San Pancho Catering El Paellero & A Taste of Spain

San Pancho Catering Service El Paellero Celebrates Spain
Flamenco? Tapas? Paella?

San Pancho Escuela del Mundo to Host Night of Flamenco, Tapas, & Paella

Watch out, San Pancho, Spain is coming to pay a visit with San Pancho catering El Paellero and the parents creating delicious tapas and all are serving up a delicious menu on the Riviera Nayarit! Flamenco?  Check! Sangria? Check! Paella? Check! Mark your calendar for a evening to remember in San Pancho, Mexico! On February 4, 2013 at 6:00pm, the San Pancho school Escuela del Mundo will be hosting it’s annual fundraiser, and this year the theme will be decidedly Spanish.  The event will take place at the location of La Playa restaurant, on the San Pancho beach.

You’ll open your ears to the strumming of Spanish guitar music and you’ll open your eyes to the flowing skirts, tapping heels, and elegant flourish of Flamenco style dancing.  Grupo Alegría, flamenco performers from Spain via Guadalajara, will be entertaining throughout the night with dancing on the San Pancho beach.

Your taste buds will be delighted as San Pancho catering service El Paellero brings the paella and parents are making a variety of tapas!  Paella is an classic old world recipe not to be confused with the tortillas used to wrap tacos here in Mexico.  Tortilla española is also known as “Spanish Omelette” and is typically made as a thick egg and potato dish fried in olive oil.

The culinary highlight of the San Pancho community event will be enormous pans of “Mar y Tierra” paella served by El Paellero catering.  El Paellero catering service provides paella group meals to Sayulita, the Riviera Nayarit, and also covers San Pancho catering events.

El Paellero San Pancho catering plans to pull out “El Paelleononon,” (aka  “One Darn Big Paella Pan”) to serve well over one hundred supporters of Escuela del Mundo. Fresh local catch-of-the-day fish, delectable San Blas prawns, and calamari will share space in the paella with chicken, chorizo, veggies and saffron infused rice. the students parents are making and bringing all kinds of delicious tapas for this special event. Everyone is in on the cooking, so come hungry!!

Tickets for the event are $300 pesos each, (additional donations gladly accepted!) and will raise money for Escuela del Mundo, San Pancho’s Montessori school.  The admission includes tapas, paella dinner, the flamenco show, plus one sangria or other beverage.  Reserve a seat now by calling 311-258-4441, or use PayPal to make payment directly to for will-call reservations.  Parents will also have paper tickets for sale, so ask around!

Escuela del Mundo educates Mexican and ex-pat students from age 3 to 12 (pre-K to grade 6) and draws from the San Francisco (San Pancho) area, including Sayulita to Lo de Marcos and beyond.  Escuela del Mundo’s non-profit parent cooperative-run kindergarten and elementary school in San Pancho is committed to an interdisciplinary, holistic approach to learning using the Montessori Method.  Instruction is in Spanish and includes alternative studies such as yoga, meditation, music, environmentalism and the arts.

If you are traveling to the Riviera Nayarit area for an extended stay with young kids in tow, it’s interesting to note that Escuela del Mundo will accept students for a minimum term of at least one month.  Consider enrolling in Escuela del Mundo!

For more information on Escuela del Mundo, refer to the school’s website at, and watch this lovely video on YouTube by Sayulita’s The Mango Tree Project:

Whether you have kids or not, please come out for a terrific evening, colorful entertainment, and a unique and delicious dining experience.  To find La Playa restaurant, take San Pancho’s main street all the way from the highway, through town, to the end of the line as the street meets the beach.  Listen for flamenco, sniff for saffron, and you’ll be there.  ¡Ole!

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Blessings for a San Pancho Holiday in Mexico

Happy Holidays for San Pancho Mexico

San Pancho, known as the cultural center of the Riviera Nayarit in Mexico is a great place for a vacation winter or the beautiful spring time!  San Pancho beaches are fantastic, and the Christmas holidays are perfect for this fun town as there are fun shops and restaurants with live music for the holidays, and affordable rentals!

Everyone at the RivieraNayaritFun Regional Network and would like to thank our sponsors, and all of the folks that find our sponsors via our articles and here on the allSanPancho site.
Blessings from our family to yours. Sponsors & Community News & San Pancho Calendar

Refugio de Sol Bed & Breakfast & Hostel           The Blue Pig BBQ & Blues

*Maria’s Restaurant and Bar                Maxieventos Dorris Wedding & Party Planner

Living in Joy                Ancient Art of Well Being Retreat                 Manifest Your Dreams

LightStyle Photography

Happy Holidays San Pancho Community! Many Blessings of Love!!

Visit San Pancho for a great Mexico vacation on the Riviera Nayarit in Mexico!

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San Pancho Community Holiday News Riviera Nayarit Mexico

San Pancho Community Holiday Events

The San Pancho community holiday events are upon us as it is almost January! San Pancho, located on the beautiful Riviera Nayarit in Mexico, where the jungle meets the ocean is a small town filled with art, music, good food, clean beaches and a loving community that takes care of each other.  What a busy holiday season, with the ending of the Mayan Calendar Meditations, yoga, gong baths and other uplifting energetic gatherings going on all over the Riviera Nayarit from the 12th to the 21st.
Christmas and New Year’s coming our way with lots of dinners and music, dancing the night away! Whew! There is so much excitement and fun activities happening this month! Check out the San Pancho community shops, like the Huichol shop and the kite shop next door with really fun items and gifts! Look at the allSanPancho community calendar, and thanks for visiting the website. Happy Holidays to all from the crew at RivieraNayairtFun Regional Network and!

Lets Take a Look at Our Sponsors!

San Pancho Rentals Hostel Sol Refuge

Our Grand Opening is on Friday 21 December 2012! We have expanded our horizons and have added a hostel to our Bed and Breakfast.San Pancho Rental.  We focus all our efforts on achieving the San Pancho rental Refuge Hostel Sol and San Pancho when visiting our beautiful San Pancho community. This is why we are the new relaxed and economical alternative option San Pancho rental where you can rest on your visit.
San Pancho Rentals Refuge Inn Sol are available to guests with everything you need to make the most of your holiday and San Pancho vacation.  We include in our rates toys like, Stand Up Surf boards, buggies , Surf Boards, Bikes, umbrellas etc. all this for free just by contacting us online!  and mention this ad!
Living in San Pancho is our big life experience and we want to share with our guests, ensuring a deep respect for a healthy lifestyle and consents to the community of San Pancho. Surely you’re visiting the community of San Pancho as you have heard something about this little Riviera Nayarit beach town destination that has everything!

We use this medium to invite the entire community of San Pancho to visit and see the new option for affordable rentals.  Effective December 21, the San Pancho rental  Refuge Hostel opens their doors to the world!
We thank the RivieraNayaritFun Regional Netowork and  for their excellent work and dedication to San Pancho community!

Yoga Meditation, Healing and Manifesting Your Dreams
With all of the hustle and bustle of life, its important to take the time for yourself. Keeping yourself balanced will help to lower your stress levels, maintain your weight and health, and create your dreams instead of living your nightmares!

Ancient Art of Well Being Retreat
Beautifully transforming oneself through an art of core strengthening, gentle stretching, breath work along with positive guided meditation centered around mindfulness of gratitude. Discover a weekly Well Being Yoga Retreat in your private home in San Pancho for your personal Meditation Yoga Retreat. There are also other locations available. Yoga movement that gently flows like the wind helps you to retain your youthfulness & sexiness,stay attractive & sensual, vibrant, energetic, calm, clear, centered, with more peace of mind, contentment, weight loss, boost self esteem, stronger core, vitality, feel better, and look better. Begin where you are.

Living In Joy
Kathleen Blue lives in San Pancho and is a Energy Medicine Healer. She lives in each and every moment in the energy of Joy and Love. She is certified in Access Consciousness, and is also is a Certified Bars Instructor and facilitator. She is also Certified in Reconnective Healing work, a very powerful energy healing modality.

Kathy enjoys helping others clearing their emotional triggers so they can create more joy into their lives. Release your emotional triggers that keep you stuck in your drama! What are you waiting for?

Manifesting Your Dreams
How would you like to be in the right place at the right time every time manifesting whatever you want whenever you want? Who wouldn’t? If you would like to know how to do this then join Neil Goldhar as he will explain his “Triad of Empowerment” model. This model will show you the 3 secrets to creating your dream reality. It can be a struggle sometimes to fight against our thoughts of unworthiness and not deserving of what we want.
Neil will teach a method to overcome these thoughts that kept us trapped from experiencing greatness only. These seminars are interactive, uplifting and empowering. Seminars can be done in a large group, or a small group in your own home.

Maxieventos Doris Holiday Party Planner
Are you ready for your Christmas Party? Doris, a professional party and wedding planner/setup and is devoted to her clients, with a superior eye for detail, organization and all over event coordinating and organization.
“We design, setup and coordinate weddings and parties for all occasions. We also rent out furniture to hundreds of customers each year. For us to improve every day is not a necessity but perhaps a virtue.

We feel we reflect our path of events that we have organized around the Riviera Nayarit area, creating a total and complete satisfaction for our customers. “
Because it will  “Be your Best Party”.

The San Pancho Community Holiday Restaurant Specials

Maria’s Restaurant and Bar
A favorite locals San Pancho restaurant, Maria’s Restaurant & Bar is locally owned and operated by Maria Garcia, and her husband Andres. Chef Andres cooks with love and enjoys creating delicious cuisine, and manages the kitchen, and Maria takes care of the restaurant and bar. Maria’s Restaurant & Bar has outdoor seating, as well as a lovely ambiance indoors, and live music along with plenty of room for parties and celebrations of all kinds!  Every Friday Alfredo and Zoe perform their live music magic from 7-9pm.

Join them this holiday season for a special Christmas dinner with guitarist Osvaldo, from 7-930pm. Maria’s is a locals favorite, so you may want to make your reservations soon! Stay tuned for their menu’s for Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations!


La Patrona Polo Club
Live Music and Dancing
On December 14th come and enjoy a night of music and dancing with Cuban Band Coco Ache

Special Menu/ Equestrian Show
$350 Pesos minimum consumption price per person

On December 14th come and enjoy a night of music and dancing with Cuban Band Coco Ache
Special Menu/ Equestrian Show
$350 Pesos minimum consumption price per person

Christmas Polo Cup!
Make reservations now!

The only thing better than 1 Margarita is Two !
House Margaritas, Mojitos, Limonada y Cerveza de Barril: Clara y Oscura

Come and enjoy our fine Mexican Cuisine, Polo Matches, Equestrian Shows, Spanish Dressage or call 311.258.4378

The Blue Pig BBQ and Blues
The Blue Pig BBQ and Blues creates a unique BBQ Sauce from a family recipe that gets your tastes buds tingling with a rich smokey flavor that keeps you coming back for more! With a choices like BBQ Ribs, Half Chicken plates, or if you have a big appetite, The Big Pig, or try the Delilah’s Delight which is enough for 3-4 people! Also serving a variety of sandwiches and Burgers…like the famous RazorBack Burger, 1/2 pounder with cheddar and blue cheese, bacon and two sides of your choice, like carrot or potato salad or a San Pancho Dip! A full bar is available as well as fresh brewed coffee and teas. The Blue Pig and Blues is perfect for birthday parties and other celebrations as well as catering any event!

As most of you know, one of EntreAmigos most important commitments is to care for the people of San Pancho community in ways that support education, build opportunities and empower them towards a better future.  And what better time thanPhoto: Entreamigos´Spanish School invites you to our 3rd cultural event:"Christmas in Mexico", this thursday 20th at 6PM.Learn all about the mexican way of celebrating christmas. Share with us all the warm and colorful traditions that surround the holiday season and find out the true meaning they have for people in Mexico. the holiday season to share all the blessings we have with those around us who truly need it.
We present you with a great opportunity to give a meaningful gift to your loved ones and make a difference for San Pancho families.

It is pretty easy, choose a beautiful, handmade glass ornament for your loved one, then choose to donate a gift in their honor for the people of San Pancho: A new book for the library $15usd, a holiday food basket $25usd, a backpack and school supplies for a year $75usd, a family care package $125usd, a youth empowerment gift $250usd, or a gift of a full scholarship for $600usd.
*Gifts and donations received BEFORE DECEMBER 15th can be sent to the U.S. or Canada. Remember Entreamigos is a US 501c3 organization. All your donations are tax deductible.

There are many December activities at EntreAmigos, please visit the allSanPancho Community Calendar for more information on the upcoming events.

ORCHID FARM TOUR $300p, Thursday, Thursday 20th 3:00pm (3-4hours)
SAN PANCHO COMMUNITY BIRD WATCHING $300pSaturday, December 29th 7am (3-4hrs)

Look at their facebook page here!
We Thank you and the San Pancho community for your support!

Sinergiarte Art Exhibit

The evening will begin with a visual art exhibit by Colectivo San Pancho artists, live music (varying each night) and culminates with a theatrical performance “Dedalo de espejos (Labyrinth of Mirrors ) by Ariel Sainz, a final presentation of a year-long project partially funded by a grant from the national arts fund (FONCA).

Doors open at 7pm (exhibit, music and food) followed by theater show at 8:30pm. No cover.

Save the date! Thank you for supporting the arts and our unique creative community!




Birding San Pancho

How can we help birds and bird habitats in San Pancho?
The principle of conservation is:
“We Conserve what we Love, we Love what we Know and we Know what is Shown to us”.
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.
The signs will be placed at key public routes for bird watching in San Pancho. These signs will have the latest telecom technology by displaying “zebra codes” which will refer users to websites with maps, sponser pages and check-lists.
The aims of this project are:
1) Promoting San Pancho as a birdwatching-friendly destination, while
2) Enhancing economic development through the promotion of businesses, organizations and individua
ls who support this initiative and 3) Inspire locals and visitors on the local birds and habitat which will support the conservation of birds and their habitats through the increased knowledge of biodiversity in San Pancho.
This project already has the support of some local businesses, individuals and organizations as well as regional, national and international academic and governmental institutions supportive of bird conservation.  Birds and their habitats need YOUR help!

To learn more visit SPBO´s website

Luis Morales
Observatorio de Aves de San Pancho/ San Pancho Bird Observatory
Mobile: (52-1) 322 – 139 7242
Contacto con Luis Morales en:

Enjoy the San Pancho Community Holiday events on your Riviera Nayarit vacation,
relocate to Mexico for Life!


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San Pancho Community Health, Healing & Alternative Medicine, Mexico

San Pancho Community Health & Alternative Healing
on the Riviera Nayarit

The San Pancho community, (San Francisco, Nayarit) located on the Riviera Nayarit in Mexico, offers several great San Pancho community Health and Healing Alternative Healing therapists that are ready this season to help your move through the shifts and changes that happen in our lives. Whether it be a Yoga Meditation Retreat, Energy Healing or learning how you can manifest and create what you want in your life, these San Pancho Community Health therapists can help!

Click on the colored links, as they all lead to more information and you may also want to check out  the RivieraNayaritFun Photo Galleries!

San Pancho Community Health
Can I tempt you in a San Pancho community health yoga meditation class? Perhaps an Energy Medicine Healing session, clearing away emotional trauma and old thought patterns. Or, how about something more formal like some San Pancho community health coaching? Do you dare to dream big? Be a participant in a Manifesting Your Dreams seminar.

The San Pancho community health and healing alternatives are alive and well!  We have an Energy Medicine Healer, Kathy Blue, who lives in joy and love.

Living in Joy
Kathy is a certified Bars instructor and facilitator, certified in Access Consciousness, certified in Reconnective Healing work and loves to help people stay in joy and love by healing their emotional triggers. She is truly a joy in life, and and help you to create joy in your life as well!

Another delight in our San Pancho community health and healing circle, Neil Goldhar, hasmanifestyourdreams_gold a winning smile and loves to help people realize their dreams. Neil Goldhar has learned to overcome the negative small talk we face on a daily basis and can help others to do the same with Manifest Your Dreams seminars.  Since the age of 7 he has been taught self empowerment strategies where later he developed a model on manifestation called The Triad of Empowerment. Neil can come to your home for a private seminar and for smaller groups as well!

Creating daily patterns of health and healing is important, and one way to start a new pattern of health is by practicing your yoga and meditation on a daily basis. Discover an Ancient Art of Well Being Retreat. This courseancientartofwellbeing_gold is for everyone! It is not a hard yoga practice, but combines yoga, breath work along with meditation to bring your mental, emotional and physical bodies into balance.
San Pancho community health yoga meditations for a daily practice can beautifully transform oneself through an art of core strengthening, gentle stretching, breath work along with a positive guided meditation centered around mindfulness of gratitude.
The San Pancho community health yoga retreat can even be brought to your doorstep if you are seeking a private setting, or if you have friends that you like to meditate with.

San Pancho community health and alternative healing is quickly becoming recognized by tourists and locals alike. Check out these amazing San Pancho alternative therapists and get on track with your spirituality and health to feel great and live great. If your looking for a Zen type of rental in San Pancho click here! You deserve it!

Discover the San Pancho community health and healing, Relocate to the Riviera Nayarit in Mexico for life!

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New Location for San Pancho Restaurant Maria’s

San Pancho Restaurant Maria’s Celebrates New Location

Maria as moved her San Pancho restaurant, Maria’s Restaurant & Bar for the fourth time on the Riviera Nayarit in Mexico, and you are going to love their new location on the main avenue, along with the new restaurant design!
Of course this San Pancho restaurant has the same terrific food, and with the new space there is plenty of room for parties & celebrations, as well as a nice long breakfast style bar to sit at for the single folks, to come in for a drink, or folks that want to do a little work on the computer, as the WiFi is free and works great.
Click on the links and photos to discover more! Here is a story written by Maria about how this family owned and operated San Pancho restaurant, Maria’s Restaurant & Bar came into being and which is now a locals favorite today.

Maria’s Story
“I moved to Puerto Vallarta to study, when I was 15 years old, and also held a job while I was in school. When I finished school, I worked in a Clothing store for few years, then I found Carlos O’brians, my second job.
I then worked at Hard Rock Cafe for about one  year I working in the store, then was moved to the restaurant area, and that is when the restaurant business came into my life.

Four Seasons was coming to Punta de Mita and I decided to apply and got the job, I worked there for almost 4 years as a waitress and bartender, later I got in love with Le BIistro Jazz Cafe restaurant in Puerto Vallarta.
In my mind, the idea to open a San Pancho restaurant was always there, and one day my sister who has a real state office called me, and she asked me if I l wanted to moved back to my home town, San Pancho, and I told her yes, and that I was ready for a change!
I worked for my sister for only one year, as the San Pancho Restaurant Business Is what I really liked and wanted to do.
I opened the San Pancho restaurant Maria’s Restaurant & Bar in 2005, then Andrès, by boyfriend then, (and who now is my husband), added to my project and we are still here, 7 years later! (photo right)
He worked in several restaurants in Puerto Vallarta, then he went to Seattle area to work and lived there for around 8 years, and he got all the experience he needed! Andres enjoys cooking, and cooks with love, and you can tell that he is doing what he loves especially when you taste the food!
We moved our San Pancho restaurant, Maria’s Restaurant & Bar, 4 times looking for a better location and better rent, but finally we are working our of our own space! Its so exciting for us. Come and visit our new location in San Pancho, Nayarit, Mexico. Its easy to find on Main street, on the right hand side of the street going towards the ocean and the San Pancho malecon. We look forward to meeting you!”

Maria’s Restaurant & Bar has live music every Friday with the band Mango, a duo from La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. These two folks, Alfredo and Zoe are amazing music artists, and will keep you returning every Friday.
The restaurant was packed last Friday, as it was also Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), and it was so much fun! Bob Farmer stopped in with his family after the Dia de los Muertos event down on the malecon, all dressed up!

The amazing and beautiful music was the perfect volume, the Arrachera was so tender, and Ahi Tuna Tartar was amazing. Mix that with tasty margaritas, good friends, meeting new friends,  along with laughing and you are having a good time! San Pancho restaurant Maria’s Restaurant & Bar is a local’s favorite, and are open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. You may want to call for a reservation, or write to them on their contact form!

Discover the San Pancho Restaurant Maria’s Restaurant & Bar, move to the Riviera Nayarit in Mexico for life!

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San Pancho Community Dia de los Muertos Celebrations

San Pancho Community Celebrations of Dia de la Muertos in Mexico

Its that time of year again, and the San Pancho community celebrations for Dia de la Muertos, or Day of the Dead,  starts today, November 1st, and November 2nd in San Pancho on the Riviera Nayarit and all of Mexico,with elaborate altars and costumes as they celebrate and honor their deceased loved ones by celebrating life.
November first is the day that celebrates those who died as children and is called the “Day of the Little Angels” or All Saints Day, and November second is to celebrate the adults, and is also known as All Souls Day.Day of the Dead: photo courtesy Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders

This 3000 year old ritual began in the month of August, which is the 9th month of the Aztec Solar Calendar, and they celebrated for the entire month by honoring the memory of their dead.
Mourning and rejoicing; sadness and and crazy parties in the cemeteries and elaborate alters are all part of this tradition. Mexican families join in reunion  for fiesta in honor of their deceased loved ones.

Mexican Afterlife Beliefs
Some Mexicans in the San Pancho community and all over the world have a different view of the afterlife. They believe you keep your identity when you die, returning for the Dia de los Muertos. They decorate elaborate alters with different skeletons that are painted and dressed up to honor their loved ones, showing that they honored and are not forgotten, as these altars guide the spirits home. People also dress up like Catrina or skeletons as part of the celebration with amazing face makeup and costumes.

This is the reason that you see the Mexican folk art of the skeletons or calacas, which are also sold everywhere all over the Riviera Nayarit and Mexico. These fancy skeletons are made out of everything that you can think of!
They love to make them from chocolate and sugar for the children.
The elements are an important part in an altar, with water, earth and salt. The alters are constructed in layers. On one side of the altar clothing from the deceased is laid out, in the center of the first level a photograph and a path to the earth, and incense and colored paper that symbolize the life and death aspects.
Skulls, candles and marigolds are placed at the altar, along with water, bread, corn and fruit for the offering for the feast along with music and singing. There are often contests for the best altar.

Catrina, the Lady of Death

La Catrina, or also la Flaca, la Huesuda, la Pelona are a fixture throughout the Riviera Nayarit and all of Mexico. You will these skeletons everywhere dressed up in many different elaborate costumes.

Catrinas make beautiful collectors items, or a wonderful piece of Mexican Folk Art for your home or a terrific gift for a friend.

She is not a fancy model…this lady is la Muerte….and that is a lady of death!


Here are some events going on in San Pancho this year.

Celebrate on the Riviera Nayarit Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the  Dead) with the San Pancho Community with  Restaurant Row San Pancho, highlighting the San Pancho restaurants. This Friday, November 2ndLively colors abound when celebrating the Day of the Dead., the party on the playa starts at 7pm ending at  11pm, and we will be having  a sunset torch lighting, along with a Ballet Folkrico at the San Pancho Malecon, where Main street meets the sea. Dress up in a traditional Costume, Calavera or Catrina and get a free Tequila.

There are 12 participating San Pancho Restaurants, and that is where you will find some of the best BBQ around with The Blue Pig BBQ and Blues, who just opened their doors for the season with live music, a full bar and great BBQ! Along with Maria’s Restaurant and Bar, who has been a long time favorite San Pancho restaurant of locals and tourists alike. Maria’s Restaurant and Bar are open all year long serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The 12 San Pancho restaurants that are participating will have specials on some tasty food, and there will be live entertainment. Dress up and come and enjoy the live entertainment, recieve a free shot of tequila and eat delicious food to your hearts content. Hope to see you there!

The San Pancho Community Entreamigos has prepared activities to learn everything about the day of the dead. Join us in this unique Mexican celebration of life!
Children art workshop: Papel picado

Tuesday, October 30th, 3PM

Kids will make colorful decorations for our day of the dead ceremony and understand what they represent in the day of the dead altar.
Cooking class: Make your own pan de muertos
Wednesday, October 31st, 2PM

Learn how to make this delicious and ancestral Mexican dessert with Estibaliz at entreamigos kitchen. Children and adults are welcome!
1st Annual Entreamigos Altar Contest

Thursday, November 1st, 12PM

Make your altar with Entreamigos. Be a part of our day of the dead celebration, create your altar and share it with the community… a one in a life time experience!
*All altars will be posted on Entreamigos website and facebook page. Share it with friends and family, the altar that gets more likes will receive a special treat from Entreamigos!
Day of the dead celebration, in loving memory of Richard Lamping
Thursday, November 1st, 8PM

Entreamigos is dedicating this day of the dead celebration to the life of a beloved friend: Richard Lamping. Richard spent more than 20 years living in the community of San Pancho. He knew the name of everyone young and old, foreigner and local to San Pancho.  He was always generous of heart and laughter and could be found walking or riding his bike all over town, joining in or adding to the latest of the local chismes.   He especially loved the kids and was a wonderful friend to all!

See all the altars and share with us some pan de muerto and chocolate at Entreamigos.

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San Pancho Turtles

The San Pancho Community turtle season 2012 is still going strong, and as of right now we have recorded 1,234 nests on San Pancho Beach and Playa Questos.  In fact, there have been more nests laid on the beaches in the past 3 months than were laid for the first nine years of the turtle program combined.  (1991-1999)   While those statistics make us turtle people really, really  happy, they also make us really really TIRED!!  Luckily we have a great group of volunteers who literally work around the clock to make sure everything runs (fairly) smoothly.  Our volunteers this year have come from Australia, Mexico, USA, Canada, Ireland, Chile, Germany  and England. These volunteers pay all their own expenses, work hard in all weather and all hours and most of the time get no recognition for their efforts-but without them the turtle program would not exist,  so if you see our volunteers around town, please show them a little love.  This year with 100% volunteer labor we expanded our box nursery to accommodate 10,000 more eggs and we expanded our beach nursery to accommodate 15,000 more eggs.  Even with those expansions, the box nursery filled to capacity twice and we were forced to use the overflow nursery on the beach.  When the overflow nursery got swamped by waves at the end of August, the box nursery was completely full and we were left with the problem of where to put all the incoming nests.  We could not leave them on the beach because the entire beach was inundated with salt water, and oddly enough, saltwater is lethal to freshly laid turtle eggs.  We were forced to bury the nests high up on the beach, just in front of the houses at the north end.  Those nests are all hatching this week and hatching with great success.  We would like to ask anyone who walks the north end of the beach to please be on the lookout for sea turtle hatchlings making their way to the ocean. If you see a hatching on the sand please pick it up and carry it to the beginning of the moist sand at the water’s edge and let it crawl into the sea on its own.
Hatchings have absolutely no natural defenses and they cannot bite you, sting you or harm you in any way, so they are safe for you to handle. The San Pancho community can call Grupo Ecologico de la Costa Verde any time night or day to report hatchings or adult turtles (or poachers) on the beach and we will send someone right out.
The landline number is 311 258 4100 and the cell number is 322 303 1576.  Thank you for your help!!!
You can follow us on Facebook at SanPanchoTurtles or on our website at

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San Pancho Community Health and Spirituality in Mexico

Spirituality and Community News in San Pancho

Located on the Riviera Nayarit is a beautiful pueblo, and its called San Francisco, or better known as San Pancho Mexico, where spirituality and health practitioners and the San Pancho community day spa settings are abundant and practitioners are available for appointments when you come for your San Pancho vacation, whether it be for a couple of weeks, or for the winter season. Its nice to be able to relax and clear out old issues and cobwebs out of your body and mind, gaining a different perspective on life and living, which can help you to create more joy and happiness in your life on an every day basis.

There is also an abundance of energy in the San Pancho Community as everyone is getting ready for the winter season arrivals for tourists and winter seasonal folks. New San Pancho restaurants and other businesses have come to life, like Kathy Blue Living in Joy, and the Paraiso Coffee House, and other businesses have moved to a new location like San Pancho restaurants Maria’s Restaurant and Baja Taco. Stay tuned for more information on Maria’s Restaurant new location and great menu!
Check out whats new with San Pancho Birding Observatory (SPBO), the second bird observatory in all of Mexico, and right here in the San Pancho community in the state of Nayarit!

Living in Joy with Kathy Blue
Living in Joy! Energy Healing

Joy of Being
The joy of being is the only true happiness there is , it is why we are here. It comes from with in , it is Who You Are ! Feel the aliveness within you, in your body , in your senses , in your brain.
Take a moment to connect and feel your body, go within, love every inch of you, every sore spot every imperfection . From the top of your head to the tip of your toes, feel your inner pulse, the pleasure of being alive!!
Now take a piece of delicious juicy fruit like a mango or a peach. Look at it touch it, smell it, take a bite let the sweet juice fill your mouth with sensation, feel your taste buds come alive.Chew  slowly and swallow, give thanks.
Look at a beautiful rose, touch its velvet petals,admire its color and shape it’s perfection. Take in the sounds that surround you, inhale it’s perfume and feel the joy within you!

Joyfulness,happiness,aliveness are all about being joy with in us,happy within us, alive in us , being present to all that life has to offer. Like being aroused by a lovers touch let it wash over you, and feel the oneness with each other, Let the sensation expand and embrace that overwhelming feeling of Love!!!

Contact Kathy Blue here for more information on her amazing work!

Have a great day!
Kathy Blue

The San Pancho Birding Observatory

SPBO logoThe San Pancho Birding Observatory, which is based on: Conservation based in Science, Education and Community Development is developing quickly in the San Pancho community. Luis Morales, who is head of the SPBO, has some information for us, and the SPBO is only the second bird observatory in all of Mexico!
The SPBO team is working together to bring birding in San Pancho to the next level. Our goal as an organization is to advance bird conservation through science, education and community development, so in order to achieve our goals of community-based biodiversity conservation, we have planned a number of actions such as:·Providing birding tours through SPBO and no longer in the name of Birding San Pancho which was a commercial venture.
For the time being, the website will remain online to provide users with information regarding tours but eventually this information will migrate to the non-profit SPBO´s website
Weekly bilingual bird-id lectures will be offered; such lectures will be oriented both to visitors and locals. Lectures will be arranged by bird family or groups of birds by habitat so that more people in our community are able to identify birds by eye and ear! These will be FUN for everyone in the San Pancho community!

  • Volunteers at different locations will be enrolled in a constant effort bird-monitoring program which will allow us to estimate bird richness and abundance, as well  as the vegetation composition; this information will be crucial to inform decision makers in land management positions to promote better land use, restoration and conservation practices.
  • SPBO is creating informative signs at birding head trails and providing hotels and restaurants with customized brochures that feature maps to birding trails and species  checklists. These will allow tourists to be aware of the incredibly rich bird diversity of San Pancho and the region, making our area a more attractive destination for birdwatchers.So, as you can see there is a lot happening and being prepared for a great 2012-2013 season!

If you want more information on these programs and are willing to support SPBO to support this local San Pancho Community endeavor, please contact Luis Morales at

Maxieventos Doris – Weddings and all Party Set-ups
When you are in love, there is nothing more romantic than a destination wedding! Friends and family alike enjoy coming to see the people they love in a lovely tropical setting, as its a vacation for everyone! Maxieventos Doris cam help you make all of those dreams become a reality. Doris is a professional and detailed orientated individual that will see to every last detail of your wedding from beginning to finish, with the style and professionalism you expect form a wedding planner.  and will create the perfect environment in the San Pancho community for your special day.

Doris is an amazing wedding planner and has some terrific wedding set-ups. Whether its a beach wedding, or out in the jungle, or an indoor setting. Doris creates your vision into a reality. Being native of Mexico, Doris  and her team are professional, talented and happy people, making your special day one to remember.

What ever your celebration may be, Doris goes the extra length, and will sew and create what you are wanting, making your day special and unique.
Contact Maxieventos Doris  for more information today!
Discover the difference with Maxieventos Doris.
Because “It will be your Best Party”.

The Blue Pig BBQ and Blues
We are gearing up for the this season of serving up some great BBQ Ribs, chicken, pork and Blue Cheese Bacon burgers, along with great blues music under the shade of our palapa.

We also host banquets and party’s at our place, or your choice of location.
Come in and enjoy our live music and smokey BBQ…the best BBQ in San Pancho!

See you soon for Great BBQ and Blues in San Pancho Mexico!

From all of us at Riviera Nayarit Fun and All San Pancho we wish you many blessings, ans also thank you for supporting and RivieraNayaritFun community sponsors and free listing members.

It is truly a blessing to be able to live here all year around, and supporting the wonderful San Pancho community.

Please contact us for a free listing, or to become a sponsor. We welcome you, and want to support your local business or rental, every week all year long with articles about your business, linking to your ad and business photo gallery.

Blessings of Abundancia for everyone!
Cat Morgan / Owner of Riviera Nayarit Fun Regional Network,

See ya on the Beach!