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Yelapa is a special little town. We came in the off season, the good is we had it to ourselves and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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A picturesque village

We spent time in a two different parts of Yelapa, and loved it. This feels like the 'real' Mexico... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Harold F
London, United Kingdom
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Yelapa, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Yelapa is a special little town. We came in the off season, the good is we had it to ourselves and the wet season so waterfall was great. There are no signs anywhere to waterfall. When your are on the beach you literally have to...More

Thank Shana2525
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We spent time in a two different parts of Yelapa, and loved it. This feels like the 'real' Mexico, connected to the past, yet dealing with rapid change. Nature is all around you with the bay being the main focal point.

1  Thank Harold F
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

It was a nice visit; the locals are very friendly. The waterfalls are simple, noting spectacular. We made the trip from the beach to the waterfalls in mules, kind of exciting. You pass trough town and get to see how people live in a small...More

Thank Ivonne_Balli
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Fun trip to Yalapa via Vallarta Adventures. It was a great experience, late June. The boat is actually full of a couple of hundred people but the staff did a great job making it enjoyable. The tour of the village is labeled a hike but...More

Thank stlouismomma
Reviewed 27 June 2017

When you take the tour, nobody inform you if have or not have water, you can arrive by horse or walking. now is without water. need rain to receive good caudal of water.

Thank MAU1967
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We took a water taxi to the town of Yelapa and tagged along with others from the taxi up to the falls. The hike was pretty easy and lovely. There were locals selling souvenirs and drinks and a restroom by the falls.

Thank Megs867
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The river was bone dry but great walking through the town and talk with the children. Pity the locals use the river as a dump. I suspect sewage was dumped there.

2  Thank John G
Reviewed 8 June 2017

May is a slow season, not many water taxi work during their "off season" (apparently) Please note to get to Yelapa you must get your water taxi in the morning, before 11:30 am!! I was not informed that until we arrived at 12.30 and didn't...More

4  Thank LadyJazzers
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Wrong season to visit the waterfall, they have not had rain in seven months. Best to go either during the rainy season starting in June, or visit well before the end of may. I bet it is amazing when the water is flowing

1  Thank chrisbF6396BX
Reviewed 30 May 2017

After a nice walk through the winding paths of the beach/jungle town of Yelapa--you will end at a nice size waterfall you can cool off in! They even have a little cafe you can buy snacks and drinks.

Thank Korrene R
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Lynz D
3 May 2017|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
There are two. The one in town is higher & more picturesque, the one farther away isn't anywhere near as high but is equally spectacular in a different way and well worth the hour horseback ride or 90 minutes hike it takes... More
Alberto A
9 April 2017|
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Yes they do
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Response from Arlozoe | Reviewed this property |
It was $16 US RT from Puerto Vallarta to Yelapa in February 2017.