Lake Chapala Real Estate

Lake Chapala Mexico Real Estate for Sale

Surrounded by mountains, Lake Chapala is famous for being the Mexico’s largest freshwater lake. The Lake is about 75 kilometers (50 miles) long from east to west with a maximum north-south width of about 20 kilometers (12.5 miles). Lake Chapala is quite shallow, with an average depth of only 4.5 meters (14.9 feet) and an maximum depth of less than 10.5 meters (34 feet)

This lake attracts visitors all year round. It is a prime retirement destination for expats. It also has many hotels, restaurants, shops and cafes.

The region surrounding Lake Chapala comprises eight municipalities in the state of Jalisco and four in the state of Michoacan. Most of the tourists and expats prefer the Northshore municipalities of Ajijic, Chapala and Jocotepec.