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Chapala Malecon, Chapala

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Stroll along Chapala Malecon for a cultural and lively atmosphere accompanied by picturesque lakeside views. Manicured gardens, palm trees, fountains, and various artistic monuments line the pathway. Small colorful boats fill the harbor while fishermen sit on the piers' edge. Watch for local vendors selling candy, dried fruit, and handcrafted items. You can grab a bite to eat at one of the nearby restaurants, which typically involves some freshly caught fish and a free local beverage of tequila or wine. The promenade is especially pretty as the sun sets over the distant mountain skyline. Put Chapala Malecon at the forefront of your travel plans using our Chapala online day trip planner .
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  • A nice place to stroll around. Restaurants and bars. Nice sculptures, beautiful cathedral. People waiting in line for a picture in front of the Chapala sign.  more »
  • We really enjoyed the town of Chapala, especially the “Malecon” as it was so nice to look across Lake Chapala, and the surrounding scenery. The weather was perfect and the people were nice. We liked g...  more »
  • This pier is small, very crowded, has vendors of crafts from all sides and some restaurants. The water is quite ugly and would not recommend to enter it. If you want to make better use of the time visiting other more interesting places.
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  • Great place next to biggest lake in Mexico. Plenty of food to be found and Micheladas sold everywhere! Plenty of little stands to buy yourself a souvenir or candy. Good place to go and relax the only complaint is the parking. Go early otherwise you will have to park on the neighborhood side streets.
  • Great place to walk around and view Mexico's largest lake plus do some local shopping.
  • Beautiful place to walk before the sun is up or after the sun is down. Take the boat ride and go to the scorpion island.
  • We loved the place people are so nice and the lake tour was good.
  • A great place to go with family , a good place for interacting with people also like the good snacks and. A lot of snaks to

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