Destination guide

Cozy Yelapa will entice you

The beaches, jungle and riverfront display a scene truly unique to Yelapa. One of the city's many top draws is its boating. Malecon and Las Caletas Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Yelapa

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Yelapa a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Vallarta Zoo (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Vallarta Adventures (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Nayar Vidanta Golf (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Marina Golf Club (17.4 mi / 28 km)

Seasonal weather in Yelapa

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 93°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Yelapa

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Yelapa is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Las Caletas Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Majahuitas Beach (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Quimixto Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Playa Las Animas (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Playa Mismaloya (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Yelapa

Fly into Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (PVR-Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl.), the closest airport, located 18.3 mi (29.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Yelapa?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 179 vacation rentals near Yelapa. From 35 Houses to 94 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Yelapa for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Yelapa?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Yelapa:

  • Hotel Zone: 675 vacation rentals
  • South Shore Hotel Area: 2,041 vacation rentals
  • Romantic Zone: 1,866 vacation rentals
  • Grand Mayan: 491 vacation rentals
  • Marina Vallarta: 409 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Yelapa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Yelapa. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Yelapa Waterfalls: 4,600 vacation rentals
  • Nayar Vidanta Golf: 4,939 vacation rentals
  • Bay of Banderas: 6,036 vacation rentals
  • Playa Bucerias: 3,362 vacation rentals
  • Vallarta Adventures: 4,759 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Yelapa listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Yelapa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 35 Houses in Yelapa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Yelapa include:

  • Villas: 94 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 8 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Yelapa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 150 vacation rentals with pool available in Yelapa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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