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Casa Flor Ixcaco

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Get lost in a sea of color!

What a fantastic place - even if you're not interested in purchasing anything. Sit for a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
AdventureSeeker75
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Paris, France
Beautiful Mayan textiles!

This is the oldest women's weaving cooperative in San Juan la Laguna. The shop is filled with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ClaireMcGeePhotog
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San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala
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Casa Flor Ixcaco is San Juan's only Weaving Cooperative that dedicates itself to perserving the skill of spinning natural cotton thread. The products are made by 20 local women using mayan methods that were passed down for many generations. The...more
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Calle Principal | Zona 1, San Juan la Laguna 07017, Guatemala
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+502 5822 7541
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a fantastic place - even if you're not interested in purchasing anything. Sit for a demonstration (questions and answers as well) in English as your Mayan weaver explains the production process from beginning to end. It is fascinating how the beautiful colors of the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the oldest women's weaving cooperative in San Juan la Laguna. The shop is filled with beautiful hand made items, ranging from handbags, to blouses, to rugs and beaded jewelry. They have daily weaving demonstrations as well. And - you don't have to worry...More

Thank ClaireMcGeePhotog
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Fascinating talk and demonstration in excellent English about everything from raw cotton, through spinning, dyeing and back-strap weaving. Best quality, well priced handmade craft on sale in the shop. Drinks available to purchase and clean toilet. Out two teenage boys were equally impress d and...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Very nice and large, varied selection of textiles, but overpriced compared to other textile shops in San Juan la Laguna. I was super excited to visit here based on all of the reviews, but have been let down each time I visited. The staff all...More

Thank ChrisW9565
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Our visit to this unusual shop began with a lively demonstration of dying and weaving techniques by artist Delfina. This was a great introduction to the shop, as we learned about the incredible effort and artistry that goes into the creation of each item. (In...More

Thank roadtripper011
Reviewed 8 March 2018

I now this place by community tourist guide who accompanied us when arriving at the town from panajachel by boat across the lake. We had a tour through different cooperatives of the inhabitants of the town but the one that impressed me the most was...More

Thank ana sofia M
Reviewed 1 March 2018

I loved this place immediately. The people I met, Rosa and Johanna, were very friendly, professional and helpful. Loved the demonstration that Rosa did and learned a lot. I also love that most products tell you what plant the dyes came from, what colour of...More

Thank phildynan
Reviewed 11 February 2018

People(Maya) dress so much more interestingly and colorfully in Guatemala than in the US. At Casa Flor Ixcaco on Lake Atitlan they demonstrate the entire process of making cotton textiles from scratch. For very low prices you can buy beautiful handmade(on back-strap looms) clothes and...More

Thank barrykrane
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the presentation of the Mayan art and the shop is very nice. People where friendly. We recommend it.

Thank Mycklane
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Our tour guide, Sam, brought us to Casa Flor Ixaco. We received a wonderful educational tour of Mayan textiles from cotton balls to the beautiful textiles they produce. The staff was very hospitable and eager to share any and all information about the weaving and...More

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I took a tuc tuc, but all that was already booked by the travel agency. "Columbus Luxury Travel"
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