Great spot to visit and look at large, expensive, wood carvings.
You can see everything in 10-15 minutes. They have a very large selection of some really great wood carvins. Wish I had 4-6k USD to spend on them.
The bad.... no export or mailing option to USA. A guide on one of our Tours said the owner of the...
We purchased a nice wooden bowl. It was carefully wrapped by the cashier (paper and bubble wrap) to help survive the trip home. I really enjoyed the woodwork in the shop and would have loved to purchase more.
We enjoyed browsing through the store and seeing actual art items which were different from the average gift shop. My husband purchased a wood business card holder and they wrapped it securely in bubble wrap.
Everywhere else in La Fortuna has all the same t-shirts, towels, chintzy stuff, if you want a nice locally made carved bowl or face masque of hard wood and some t-shirts even; this place is the best for gifts. Lots of cool carved wooden items from $10 - $30 we spent about $140- and bought 2 nice bowls and 1...