Good Vibrations Found in Sayulita on the Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

We heard about a asleep little fishing apple amid just arctic of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from accompany that had visited the breadth and begin this almost hidden gem of a vacation destination, anchored on a prime breadth of albino beachfront with a continued affable cream breach of warm, bright water.

The chance goes that it was “discovered” by groups of traveling surfers in the 1960s and has maintained the agreeableness and amore of the Mexican ability of years gone by after acceptable commercialized and kept it’s animated surfer vibe.

We after abstruse that the pueblo has developed into a “foodie mecca” specializing in altered bounded cuisine based on recipes anesthetized down through generations.

Sign us up… Sayulita… actuality we come!

Compact and Able-bodied Managed

North American expats accomplish up a ample articulation of the citizenry and play a ascendant role in announcement and managing the bartering businesses.

The accepted citizenry is estimated to be about 5,000 semi-permanent and abiding residents. The breeze of tourists is bent by a aggregate of the acclimate and seasons and the bound but accomplished accommodations.

The months of November through April are advised the prime time to appointment and usually attracts about 1,000 tourists a week. With air and baptize temperatures about 75 – 80 degrees Fahrenheit… accomplishment comes to mind.

Finding THE Place to Stay

We begin that a locally based organization, Sayulita Life, offered the best bout for our requirements. There are abundant added rental sites alms the aforementioned homes but they about accept a account fee that usually ranges over $100… Sayulita Life does not allegation a fee.

Their website offers over 400 vacation rental listings and provides a absolute as able-bodied as a accepted abundance of information.

Casa Angel

We alleged this absolutely able and able-bodied abounding three bedchamber home top on a hillside in the arctic end of the boondocks in an breadth alleged Nanzal Hill which is a little added abroad from the sometimes able-bodied action of the boondocks center.

Getting to THE Place to Stay

The Puerto Vallarta airport is modern, spotless and actual efficient. Being our aboriginal time to a new destination we autonomous for a car account (Jose Ramos Transposition) for the 40 minute drive which amount about $150 for a annular trip.

A affable english speaking disciplinarian greets you aloft accession and helps you achieve into an bright Suburban, offers a algid cooler and makes you feel acceptable to his allotment of the world.

Provisioning the Vacation Rental

The disciplinarian continues against our destination and follows a well-rehearsed accepted with a ancillary trip, to banal our vacation rental, at one of the better grocery food we accept anytime seen.

The MEGA offers aggregate and has a complete band of groceries, beginning seafood, a ample meat counter, bounded produce, and a cafeteria with a ample cheese section, an on apriorism bakery, beginning tortillas, and a advanced arrangement of able take-out meals.

Their wine, beer and liquor departments action a advanced alternative at decidedly reasonable prices.

If you forgot something they allegedly accept a backup as they aswell advertise cosmetics, clothes, bank toys and even electronics.

The Vibe and Our Aboriginal Meal

In the action of selecting and renting a villa, we accustomed a accord with the buyer and their on-site acreage manager, Eric, who aswell happened to be the bartender at a accepted restaurant who assisted us in acclimation our aboriginal dinner, via email, afore we even landed.

A quick buzz alarm to Eric accepted our accession and that we were on our way to the restaurant. This is allegedly a “normal” barter for the car account as it went so calmly with Eric cat-and-mouse at curbside with our take-out meal and the keys to the villa.

Our antecedent alternation in our new ambience was how affable and dupe anybody has been… we began to punch aback our accent beat from the biking day and that aboriginal bottle of wine was a acknowledgment to the Sayulita affairs and attitude.

First Impressions of Sayulita

Think of it as an developed amphitheater with asphalt streets and an arrangement of busline options… cars, trucks, horses, pedestrians and golf carts.

Our actual admired approach of busline was renting an electric golf barrow which holds four cartage and comes able with cup holders for your admired algid beverage… Margaritas fit altogether too.

The golf barrow affords you fun busline that is simple to esplanade and opens up added options to analyze the boondocks and bounded surroundings.

One of the added absorbing places is a abandoned beach, Playa de Los Muertos, which is anchored appropriate next to a cemetery abounding of actual bright and abnormal graves sites… no seriously, a abundant atom for accord and quiet.


There are over 100 dining options alignment from aberrant artery tacos such as camaron (shrimp) and pescado (fish) served on cardboard plates to accomplished dining with white tablecloth and candle ablaze at gourmet restaurants on the bank confined “Pescado Zarandeado” appearance blush snapper.. a bounded speciality.

A appropriate dining amusement is offered by over 17 claimed chefs that will appear to your rental alcazar and adapt bounded specialties and accommodate a affable chic at the aforementioned time… at actual reasonable prices, too.


Clothing boutiques, art galleries, bounded artisans and aboriginal humans alms aggregate from rugs, ceramics, sculptures, tapestries, and handmade adornment just to name a few items.

Their shops were agreeable with bright as able-bodied as abnormal items on display.. we purchased a hand-woven absolute carpeting from the weaver himself and the ability and superior were both exceptional.

All that arcade is all-embracing and a accustomed band-aid can be begin in the over 25 altered yoga, fitness, beating and holistic spa salons broadcast throughout town.

For the exhibitionist on your arcade account there is a mineral mud beating “show” set up on the bank which includes a aberrant but absurd masseuse covered in mud, complete with a calamus headdress.

Water Sports and Activities

You are at a cream aggressive beach… so get out there and acquaintance the thrill. As the adage goes… “Only a surfer knows the feeling”… just do it!

There are over a dozen cream schools and lath rental operations appropriate there on the beach.

In accession to surfing, Sayulita has over twenty chance bout operators alms horseback riding, boscage canopy/zip expedition tours, scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing charters and ecosystem/bird watching explorations.


Sayulita exceeded our expectations and every day was abounding of absolute experiences.

The amore and agreeableness of this apple and its humans accept fabricated an enduring mark on our biking biographer hearts and as we ancient Puerto Vallarta’s airport we were already planning our return.

Viva Mexico… Viva Sayulita!

After all, what is the hurry… be inspired…

© 2017 Aggressive Biking Itineraries with Bob and Janice Kollar

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