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Back to My Roots

30 Burns Avenue, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 824-2740
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Beautiful handmade jewelry

As Back To My Roots is the only store recommended by Lonely Planet for San Ignacio, I had to stop... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Sabrina M
via mobile
Beautiful gift shop

We went in looking for coffee of all things, as we had been told the shop might have the whole... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2016
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3 May 2017
“Beautiful handmade jewelry ”
30 Nov 2016
“Beautiful gift shop”
30 Burns Avenue, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 824-2740
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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

As Back To My Roots is the only store recommended by Lonely Planet for San Ignacio, I had to stop there for a souvenir and I wasn't disappointed. Carlton and his wife own the place. I found and amber and pearl bracelet (which was exclactly...More

Thank Sabrina M
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We went in looking for coffee of all things, as we had been told the shop might have the whole beans my husband was looking for. This shop has something for everyone. They did indeed have coffee beans, but also beautiful artwork, jewelry, bookmarks, purses,...More

Thank AmySue1981
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Bought 2 pairs of pearl earrings there and some crystals..you looking for gems and Belizean unique art ..this is the place to go..trust me..and the service is friendly!

Thank Khandie Y
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Was told by a lot of people to shop here for really nice selection of gifts.Carlton helped us pick out our gifts for friends back home with lots of patience and showed us a great deal of respect and kindness. It is worth a visit!

Thank Nikki36_10
Reviewed 28 March 2016

A visit with the owner Carlton is worth the stop.A wide variety of local crafts and unique items in a somewhat small space.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

We ended up spending about 20 minutes in this shop, browsing and eavesdropping on the light-hearted haggling between three Chinese tourists and the owner. It felt like being in a comedy club - we were all laughing out loud by the end. The tourists manage...More

1  Thank Eva J
Reviewed 28 July 2015

The owner is cool it's a nice shop for souvenirs as there isn't much shopping to be done in San Ignacio

Thank Emmac23
Reviewed 17 July 2015

I loved this small gallery. They offer many hand made items and work directly with the artists. The owner also is an artist, offering her jewelry for sale. The prices were similar to what we saw in the market. They also had hand made baskets...More

Thank Janet N
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Time for some shopping! That is where we found the best store in Belize! Back to My Roots! The owners, Carlton and Barbara, are amazing and I ended up making sure 3 more shopping groups went to their store! They have such an amazing variety...More

Thank Paige M
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Seriously, This is the absolute best place to go for jewelry (for gifts). Most of it is hand crafted, and if its not, Mr Charles or Ms Barbara know exactly where and who it came from. Speaking of the owners, They're the nicest people you'll...More

Thank Jared B
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