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If you’re in search of the best Airbnb in Sayulita, Mexico you’re in for a treat! Here are our top picks for 10 outstanding properties to stay at during your time in this sweet beach town.

Located in Mexico’s Pacific Coast, Sayulita is a small idyllic surf town, teeming with local bohemian vibes. Known all over Mexico (and around the world) for it’s beaches and surfing, Sayulita is a destination you don’t want to miss when visiting the Riviera Nayrit!

We recently had the chance to visit Sayulita thanks to the guys at Sayulita Insider. Run by locals, they’re a special organization that aims to support local businesses and causes as well as highlight the beauty of the town. We collaborated with them to promote sustainable tourism in their beautiful Pueblo Verde.

If you’re heading to Sayulita, make sure you head to their website (and socials) where you can find local recommendations on where to eat, stay, and more!

Now without further ado, here are the best Airbnbs, VRBOs and vacation homes in Sayulita!

Editor’s Note: Please note that Airbnb recently made changes to their program so in this article, we are including links to other options like VRBO or Booking.com which have much lower booking fees.

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Best Overall Vacation Home in SayulitaVilla Dorado Penthouse | Entire Home (1BR, 1B)
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Best Budget Vacation Home in SayulitaCharming Casa Risa | Entire Home (2BR, 1B)
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Best Luxury Vacation Home in SayulitaPrivate Home with Views | Entire Home (4BR, 4B)

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Best Vacation Home in Sayulita for CouplesBeachfront Studio Casita #1 | Entire Home (1BR, 1B)
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Best Vacation Home in Sayulita for Groups/FamiliesVilla Sol Blau | Entire Home (4BR, 5B)
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10 Best Vacation Homes in Sayulita

Start your search for a perfect Airbnb, VRBO or vacation home in Sayulita with this list of 10 epic properties and what makes them so special.

Downtown – Apartment – Sayulita – Near to Ocean

Downtown – Apartment – Sayulita – Near to Ocean

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: Near Sayulita River

Superhost: Yes

Price: $

A cozy Airbnb in Sayulita, this entire apartment is a great getaway for couples or solo travelers looking to explore the area. It’s a quick two-block walk to the beach, and the apartment itself sits on the main street with tons of bars and restaurants.

If you don’t feel like eating out every day, make use of the fully-stocked kitchen that even has a blender for morning smoothies.

The window of the bedroom opens wide for a view and some fresh air but if you’re looking to cool down a bit, crank up the AC. Past guests rave about the location, saying it’s one of the best in town!

Why We Love It: Cozy apartment in a great location.

What Past Guests Have Said: “We had an amazing stay at Sayulita thanks to Estaban! He is an amazing host and helped us with anything we needed. The apartment location is great with everything close by. We would love to stay here again!”

“What an amazing stay in Sayulita! The host greeted us and showed us around the spot and was always responsive when we had questions. Location is right in the middle of all the restaurants, shops and bars and not even a 5 minute walk to the beach. We will definitely stay here again!”

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Boutique Casita w/ Patio & Pool | 7 min to Beach

Boutique Casita w/ Patio & Pool | 7 min to Beach

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: South end of town

Price: $

A warm and bright apartment just a quick walk from town and the beach, this VRBO in Sayulita is a solid budget pick for exploring the area. 

The apartment has everything you need for a comfortable stay, including a bedroom with an ensuite bathroom and patio access, a hang out area, and a fully stocked kitchen.

This pick is tastefully decorated with local furniture and art, and includes access to the complex’s pool. 

It’s a quieter stay while still being in the heart of town. This is a great option for anyone looking to enjoy Sayulita without breaking the bank.

Why We Love It: Stylish apartment that offers great value for money!

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Spacious Rooftop Palapa Apartment

Spacious Rooftop Palapa Apartment

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: Near Yah-Yeah Sayulita Cafe

Superhost: Yes

Price: $

If you’re looking for a unique stay, this is one of the best Airbnbs in Sayulita. Located high in the trees (but only a quick walk to town and the beach), this entire home is made of bamboo and palms. It sits just under a native fig tree to keep the entire place shaded and cool.

The bed is large under a gauzy canopy and the kitchen is outside with pure jungle views. There’s plenty of space to lounge around on your own personal terrace and enjoy the sweet sounds of Sayulita wildlife.

The property has three sweet dogs and a pool to cool off in after a day at the beach. For a rustic, authentic experience, this is the place to be!

Why We Love It: A unique, nature-centered stay.

What Past Guests Have Said: “Lovely place, amazing morning views, clean and close to all the restaurants and beaches. Would definitely stay again.”

“Amazing hidden rooftop! Perfect for travelers who love to relax and a place to work smart, not hard.”

“Wow! This place was a perfect home base for my Wife and I while exploring Sayulita. Summer was SO much help, and provided plenty of great conversation too. I wish we would’ve booked for longer.”

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Charming Casa Risa Near Town & Hidden Beaches

sayulita vacation home with beach vibes

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (2BR, 1B)

Location: Near the intersection of Av Revolución & Punta de Mita

Price: $

For an authentic experience in Sayulita, check out this beachy house sitting in the middle of a tropical garden surrounded by local flora and fauna. 

It’s a traditional home with a large open floor plan, perfect for families or groups of friends to spread out. The turquoise-accented kitchen is ready for home cooked meals, and if you feel like dining al fresco, head out to the patio. 

The house also has authentic Mexican decor with tons of gorgeous tiling, and sweet touches like a hammock out front to ensure that you have plenty of space to relax during your stay.

Why We Love It: A taste of Mexican decor and style, set in lush greenery.

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Spacious Patio w/ Private Pool | 7 min to Beach

Spacious Patio w/ Private Pool | 7 min to Beach

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (2BR, 2B)

Location: Complex on the south end of town

Price: $$

This gorgeous apartment is an ideal home base in Sayulita… close enough to walk to town but just far enough to escape all the noise.

It’s an entire apartment with two bedrooms and two ensuite bathrooms, making it a choice pick for two couples, a pair of friends, or even a family. 

Besides the full kitchen and local artwork, the best part about this vacation home in Sayulita is the spacious patio complete with a private plunge pool. From nursing your hangovers to cooling off sunburns, this plunge pool will come in more handy than you thought and likely be the star of your stay.

Why We Love It: Comfortable, modern apartment with a plunge pool.

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Insider Tip: Since things are pretty spread out in Sayulita, having a car is essential to make the most of your trip. Click Here to check out rental car options and get ready to hit the road!

Private Home with Views

sayulita vacation home with big pool and ocean views

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (4BR, 4B)

Location: 1 block from Downtown

Price: $$

A Sayulita vacation home straight out of the Jungle Book, this entire home is absolutely gorgeous, surrounded by lush Mexican greenery and with sweeping ocean views.

The home is huge, with four artfully decorated bedrooms, eye-catching ensuite bathrooms, and large common areas to enjoy meals or catch up with friends. There’s also tons of outdoor space here, with balconies off of each room, a treehose with a hammock, and the show stopping pool.

You’ll find this is an outstanding place to immerse yourself in Sayulita wildlife as there are different species of birds, geckos, butterflies and more.

Why We Love It: Lots of space, greenery, plus a full-size pool!

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Villa Dorado – Penthouse

Villa Dorado – Penthouse

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: Villas del Palmar

Price: $$$

An incredible vacation house in Sayulita that we have actually stayed in, this penthouse is managed by Pacifico Property and makes for a lovely home away from home.

The condo is ultra-spacious, with a master king suite, full kitchen, and high ceilings to make you feel like royalty during your stay. It has plush furniture to sink into after a long day and tasteful decorations that add a flair to the place. 

The very best part about this Sayulita vacation home is the expansive rooftop terrace that you’ll have all to yourself. It has one of the best views in the entire area, with beach and town scenes that are simply unmatched. From our rooftop, we were treated to STUNNING sunsets in the privacy of our home-away from home!

The penthouse is located in an exclusive gated community on the beachfront, with direct access to the sand, a beachfront pool (perfect for sunset), housekeeping, and 24-hour security.

Why We Love It: A luxurious stay that has everything you need.

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Beachfront Studio Casita #1

Beachfront Studio Casita #1

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: Beachfront (via stairs)

Price: $$$

Perched on a hill just above the beach, you’ll find this Sayulita VRBO that is nothing short of breathtaking. 

This casita is built in traditional style with contemporary Mexican architecture, featuring palapas, colorful tiles, and Spanish arches. It’s also decorated to the tee with collectibles from all over Mexico, giving the place a bright and unmatched charm.

The bed is big and comfortable, the private kitchen is ready and waiting, and the massive private terrace overlooks the ocean… What more could you ask for? 

When you’re ready to get out and about, take the long stair pathway down to the beach or meander into town with a quick walk. Do note that since the property is on a hill, there are quite a few stairs.

Why We Love It: Rustic yet luxurious, and just by the beach!

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Villa Robalo B

Villa Robalo B

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (2BR, 2B)

Location: Villas del Palmar

Price: $$$

This condo is an epic choice for two couples or a family who want to enjoy the best of Sayulita. Just steps from the beach in a gated community, this two-bedroom condo is the ideal vacation pad. 

Super modern and recently renovated, everything is state of the art here, with polished concrete appliances and accents throughout the condo. Each of the bedrooms has its own ensuite bathroom with plenty of extra towels for shower and beach. Win!

There’s also a large open-air lounge and a modern kitchen complete with everything you’ll need for your stay.

Why We Love It: A modern, stylish apartment with all the amenities.

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Insider Tip: If you’re looking for a large rental for groups or families outside of Airbnb, we can definitely recommend Casa Vecino, which has five bedrooms (with en-suite bathrooms), a saltwater swimming pool, rooftop lounge, and super-fast WiFi.

Villa Sol Blau

sayulita villa with massive pool and lots of balconies

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (4BR, 5B)

Location: Colina la Laguna community

Price: $$$$

For a group getaway, this VRBO in Sayulita is definitely the best spot to choose. A massive villa perched above the ocean, you’ll be treated to the most insane views for the duration of your stay.

Complete with four bedrooms, this spot can accommodate up to ten guests in the sleek space. The interior is rather contemporary with large living and dining areas with bright accent walls, plus a chef’s kitchen and an outdoor table for eating at sunset. 

In fact, this villa has patios galore with a balcony off of every bedroom, plus several lavish outdoor spaces with a palapa, hammocks, loungers, and a heated pool.

You can even book a private chef or arrange for daily housekeeping if you so please.

Why We Love It: Contemporary villa with tons of outdoor space.

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Sayulita is a truly remarkable part of Mexico with so many amazing places to stay. Hopefully you found your dream vacation home on this list to make the most of your beachy vacation!

For more on Mexico, check out our Mexico travel guide!

Things to Do in Sayulita

Looking for ideas on what to do in Sayulita during your time there? Check out some of these local activities in the area that we recommend.

Packing for Your Vacation Rental

Before you take off for your trip, check out our Beach Packing List to make sure you don’t miss out on anything important!

Travel Must: At the risk of sounding like your parents, make sure you get travel insurance before hitting the road. Trust us, it’s one of those things you don’t want to leave home without. We recommend either World Nomads or Safety Wing, depending on the type of traveler you are.


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