Staying fit in Sayulita has never been easier! Just because you’re on vacation or traveling for an extended amount of time does not mean you have to put your fitness practice on the back burner. Sayulita is home to a handful of yoga studios, with over 20 different full-time and part time personal trainers, and exciting outdoor activities for any level. We’ve comprised a list of seven ways to stay fit in Sayulita to take all the guess work out.
Attend a Yoga & Surf Retreat
Enjoy a wellness vacation that let’s you unplug and unwind. Yoga & Surf with Leah creates a one of a kind atmosphere with one of a kind accommodations with activities that range from surfing, to stand-up paddle boarding, yoga, to exploring the sights and sounds of Sayulita. Leah has over 17 years teaching and learning experience and is an excellent and locally trusted instructor.
Local Tip- Practicing yoga in a tropical environment can begin to feel like a hot yoga class, so be sure to bring water and a towel. Most studios provide mats and other props.
Build Super-Human Strength
If yoga isn’t your thing, maybe try an intro to calisthenics and movement-based group class or private session with Daniel Spencer of Movement + Calisthenics X in Sayulita. His class is held at Quilombo Gym, located on the main road as you enter town. With an extensive background of gymnastics, movement-based patterns, handstands, martial arts and circus training, Daniel Spencer creates a fun atmosphere in using body weight techniques to challenge the body, leaving you feeling invigorated and excited to learn new skills. Don’t let his background intimidate you - his classes are open to all levels and all ages, and made to fit your skillset and abilities.
Recharge with a Superfood Smoothie
Sayulita has an abundance of green smoothies and local superfoods, and Smoothies Mi Buen does a fantastic job of utilizing the local fare of Nayarit. With unique add-ins like local pine pollen, moringa, chia seeds, flaxseeds and natural almond milk, you’re guaranteed to up your smoothie game while visiting Sayulita. Located just to the right of the bridge heading north on Av. Revolucion, is Smoothies Mi Buen under a palapa roof and barstool seating. Enjoy the shade under the palapa roof and sip on a nutritious smoothie or juice.
Invest in a 5 Day Cleanse
Feeling a little sluggish? Thinking about hitting the reset button? Amanda Smith, owner of Nutrify for Life, creates a personalized, 5-day cleanse every month. Each cleanse includes freshly prepared organic foods, juices and elixirs packed full of nutrients aimed to aid in detoxifying your body. Ready for the best part? Everything is hand delivered to your door every day in Sayulita! Taking care of your body has never been so easy or delicious.
Workout Overlooking the Ocean
Looking for a challenging and fun work out in quite possibly the most stunning view of Sayulita? Shelly Yogev of Mexifit creates a fun atmosphere during her Power Rope Fusion and yoga classes under a gorgeous palapa overlooking the ocean and village of Sayulita. Power Rope Fusion is similar to TRX, using your own body weight for a completely custom workout, will give you an awesome workout, while the restorative and yin-yoga classes will aid in relaxation and rejuvenation. The Brisa Mar palapa is located at the Southern cliff of Sayulita’s beach. Walk past the fisherman boats and Villa Amor Hotel, towards Playa Los Muertos.
Enjoy an Afternoon of Archery Tag®
Get a serious workout in while playing a fun, competitive game outside! Archery Experience Mexico brings Archery Tag® to Nayarit. Archery Tag® is an exciting new sport which combines the excitement and intensity of paintball combined with dodgeball while using the skill-set of archery. Using soft foam-tipped arrows ensures no bruising or marks, making it fun and safe for players of any age. The archery shooting target center is located right outside of Sayulita in Higuera Blanca.
Take a Hike with MexiTreks
Sayulita has so much to offer and nature-lovers and hiking enthusiasts won’t be disappointed with their experience with MexiTreks. MexiTreks offers experiences for all levels of abilities. Whether you’re an advanced outdoorsman or looking for an easy, approachable trail, you will be sure to see first hand the absolute beauty of the Sayulita jungle and Riviera Nayarit. Want to take the kids? MexiTreks offers a kids hike for ages 4+ and is perfect for the whole family.