Shopping in Belize

Best Shopping & Malls in Belize, Central America

Shopping in Belize

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  • JustHonestReviews
    Columbus, OH119 contributions
    Fantastic collection of Belizean prints. Colorful, vibrant, beautiful flair, featuring a large collection with all local artists. The shop is worth searching for, tucked just behind as you walk Barrier Reef Drive. The gallery owner Lindsey was amazing - very patient in helping us find exactly what we wanted. Everything was packed safely to bring home in checked baggage. Please let me know if this was helpful.
    Written December 19, 2021
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  • BoardingPass685389
    3 contributions
    Not only do they have beautiful art work there, some nice jewelry but they also have the best all natural bug repellant if you should need it
    Written January 18, 2022
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  • silvertonbc2019B
    Kootenay National Park, Canada45 contributions
    This is a lovely gallery to visit. So many unique and unusual things to see. Very tempting to spend lots of $$$ here. Quality is excellent. Owners are very friendly and welcoming.
    Written March 5, 2020
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  • ajnavy04
    Denver, CO205 contributions
    This is the main market in San Ignacio. There is quite a bit of grocery food and day to day clothing available here for the locals. There are also some decent tourist/souvenir shops to visit. I spent about 45 minutes or so here, I wouldn't stay much longer than that.
    Written November 15, 2021
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  • Scott C
    Dallas, TX208 contributions
    A nice,Quiet place to sit and enjoy a coffee or latte before hitting the Split.The paintings were nice and my wife bought a swim pant coverup also.
    Written February 10, 2020
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  • Jen M
    10 contributions
    I have known Melody for several years and won't detail how fun she is here; don't take my biased word for it but I'm sure you will agree if you meet her :) :) :) Melody's staff are amazing and that's what I'll talk about here because I met them for the first time on my recent visit. There are two locations - a gallery toward the middle/south end of "Front" street, and a studio toward the north end of "Front" street right across from Sunbreeze Suites. I ordered a painting and requested pickup; it was ready for me and the transaction was fast and easy. Toward the end of my trip, I remembered that I had promised to bring back some bookmarks for a friend so I ordered them via Facebook Messenger from Melody's staff, paid via PayPal, and they had a staff member run them up the street from the gallery to the studio so I didn't even have to walk down the block when I was short on time. Everyone on the island is doing an exceptional job of being careful about COVID-19, and Melody's staff is no exception. Masks, sanitizer, and social distancing are all in play in the gallery and the studio, and they even have handmade masks and mask-tethers that you can buy to look fashionable while you stay safe. Please know that I am telling the unvarnished truth even though I know the owner: this place will give you some gorgeous items to bring home from La Isla Bonita for all your friends and family. And best of all, you will be supporting local Belizean artists and their families when you purchase items from this company.
    Written December 6, 2020
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  • PEANUT
    Toronto, Canada6 contributions
    Lola & her husband were a joy to speak to about Placencia & art in general. Wonderful sense of humour that allowed for some lively chuckles. Needless to say, I purchased several of her pieces- particularly ones that gave me a good belly laugh. Her daughter expertly rolled the canvas ones to make for easy transport. Thanks for your artistic insight Lola. Now I can enjoy them at home in Toronto.
    Written February 9, 2020
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  • travaholic96
    1 contribution
    So I decided to stop by southern belize as part of my Central America tour and I was recommended to go visit this little art gallery /museum. And I must commend the extraordinary effort and time the owners put into their little place. Very interesting pieces of art and old tools that were around since slavery days. It's really cool I highly recommend you visit this place. Oh and before I forget the owners told me that the gallery use to be their apartment that they then renovated into a gallery because of all the things they had and their friends would joke around and tell them their home is better off being on display. They took that advise literally and that's where their at now. Very interesting.
    Written May 25, 2016
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  • Mark L
    75 contributions
    Inspiring people! I had been looking for a nice piece of Belizean art. While in San Ignacio I heard that Walter lived in a nearby village. His WhatsApp number was on Facebook so I sent a message. He was happy for me to stop by his studio. Bullet Tree Falls is an idyllic, peaceful, simple village where he and his wife live surrounded by natural beauty ... and the cool symphony of foraging chickens. They are infectiously energetic souls thrilled with being alive. Walter agreed to do a commissioned painting for me to preserve my favorite experiences from Belize: Mayan ruins, beautiful jungles, animals (including specific species of my request), and intriguing local folklore. Somehow he managed to capture it all in vibrant Caribbean colors and his characteristic landscape perspective. It is a treasure of a souvenir! Please make an effort to stop by to visit and pick up a Castillo work of art. The painting (and the memories) will make you smile every time you look at it. Thank you Walter and Mito!
    Written January 14, 2022
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  • Alohaoy
    San Ignacio, Belize4 contributions
    Just right displays of a wide variety of art at reasonable prices, can see it all within one hour. Owner is very personable and knowledgeable about Belize.
    Written October 29, 2019
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  • Stacey S
    Calgary, Canada19 contributions
    As you wonder down the street in Hopkins, stop in and shop. friendly people and lovely items to choose from.
    Written November 5, 2019
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  • CheeryCheryl
    Nashville, TN79 contributions
    We walked by the place at night and it was locked up like Fort Knox with metal hurricane shutters, so I guess I was expecting something more. Some tropical wear, limited selection of mens, women's (geared to the 20's crowd), children's clothing and small kitchen appliances. Some Aeropostale t-shirts from several seasons ago. Did not shop upstairs. Worth a stop if you forgot something at home, but I wouldn't go out of my way to shop here.
    Written March 24, 2015
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  • Stu Dearnley
    6 contributions
    If you're into paintings, this is not to be missed. Local artists and a wide variety of styles. Also visit Ex's wood shop just up the road!
    Written September 30, 2021
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  • Jim R
    Calgary, Canada302 contributions
    We happened to be snorkelling at Laughing Bird Caye and there was some jewellery for sale there at a very small kiosk but we did not buy any since we do not take money with us when we go snorkelling. The gentleman in the kiosk told us we could get the jewelry we wanted at the creator's shop in Placencia. It turned out that The Art Affair Gallery was across the street from where we were staying. I ended up buying a few pairs of earring for my wife, daughter etc. that were very unique in that they were made from Lionfish fins. They were beautiful and very much appreciated by all the girls. The Art Affair Gallery had many other types of jewelry, all of it very nice and mostly things you will not get any where else. The staff were very pleasant, helpful and friendly. The prices were very reasonable.
    Written February 26, 2019
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