A Guide to Sayulita in August

Ali Sullivan
sayulita in august

Learn all about how to have the best summer in Mexico with this beginner’s guide to Sayulita in August!


If you are traveling to Sayulita in August, you’re in luck. This guide is here to help you through one of Mexico’s best surfing villages. From surfing, obviously, to whale watching and having an exciting time at local events, this will give you an overview of how to spend your time here in August. 


Take advantage of Sayulita’s renowned surf breaks, perfect for surfers of all levels in August. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, the waves here are ideal for learning or improving your skills. Join surfing lessons to get started, or enjoy independent surf sessions along the coast. Sayulita’s vibrant surf culture adds to the experience, with locals and travelers alike sharing a passion for the sport.

Check out this guide all about surfing in Sayulita!

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Whale Watching

In August, Sayulita’s waters are perfect for whale watching in August as humpback whales migrate south to breed. Guided tours share interesting facts about whales, making the trip fun and educational. Whether you’re with family or traveling solo, August in Sayulita offers unforgettable moments watching these creatures in their natural habitat. Be sure to check with the front desk at the hostel for the best tour options! 

Beach Relaxation

Spend lazy days basking in the warm sun on Sayulita Beach or the nearby Playa de los Muertos, both offering the perfect setting for relaxation with their soft, golden sands and soothing waves. Dive into the clear, warm waters for a refreshing swim, float peacefully in the calm ocean, or try snorkeling to discover life beneath the surface. After a fun-filled day, treat yourself to fresh seafood, savoring zesty ceviche, grilled fish, and shrimp tacos while enjoying ocean views. 

Yoga and Wellness

Sayulita is a hub for wellness activities, making it an ideal destination for relaxation and rejuvenation in August. Participate in yoga classes offered at various studios, where experienced instructors guide you through sessions designed to enhance your physical and mental well-being. Alternatively, join a yoga retreat to immerse yourself in a holistic experience, combining daily practice with meditation and mindfulness activities.

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Festivals and Events

Sayulita buzzes with festivals and events in August, offering a lively atmosphere for visitors to enjoy. Join in the vibrant local culture by attending events such as:


Sayulita Film Festival: Celebrating independent films and filmmakers, this festival showcases creativity from around the world.


Sayulita Wine Festival: Sample wines from Mexico’s best vineyards while enjoying live music and gourmet food in a picturesque setting.


Fiesta de San Ignacio: Honoring the patron saint of Sayulita, this festival features traditional music, dancing, and religious ceremonies.

Sunset Views

End your days in Sayulita by witnessing breathtaking sunsets over the Pacific Ocean in August. Whether you choose to view them from the beach,  a scenic viewpoint like Mad Monkey Mountain, or by cruising along the waters on a sunset dinner cruise, the sunsets here are truly magical and a highlight of any visit.


Be sure to check out ITH Amazing Hostel during your next stay in Sayulita for the best local tips, a cool swimming pool, and the opportunity to meet other amazing travelers from all over the world! 







sayulita in august

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