San Pancho Living

Things to Do in San Pancho: 2 Hours or Less

Doing nothing is highly respected at Casa Mar Azul (we are masters at it!). Yet we encourage you to explore this magical pueblo and meet some of the wonderful people. Here are a collection of things to do that leave plenty of time for an afternoon siesta.

Things to do_visit Entreamigos

Entreamigos translates to “among friends.” You are welcome to explore, shop, eat—and volunteer!

Tour Entreamigos, San Pancho’s beloved community center, gallery, boutique, bilingual library, language school, sports center, cafe, recycling center and thrift store.

Even the Dalai Lami was inspired to honor its founder and executive director Nicole Swedlow as an Unsung Hero of Compassion in 2014. Don’t miss this!

Located at Av. Tercer Mundo #12 (across from fabulous restaurant Mexotik). Open weekdays 10-6, Saturday 10-2.

Things to do_When you choose our Concierge Service, we arrange for pampering services to come to you

When you choose our Concierge Service, we can arrange for pampering services to come to you

Get a massage at home or at a spa. Angelical Spa offers holistic massage, deep tissue, neck-back-shoulders, shiatsu, Mayan, Asian, hot stones, reflexology, sport massage, Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage and more.

Visit Angelica Spa Facebook page, email angelicalspa@gmail.com, call 311-258-5059 or 333-555-7144.

Located at Calle America Latina #20.

Body work professional Rami Kouhana also offers holistic massages and treatments, including deep tissue, Swedish and sports massages, trigger point therapy, Zentherapy, structural integration rolfing, Thai massage, and other body work.

Email him at rkouhana@gmail.com, phone 322-109-1797.

Studio located on Calle Nicaragua; home appointments available.

Ebullient Eva Valenzuela of Eva's Tacos teaches cooking classes on Wednesdays

Ebullient Eva Valenzuela of Eva’s Tacos teaches cooking classes on Wednesdays. Laura Hobbs photo

Cooking class with Eva Valenzuela of Eva’s Tacos at Calle Asia #70. Learn how to make regional dishes from a delightful pro—then eat them!

Wednesdays, 10-12 with lunch.

Phone 311-258-4533, cell 322-132-7509.

You might spot a Military Macaw during a sunset birding tour with Birding San Pancho

You might spot a Military Macaw during a sunset birding tour with Birding San Pancho

Sunset birding ecotour with Birding San Pancho. A bilingual guide provides binoculars and leads groups of 2 to 9 people to spot tropical birds in their late afternoon habitats. The tour runs approximately 2.5 hours.

Book through their website www.BirdingSanPancho.net.

Yoga class with Yoga San Pancho and El Estar. Both offer a variety of classes and workshops.

Yoga San Pancho, email MBBoton@msn.com, phone 322-108-7182.

Located on Calle Mexico #4.

El Estar, email info@el-estar.org, call 311-258 4256.

Location is the purple house at Calle Egipto and America Latina.

Gain strength, sculpt muscles and gain flexibility with pilates classes

Gain strength, sculpt muscles and gain flexibility with pilates classes at Pilates Paikea

Pilates class with Pilates Paikea on Calle Mexico next to La Ola Rica restaurant.

Email PilatesPaikea@gmail.com, call (322) 132-2388,

San Pancho’s weekly market, Mercado San Pancho, is every Tuesday, November-April, from 9:30 to 2:00 in Plaza del Sol (the main square at Cuba & Mexico streets). Vendors and artists sell crafts, jewelry, textiles, local produce, food (eat there or take home), clothing, hats and more. Live music too!

Cheer turtle hatchlings as they scramble to the ocean (seasonal). They’re released just before sunset on the beach at the end of Av. Tercer Mundo

Cheer turtle hatchlings as they scramble to the ocean (seasonal). Grupo Ecológico releases them just before sunset on the beach at the end of Av. Tercer Mundo

Of course, there are many things to do in San Pancho at your leisure:

  • Enjoy the beach
  • Explore neighborhoods
  • Shoot photos
  • Shop
  • Try different restaurants
  • Practice your Spanish, no matter how basic (it is appreciated!)
  • Surf
  • Join others on the beach at the end of Av. Tercer Mundo to watch the sunset
  • Watch the turtle hatchling release

Ready for more ambitious adventures? Go to Things to Do in San Pancho: Half Day

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