Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Chapala

The gardens, lake and island views are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Chapala. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the boating, bars and coffee shops. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday 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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural features in Chapala

Whether you're an adventurous traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling 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 centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Chapala?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 136 holiday lettings around Chapala. From 62 houses to 19 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Chapala?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Chapala. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Jesus Gonzalez Gallo Cultural Center: 131 holiday homes
  • Tlaquepaque: 231 holiday homes
  • San Agustín: 100 holiday homes
  • Rancho del Oro: 18 holiday homes
  • Villa Nova: 26 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Chapala! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Chapala?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Chapala with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Tlaquepaque: 231 holiday lettings
  • Guadalajara: 228 holiday lettings
  • Ajijic: 133 holiday lettings
  • Zapopan: 233 holiday lettings
  • Jocotepec: 136 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Chapala? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Chapala. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Jesus Gonzalez Gallo Cultural Center: 131 holiday rentals
  • Chula Vista Country Club: 133 holiday rentals
  • Concepcion De Buenos Aires Central Square: 20 holiday rentals
  • Centro Laguna Shopping: 133 holiday rentals
  • Majestic Casino: 237 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chapala listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.