We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 20th Street between 5th Av. & 10th Av., Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: 984-803-1037
Website
Today
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Description:

We are an art gallery with a new concept located in Playa del Carmen,...

We are an art gallery with a new concept located in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The principle objective of this concept is to reconcile the greater public with the art world, to bridge the void, and put it quality art within reach of every collector.We believe that the traditional galleries have closed their doors to new talents. The politics and high prices have distanced the public from something as beautiful and universal as art. We have the ambition to fill this niche by offering our clients original works of art, created by talented artists (young, emerging, established) from all over the world, with different theme and techniques for any particular style, taste and budget--as quality and creativity are the principle characteristics of the work.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 74 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
very cool

loved seeing the different mexican art here. it was so amazing and very detailed. all on very pretty display.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2016
Lauren I
,
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Add Photo Write a Review

74 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 34: English reviews
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Level Contributor
44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

loved seeing the different mexican art here. it was so amazing and very detailed. all on very pretty display.

Helpful?
Thank Lauren I
SLC
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Luckily we found this gallery a couple of years ago when we were in Playa del Carmen. We purchased the horse, and the next vacation back we purchased the 4 piece village painting. The artist name is Ricardo Campero. We really love the colors and textures that he uses. We will be back this April and I am looking forward... More 

Helpful?
Thank DarSher
Appleton, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
214 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Love strolling thru this area ....lots of great shops and love to get inspired by local artists! This little area also includes restaurants and bath rooms. We like to help support local artists as we are also artists! Enjoy !!

Helpful?
1 Thank heidi D
New York
Level Contributor
24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

The artwork displayed is by Mexican, Central American, South American and Cuban artists. Some of the works were incredibly intricate and exhibited some painting techniques and subject matter which was both innovative and interesting.

Helpful?
Thank Kardesin
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Not everything has to be connected to the beaches of Mexico. A trip to this gallery is time well spent.

Helpful?
2 Thank Rachael R
Olathe, Kansas
Level Contributor
71 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

All you have to do is to figure out how to get it home. I have thought about buying a place down there so I would not have to bring things back......

Helpful?
Thank Bill D
Madison, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I would like to have seen more original artwork as most of what they have is re-pop. The stuff they had was also overpriced

Helpful?
Thank Mike M
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

If interested in bringing home a beautiful visual memory of Mexico then visit the Riviera Art Gallery. The owner is a delight and we were lucky enough to have been helped in our selections by both the lovely owner and Matthew from Texas! There are works by local artists and the stunning art work of Ricardo Campero. His works are... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Jackey63
Edmonton, Canada
Level Contributor
26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Found this gem of a gallery! Just off 5th Ave across from Senor Frogs. Small , but had some excellent original local and Mexican pieces. No come-ons or pressure. Warm and welcome atmosphere. Interesting . We purchased a fantastic panel piece by Ricoedo Campero. Thanks to Vanessa who was interesting and informative. Wrapped and package for air travel , the... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank mikeanddo
Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

You can find the finest comtemporary Mexican art in this gallery. Experienced and very friendly personnel who give you the inside information on the artists and give good when it comes to financing the pieces of art you intend to buy. You won't find a better and everlasting Mexican souvenir elsewhere.

Helpful?
1 Thank JokeFrissen

Travelers who viewed Riviera Art Gallery also viewed

Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya
Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya
 
Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya
Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya
 

Been to Riviera Art Gallery? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Riviera Art Gallery and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Riviera Art Gallery staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?