Sayulita Surfing: Great waves for beginners to advanced
SAYULITA SURFING: (Surf forcast at bottom of page)
Surfing in Sayulita, Mexico offers a fantastic addition to any vacation to the village. The waves are perfect for all skill levels including beginners (first time), intermediate, and advanced surfers. Waves can break in the bay all year round with the best months being December through early April, as that is when the north swells hit. Read Learning to Surf in Sayulita and discover why Sayulita is the perfect place to take up surfing.
Stand Up Paddle boarding, a new sport that has become popular in Sayulita, offers a twist on traditional surfing. Learn more about Stand Up Paddleboarding in Sayulita.
Surfers were some of the first foreigners to visit Sayulita in the late 1960's where they found warm water and consistent waves all year-round.
To this day, the Sayulita surfbreaks and waves have fulfilled the tropical
There are two surf spots in Sayulita; a right (longboard) break in front of the village and a left (faster) break in front of the campground. Surfboard rentals can be found at a variety of locations on the beach in front of the right break.
Now you can reserve a surfboard at Quiverito (Little Quiver) or at the Km5 Surf Shop, located just outside of town in Higuera Blanca on your way to Punta Mita, Burros, La Lancha and other surf breaks. These guys have the sweetest selection of vintage, retro and modern surfboards and skate boards, in every shape and size, this side of the Sayulita Arroyo. Every board is for rent short or long term, as well as for sale. Check out pics of every board online, and save yourself the hassle and fees of bringing your own board to Sayulita.
One of the great things about surfing in Sayulita, is the number of neighboring Surf Breaks just a short drive away. Wildmex Adventures runs daily Surf Trips and Surf Lessons to Sayulita's neighboring Surf Breaks, including roundtrip transport from Sayulita. Joining the Surf Trips is a great way of experiencing the areas quality waves with the best local guides. The Surf Lessons at different surf breaks , also including transport from Sayulita, are a more secluded alternative and pristine experience and a great option when conditions in Sayulita are not adequate for Surf Lessons
From Sayulita, surfing daytrips via boat or car can be arranged to visit the neighboring breaks to the north and south of the village. (See map.)
Beginners looking to find surfing lessons in Sayulita can
Local Sayulita surfers may tend to be a little aggressive on crowded days. Beginners should stay to the “surfers right” when attempting to catch waves for the first few days. Learn surfing etiquette before paddling out into the lineup. Never drop in on anyone and always keep a smile on your face.
Before paddling out, get a feel for where everyone is sitting in the water and where the waves are breaking. Also, take some time while watching the waves to stretch.
Excitement, fear, relaxation, meditation, being one with nature, and pure fun are all part of the appeal to surfing.
The latest water sport craze emerging in Sayulita is Stand Up Paddle boarding, unlike surfing, you can choose to catch waves or just cruise along on a stand up paddle board and enjoy the sights and sea. Many of the local surf schools also offer stand up paddle boarding rentals and lessons. Stand Up Paddle boarding offers a great full body workout and it a fun activity for the entire family!
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced surf enthusiast, Sayulita boasts an excellent surf break, great learning conditions and a variety of surf schools and surf shops where you can find all surfing gear and accessories during your stay in Sayulita.
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