In my work, and in what I’ve done, there is a real magic in the ritual of tattooing.
Kiki Guerrero came on vacation to Puerto Vallarta from Solt Lake City, Utah. He quickly fell in love with the culture, tropical weather, magnificent views and the people. He has since relocated to Puerto Vallarta and made it his home.
Here at Vallarta Ink, our philosophy revolves around a clean, sanitary and artistic environment. We welcome a large diverse range of customers. Our goal is to make you feel confident and at home.
We use state of the art sterilization equipment to ensure the safety of our customers and staff. All stall personnel are trained and certified in handling our equipment.
As a tattoo is grounded on living skin, so its essence emotes a poignancy unique to the mortal human condition.A tattoo is a true poetic creation, and is always more than meets the eye.
Tattoos have a power and magic all their own. They decorate the body but they also enhance the soul.
The shop was super clean and reasonably priced as well. Bill Lioka did my tattoo as a walk-in and was super professional the entire time about it. Definitely worth visiting if you're in need of some ink! — JACKIEADAMS777
“Best and most talented tattoo professional ever.” — MALCOLM GLADWELL
I just got a 3/4 sleeve from Mike Fatutoa. He is a freehand Polynesian master, the best in the states. He and his family provide a wonderful tattoo experience. I can't relay how pleased I am. Mahalo.
"5 stars for the sacred center tattoo" — CHARLES F. LUMMIS
I just had my first Samoan tattoo on my chest to bicep. Mike uses free hand which is amazing. He's gifted tattoo artist. You will be more than satisfied with the outcome. I highly recommend Mike without a doubt!!!!!
"Will be the first place I visit again when back in Amsterdam." — M.F. MOONZAJER
Most of my tattoo's are from Emiel. He's a great guy and I love his work. I come with a crappy drawing as I can't draw very well and he turns it into art. What I like is that I can say what I'm seeing in my head, my vision and he turns it into what I want. It shouldn't be rushed. So he won't rush. They're Tattoo artists, and that's what you're getting and it's not extremely expensive either. So next tattoo plan is going to Admiraal, AGAIN..
"Big Mike is the best. I am happy i found him.” — T. SCOTT MCLEOD
I saw Big Mike this past weekend. He is the best. I am happy i found him. He just finished some great work on my arm. I plan on going back to have him clean some other work up. Go see him, you will be happy. Hopefully his Pops is around, he made my visit even better, because he looks and acts like my own.
"He's a really gifted tattooist!” — MANDY HALE
I was looking to have some cleanup work done to a band on my leg, but didn't want to just go to some shop that would imitate what they consider a Polynesian style. So I was incredibly happy to find an artist like Mike in the area.
He's a really gifted tattooist - lots of knowledge in traditional styles and motifs. He's also great about reviewing what you're looking to have done and (in my case) working to clean up any sub-par work.
Prices were really reasonable and you'll be more than satisfied with the final results.