The Salate Tree

Sayulita ~ January 16 – 19 Here is the Salate … or fig … tree around which Casa Salate was built. And here are some additional shots of the wonderful architectural details in and around the casita. This post should have a total of 8 photos. Advertisements

Casita Salate

Sayulita ~ January 16 – 19 Our little casita here in Sayulita was, if possible, even more beautiful in real life than in the photos. Our bedroom in particular was gorgeous, with a big stained-glass window looking out onto the pool and landscaped garden. The casita is situated on the ground-floor of a large and…

Casita Salate

A “Casita” is a small self-contained apartment, usually in the same compound as a “Casa” (or “Villa”; I think the words Casa and Villa are interchangeable.) A Casita might be a free-standing building but, more often, it is a part of the main building. From what I have seen, a Casita nearly always has its…

Mountains & Ocean

Puerto Vallarta is squeezed between the Sierra Madre mountains and the Pacific Ocean … and in places, it is a tight squeeze. A couple of the condominium apartments in Puerto Vallarta have their own tiny, private funiculars to take people up and down … 😊 The hills behind Sayulita are not quite as high as…

Sayulita

The Northern point of Banderas Bay is Punta de Mita. This is a luxury resort with several posh hotels and golf courses. Sayulita lies just 17 kilometers north of Punta de Mita and is on the open Pacific Ocean, not inside Banderas Bay. For this reason, it is a popular surfer hangout, with a small…