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Unique Gift Items

A definite stop in Tulum when looking for a unique item to take back home for yourself or a loved... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Heidi S
Visual delight

A good variety of mexican folkart at good prices. Also a good place to buy gifts and souvenirs for... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Montreal, Canada
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21 Jul 2018
“Unique Gift Items”
13 Mar 2018
“Visual delight”
MexicArte offers a wide variety of truly Mexican souvenirs made by individual artisans from throughout Mexico. Items range from tiny, finely made model animals to large, unique original paintings. Everything is hand made and painted and can be...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Avenida Tulum Oriente, entre Alfa y Osiris Centro | Manzana 1 Lote 04, Local 4, Municipio Solidaridad, Tulum 77780, Mexico
+52 984 875 9115
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

A definite stop in Tulum when looking for a unique item to take back home for yourself or a loved one back home.

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 13 March 2018

A good variety of mexican folkart at good prices. Also a good place to buy gifts and souvenirs for family and friends.

Thank juliaandmaryanne
Reviewed 2 April 2017

A lovely little shop selling various Mexican handicrafts. Plenty of Day of the Dead artifacts. I also bought a colourful pair of harem pants.

1  Thank Primepork
NayeliAparicio, Gerente at MexicArte, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thank you for visiting us! We love the skeletons...we have on different materials, sizes, colors...to make us smile I hope you come back soon

Reviewed 26 February 2017

This shop is in the southern end of town on the main street or by the beach. It has a nice selection of authentic mexican goods at very reasonable prices. it is a nice shop, not full of the touristy things but it feels more...More

1  Thank Liz C
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I have an apartment in Tulum and have been there 6 times this year, but it was my first visit to MexicArte, just yesterday. I am a very nice and humble, but picky;) New Yorker who has scoured most shops in Playa del Carmen and...More

1  Thank LesleyV29
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We visited the Akumal location of this shop. Great selection of different items and most are locally made, as opposed to the stuff in the airports that is made in China.

1  Thank fortpierce1847
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This store has some great items, and offers different choices than most of the "flea market" shops (which are not to be written-off at all; there are plenty of very cool handcrafts at these as well). I loved the handbags made from recycled bottle caps....but...More

Thank apacheChatham_ma_
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

I was a little disappointed in the shopping in Tulum. Everyplace seemed to sell the same touristy crap as the other. This place at least seemed to have a higher quality of crafts with no one trying to push touristy junk on you. It was...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Throughout Mexico there are many many craft shops but the majority sell the same items that are interchangeable. However, you occasionally come upon a shop that sells more unique and better crafted items. MexicArte is one of those shops. With a location in Akumal and...More

3  Thank smartcar8
Reviewed 15 June 2015

The stuff here is unlike anything you will find at your typical souvenir shop. Prices are reasonable as these are not your run of the mill items. Service was friendly, they take credit cards if you wish to use them.

1  Thank Courtney K
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