Shopping Centres in Malaga

Shopping Centres in Malaga

Talking about one shopping centre in Malaga is a difficult task since the capital boasts an extensive offer of shopping and leisure centres offering all types of shops and a range of services and entertainment to meet the needs of each visitor.

The options for shopping in this city have grown exponentially in recent years, with urban shopping centres and others situated on the outskirts with an increasingly large offer of shops and services. All of this places Malaga as one of the leading cities for shopping from any part of the province.

Travellers visiting the city and wanting to discover the different shopping centres Malaga has to offer will be able to hire a car at Malaga airport and travel around the different options offered by the capital. This post provides a summary of the main characteristics and relevant information about each one of them, with a map at the end where visitors will be able to locate them all and find the perfect option in terms of conditions and location.

Shopping centres near to the airport

Visitors to Malaga arriving by plane and staying in nearby towns, like Torremolinos or Benalmádena, will be able to easily reach some of the best shopping centres in Malaga by car, with excellent parking and a wide variety of shops, services and restaurants.

Plaza Mayor Malaga

Plaza Mayor is quite possibly the best shopping centre in Malaga. It is located between Malaga and Torremolinos and can be reached by train from the centre of Malaga, with plenty of parking available if you go by car. Plaza Mayor is split into two areas: one dedicated to entertainment and food, and another which is exclusively dedicated to shopping.

The entertainment area has two cinemas, cafés, restaurants, bars and international fast food chains. For its part, the shopping area offers a wide variety of clothing, accessories, cosmetics and shoe shops. In addition, this shopping centre is perfect for families, with numerous parks, attractions and green areas for little ones. Visitors will also be able to bring their pets since it is outdoors.

Information of interest

  • Main brands: Nike Factory Store, Pull & Bear, Zara, H&M, Primor, Mango, Stradivarius, Zara, Parfois, Calzedonia, Primor, Yves Rocher, Kiko Milano, Game.
  • Catering: Taco Bell, Lizarrán,Carl’s Jr, Pad Thai Wok, 100 montaditos, Posada de Brasil, Burger King, Mc Donalds, Gastro Cervecería Candela.
  • Address: Alfonso Ponce De León 3, Málaga
  • Opening hours: 10:00 – 22:00, although the restaurants and leisure areas stay open until 01:00.

Interior of Plaza Mayor Shopping Centre
Interior of Plaza Mayor Shopping Centre | facebook.com

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet

Next to Plaza Mayor is one of the international locations of the McArthurGlen shopping centre, famous for being an outlet that focuses on international and luxury brands. In this shopping centre in Malaga, you can access products from internationally prestigious firms at affordable prices, with premium services like a personal shopper also available. It also has an attractive children’s play area which will amaze the little ones.

Information of interest

  • Main brands: Bimba y Lola, Adidas, Hawkers, Guess, Álvaro Moreno, Ralph Lauren, Karl Lagerfeld, Prada, Carolina Herrera, Moncler, Armani, Furla.
  • Catering: Starbucks, Five Guys, Más Q Menos, Café y Tapas
  • Address: Alfonso Ponce De León 6, Málaga
  • Opening hours: 10:00 – 22:00

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet
McArthurGlen Designer Outlet | facebook.com

Marenostrum

This shopping park doesn’t have many shops, but it does contain the large department stores where you can buy products relating to décor, furniture, food and pets. It also has a popular outlet area where you can find products from Mango or El Corte Inglés, although its main attraction has to be its leisure offer, with cinemas, a bowling alley, soft play park with ball pool, recreational areas, minigolf and a trampoline park.

Information of interest

  • Main brands: Kiabi, Sprinter, Bauhaus, Tiendanimal, Juguetilandia, Big Sofass, Kiwoko, Mango Outlet, Corte Inglés Outlet, Spagnolo, Xti, Soloptical.
  • Catering: Burger King, Vips, 100 Montaditos.
  • Address: Calle Jaén 1, Polígono de Guadalhorce, Málaga.
  • Opening hours: From Monday to Saturday from 08:00 – 00:00 and on Sundays from 11.00 until 00.00.

Marenostrum recreational area
Marenostrum recreational area | facebook.com

Urban shopping centres

For those looking for a shopping centre in Malaga that will allow them to access a leisure offer and shopping without leaving the city, there are multiple options that are well situated and can be easily reached on foot or using public transport. There are also  parking areas in the event you are travelling in your own vehicle.

Larios

The Larios Shopping Centre is situated just a short walk from the city centre. It offers a wide selection of shops from the main Spanish brands, in addition to Primark which covers two floors. It also has a personal assistant service to help customers do their shopping, beauty services including hair removal and manicures, a supermarket and a terrace where you can enjoy a drink outdoors.

Information of interest

  • Main brands: Primark, Sfera, Natura, Pull & Bear, Zara, Stradivarius, H&M, Dunnes Store, Foot Locker, Marypaz, Primor, Yves Rocher, Punto Roma, Fnac.
  • Catering: Udon, 100 Montaditos, McDonalds, Block House, Taco Bell, Pans & Company, Burger King, Dunkin Donuts, Llaollao.
  • Address: Avenida de la Aurora, 25, Málaga
  • Opening hours: 10:00 – 22:00

Exterior of Larios Shopping Centre
Exterior of Larios Shopping Centre | facebook.com

Vialia

Situated at the María Zambrano train station, which links Malaga to other cities and towns, such as Antequera or Fuengirola, and just a few metres away from the bus station, Vialia shopping centre is one of the city’s most famous and most central.

Vialia isn’t very big, but it does have a good selection of clothes, shoe and accessories shops of renowned Spanish brands, in addition to home stores, perfumery and lingerie stores and a supermarket. It also has a cinema and children’s play area.

Information of interest

  • Main brands: Lefties, Sfera, Sportown, Mayoral, Mango, Springfield, Stradivarius, Kiko Milano, Primor, Rituals, Décimas, Cortefiel, Mr Wonderful.
  • Catering: Foster’s Hollywood, Burger King, McDonalds, Taco Bell, Vips, Ginos, KFC, 100 Montaditos, Popeyes.
  • Address: Explanada de la Estación, s/n, Málaga
  • Opening hours: 10:00 – 22:00

Spacious corridors of Vialia Shopping Centre
Spacious corridors of Vialia Shopping Centre | facebook.com

Rosaleda

Rosaleda shopping centre is the city’s oldest, founded in 1993 and situated just a few metres from La Rosaleda Stadium, home to Malaga Football Club. Although it may seem the oldest, it has some very popular shops that can only be found there, including Kiabi, Decathlon or C&A, as well as the cheapest cinemas in the city and a Carrefour hypermarket.

Information of interest

  • Main brands: Lefties, Decathlon, Kiabi, C&A, Fifty Factory, Mayoral, Primor, Merkal, Bershka, Charanga, Toy Planet, Inside, Juguettos, Oteros, Calzedonia.
  • Catering: 100 Montaditos, Mc Donalds, Pomodoro, Cervecería La Tiza.
  • Address: Avenida Simón Bolívar, s/n, Málaga
  • Opening hours: 09:00 – 22:00 except Sundays and bank holidays when it opens slightly later, at 10:00.

Main entrance to Rosaleda Shopping Centre
Main entrance to Rosaleda Shopping Centre | centrocomercialrosaleda.es

El Corte Inglés

In the heart of the city, just a few metres from the centre of Malaga, we find El Corte Inglés, one of the most popular shopping centre chains in Spain, where visitors will be able to find all types of national and international brands and firms, in terms of clothing, home, perfumes and beauty. Its terrace boasts an outdoor restaurant area known as the ‘Gourmet Experience’.

Information of interest

  • Main brands: GAP, Guerlain, Billabong, Converse, Lacoste, Oakley, Adolfo Dominguez, Armani, Bulgari, Custo Barcelona, Desigual, Fred Perry, Gucci, Bimba & Lola, Jimmy Choo, Ray-Ban, Roxy, Swarovski, Tommy Hilfiger, Sephora.
  • Catering: Cafetería de El Corte Inglés, Panadería Salvador, Starbucks, Gourmet Experience.
  • Address: Avenida de Andalucía, 4, Málaga
  • Opening hours: 10:00 – 22:00

Façade and part of the rooftop at El Corte Ingles
Façade and part of the rooftop at El Corte Ingles | zincocubiertasecologicas.es

Open shopping areas

To enjoy shopping and leisure while also taking a stroll through the centre of Malaga, there are other charming options so you can enjoy some of the city’s most iconic places and shop at the best brands and establishments.

Muelle Uno

Muelle Uno is an ideal place to spend the day and enjoy one of the best views in Malaga, with an idyllic sunset. In addition to walking and exploring the area by bike, you can also enjoy local and international gastronomy in the restaurants and bars on the promenade or go shopping in the stores and craft stalls. Additionally, there are free cultural activities and events that are held in the port, including concerts and exhibitions, which are an excellent way of finding out more about the city and its culture.

Information of interest

  • Main brands: Diesel, Levi’s, Primor, Deichmann, Cooligan, Lacoste, Alehop, La Maison du Savon de Marseille, Kiko Milano, Oteros, Koala Bay, Miniso.
  • Catering: Hard Rock Cafe, Amigos, 100 Montaditos, La Sureña, Chopp, Cambara, Jose Carlos García, Tasty Poke, Toro, Burger King, KFC, TGB.
  • Address: Paseo del Muelle Uno, s/n, Málaga
  • Opening hours: 10:00 – 22:00, although the opening hours for shops may vary. In the case of restaurants, the closing times are extended until approximately 01:00.

Muelle Uno's wide harbour
Muelle Uno’s wide harbour | facebook.com

Calle Larios

The main commercial street in Malaga is Calle Larios, in the heart of the historic quarter. With an exquisite appearance, this area is ideal for shopping since it has a wide range of shops and brands, not just in the main street, but also in other adjacent streets, including Calle Nueva, c/ Liborio García or Calle Dr. Felipe Sánchez.

Calle Larios is the heart of the city and usually goes to town on decorations and lights at Christmas, Carnaval or during Malaga’s Film Festival so, whatever time of year you visit, it will amaze visitors with something new. Strolling through other streets that lead off this street, you can find all types of Malaga restaurants with the typical local cuisine.

Information of interest

  • Main brands: Bimba y Lola, Victoria’s Secret, Intimissimi, Tezenis,The Body Shop, Mango, Bershka, Primor, Massimo Dutti, Pandora, Rituals, L’Occitane.,
  • Catering: Casa Mira, Lepanto, La Canasta, Lateral, Casa Lola, Beluga, La Cueva de 1900, Los Mellizos, Illari Vinos y Tapas, Terraza de las Flores.
  • Address: Calle Marqués de Larios, s/n, Málaga
  • Opening hours: times can vary, ranging between 10:00 – 21:00 for shops and 12:00 – 01:00 for restaurants.

Shops in the wide Calle Larios
Shops in the wide Calle Larios | visita.malaga.eu

Find your shopping centre in Malaga

With a wide variety of commercial and leisure venues, finding the ideal shopping centre in Malaga will depend on the tastes and needs of the visitor. This map contains the different shopping centres mentioned in this post, from the most central to those situated on the outskirts.

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