Guardalavaca Flea Market
Buy locally-made souvenirs or simply enjoy the vibrant atmosphere as you browse the stalls at Guardalavaca Flea Market. After a morning at the beach, walk to the market where you’ll find all kinds of unique crafts and gifts for sale. If you’re nervous of haggling, don’t worry; many market sellers speak English and are very respectful, so you can browse at your leisure, hassle-free.
With the sellers on rotation, Guardalavaca Flea Market changes every day so you’ll see something different each time you visit. Many of the vendors are very talented, so look out for professional artists selling canvases, prints and carvings. There are plenty of bargains to be had, so take your time as you browse the trinkets, clothes, leather and woodwork for sale.
You can walk to the flea market from the beach, or take a bus from your hotel. It’s an ideal and convenient place to pick up holiday souvenirs, or gifts for friends and family back home. You’ll find all sorts from ornaments to musical instruments and traditional Cuban cigars, so there really is something for everyone.
When you’ve finished browsing the stalls, visit one of the local tavernas for a refreshing drink. For an extended day out, Bahia de Naranjo Nature Park is nearby, so hire a car and combine your trip. The nature park is a great place to go horse riding, take a hike through mangrove swamps or even swim with dolphins.