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A trek through a very poor village to a pretty waterfall!

We were here the first of November. It was very humid!!! We arrived by a panga which is a very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Debi M
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Memphis, Tennessee
Remote yet easy

Took a water taxi from Boca to Yelapa to visit the Pueblo and waterfall. It was a beautiful 20 min... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
SoCalAdventureSeeker
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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were here the first of November. It was very humid!!! We arrived by a panga which is a very basic motor boat. They have an open hull with an outback motor. Going to Yelapa was around 45 minutes and very bumpy. We passed several...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took a water taxi from Boca to Yelapa to visit the Pueblo and waterfall. It was a beautiful 20 min boat ride to a remote fishing village. It was like stepping back in time. The walk to the waterfall was a modest incline through town....More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

We arrived by boat of course, the transfer to small boats was cool. we rode a burro to the waterfall unfortunately it was a dry season so we did not see any water. small village, there was a restaurant on the beach, we had lobster,...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

a good hike leading through parts of Yelapa, a quaint beach resort town that offers good snorkeling and boating.

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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

On the second trip to yelapa in August 2018 I wanted to make it to the big waterfalls up the river from Yelapa a precious little bay and sweet beach.... But I didn’t want to go on a horse train..... Didn’t want to go on...More

2  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I was in Yelapa -10 years ago - and was overwhelmed with its charm and beauty. They had just received the excitement of electricity throughout the island ... well - fast forward 10 years and all the advancements as a society we have made and...More

1  Thank scrapplejc
Reviewed 6 August 2018

the smaller waterfall is a brief hike of 20 min., well worth it with its lovely pool at the bottom - where you can swim! The larger, more spectacular waterfall is a 6-mile hike, but the hike is interesting, and the base of this one...More

1  Thank Bill K
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I have been here a few times. It is nice and has a more " Mexican " feel than Vallarta. You take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mismoloya . The bus is green and has the Name Mismalya on the front if it. Do...More

1  Thank JTC1136
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Yelapa has apparently changed a lot over the years. There has been some development on the tiny fishing island. We took a tour there, the boats expect you to drink/dine with their partner restaurants where they will pick you up--it felt like a feeder system....More

3  Thank tresjoli3
Reviewed 5 May 2018

I took some friends to the waterfalls, but the it was too dry and there was not water. Then the guide took us up the top of where the water spills over and it was beautiful, but WOW what a hike ... we had a...More

3  Thank Jason J
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652RayS
28 February 2018|
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Response from Marie H | Reviewed this property |
That would be a long taxi...
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Machelle L
6 December 2017|
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Response from Ivonne_Balli | Reviewed this property |
The Best way is by boat; there is a road but it is in a bad shape and long. We booked our trip in advance; The horses were included (also The scuba gear)
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