Panorama of the Town Plaza and Surrounding AreaView All Sizes
Delicious Smells from this Mini SuperView All Sizes
JOURNAL : October 1, 2005
|Series||The Colorful Town of Sayulita|
Sayulita is a colorful beach town nestled in a beautiful valley bowl near Punta de Mita, about a 45 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta. The village sits like a pearl in a bay ringed with sandy beaches and steady surf. Its constituents are still predominantly Mexican, but also include lots of Canadians, Americans, and Argentinians. Surfers from everywhere and busloads of tourists from Puerto Vallarta descend daily. In the height of the season it can be difficult to find a rental, but Sayulita hosts plenty of hotels, restaurants and shops. In many way Sayulita is an ideal beach vacation spot, and reminds me of Isla Mujeres.
Heading Home to SayulitaView All Sizes
I stayed in Sayulita for three months before, during and after my sister Summer gave birth to her baby. At the time she was also giving birth to her house by managing and funding its construction. When we returned for her wedding in 2009 the house had been completed for years.
Cobblestone DrivewayView All Sizes
Robin & Alyssa on the PalapaView All Sizes
Plaza, SayulitaView All Sizes
Some of our day trips include hiking north to Malpasos Beach and boating south to Yelapa. Frequently I took my motorcycle out and rode the jungle highway from Puerto Vallarta to Tepic. For mega shopping (or shopping at MEGA), essential services and memorable events, Puerto Vallarta is definitely the place to go.
The Streets of SayulitaView All Sizes
Local ResidentView All Sizes
More recently, in November of 2009, most of my family and relatives converged on this tropical paradise for my sister's wedding. This proved to be one of those rare, wonderful occasions to see extended family and to witness a traditional Mexican wedding.
Summer’s Mariachi Band EscortView All Sizes
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October 1, 2005
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