April 7, 2020 Aanya 0Comment
Tierra Viva restaurant has been serving up delicious food in Sayulita for more than ten years. Although at times under different ownership and with different appearances, one thing has always remained the same; the incredible menu. Now Tierra Viva is offering sushi delivery so that you can stay home and stay safe during this time. Tierra Viva owners Charlie and Melanie describe some of their tasty dishes, how you can place orders, and what extra measures they are taking in their restaurant in order to keep our pueblo safe.
March 24, 2020 Aanya 0Comment
This month’s recipient of Sayulita Life’s $5,000 donation goes towards El Centro Creativo and their community theatre event. This year, El Centro wanted to put together a free theatre performance for the community of Sayulita as part of the culmination of the children’s theatre camp they run each year. In order to do so, they tracked down several top actors and actresses from Mexico City, and asked them to bring their skills and talents to the stage here in Sayulita for our enjoyment. Sayulita Life’s donation will go toward purchasing the flights for these actors in order to ensure their ability to come to our little pueblo, help teach and guide our youth, and put on a stellar performance for the whole town to enjoy!
March 11, 2020 Aanya 0Comment
Tortillas. We eat them all the time in Sayulita, and tacos are a staple. As you may be aware, I try very hard to stay away from carbohydrates, so I am always looking for a good low-carb tortilla shell recipe, and today I found it in my own kitchen! The best part is that all of the ingredients can be found here in Sayulita or close by in Bucerias. So if you still want to enjoy tacos but with a guilt-free, low-carb tortilla, then give this recipe a try!
March 11, 2020 Aanya 0Comment
Getting around in Sayulita has never been easier! With so much to see in our amazing pueblo, Baikas electric bike rentals in Sayulita makes it possible for you to get to anywhere in Sayulita- whether it be to jungle paths, secluded beaches, dirt roads, or up large hills. Walking around can quickly become tiresome, especially in the heat, and cars or golf carts cannot always make it up big hills or on bumpy roads, and often are costly to rent. Baikas are fun, easy to use for any age, eco-friendly, and can get you anywhere in Sayulita at a quick pace. I talk to the owner of Baikas more about their electric bikes and what makes them so unique.
March 4, 2020 Aanya 0Comment
When going on vacation, people seem to always want to return home with a nice tan as their souvenir. In tropical, sunny Sayulita, it is common to see tourists and locals alike walking around with a nice sun-kissed tan; however, more often than not, we also commonly see people with badly burnt skin and harsh tan lines. Tan on the Run in Sayulita provides air-brushed, customized spray tanning in the comfort of your own home or vacation rental, so that you can get that perfect tropical vacation glow, without the fear of a sunburn or bad tan lines. Whether you’re vacationing in Sayulita, living here permanently, or here for a special occasion, Tan on the Run can benefit you. I talked with owner Laura Bird about her company and the reason why her airbrush tanning solution is so popular.
February 27, 2020 Aanya 0Comment
This month’s recipient of Sayulita Life’s $5,000 donation went toward Ser Su Voz’s initiative to create a mural on the bridge/boardwalk near Villa Amor Hotel. Ser Su Voz Sayultia A.C. is a local non-profit organization whose mission is to protect Sayulita’s environment and create projects or initiatives to continually improve the safety and health of our ecology, and bring environmental awareness and care to our Sayulita community. Sayulita Life’s donation went directly toward helping to pay the artist of the mural himself, Emiliano Alvaro, from Guadalajara.
February 18, 2020 Aanya 0Comment
In my last column, I promised you a most delicious, easy to prepare, and even easier to eat, pan-roasted Dorado in a butter-lemon sauce. Did you know that Dorado is also called Mahi Mahi? This is the Hawaiian name for the fish, and the Spanish name is Dorado. This is a true Dolphin fish; not the dolphin mammal. I didn’t know this, so I used to never eat Dorado, but now it is one of my favorite fish to cook here in Mexico! All of the ingredients for this recipe are available here in Sayulita, and fresh Dorado is especially easy to find in our coastal beach town of Sayulita, full of fresh seafood.
February 18, 2020 Aanya 0Comment
Whether you are traveling in Sayulita or you live here permanently, becoming ill or injured is always a scary and worrisome event, and choosing a trusted medical care provider with affordable costs can be just as stressful. Luckily, we have Banderas Bay Medical Services in the heart of Sayulita, providing top quality care for patients, as well as new in-home nursing or medical attention if needed. Rest assured that no matter what degree of seriousness your illness or injury may entail, Banderas Bay Medical Services has the best skilled practitioners ready to take care of you and ensure your safety, health, and comfort. Karen from BBMS tells me more about the background of the company and about the new in-home services now provided to the community of Sayulita.
February 8, 2020 Aanya 0Comment
Costa Verde International School in Sayulita holds a fundraiser once a year with the sole mission being to raise funds for scholarships for about half of the local Sayulita children who attend the school, in order to help assist them in their educational pursuits. The annual fundraiser is in its thirteenth year, and each year gets better, more fun, and is a night to remember that becomes the talk of the town! This year’s theme is “Studio 54”- so get out your disco boots and check out this article to read more about the school’s scholarship program, the importance of the fundraiser, and how you can get your tickets to ensure you don’t miss any of the action!
February 1, 2020 Aanya 0Comment
This month’s recipient of Sayulita Life’s $5,000 donation goes towards Sayulita’s Junior SUP, (stand up paddle) team. Since its founding, the Sayulita Junior SUP team has aimed to provide a safe and fun after school, extracurricular program for local youth to participate in, and to encourage our local youth to be involved in their community through a healthy, competitive, and encouraging atmosphere, which ultimately benefits their growth and development. Sayulita Life’s donation went toward the purchase of team uniforms and other gear to support the youth when traveling to races. I speak with team treasurer and parent Heather Vavra about Sayulita Life’s contribution, and more about the background and accomplishments of the Junior SUP team.