Clothing in Montecristi

José Chávez Franco

Here you can snatch up high-quality hats for under $100, but check them closely. None are blocked or banded, but they’re cheaper than just about anywhere else in the world.
Arts & Crafts in Atacames

Handicraft Market

There’s a tiny handicraft market on weekends at the west end of the malecón.
Arts & Crafts in Esmeraldas

Centro Artesenal

This is where to come to browse for tapestries, baskets, tagua carvings and other Chachi pieces.