Entries by Sandra Hernández

Celebrating the Day of the Dead

The Day of the Dead: A Mexican Tradition The Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, is a family-oriented celebration with private and public gatherings to remember friends and family members who have passed away. This uniquely Mexican holiday has its roots in the indigenous culture of the central and southern parts of […]

8 Reasons to Retire in Mexico

A growing number of retirees are considering retirement abroad.  Many others have already taken the plunge. Spending your retirement years abroad has evolved from a fantasy available only to the privileged few to an increasingly attractive option for many retirees. Most ex-pat havens in former “Third World” countries now have good, basic infrastructure and fast, […]

5 Reasons Why You Must Visit Sayulita

Located about 30 miles northwest of Puerto Vallarta, the once-quiet village of Sayulita is now one of the hottest travel destinations in the Riviera Nayarit.   This small city (population 4,000) has become a prime destination for young surfers, families and online entrepreneurs looking for beach-town bliss on a budget. If you haven’t been to […]

Punta Sayulita is honored to have Rodrigo Santoro as our guest

Punta Sayulita is delighted to have staying with us one of Brazil’s most talented and famous actors, Rodrigo Junqueira dos Reis Santoro. Rodrigo has gone on to achieve worldwide fame, playing several larger-than-life characters in a number of feature films. He is best-known for his portrayal of Xerxes, the Persian “God-King” who sent his massive […]

live painting with EVELYNE BOREN to benefit Celebrate the Beat

CTB: Provides the highest quality in-school and after-school dance program for all children that improves their physical health and well being, inspires them to believe in themselves, and establishes a standard of excellence that impacts all aspects of their lives. More about CTB Evelyne Boren: Enjoys worldwide recognition for her impressionistic art interpretations of life, […]

Eco-Friendly Luxury Living

Eco-Friendly Luxury Living – An Oxymoron? Not at Punta Sayulita! Just south of the popular surf destination of Sayulita, Nayarit, there’s an up-and-coming upscale residential community less than an hour’s drive from the Puerto Vallarta airport. A low-density, 33-acre enclave located on a peninsula boasting sandy beaches, lush, tropical vegetation and majestic ocean views. This […]

Saving the turtles one hatchling at a time

Among the many wonders of Sayulita is the wildlife which claim the coast for their home. The Olive Ridley turtle is one particular species which returns every year between June to December to nest and lay their eggs. Due to a continually changing world, at times we must lend a hand to preserve what we […]

The Puerto Vallarta Fireworks Festival Starts off with a Bang

Puerto Vallarta became the first Mexican city to host the International Fireworks Festival, which ran from Christmas Day until New Year’s Eve. Pyrotechnic teams from four different countries (Canada, Italy, Spain and the USA) as well as those from five Mexican states (Jalisco, Mexico State, Puebla, Sonora and Zacatecas) took part in the event. Dazzling […]


There are very few childhood dreams that become realities.  Some of us may have become the fireman or the ballerina, married the prom king or traveled the world, but very few can say they found their luxury treehouse in Never Never Land. What if form and function met the land of fairytale, would it really […]