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Arts & Crafts in Ensenada

Galería Pérez Meillon

In the Centro Artesanal de Ensenada, this gallery sells authenticated pottery from the Paipai (one of Baja California’s indigenous peoples known for fine craftwork, particularly pottery and baskets) and Mata Ortiz (…
Drinks in Ensenada

Tequila Room

The Irish-Mexican owner is passionate about tequila but you won't find any of the more commercial brands here; these are sourced from all over Mexico. Even if you don't fancy a tipple (tastings are free), you can ad…
Arts & Crafts in Todos Santos

Faces of Mexico

Duck into the warren of dark rooms here to discover an extraordinary collection of masks, sculpture, ethnic art, antique baubles and plenty of somber Día de Muertos beaded and painted decorative skulls. This is not …
Jewellery in Cabo San Lucas

Dos Lunas

This bright, colorful shop will get you in the holiday mood. Stocking reasonably priced resort wear made of natural fibres, as well as great jewelry and kiddies' clothing, it's well worth a pre-beach visit. They als…
Arts & Crafts in Los Barriles

Plum Loco

The US owner, Paul, imports crafts from all over Mexico, as well as further afield. He also has free books and coffee for browsers and, as an amiable long-term resident, is a great source of information.
Arts & Crafts in San José del Cabo

La Sacristia

This multigallery space showcases art and crafts from throughout Mexico. Don't miss the rainbow-colored beaded animal sculptures made by the mainland Mexican Huichol tribe.
Market in Tijuana

Mercado Municipal

Jewelry, blankets, furniture, baskets, silver, pottery and leather goods are available in stores on Avenidas Revolución and Constitución, at the municipal market.
Books in Loreto

El Caballo Blanco

Probably the most comprehensive collection of books on Baja in the region, plus maps, art materials, pottery and a bottomless coffee pot for browsers.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Todos Santos

Got Baja?

Created by local artists/entrepreneurs, Got Baja? has cute souvenirs (such as chalkboard piggy banks) and T-shirts with catchy, classy, funky designs.
Jewelry in Tijuana

Emporium

This is one of the few places with fair silver prices that are already marked, plus the English-speaking owner is knowledgeable and not too pushy.