Cancun Mexico Shopping
The Cancun area offers excellent shopping. Most stores are conveniently located in several highly modern and attractive shopping centers. Gold and silver jewelry, fashionable resortwear and imported perfumes are among the resort's best buys for Cancun shopping. Cancun shopping is excellent. In Cancun, you will find a buffet of boutiques, shops, and malls. You can find everything and anything from the simple to the most discriminating items. Just follow the menu and select just the right place to fit your desires.
Cancun shopping hours generally are weekdays 10am - 2pm and 4pm - 7pm. But many stores choose to stay open during the siesta hours from 2pm - 4pm. On Saturdays, many shops only open for the morning. On Sunday, some open for the morning until 1pm. Shops in the malls tend to be open weekdays from 10am to 8pm. While Cancun shopping expect to bargain in the markets; but stores usually have fixed prices. If you can pay cash, you may get the 15% sales tax taken off at shops that don't want to pay the high credit-card commissions.
Shopping in Cancun will probably be a very interesting experience. There are thousands of stores, thousands of things to buy and thousands of different prices. You can go to markets to barter for mexican handcrafts, or look in american style malls for things from italian clothing to smoking houses to Senor Frogs wear. You'll find Cozumel's main shopping area in downtown. The waterfront along Avenida Rafael Melgar and the side streets around the plaza offer more than 150 shops. Cancun shopping Mondays tend to be extremely crowded since cruise ships usually dock that day. Word of warning: Do not buy black coral since it is an endangered species and illegal to bring back home.
Cancun Shopping Centers and Shopping Stores
Frog's Official Store
Forum by the Sea
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