Yelapa Village Waterfall Hike

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with the Yelapa Village Waterfall Hike, an enchanting journey that transports you to the picturesque coastal town of Yelapa in Cabo Corrientes, Jalisco, Mexico.

Nestled in the southernmost cove of the magnificent Bahía de Banderas, Yelapa is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. This charming beach town boasts a unique blend of natural beauty and local culture that will leave you in awe.

Your hike begins with a scenic trail through lush jungle terrain, offering a glimpse into the region’s rich biodiversity. As you venture deeper into the wilderness, the symphony of exotic birds and the rustling of leaves will accompany your trek, creating a harmonious connection with nature.

Arriving in Yelapa Village, you’ll be captivated by its authentic Mexican charm. Stroll through cobblestone streets, adorned with vibrant bougainvillea and rustic, colorful buildings, each with its own story to tell. The warm and welcoming locals embody the heart and soul of Yelapa, sharing their traditions, stories, and smiles.

The highlight of the hike is the mesmerizing Yelapa Waterfall, a hidden oasis that offers a refreshing escape from the tropical heat. Immerse yourself in the cool, crystal-clear waters of the waterfall pool, surrounded by verdant vegetation. It’s a perfect spot for a rejuvenating swim or simply to relax and soak in the serene ambiance.

In Yelapa, time seems to stand still, allowing you to savor every moment of this tranquil and idyllic retreat. You’ll have the chance to savor traditional Mexican cuisine at local eateries, where the flavors are as authentic as the setting.

The Yelapa Village Waterfall Hike invites you to connect with nature, immerse yourself in local culture, and experience the tranquility of a hidden paradise. This journey is a testament to the beauty and authenticity that can be found in the heart of Mexico’s coastal landscapes. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the wonders of Yelapa and create lasting memories in this remarkable village.


Tour Length: 6 Hours

Time: 8:30am-2:30pm (Option for flexible time departure).

Tour Type: Adventure | Hiking | Jungle | Waterfall | Beach Town | Fishing Village | Colorful Towns | Boating | Wildlife | Ocean Tour | Whale Watching

Activity Level: Easy

Weather Dependent: Yes

Ages: 3+


  • Bus ride to small fishing village in the jungle
  • Whale watch (seasonal) on 25 min Boat ride (dolphins & stingray year around)
  • Easy hike to giant hidden waterfall
  • Visit to rustic Mexican ranchero style beach town
  • Lunch/drinks NOT INCLUDED
  • Free time to explore little beach town/relax on the beach/watch surfers/shopping
  • Photos with the giant iguana
  • Meet Charlotte, Yelapa’s favorite pig
  • Bus & boat ride back to PV
  • You WILL see PV’s best beaches on this tour by boat!


All transportation


Hat (optional)


Cash Pesos for Lunch/Drinks/Shopping/Tips

Comfortable Walking Shoes

Clothes for horseback riding

Water Bottle


Bathing Suit

Small Beach Towel


  • Lunch/drinks
  • Horseback Riding
  • Souvenirs
  • Paddle Boards
  • Kayaks
  • Parasailing

The tour will head back to Vallarta at 2:30pm, however you have the option to stay until the last boat returns at 6pm.


$70 USD PP