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For more complete listings of local shops and businesses
with websites and/or e-mail addresses please see the respective directories
for Zihuatanejo, Ixtapa and Troncones.
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Abel & Julia
- Fine sterling silver from Taxco. They have a very extensive selection
of some of the most beautiful designs. They will also custom design jewelry
to your specifications. Find their large store on Calle Nicolás
Bravo #9 in Zihuatanejo. They also have a store located across
from the Cinema Paraíso movie theater on Calle Cuauhtémoc.
- A fine jewelry shop specializing in .925 silver and 14k gold. They
also do custom design work. With two stores on Calle Cuauhtémoc
at #12 & #15 in the second block from the town plaza. Tel. 554-2161.
Arte Mexicano Nopal y La Casa de Tierra - Two stores, the first located at Avenida Cinco de Mayo #56 a half
block inland past the church across from the Artisans Market, and the second on Avenida Colegio Heróico Militar #120 across the street from the offices of Migración, both in Zihuatanejo.
Specializing in handcrafted Mexican furniture and artistic decorations
for the home as well as interesting gifts. Very exotic and unique selection
of fine Mexican artisanry! Tel. 554-7530 & 554-6090.
Caracol - Delicious fresh-roasted
whole bean and ground coffee from Atoyac, Guerrero. They also sell
whole vanilla beans and extract, fresh honey (including agave honey),
scented beeswax candles, plain and
decorated Mexican shopping bags, and coffee liqueurs. Located in
the first block of downtown Zihuatanejo on the corner of Juan N.
Álvarez and Vicente Guerrero streets.
Café Galeana - High quality organically cultivated coffee from the sierra of Zihuatanejo-Ixtapa. Ground and whole bean. Located on Calle Antonio Nava #20 local 1, Zihuatanejo Centro. Cel. 755-120-0525
(formerly Ixtapa Coffee)
Exportation quality organically-grown coffee cultivated locally in
the Sierra Madre del Sur not far from Ixtapa
by Juanita Sánchez and Darío Galeana on their plantation.
Be sure to get a kilo or two to take home with you. Find them at Calle Cuauhtémoc #170-B in downtown Zihuatanejo between
Calle Ejido and Calle Nava,. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ;
Tel/Fax: 554-3890; Tel. 554-7277.
Design - Architecture and interior designs
by one of the best architects in the region. Find their home decorations
store in Zihuatanejo next to the
de la Costa Grande on the western part of the Zihuatanejo-Ixtapa highway.
Diseños y Acabados -
Extensive assortment of lighting fixtures, lamps, and fans for the
home or business. Located next to Calli Design on the northwestern
part of the Zihuatanejo-to-Ixtapa
highway. Tel. 554-8220, FAX 554-5177.
Keiko - A gift shop and gallery in downtown
Zihuatanejo and in Troncones featuring unique Mexican handcrafts
including Talavera ceramics, niche boxes, hand-woven pillows from Chiapas,
wrought iron candle holders, hand-dipped candles, designer jewelry, and
many one-of-a-kind items.
La Casa Marina
- A collection of fine family-run shops under one roof. El
Embarcadero specializes in hand-woven indigenous &
casual cotton clothing. At La Zapoteca
you'll find beautiful handmade rugs and hammocks. Manos
has handmade tablecloths, pottery, and ponchos as well as fine silver.
Costa Libre offers beautiful
sarongs (pareos) and beachwear. El
Jumíl has a great collection of handcarved masks and
other handcrafts made here in our state of Guerrero. At Cafe
Marina you'll find great pizza as well as other delicious
dishes, ice-cold beer, and Zihuatanejo's biggest collection of used books
in English to buy or trade. At El Cafecito you'll find delicious pastries, juices and coffees. All located on the waterfront in town next
to the main plaza beside the basketball court in front of the fishermen's
area. This family, carrying on a tradition begun by their mother here,
also forms our local version of a humane society with their
Protectora de Animales de Zihuatanejo, A.C. Please help
them to continue providing this essential, often thankless, service
by buying their T-shirts and other articles with the Society's emblem!!! Tel.
La Cava - Liquors, wines, beer and ice at affordable prices. Located at Calle
Nicolás Bravo #34
on the corner of Calle Vicente Guerrero in downtown Zihuatanejo.
Europea - World class selection of
fine wines, spirits, cocktail mixes, and beers as well as gourmet
condiments and foods, accessories, and gift baskets. Located at
Veleros Lote 5 Local 4 in Marina Ixtapa next to the boat ramp. Tel.
553-2717, 553-1757 and 553-1895. E-mail: email@example.com
- Located 2 blocks from the town plaza at Calle Juan N. Alvarez #5 on
the corner with Calle Vicente Guerrero (on the first block from the
waterfront) in Zihuatanejo; unique boutique specializing in hand-made
and hand-embroidered clothing from Guerrero, Chiapas and Oaxaca.
Leather - Fine leather articles, from clothing to boots to saddles to backgammon boards and anything
else you could ever want made from quality leather. You'll also find
silver accessories for your boots, collar tabs, belts, and more! Located
in downtown Zihuatanejo on Calle Vicente Guerrero #12. Tel. 554-3684
Mexican Ceramics - Handmade ceramic decorations
including tiling, sinks, and talavera pottery. Made to order. Locations
in Troncones and Dolores Hidalgo.
Mic-Mac - Boutique offering chic and comfortable cool cotton clothing for men and women, including handmade and embroidered traditional Mexican clothing, as well as accessories and handmade crafts. Open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Located in Centro Comercial "La Puerta" on Ixtapa Boulevard. Tel. 554-1733
Boutique in Ixtapa selling high quality beachwear and beach accessories
for women and men. Specializing in bathing suits, sarongs, shirts,
t-shirts, hats, shorts, sunglasses, and sandals.
Por Favor -
Zihuatanejo's oldest liquor store, open since 1961, offering an amazing
variety of tequila as well as other fine spirits, and also featuring
Zihuatanejo's finest selection of Cuban and Mexican cigars available
in their walk-in humidor. Located on Calle Cuauhtémoc #14 one
block from the waterfront in downtown Zihuatanejo as
well as in Ixtapa at Centro Comercial "La Puerta".
Nativo - Promoting local artists through exhibitions,
classes and workshops. Located on Juan N. Álvarez street in downtown Zihuatanejo near the Mexican Navy base.
Mezgalería - An art gallery and artists' workshop featuring local and visiting artists that is also a tea-parlor and coffee-house as well as a place to sit and sip fine mezcal. Located in La Madera neighborhood of Zihuatanejo across from the Hotel Irma.
Gallery - A virtual gallery of Mexican art and culture.