Destilería Cerdo Negro is the first and only distillery located here in Sayulita. Cerdo Negro Distillery specializes in quality whisky, gin, and whiskey cream, all 100% made in Sayulita. You can enjoy their products in Cerdo Negro’s tasting room by appointment, purchase their bottles at Sayulita’s local Friday Market, or sip on a beverage at several of Sayulita’s local bars and restaurants. Owner and founder of Cerdo Negro, Chad Landis, tells readers more about the distillery and unique products.
To everything, turn, turn, turn… There is a season, turn, turn, turn… And a time to every purpose… Under heaven. Our brisk morning air has me singing the lyrics of Pete Seeger. It’s often joked that we have only two seasons in Sayulita, wet and dry, but if you look beyond the weather you’ll discover some pretty significant seasonal differences that affect our lives in more indirect ways, including what we eat.
Sayulita Life has chosen local animal rescue organization Wet Nose to receive the $5,000 peso donation for the month of February. Wet Nose Animal Rescue is an animal rescue aimed toward rehabilitation, placing animals in loving homes, and spreading awareness about animal neglect and how to prevent it. The rescue has recently applied to be an official non-profit organization here in Sayulita. The founder of Wet Nose Rescue, Kristi, talks more about Wet Nose’s mission and how others can help their cause.
Sayulita Entourage was born several years ago under the name Sayulita Diving School. A business originally focused on offering diving, has now expanded to offer a wide range of at-sea adventures to its clients. With a fully licensed and fully equipped twenty-two foot panga, Sayulita Entourage is perfect for smaller groups of family or friends wanting a more detail oriented tour or to avoid a crowded excursion. Owner Roberta tells us more about Sayulita Entourage and the types of tours they offer in the Sayulita area.
Sayulita’s prime location on the Pacific Ocean brings the wonderful opportunity to experience a wide range of activities and explorations at sea. Banana Sport Fishing in Sayulita offers all kinds of family friendly excursions aboard their modern, thirty-foot super panga! Go fishing, snorkeling, whale watching, and more with Banana Sport Fishing.
During these days at home I seem to be spending more time in my kitchen trying new recipes. The recipes that I have been making are very delicious, and today’s recipe is no exception. All the ingredients are available here in Sayulita. I am sharing a Mexican recipe with you that I know you will all really like. It is called a Jalapeno Popper Casserole; it is so delicious! The flavors will always transport you to Sayulita!
Part of what makes Sayulita so magical is our location directly by the sea. With this comes the opportunity to experience all sorts of interesting activities connected to nature and the ocean. Amor de Mar Dinner Cruises in Sayulita offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience of fine-dining while cruising the water with breathtaking sights and sounds. Owner Darrin Rath gives details about the cruises & overall experience that Amor de Mar has to offer.
Doris Rivera, private chef in Sayulita, prepares hearty and delicious home-style meals, safely created and served in the comfort of your own home. Doris specializes in showcasing the local flavors and traditional cooking of the Riviera Nayarit region. Doris is well known in Sayulita for serving generous portions of colorful, mouth-watering dishes in her clients' homes. Doris will come to your house or vacation rental in Sayulita or San Pancho, allowing for a socially distanced yet comfortable meal experience, and for guests to celebrate a special event or small gathering. Doris tells me about her background experience in cooking, as well as what she defines as her signature cooking style.
For the month of January, Sayulita Life has selected Casa Clu in San Ignacio, Sayulita’s neighboring town, to receive our monthly donation. Casa Clu civil association (CA), is a recreation and learning center where the children from San Ignacio, Nayarit can gather and feel free to express their feelings. It is a place to play, create, teach, learn, share, laugh and grow. Casa Clu’s team of psychologists, teachers, artists, athletes, professionals and volunteers has built a program of art, sports classes, workshops, field trips, and games, to create new opportunities and a better future for the kids of this community. Sayulita Life’s donation went toward helping to purchase Christmas gifts for the children of Casa Clu. Patty Rozos, leader of external communication at Casa Clu, describes more about Casa Clu and its mission.
Even those of us who aren’t parents know a common understanding-- nothing to do with having children is easy, especially not traveling. Luckily, BeBe in Sayulita helps make traveling with little ones easier, by providing baby and toddler gear for parents while on vacation in Sayulita. Owner of BeBe and mother to two, Octavia Jolley, talks about her own experiences traveling with her two kids and how this helped spark her business.