Yelapa, a serene day charter destination, is located in the seventh largest bay in the world and is the second largest in Mexico. It boasts beautiful beaches and calm waters. Since the 1950s, Yelapa has been a haven for notable figures like Bob Dylan and Dennis Hopper, who sought solace in its peaceful atmosphere, unspoiled beaches, and warm hospitality. With a population of only 2000 and no cars or roads, it’s a perfect getaway. The journey from Puerto Vallarta takes about 1-2 hours, offering opportunities for snorkeling and other water activities. Once you arrive, you can explore beachfront eateries, go on horseback adventures, or visit the village pier. You’re free to stay as long as you’d like, with transportation readily available. Return to the boat for cocktails and a gourmet meal, making Yelapa an ideal day tour or enchanting overnight spot.

From November to April, be on the lookout for whales, as the bay is bustling with them during this period. Throughout the year, you can often spot playful dolphins, treating you to their graceful aquatic performance.

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Best Places to Stay

We understand you’re not just any regular tourist. That’s why we’ve carefully chosen three truly authentic places to stay near Yelapa. Whether we meet you at the meeting spot or you choose to be picked up by us, we’re dedicated to making sure you have the best experience, even when you’re not on one of our yachts.


Enjoy yourself with a distinguished establishment offering premier rentals, boat tours, and events in the charming, unspoiled community of Yelapa, Mexico. As one of the original families of Yelapa, a village set apart from the usual tourist paths. Your hosts have a profound love for theirĀ  hometown and are enthusiastic about sharing its splendor and enchantment with their guests.

Casa Dos Aguas

Discover a serene beachside retreat with a spacious terrace overlooking Yelapa bay. This stylish space features handmade Mexican tiles and custom murals, complemented by modern, bright interiors and exquisite Italian furniture by Paola Lenti. Just steps from the beach and a short walk to the village of Yelapa, this sanctuary offers a perfect blend of tranquility and beauty.

Casa Pericos

Indulge in an eco-friendly, barefoot luxury experience in a secure, serene, and tranquil point location in Yelapa. Unwind and watch as the worries of the world dissolve away.