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Nice little plaza

Te plaza is easy to get to and there is a good selection of local crafts. Worth 40 minutes to... read more

Reviewed December 25, 2018
David U
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White Rock, Canada
Small little craft market

This place has little stalls were the locals sell some hand crafted items. It's very small were you... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2016
yellowhummingbird
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Alta Loma, California
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Dec 25, 2018
“Nice little plaza”
Feb 2, 2018
“BARTERING IS EXPECTED”
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Reviewed December 25, 2018

Te plaza is easy to get to and there is a good selection of local crafts. Worth 40 minutes to stroll around. Close to the cruise ships.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David U
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

The day started in walking the streets checking out cool architecture and probing the litter of off the beaten path ships or in home vendors. Of course we wondered into the mecca of hard core rickshaw vendors here. We had a thermos of cool cocktail...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

we were shopping for gift . The locals make thier jewerly. it was cool to watch you can even order the way you want and colors

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed March 18, 2017

We were in SDJS for three nights and walked by this place nightly. There was really only one or two stalls selling things plus one stall selling cell phone cases. I did buy a small change purse there but could of found it cheaper at...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed August 11, 2016

This place has little stalls were the locals sell some hand crafted items. It's very small were you can buy some souvenirs.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank yellowhummingbird
Reviewed February 9, 2016

They sell you shirts at 5usd, when you can buy the same shirts for 3usd at the mercado central, and just a guy selling bracelets

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Bernardo H
Reviewed January 31, 2016

There were a small number of vendors selling souvenirs. Nothing to write home about. We did not buy anything.

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed January 15, 2016

A lot of the shops in San Juan Del Sur are not "haggle friendly". Meaning the people working there are just employees and do not have the latitude to haggle. The price they tell you is the price you must pay. Not the case here...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank skunji
Reviewed December 28, 2015

Very nice place to visit to see some of the local art. The Nicaraguans are some of the loveliest people I have ever met. I would go back to SJDS in a heartbeat and probably will.

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Simon1108
Reviewed September 18, 2015

I've been going to SJDS for over 6 years - at least 25 times - & one of the things I miss the most are the Street Vendors selling their wares at all hours. Sadly the municipality shut them down, built a covered area (this...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank SarongGoddess
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