LOS CABOS

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TIENDAS DE PALMILLA
Carretera Transpeninsular Km 27.5
San Jose del Cabo
Tel: 52-624-144-6999

This upscale shopping center on the Tourist Corridor has internationally recognizable brand names—Harry Winston, Pineda Covalin, Tommy Bahama, Emilia Castillo, Chopard, Piaget. It's an outdoor plaza in hacienda style, with shoppers strolling down arching corridors that glow cozily in the evening. Be sure to stop by Pepita (named after its owner, a Southern California transplant) for handpainted dresses (custom-fit for every body type), blouses, scarves, bags, jewelry and accessories. Tropica Calipso has mix-and-match swimwear separates in sizes XS–XL.

PUERTO PARAISO MALL
Lacaro Cardnas
Cabo San Lucas
Tel: 52-624-143-0000
puertoparaiso.com

Whether you're looking for fashion, quality arts and crafts from throughout Mexico, exclusive jewelry and gems, watches or refined perfumes (with the advantage of buying duty-free), you'll find them at this three-level indoor mall in downtown Cabo San Lucas. Forget to pack your bikini? There's no shortage of swimwear stores. You can get packable, crushable handmade hats at Cabo Hats and lingerie at Négligé. Art lovers should head to Galeria de Kaki Bassi and Sergio Bustamante. A good jewelry bet is Mexico Lindo Joyeria. You'll also find Kenneth Cole, Hugo Boss and Lacoste stores.

NECRI BOUTIQUE
Boulevard Mijares 16
San Jose del Cabo
Tel: 52-624-130-7500
necri.com.mx

This beautiful store in downtown San Jose prides itself on its handpainted Talavera pottery from Puebla, Mexico’s fine Majolica ceramic, pewter chandeliers and dinnerware, custom-designed place settings and other fine handcrafts. German owners Christa and Andrea Ehrenberg moved to Los Cabos from Mexico City and opened the store in 1988. Worldwide shipping is available.

SOL DORADO ART GALLERY
Boulevard Mijares 33
San Jose del Cabo
Tel: 52-624-142-1950
soldoradogaleria.com

Work by Mexico's premier artists and artisans is available at Rosa Luz Duran's gallery, which has been around since 1983. She's put together a beautiful selection of paintings, sculptures, silver, jewels, Huichol Indian art, textiles, ceramics, blown glass, forged iron, tin and carved wood. This is a good place for Talavera from Puebla and Guanajuato, Tonala ceramics and Mata Ortiz pottery. Worldwide shipping is available.

THE GLASS FACTORY
Lazaro Cardenas S/N
Edificio Posada Local 6-A
Cabo San Lucas
Tel: 52-624-143-0120
glassfactorycabo.com

You can watch your product being made by one of the 30 artisans here. Using recycled lead-free glass, they create custom orders for hotels, restaurants and shops as well as original pieces for groups and individual buyers. The glassblowing show is mesmerizing. Try to go before 2 p.m., while the shop is humming with activity. Most tour agencies offer guided visits to the Glass Factory, or you can take a taxi on your own. There's a shop on-site with glassware, figurines, plates and bowls, but special orders are welcome.

 

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