Shopping

Arts & Crafts in Esmeraldas

Centro Artesenal

This is where to come to browse for tapestries, baskets, tagua (vegetable ivory)carvings and other Chachi pieces.
Clothing in Montecristi

José Chávez Franco

Here you can snatch up high-quality straw 'Panama' 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.José is quick to point out t…
Arts & Crafts in Atacames

Handicraft Market

There’s a tiny handicraft market daily at the west end of the malecón.