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About Yelapa

Nestled in the southernmost cove of the worlds 7th largest bay, at the foot of the majestic mountains of the Sierra Madre Occidental, lies the peaceful village of Yelapa, Jalisco, Mexico.   The word “Yelapa” is of Purepecha origin and means “place where waters become a pond or come together.”

Chica Locca Tours has made Yelapa a regular stop for our guests who would like to experience this gorgeous location, which happens to our owner Gil’s favorite destination.

Yelapa might be a quiet fishing village but there is a thriving art community as well.

It’s tranquility and privacy make it the perfect place for many Writers and Artists from around the world. The village is quaint, the life is simple, the surrounding beauty irresistible, and many foreigners have made it their permanent home, and enjoy the daily inspiration of the sea, nature, and mountains.

The exciting cruise to Yelapa is a 2-hour ride with an escapade along the way to one of the many secluded spots for snorkeling. There, you can also enjoy swimming, fishing, Kayaking, or any of our other awesome activities provided as part of every ALL INCLUSIVE Chica Locca Boat Tour.  Plan on seeing plenty of Humpback Whales and Dolphins playing, dancing and performing for our Chica Locca guests along the way.  Whale season runs from December 8th until March 31st. Dolphins are with us year round.

Collecting

Village Art

Once arriving in Yelapa you can choose your activities: stay on the boat and play with the all the toys that Chica Locca offers, enjoy catching some sun on the deck, or depart and explore the village to find mementos and keepsakes of your adventure.

Yelapa’s beach is covered in a blanket of golden sand and is a superb place to swim, snorkel and relax.  For many years, the tiny fishing village of Yelapa was a getaway of Bob Dylan, Dennis Hopper, and other cosmic caballero types who gathered in search of lonely beaches, good tequila, and quiet tranquility.

It's a wild wild...

...wild world!

The thick and beautiful jungle is home to all species of creatures, parrots, land crabs, frogs, scorpions, iguanas, many different birds.  You’ll see a lot of insects, including the flashes of the firefly’s romantic calls, you will see bats flying around eating of the abundant insect population, crabs that come out of their underground caves to find food by the streams and on the beach, birds, crickets, cicadas, toads and frogs that chant incessantly, the sound of the jungle is varied, constant and fascinating.

You can join one of our experienced guides on a walking tour to the waterfalls, or you can rent a horse if walking is not your speed (separate fee applies).

Picturesque...

Welcoming....

Captivating...

The scenic and informal path to the falls is about a 30 – 45 minutes and crosses through the small village.   We will wind our way through the village, which has, schools, houses, and lots of friendly locals.

Love is in the air!

A Friendship Adventure

Eventually, we will arrive at a breathtaking 150-foot waterfall, where we can swim in the cool waters to our heart’s content.

Girls just...

Wanna have...

Chica Locca FUN!

You can return to the boat anytime you like.  Transportation will be provided back and forth at your request, so you are in control of your schedule while visiting Yelapa.

Our length of stay in Yelapa Bay is approximately 3 hours before we cruise back to La Cruz Marina to depart from the tour.

We currently offer OPEN TOURS to YELAPA on:

MONDAYS:

ChicaFUN WATERSLIDES ALL INCLUSIVE 7-HOUR TOUR TO YELAPA
SPECIAL 10% DISCOUNT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

TOUR DURATION:    9AM TO 4PM CST

  • Adults US$90.00 – mx$1,750        (Regular Price – US$100.00 – mx$1,950)
  • Kids (4-10) US$45.00 – mx$870   (Regular Price – US$50.00 – mx$975)
  • Toddlers (up to 3) $0.00

WEDNESDAYS  

Chica 55ft YACHT VIP ALL INCLUSIVE 7-HOUR TOUR TO YELAPA
SPECIAL 20% DISCOUNT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

TOUR DURATION:  9AM TO 4PM CST

  • Adults US$100.00 – mx$1,950               (Regular Price – US$125.00 – mx$2,550)
  • Kids (4-10) US$67.50 – mx$1,300          (Regular Price – US$75.00 – mx$1,450)
  • Toddlers (up to 3) $0.00

ABOUT Chica 55ft YACHT VIP

FRIDAYS

Chica 55ft YACHT VIP ALL INCLUSIVE 7-HOUR TOUR TO YELAPA
SPECIAL 20% DISCOUNT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

TOUR DURATION:  9AM TO 4PM CST

  • Adults US$100.OO – mx$1,950               (Regular Price – US$125.00 – mx$2,550)
  • Kids (4-10)  US$67.50 – mx$1,300          (Regular Price – US$75.00 – mx$1,450)
  • Toddlers (up to 3) $0.00

ABOUT Chica 55ft YACHT VIP

SUNDAYS

Chica SAILING ADVENTURE ALL INCLUSIVE 7-HOUR TOUR TO YELAPA
SPECIAL 20% DISCOUNT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

TOUR DURATION:  9AM TO 4PM CST

  • Adults US$80.00 – mx$1,550            (Regular Price – US$100.00 – mx$1,950)
  • Kids (4-10) US$40.00 – mx$780       (Regular Price – US$50.00 – mx$975)
  • Toddlers (up to 3) $0.00

ABOUT ChicaSailing Adventure

* No other discounts are redeemable with automatic discounts.

All Chica Locca Boat Tours Depart from the Chica Locca Pier at La Cruz Marina

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