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Puerto Morelos Artists' Cooperative

Address: Avs. Javier Rojo Gomez and Isla Mujeres, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
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Columbia, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

This place is much quieter than other destinations. Altho it has the requisite tourist stores, there is still some of the original town to see. The restaurants are not busy, but do serve good food and drinks. Also has a small grocery store.

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Rhode Island
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Kind of disappointing, typical stuff you can get anywhere in Mexico. There were a few unique items but not enough to recommend making a special trip. I didn't feel it was worth giving up my time away from the beautiful resort/beach for. The gift shops in the resort had nicer items.

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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68 reviews 68 reviews
23 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

After reading the reviews here, I was looking forward to shopping here as I always like to bring home native handicrafts from the places I visit.We arrived at 10am and most of the stalls weren't even open. Also most of the items were not unique but what I could have gotten in my hotel gift shop, though at a higher... More 

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Montreal
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

We were there a few times. Most of the goods on sale are what you see every where in mexico. However they have very nice mayan shirts and children wear at very reasonable prices. There is also on artisan that makes interesting lamps.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

A bit of real Mexican culture all the exhibits are well displayed with enthusiastic staff willing to give explainations providing you know just a little bit of Spanish

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Cornucopia, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

There are a number of "craft markets" around Puerto Morelos. This is the place where most of the work you see is done by local people - in many cases, right on site. The textile work is very nice - we own several blankets and tablecloths purchased here. Sometimes we see other visitors bargaining for prices here, but honestly, the... More 

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Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

This is the place to get your gifts for people. The individuals here are fantastic and their goods are beautiful. You can even ask to see the looms for the blankets and hammocks while you are looking to buy something.

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Western Wisc.
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Check this place out, see some lovely items, See stuff being made. Get out of cancun, get a small taste of this wonderful country and the people who live and work here.

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Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

You can find some good artists in here! I bought a painting this guy is great. he uses some ceramic tile and paints the most gorgeous sceneries with his hands! he even will wrap it so it can get safe (and in one piece) back home :) ... you can find a lot of cool stuff to bring back! =)

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North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

We enjoyed visiting the Collectivo. Many of the crafts are the same items from the different vendors, but they are talented and the prices are much better than in the hotel gift shop. And you can meet the artist.

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