Zip Code Guide: Valladolid

If you travel one hour from the picturesque and wildly popular town of Tulum, Mexico, you will arrive in Valladolid, the new refreshingly cool fashion hub in the Yucat?n.

If you travel one hour from the picturesque and wildly popular town of Tulum, Mexico, you will arrive in Valladolid, the new refreshingly cool fashion hub in the Yucat?n. Sans pretense, this small city, layered with authenticity has become home to some of our favorite Shop Latitude designers. We asked Dutzi designer and local resident Ariane Dutzi to share her favorite spots for eating, shopping and kicking back.

 

 
SHOPPING
 
Calzada de los Frailes 
Casa Cocao
Carries traditional Mayan chocolate. The Mexican cacao is world famous for its high quality.
Calzada de los Frailes o calle 41 a X 48 Esquina Sisal
 
Pancho Vila Tequileria
A fantastic Tequila store. Alejandra is amazing. She has the best tequila and mezcal selection and explains their origins and offers tastes.
41st street, between 44th and 46th streets
 
Perfumeria Coqui Coqui
Calle 41A 207A, Sisal www.coquicoqui.com 
 
Tienda Dutzi by dutzi design 
#209 x 48 & 50 Sisal, Calzada de los Frailes, 41-A www.dutzishop.com
 
City Center
 
Maruja
Carries very well made traditional Mexican clothing
 
Arte Rosa Mexicana
Local creams and shampoos
Calle 41 No 197 Entre 38-40
  
Casa de Abeja
Sells local honey and various apothecary honey products. The honey from the Yucatan is very famous. All my friends from around the world request it.
 
At the Artisan market in the city center, Mayan women come and sell their handcrafted good and clothes.
 
 
Market

Walk through the food and vegetable market just for fun and to get a see how the locals shop. Stop for great fresh fruits and juices. You can also find some amazing handcrafted baskets there.

 

TASTE
 
Yerbabuena at the Barrio Sisal
Next to the Covent San Bernandino de Siena is a great vegetarian place with amazing fresh food and juices. They grow their own vegetables and offer friendly service.
Calle 54A , #217 Col Sisal
 
Don Fallo is a local ceviche bar and makes the best ceviche in the Yucatan.
 
El Tio Chif is a very local restaurant, which specializes in local Mayan cuisine. The tortillas are handmade and the food is absolutely amazing.
Carr. Valladolid-Merida
 
Conato
Great Mexican food and amazing atmosphere and d?cor
Calle 40 - N, # 226 x 45 y 47
 
Cenote Zaci
Delicious food and a very unique atmosphere, overlooking the cenote
Calle 37 S/N x 36 Santan
  
Taberna de los Frailes
High-end cuisine from the Yucatan
Calle 49 No. 235; tabernadelosfrailes.com
 
Meson de Marques
Mexican cuisine in the city center
Calle 37 #203 x 40 y 42, Centro
 
La Oasis Restaurante  
A place where only locals go
Calle 36 & Calle 47
 
Casa Italia 
Just in case you feel like eating an amazing pizza
Calle 35, lote 202-J; casaitaliamexico.com
 
 
 

DRINKS 

Maruja Cafe
Great for people watching.
Town CenterCalle 41 #202B
 
Cafeina (located at the Calzada de los Frailes)
The Calzada de los Frailes is the most beautiful street in Valladolid. It leads you from the city center to the Convento St. Bernardo. It is quiet, not much traffic and perfect to watch people and time going by.
 
Coqui Coqui
Amazing coffee in the garden and an amazing day spa.
Calle 41A 207A, Sisal
 
 
 
STAY
 
Mes?n del Marqu?s 
Calle 39 No. 203 mesondelmarques.com
 
Hotel Maria de la Luz 
Calle 42 No. 193; 52-985-856-1181; marialuzhotel.com.mx
 
Coqui Coqui 
Calle 41/A No. 207; 52-985-856-5129; coquicoquispa.com
 


 Photos courtesy of issuu.com, mrandmrssmith.com, yucatandaily.com, kimberlyschwedeinmexico.blogspot.mx