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“Cute, clean and 1 block to the beach!” 4 of 5 stars
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Aurinko Bungalows
Calle Marlin, Sayulita, Mexico   |  
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Fullerton, California
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“Cute, clean and 1 block to the beach!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2005

We stayed here Sept3-10 2005, and we loved it. Sayulita is a cute little town that is still the real Mexico. Aurinko is local-owned, local-operated and very homey. Daily maid service, fully-stocked kitchen (in terms of cooking supplies), purified water, and warm baths. Did I mention that it is very very clean and well-kept? 1 block to the beach - about a 2 minute walk and you're on the sand. Nazario (the owner) is a very nice man who cares about Sayulita, and also operates surfshops and board/umbrella rentals on the beach. Across the street from Aurinko is the neighborhood grocery store, and walking distance (5 minute walk) are all the restaurants. Fresh seafood everywhere since this is a fishing village. I'd do Sayulita again - don't even bother with Puerto Vallarta. But you should be warned -- this is dirt roads, no TVs, not a lot of shopping. If you want glossy American style, stay in the touristy cities. If you want real surf & sand Mexico style, go to Sayulita.

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Additional Information about Aurinko Bungalows

Address: Calle Marlin, Sayulita, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Nayarit > Riviera Nayarit > Sayulita
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 32 Specialty lodging in Sayulita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This colorful quainted hotel with 2 two bedroom units and 4 one bedroom units including the penthouse is located in the heart of Sayulita, near the restaurants and grocery stores and of course one short block from the beach.Decorated walls with art from a local painter and fully furnished with native pieces, all the units are an oasis in the middle of town.All the units have a full kitchen and sitting area in an open balcony.We also provide filtered water on every unit so you can drink from the faucet. Our cleanliness is of a scandinavian standard and our staff will be very happy to take care of you. ... more   less 
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