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Hamaca Maya

48 Emilio Zapata Avenue, La Penita de Jaltemba, Mexico
+52 322 142 7062
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Great Folk Art!!!

The wonderful owner of this store has an eye for art and her store reflects this in many pieces of... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2018
jagfink
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
My favorite place to shop

This is my favorite store to buy Mexican arts/ crafts. It is also a joy to visit due to Hala. My... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2018
lacruz09
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La Cruz de Huanacaxtle
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We are the only hammock specialty shop on the coast, featuring a wide variety of the finest handwoven Mayan hammocks in many different fibers, styles, sizes, and color combinations! We also offer a unique collection of fascinating Mexican Folk Art, representative of many of the country's artistic regions. In all cases, we endeavor to work directly with the artists and their co ops, bringing you a wide variety of authentic Mexican art, at fair trade prices.
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48 Emilio Zapata Avenue, La Penita de Jaltemba, Mexico
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+52 322 142 7062
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

The wonderful owner of this store has an eye for art and her store reflects this in many pieces of traditional and unique folk art. Prices are the best, Hala is delightful, this will become your favorite store after your first visit!!!!!!More

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Hala H, Owner at Hamaca Maya, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2018

Hi Judy! I'm thrilled that you enjoyed your visit to the shop, and I thank you very much for taking the time to write these beautiful words. I hope that your return in our tri village area will be a little longer next time, I...More

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Reviewed January 19, 2018

This is my favorite store to buy Mexican arts/ crafts. It is also a joy to visit due to Hala. My sister is again visiting me from el norte and we are planning our annual drive to La Penita. I was just at Hamaca Maya...More

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Hala H, Owner at Hamaca Maya, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2018

Hello Lacruz, and thank you so much for the lovely compliments! It's always an uncommon pleasure for me to see you both, and I look forward to welcoming you back, soon!

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

We found this beautiful little store in La Penita last year and it was on our list to go back for another visit to purchase some more metal art from Hala, the owner. What a great person she is and so helpful and welcoming. The...More

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Hala H, Owner at Hamaca Maya, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2018

Thank you, Sharko!! Thanks so much for your lovely and encouraging words. Was this the blue & green metal turtle that was on the back wall?! If so, I will gladly hold it for you til your return in December! Cheers!!

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Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Hala's hammocks are the finest available. She brings them from a woman's cooperative in the Yucatán. There is nothing to compare in this part of Mexico. But if you did discover them somewhere else, you would find that her prices are the best. Besides hammocks,...More

1  Thank Jaltemba
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Hala H, Owner at Hamaca Maya, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2017

Hi Tom! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review, it's very appreciated! Cheers, and until we meet again!

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Reviewed May 5, 2017

This year was my 4th visit to Hamaca Maya. I love the color and good energy in this extraordinary shop which I'm sure is because it rubs off of the owner!! She is super nice and very helpful.!!! There are always so many beautiful and...More

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Hala H, Owner at Hamaca Maya, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, your thoughtfulness is truly appreciated. We look forward to your 5th visit, and hopefully many, many more, in the years to come!! Saludos!!

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Reviewed May 3, 2017

We stumbled across this store while visiting friends in La Penita Mexico. What a find! The owner/proprietor beams with as much colour and light as the amazing and stylish hammocks she displays. Every kind of hammock - chair, family size, single, double, couple, baby -...More

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Hala H, Owner at Hamaca Maya, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2017

Thank you so much, Hawksleyirish!!! I hope you finally did.....choose one, I mean!!! Your kind comments are deeply appreciated, we love love love guests like you! You make our efforts to keep the shop current and interesting, worthwhile!!! I hope to have the opportunity to...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2017

You are going to enjoy this store, stocked chalk full of handcrafted mexican goods for the home or for gift giving. It is a feast for the eyes! The owner/operator is a warm, friendly woman who speaks English and French.

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Hala H, Owner at Hamaca Maya, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2017

Thank you, Alberta!! Buying for the shop is a singular joy, and I'm pleased to know that you enjoyed your visit. I appreciate your kindness and generosity, and hope to see you again, soon!!

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Reviewed February 15, 2017

I have written a review in the past and have since returned to this little gem of a shop. The owner is kind and welcoming. The shop has so many wonderful things to enjoy and purchase. Ginny and I purchase most of our gifts here....More

1  Thank Regina G
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Hala H, Owner at Hamaca Maya, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

Hola Regina, and thank you very much for your kindness and for your patronage. I greatly appreciate your support, and look forward to your return. Thanks again!!!

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Reviewed January 17, 2017

They have some cotton ones there that are so comfortable!! Love this place. Just purchased my 6th Hammock from them.

1  Thank mexicoamiga
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Hala H, Owner at Hamaca Maya, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2017

Thank you so much!!!! We sincerely appreciate your business, and kind comments!! Saludos, Mexicoamiga!! :)

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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Many times to La Penita but first time in this store. I could have spent the whole night and bought everything.

1  Thank Chantal V
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Hala H, Owner at Hamaca Maya, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2016

Lol! Thanks, Chantal! So glad you finally made your way to us, and I hope that you will be back on your next visit!! Cheers!!!

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Response from jassyho | Reviewed this property |
I am no expert on the subject but depending on where you live and if the hammock was left outside in all kinds of weather...that may happen. I know the hot sun and rain/weather could break down the material over time if... More
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