"Start your Adventure at the Tailwind Jungle Lodge"

Sea Kayaking

Kayaking is the best way to explore this spectacular coastline. Our kayaking tours are perfect for paddlers of all fitness levels and ages. Surround yourself with colorful sea life and view the coastline from a delightful new perspective. Sea kayaking tour includes a secluded beach, an intimate cove (great for swimming!) and miles of wild Pacific coastline waiting for you to discover. Sea kayaking excursions launch out of the town of Los Ayala (20 min. drive north of San Pancho).

See photos of sea kayaking here, and be sure to check out this little video of the secret beach that we paddle to! Tropical bliss. You don't want to miss this unique natural paradise.

Rates: 2 people $60/person, 3 -5 people $50/person, 6+ people $45/person. Additional fee if transportation is needed. Please contact us for more information. Advance reservations required.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Are you ready for a taste of walking on water? Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. It's time to find out why! Looking for a mellow SUP experience? Stick to the flat water. Ready for more action and adrenaline? Try SUP surfing a few waves! Whatever your choice, SUP is a wonderful experience that offers a bit of exercise and a fun way to frolic in the ocean. Join us and discover what this new sport is all about.

Rates: $60/person includes board and instruction.


Yoga in the jungle is bliss. Gaze up at the palms, listen to the sound of the waves, breathe deeply and reconnect with your body in this unique natural place. At the Tailwind Jungle Lodge we offer:

Visit our yoga photo gallery for a glimpse of jungle yoga and be sure to check out our variety of excellent yoga instructors. Yoga styles include yoga for athletes, hatha flow, restorative, vinyasa, yoga nidra and more. Yoga classes must be reserved in advance.

Looking to host a yoga retreat? This is the place! Read more here.

Interested in joining a yoga retreat? Check out our retreat schedule.

Hiking & Beach Access

Ready to explore? Take a hike to the beach! This pristine beach is only accessible by foot or by water. Follow a meandering jungle trail approx. 15 - 20 minutes to access to the beach. The hike is worth it! This secluded beach will take your breath away and also offers a special kind of clay/mud (bentonite) that is great for the skin, a natural spa! Good walking footwear is recommend for this hike.

Want more? Hike a 5 mile loop trail that takes you along spectacular jungle ridges, past an orchid plantation, through groves of mango and avocado trees. Gaze up at giant strangler fig trees, check out the wildlife and savor breath-taking vistas! Hiking maps are available to all guests of the Tailwind Jungle Lodge.


Surfs up! This coastline offers a variety of surf breaks that are great for all levels of surfer, including beginners! Waves of all sizes can always be found. Surfing lessons (either group of private) with excellent instructors can easily be arranged. Hit the waves and then retreat to the jungle!

Rates: $45 - $65/person depending on group size and surf break location.

Holistic Health Services

Are you looking to lose a few pounds? Ready to feel your best? Look your best? Quality nutrition is essential! The "Jungle Girl", Tamara Jacobi, certified holistic nutrition coach, offers customized nutrition programs as well as workshops and retreats at the Tailwind Jungle Lodge. Tamara specializes in quality nutrition for anyone looking to be fit, lean, healthy and balanced. Make your visit to the jungle an opportunity to discover a new level of health. Visit www.junglegirlhealth.com for more info on holistic nutrition in the jungle. Health coaching services are also available via skype!


What better way to treat yourself than with a relaxing massage? Massages in the jungle will help you ease right into your tropical vacation and melt away all the stress. We have a variety of different types of massage available here including: relaxation, deep tissue, thai massage and more. Please inquire!

Rates: Massage starts at $60 USD/hour. Reservations must be made in advance.

Other Activities in the Area:

  • Yoga, massage, reflexology, strengthen/toning classes, and more! (inquire)
  • Bird Watching Tours
  • Visit Entreamigos (San Pancho community center)
  • Beach side restaurants in San Pancho (great for sunset & margaritas)
  • Visit art galleries/gift shops in San Pancho & Sayulita
  • Watch a polo game (Saturday afternoons)
  • Explore local beaches (please inquire for directions)
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Horseback riding
  • Sailing, (Anclote or La Cruz de Huanacaxtle)
  • Zip-lining (Sayulita or Puerto Vallarta)
  • Sayulita farmer's market (Friday 10 am - 1 pm)
  • Sayulita giant margaritas (ask about the fishbowls!)
  • La Peñita Market, Thursday only (9 am - 1:30 pm)
  • Visit the petroglyphs, Alta Vista
  • Check out the hot Springs, Cuata
  • Tour Puerto Vallarta Malecon (boardwalk) and Zona Romantica
  • Botanical Gardens (south of Puerto Vallarta)
  • Visit the town of Yelapa (1 hour drive, 30 min. boat ride)
  • Visit San Blas (3 hours drive north)