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Alicante,Costa Blanca,Spain » Entertainment » Shopping Centres

The city of Alicante has a lot to offer when it comes to shopping. In recent years some excellent shopping centres, malls and various different retail outlets have been developed and a variety of quality goods are now available.

The streets, between La Rambla and Avenida de Federica Soto, up to Avenida de Alfonso El Sabio, have plenty of shops to choose from.

El Barrio, Alicante's Old Quarter, also includes many shops and is a popular area for locals and tourists, and gets particularly busy at the weekends.

There is a choice from international merchandise, to local produce. Whether you are looking for top high-street labels or traditional handicrafts, Alicante is able to cater.

Alicante is also well-known for its produce of leather items, such as handbags and shoes, which are in rather high demand, especially by tourists.

The local marketplaces in the city of Alicante can offer a memorable shopping experience, and they are rather useful when one is looking for authentic goods and inexpensive jewellery or leather. The Esplanada de Espana is a famous market that takes place during the summer.

There are a number of jewellery shops in and around the city of Alicante, and great gifts can be found with many items of exceptional design and quality.


El Corte Ingles ( Visit Site )

This is Spain's number one shopping store with a chain of these departments located throughout the country. There are two El Corte Ingles stores in the same neighbourhood, one providing trendy clothing and fashion accessories and the other household appliances and food. These department stores offer a huge selection of goods, however, if one still has an appetite for shopping, the surrounding streets are scattered with small unique shops.

Address 1: Av Federico Soto, 1, 03003 Alicante, Spain
Address 2: Av de Maisonnave, 53, 03003 Alicante, Spain
Tel.: +34 965 925 001

Centro Comercial Plaza Mar 2 ( Visit Site )

One of the newest shopping centres' built in Alicante, is the Plazamar 2. Situated in the centre of Alicante, one can find countless products and opportunities at this mall. With its 162m2 of built-up space, all your shopping can be done under one roof. All major brands, stores dedicated to sports, cosmetics and hairdressing, jewellery, optical, home furnishings and pet products are available at Plazamar 2. In addition, there are several restaurants and 16 movie theatres for entertainment purposes. This is located in a great spot, close to the popular Postiguet beach, and therefore is an ideal shopping centre for tourists.

Address: Avenida de Denia s/n, Alicante, Spain
Opening Times: Monday to Saturday: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm, Closed on Sunday
Tel.: +34 965 268 557, +34 965 159 523

Fran Holuba

Fran Holuba is an all-in-one shop to buy a variety of handicrafts such as ceramics, carvings, ornamental boxes, small-scale mosaics, etc. Almost all of the items are made by local artisans.

Address : Calle Jaime Segarra 16, Alicante, Spain
Tel.: +34 965 244 595

Pedro Soriano

If you want to buy some of the best handicrafts in Alicante, head to the stylish studio of Pedro Soriano. Here, you will find modern sculptures and mythological statuettes created in wood, POP and stone. These can make excellent gifts for friends and family.

Address : Plaza San Antonio 2, Alicante, Spain
Tel.: +34 965 207 854


Centrol Comercial Panoramis ( Visit Site )

Designed keeping in mind, a typical American shopping centre, Panoramis offers you a breathtaking view of the Alicante harbour. The shopping centre has a variety of restaurants each offering different cuisines. Furthermore, it includes a multi screen cinema and some of the best bars in the city.

Address: Muelle Poniente 6, 03001 Alicante, Spain
Tel.: +34 965 989 300


Centrol Comercial Gran Via ( Visit Site )

This shopping centre with more than 100 shops is a fantastic place to explore in Alicante. Throughout the centre, the numerous floors are flooded with clothing, electrical goods, toys and many other accessories. There is also a cafeteria where refreshments can be purchased.

Address: Calle de José García Selles, 2 03016 Alicante, Spain
Opening Times: Monday to Saturday: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm, Sunday: noon – 10:00 pm
Tel.: +34 965 25 06 42


Mercado Central ( Wikipedia )

Mercado Central is a very unique shopping centre housed in a historic building. It is one Alicante's most popular food halls where market traders come and sell fresh goods such as fruits, vegetables, cheese, fish and meats. There are two floors packed with produce, even the best of local specialities.

Address: Av de Alfonso X El Sabio, 8 03004 Alicante, Spain
Tel.: +34 965 140 841


Vista Hermosa

This large shopping centre does not only offer a range of shops, but also acts as a leisure centre. There are many different entertaining events scheduled throughout the week for children. Additionally, there are several restaurants and cafes inside which are handy if you want to take a break from shopping.

Address: Avenida de Antonio Ramos Carratalá, 56 - 60 03015 Alicante, Spain
Opening Times: Monday to Saturday: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm, Sunday: noon – 10:00 pm
Tel.: +34 965 261 589

Other top shopping centres in Alicante

Boulevard Plaza

Address: Avenida de la Estación, Alicante, Spain
Tel.: 34 965 92 84 40


Centrol Comercial Puerta de Alicante ( Visit Site )

Address: Av del Alcalde Lorenzo Carbonell 03008 Alicante, Spain
Opening Times: Monday to Saturday: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm, Closed on Sunday
Tel.: +34 965 112 169