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All reviews water taxi pie puerto vallarta rainy season nice hike in town beautiful waterfall day trip worth the trip dry season minute walk boat ride main beach big waterfall lower falls easy walk locals selling
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Yelapa for 1 day. Our trip begins at grand fiesta Americana. We took bus to boca de Tomatlán it took about 25-30 min. Cost 10 pesos per person than we took public water taxi 90 pp When they drop you off at the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank LukeChicago_il
Reviewed 30 August 2019 via mobile

What a reasonably priced day trip. Bought a sea taxi return ticket to Yelapa. Fun bouncy trip over and on approach I was sure we was entering Jurassic park. After arrival and the initial enslaught of beach traders showing you their offerings you discover a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank traceyj832
Reviewed 8 August 2019

Lovers of waterfalls and off the beaten trail adventures have two distinct options to enjoy while in Yelapa. Within the village itself, a 5 minute walk up a gentle trail leads to a very high falls with a lovely shaded large pool at it's bottom,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Vagabundo482
Reviewed 3 August 2019

Would highly recommend visiting the waterfall - it's beautiful. But the walk through the tiny, old town of Yelapa is an experience in itself. It's touristy but really not - they have bars and people selling stuff just like other main ports, but not nearly...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Joe E
Reviewed 2 July 2019

It is about an 8 mile hike round trip to get to the waterfalls, but the hike is fairly flat and easy walking. There are several shallow river crossings so I recommend water shoes, or be prepared to take your shoes off a couple times....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tomcollinstravels
Reviewed 1 June 2019 via mobile

Ok, so it’s not Niagra Falls....more like Yelapa drip...but it was BEAUTIFUL!!!! We went in the dry season so there wasn’t much water but we took a dip in the pool at the bottom and enjoyed talking to the locals there. They showed us videos...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank carlislejenny
Reviewed 11 May 2019 via mobile

Taking a water taxi from Boca de Tomatlan to Yelapa is the easiest thing ever. The pangas, or rustic water taxis is only $180.00 pesos round trip and its fun, quick and safe. Though many say its an hour panga drive to Yelapa, I timed...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Denia M
Reviewed 10 May 2019

It was not what I expected; I thought we were gonna be walking through waterfall forest like the one in Jamaica, but it turned out to be just walking up a steep trail to a relevantly small waterfall spot to swim and relax in a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank nursetraveler41
Reviewed 25 April 2019

The hike to the falls is not described very accurately, so we were unprepared for crossing two streams, and about 45 minutes worth of rock scramble. Also, the distance is much longer than the popular town map indicates, which made a big difference for my...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Gina C
Reviewed 15 April 2019

It's a small falls with a shallow pond you can swim in and get under the falls. It's a somewhat steep hike up past a little town and many vendors - none of which were pushy. Round trip was less than 1/1/2 hours with a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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kristielynnm
15 November 2018|
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Response from Debi G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can get a water taxi in P.V. or in Boca Corrientes. We were on the southern side of P.V. so we took the white bus with orange trim 50 cents a person. It took us to the end of the line which is Boca. From there... More
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652RayS
27 February 2018|
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Response from mariehayden73 | 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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