The biggest freshwater lake in Mexico, Lake Chapala is one of the most beautiful places in the country. One can expect peace in every direction. Lake Chapala is fed by 4 rivers, Lerma, Zula, Huaracha and Duero. This is a great place to relax and enjoy nature at its finest. The nearest major cities to Lake Chapala are Jalisco and Guadalajara. The scenery is amazing as the lake contains three small islands and Lake Chapala is a critical habitat for numerous species of plants and animals.