Wednesday and Saturday are market days around the small market square in front of the Civic Center and along the waterfront. This is a great time and place to find local and Guatemalan handcrafts, as well as fresh fruit and produce. If the outdoor market isn't happening, you can find most of the same items at the Fajina Craft Center on Front Street next to the post office (tel. 722-2470), which is a cooperative of Mayan women from the area. There’s also Maya Bags right near the airstrip (tel. 917/697-2203), which sells a plethora of different bag types handmade by 90 Mayan women from 8 nearby villages.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.