La Penita Tiangui

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Clarinda S
Kokomo68 contributions
We’ve been to many markets in towns. This was many times larger than we imagined. Something for everyone from food, clothes, tools...homemade baskets, furniture and hats. We’ll definitely be there next week too.
Written January 9, 2020
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PMedKing
Medicine Hat, Canada655 contributions
Couples
We just attended the weekly Thursday market in La Penita. If you are staying in Rincon de Guayabitos, you can take the Collectivo for 10 peso or a cab for 35 pesos. We like to walk which takes approximately 30 minutes from our hotel. This market is huge and extends from the main road into town and throughout the plaza. Lots of different merchandise to peruse including clothes, hats, footwear, jewelry, DVD’s, electronics, household goods, fruits and vegetables. You can haggle over the prices if you are so inclined. Enjoy!
Written February 1, 2018
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Rebecka M
Calgary, Canada4 contributions
Friends
We saw this as part of a tour offered by Superior Tours called The best of the Riviera Nayarit: La Peñita, San Pancho & Sayulita. All three stops were fantastic. The drive out to the market was lovely & gave us a chance to see authentic Mexico - rather than the blah, North Americanized resort. The arts & crafts offered at the market were beautiful and the people selling them were friendly. Our guide, Hugo, was friendly & knowledgeable. He did us the great favour of stopping by our resort in the evening after my aunt left her camera bag in the van.
Written March 3, 2015
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jassyho
Edmonton203 contributions
Couples
Even if you do not need to buy one single thing, come out on Thursday morning and visit the La Penita Market. The wonderful thing about this market is that if you want to buy memories to take home, there are plent of vendors selling blankets and tablecloths, pottery and silver,coffee and knickknacks!Then wander the road through "Tupperware Alley"...where you can buy all the plastic bowls and things you might need for your kitchen. If you need some gently used clothing to keep you in style, there are many sellers...you may have to bargain hard! The market is always entertaining! Then when you get hungry you will have a great selection of places to eat and yummy things to try! Tacos and churros, fresh fruit, Yaka, nuts and seeds, candy and carrot cake! There are some nice little restaurants to have a bite to eat close by! No matter how many times you have visited this market, each visit will be fun!!!
Written May 5, 2015
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SpeakerMonica
Franklin, TN78 contributions
Couples
There is so much to buy here. Come prepared to bargain. The vendors are very funny. Engage with the people. They have jewelry, food, Mexican clothes and tablecloths, bags, and knickknacks. We enjoy shopping here for food stuff or tourist items.
Written November 29, 2014
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Terryl B
Edmonton18 contributions
Couples
La Penita is a typical small town with a true Mexican feel. It has the main shopping avenue for the area as well as several restaurants. Swimming near the malecon is not great but it is an easy 20 min walk to nearby Guayabitos or a 30 Peso taxi room where the beaches are lovely. La Penita is slightly less expensive and not very touristy then other towns in the area.
Written March 19, 2019
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Trinidadio
La Peñita de Jaltemba, Mexico9 contributions
Couples
La Penita is a Mexican "working town" -- meaning its economy is NOT tourism; and for that reason, it's a great tourist area. Next to it is Guayabitos the Mexican holiday beach with one of the best beaches in Mexico - much nicer than Sayulita, San Pancho or Lo de Marcos. On Thursdays, it has one of the biggest and oldest markets (tianguis) in Nayarit. It's were the locals shop for everyday items. Explored the real estate there which is MUCH more affordable than other places in Nayarit. Can't go wrong visiting. Who knowns you may want to stay!
Written October 28, 2017
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Randyfish
Eureka, California160 contributions
Couples
Almost all pueblos and cities around Puerto Vallarta and the Nayarit coast have weekly markets and La Penita is one of the largest and most colorful. This market is held on Thursdays and extends out from the main entry way to town for many blocks.
From December to April the market has many interesting
booths with art and handicrafts appealing to tourists. These booths tend to be closer to the small plaza and nearer the main street. The further you explore from the "La Avenida" the more booths and vendors you will find with goods and products geared toward locals. Here you will find clothes, produce, hardware, kitchenware and all manner of electronic stuff.
This is a fun, colorful place but if you are coming north from PV I'd recommend going to the market at La Cruz which is held every Sunday. It has more artisan booths and the quality of the arts and crafts in much higher. Oh, and you can still find those touristy souvenirs if you want.
Written April 22, 2017
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PMedKing
Medicine Hat, Canada655 contributions
Couples
It has become our Thursday morning ritual to walk to La Penita for breakfast at El Pollito and then check out the market. There are a lot of venders and a variety of items for sale. It is always fun to haggle over the price of an item and the locals seem to enjoy the playful bantering. I have to give a shout out to the lady who sells baked goods. Her carrot cake is to die for.
Written April 9, 2017
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MichaelG
Houston, Texas, United States74 contributions
Family
9am to 2pm in the main plaza just off the main drag. More than just the plaza area, the street in front of the church (sorry, can't recall the name) for (my guess) over 1/2 a mile is lined with vendors. Oh... get there early to listen to the free music. You'll enjoy it, lots of excellent crafts along with food, clothing, etc.. etc..
Written January 20, 2017
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