many activities for family enjoyment.

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Philadelphia, Pa
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Reviewed February 4, 2017

We took a day trip to Lake Chapala and the surrounding area via a private car from Guadalajara. As you approach the Lake the area is surrounded by gated communities and condo developments, as you get closer there are roadside vendors. The. Lake is large and the banks have restaurants and places to walk and relax. We were near the... More 

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Plano, Illinois
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Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

A must go & see! We took pictures, dined, & enjoyed family company! We went for a wedding & it was beautiful. We are at a restaurant with a park for the young kids & they loved it.

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Bensenville, Illinois
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

II spent the whole day there, took a lots of pictures..very good food at the market curios a very good price the plaza was so nice and the church impressive.I will be back soon

Bucerias, Mexico
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Reviewed January 9, 2017

What a lovely surprise to come over the mountains and find Lake Chapala and Ajijic!!! A charming community with a fabulous malecon along the lake. Rides and tiendas, a beautiful walkway and many local restaurants with a local flavour. We will definitely return when we can stay longer. AND OH!!! The town was all dressed up for Christmas!!! Gorgeous!!!

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Reviewed December 28, 2016

Being the biggest lake in Mexico you must see? Weather the expat tourist area of ajijic or the old Spanish island prison of the coast of mezacal this lakes highly recommended. The tourism areas aren't the best with higher price stays. Chapala, jotepic,mezcal, octlan are the true gems of the lake.only because of culture and no over growth of houses... More 

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Reviewed December 21, 2016

This used to be chapala's lake, but now is just an empty space, filled with rotten fish and stinky water...

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Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Well I come here to just check place but I do not see special ! Like normal tourists town lot of shopping and restaurant ! Lake front is nice to walk nicety maintenance my friend is wheelchair he doesn't have any Problems!

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Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

I went early, small town, with walkway with a lake. At the end of the tour they take you down, I guess is the restaurant area with the foreign presence? A getaway for the locals.

Thank Carlos D
Berkeley, California
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Reviewed November 29, 2016

We booked a day tour with GDL Adventure. GDLadventure.mx through our Hotel Morales. Ask for the guide Paco; his english is excellent and he took good care of us. Clean, new mini van w/ac. Lots of stops along the way, including a tequila tasting stop. Plan on an 8 hour day. Dinner overlooking the water, then a sunset cruise on... More 

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