find yourself wishing the days here were somehow longer than most. Fill
them with hiking, swimming, surfing, kayaking or fishing. A hammock
siesta or enjoying a cool Margarita while watching the sunset are favorite
Sayulita has warm
water and consistent waves all year-round. Sayulita surf breaks and
waves have provided the tropical surf expeditions for beginner to advanced
surfers from all over the world.
There are two surf spots in Sayulita; a right (longboard) break in front
of the village and a left (faster) break in front of the campground.
Surfboard rentals can be found at a variety of locations.
trips are also available for surfing excursions to Punta Mitas first
class break. This is a beautiful boat ride takes around a hour each
way. Find the boats down at the main beach.
out into the bay and explore private coves or watch the sea life below.
Kayaks can be rented on the town beach.
offers exciting day fishing trips on Mexican pongas, (open-bow fishing
boat with outboard motor) Some of the more common fish include dorado
(mahi-mahi), sailfish, marlin, tuna, red snapper, rooster fish, and
Swimming can be found in front of the house or anywhere along Sayulitas
long beaches when the surf is not large. More sheltered waves can be
located on the beach south of town.
Riding is available with local Charo Louis Verdin. He maintains over
15 horses and offers a great Sayulita horseback ride day-trip to a variety
of locations depending on your preference. Choices include jungle trails,
long beaches, rides through the village, or a combination of all three.
For a special adventure, sign up for the Canopy Ride tour which involves
a one-hour horseback ride to Verdin's private Jungle Canopy harness
ride, three zip line rides, and the horse trip back to town.
Louis' office is located directly in front of the baseball and soccer
field in Sayulita.
not often marked in Sayulita, plenty of hiking trails offer visitors
routes to secluded beaches and breathtaking views. Most trails lead
off the dirt road to Punta Mita. Ask locals about details and directions.
Snorkeling can be found at Playa de Los Muertos.
Continue past the cemetery on to Playa de Los Muertos, which is very
popular with Mexican families and a safe swimming beach. Huge rocks
protect it on both sides. Las Cargadas is the tiny beach past the rocks
to the south. From the beach look to the south and you will see three
or four rock islands. All of these provide for great Sayulita snorkel
Boats trips are also available to some
of the islands toward Punta Mita for more adventures snorkeling.
has many galleries and shops featuring Mexican folk art and clothes
in this colorful fishing town. Pick from a variety of restaurants and
outdoor taco stands for delicious meals and fish fresh from the sea.
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