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Where to buy painted tiles near Grand Bahia Principe Coba

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Where to buy painted tiles near Grand Bahia Principe Coba

Where are the nearest markets that have vendors selling hand made crafts especially hand painted tiles? Grand Bahia Principe Coba is in the city of Chacalal (between Playa Del Carmen and Tulum)

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1. Re: Where to buy painted tiles near Grand Bahia Principe Coba

Small village of Chacalal but not a city

Bahia has a public tourist collection of stores in the Hacienda by the hwy entrance to Bahia. Prices will be higher

Nearby towns of Akumal and Tulum will have the same , likely cheaper prices

Edited: 26 February 2014, 20:29
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2. Re: Where to buy painted tiles near Grand Bahia Principe Coba

GBP is near the small village of Chemuyil . The Chacalal on Google earth is a misprint I believe and is a few miles north .

Except for some added time the colectivo ride to either Playa Del Carmen to the north or Tulum to the south costs the same as Akumal or Chemuyil and those larger cities will have selections of tiles and other tourist shopping . Tulum is easy access and a little smaller to get around and possibly find what you seek more easily . Thre are large shops in PDC probably best found by cab if you want a quantity or a particular type . PDC is a much larger and spread out city but tourist services are centered along 5th Avenue and very user friendly generally speaking .

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3. Re: Where to buy painted tiles near Grand Bahia Principe Coba

On the beach near the GBP Akumal pool and bar is a vendor selling hand crafted items. Her name is Veronica and she has quality items and can even custom make orders.

Edited: 27 February 2014, 11:15
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4. Re: Where to buy painted tiles near Grand Bahia Principe Coba

We did buy a few in the shops at the Hacienda shopping complex in the Hotel Grounds.Worth trying before going further afield.

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5. Re: Where to buy painted tiles near Grand Bahia Principe Coba

We did buy a few in the shops at the Hacienda shopping complex in the Hotel Grounds.Worth trying before going further afield.

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6. Re: Where to buy painted tiles near Grand Bahia Principe Coba

If you plan to buy more than just a memento I suggest you search Ebay before you go and know the prices.

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7. Re: Where to buy painted tiles near Grand Bahia Principe Coba

btw, what you are seeking is called Talavera. it primarily comes from Puebla in the center of Mexico. There are some stores on 5th Avenue that have quality pieces... I've bought back good stuff and cheap stuff. The cheap stuff makes nice serving pieces but you definitely dont want to use hot food on it, even if it is painted "lead free" on the bottom.

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