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Our main vision is to encourage and assist your visit to Yelapa. After visiting and living in Yelapa for more than twenty years, we offer to share our experience and community relationships with you. We represent many of the nicest rentals in Yelapa, owned by the nicest of people. We hope you enjoy reading about our fishy little sleeping village and if we can be of service, feel free to contact us. Take a look below for information, stories, pictures and more, live from Yelapa.

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November 4th, 2012

Photo: Allan Scheie

Yelapa from Above

November 4th, 2012

Photo: Allan Scheie

Yelapa Hollywood

October 3rd, 2012

Washed Ashore

September 23rd, 2012

We have a new neighbor in front of our casa. Yelapa has a longtime reputation of having a terrible anchorage and this is definitely proof. The cans are there to assist in the upcoming rescue of this boat.

The season is almost here!

September 21st, 2012

Im off to Yelapa manana to shoot new fotos of Casa del Sol and my palapita. Living here in Vallarta for the summer, it’s always such a joy to round the corner and shit rock and see the village. Nature 100 percent! Ill put some new fotos and some energy into the site this upcoming year..i promise ( fingers crossed).

Coke is Bad!

June 2nd, 2012

yet another reminder to self…coke tastes good… but it is way bad for me!

oh the places you’ll go

May 29th, 2012


March 18th, 2012

Johana Dorado y “La Guera”

March 15th, 2012

Time Lapse View from Space…Earth

December 5th, 2011

Im thinking of a career as a contortionist

November 20th, 2011


October 23rd, 2011

Bandera Bay News…Modo Foto Vallarta

October 15th, 2011

Super happy with the recent article in the Banderas Bay News on Modo Foto Vallarta. Long Time Yelapense.. Kathleen Harris did a great job describing my new venture. Take a look

above yelapa

October 5th, 2011

Modo Foto Vallarta ( version 2 )

September 30th, 2011