Shopping in Tequesquitengo, Mexico: Handcrafts, Souvenirs & Malls
This beautiful destination is chosen by tourists who, in the main, want to enjoy the many relaxing places and aquatic activities on offer. Tequesquitengo doesn't have a lot of specialist shops or crafts markets, however, you can take advantage of the nearby towns, such as Jojutla and Tehuixtla (10 minutes away) and the city of Cuernavaca (30 minutes away), to find the beautiful arts and crafts of the state of Morelos.
Some hotels in Tequesquitengo have their own convenience stores and boutiques, freeing up time for guests to make the most of their stay in this beautiful town. However, a quick trip to the nearby towns is also definitely worthwhile for those looking for an insight into the ''real'' Mexico. In the surrounding areas you'll be able to find also sorts of interesting handicrafts to purchase as souvenirs, and you'll also get to learn a bit more about Mexican culture and traditions.
When traveling to Tequesquitengo, you don't have to bring all the necessary equipment with you for an aquatic adventure, because at Aqa Sports you will find everything you need for waterskiing, wakeboarding, kitesurfing, diving, and more. Aqa Sports is a well- known Mexican brand that started in this town and has grown over the years, now featuring branches in Miami and Cancun. This store sells excellent, high quality products, including clothing and water sports equipment, so take advantage of your trip to ''Teques'' and buy everything you need, for a fun filled aquatic adventure, right here!
Twenty eight miles away from Tequesquitengo, you will find the beautiful town of Taxco, Guerrero. This town is one of the main attractions for visitors to Tequesquitengo, because of the fantastic products manufactured here with silver from the local mines. Every weekend a flea market is erected and vendors offer a wide range of products made of this precious metal. Here you will find everything from dinner service sets to jewelry, including products for the office and the home. There are also impressive sculptures and many other curios that will amaze you with their originality. Their cost is much more accessible than the prices you will find in big jewelry stores.
The town of Jojutla is located ten minutes away from Tequesquitengo. Among the many products you can find here, bread made with skin of boiled milk, instead of butter, called Pan de nata, is a very popular choice. It has a sweet flavor, making it ideal to dip in a hot cup of coffee or cocoa, or just eaten alone as a snack. Another product definitely worth trying is the rice they produce here in the town. It is said that this rice is of an incredibly high quality and has a wonderful flavor, perhaps you may even want to take a bag home with you.
Tehuixtla, located close to Tequesquitengo, is the best place to go if you want to experience a real Mexican market. Here you will find exclusive regional products, such as a certain edible live insect called ''jumiles'', best served in tacos. There are also many different kinds of dried chili peppers and other ingredients used to prepare tamales, mole or pozole. Making great souvenirs, the market has lots of interesting handicrafts, including Mexican cooking dishes made out of clay, called Comales, and sandals made of leather.
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