Art, Jewelry, Shopping and Exchange Rates in Sayulita
Shopping & Money
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With numerous shops, galleries, beach vendors, and local artisans, Sayulita offers a plethora of great shopping to locals and visitors alike. A stroll up and down the village's cobblestone streets will deliver a quaint and satisfying shopping experience for furnishings, artwork, souvenirs, gifts, etc.
Read a great article about shopping for Folk art in Sayulita
Beach vendors carry a wide array of silver jewelry, hats and Mexican blankets while smaller stores in Sayulita offer plenty of traditional artwork and replicas. A "must visit" is Galería La Hamaca presenting a fine collection of textiles and handicrafts from Mexico and Guatemala.
Most shoppers claim a trip to Puerto Vallarta does not warrant leaving Sayulita because of the crowded streets and pollution and the prices are roughly equivalent to Sayulita and the selection does not increase my much…except for the "I got drunk in Puerto Vallarta" T-shirt.
Check the exchange rates (top of page) for daily Mexican peso exchange rate against US dollars, Canadian dollars, and the Euro. The best money exchange rates are in the Puerto Vallarta airport at the HSBC exchange.
You can use US dollars (not traveler checks) at most of the stores and restaurants in Sayulita and the surrounding area. A money exchange with varying hours is located just across the street from the plaza as well as in the Sayulita Money Exchange and Telcel office. Sayulita now has a cash machine located just off the main plaza towards the beach.
A bank (HSBC) with a cash machine (caja permanente) is located in the town of Bucerias, halfway to Puerto Vallarta. Another cash machine is located in Bucerias next to the Chinese architectural building on the ocean side of hwy MEX200.