Puerto Escondido, Mexico
Shopping in Puerto Escondido, Mexico: Handcrafts, Souvenirs & Malls
Puerto Escondido, a magical place with a special charm thanks to its beautiful white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. A town where people are kind and amicable, a place with a delightful cuisine, a vacation spot that has become a perfect hideaway for those who love nature and want to get as far as possible from the noise and the stress of city life.
When on vacation in Puerto Escondido, you won't find the typical places to go shopping. Puerto Escondido does not feature large shopping malls and plazas, however there are many quaint little stands where you will surely find the perfect souvenir to take home with you. The kindness of the people from this town will get into your heart.
Puerto Escondido attracts tourists from many different parts of the world. In its peaceful, safe streets you will find a nice blend of languages and interests. Generally visitors who come to look around the stalls and markets of Puerto Escondido find themselves buying beautiful handicrafts, that they have never even heard or seen the like of before.
This famous tourist "alley" is located on a street parallel to the beach. With the passing of time, it has become the center of attention for many a visitor, thanks to the variety of services and businesses. During the day, dozens of small stands offering diverse products, fill the whole length of this fascinating walkway, nestled amongst the restaurants and bars that will come alive when the sun goes down.
Sold at the diverse and quaint little stands of the "Adoquin" you will find items such as hammocks, t-shirts, jewelry, carved wood and an endless assortment of beautiful and interesting Oaxacan handicrafts. The "Adoquin" is fun to stroll along during the afternoon, right before taking a nap to regain your energy and come back to indulge in the exciting nightlife.
"Benito Juarez" Market
"Benito Juarez" Market is a collage of colors, sounds and aromas. Strolling around this huge market, you will find small stands where interesting and unique products are sold, from fruits and vegetables to hand-woven fabrics, carved woods or jewelry. Wednesdays and Saturdays are the big market days and it gets busier than ever when the inhabitants of the mountain areas come down to the town, to sell their wares. Looking around the several stands on "market days" will be a completely new and unforgettable experience.
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