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From The Editor's Desk


 IN THIS ISSUE: October 28th, 2016
  • Sayulita Vacation Rentals: A Guide for How to Choose
  • Meet the Owners Series: Jim Starkey and Maria Zache Starkey (Casita Limon)
  • Dia de los Muertos in Sayulita: An Interview with Belen Sandaval Navarro 
  • Live, Love, & Eat in Sayulita: Jalapeno, Ginger, Garlic Roasted Chicken Pieces
  • A Love Story: Fostering for SayulitAnimals in Sayulita 
  • Local Deal of the Week (Tim B Photography & Google Views)
  • Felicidades: Congratulations Team Mexico 
  • Need Work: Employment Opportunities in Sayulita 
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HOW TO CHOOSE A SAYULITA VACATION RENTAL
By Gabe Jones


SayulitaLife.com has teamed up with Gabe Jones (Casa Vecino) and Ed Dorsett (Dorsett Photograhy) to create an article for helping tourists find the perfect rental. We have tried to answer all questions and provide a fair and balanced view of how to choose a Sayulita vacation rental. Check it out here and feel free to send us your feedback.
 
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MEET THE OWNERS SERIES: JIM STARKEY AND MARIA ZACHE STARKEY (Casita Limon)
 

Will you please tell us your names and a little bit about yourselves?

We are Jim Starkey and Maria Zache Starkey (owners of vacation rental, Casita Limon). We have been together for 24 years, married for nine, and met at a punk bar. Jim was a photographer, journalist and director for a good-sized newspaper in the U.S. and has been a fine artist (oil paintings) all of his life. Jim paints many scenes of Sayulita and his work can currently be seen at Libreria Sayulita on Miramar. 

 

NEW BUSINESSES/LISTINGS AROUND TOWN


 
New Vacation Rental:
Casa Dulce  
From $120 USD / Night

Casa Dulce in Sayulita is a great 2 bedroom, 2 bath home next to the pool in a small complex of five homes, on a quiet, cobblestoned cul-de-sac. Located near Don Juan's Restaurant on the Punta Mita Road, it is a short, 8 minute walk to the town plaza and the beach, with no steep hills to climb! 
New Vacation Rental:
Casa Paricutin at Monte Rosa 
From $185 USD / Night

Casa Paricutin in Sayulita is a comfortable, modern and fully furnished home located on the sought after north side of town. The master bedroom has one king size bed with plenty of space and storage. The second bedroom has two individual size beds and a nice wardrobe. 
New Vacation Rental:
Casa Lucky Fam  
From $250 USD / Night

Casa Lucky Fam in Sayulita is a beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 bath home located in Gringo Hill. The house is the perfect location and walking distance from the beach and plaza, all the while being tucked away in a quiet neighborhood. 
New Vacation Rental:
Casa Fortuna in La Penita  
From $300 USD / Night

Casa Fortuna is a beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 bath two story beachfront villa located in the colorful Mexican town of La Penita, just a short 1/2 hour drive north of Sayulita! The villa is on a beautiful 1/2 acre beachfront lot that is full of lush, exotic fruit trees and plants. 
New Business Listing:
Waterproof Video   

Specializing in creating impacting videos and photography, Waterproof Video uses the latest 4K imaging technology shooting underwater, in the air and on land.
New Business Listing:
Sana Spices Sayulita   

Sana Spices Sayulita was founded in 2015 by Oksana Oliinyk. She is a merchant of the highest quality, hand-selected, hand-prepared spices and herbs. "Sane" is a combination of two languages. In Turkish it means, "you", and in Spanish it means, "Healthy".
New Business Listing:
Property Management - Integral Services

Property Management - Integral Services in Sayulita is a professional Property Management Company with 14 years of experience in taking care of vacation rental properties across Nayarit. We offer fully integrated services allowing owners to enjoy the benefits of their investment properly by managing and maintaining their Sayulita homes.

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS IN SAYULITA:
AN INTERVIEW WITH BELEN SANDAVAL NAVARRO

Photo by Camilla Fuchs Photography


Dia de los Muertos is right around the corner and to celebrate the holiday, Festival Dia de los Muertos will be taking place on Tuesday, November 1st and Wednesday, November 2nd in Sayulita. Belen Sandaval Navarro, one of the founders of this festival, tells El Sayulero more about the upcoming festivities, the significance of Dia de los Muertos, and more.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Tequila Tasting
Every Friday at 6pm
Hotel Cielo Rojo 


A weekly tequila tasting in San Pancho.
 
Wine Tasting
Every Saturday from 5pm - 8pm
Sayulita Wine Shop 


A weekly wine tasting - three tastings, tapas, and music.
Octoberfiesta 
Saturday, October 29th at 4pm
Palmar Trapiche


Join us to celebrate fall, the marriage of princes heirs to the German crown and live in the Pacific. Live music and of course, our beer, Octoberfiesta.
Live Punk Music 
Saturday, October 29th at 9pm
Bar Don Pato 


Mexican Juligans are celebrating the release of their new record "400 Conejos" with your fave Sayulita psychos Los Gatos Negros! 
Festival Dia de los Muertos 
Tues, Nov 1st and Wed, Nov 2nd
Sayulita Plaza 


Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in the plaza with live music and performances. Tues (5pm-12am and then 12am procession to the cemetery) Wed (10am - 12am.) 
Seasoning Opening Dinner 
Saturday, November 5th at 7:30pm
MEXOTIK 


A fusion of Mexican cuisine with an Asian twist! Using only ingredients from local producers, seasonal veggies, flowers, and fruits. 750 pesos
Treat Yourself in Sayulita
Friday, November 11th from 11am to 9pm

How often do you allow yourself to receive the relaxation and restoration you deserve? Full day workshop of pampering, relaxation & rejuvenation.
Five Course Thanksgiving Meal
Thursday, November 24th  
Bistro Organico at Hotel Cielo Rojo


Fish and plant based 5 course meal. 1000 pesos food / 1300 pesos with wine and cocktail pairing. Early and late seating available. 
List Your Event with SayulitaLife.com ! 
Let everyone know about your upcoming event, workshop, class, or fundraiser. We created the Sayulita Community Calendar with our local business owners and travelers in mind. Our calendar is simple, fast, and easy to use. Spread the word! Access our calendar by clicking here.

LIVE, LOVE & EAT IN SAYULITA:
JALAPENO, GINGER, GARLIC ROASTED CHICKEN


I promised you Jalapeño, Ginger, Garlic Roasted Chicken. I have to say that this is definitely my new favorite way to prepare chicken. I found it on Oprah’s food site, then altered it to make it my own. I hope that you will love it as much as I do! It's perfect for having a small dinner party with friends and family in Sayulita.

 

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FOSTERING FOR SAYULITANIMALS IN SAYULITA
Photo by Camilla Fuchs Photography 


I’ve fostered over 50 dogs in Sayulita through SayulitAnimals. Somewhere along the line, I’ve lost count of the exact number, but in the last two years, my house has been a revolving door of foster dogs. It all started with Conchita, a beautiful, pot-bellied puppy that was barely larger than my hand. 
 

EL SAYULERO DEAL OF THE WEEK:
 
 
This is your chance to get a virtual tour of your business or rental property for 20% off by Tim B Photography & Google Views. This fabulous deal includes five photospheres and fifteen still photos, published on Google Maps for a one-time fee of only $315 USD!
 
 

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Anne Menke Photography
 


"The SayuParke fundraiser this week was an amazing success due to strong support from the community. Thank you, Palmar Trapiche, for your incredible Causas y Collectivas program, the musicians who performed (Alyssa, Atticus and Jess Edmondson, and the teachers from Costa Verde - Carlos, John, and Katie), and everyone who came out for the event!"  - SayuParke Committee

CONGRATULATIONS TEAM MEXICO


Congratulations to our amazing Team Mexico who rocked the Panamerican Surf Championship in Peru. Team Mexico won fourth place overall out of 13 countries. This was the first time in 10 years Mexico was invited to the Panamericano's (they lost 3rd place by 120 points and would've won 3rd place if they had a full team). People who went for Mexico: Alan Jr Cleland, Alejandra Brito (Nayarit) - second place technical, Karen Jacobson (Nayarit) - fourth place technical and 1st place SUP women's, Julio Gonzalez aka Garrobo (Sayulita) - second place technical, Hector Gonzalez aka Papas (Sayulita) - participated in SUP, prone and technical race, Poly Sierra, Danny Benitez, Luis Rey Hernandez, Joel Barrazza Alcantar (Sayulita) ~ semifinals (5th place overall), Julia D'Acosta, Diego Ulises Bernal (Sayulita), Risa Mara Machuca (Sayulita) ~ semifinals (5th place overall), Tzahui PooVazquez (Jalisco) ~ semifinals and competed in short board, SUP, and longboard, Regina Poli, Metzly Olmos, Ana Laura, Angie Estrada, Italivi Fuentes, and Alfonso Aguilar.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN SAYULITA 

 
Do you like craft beer and do you like so much to be here in Sayulita? If so, Palmar Trapiche is strengthening their team! Manager: Experience in personnel management, purchasing, organizing events, and accounting. English is a must. Service: Service experience. English is a must. Kitchen: Desire to learn and grow within the company. English not required. To apply, click here or call Mara at 984-146-2990.
 

PET OF THE WEEK 


Hola, my name is Mota. My family went to a shopping mall and I followed them. I waited for three days, but they never came out. My rescuer told me that my family left the building through another door so I wouldn't see them leave. They wanted to get rid of me! Now I need a new home. I'm mellow, friendly, and loving. I'm being fostered with 4 other dogs and 10 cats. I sometimes bark at other dogs who I don't know, but I'm not aggressive. I'd love to find a new family who assures me that I will be safe with them for the rest of my life!

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September 28th to October 28th:
 

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ARTICLES FROM LAST EL SAYULERO

 
  1. Meet the Owners Series: David Beckett and Michael Corbeil (Xocotla) 
  2. The New Sayulita Boulevard: An Interview with Daniel Camacho Venegas
  3. Live, Love & Eat in Sayulita: Fruit Crumble with Shortbread Topping
  4. Public House in Sayulita Changes Location

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