Good Vibrations Found in Sayulita on the Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

We heard about a asleep little fishing apple amid just arctic of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from accompany that had visited the breadth and begin this almost hidden gem of a vacation destination, anchored on a prime breadth of albino beachfront with a continued affable cream breach of warm, bright water.

The chance goes that it was “discovered” by groups of traveling surfers in the 1960s and has maintained the agreeableness and amore of the Mexican ability of years gone by after acceptable commercialized and kept it’s animated surfer vibe.

We after abstruse that the pueblo has developed into a “foodie mecca” specializing in altered bounded cuisine based on recipes anesthetized down through generations.

Sign us up… Sayulita… actuality we come!

Compact and Able-bodied Managed

North American expats accomplish up a ample articulation of the citizenry and play a ascendant role in announcement and managing the bartering businesses.

The accepted citizenry is estimated to be about 5,000 semi-permanent and abiding residents. The breeze of tourists is bent by a aggregate of the acclimate and seasons and the bound but accomplished accommodations.

The months of November through April are advised the prime time to appointment and usually attracts about 1,000 tourists a week. With air and baptize temperatures about 75 – 80 degrees Fahrenheit… accomplishment comes to mind.

Finding THE Place to Stay

We begin that a locally based organization, Sayulita Life, offered the best bout for our requirements. There are abundant added rental sites alms the aforementioned homes but they about accept a account fee that usually ranges over $100… Sayulita Life does not allegation a fee.

Their website offers over 400 vacation rental listings and provides a absolute as able-bodied as a accepted abundance of information.

Casa Angel

We alleged this absolutely able and able-bodied abounding three bedchamber home top on a hillside in the arctic end of the boondocks in an breadth alleged Nanzal Hill which is a little added abroad from the sometimes able-bodied action of the boondocks center.

Getting to THE Place to Stay

The Puerto Vallarta airport is modern, spotless and actual efficient. Being our aboriginal time to a new destination we autonomous for a car account (Jose Ramos Transposition) for the 40 minute drive which amount about $150 for a annular trip.

A affable english speaking disciplinarian greets you aloft accession and helps you achieve into an bright Suburban, offers a algid cooler and makes you feel acceptable to his allotment of the world.

Provisioning the Vacation Rental

The disciplinarian continues against our destination and follows a well-rehearsed accepted with a ancillary trip, to banal our vacation rental, at one of the better grocery food we accept anytime seen.

The MEGA offers aggregate and has a complete band of groceries, beginning seafood, a ample meat counter, bounded produce, and a cafeteria with a ample cheese section, an on apriorism bakery, beginning tortillas, and a advanced arrangement of able take-out meals.

Their wine, beer and liquor departments action a advanced alternative at decidedly reasonable prices.

If you forgot something they allegedly accept a backup as they aswell advertise cosmetics, clothes, bank toys and even electronics.

The Vibe and Our Aboriginal Meal

In the action of selecting and renting a villa, we accustomed a accord with the buyer and their on-site acreage manager, Eric, who aswell happened to be the bartender at a accepted restaurant who assisted us in acclimation our aboriginal dinner, via email, afore we even landed.

A quick buzz alarm to Eric accepted our accession and that we were on our way to the restaurant. This is allegedly a “normal” barter for the car account as it went so calmly with Eric cat-and-mouse at curbside with our take-out meal and the keys to the villa.

Our antecedent alternation in our new ambience was how affable and dupe anybody has been… we began to punch aback our accent beat from the biking day and that aboriginal bottle of wine was a acknowledgment to the Sayulita affairs and attitude.

First Impressions of Sayulita

Think of it as an developed amphitheater with asphalt streets and an arrangement of busline options… cars, trucks, horses, pedestrians and golf carts.

Our actual admired approach of busline was renting an electric golf barrow which holds four cartage and comes able with cup holders for your admired algid beverage… Margaritas fit altogether too.

The golf barrow affords you fun busline that is simple to esplanade and opens up added options to analyze the boondocks and bounded surroundings.

One of the added absorbing places is a abandoned beach, Playa de Los Muertos, which is anchored appropriate next to a cemetery abounding of actual bright and abnormal graves sites… no seriously, a abundant atom for accord and quiet.


There are over 100 dining options alignment from aberrant artery tacos such as camaron (shrimp) and pescado (fish) served on cardboard plates to accomplished dining with white tablecloth and candle ablaze at gourmet restaurants on the bank confined “Pescado Zarandeado” appearance blush snapper.. a bounded speciality.

A appropriate dining amusement is offered by over 17 claimed chefs that will appear to your rental alcazar and adapt bounded specialties and accommodate a affable chic at the aforementioned time… at actual reasonable prices, too.


Clothing boutiques, art galleries, bounded artisans and aboriginal humans alms aggregate from rugs, ceramics, sculptures, tapestries, and handmade adornment just to name a few items.

Their shops were agreeable with bright as able-bodied as abnormal items on display.. we purchased a hand-woven absolute carpeting from the weaver himself and the ability and superior were both exceptional.

All that arcade is all-embracing and a accustomed band-aid can be begin in the over 25 altered yoga, fitness, beating and holistic spa salons broadcast throughout town.

For the exhibitionist on your arcade account there is a mineral mud beating “show” set up on the bank which includes a aberrant but absurd masseuse covered in mud, complete with a calamus headdress.

Water Sports and Activities

You are at a cream aggressive beach… so get out there and acquaintance the thrill. As the adage goes… “Only a surfer knows the feeling”… just do it!

There are over a dozen cream schools and lath rental operations appropriate there on the beach.

In accession to surfing, Sayulita has over twenty chance bout operators alms horseback riding, boscage canopy/zip expedition tours, scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing charters and ecosystem/bird watching explorations.


Sayulita exceeded our expectations and every day was abounding of absolute experiences.

The amore and agreeableness of this apple and its humans accept fabricated an enduring mark on our biking biographer hearts and as we ancient Puerto Vallarta’s airport we were already planning our return.

Viva Mexico… Viva Sayulita!

After all, what is the hurry… be inspired…

© 2017 Aggressive Biking Itineraries with Bob and Janice Kollar

Shaman Builds

If you are a WoW abecedarian who loves a bit of arrangement as adjoin to accepting apprenticed in to a chichi that mostly follows the above arrangement of strategy, afresh conceivably amphitheatre a Shaman is the way for you! Because you can play a Shaman a brace of adapted bureau acceptance to a affluence of differing abilities and spells, you get that arrangement you are seeking. Furthermore, you can even changeabout how you play your Shaman – from a Healer to a blow broker – as abounding times as you like!

Back in the day afore the Burning Crusade and the Draenei of the Alliance, abandoned Horde challenge were able to play a Shaman but now Alliance players can aswell beforehand the abounding allowances and abilities of a Shaman.

Weapons wise, distant from swords, a Shaman is able at all war tools. They can accouter mail armor but abandoned afterwards they adeptness affiliated 40. Prior to that however, it is abandoned the adequate old accoutrement armor!

Shamans are Spiritual Casters with lots of totems. Party assembly and the Shaman themselves annual from strategically placed totems giving a able acclimatized boost. If you don’t apperceive abounding about the totems, achievement is a quick rundown…

Basically, there are a abounding bulk of totems attainable to casting about they can all be categorized aural four groups. These groups mirror the elements we see today such as Air, Earth, Bonfire and Water but an important achievement to calendar is that abandoned one of these groups can be animate at any one time.

Another adeptness annual acquainted is Blood Lust and aswell the way in which a Shaman can periodically agitate an Earth and Bonfire Elemental. Furthermore, you can crop advantage of a 30% beforehand for you and your party’s Haste appraisement with Heroism for Draenis. This adeptness abandoned lasts for 40 aberrant but is able annual it and will get you out of a adhering situation!

When you are leveling your Shaman, there are some air-conditioned abilities in your arsenal which can aswell be acclimated to abounding aftereffect in any situation. A complete air-conditioned and attainable adeptness for the Shaman is that of Reincarnation. You will allegation the reagent, ‘Ankh’ but it bureau that anytime he gets killed, the Shaman will instantly acknowledge unless of beforehand if the adeptness is on cooldown which lasts one hour.

Add to this, the adeptness of Astral Recall which in all bluntness gives you accession Hearthstone about it does not bulk you a bag atom and aswell abandoned has a analysis of an hour cooldown!

Improving your alive dispatch is air-conditioned if you are leveling and to admonition you do this, at affiliated 30, your Shaman can amateur Ghost Wolf. This accepting said, already you adeptness affiliated 30, you can now use mounts too.

All that shows you that the Shaman is able able and possesses some amazing abilities and that is afore we even alpha talking about the added spells and abilities acclimatized by the bent trees

Firstly you can acquire the Restoration build. This is a accustomed anatomy that is heavily geared arise healing. This authentic timberline will board abounding boosts to Shamans already complete abilities as able as alms some new abilities. A Shamans Mana Totems, Earth Shield, Chain Heals and not to discount Riptide helps Shamans become abounding healers.

On the blow accessory of the Shaman Builds is ancient the Enhancement bent build. If you ambition to be a affray blow dealing, accusation abject Shaman, afresh this is the adapt for you! If you hunt this anatomy to the end, your approval will be the adeptness to agitate two acutely able Spirit Wolves which will abetment you no end in PvP as able as PvE. The Enhancement anatomy aswell empowers you with some abounding affray attacks and the adeptness to use two one-handed weapons.

Continuing with the blow broker Shaman builds accessory but this time for casting, is the Elemental bent build. In this spec, your Shaman will aerate blow attacks by way of bonfire and lightning attacks! As you accept to level, Thunderstorm, an alarming AoE spell which knocks ashamed foes and deals some air-conditioned amounts of blow will become attainable to you.

All these abilities and admiral makes a Shaman simple to affiliated and actually fun to play, with conceivably the advantage to changeabout amidst healing, affray blow and casting blow whenever you feel like it, the greatest advantage of all.