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A lovely market filled with a variety of items. Each booth was well placed with plenty of space... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Renton, Washington
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We rented a house in San Ignacio for a week. arriving late on Saturday. Saturday is the BIG day for... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

A lovely market filled with a variety of items. Each booth was well placed with plenty of space between them. Locals were friendly and not intrusive. I'll revisit before I leave to try some local food.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank simonem264
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

There was not as much fruits and veggies. Every thing was over priced, including food and souvenirs. Won't be going back.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank L J
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Loved the localness of this market. Try El Fogon in the back for breakfast! Many things you can not take back with you - fruits etc. but some nice craft and Mayan vendors - much cheaper than in stores and you are buying direct.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

We rented a house in San Ignacio for a week. arriving late on Saturday. Saturday is the BIG day for the market, but there are produce vendors every day, all week long. We went three or four times during our stay. A big item on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank OwenGF
Reviewed August 16, 2018

If you are looking to stock up on local food, or just to experience a genuine local market be sure to stop here. There are tons of food options, lots of local produce as well as souvenirs and local products. Saturdays are the best day...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

This is really fun for some local and touristy flair at the same time. This happens almost all day on Saturday and you can find all the produce you could ask for, as well as souvenirs if you're looking for that. It's also a fun...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

The San Ignacio market is a great place to see, taste and stock up on local fruits and vegetables. For those living in the area it is also the place to be for fresh fish, meat and dairy products. A wide variety of local and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank NaudB
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This was my favorite place in San Ignacio. I walked around and ate food for 2 hours. There were some amazing jewelry deals to be had too!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LisasBigAdventure
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

We came here on a Friday afternoon later in the day, so that may be the reason we found the results that we did. The market was probably two thirds full with vendors. 90% of the vendors were selling fresh produce similar to a farmers...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank findkatie
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Atmosphere, all wares, produce, and freshly prepared foods are all very, very good and very, very local. Really enjoyed everything and the time spent here. No tourist junk, just local stuff meant for the locals. Very cool.

Date of experience: April 2018
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August 14, 2017|
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Response from seahunters2000 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the fruit & veggies are there everyday during the week. On saturdays it's more of a swap meet with clothes & household items. All the booths have pretty much the same stuff. We buy at Balognas they have organic. It's... More
June 27, 2016|
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Response from heyjudithz | Reviewed this property |
No, it is at least an hour away. And, frankly, it is not worth the hour drive. The San Ignacio market is really more of a shopping spot for locals, with lots of fresh produce. The clothing I saw was made in China and... More
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Vancouver, Canada
San Ignacio market (3 Replies)
Is the market in San Ignacio on Fridays as well as Saturdays? thanks
October 12, 2013|
Response fromkatievalk|
Market is open every day, but Sat market draws the most people and products for buying and selling
Naperville, Illinois
San Ignacio Market (4 Replies)
Hi, we were hoping to stop at the San Ignacio market on our way through. Unfortunately it will be a Wednesday, so I know not prime market day. Also, I saw one site saying the market closes at noon and we won't get there in time. So is that timing correct? Also, will the market be closed on Good Friday? That's the only other day we could get there. Thanks for any help!
November 08, 2015|
Response fromhopefulist|
I have only visited on Saturday morning but even then, it's not that spectacular - more something to take in if your timing is right but not to plan around imo.
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Canoeing Barton cave (2 Replies)
Does anyone know how to do this in a half day afternoon? We want to go to san Ignacio market in the morning when we’re there
January 02, 2018|
Response fromkatievalk|
Drive from town is about 40 mins and paddling the cave is less than a few hrs, if that, so yes, its a 1/2 day trip