More About Lake Chapala

Lake Chapala is the largest freshwater lake in Mexico.
For more than 10,000 expats, mostly Canadians and Americans, Mexico’s largest lake has become a permanent home.
This area is known as “Lakeside” for residents of the United States, Canada, Great Britain and Europe and “la ribera” for Mexicans.
We invite you to read and learn more about Lake Chapala.

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