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Make Local Art And Be Happy

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 81 reviews.Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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Experience hosted by Rafael Y Mario

3 hours
Includes drinks, equipment
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English, Spanish

What you'll do

We will start the experience by selecting black stones to create stone pointillism; mandalas painted with acrylic paint.
After that, we will learn the traditional eye of God textile mandala made with yarn and sticks. All done while we learn about the Huichol culture.
I´m very flexible with times and my other tours. Ask me and we can create special tours here. The class waiting period is 15 minutes. After that, your reservation will be a no show.

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What's included

  • Drinks
    Aguas frescas prepared before each class.
  • Equipment
    Paint, sticks, yarn and everything you need to creat amazing huichol art.
From $30
/ person
Thu, Oct 29
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
$42 per person
$42 per person
Tue, Nov 3
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
$42 per person
$42 per person
Thu, Nov 5
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
$42 per person
$42 per person

Meet your host, Rafael Y Mario

Host on Airbnb since 2011
  • 81 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I graduated from art school in California and now live in Puerto Vallarta. This artist paradise hosts artists from all over the world. Here I learned Huichol crafts from local women and just fell in love with it. Huichol art makes my mind calm and my heart happy, it is just magic.
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Where you'll be

The whole experience takes place at Casa Sandía´s rooftop (weather permits). We will prepare aguas frescas at the bar and enjoy the view while we learn Huicholo art.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 81 reviews.

Lisa
March 2020
This was one of the most wonderful experiences that I've had in Mexico. From a rooftop with a gorgeous view (sunset included) great refreshments and top notch teaching... I would highly recommend including this experience on anyone's trip to beautiful PV!!
This was one of the most wonderful experiences that I've had in Mexico. From a rooftop with a gorgeous view (sunset included) great refreshments and top notch teaching... I would…
Christi
March 2020
Our group really enjoyed this activity. We would highly recommend it. Our group was a mix of English and Spanish speakers and Rafa did an amazing job making sure everyone heard the same thing.
Elizabeth Del Carmen
March 2020
Fue una experiencia increíble e inolvidable 😊 si quieres pasar una excelente tarde, tranquila, relajante, con una excelente vista y unos anfitriones increíbles ¡Sin duda es con Rafael y Mario!
Gretch
February 2020
This is a phenomenal experience!! Bring your family and friends and do not forget to go down the street to Uncorked for an amazing bottle of wine to share while on the terrace making the art. The house is magical, the vista is incredible, and the art is vibrant and it is your personal souvenir from PV! Rafi is an amazing host and I learned a lot about the Huichol and their art. It was a perfect afternoon.
This is a phenomenal experience!! Bring your family and friends and do not forget to go down the street to Uncorked for an amazing bottle of wine to share while on the terrace maki…
Heather
February 2020
What a great experience while in Puerto Vallarta. I learned about life there, meditation with art, love of food and more. Rafael was prepared, welcoming and made sure I left with a lovely mandala.
Walter
January 2020
The experience my family and I had on this activity was something that connected us and gave us a space to share more of ourselves. We discovered we are a family that likes to do crafts and plan to learn a lot more together.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

More tips

WAITING TIME is 15 minutes for regular tours 20 minutes for private tours, after that the reservation is considered a no show.We´ll have this experience on a rooftop with a lot of stairs to climb.

What to bring

A hat and/or sunblock

Cash for gratuity