Essentials of Our Destination: Surfing in Sayulita
Residents of this micro-destination in Riviera Nayarit say Sayulita was formed more than 5,000 years ago by the wave gods, who specifically created a place where the rhythmic coming and going of the ocean was perfect.
This local legend is part of the charm of this picturesque town that has become a true boho-chic paradise, where those who enjoy a relaxed lifestyle and those who want to feel the adrenaline of water sports come together.
Sayulita is recognized worldwide as one of the best places in Latin America to learn and practice surfing. Although its beaches have ideal waves for this sport throughout the year, the best season is from December to April.
Sayulita’s beaches are of fine sand, and while those on the south side are ideal for beginners, those to the north are suitable for all levels. Snorkeling, swimming, kayaking and paddle boarding are also possible.
To get started in the world of surfing, there is nothing better than doing it in the hands of one of the experienced instructors found in Sayulita.