Shopping in Dangriga

While shopping is not a main pastime in Dangriga, it certainly should not be overlooked.  Here, you'll find crafts and other handmade wares that are important to the local culture, and make for great souvenirs that will last a lifetime.  

What you'll notice is that your every day needs are taken care of in typical storefronts, but for artwork, handcrafted Garifuna dolls, and other crafts, you'll have to be on the lookout for stalls and stands on the streets.  This is where you'll find the best deals and most authentic crafts. 

Gifts and Souvenirs

If you're hoping to find some souvenirs you should consider visiting Garinagu Crafts Gallery, which is located in Dangriga. The gallery is open from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The property is located at 46 Oak Street.

A second possibility is Mercy Sabal Doll Maker, which is found within a mile to the west of Garinagu Crafts Gallery. For an especially unique souvenir, check out Mercy Sabal's selection of Garifuna and folklore dolls. Each is hand crafted and stitched by Mercy Sabal herself. If you want to call in advance, you can do so at (501) 604-6731.

You can look through the following table for more information about gift and souvenir shops in this area.

Gifts and Souvenirs In Dangriga
Name Phone Location
Austin Rodriguez Drum-Making Studio (501) 502-3752 Central Dangriga
Garinagu Crafts Gallery (501) 522-2596 0.5 mi. East of Central Dangriga
Mercy Sabal Doll Maker (501) 604-6731 Central Dangriga

Specialty Shops

One of the popular specialty retailers in the area is Pen Cayetano Studio Gallery. This store is located in the heart of Dangriga. One of the most renowned artists in the Garifuna community, Pen Cayetano displays his works in an old colonial house that is almost as appealing to the eye as Cayetano's works. Stop in to browse and perhaps even take a piece of art home as a souvenir. Guests will be able to find them at 3 Aranda Crescent.

The following chart lists a few details regarding the specialty shops in the vicinity of Dangriga.

Specialty Shops Around Dangriga
Name Phone Location
Pen Cayetano Studio Gallery (501) 628-6807 Central Dangriga
Tribal Arts (501) 523-7091 8.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central Dangriga
 

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