Sayulita Beach Town
Around Town Beach Brittany's Travels Destinations Puerto Vallarta

Sayulita Beach Town

During my last visit to Villa del Palmar Flamingos, I took a cab to Sayulita to explore this city for the day. The cab ride took approximately 45 minutes and was a great way to see a new location that was not too far.

Upon arriving to Sayulita, I couldn’t help but notice the brightly colored banners adorning the streets, the large surfer population on the beach (after all, this is known as a surfer town), and the variety of shops and restaurants. Sayulita had street art decorating the walls and a lot of adorable hippie shops. I spent my afternoon walking through the town, exploring the shops, and taking in the culture of this quaint town.

Enjoying a paleta (fresh fruit popsicle) in the center of town.

Sayulita is known for surfing as the locals say this is where one can catch the perfect wave. Boat tours, snorkeling, diving, sailing, seeing the sea turtle release (seasonal), jungle biking, horseback riding, golf, yoga, canopy tours, ATV riding, and bird watching are also other popular activities here. Since I was only in town for a few hours and decided this trip last minute, I did not have time to partake in any of the previously listed activities but plan to return to do so.

While I was in Sayulita, I perused the shops and enjoyed the local arts and crafts. A few of my favorite shops were as follows:

  • Sayulita Sol Jewelry: This shop features unique hand-crafted jewelry that would make a great addition to anyone’s wardrobe.
  • Entreamigos: This is a community center that has a library, classrooms, and shopping gallery featuring local, handmade crafts that  make the perfect souvenir.
  • Evoke the Spirit: Beautiful store with bohemian style handmade jewelry and home decorations.

Please note that photography is not allowed in any of the stores down here since the goods are so unique, so I unfortunately do not have any photos of these crafts or inside of the stores to share with you but hope you can make it to Sayulita soon to see the unique finds that this area boasts.

Me with a banana margarita at El Jakal restaurant.

I concluded my day in Sayulita with dinner at El Jakal restaurant. I had the jumbo coconut shrimp (shown below) paired with a banana margarita (shown above), which was mouth watering! This was easily one of the best meals I have ever had and I look forwarded to returning here as I find myself craving this coconut shrimp often!

Jumbo coconut shrimp at El Jakal restaurant.

Visiting Sayulita is a must for anyone looking to relax, find unique handmade crafts, eat delicious food, and experience this town’s hippie-surfer vibe.

If you have a vacation experience that you would like to share with us, please respond in the comments section below this blog or email it to me at bblanscet@myuvci.com.

Best Regards,

Brittany Blanscet

Member Marketing Manager

Member Marketing Manager

You Might Also Like

Fun Activities at Villa del Palmar Cancun

Dia de los Muertos Recap

Cabo Destination Update: Buccaneer Queen Tour

Parasailing in Cabo San Lucas

Cancun Destination Update: Tulum

Fun Activities at Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta

El Meco Mayan Ruins in Cancun

Chichen Itza

Brittany’s Travels: San Sebastian

Choco Museo in Puerto Vallarta

Kawitu in Puerto Vallarta

ATV Tour at the Islands of Loreto

San Jose del Cabo Art Walk

Coba Mayan Ruins

Las Caletas Beach Hideaway

Wellness Resolution Week Recap at the Islands of Loreto

My Day at XCaret

San Javier Mission in Loreto

Fun Activities at Villa del Palmar Cabo

Signature Dolphin Swim

La Isla Mall in Puerto Vallarta

Fun Activities at the Islands of Loreto

Danzante Island Tour at the Islands of Loreto

My Experience at the Desert Spa

Outback & Camel Safari in Cabo

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *