The ‘Six Sisters’ of Nayarit: La Peñita, Guayabitos, Lo de Marcos, San Pancho, Sayulita and Punta Mita (Road Trip Part XV)


Follow Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife, and two dogs drive through Mexico in a large, white van.  This story describes what it’s like to visit the charming, distinctive, and somewhat surprising beach towns of Nayarit, north of Puerto Vallarta.

We wanted very much to visit the towns just to the north and south of Lo de Marcos, in the state of Nayarit. How could we not?  Lo de Marcos was beautiful, exotic and interesting, the people were friendly, the food was great, and we had never been anywhere else in the area.  We had only eight days in which to explore before our deadline to leave for the Central Mexican Highlands.

From side to side, Lo de Marcos is only about a half…

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Sayulita Beach, Nayarit. (PHOTO: Chuck Bolotin)