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Sayulita Mexico Surf Camp

Sayulita, home to our Mexico surf camp, is built along a white-sand bay. The bay front is dotted with colorful fishing boats & palm trees, this lovely village is sufficiently untouched by the modern world and retains its wonderful Mexican flavor while still offering a good array of services. Sayulita is the safe, charming, eye-catching Mexican coastal village we’ve always sought to bring our guests. Sayulita is home to first-rate beginner & beginner/intermediate warm water surf breaks, making it the ideal place to polish your surfing proficiency. In addition to surfing, you’ll have the chance to enjoy snorkeling, sea kayaking, whale watching, art tours, fishing, mountain biking, and more.

when:           January, February, March, October, November

how long:     7/14/21..... days

for who:         beginners, intermediates

 

Timing:

January, February, March, October, November - ask for exact terms

Food:

breakfast is included in the package; launches and dinners

Minimum group size: 8 people; dates 2012 on request

Price:

2.499,- USD per 7 days

What's Included:
- Group size no larger than 8 guests
- Private house accommodations
- Daily surfing and activity excursions
- Ground Transport
- All Breakfasts 
- Local guides to show you the best surfing, and give you a true locals experience!

Singles / Solo Travelers - If you're traveling on your own and want to share the experience with other solo travelers, we've set aside departures for many of our trips. Itineraries are identical to our those of our open trips but, because these departures are composed entirely of independent travelers, there's a unique, fun dimension to the group dynamic. Of course, solo travelers are more than welcome on all of our open departures as well, where often more than half of our guests are traveling alone.

Itinerary:

Day 1 - On arrival day your All Star Trips hosts will greet you at the airport and whisk you away to our private house and set you up with your room. Today we will relax around the house and village, hang out on the beach, and enjoy some treats whipped up by our cook. In the evening opening dinner greetings enable everyone to meet and get to know one another.

Day 2 - Our group will head out for morning surf lessons and sessions. The best waves are in the morning so we'll be sure to paddle out early. Private instruction will be provided to each camper that needs lessons. Our session will last until noon when we break for a lunch in town. The rest of the day will consist of lounging and trips around town led by one of your hosts. These trips in town are designed to familiarize the group with their location in this 1 mile long by 1 mile wide Mexican town.

Day 3 - More great surfing. Today an afternoon trip is planned to Puerto Vallarta for art tours and dinner.

Days 4 - We will take a short 15 minute drive to the next town over named Punta Munta home to a beach with world famous long rolling mellow waves. Endless amounts of fun will fill the day as we surf, snorkel and kayak.

Day 5 - Enjoy surf lessons in the morning, and an afternoon of your choice. Try a jungle hike or mountain bike ride.

Day 6 - Waves in the morning. An optional afternoon fishing trip with a fish taco fiesta for our last night.

Days 7 - Departure Day. Today we have the sad task of saying goodbye. Morning surf session if time allows before drop off at the PV airport.

Travel Information - Mexico Surf Camps

Arrival and Departure Airport: Arrival / departure airport: Ordaz International Airport in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (PVR).
 
Drop off / arrival information: We will be waiting for you after you pass immigration with a sign reading `All Star Adventures`. Please make sure your flight arrives between 9am and 6pm on the first day of your session. 

End of trip return / pick up information: We will shuttle you to the airport in time for your flight on the last day of your session. Please schedule your flight to depart between 9am and 6pm 

Flights: We do not sell flights or insurance to our clients. But, often our travel agent will have great deals… so feel free to check with us first.  For other recommendations click here

CONDITIONS OF TRAVEL

Travel Insurance: Travel insurance, including emergency evacuation coverage, is required for all our trips. We ask you not to attend our trips without first purchasing travel insurance coverage. We recommend that you purchase a policy that includes a cancellation protection so that you will be covered in the occurrence that you are unable to attend a trip (due to injury, illness or other unforeseen circumstances) or in the unlikely event that a trip must be cancelled. We do not provide travel insurance for our clients. Please contact your local travel agent to purchase travel insurance.  You may also click here to view recommended web sites for insurance.

Passports & Visas: A valid passport is required (with a minimum of 6 months validity). Citizens of some countries will also require a visa. To learn more about visa and entry requirements for New Zealand, please visit the Mexican Embassy website at: http://portal.sre.gob.mx/usa/index.php?Itemid=1  or consult your local travel agent. Please note that it is your responsibility to ensure that you have the correct travel documentation.

Age: Ages 12 and up are welcome on our trips (younger exceptions with parents or other relatives traveling). The majority of our clients are between the ages of 12 and 45, but we also have many clients who are older and younger than this.  You, as a parent or guardian, will be required to complete a travel letter and have it notarized for youth under 18 traveling with us. Groups are seperated by age. For example: young teens 12-14, older teens 15-17; adults 18 - 24, adults 25+.  

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Health requirements: necessary vaccinations and physicians’ clearance are required before joining us for a trip.  Please carefully review the health information section of the following webpage for up-to-date health information, including information on the quality of medical care, the availability of medications and the necessity for vaccinations in Mexico: U.S. Department of State Consular Information Sheet: Mexico. You are responsible for ensuring that you receive any necessary vaccinations before embarking on your trip with us. 

Fitness requirements: The majority of our trips are open to people who are beginners in our primary sports. You should be at a sensible level of fitness before attending one of our trips. You should also enjoy physical activity and the outdoors. During our trips you will be able to rest if you find that you are over-exerting yourself. You should make certain that you are in sound shape to enjoy your trip to the fullest.

Safety & Security: To maximize your safety during our tours you should exercise common sense and caution at all times. We recommend that you always stick to set travel arrangements, and avoid unknown areas. We also recommend that you wear minimal jewelry and that you keep valuable items safely stored. Always keep a copy of your passport, airline tickets, traveler’s checks and credit card numbers separate from where you keep the originals. For information on safety and security in Mexico, please review the safety and security section of the following webpage:http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_970.html#security

WHAT TO TAKE

 The following is a suggested what to bring list:

Clothing & Equipment
» surfboard & leash (we can provide these if you don’t have your own) 
» rash guard (you can buy one from any surf retailer)
» toiletries 
» money belt
» sunscreen & sunglasses
» swimsuit, beach towel 
» first-aid kit (should contain lip balm, aspirin, band aids, extra prescription drugs you might be taking)
» casual summer clothing
» your sense of adventure

Documents & Money
» passport (with photocopies)
» travel insurance (with photocopies)
» airline tickets (with photocopies)
» Credit and/or debit card and/or travelers cheques and/or cash
» Any entry visas or vaccination certificates required

Spending Money
» Meals - All breakfasts are provided. For lunch and dinner, you should budget 5-10 USD per meal.
» Other expenses - apart from meals, there are no necessary additional expenses for this trip, but you might like spending money for souvenir shopping, nightlife and internet cafés. 
» – Tipping is not required but a small tips on meals are appreciated in Mexico

USEFUL LINKS

Country Information: For additional information about traveling in Mexico check out http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_970.html 

Currency Exchange: For the latest currency exchange information check out http://finance.yahoo.com/currency

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