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Airport prices but beautiful pieces

This gallery shop had beautiful pieces in it but they seemed oriented a little high even... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mansfield, Ohio
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Incredible gallery of traditional pottery

I can get lost in this gallery, enjoying the traditional pottery, made exceptionally well. The... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2017
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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1 week ago
“Airport prices but beautiful pieces”
Feb 10, 2018
“rip off”
Since 2000 this ceramic gallery at the airport of Puerto Vallarta exhibits and sale The exquisite Mata Ortiz Pottery, the finest in Mexico and possibly in the world. Inspired by the ancient pre-hispanic culture of Paquimé, with the hands only and in...more
Vallarta Airport Gallery | Carretera a Tepic, Km 7,5, Col Villa de las flores, C.P. 48311, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 222 7407
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Reviewed October 3, 2008

Puerto Vallarta can be full of tourist-y junk so it was great to find Claudia and Alex Martinez's Mata Ortiz Art Gallery (pottery and jewelry) at 268A Lazaro Cardenas in the Zona Romantico. Claudia really is a fine person to deal with. She is very...More

5  Thank gringa04915
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This gallery shop had beautiful pieces in it but they seemed oriented a little high even considering their quality. Nice to look at though while waiting for your plane.

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Reviewed February 10, 2018

I bought a beautiful book about ancien weaving technics by Kristen Johnson for 2850 pesos. That is around 200.00 canadian dollars. I bougth it because I loved it of course but because the salesperson told me it was very rare and impossible to find in...More

Thank Bettina V
Reviewed January 31, 2018

The difference between this place, and if you go to a place in a market or high street in another locality is that you can bargain with the shop owner. This place would give the impression of a clientele that would maybe have forgotten to...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2017

I can get lost in this gallery, enjoying the traditional pottery, made exceptionally well. The level of quality in this artwork is untouchable. A fun spot to stop by if you have extra time on your hands.

Thank TourVallarta
Reviewed February 17, 2017

This is a small gallery with pieces beautifully displayed. The owner really is really committed to her artists and will spend time talking to you no matter what the price range is The shop is open for Art Walk, however, you really what to enjoy...More

Thank joanz359
Reviewed February 2, 2017

Great place to view quality art available at reasonable prices.Wide range of modalities. Professional and relaxed environment.

Thank Douglas L
Reviewed January 14, 2017

I didn't visit the location at the airport because we bought beautiful art at the PV location. Carolina was wonderful - she explained how the art was made and gave us plenty of time to consider which pieces to purchase (we purchased two decorative vases...More

Thank Ella97062
Reviewed December 21, 2016

The listing here is listed as the airport. I met the owner Carolina at the gallery in the central area of Puerto Vallarta at Corona 176, just steps off of the well known Malecon. She was very personable and walked me through the steps of...More

Thank James D
Reviewed August 31, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed browsing through this wonderful gallery with its splendid collection of Mexican art, jewelry and countless other specimens. The sales person on duty described all objects I was interested in and when I was leaving without purchasing anything (no room in my luggage...More

1  Thank Arline Z
Reviewed May 8, 2014

Leave enough time when you are departing the Vallarta airport, there is great shopping there! This store is not like your average airport store. They have a beautiful selection of Mata Ortiz pots and are incredibly knowledgeable about these works of art. They range in...More

2  Thank Gigi-N-Gage
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May 29, 2016|
Response from agente005 | Property representative |
Yes, we do, let us know what we can do for you Please call me to my celular: 3221280120 or send me and email, so I can help you. Claudia
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