Yelapa gathering is a sustainable intimate congregation focused on music, art & human awareness. Raising vibrations around social and environmental responsibility through expressiveness and unity.
Deep Exhale in the Jungle Temple with Christi and Marques Wyatt Bobby Saint, One of our favourite Vancouver duos: Diana Boss, Kaleema, Gtech, Itai, SAAND on the beach stage Rae Okino, Mau Lemus, Lunar Disco, Blond:ish in the Jungle Temple by Naomi Maldonado Photography , Ale Luca Photo and Diana Ayon Photography
We have selected a wide array of musical talent spanning over several electronic genres such as House, Minimal, Deep, Tech, Tribal & world music; along with some instrumental and acoustic performances. We hope to provide a unique soundscape with the beach stage and the jungle stage only 10 minutes walk away from each other. LEARN MORE
Yelapa Gathering is using a mix of organic and recycled decorations to blend with the natural beauty of yelapa. Expect interactive art installations created by national artists honoring water, our focal element. Light installations will be illuminated in the evening throughout the festival space and at the stages. LEARN MORE
We are collaborating with numerous individuals who share gifts to guided elevation. We will have peaceful areas to Conduct the workshops relating to breath, yoga, dance, art & crafts, medicine music, cacao ceremonies & temazcal sessions (sweat lodge) to name a few. SANA is the ceremonial sanctuary space which is two min walk from the beach. Sound healing and medicine music will be an essential part of this journey. LEARN MORE
Yelapa Gathering is designed to be as sustainable as possible, while being respectful of the local culture. We aim to create an expansive yet sustainable journey of collective and extraordinary experiences for all present. 10% of ticket sales go towards building a recycling facility for the local community. We don’t support single use plastics and will not be selling plastic water bottles.
Yelapa has been said to be a vortex of energy and because of this it lends itself beautifully for healing and transformation. Yelapa is a place to reconnect with your authentic self and thrive in the present moment. Fishing and tourism are the main sources of income for the Yelapa locals, and this will be the first festival of its kind to take place in this magical jungle-beach vortex.
YELAPA IS A MAGICAL BAY LOCATED ON THE WEST COAST OF JALISCO, MEXICO. WHERE THE PACIFIC OCEAN MEETS THE LUSH JUNGLE MOUNTAINS KNOWN BY THE LOCALS AS THE “SIERRA madre”. YELAPA FORMS PART OF THE INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY OF CABO CORRIENTES, ONE OF THE FEW REMAINING PLACES ON EARTH WHERE THE ORIGINAL INHABITANTS STILL RESIDE ON, OWN AND CONTROL THEIR OWN LANDS.
Your first stop on the way to Yelapa will be Puerto Vallarta as it’s the closest city with an international airport. We will have several boat travel options leaving “Los Muertos” pier to take attendees to Yelapa Gathering. The boat ride is approximately 45 mins and is a wonderful trip across the peninsula.
Another way to get to Yelapa Gathering is by going to “Boca de Tomatlán” pier, where there’s regular water taxi services. We will have at least 3 options for boat trips. 1. Water Taxis – Approx 15$ USD pp, ONE-WAY. 2. Private Pangas – Approx 100$ USD Per Panga, ONE-WAY. Our official boat schedule and purchasing options will be posted closer to the date.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SHARING THIS EXPERIENCE WITH YOU! – YG