Attractions

Waterfall in Ajijic

El Tépalo Waterfall

El Tépalo waterfall can be reached on foot from Ajijic. From the center follow Guerra and Encarnación Rosas north, then turn right on Callejón al Tépalo; an empty shed with a basic map posted marks the official star…
Island in Chapala

Isla de Mezcala

The more interesting island to visit on Lago de Chapala is Isla de Mezcala. Here you’ll find ruins of a fort where Mexican independence fighters held strong from 1812 to 1816, repulsing several Spanish attacks befor…
Island in Chapala

Isla de los Alacranes

A ticket booth at the pier’s entrance sells boat tickets to Isla de los Alacranes (Scorpion Island), 6km from Chapala, which has some restaurants and souvenir stalls but is not very captivating. A round-trip, with 3…
Distillery in Lago de Chapala

Casa Siete Leguas

Call ahead for tours at this fine tequila distillery in Atotonilco el Alto, a town about 110km northeast of Chapala. It's located in a large purple building along the main road into town. After your tour, wander alo…