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Small, but mighty

El Valle is a small town and this market is small. However, there are a few vendors who have... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
Worth the Trip

The market was enjoyable with many local artists and vendors. The market offered a wide range of... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
Robert C
Sudbury, Canada
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

The market was well organized and the crafts were amazing and sold for good value. The selection of fruits and vegetables was varied and inexpensive. We got a whole pineapple for a bargain price of $2.50!! You must go when you are in the area!...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

El Valle is a small town and this market is small. However, there are a few vendors who have excellent offerings. One in particular has quality molas. I also found some interesting pieces of jewelry hand made from tagua and twine. It's always interesting to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank I13JAmarym
Reviewed 19 January 2018

We were told this is a bustling town with a very large Sunday market. We decided to make a day of it and go to the rainforest and see the hot spring and waterfall. We were able to complete the market in an hour and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

The market was enjoyable with many local artists and vendors. The market offered a wide range of locally made or grown products. WE had a nice lunch at a local restaurant. The prices are quite fair, if not cheap. All of the Panamanians we met...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Robert C
Reviewed 31 December 2017

There is no difference if you come here on a Sunday or any other day. Maybe some more people selling plants but the vegetable and trinket sellers are here every day. Not really a main attraction. Next to the tourist office.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 10_Downing_St
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Although we did not go on a Sunday, more venders and artisans contribute to the local market! Their work is absolutely beautiful, and I purchased two handmade Molas! I definitely recommend going to this market during the weekend.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is a local market with lots of crafts and plenty of produce from the valley. It is split between produce and other food items that locals come to buy and booths with crafts and tourist items to purchase. You can also get these craft...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

I had some time to kill on Sunday afternoon so I walked here from Casco Viejo (a short walk - 10-15 minutes). The setup was interesting, but I really didn't see a variety of food stalls. Worth a look. It was recommended to me by...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank AtlantaGATrvlr
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A town in the middle of a dormant volcano about a half hour from the city of Coronado. Beautiful lush trees and plants coming into the area. The market has many handmade items that would make excellent gifts for anyone. A large fruit/vegetable area (if...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank SandraW1920
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We have a home in the beach community of Coronado, and it is always a pleasure to break away from the heat by taking a 30 minute drive to El Valle...

Date of experience: May 2016
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