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Alma Libre Bookstore

Av Tulum 3 | South Side of the Main Square in Puerto Morelos, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
+52 1 998 190 2913
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Great little shop

Great little shop to explore. Full of all types of books and gifts. Something for everyone. They... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Kathy S
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Lititz, Pennsylvania
Great little shop!

It was fun browsing in this cute bookstore. An added bonus was that they had helpful city maps. The... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
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Alma Libre Books is the largest New & Used English Bookstore in the Yucatan.You'll find an eclectic selection in more than 20 genres, including local birds, fish, mammals, Mayan culture, Mexican cooking, maps, language books, travel guides and dictionaries and Spanish phrase books.We have a huge selection of used fiction books & information to make your vacation better.Trades are welcome on used books, so our selection is always changing and growing. Open daily 10:00 - 6:00
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Av Tulum 3 | South Side of the Main Square in Puerto Morelos, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Great little shop to explore. Full of all types of books and gifts. Something for everyone. They are very friendly and helpful with any questions about the area.

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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

It was fun browsing in this cute bookstore. An added bonus was that they had helpful city maps. The town is small but it was great, nonetheless, to see where various restaurants are located. Some cute gift items are also for sale at the store....More

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Make this your base of operations. These folks are the most knowledgeable and helpful people around. They can point you to the best attractions for your group. The bookstore is amazing. Both eclectic and relevant, you will find more than you can read in the...More

Thank Ray G
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Like coming to this place to check out the books and local products. Who can't use a good read while on vacation! The books are priced reasonably and there is something for everyone! Also like checking out the selection of local products! They, too, are...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

A small but worthwhile place to visit. I went with my daughter and although we didn't purchase anything the woman working was very nice and kind. I felt as though if we had needed assistance, even if it were unrelated to the goods sold in...More

Thank Christina L
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

thank you so much for your help! I had a very bad tooth ache and you lent me some scissors to cut the package open, no questions asked. I know it doesn't sound like much but that day it meant the world to me.

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

What great folks work here full of information for visitors. The book selection is outstanding. There are lovely gifts to be had as well. Great resource for PM.

Thank GailCheryl
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

We were very disappointed by the rudeness of the proprietors as we had heard they were usually quite helpful. They ignored us, brushed off questions, and seemed very disinterested in our business.More

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almalibre, Owner at Alma Libre Bookstore, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Hello Kate, we talk to dozens of people every day in the store, and we help people get more out of their vacations by providing good information. We answer questions tirelessly. We maintain a couple of information websites on the town and a busy Facebook...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The staff are always helpful. They Are very knowledgeable and provide excellent recommendations for dinning, day trips etc. They also have good beach reads.

Thank Steve J
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almalibre, Owner at Alma Libre Bookstore, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2016

Thank you Steve! That is exactly what we aim for. Good reads, good stuff and good advice. :) Gracias - Rob

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Reviewed 2 April 2016

We stopped here because we had relied on their website before our trip for useful info on PM. A great place to get your beach read or cards and small gifts. Lots of Americans and Canadians come through this shop. Good place to get info...More

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Ray G
16 March 2017|
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Response from CasaViajeros | Property representative |
Yes, they are open daily except Sunday. Rob
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Pollygill4
15 March 2016|
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Response from CasaViajeros | Property representative |
Hello, we don't do this but there is an internet place beside the OXXO near the square and several places in the Colonia that can help you. Rob Alma Libre Books & Gifts - Puerto Morelos
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Prunce
20 February 2015|
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We usually take the bus or drive to or from Merida. It is a very easy drive, either on the toll or free road. Check my site for more information. Look for Alma Libre Bookstore. Rob
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