The 29 Most Colourful Houses of San Pancho

As soon as you arrive in San Pancho, Mexico, the first thing you can’t fail to notice is the colourful houses lining the streets.

Houses in San Pancho

Every single one is unique in colour and in design. San Pancho is the real thing, the fun, coloured in version of what beach resorts and holiday villages attempt to recreate around the world. The people here are relaxed and as friendly as they need to be without feeling like they were told to be. The beautiful, empty beach is only a 10-minute walk away no matter where you are and 10-peso (40p) tasty tacos are literally on every street corner.

Colourful houses of San Pancho

San Pancho is cosy and peaceful. Vendors and street sellers do vie for your trade, but without pressure. They’re there if you want them. There’s a school here and at the end of the school day an ice man comes with a huge block to serve syrupy scrapings to kids. Street carts sell coconuts or ceviche to hungry surfers up the main street. The whole town is into the recycling efforts and works together to keep San Pancho as eco friendly as it is. The community centre is at the town’s heart and it’s obvious the locals are very proud of it.

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In San Pancho you can leave your bike out unlocked, keep your doors open and leave your stuff on the beach while you go to brave the waves to cool off. San Pancho is a safe and welcoming place; the most welcoming is Darjeeling on a Friday night where you’ll find a live band, huge Pacifico beers for just 20 pesos and some new friends to dance with on the roof top terrace overlooking the colourful houses of San Pancho.

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Which one of the colourful San Pancho houses is your favourite?

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  1. by Dan on October 17, 2014  3:19 am Reply

    Love the houses. Really want to get all Instagram up in that hood. Pretty good place to go for an architecture student then?!

    • by Vicky on October 17, 2014  3:24 am Reply

      Ha, yeah, definitely! Bring your pencils and your ruler, you'll love it!

  2. by Becca on October 17, 2014  4:25 am Reply

    Absolutely love that yellow beetle! Wish I could get my hands on one of those, the new ones are shit!

    • by Vicky on October 17, 2014  4:38 am Reply

      I second that!

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  4. by Emily on October 26, 2014  4:10 pm Reply

    Ooo this place looks so purdy – I wanna go!

    • by Vicky on October 26, 2014  11:20 pm Reply

      It was and you should!

  5. by Ross on December 10, 2014  5:06 pm Reply

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  7. by Joseph on November 17, 2015  2:16 am Reply

    I dont know if you know this, but Mexico is not part of central america, for gods sake.

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