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Al Sole Boutique

Open 9 am – 1.30 pm / 2.30 pm – 7pm

 

Forgot your favourite bikini back home? Don’t worry, you can find all your resort fashion needs and even a special St. Regis Punta Mita gift to take home at Al Sole boutique, located next to the Altamira Lobby Bar.  Al Sole offers a variety of the best  national and international luxury designer pieces such as swimsuits, beach apparel, fashion accessories, handbags, shoes, suntan lotions, home and design items, childrens’ apparel, Signature St. Regis Pieces,  Cuban & Mexican cigars and other stylish gifts .  Brands include: Eres, La Perla, Onda de Mar, Vilebrequin,  Dolores Cortes, Tahitian Pearls, Alisha and Marien Nikel among others.

New collections for winter 2012 arriving soon!

 

Ext. 5864

Punta de Mita

Punta de Mita is a small town located just outside the gates of the resort. Known for its pretty beaches, (the most famous known as Anclote), surfing, quirky restaurants and beach side cafes, it is a must see for visitors who do not want to venture too far away from their room! Here you can find various art galleries and small boutiques. MAR DE SUEÑOS Boutique is a paradise of marvelous brands and good taste, the common denominator is making the customer completely satisfied. The secret of it’s charm is that Rosario and Angel, the owners, will help you find everything from the most exclusive beach wear, clothing made of the finest linen,  to the stylish accessories that will complete your whole outfit. They also offer personal shopping, and they will come to your home or hotel with an array of items ranging from swimsuits, linen clothing, lingerie, hats, bags, sarongs and jewelry personally selected for you. All this is what makes this  chic boutique  a shop you will want to visit. Brands they sell include: La Perla, Eres, Vilebrequin, Cassandra Shaw Jewelry, Dolores Cortes and more! Av. de las Redes S/N, Plaza Ollin Local 1, Punta de Mita, Nayarit.

Why  not  visit Punta de Mita on one of our courtesy bikes? These are located outside the reception area and are complimentary for one hour.

For more information please contact your butler by dialing 0 or concierge 5845.

For a list of  boutiques  and galleries please visit : http://livepuntamita.com/category/services/shopping/boutiques/


  Sayulita

Sayulita is a quaint surfing village located a mere 20 mins from The St. Regis Punta Mita ResoRt. With numerous boutiques, shops, galleries, beach vendors, and local artisans, Sayulita offers a plethora of great shopping to locals and visitors alike. A stroll up and down the village’s cobblestone streets will deliver a quaint and satisfying shopping experience for furnishings, artwork, souvenirs, gifts, etc. Beach vendors carry a wide array of silver jewelry, hats and Mexican blankets while smaller stores in Sayulita offer plenty of traditional artwork and replicas. A “must visit” includes Alma Beach Boutique, Scarlett & Lilas Safiro  -for the fashionistas, and  Galería La Hamaca (for handicrafts) presenting a fine collection of textiles and handicrafts from Mexico and Guatemala. Check the exchange rates for daily Mexican peso exchange rate against US dollars, Canadian dollars, and the Euro. You can use US dollars (not traveler checks) at most of the stores and restaurants in Sayulita and the surrounding area.

For more information and to organize a trip to Sayulita please contact Butler Service Desk by dialing “0″ or concierge 5845.

Or visit Sayulita’s own website : http://www.sayulitalife.com/

Puerto Vallarta

Located one hour from The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, this traditional Mexican City offers the best in artisan shopping in all Bahia of Banderas. Famous art galleries, handicraft boutiques and jewelry shops can be located in “Old Vallarta” and the Romantic zone. On Calles Libertad, Juarez and Morelos, small shops selling traditional Mexican apparel, folk art, and beachwear juxtapose with art galleries and boutiques offering original art, pottery and designer clothing at prices that are sure to make you “shop ‘til you drop”.But for many savvy shoppers the real fun begins when haggling with beach vendors, at street-side stands and in flea markets. Haggling is a common practice in Mexico, and in most cases, if you offer to pay about 40% less than the asking price, you’ll end up paying somewhere between the initial amount and your counter offer. The only rule of the game is to maintain mutual respect while wavering between impulse and indifference. A must see is  the gallery by internationally known Sergio Bustamante—the creator of life-size brass, copper, and ceramic animals, mermaids, suns, and moons—he also has a team of artisans to execute his never-ending pantheon of creative and quirky objets d’art. Paintings, purses, shoes, and jewelry are sold here as well. It’s across the street from the statue by the same artist, on the Malecón. Located on the same street is the Arte Huichol Gallery and Museum, which hosts a beautiful collection of masks, clothes, stunning beadwork, and woven paintings created by the native indigenous population. This gallery supports the local Huichol community. Another must see is Cassandra Shaw Jewelry and art gallery shop located in Basilio Badillo 276, a dream of personally designed silver jewelry.  The elaborate, bold jewelry designs, the brightly colored silks from Mexico City, and Cassandra’s unique and contemporary paintings all draw you in and challenge your mind to focus on one thing at a time. By visiting the store  you also get to meet her famous Chihuahua models, Leo and Bean!

 

For more information and to organize a trip to Vallarta please contact your butler by dialing 0 or concierge 5845.

Or visit Fodor’s Travel Guide to Shopping in Puerto Vallarta for a list of recommended galleries and shops:

http://www.fodors.com/world/mexico-and-central-america/mexico/puerto-vallarta/shopping.html

 

http://www.cassandrashaw.com/