Published: December, 2017
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Sayulita, Mexico

— Courtney Murphy
  • More about your oliver guide:
  • Trip type: Family, Group getaway, Beach
  • Activity level: moderate
  • Ideal length of trip: 1 WEEK

to & from

Fly direct to Puerto Vallarta and car service to Sayulita.

Where to Stay

Book a house through SayulitaLife. I recommend all of these and there are many more to choose from:

  • Delphine’s
  • Hamacas,
  • Gemales
  • Buton y frijole
  • Myretta
  • Cumpleanos
  • Bougainvilla
  • Abuela
  • Brissa

Where to Eat and Drink

  • Don Pedro
  • Sayulita Cafe: Yum. Enchiladas, molecate, mango margaritas
  • Northside Cafe: Breakfast
  • Chocobanana: Breakfast and smoothies on town square.
  • Burrito Revolucion!
  • Mar Plata: Great food in San Pancho- the town just North. If you go on a Saturday you can catch the polo match just before.

What to Do

  • Revolucion del Sueno!
  • Pachamama -must have black pearl jewelry, caftans, dream catchers, leather bags
  • Also these are the original gypset ladies! They are fabulous and their story is even more so!
  • Yoga: MexiFit! (Palapa just above town overlooking ocean)
  • Zip lining and horseback riding: Mi Chaparrita 329-291-3112
  • Turtle Camp: Check the beach at 6:30 PM every evening next to Las Hamacas compound for turtle release.
  • Surf: Lunazul surf shop & lessons

inside scoop

  • Most houses include a gold cart rental but if not, book it in advance! Contact Roy at
  • Babysitter: Sayulita Childcare: 917-748-0977
  • No high heels! The streets are mostly cobblestone and even a wedge is a little dressy and difficult to navigate on the bumpy streets of this laid back beach town.

skip it

  • Summer is rainy and humid and Easter weeks is busy (read: AVOID)! Best months November through May.

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