The Importance of Learning Spanish Before Visiting Sayulita

The Importance of Learning Spanish Before Visiting Sayulita

We get many messages from travelers who are about to visit Sayulita asking if they should learn Spanish before their trip. Although English is widely spoken throughout the town of Sayulita, it never hurts to learn the language when visiting a foreign country. Spanish is now one of the world’s top leading and most widely spoken languages. By investing in a second, third, or even fourth language, you are enabling yourself to connect further with those around you as well as connect with a new culture on a deeper level. Building a better understanding of others and their way of life always leads to greater relationships, and language is the enabling tool that helps one another better communicate and understand.

Before Your Trip

Some travelers like to book their trip to Sayulita months or even up to a year in advance. This gives travelers the perfect opportunity to practice their Spanish or possibly invest in an online course. It’s important to note that it is perfectly possible to get by on vacation in Sayulita without speaking much Spanish, however, having the ability to communicate with your taxi drivers, waiters and servers, house staff, and new friends you may meet on the beach will introduce a new dimension to your travel experience. If investing in a no-hassle online program sounds right for you, we highly suggest looking into Rocket Languages. We love this online Spanish course for many reasons but the biggest one of all is how user friendly it is. Once you sign up, you’re able to have 24/7 lifetime access to your course, along with the ability to download the application to any smart phone or tablet. Voice recognition ensures that proper pronunciation is used in phrases and vocabulary words.

During Your Trip

If you find yourself in Sayulita and wish to practice or brush up on your Spanish, we would recommend attending a group class or private session. There are several options for Spanish courses available in Sayulita, which can be found here on our website. All Spanish language programs highlighted on Sayulita Life are dedicated to making learning Spanish fun and interesting. Many programs offer flexible, individualized language sessions through small group classes, or private sessions customized for your Spanish level and learning style that gets you the best results. With a personal approach, they focus on developing real-life communication skills, while breaking through to a new world of perspectives by learning about Mexican culture. If you’re traveling with kids, this is an excellent way to do a family activity where you find yourself learning a new language, and having fun at the same time.

Top 7 Ways to Stay Fit in Sayulita

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. Via Retreats creates a one of a kind atmosphere with luxury accommodations with activities that range from surfing, to stand-up paddle boarding to exploring the sights and sounds of Sayulita. Since 2002, Via Retreats has offered wellness vacations in Sayulita.

Local Tip- Want to take a piece of Sayulita with you wherever you go? We absolutely love Vagabond Goods’ Sayulita Yoga Mat. Made with non-toxic inks and free of any heavy metals and parabens, this is the perfect mat to pack on your upcoming yoga adventure.

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? Katie Hoffman, 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.

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.

Workout Overlooking the Ocean
Looking for a challenging and fun work out in quite possibly the most stunning view of Sayulita? Shelly Labovitz 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 will give you an awesome workout, while the restorative and yin-yoga classes will aid in relaxation and rejuvenation. The 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.