UAVI Explore: Sayulita

Living at UAVI means there’s always a new adventure or a new discovery awaiting you, like exploring the charming beach towns of Riviera Nayarit – including one of Mexico’s most famous surf towns. 

Sayulita, Mexico, is a small town located on the Pacific coast of Mexico, just a 20 minute drive north from UAVI. This charming and vibrant town has become a popular place for travelers seeking a laid-back surf destination with a beach chic vibe. With a beautiful beach, great surf, colorful streets, and beachy bohemian feel, Sayulita is a place like nowhere else.  

The star of Sayulita is, of course, the beach with a long stretch of golden sand, lined with palm trees and perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and surfing. The waves are gentle and suitable for beginners, making it an ideal location for those looking to learn how to surf and surf instructors are available.  

Sayulita is also known for its lively and colorful streets decorated with colorful traditional Mexican flags called papel picado that flutter in the wind and make for picture perfect Instagram posts. The streets are filled with vibrant murals, mosaics, and eclectic art installations, giving it an arty and unique atmosphere.  

You’ll also find plenty of shops, boutiques, and galleries so that you can take a little of the Sayulita feel home with you, be it a new outfit or an artisan craft décor piece for your home. There is also a varied culinary scene with everything from great street food to sidewalk cafes and restaurants serving fresh local seafood, traditional Mexican favorites, and international cuisine. Not to be missed is the weekly farmers’ market where you can sample fresh and organic produce and find locally handmade crafts and souvenirs. 

Sayulita is absolutely a welcoming and friendly community with English widely spoken and a sizeable expat community. This cultural diversity adds to Sayulita’s appeal, offering an authentic beach town experience but with a laid back, relaxed atmosphere.  

Another highlight of Sayulita is the nightlife with beachfront bars, live music, and dance clubs offering a variety of entertainment options. Whether you’re looking for a chill evening sipping cocktails on the beach or to dance until dawn, Sayulita has something for everyone. 

For those looking to explore the natural beauty of the area, Sayulita offers a range of outdoor activities. The surrounding jungle and mountains are perfect for hiking, birdwatching, and wildlife spotting. Visitors can also enjoy activities like horseback riding, zip-lining, and snorkeling in the nearby marine reserve. 

Be sure to add Sayulita onto your list of UAVI adventures. This charming vibrant beach town has been the setting for several television shows and films because of its unique character. Whether you’re looking to relax on the beach, explore the natural beauty of the area, or immerse yourself in the local culture, Sayulita has something for everyone. It’s no wonder that this hidden gem is becoming a must-visit destination for travelers from around the world. 

We’ll be featuring other Riviera Nayarit beach towns for you to discover as part of our UAVI Explore series, because at UAVI every day a new discovery awaits. 

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