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Punta Sayulita Reviews and Ratings

(Nayarit, Mexico)

Visitor reviews of Punta Sayulita surf break

  • May 30, 2011
    Doug warner from United States

    Great beginners wave and good for intermediates too. Nearly Keats has surf.

  • Punta Sayulita Ratings

    Based on 9 votes. Vote

    Quality on a good day: 3.1

    (1 star: Even when the swell and winds are optimum, the waves are poor quality, 5 stars: If conditions are right, the waves will be World Class).

    Consistency of Surf: 4.0

    (1: Punta Sayulita is a fickle surf spot that only works a few times a year. 5: Reliable year-round spot).

    Regional Rating: 3.2

    (1: Punta Sayulita is usually very poor quality compared to other spots in Nayarit. 5: the best break in Nayarit).

    Difficulty Level: 2.8

    (1: Suitable for Groms. 3: Intermediates. 5: Expert tow-in surfers only).

    Onshore Wind: 3.1

    (1: even a light onshore ruins the surf. 5: Punta Sayulita can offer better rides with a light wind behind them).

    Other Options: 4.0

    (1: If wind or tide conditions are poor at Punta Sayulita, it will be poor everywhere nearby. 5: other locations nearby provide a rich variety of wind and swell exposures).

    Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.2

    (1: An unsuitable spot. 5: Wind and wave conditions at Punta Sayulita are often excellent).

    Water Quality: 3.0

    (1: Known health risks from pollution. 5: Never any pollution).

    Crowds: 2.4

    (1: Often too crowded. 5: Punta Sayulita is an isolated spot where you are unlikely to meet other surfers).

    Access: 4.7

    (1: Getting to Punta Sayulita requires an overland expedition or chartering a boat. 3: A 30 minute walk from the nearest parking. 5: Park a vehicle right by the break).

    Scenery: 4.2

    (1: An ugly industrial backdrop. 5: A spectacular setting).

    Local Attitude: 3.1

    (1: Locals are hostile to visitors. 5: Either there are no locals who surf, or else they are accommodating and friendly).

    Accommodation: 4.9

    (1: No convenient places to stay indoors. 5: A wide variety of accommodation near Punta Sayulita for all budgets from hostels to luxury hotels).

    Camping: 4.4

    (1: Camping at Punta Sayulita is not possible. 3: Camping tolerated but no facilities. 5: A nearby camp ground has excellent facilities and a good vibe).

    Entertainment: 4.8

    (1: Besides the surf and the solitude there is nothing to do when it is flat. 5: Punta Sayulita is in such an interesting area to visit that getting wet is a bonus).

    Equipment and Repairs: 4.0

    (1: Nothing can be sourced, not even wax. 5: Quality surfing equipment can be purchased or hired. Major repairs can be fixed too).

    Eating: 4.9

    (1: Bring your own food, there isn't even a shop. 5: A wide variety of places to eat and drink at Punta Sayulita, from fast food and cafes to fancy restaurants).

    Drinking: 4.9

    (1: Alcohol is not allowed in the country. 5: There is an excellent pub near Punta Sayulita where you can stay or park a camper van overnight).