Tulum is known for its diverse and vibrant shopping opportunities as much as its beaches and archaeological sites. You can find a range of arts and crafts, gifts, and authentic artisan goods in malls, bazaars, and boutiques throughout the town.

    Whether you’re looking for inexpensive and quirky souvenirs, designer clothing, local artwork, or a range of shopping options, you can find it in Tulum. Check out the top 10 best places to go shopping in Tulum to plan your vacation itinerary.


    Mercado Maya Tulum

    Explore the Mayan roots of Tulum

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    The Tulum Market, or Mercado Maya Tulum, is a traditional outdoor market offering textiles, handcrafted artworks, organic fruits and vegetables, and other items to locals and visitors. It's dedicated to showcasing the artistic expression of local craftspeople and the important harvests produced by local farmers. The market is dedicated to the region's Mayan roots, celebrating the gastronomic traditions, creativity, and artistic heritage of the culture.

    This unique market is located right in the heart of downtown Tulum and is a wonderful place to engage with local culture and soak up the sights, smells, and sounds that are uniquely Tulum. It's also a place to find that perfect souvenir of your trip.

    Location: Calle Orión Sur, Tulum Centro, 77760 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico

    Open: Daily from 7 am to 6 pm


    Tulum Beach Road

    Get a tattoo or find the ideal arts and crafts souvenir

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    Tulum Beach Road is a quaint shopping district offering tons of small shops, tattoo parlors, clothing stores, and locally made arts and crafts. It's located at the Tulum archaeological site and features many local restaurants with taquerias, ice cream, coffee, and more. The options for shopping here are near endless, from name brands to locally-sourced crafts.

    After you're done at the beach, this is a wonderful place for the entire family to spend an afternoon shopping for an ideal souvenir of their journey to Tulum. It's located about a 10-minute drive from central downtown Tulum, to the east.


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    Tulum Bazaar

    Lively shopping mall offering souvenirs, gifts, and crafts

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    Tulum Bazaar is a cozy shopping mall with a variety of shops, vendors, boutiques, and local restaurants. Located in Tulum Centro, the shopping mall is only a few blocks away from the Parque Nacional Tulum off the 307.

    Tulum Bazaar offers a range of shops and vendors, from souvenir shops and gift items to handcrafted pottery and artwork. The center also offers a variety of local street food, and casual dining restaurants with authentic regional cuisine. Keep in mind, most shops and vendors here only accept cash.

    Location: 77760 Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico


    La Troupe

    Artisan crafted fashion and ethical products in a boutique showroom

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    La Troupe is a locally owned clothing store and showroom offering responsibly-made fashion. Located near the waters of Tulum Beach, the boutique is recognizable by its ethereal feeling tropical entryway.

    La Troupe carries an array of boho-chic clothing for women, from jackets and flowy kimonos to skirts and jumpsuits, as well as accessories and home decor items. All products are ethically sourced and responsibly made, being produced in Mexico by local communities and artisan craftspeople.

    Location: Carr. Tulum-Boca Paila km 7.5, Tulum Beach, 77780 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico

    Open: Daily from 10 am to 11 pm

    Phone: +52 984 859 4021


    MexicArte Tulum

    Shop a popular local craft store with 2 locations

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    MexicArte Tulum is a local arts and crafts shop that's as popular with locals as it is with visitors and offers handcrafted works from local artisans in either of 2 locations. The first location is right in the center of downtown, while the second, which focuses on textiles and clothing, is about 35 minutes south of the city.

    At either location, you can find pottery, sculpture, housewares, clothing, and a wide variety of arts and crafts that will serve to commemorate your trip. From sugar skulls to bowls and jewelry, you'll find the unique, quirky, and fun items that immerse you in the local culture and ensure you'll never forget your journey to Tulum.

    Location: Av Tulum Ote entre Alfa y Osiris Mza.1 Lt 04 Loc 4, 77780 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico

    Phone: +52 984-875-9115


    Kaahal Home Tulum

    Cozy local boutique known for handmade goods and clothing

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    Kaahal Home Tulum is a local boutique offering handmade products and goods from across Mexico. The boutique is centrally located in Tulum’s main shopping district downtown, on Av. Tulum.

    You won’t find any mass-produced products in Kaahal Home Tulum, only thoughtfully selected pieces from artisan craftspeople. The boutique carries everything from clothing and accessories to home goods, art, and gift items.

    Location: Av. Tulum LTE 12, Centro, 77760 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico

    Open: Monday—Saturday from 11 am to 7.30 pm

    Phone: +52 984 217 6384


    Viva Mexico Ruinas

    Colorful shopping mall by the national park

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    Viva Mexico Ruinas is a shopping bazaar and mall near Parque Nacional Tulum. Located just a short distance from the Tulum Archaeological Zone and Mayan ruins, this plaza is easily accessed on foot or bus.

    Within Viva Mexico Ruinas, you’ll find a diverse offering of shops and boutiques, along with street food and casual dining options. A mix of souvenir and gift options around the bazaar include handmade items and colorful textiles, along with local artwork and cultural items. There are also some great spots for photos here alongside street art, sculptures, and local landmarks.

    Location: 77765 Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico



    Colorful craft shop offering authentic artwork and handmade gifts

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    Mixik is a crafts store known for a diverse selection of traditional arts and handmade crafts. The shop is located between Osiris Sur and Beta Sur in Tulum Centro, recognizable by its colorful and bright interior.

    This shop differs from many others in the area, concentrating specifically on genuine artwork and handmade crafts with no mass-produced souvenirs. Within Mixik you’ll find everything from woven textiles and ceramics to intricately beaded artwork, hand-blown glassware, and colorful jewelry.

    Location: Av. Tulum MZA 6 LTE 22, entre Jupiter y Alfa Norte, Tulum Centro, Centro, 77760 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico

    Open: Tuesday—Saturday from 10 am to 9 pm, Sunday—Monday from 11 am to 7 pm

    Phone: +52 984-871-2136


    Centro Artesanal Tulum

    Find a souvenir of your trip to the Mayan ruins

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    The Centro Artesanal Tulum is a vast indoor market featuring hundreds of stalls staffed by local artisans selling arts, crafts, locally-sourced produce, and prepared foods. This marketplace is a great place to find the ideal souvenir of your trip, and you can explore clothes, textiles, housewares, wall art, pottery, and much more. The offerings change regularly, so keep coming back.

    The Tulum Craft Center is located at the entrance to the Tulum ruins, about 10 minutes to the east of the center of downtown Tulum. Whether you're visiting the ruins or you just want to explore local color, it's a must-visit site.

    Location: Carr. Tulum - Cancún 307, Crucero Zona Arqueologica, 77780 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico

    Open: Daily from 9 am to 5 pm


    Calas Boutique

    Original clothing and accessories from local designers

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    Calas Boutique is a trendy fashion boutique known for spotlighting local designers and artists. This cozy spot is located along Av. Tulum in Tulum’s main shopping district, not far from the Parque Nacional Tulum.

    Calas Boutique offers a range of women’s fashion and accessories, including handmade pieces and clothing from independent designers. The boutique draws a mix of locals and visitors with beachside vibes, unique treasures, and personal, friendly service.

    Location: Calle Centauro Sur 249, Tulum Centro, 77760 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico

    Open: Daily from 10 am to 9.30 pm

    Phone: +52 984 181 7553


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