Two Great Gift Shops in Playa Del Carmen
You might be looing to do a little shopping in Playa Del Carmen when you are here. Here are two gift shops in Playa Del Carmen you should check out. Also be sure to check out our guide to great gift shops just off 5th Avenue and our Ultimate Shopping Guide to Playa Del Carmen for all your needs.
The first gift shop- Pineda Covalin
Our first store we bring you is Pineda Covalin. You might recognize the silk scarfs and other custom pieces from stores in airports boutiques. They use the cultural heritage of Mexico to inspire custom designs. Most of the work is on silk. Take time to appreciate the work and the unique pieces they have. Prices are not cheap but you are buying something of high Mexican art in the form of wearable art.
The store is located on 5th Avenue between 26th St and 28th St. Hours 10:00 am-11:00 pm each day.
Sol Jaguar Shop
Sol Jaguar is a small gift shop on lower 5th Avenue that has been there for years offering their arts and crafts from around Mexico. Even though this shop is small they offer a lot of small crafts that are quality and easy to wrap up to take home.
Victor and Maricarmen has been running this shop over the years and have gotten to know many tourist and some that return year after year. Each year they bring in new artist and products so customers have a new selection of Mexican crafts.
Below are some photos of things they have had in their store.
10:00am-10:00pm Monday -Sunday
Located on 5th Avenue between 4th and 6th Street on the West side of the street. (opposite the beach)
Both of these stores can be missed while walking on 5th Avenue. They are small and can blend in but take the time to go in and learn a little more about the artist and meaning behind what they have. It will enrich your vacation to Mexico.
Have you been to these gift shops in Playa Del Carmen? Do you have a favorite store you want to share? Let us know in the comments below.