May 19, 2022 Alida Markwood 0Comment

Erika Ramirez recently took the time to sit down with us and tell us all about the wonderful accomplishment that our local Costa Verde has accomplished. We are so proud of all the hard work that has been put into the International Accreditation from COGNIA that they have recieved. Lets jump right in! 1. Can you explain what the International Accreditation is? When did you get it?  COGNIA is a nonprofit organization that provides quality assurance for schools, school districts, and education service providers. Cognia, formerly AdvancED, recognizes schools that meet rigorous standards focused on productive learning environments, equitable resource allocation that meets…

May 19, 2022 Alida Markwood 0Comment

Helen DeVries takes the time to talk with us about her business Helen DeVries Travel In Sayulita. A certified signature travel agent who is passionate about sharing the Sayulita experience with her clients so they will have the most relaxing and enjoyable vacation as possible. Can you tell me a bit about yourself? My family heritage is from Charleston, South Carolina, where I grew up with the beautiful shoreline, inlets and oceans. I was fortunate to revel in the opportunity to experience, dive and dig in the ocean – enjoying raw and fresh seafood directly from the ocean waters. In…

May 4, 2022 Alida Markwood 0Comment
Chef Santiago M. Romero takes the time to talk with us about his business El Arte Culnario. A personal chef who is passionate about gastronomy and sharing complete home catering services. This exclusive interview not only tells you about his business but his story of how he landed in Sayulita. You do not want to miss out!
May 2, 2022 Alida Markwood 0Comment

Sayulita Life’s April $5,000 Donation for May goes to local school Damian Carmona Primaria. The local elementary school was in major need of a printer, chairs, school supplies, and much more. We spoke with the school’s principal Irma Gpe Bastira about how this donation will help the school and make improvements for the children. Hear it from her about how Sayulita Life and the local community can make a difference.  Could you tell me a little bit about what this donation will go towards? What will it be used for? The mission of this school is to educate the children…

April 20, 2022 Alida Markwood 0Comment

In conjunction with Proteccion Civil, Sayulita Surf Rescue conducted another very successful two-day training, April 7th and 8th. This now brings us over the 300 mark of the number of people that have been trained since the inception of this program in the fall of 2010. The training was initially started in reaction to the drowning of Zach Chambers, a Firefighter from Port Townsend, WA. A group of friends and local businesses formed the Zach Chambers Foundation which funded, along with Pro Sayulita, many of the trainers who would fly in from all over America to conduct the training. Firefighters…

April 19, 2022 Alida Markwood 0Comment

Casa Nawalli Resort is a luxury boutique hotel located in the north side of town. When choosing to stay at Casa Nawalli a complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast as well as a daily turn-down service is included in your stay. There is an on-site spa, heated saltwater pool, a lounge and bar, nightly street food cart, as well as a fine dining japanese restaurant. This is the perfect place to stay in Sayulita for people who want peace and relaxation while also being centrally located. Not only can you enjoy a stay here but you can also book this venue for weddings,…

April 14, 2022 Alida Markwood 0Comment

In Mexico, coconut is a very popular flavor. Palmas are everywhere.It can be coconut milk, coconut cream, shredded coconut, coconut water and many more. I love to make coconut shrimp & recently I discovered a most delicious coconut cake with a coconut cream cheese icing.It has a wonderfully moist, very delicious texture and the taste is fabulous.I love it after dinner for a bit of a sweet treat! I made this recipe today, iced and put in the fridge so that the flavors can meld and the texture gets nice and moist. When I tried the cake the day it was made, I…