Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Chapala

The gardens, lake and island views are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Chapala. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the boating, bars and coffeehouses. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Chapala

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Chapala has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chula Vista Country Club (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Tobolandia (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Lomas de Chapala Country Club (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Chapala

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Chapala is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sierra De San Juan Cosala (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • San Juan Cosala Boardwalk (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Lake Chapala (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Parroquia del Senor del Monte (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)

Traveling to and around Chapala

Fly into Guadalajara, Jalisco (GDL-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.9 mi (27.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Chapala?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 151 holiday lettings near Chapala. From 76 Houses to 32 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Chapala is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Chapala?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Chapala:

  • Los Sabinos: 51 holiday homes
  • Zona Centro: 80 holiday homes
  • Ciudad Bugambilias: 140 holiday homes
  • Americana: 85 holiday homes
  • Riberas del Pilar: 24 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Chapala?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Chapala. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Jesus Gonzalez Gallo Cultural Center: 152 holiday lettings
  • National Chamber of Commerce: 232 holiday lettings
  • Regional Ceramic Museum: 232 holiday lettings
  • Mercado Libertad: 229 holiday lettings
  • Museo de Arqueologia de Occidente de Mexico: 230 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Chapala listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Chapala?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 76 Houses in Chapala. Our other popular types of Chapala holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 24 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Chapala?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 80 holiday homes with pool available in Chapala. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.