There are no cars, chain restaurants, big-name hotels or souvenir shops in Yelapa in Mexico.
However, along with a sandy beach complete with on-demand pie deliveries courtesy of a hyperlocal legend, you’ll find stunning reverse pyramid treehouses — and you can stay in ‘em.
Constructed by the husband-and-wife architecture team of Heinz Legler and Veronique Lievre for the Verana Hotel, the V House is a five-room structure that sits 16 feet above the ground. Measuring 16’ by 16’, the rooms in the V House are made of steel, plywood, and red corrugated iron and all feature windowless open walls that offer unparalleled panoramic views on all sides.
V House (5 images)
The “handmade” hotel — which features a number of other boutique offerings — “began with machetes” and was “meant to be just one house” but has kept growing “unplanned” instead.
If you’d like to plan a visit to stay in the Verana’s V House, it includes a master bedroom with a king bed and two guest rooms with a pair of queens. Rates start at $280 and vary by season.
Get in touch with the Verana here. Now about those beachside pie deliveries …