Shopping & Gift Shops
Though Akumal is a small, quaint town there are some outstanding shops and boutiques with an array of unique arts, crafts, jewelry and clothing. Many of the products are by local artists as well as artists from all over Mexico.
Ixchel Boutique is a gorgeous ladies fashion store in Akumal that caters for all your tropical clothing needs. This shop prides itself on quality and displays a large range of exquisite products from bikinis to cover-ups and sandals to jewelry. Ixchel is a veritable treasure trove where you can find trinkets that will make the perfect gifts for loved ones back at home. The store is located on Plaza Ukana, next to Turtle Bay Bakery.
Mexicarte is a wonderful pink gift store located next to the entrance archway to Akumal. It offers a fabulous collection of traditional art, jewelry and handcraft. Mexicarte seeks out artisans by visiting remote villages and acquiring art which supports the cultural heritage of indigenous communities in Mexico. To view some of the art on display at Mexicarte, visit: www.akumalart.com
A unique gallery located on Akumal Bay. It displays the folk art of contemporary artists from Mexico, Cuba and Italy and includes a collection of rare and original pieces of fine art, jewelry and handcrafts. In order to view some of the fabulous art in this magical treasure trove, go to www.galerialamania.com or drop by the store which is located next to the Lol-Ha beach bar.