From souvenirs to fine diamond, high-quality hand-blown glass pieces, beautiful pottery, and fantastic art, the Baja Peninsula has every shop imaginable to cover your shopping needs. There are countless things to do in Los Cabos.
Even if you are looking for clothing, bathing suits, flip flops, or summer dresses, everything you could ever need can all be found in one place. Near San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas, there are plenty of art galleries, open-air markets, and even shopping malls. So, which ones are the best when living in Los Cabos?
Puerto Paraiso Mall
El Medano Ejidal, Marina, 23479 Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
If you are looking for the best and most authentic souvenirs, Puerto Paraiso Mall is a one-stop-shop. Known as Cabo’s biggest shopping mall, Puerto Paraiso has plenty of interesting stores, including a 100% Hecho a Mano, handcrafted artisanal good, only made in Mexico.
This mall has textiles, toys, pottery, leatherwork, and even local delicacies such as local honey and organic chocolate. Stores such as Peneda Covalin features beautiful handmade scarves and Cabo Hats. Zingara is a local favorite for beach-ready bathing suits.
It also features popular American brands such as Nautica, and tropical favorite, Tommy Bahama.
Circuito Cultural of Cabo San Lucas
Blvd. Paseo de la Marina, Centro, Marina, 23450 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico
If you are looking to discover Cabo culture, look no further. Every Saturday starting in October and ending in July, the Cabo San Lucas marina transforms into a market for artists and performers to sell their goods. They also showcase their creative skills—shopping and culture all in one beautiful location.
Local artists showcase their latest work from noon until around 10 pm. The performances range from traditional Mexican to Scottish country dancing.
Blvd. Antonio Mijares
One of the best things about shopping in Mexico is the beautiful traditional markets. These markets sell everything from fresh produce to handcrafts and even textiles.
Plaza Artesanos in San Jose del Cabo is a gorgeous local artisan market that is open daily. Vendors sell a variety of goods, including pottery, clothing, jewelry, and fantastic traditional fare.
If you are an art lover, then Galeria Corsica is a must. Of the dozens of fantastic galleries located in San Jose del Cabo, Corsica is one of the finest and most frequented. It was established nearly a decade ago and featured two additional locations in Mexico City and Puerto Vallarta.
This gallery typically focuses on contemporary Mexican artists, such as Jorge Marin and Leonora Carrington. It features a wide variety of other traditional artists and mediums as well. Anyone interested in art will find the pieces in this gallery exciting and compelling.
Art & Beer
Degollado, El Pescadero, B.C.S., Mexico
Two of arguably the best things in the world join forces at this relatively off the grid cantina. This laid back and stylish establishment feature beautiful art for sale and delicious beer.
After a day of shopping, this stop is not only famous for its variety of beers but also its raw clams marinated with 17 different tasty ingredients.
Carretera Transpeninsular San José del Cabo Km. 30, Las Ánimas Bajas, 23407 San José del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico
If you are looking for a place to stock your kitchen with fresh and local ingredients, look no further. Flora’s farm to table bar and restaurant also features a fantastic grocery store, curated with some of the finest ingredients available in Mexico.
The grocery features jams, preserves, honey, sauces, pickled vegetables, and other goods, handmade, right on their farmland. You can also find cooking utensils and traditional clay pots and earthenware.
La Sacristia Art & History
Miguel Hidalgo 9, Gallery District, Centro, 23400 San José del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico
Art and traditional handmade goods are an essential aspect of Mexican culture. La Sacristia brings together traditional Huichol beaded masks, animal figurines, yarn paintings, ceramics and acrylic paintings all in one beautiful location.
There are also handmade bowl, kitchenware, jewelry, and vases, at all reasonable prices.
Vitrofusión y Arte Glass Factory
Calle Sexta Avenida
While Los Cabos isn’t necessarily known for handmade crafts, Vitrofusión is an exception. Here, artisans hand blow and pull exquisite glass creations. They feature walking tours of the production floor, and most everything featured on the tour is for sale in the gift shop.
Los Cabos for Every Shopper
The best things to do in Los Cabos are waiting for you. Whether you are searching for traditional markets or fashionable hand-blown glass, the countless shops and stores in Los Cabos will meet all of your shopping needs. So shop til you drop or enjoy some traditional Mexican treats at any of these fine retailers. If you want to get closer to the immersive shopping action, then you may consider making the move to Los Cabos. We can help you find the perfect home and you can get in touch by calling us on 521.624.157.6323 or send an email to ian(dotted)gengos(at)engelvoelkers(dotted)com.