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Solento Travel Guide: Mexico

Looking for some tips for your upcoming trip to Mexico? Look no further than the Solento Travel Guide: Mexico Edition.

With recommendations from locals and well-traveled individuals, please use this guide to discover what we love about some of favorite spots; Sayulita, Guadalajara, and Todos Santos. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or a first-timer, the Solento Travel Guide has what you need to make the most of your trip, from top-rated accommodations and must-try restaurants to hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path experiences. 

Here are some recommendations on where to sip, sleep, eat, surf, and see:

Recommendations by: Kalle Carranza




  • Playa La Lancha: Fun 1/2 day trip from Sayulita
  • San Pancho: Cool town slightly more mellow than Sayulita with a beautiful beach and delicious food.
  • Marietas Islands: Rad cave beach and guaranteed whale watching Jan- March
  • If there’s south swell, surf Anclote at Punta Mita and watch the sunset
  • Jungle/beach hikes around Sayulita’s beaches
Recommendations from: Carolyn Kissick


  • Peggy Lopez - A hidden gem of a bar right in Colonia Americana. It's tiny, 10 seats or so with awesome cocktails and a fun old-school vibe.
  • Matilde Mi Amor - Rooftop bar, amazing cocktails, a great place to watch the sunset.
  • Bar la Cava - a favorite old-school cantina! They serve free botanas (snacks) as you enjoy drinks and bands come through and perform. 


  • Casa Habita - An awesome boutique hotel in a killer location with a pool, super comfy rooms, and food.


  • Comala - Amazing food, cool vibe, and killer coffee. Check out NIMIA next door after breakfast; a store full of locally made art, clothing, and jewelry.
  • Biolento - Incredible food and coffee with outdoor seating in a beautiful shady garden under a massive tree. This is my post-Sunday skate sesh regular spot.
Recommendations from: Taylor Steele


  • DŪM - amazing Mediterranean cuisine with outdoor seating nestling amongst nature.
  • Oystera - fresh oyster bar with lush interiors
  • Jazamango - farm-to-table experience


  • Hotel San Cristobal - A beautiful beachfront hotel. I recommend stopping in for a cocktail or dinner if you don't stay the night.


  • The best surfing around Todos Santos is at Playa Los Cerritos and Playa San Pedrito. Playa Los Cerritos is about 20 minutes south of Todos Santos and has a gentle beach break. You can rent a surfboard and wetsuit from a few vendors along the beach, and some even offer lessons. We were here in May and only a few other surfers were at the beach.


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