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Puerto Morelos Artists' Cooperative

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Great place to pick up a few things

Nice souvenirs and handicrafts. Our girls bought a few things that they couldn't resist. There is... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2018
Robert Y
Hunab-Ku, Mayan artists in action

Note that this stretch of shaded shops is NOT the same as the "flea market" also listed here on TA... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2015
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Mar 14, 2018
“Great place to pick up a few things”
Jun 10, 2018
“shopping”
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Avs. Javier Rojo Gomez and Isla Mujeres, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

Great place to pick up souvenirs. Checked out all the little shops. Bought a coconut carved into a humming bird. Asked if shop owner made it and he got excited and took us out back to see his work shed. Lots of raw coconuts and...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed April 29, 2018

While wandering around Puerto Morelos it may surprise you to find so much shopping and so many artisans at work on their craft. There are some quite unique finds. We watched a gentleman carving lamp shades, several people embroidering and weaving bags. It really was...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

Nice souvenirs and handicrafts. Our girls bought a few things that they couldn't resist. There is some haggling involved, as usual, but the people are friendly.

Thank Robert Y
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Puerto Morelos Artist's Cooperative is a quaint area in which to shop for clothing, pottery, jewelry and a plethora of souvenirs. Most, if not all of the item are made by hand, not made in China or machine made. I bought a nice blouse, my...More

2  Thank Donna L
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Owner was on site, very friendly. Many different art objects from around all of Mexico for sale. We ended up buying several different items.

2  Thank Lloyd91771
Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

When you first walk into this tiny town there is a giant mural that cascades down the seemingly never ending cement wall. It is breath taking. And as you walk this town you will see art installations everywhere: murals, graffiti, statues and the local shops....More

3  Thank Michelle r
Reviewed June 30, 2015

We were suggested to take a taxi to PM for the restaurants and the town but were disappointed. Wouldn't do it again, too small not anything we could see to do. Did eat at the Pelicanos and it was very good.

2  Thank Dennis M
Reviewed May 7, 2015

Note that this stretch of shaded shops is NOT the same as the "flea market" also listed here on TA. We came looking for Mayan handicrafts. Unique were woodcarvings, some jewelry, and "jellyfish" lamps. (English-speaking) Gabriel has a space exclusively devoted to wall art made...More

5  Thank caverli
Reviewed April 26, 2015

Excellence Riviera Cancun provided a free cab ride to the village of Puerto Morelos to do a two hour shopping and sightseeing walk-around. It was nice to see the work of local artisans and to talk with the people in town. There are crafts people...More

8  Thank dogwriter
Reviewed April 10, 2015

We have been coming back for the last 4 years to PM and its Artists Coop. This year we have noticed an improvement in the quality of the offering. Vendors are offering quality textiles from Oaxaca, Chiapas, less of the traditional Football team blankets. We...More

3  Thank acharbo
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