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Lucy's CuCu Cabana

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Address: Calle Basilio Badillo 295, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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+52 322 222 1220
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10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 15:00
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Lucy's CuCu Cabana is a unique shop specializing in hand-picked,...

Lucy's CuCu Cabana is a unique shop specializing in hand-picked, high-quality, authentic Mexican folk-art. Lucy and Gil travel all over Mexico for several months every year searching for original pieces. All of their merchandise is purchased directly from the artisans at fair prices. They have been in business for twenty years. Lucy's will be closed from May 1 to October 20 while the owners go on their annual shopping trip.

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What a fun place!

This is a small shop with a huge variety of folk art. It is great because you can find something different here, not the same ol' same ol' you see everywhere else. She also has... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beverley P
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small shop with a huge variety of folk art. It is great because you can find something different here, not the same ol' same ol' you see everywhere else. She also has copies of here husband's books which are in themselves a reason to stop by. The best part is Lucy herself who is always entertaining. Thank... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My group stopped by Lucy's during a recent visit to Puerto Vallarta. We just couldn't walk by all of the great pieces without stopping. There are so many items to look at iin this shop and the staff knows it! They offered their help and then left us to peruse the shelves at our own pace. I selected 4 small... More 

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Thank Kandis G
Manchester, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lucy's husband and comedic writer, Gil Gevins, describes their shop in his weekly column in a local paper "Lucy's CuCu Cabana is no ordinary store. After many years of sacrifice, my wife has fashioned it into one of the finest folk-art shops in all of Mexico". This is oh so true! No haggling. No discounts. But the highest quality folk-art,... More 

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Thank TN_Rock-Hound
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lucy and Gil have an expertly curated collection of stunning folk art. They know each of their artisans personally, and have pieces you can't find anywhere else. Both gifted storytellers, Gil is also an incredibly funny author whose books I've devoured. Stop in and take an authentic piece of Mexico home with you.

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Thank KimberlyRei
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Loved this shop. I bought all my gifts here. Lucy was lovely as were other people in the store. The selection was amazing--better than I found in Oaxaca. I was so happy to find it and can't wait to go back.

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Thank Guy K
Gig Harbor, Washington
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Loved this shop.. Lucy . Such interesting items. Shopped during block party. Such fun .everyone was so nice. She has done so many wonderful things to help the animals in the city. She is a hero.

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Thank Kent T
Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

If you're looking for some unique and authentic Mexican folk art, look no further than Lucy's...I've been shopping at and recommending Lucy's for years and have never been disappointed in the quality of the merchandise, the fairness of the prices and most of all the warm and friendly atmosphere in the store. Gil and Lucy along with their staff are... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We make it a point to buy gifts here to take home for family & friends when we are in PV. Unique gifts from Mexican Artisans that the owners drive around Mexico selecting. Have brought home many pieces of very reasonably priced jewelry and animal themed pieces. My sister loves her cat pieces that we find here. Very cool and... More 

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Thank DF58
Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

this is a really nice shop full of authentic Mexican made crafts and jewellery and not too expensive at all !! You will for sure find one of a kind items here !

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Cambridge, Canada
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

We found this gallery after eating at Fredy's Tucan. We looked around and left. There was an indigenous mask we liked but didn't buy. After two days we decided we should have purchased it and spent two hours trying to find the gallery again. We walked in circles around it before we finally recognized it. The owner, Gil, had talked... More 

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