Surf Breaks Sayulita and Punta Mita


Wildmex Punta Mita

KM 15, Carr. Federal la Cruz de Huanacaxtle


Wildmex Sayulita

150-G, Calle Pelícanos


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Round Trip from Sayulita to Punta Mita (La Lancha Beach)


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Epic Surf Break Guide by Wildmex

1) San Pancho
Left-hand river mouth break, sand bottom
Shortboards only
Works on south swells, wind sensitive, only works after the river mouth has opened due to rain.
Not for beginners.
Get to San Francisco town (San Pancho) (10 min. north of Sayulita) then go all the way down the main street until you get to the beach.
2) Sayulita
Right and left point break and a beginner sand bar.
Rock bottom on a point break.
Best on low and mid tides.
Generally crowded.
Right in front of the town of Sayulita.
Wildmex Sayulita Surf School location
3) Litibu
Beachbreak.
Beautiful empty beach with great car access.
Mostly closeout waves, good for beginners to ride the foam.
Best on small or no swell.
4) La Bahia or The Cove
Reef break, mostly right-handers with some short lefts, good for shortboards.
Works on all tides. Caution: reef very exposed on low tide.
Very exposed spot so it works on any swell direction.
Best early morning.
Accessible by boat from Anclote.
5) El Faro or The Lighthouse
Right-hand point break, long rides, great for longboards and shortboards
Best at low and medium tides; breaks on shallow reefs.
Works only with larger north swells (6 ft plus) and north wind.
Access by boat from El Anclote or a 20-minute hike from Anclote.
6) Anclote
Right-hand reef break, long and mellow wave, perfect for longboarding or SUPing.
Needs a pretty big and powerful south or north swell to break.
Take care on low tide, reef bottom, no sand.
Right in front of the town of Punta de Mita.
7) Stinky’s
Works at low tide and on large north or south swells.
Sand and rocky, easy access.
Once in the town of Punta de Mita, follow the signs to La Quinta del Sol, this will lead you to the access path to Stinky's (parking alongside the road).
8) Palmitas
Punchy beach break that works on short period north swells with north winds.
Mid to high tide.
Shortboard only.
5-minute hike from La Lancha, 20-minute hike from Stinky’s.
9) La Lancha Beach
Mellow reef break. Mostly a right good for longboarding sometimes has a good left that’s good for shortboards.
Works at all tides but at the lowest tide, there are exposed rocks.
Most consistent spot in the area, works with most swell directions.
Great beach, mellower surf breaks in the area next to the main surf break.
Access from the main road, across from WildMex Punta Mita, next to the only Gas Station.
Located in Punta de Mita.
Wildmex Punta Mita Surf School location
On July 2021, the Wildmex Team in coordination with the local authorities installed 2 provisional bridges at the La Lancha beeach access Trail, making summer access to La Lancha, more enjoyable.
10) Burros
Reef break, mostly rights, occasional left.
Best at low tide and south swells.
Gets easily crowded.
Access next to Palladium Hotel, turn off the main road toward Palladium.
Hotel at fork turn left, parking at the end.
5-minute hike to surf.
11) Paredon
Right-hand reef-point break.
Long rides with lots of sections.
Best on higher tides.
Needs a big south swell to work.
Next to Veneros.
12) Veneros
Fast beach break, with lefts and rights. Good for shortboards, fast rides.
Can get very shallow so it works best at mid to high tides.
Good on south swell and hurricane swell.
Updated on May 13th, 2021
Access from Destiladeras parking lot parallel to the main road, 30 min hiking.