Where to Find Souvenirs in Cancun

Who would forget to purchase souvenirs to take back home to friends and loved ones following an incredible vacation?

Mercado 28

But, we know that more tan half of people on vacation for one reason or another have difficulties buying souvenirs. One important reason for this is that people simply don’t know where to go. That´s why we are providing you with a list of several places where you can pick up some nice and fun souvenirs in Cancun.

El Kiwi Handicrafts Market

Kiwi is located on one of Cancun´s main avenues: Avenida Tulum. Situated just outside of the Hotel Zone in front of the Chedraui Supermarket, El Kiwi is very easy to find. If you have any doubts about how to get there, just take the bus R1 going from the Hotel Zone and tell the driver you want to get off at El Kiwi.

Here you will find diverse handicrafts, handmade clothing such as huipiles (typical indigenous dresses) as well as fine hats, typical of the Yucatan Peninsula, made of henequen.Souvenirs in Cancun

Mercado 28

Mercado 28 is the biggest and most well-known handicrafts market in Cancun. Here you will find all types of souvenirs and handmade clothing as well as small restaurants and eating joints to try out following your shopping. To arrive, just take the R2 bus from the Hotel Zone and tell the driver you want to get off at Mercado 28 (pronounced bain-tee-oh-cho). You won’t get lost!

In addition to these two handicraft markets, you will also find souvenir stands in the different shopping malls and theme parks that you are surely to visit.

So now you have no excuse! What type of gifts do you normally like to take back to your friends and loved ones?


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