Ian Hodge

Along with his wife Kerry, Ian owns El Sayulero and SayulitaLife.com.  Currently he is spending way too much time in front of a computer screen and not surfing near enough.  Ian and Kerry have lived in Sayulita for 10+ years and love each and every day here in paradise. Contact author here.

Stories from Ian Hodge

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

A fine-dining restaurant, tattoo shop, and personal shopper joined SayulitaLife.com last week offering their services to the locals and visitors alike.  Check out their websites and see of they offer something that works for you.
Thursday, March 11th, 2010

It was indeed a wonderful party. Yes, the social event of the season, according to many. Everyone seemed to have a wonderful time. In fact, we've heard all over town that it was the best ever! Want to see for yourselves? Thanks to Cap Sparling and David Geist, GPS will have hundreds of photos posted on their web site- www.ProSayulita.org go check it out.

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

Lazaro Cardenas Garcia, the manager of Sayulita's water treatment plant has asked for all of our help in maintaining the Sayulita sewer system. The system is run solely by the town of Sayulita and we need your assistance to help inform residents and visitors of the damages caused by placing items in your toilets.

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

The San Pancho Music Festival began 10 years ago in the backyard of John and Patricia Alexander. A few musicians came together and started playing some music on their back porch. Soon after word got around and the next year a few more musicians showed up to play and it started looking more and more like a music festival. Eventually the success of the festival outgrew the intimate surroundings of the Alexander's backyard and it was time for a change.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
Sayulitanimals needs your help. They are looking for people who would be willing to offer a house, an apartment, or a room to our visiting vets while they are here donating their time to work at our monthly spay and neuter clinics. If you have an available space that you could offer to a volunteer veterinarian, please contact SayulitAnimals to be put on our list, or for more information.
Saturday, January 9th, 2010
On Thursday, a select group of Sayulita residents were invited to Mark Holt's Sayulita Fish Taco (SFT) restaurant to taste a new line of triple distilled tequilas from Casa Noble.
Thursday, December 31st, 2009
Kim Cawood has opened up a fabulous new furniture showroom and design center in Punta Mita. In addition, the top floor of the building also displays a stunning art gallery where work from quite famous artists including Chucho Reyes, Amandor Montes, and Armando Melendez can be viewed.

Blowout Sale

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009
On Wednesday morning at around 3AM Sayulita lost one of it USA residents, Franco Mares when passed away at the hospital in San Pancho. Mares had esophagitis and had been feeling ill for a couple of days
Wednesday, December 30th, 2009
Grupo Pro Sayulita Reports:

Our mission is to make Sayulita a better place to live and visit. This season has gotten off to a fast start, really a continuity of all our efforts from last season. We are holding a special meeting at 6 pm, January 7 at the Cultural Center to elect a new slate of officers, to discuss our plans for the upcoming year, and to take questions from everyone who attends.
Saturday, December 19th, 2009




Ruby, Guy, Suzanne, Dr. Moi, Eric, Barbara, Monica, Omar, Mike, Janice, Cap, Suzanne, Cheryl, Sergio Camaron

Committee Reports:

AED: Mike Beck reported that the defibulator will be down here soon and it will be taken to Dr. Moi’s office. He’s willing to get a key to Mike in case he can’t be there. The Dr. will give classes on how to use this equipment and Omar, a new member, noted that he did this kind of work in the States and would be glad to help. Dr. Moi will make sure that he gets his cell number out and about.

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Pro-Sayulita Meeting, Dec 3, 2009. President Cap Sparling welcomed all those that attended the first GPS meeting of the season and then called the meeting to order.

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

Name: Ignacio Sánchez Moeller

Birth date: May 19, 1972, I am 37 years old.
19 Mayo, 1972. Tengo 37 años. Born in Sayulita? No, I was born in Guadalajara but have been coming on vacation here since I was a kid, and moved here full time 7 years ago.

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

Sayulita Snap 2010 calendars are here!!

Support the public secondary school of Sayulita and order yours today or stop by the Plaza; we’ll be there every Saturday from 5 to 8.

Sunday, November 29th, 2009
Tierra Sayulita

From Sake to Saffron, Pico de Gallo, Sayulita's first Gourmet Grocery Store, offers it all.  Check out some of their great tequilas, fine wines, and selection of gourmet grocery items. Tierra Sayulita offers an exclusive line of top quality bedspreads and rugs, hand dyed and woven by indigenous Zapotec Indians from the heart of Oaxaca, Mexico.

Friday, November 20th, 2009

The main entrance to Sayulita is now lined with approximately 40 palm trees. Workers have dug very deep holes and planted the trees with great looking soil. Based on the care and attention these new trees received during planting, the odds are certainly much better that they will survive.