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Caribbean Trading Company Store

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Address: 4 Calle Principal, Palmer, Rio Grande 00745-3145, Puerto Rico
Phone Number:
+1 787-888-2762
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10:00 am - 6:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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On your way to El Yunque. Discover the treasures of the Caribbean and...

On your way to El Yunque. Discover the treasures of the Caribbean and Puerto Rico! Caribbean Spices & Sauces, Fresh Puerto Rican Coffee, Fine Premium Cigars, Nautical & Tropical Gifts, Exquisite Gift Baskets, and Local Art. #Caribbeantrading

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Great place to find nice souvenirs - instead of the usual tacky PR stuff

What a great place - filled with local artisan's products. My kids and I were able to find great things for our significant others that were actually really nice - instead of the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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NJ
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a great place - filled with local artisan's products. My kids and I were able to find great things for our significant others that were actually really nice - instead of the tacky stuff that you generally find in souvenir shops.

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Tampa,Florida
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 24, 2017

We live in Tampa, and own an apt. In Luquillo. For the last nine years we have been going to Caribbean Trading gift shop. While my husband enjoy the coffee " of the day." Every year they add beautiful art from local artisans. We feel very comfortable, and take our time looking around. The salesgirls are always nice, and very... More 

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Thank MaryannTampa
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Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

I live in San Juan, Puerto Rico and was on vacation on Luquillo. Passed near the store and saw the pictoric color of the store an in. The experience was son fun. The girl bring me coffee and treat me so well. Have many interesting thing. Recomended so much.

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Thank Dalia D
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Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

Alex and Sas were very helpful and friendly would definitely recommend a visit before going to El Yunque national forest

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017

We stopped in on a hunch on our way to El Yunque to check if they are selling ponchos since it was raining, and I am so glad that we did. (We got our ponchos, yes!) .. and also discovered what a nice little gem this place is... they have several souvenir options especially some artifacts made by local artists.... More 

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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

We lived close by and never entered the business. It was a pleasant surprise to see the great variety of articles made by Puerto Rican hands. Real local crafts. It is impossible to leave without anything.

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Alexandria, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

So the owner is a penn state fame which was an awesome connection as a penn state student. She was so nice and friendly, it was a great coincidence and happy opportunity to meet her. The store is great, visited once and then had to come back and see again. Bought many things including a beautifully painted wine glass and... More 

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Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

We live on the island and have many family and friends visit, especially during the winter months. Going to a nice souvenir shop is always on their bucket list and this store delivers. They have a great collection of gifts, and the wide variety of sauces are consistently a hit. Downtown Palmer is undergoing growing pains since it is the... More 

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Thank Kim M
1 review
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

Quaint store with a lot of interesting thing to look at or buy. Noelia was really helpful if you're looking for fun things to do around the island.

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Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

The ladies in this place were friendly and informative. When buying, I recommend buying items made buy local artisans. They are unique and a part of the local island culture. Thank you Nita and staff, my daughter's loved your hospitality and welcoming attitude.

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