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A Very Interesting Shop

Owner Penny Leigh has created a great assortment of unique gift items just a short walk from the... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
tntaylor10
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Houston, Texas
Friendly - Unique - Local - Affordable !!!

Our only shopping destination when in Roatan! Have visited multiple times, and always find... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
tkyler1
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Mesa, Arizona
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West Bay Rd | West Bay Mall, West Bay, Roatan, Honduras
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

Owner Penny Leigh has created a great assortment of unique gift items just a short walk from the beachfront hotels. The proceeds from some items go to island charities and you're assured of a friendly chat with Penny even it you're "just looking" ....

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Our only shopping destination when in Roatan! Have visited multiple times, and always find something new. From her exquisite collection of ocean blue Larimar gemstones, & Roatan Charms - to locally made coffee & honey .. even local miracle lotions & insect repellants that work...More

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PenelopesEmporium, Owner at Penelope's Island Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Thank you so very much for your kind remarks. I so enjoyed your visit and chatting with you and your family.I work very hard on my buying trips to find unusual one of a kind pieces that will always remind our visitors of Roatan, one...More

Reviewed April 5, 2018

My wife and I I just returned from a vacation in Roatan. This was our second time to the island and it was the second time we went shopping at Penelope’s Island Emporium. This shop is owned by a very nice women named Penelope, who...More

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PenelopesEmporium, Owner at Penelope's Island Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

THANK YOU SO MUCH! You were both so fun to visit with, it was a pleasure to see you both again!! My family visited for a day on a cruise ship and I took them to your favorite resort to celebrate birthdays. They loved it....More

Reviewed March 28, 2018

Penelope's Island Emporium is tucked in to the West Bay Mall, an easy stroll up from West Bay Beach. If you are not thrilled by the same-same-same-ness of Honduran souvenir shops, Penelope's will come as a welcome change. Arts, crafts and jewelry have been carefully...More

Thank WJP89
Reviewed March 14, 2018

We stopped in to this nice little jewelry shop and where pleasantly surprised at the lovely things they have to sell. Penelope the owner had so many interesting stories about her custom jewelry. All her pieces are are either sterling silver or gold and all...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Loved her unique (though small) selection of black opal jewelry. The thing that convinced me to make a purchase, though, was the fact that this jewelry is Fair Trade and the local miners actually get a share of everything sold.

Thank Leah S
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

This shop has lots of beautiful and unique products! Super nice lady to talk too. Best wishes with your shop. Advertise on the beach or wherever you can to get people to come up to your shop, because if they don’t they’re going to miss...More

Thank Michelle W
PenelopesEmporium, Owner at Penelope's Island Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2018

Thanx so much Michelle! It was a pleasure to meet you. Come back soon!

Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Good selection of merchandise but a little more than I wanted to spend! Lots of silver jewelry and glass creations as well as some photo galleries.

Thank G7562ZFlisas
Reviewed February 20, 2017

The store is lovely with many nice items that you may not find in the average souvenir shop. The biggest perk may be the shop owner who can give you some great tips on local deals on food or a getaway from West Bay Beach...More

Thank Kay N
Reviewed April 28, 2016

Located in the West Bay Mall, this store is only a short walk from West Bay Beach. Actually, just walk down the street that is next to the Bananarama Resort and you will come to this little mall at the main road. There are a...More

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