Las Arenas Shopping Centre (“Centro Comercial Las Arenas” in Spanish) is the best bet while visiting the capital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. It has a huge Carrefour hypermarket and over a hundred shops and restaurants, where you can literally spend the whole day there with your family. It is around a 15 minute drive from the city centre. We have upgraded this shopping centre to five stars, and definitely recommend visiting it. Their management team is always looking to improve it, and you can check out the exhibitions and other activities, that take place there, throughout the year.
There are plenty of exciting shops in this centre. If you’re looking for bargains in clothes, then you can check out Primark, which is one of the most popular shops. If you are looking for quality and fashion, Zara has a shop for men and another for women.‚ Other interesting clothes shops you will find there are: C & A, Mango, H & M.‚ For the kids, there is a Disney Store, a Toys’r’us, Hello Kitty, and a huge McDonald’s, which has been fully renovated in September 2012.
For the technology fans there is the German electronics / computer / telephone Media Markt superstore, a “Game” video game shop, and plenty of cell phone shops.
For the sports fans, there are half a dozen stores. “Sports Zone” is the biggest. You will also find an exclusive “Adidas” store. Other sports shops that you can see are: Decimas, Estadio Sport, Botiga Barca (Barcelona football team gear and souvenirs), and Intersport. You can also find a fishing gear shop called Fishobby.