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Address: Km 104 Carretera Federal | Akumal Norte, Quintana Roo, Akumal, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 984 875 9055
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Mexican Folk art at its finest!

I've been to Galeria Lamanai several times and I have to say it is my favorite place to find good quality Mexican folk art that goes beyond a souvenir. Although most pieces are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2016
Mariasol D
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Cayman Islands
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Cayman Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I've been to Galeria Lamanai several times and I have to say it is my favorite place to find good quality Mexican folk art that goes beyond a souvenir. Although most pieces are expensive I understand the value that the artist talent deserves. Every time I've visited Akumal this is a must stop for me.

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1 Thank Mariasol D
Albuquerque, Nm
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222 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

There is so much to see in this shop. Every nook and cranny has another piece of art that will catch your eye. My only problem is that I could not afford everything I wanted! I picked up several things but I definitely plan to return when I win the lottery so I can get all the other items I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

We took three generations for New Years, two Birthdays and a Wedding Anniversary; Interestingly we all bought gifts for the celebrations at the Galeria Lamanai. We've been going to Akumal for 20+ years and we have been to the Galaria every trip! We have accumulated a lot of wonderful quality folk art pieces. I have some of my favorite jewelry... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

The art in this store ranges from a few dollars to thousands, and all still underpriced by US standards. This is where you go to bring back something really beautiful for your home, as well as really nice trinkets for others. No junk!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

lovely gallery - a bit on the expensive side - parking around the gallery is difficult...prepare to pay for parking.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

As a Canadian tourist and artist, I love to collect 3 dimension artwork from other countries. The Lamanai Gallery was loaded with beautiful local artist's work, quality work, unique, funny and easy to take home. I purchased a beautiful wooden heart and a wood mask and we love our treasures. The service was excellent, knowledgeable, warm, not pushy. Will go... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We recently spent a delightful week in Akumal, Mexico. One of the unexpected pleasures we experienced was an art gallery, Galeria Lamanai, located a little back from Akumal Bay. Galeria Lamanai is, unfortunately, still a hidden treasure. There is very little parking adjacent to the Galeria and, unless you are on foot and come upon the Galeria by chance, you... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Amazing pieces here so bright and brautiful we bought a couple of items as everyone else has reviewed it's a little on the pricier side but well worth it must visit we stumbled upon this on the way home and so happy we went in the staff are so helpful and friendly :-)

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Vancouver, Canada
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29 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013 via mobile

At first thought it was a bit pricey but then read up about the artists and looked at the work going into each piece...not overpriced, it's a gallery not a gift shop. Although there are some good pieces that would make nice gifts. Worth a visit just to browse.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

I recently had lunch at one of the restaurants on Akumal Beach and noticed a little gift shop behind it. At first I wasn't going to go in, but then changed my mind. SO GLAD I DID!!!! The art work is top notch and BEAUTIFUL!! The colors are so vivid. Some people have said the items are a little costly,... More 

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