Maya Bags

Located just two buildings to the right of Tropic Air, this unique handbag shop was created with the idea of empowering local women to design and create accessories inspired by the ancient Mayan people and local nature. Impoverished local women are trained in the art of design and able to earn a living selling their bags.

This shop features a line of hand-crafted handbags in all shapes, sizes, and styles, as well as other accessories such as hand-woven pillows, coasters, and Mayan baskets.

Offering high end fashion items that have hand crafted using the traditional skills of back strap hand loom weaving, basketry and hand embroidery, their top selling items are the gypsy souvenir bag, purses, fitness bags, and home decor.

Getting There

Maya Bags is located near the heart of Punta Gorda.

What's Nearby

If you are interested in browsing or comparison shopping, you'll be pleased to know that you'll find a couple of other gift and souvenir stores in the vicinity. Read through the table below to get a feel for a wider array of shopping venues that are reasonably close to this one.

Other Shopping Nearby
Name Type Distance Direction
Cotton Tree Chocolate Gift and Souvenir Shops 0.6 mi. East
Mel's Mart Grocery Store 0.5 mi. East
Sophie's Giftshop Discount and Variety Store -- --
Raju's Variety Store Discount and Variety Store -- --
Fajina Craft Center Gift and Souvenir Shops -- --

Other than shopping, you'll find a good availability of close by activity choices for you to experience while in the area. If visiting a hiking tour and trip operator interests you, check out Wild Thing. If you'd prefer trying a travel and tour operators, then the right match may be Galvez Tour Service. You'll also find several places to eat within traveling distance.


Stop in from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Contact Information

Location: Airport Road, Punta Gorda, Belize

Phone: (501) 722-2175




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