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Lake Chapala and Ajijic Half-Day Tour from Guadalajara
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Full-Day Lake Chapala Tour from Guadalajara
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Many Americans and other foreigners help make up the 20,000 people living near this picturesque lake, the country's largest inland body of water.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“huge lake” (2 reviews)
“boat ride” (3 reviews)
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"nice place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"huge lake"
in 2 reviews
"boat ride"
in 3 reviews
"guadalajara"
in 18 reviews
"pesos"
in 9 reviews
"mexico"
in 17 reviews
"beauty"
in 5 reviews
"malecon"
in 7 reviews
"agricultural"
in 2 reviews
"lakeside"
in 5 reviews
"stalls"
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"shoreline"
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"culture"
in 4 reviews
"birds"
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"stroll"
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

We have been traveling down to Lake Chapala for 14 years- explored PV- San M- etc. and after traveling settled and bought a home Lakeside. Eventually to retire--Ajijic is a bit over run with x-pats at a certain time of the year so we bought...More

Thank Dundee Manor
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

This is a huge lake with a quiet little town at the lakes edge, the lake is large and you can rent boat tours to spend the day.

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

It is a pleasant place to be for a day if you are just visiting the lake and its near by attractions, the boat ride to scorpion island and back is cool too.

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Reviewed January 24, 2018

Yep. Both things. But, also, a great place to relax, take great walks, shop, eat, hang out, you name it. US or Canadian retired? oh boy, specially at Ajijic, (a gorgeous little town a couple of miles away, on the same Riviera) you´ll will find...More

3  Thank Thorvald D
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Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

We spent 2 hours walking and eating lots of shops to buy souvenirs toys lots of junk food alcohol drinks the lake itself you can't do much you can go on a boat tour to scorpion Island we had lunch had fish fried fish make...More

1  Thank Tony A
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Nothing compares to Lake Chapala for natural beauty & variety. Each of the Lakeside towns are quite unique, and should be explored over a period of days.

2  Thank Adee1950
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

I was refreshingly surprised by the beauty care and decoration of the malecon, all people go here on sundays and have their lunch and spend the day. There are plenty of street shops called tianguis, also typical drinks from here jarritos and delicious ice creams....More

2  Thank JaneMx333
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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

If you are in Guadalajara, México you must visit El Lago de Chapala , the Lake view and the relaxing of the area is a plus. You can sit and relax drinking Mexican beer and some "charalitos" fish.

3  Thank toty16
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

We were in Guadalajara last week doing some shopping and looking around. We live on the Gulf coast of Mexico, so we are not foreigners. Always have wanted to visit Lake Chapala and we knew the town of Ajijic was a good place to check...More

2  Thank Dave F
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Reviewed April 16, 2017

The stretch of lake from Jocotepec to Chapala id referred to as Gringo Landia. English is spoken in most places East of San Juan Cosala. The Hot springs and Restaurant row is the change point. In Jocotepec, Spanish speaking is a must. Not only to...More

4  Thank Maurice L
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Hello, Unfortunately, I'm not familiar with thr gardening bussines; however, I can tell you that Chapala Lake it's home for a large expats community. I'm sure moving in and making yourself known will not be a problem. On the... More
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