Top Choice Art in Loíza

Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind

This studio showcases the spectacular artwork of Samuel Lind, a master artist whose work is inspired by the culture and natural beauty of Loíza. Lind walks visitors through the two-story studio, explaining the histo…
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Artesanías Castor Ayala

This family-run shop sells some of the best vejigantes (Puerto Rican masks) on the island. The patriarch, Castor Ayala, began making and selling the coconut masks in the 1950s. He taught his craft to his children, o…
Top Choice Shopping Center in San Juan & Around

Santurce POP

In the heart of Santurce, this boho design mart has several booths of handcrafted and locally sourced goods. You'll find everything from hipster T-shirts and unique jewelry to fine leather goods and smoking accessor…
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Although it's beloved by tourists, this old-school hat shop is no tourist trap. As he has for generations, Guillermo Cristian Jeffs will custom-fit you for a truly authentic handwoven Panama hat (from $60) – not som…
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Puerto Rican Art & Crafts

A large shop specializing in Puerto Rican folk art, paintings and jewelry. Items come from artist workshops found throughout the island. The prices are on the high end, but so is the quality.
Art in San Juan & Around

Galeria Botello

This labyrinthine gallery showcases the work of Ángel Botello, considered one of Latin America's greatest post-modern artists. Works by other international superstars – including the likes of Salvador Dalí – are als…
Books in San Juan & Around

Librería Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña

This well-stocked bookstore carries a good range of Boricua-focused books, all published by the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture. You'll find everything from history and poetry to novels and children's fiction. The…
Fashion & Accessories in San Juan & Around

Pure Soul

This corner boutique oozes tropical chic with flowing dresses, linen wear and an assortment of handcrafted shoes and purses. Many of the items are made by local designers, though some of the textiles come from as fa…
Health & Beauty in San Juan & Around

Marisel Herbal Bath & Body

The smell of lavender will lead you straight to this artisanal apothecary, where you'll find everything from teas for an upset stomach and oils for allegies to body exfoliants and creamy lip balms. Half-day workshop…
Books in San Juan & Around

Libros AC

This bookshop has a great selection of books and magazines in both English and Spanish. An extensive children's section makes it a hit with parents. If the kids start getting cranky, there's a modern cafe with munch…