Lake Chapala Jalisco Mexico Travel Guide

Where is Lake Chapala located?


It is located in the Mexican state of Jalisco and is one of the largest freshwater body in the entire country, located a few minutes from the second most important city in Mexico, well known for it´s Tequila, Mariachi, food and all traditions living in this colorful country.

Where to stay in Lake Chapala Jalisco

  • Hotels
    Hotels

    Hotels

    Browse thru our list fo Hotels in Chapala Lape to find de perfect accommodation to host you in your next vacations to Chapala Lape Jalisco.

  • Popular places in Lake Chapala Jalisco

  • Ajijic
  • San Juan Cosala

    San Juan Cosala

    A place filled with thermal water springs in a strench between two of the most popular towns in the area that has become one of the most visit places in the Lake

  • Jocotepec
  • Most Popular in Lake Chapala Jalisco

  • Danza del Sol
    Hotels in Ajijic

    Danza del Sol

    Hotel Danza del Sol is situated 5 minutes� walk from Ajijic�s town centre and features a games room with a pool table, banquet facilities, and an outdoor swimming...

  • Casa Mis Amores
    Hotels in Ajijic

    Casa Mis Amores

  • Hotel Balneario San Juan Cosala
    Hotels in San Juan Cosala

    Hotel Balneario San Juan Cosala

    Visit Hotel Balneario San Juan Cosala where 36 rooms with bathroom and a hot tub with thermal mineral water will be waiting for you.

  • El Chante Spa
    Hotels in Jocotepec

    El Chante Spa

    El Chante hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, a spa and a beauty salon. In-room amenities include iPod docking stations, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels...

  • Villa del Angel boutique
    Hotels in Ajijic

    Villa del Angel boutique

    Villa del Angel offers the ambiance of a true european villa with cantera columns & arches throughout, high ceilings with detailed paintings and a warm welcoming feeling...

  • La Puerta Violeta
    Hotels in San Juan Cosala

    La Puerta Violeta

  • Hotels in Ajijic

    Los Artistas B and B

    Our six guest rooms, each with its own unique decor and private bath, provide views of the tranquil gardens, swimming pool, the fountains and fishpond. Amenities include...

  • Hotels in Ajijic

    La Paloma

    Take a swim in our 40 foot solar-heated pool, sip a margarita on our spacious and welcoming garden veranda, bask in the sun on our large poolside patio, ap in the hammock...

  • Mama Chuy Hotel and Villas
    Hotels in San Juan Cosala

    Mama Chuy Hotel and Villas

    At Mamá Chuy you can create your own entertainment. If you wish to go sight-seeing, you can do it on horse back, taking in the beautiful landscapes or you can go water-skiing...

  • Ajijic Plaza Suites
    Hotels in Ajijic

    Ajijic Plaza Suites

    Situated on Ajijic main square, Plaza Suites is just 5 minutess walk from the pier. It features an outdoor swimming pool and garden. A 24-hour reception service is available. All...


    Where is Lake Chapala located?

    It is located in the Mexican state of Jalisco and is one of the largest freshwater body in the entire country, located a few minutes from the second most important city in Mexico, well known for it´s Tequila, Mariachi, food and all traditions living in this colorful country.


    It has some nice towns around the shore, some places very well known by it´s beauty such as Ajijic, Lakeside or main dowtown, Jocotepec and San Juan Cosala with lot of well preserved old buildings from the Mexico of decades ago.

    How far from guadalajara


    Lakeside or the main town is about 40 kilometers (25 miles) south on Highway 23 from Guadalajara city, major buslines runs from this two points hourly from the principal bus stations and in some specific points in the GDL Metropolitan Area

    Airports near


    Miguel Hidalgo and Costilla International Airport is the closest and the best option connecting to this area, due to Guadalajara is one of the largest and more important cities in the country, making it a very well connected with major international airlines flying to this Capital City or in such case have very close connections with near eirports.

    It is located almost in the middle between Guadalajara and the Lake making a easy way to come and go for many expats linving in this place.

    What to do


    There are a plenty things to do in this relaxed place. It is a preffered place for the near Tapatios from Guadalajara due to the easy accesibility and favorite from thousands of retired people mainly coming from the the United Estates and Canada due to it´s location, colorful surroundings and towns and a wonderful weather year long.

    Golfing is one of the favorite activities, you can practice this relaxing sport in the Chapala Golf and Country Club and the Chula Vista both with their own charm and beautiful views.

    Being a Lake swimming would be a top choice, it is, but it is more popular because of the closest volcanic activity creating some thermal springs in the area, specially in San Juan Cosala where you can find some Balnearios very popular for it´s therapeutic properties.

    With so many pinturesque settings and landscapes Horseback riding, biking, hiking and walking are some of the top choice for a great weekend knowing all surreoundings enjoying the Malecon both in Jocotepec and Lakeside.

    Due the constant and increasing number of foreign residents in the area, the Real Estate industry is constantly growing having new settings, places homes and developments to suit all the needs for this persons. It is easy to spot very nice vacation home rentals, villas, condos and appartments.

    Arriving people from all parts of the world are transforming from a traditional charm village into a cosmopolitan and modern place where very interesting options are blooming cool and top choice Restaurants and Bars, as well as Art Galleries.

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