Market 28 in Cancun

Market 28 in Cancun

Mercado 28 CancunShopping in Cancun can be a really great experience if you know where to look.   There are several options for shopping in Cancun.   You can shop around the shops and plazas on Cancun’s famous Hotel Zone or you can get out of the tourist area and head downtown.   One of Cancun’s greatest downtown markets is Market 28. You can start by taking a taxi or a bus downtown.   If you chose to take the bus, you will need to get on Route-2 and make sure you tell the driver that you are going to Market 28.   Once you get off the bus and walk to where the market is, you will see just how impressive this market is.   Market 28 is a maze of shops and stalls.   If you can’t find what you are looking for in Market 28, you won’t find it in Cancun.  You can find everything from jewelry, clothes, and souvenirs to handbags, glassware and pottery.

While you are shopping around Cancun’s Market 28, you will learn how to haggle.   Most items are not marked prices because the owners judge the price based on how much you look like you can afford.   So be prepared to haggle.   You will notice that as soon as you start to walk away, the price gets lower!   So don’t give in too quickly and bargain low.   If they say $100, offer $50 and then go from there.   Using that technique, you will find really great prices for everything you need from your Cancun vacation.

It is best to travel and shop in groups, but Market 28 is very safe.  There are regular patrols by the local Cancun police and is therefore very safe, but just incase, make sure you know where to get help and chose a meeting place and time if you get separated from your group.   And should you chose to go alone, make sure that you tell your traveling party or the hotel front desk where you are going and when you will return.   Market 28 is quite large and crowded so be aware of your surroundings and always follow the basic safety steps.   If you are ever in doubt, find a policeman and seek help.

All in all, Market 28 in Cancun can be a great shopping experience in Cancun.   So make sure to check out Market 28 on your next Cancun vacation!