Discover a selection of 153 vacation rentals in Chapala, MX that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $35 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Chapala. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Chapala is ready to explore

The gardens, lake and island views display a scene truly unique to Chapala. This relaxing city is known for its boating, bars and coffeehouses. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Chapala

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Chapala a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monte Coxala Spa (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Tobolandia (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Chula Vista Country Club (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Lomas de Chapala Country Club (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Chapala

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Chapala is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chapala Malecon (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • San Juan Cosala Boardwalk (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Lake Chapala (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Sierra De San Juan Cosala (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Mezcala Island (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Mezcala Island (5.6 mi / 9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Chapala

The nearest airport is in Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Intl. Airport (GDL), located 17 mi (27.4 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Chapala?

Whatever your vacation needs, you'll find a rental property in or around Chapala that fits you like a glove. Why not try these on for size?:

  • Make use of amenities including coffee and tea making facilities and a water park at "Mexican Sunrise House. . . . . A Wonderful Mexican Experience - Just See The Reviews". Situated around 6 miles from Chapala, this unique option has 2 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • Another great choice is "Mexican Jewel House. . . . . . . Allan Fotheringham Stayed Here", which is around 6 miles from Chapala. Featuring 2 bedrooms, a TV and a DVD player, it has everything you need to make your stay comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Chapala vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Chapala?

Your Monday to Friday will fly by if you've got something wonderful planned for the weekend. Give yourself something nice to look forward to by reserving one of these top weekend getaways in or near Chapala:

  • Book a few nights at "Grand Casa: Micro Hotel Boutique: Casa Fenix", around 1 mile to the northwest of Chapala, and you've got yourself the best kind of weekend break. You'll have natural attractions like Bosque Colomos and La Zanja Municipal Park close by and conveniences like a stovetop and a kitchen to take advantage of.
  • Another appealing option is "Finca Ybarra Beautiful Country House", which is around 1 mile northeast of Chapala. When you're not kicking back in your rental making use of a smart TV and a garden, check out Barranca de Oblatos and Acuario Michin.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Chapala?

Discover the culture and atmosphere of Chapala from the comfort and privacy of your own studio apartment. Whether you're hoping to chill on your own or have a good time with friends, we'll help you find the ideal studio apartment for rent in or near Chapala:

  • Wake up, go exploring and then do it all over again at "Beautiful, New Apartment With Private Garden". This vacation rental is a wonderful base for seeing the sights and comes with amenities including internet services and WiFi.
  • "Modern Light - Filled Apartment With Private Garden" is another fabulous option. Get cozy and enjoy the use of towels, heating and more.

There are plenty of highlights around Chapala to add to your itinerary. Nourish your inner culture fan and visit Casa de la Cultura Jalisciense and Degollado Theater.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Chapala?

Every once in a while, you just need to escape from the real world, even if it's only for a couple of days. Enjoy a nice combination of relaxation and sightseeing at one of these short-term rentals in or around Chapala:

  • If you'd love to be close to the action, "Luxury Apartments Lake Chapala" will suit your style. It's within easy reach of the center of Chapala and an excellent base to discover sights like Hospicio Cabanas and Basilica de Zapopan.
  • Roll out of bed, make a cup of coffee and then begin planning what to explore around "Beautiful New Home, 4 Blocks To New Bike Path". Guadalajara Cathedral and Jalisco Stadium should be on your list if you stay at this short-term rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Chapala?

Whether spent in a log cabin or a beach house, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to spice up your relationship. Whisk your other half off for a couple of leisurely days at one of these top escapes in or near Chapala:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a few nights of passion at "Mexican Sunrise House. . . . . A Wonderful Mexican Experience - Just See The Reviews". Approximately 6 miles from Chapala, this place comes with plenty of nice touches, including beauty services and shopping facilities.
  • Otherwise, spend your break enjoying each other's company at "Mexican Jewel House. . . . . . . Allan Fotheringham Stayed Here", around 6 miles from Chapala. Beauty services and shopping facilities will help set the mood.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Chapala?

Big groups mean huge fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll easily fit your entire squad. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Chapala and spend time with your favorite people under the same roof:

  • A wide array of amenities including a firepit and a kitchen make "Finca Ybarra Beautiful Country House" a winner. This popular getaway has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 people. From central Chapala, it's around 1 mile away to the northeast.
  • Nothing takes priority over hanging out with loved ones, and "Beautiful House With View Of The Chapala Lake" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 12 miles to the west of Chapala, as many as 15 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 4 bedrooms. A kitchen and a garden are among the various amenities here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Chapala?

Nothing says fun times like a pool does. Blow up your inflatable doughnut and check out these houses in or near Chapala that feature this must-have amenity:

  • Round up your gang and enjoy a memorable stay at "Mexican Sunrise House. . . . . A Wonderful Mexican Experience - Just See The Reviews". There's plenty to love about this escape besides its pool, such as coffee and tea making facilities and a living room.
  • Spend lazy days swimming or catching a few peaceful moments beside the water at "Mexican Jewel House. . . . . . . Allan Fotheringham Stayed Here". This vacation rental is another sought-after option and features books, a TV and more.

Not sure what the weather is like in Chapala? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 60 ºF to 80 ºF. If you're chasing a little more inspiration on places to stay in this impressive destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire range of Chapala vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Chapala?

You'll always have more fun sharing the great times with the folks that are closest to your heart. Whether you're organizing a family reunion or getting away with your best friends, we'll have a large vacation rental that suits you. Here are two of our best in and around Chapala:

  • Sleeping as many as 12 guests in 4 bedrooms, "Finca Ybarra Beautiful Country House" is the ideal place to spend time together. This top-rated escape is 1 mile to the northeast of Chapala and has amenities that include a living room and a fridge.
  • "Casa Hermosa En Ajijic" also offers the space you need to make memories with loved ones. This option is around 5 miles to the west of central Chapala and accommodates 10 guests in its 3 bedrooms. A kitchen island and a fridge will help keep everyone happy and comfortable.

If you want to see some family-friendly attractions in the area, you have plenty of choice. Chapala Malecon, Zoologico Guadalajara and El Trompo Magico promise lots of fun for all the gang.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Chapala?

Nothing's more important than family, which is why we'll help you find a place where you can truly connect. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Chapala and make wonderful new memories with your loved ones:

  • "Terra Alta Los Cazos Cabin New" - Enjoy great times with your nearest and dearest at this escape, which is around 30 miles south of the center of Chapala. A fenced yard and a TV are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Spessart Shop Guestrooms - Ligao City Kawa Kawa" - Round up the troops and spend a few days or more at this inviting property, which is around 30 miles to the south of Chapala. You'll have access to a fridge, a kitchen and much more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Chapala vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Chapala?

It's easy to organize your dream getaway with Vrbo. Whether you want a comfy cabin or a trendy apartment, we've got plenty of two-bedroom options in or near Chapala: Here are just some of our favorites:

  • Providing amenities like a fireplace and a kitchen, "Beautiful New Home, 4 Blocks To New Bike Path" has everything you need for an excellent stay. Unpack your luggage and then venture out and explore your surrounds.
  • "Great Chapala Rental" is another popular two-bedroom escape. It comes with a firepit, a fireplace and more.