sanpamcho-lunarumbahomeMarch 2014 ● Luna Rumba at the Golf Course Friday NightLas Huertas Golf Club, San Pancho. Sunset Dinner Concert with Luna Rumba. Seating is limited so reservations are required. Admission price is 100 pesos. Email reservation requests to Read more by

sanpancho-zumbahomeFebruary 2014 ● Zumba en San PanchoIt was so much fun to go to Zumba in San Pancho after being away for almost a year! Esther’s Zumba class in San Pancho (San Francisco, Nayarit) was where I first became hooked on Zumba. I wrote about discovering Zumba in San Pancho in my first “Zumba Mexico!” blog post. Read more by

sanpancho-placehomeFebruary 2014 ● Two Events at Escuela del MundoSan Pancho is a place with many opportunities for young children and families – especially opportunities for education and building skills. In our town, you’ll find public schools from kindergarten through middle school, an amazing community center for after school programs but, also for the past 8 years, a small cooperative parent-run school has been a second home to many families. Read more by

sanpancho-jazzhomeFebruary 2014 ● Banderas Bay Jazz AllStarsYou are invited to come to this event next Wednesday at Las Huertas! The Banderas Bay Jazz Allstars will perform at this benefit for the work being done by arts and cultural groups in San Pancho (including EntreAmigos, Colectivo San Pancho, Bodega Teatro and Allianza Jaguar). Read more by

sayulita-homeJanuary 2014 ● Festival SayulitaThe first annual Festival Sayulita, presented by, is a unique gathering for all lovers of Mexico, film, tequila, food, music and surf to be held Jan 16-19th in the idyllic coastal town of Sayulita, Nayarit. Sayulita provides a scenic, bohemian background perfect for this international festival. Read more

teather-homeJanuary 2014 ● Support the new San Pancho Theater“Judy…here at last! ” is a one-woman show about the legendary Judy Garland. This intimate play may be shocking, yet funny and sometimes sad. C&D Productions (Bucerias-based artists) bring live theater to our community as a benefit for San Pancho’s newest cultural project – La Bodega Teatro San Pancho. Read more

sanpancho-turtlehomeDecember 2013 ● A Lifetime Experience Today I witnessed a very magical, once in a lifetime experience. I was walking along the totally deserted north end of the beach in San Pancho around 2pm and was suddenly aware of a noise. As I turned to look back I realized that I had just walked past a nesting Ridley Sea Turtle. She seemed huge! Read more

sanpancho-greenhomeDecember 2013 ● New Organic Farm ib San PanchoAs you all know, the jungle girl loves her greens and veggies. With this in mind, I’m thrilled to introduce you to Britta Jankay and her new organic farm in San Pancho, “Ranchito Del Mar”. When I visited Britta’s fantastic ranchito last week I felt like a kid in a candy store! The garden is heaven (see photos attached). Beautiful rows of organic veggies are ready and waiting for your holiday feasts. Read more by Tamara Jacobi

jal-surfing-homeAugust 2013 ● San Pancho Surfing – We heard there was a surfing competition happening in San Francisco, or San Pancho, on August 3-4. We waited until Sunday morning to go with our pack of dogs… three to be exact. It was a beautiful day, there was sun but also a breeze, and we knew that the surfing would be fun to watch… and the dogs would be able to have some running time on the beach. Read more by Ellaine Spivak

sanpanchobird-homeAugust 2013 ● Bird conservation efforts are being made at Nayarit coast region! – With over 300 species of migratory and resident bird species, the Nayarit coast is perhaps one of the world´s most bird-diverse areas; such diversity of birdlife represents aninvaluable heritage that has captivated the eye of birdwatchers for decades. Read more

tamaraprev_homeMay 2013 ● Sports Injury?… Eating for Prevention and Healing You’ve been training for months, maybe even years, for the big race day. Yet, a quick snap, crackle or pop and it’s game over. Instead of heading to the starting line you’re sitting on the couch. Read more by Tamara Jacobi

sanpanchobird_homeMay 2013 ● San Pancho Bird Observatory NewsletterSPBO feels lucky to join forces with the Birding Chacala group. Volunteers from each group unite to provid experience to children in Chacala schools fostering knowledge and identification of resident and migrant bird species in their area. Read more by San Pancho Bird Observatory

tamara_homeMay 2013 ● Coconut Water For Hydration?What is all the coconut water hype about? This “miraculous” hydration drink has exploded in popularity in the last few years.  You’ve probably seen it at yoga studios, gyms and even at grocery store checkout lines. Coconut water companies claim that coconut water is the BEST, all natural way to hydrate. Read more by Tamara Jacobi

tamari_homeMarch 2013 ● Healthy ChangeMy mother often reminds me that, “the only permanent thing in life is change”. Though it’s not always what I want to hear, I know she’s right!  Life is a roller-coaster of challenge, opportunity, learning and adaptation. Unfortunately, many people struggle with the idea of change, afraid of leaving their comfort zone.  Read more by Tamara Jacobi

entreamigos_homeMarch 2013 ● 5th Annual Children’s Art FestivalThe Fifth Annual Children’s Art Festival and Auction will be held in San Pancho on Saturday, March 2nd at 6 p.m. This year, the focus is on object art, created by children and well-known artists from the region and the world. Complete calendar of events. Read more

tamara_balance_homeFebruary 2013 ● Ready to Find The Balance?4 Tips For Finding Balance. You may have noticed that when life gets hectic, you’re often thrown way off balance. Your stress levels rise, you start making poor food choices and things begin to spiral out of control. Read more by Tamara Jacobi

panchofestival_homeFebruary 203 ● San Pancho Music FestivalThe 13th annual San Pancho Music Festival for 2013 will be held Friday through Sunday, 02/22 through 02/24/2013 in San Francisco, Nayarit, Mexico. And, as always, because of the gracious contributions of the performing artists, there is no charge to the public. Read more

tamara_homeFebruary 203 ● Swinging from Trees –  Life in the jungle is always an adventure! Here at the Tailwind Jungle Lodge we host a variety of wonderfully unique guests. People from all over the world join us in celebrating the beauty and magic of this natural place. This week we had some particularly special guests in the jungle. Read more by Tamara Jacobi

tamari_homeJanuary 203 ●Tiny Seeds=Big NutritionHave you tried chia seeds yet? Though chia seeds are fairly new to the nutritional scene, chia seeds are not a new food. The Aztecs and Mayans have used these little guys as a staple food source for hundreds of years. Read more by Tamara Jacobi

entreamigos_homeJanuary 203 ● Entreamigos Entreamigos is so busy these days! The second block of children workshops started this Monday January 14th and there are so many cool things happening in the building that we don´t really know where to start in describing them all… Read more

tamara_homeJanuary 203 ● Could You Eat What You Are Putting On Your Skin? – What did you put on your skin today? Moisturizer, sunscreen, make up, all of the above? Many of us are aware of the need to take care of our skin; doing our best to prevent wrinkles, prevent aging and keep our skin hydrated, etc.  But did you know that you shouldn’t put anything on your skin that you wouldn’t put in your mouth? Read Article by Tamara Jacobi

birdsanpancho_home1December 2012 ● How can we help birds and bird habitats in San Pancho?In order to make both locals and visitors aware of the amazing bird (and biological) diversity we have in and around our village, the San Pancho Bird Observatory is promoting the project “Informative Signs for Birding Trails in San Pancho” which consists placing fully-bilingual signs printed on vinyl, in full color on both sides and mounted on wooden frame. Read News

December 2012 ● Kayaking BlissI admit it . . . there aren’t many moments in my busy life where I’m content to sit still. That is, of course, until you seat me in a sea kayak and give me a push out into the big blue ocean. There’s just something about the rhythm of paddling and the novelty of viewing the coastline from an offshore perspective that quiets my mind and heightens my awareness of natural beauty-the sound of the waves. Read Article

December 2012 ● Jaltemba BayWhale Watching Season Start December 3rdRiviera Nayarit attracts hundreds of Humpback Whales along the entire coast of Mexico’s Pacific Treasure every year, including Jaltemba Bay. The annual whale migration from the cold waters of Alaska brings them as far down as the coasts of Riviera Nayarit. Read Article

tamara_homeDecember 2012 ● Tropical Pleasures Coconut and PineapplesHave you noticed San Pancho’s colorful new fruit stands? Located on the highway just north of the entrance to town, San Pancho now has it’s very own collection of authentic Mexican fruit stands: cold coconuts, dangling pineapples and oh yes, lots and lots of sweet treats! Read Article by Tamara Jacobi.


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