Second-home market on the rise in Sayulita, Mexico

Region rides the wave after discovery as south-of-the-border surf destination

SAYULITA, Mexico — While violence and crime are foremost topics when discussing Mexico in the U.S., they are rarely mentioned here.

Crime? What crime?

The struggling U.S. economy remains the primary concern in most of the country’s popular tourist areas, but in this once sleepy town just north of Puerto Vallarta everyone seems to be betting on the uptick.