Things to do in
Sayulita

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Sayulita/Punta Mita: Zip Lines with Ocean View

1. Sayulita/Punta Mita: Zip Lines with Ocean View

Delight in the most magnificent views of all the canopy tours in the Puerto Vallarta region. See from the Pacific Ocean to the rainforest natural reserve in Punta de Mita as you embark on an impressive canopy tour involving 10 lines and a suspended bridge on the mountains of Higuera Blanca, Nayarit. The facilities have been built to the maximum safety standards, using two ropes in each zip line to guarantee your safety during the canopy tour. The professional guides will provide you with all the necessary equipment for the tour: waist to thigh harness, helmet, and gloves. Don’t be surprised if among the foliage you spot wild boars, deer, and even beautiful macaws — which the locals call guacamayas. Round off your thrilling adventure with a traditional tequila tasting. Pickup and drop-off from 6 pickup points in the region are included.

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Sayulita: ATV Adventure Tour

2. Sayulita: ATV Adventure Tour

Escape to the dunes and trails of Sayulita and marvel at its emblematic landscapes on this 2-hour ATV adventure. Drive in the company of expert, highly trained guides, and enjoy a small-group experience of no more than 10 vehicles. After making your way to the meeting point, get a quick introduction on ATV driving, if you do not have experience. Drivers must be at least 18 years of age but children aged over 6 can ride on the back with an adult. When you're ready, set off on your tour to the Cerro de La Loca. After driving for a while, hop off your vehicle and walk to the Cerro del Mono viewpoint and soak up panoramic views while having a little rest. Then, continue downhill to reach Questo, a tropical beach perfect for freshening up. Return to the meeting point at the end of the tour and enjoy a tequila tasting to round off your experience.

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Punta de Mita/Sayulita: Horseback Riding Tour

3. Punta de Mita/Sayulita: Horseback Riding Tour

Arrive at the beautiful ranch full of different animals like donkeys, ponies, macaw, roosters, water buffalo, deers, turkeys, and peacocks. Listen to a quick safety briefing before you meet your horse and get saddled up. Riding your horse, explore a typical Mexican Town. Go through the jungle and arrive at a breathtaking beach of Litibu where you will have the option to gallop. After the tour, enjoy a tequila tasting and feel free to purchase lunch at a delicious Mexican restaurant. Finally, take a picture with the majestic "Soruyo", a bull that weighs over 1 ton before heading home.

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Sayulita: Canopy Tours & Zip-line Adventure

4. Sayulita: Canopy Tours & Zip-line Adventure

Just 5 minutes away from the center of Sayulita find yourself immersed in a 19-acre ranch surrounded by jungle. The ranch is 100% local and sustainable and once you get here, you will be greeted by the welcoming staff for a safety briefing on how to have the best time on the zip-lines.  You will then be equipped with a helmet, gloves, a harness and all the equipment you will need to enjoy this activity with the utmost safety. Glide down 13 zip-lines, 2 of which are doubles, and 4 suspension bridges, with a total distance of two kilometers reaching heights up to 125 meters above sea level. Enjoy the incredible view of the beaches of Sayulita and its surroundings. After the tour, enjoy a tequila tasting and time to relax by the pool. You’ll have the option to stay and relax or you can be taken back to your hotel as soon as the activity ends.

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From Puerto Vallarta: San Pancho and Sayulita

5. From Puerto Vallarta: San Pancho and Sayulita

Get picked up at your hotel in Puerto Vallarta, and set off on the 1-hour drive to San Pancho, your first stop. When you arrive, have the opportunity to admire the Huichol crafts by the streets, see the beautiful beaches, and walk around the little beach town at your own pace. Next, head a few minutes along the coast to Sayulita,  a little picturesque surfer town loved by travelers and locals. Here, enjoy your favorite drink at the beach while you look at the surfers and soak up the sun. Use a buggy board to unlock your adventurous side and take on the waves. Also, have some free time to walk around the place and shop for handicraft souvenirs made by local artisans.  Before heading back to Puerto Vallarta, enjoy a delicious lunch in a local restaurant. At checkout, you will have the option to include lunch in your ticket price.

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Sayulita: Surf Lesson for Beginners

6. Sayulita: Surf Lesson for Beginners

Learn to surf in Sayulita, one of Mexico’s most popular surf towns. The mellow sand bar in Sayulita is ideal for beginner surf lessons. To the left and right point breaks offer a more challenging surf break for more experienced surfers. Surfing lessons have a maximum of 4 students per instructor to ensure you get the most out of your time in the water. For children aged between 5 - 10 years old, there will be 2 students per instructor. Choose between a solo surf lesson, a 2 person surf lesson, or a 3 person surf lesson. Spend 20-minutes on the beach before entering the water to learn about ocean dynamics, paddling, stance, and water safety. Once you’re comfortable on the board, head into the water and spend the next 2-hours in the water learning to surf.

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Sayulita Beach: 6-Hour Trip from Puerto Vallarta

7. Sayulita Beach: 6-Hour Trip from Puerto Vallarta

Sayulita’s consistent waves, warm waters, stunning scenery and village-like charm make for the best surf experience in Mexico. This 6-hour excursion begins with an hour-long tour of the town and the chance to explore the restaurants, art galleries and modern shops of the bustling surfing town. South of the village there are many magnificent beaches. Head over to La Playa de los Muertos. Enjoy a short walk through a colorful graveyard, where the ancestors of locals are remembered with respect and love. Take some time to explore Carricitos, a more distant beach where the calm waves and soft sand make for a good place to snorkel, and a perfect spot to paddle.

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Puero Vallarta: Sayulita and San Pancho Beaches Tour

8. Puero Vallarta: Sayulita and San Pancho Beaches Tour

Discover and explore two of the coolest beach towns in the world in this guided tour from Puerto Vallarta. You’ll head up the coast to Nayarit to enjoy a day of fun in the sun in Sayulita and San Pancho. Throughout your experience, your friendly bilingual guide will share the history and folklore of both towns whilst showing you around the main attractions. You’ll visit traditional fruit markets for exotic treats, sample delicious local candy, and enjoy a tequila demonstration with a tasting. You can hang out on the coolest beaches in the world, and if you want to check out the famous waves, optional surf classes are available on the day.

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What people are saying about Sayulita

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 24 reviews

My family had so much fun zip lining! We have 7 and 11 year old daughters with us. We felt entirely safe the entire time as the staff would check out equipment at each line and made sure everyone was following safety rules. Staff was so friendly and hilarious. They had a banter with each other and they made us laugh the entire time. Andy, Memo, Jovani, and Ernesto were the best! They even threw my husband in the pool for his birthday, which was awesome. Gia at the desk was so kind and courteous as well. Highly recommend!

Excursion of about 7 hours to San Pancho and Sayulita. At first they took us to a mezcal tasting that we really enjoyed. Then we went to San Pancho, where we had a free half hour, and then to Sayulita, where we spent 2 hours free. In addition, the guide was magnificent. I recommend this excursion if you do not like to go in "herd" mode and you are looking for more freedom.

We have a family of 5 with 3 daughters ages 11 - 22. We had such a a memorable time on Christmas Eve. 13 zip lines and the crew was entertaining, respectful, and professional. Ernesto, Johnny, Andy, Mamo, and Manuel were amazing. Omar at the tequila tasting was also top notch and professsional. 10/10, thank you so much, couldn’t recommend it enough. Merry Christmas!

We had an awesome experience zip lining. All the staff and the guides were so good!! I definatly recommend visiting the ranch. Even just to eat and hang out by the pool! Get your guide made it really easy to get there and answered questions promptly.

Awesome experience! Sayulita is a cool little surf town with an authentic Mexican feel. Our guide was great and I really enjoyed the day. Got some nice pictures wondering off the beaten path.