A day shopping in South Tenerife

Shopping in the most exclusive part of southern Tenerife

Costa Adeje is southern Tenerife’s most exclusive area. Full of five-star hotels, idyllic beaches and a wonderful promenade it has become something of a mecca for those who enjoy luxury purchases. Shopping options in this tourist resort are divided into three distinct shopping centres: El Mirador, with its small boutiques and charming restaurants, Gran Sur, with its ‘prêt-à-porter’ chains and leisure facilities, and Plaza del Duque, home to luxury brands and a stunning space where the personalised service is second to none.


Plaza del Duque, the only luxury shopping centre in the Canary Islands
The essence of luxury resides in Plaza del Duque, the ideal destination for VIP ‘fashionistas’. The Canary Islands’ only high-end shopping centre is a spectacular modern building with an image as striking as the quality of its exclusive boutiques. Best suited to the discerning shopper, you’ll find labels including Loewe, Pucci, Givenchy, Celine, Prada and Porsche Design, with exceptions such as Mango. It also boasts the only Cartier shop in the Canaries, while Ideal Joyeros offers classic pieces from Rolex, Bulgari and Chopard. You can also find cosmetics by L’Occitane and Lierac as well as a beautifully maintained facilities, coupled with an excellent selection of restaurants.

Shopping in El Mirador and Gran Sur
Just off of the beach promenade at Costa Adeje you’ll find El Mirador, a shopping centre whose charming traditional Canarian architecture is home to brands like Marc Cain and Joseph Ribkoff. In addition, there are multi-brand boutiques and a charming restaurant – La Torre del Mirador – which provides spectacular views of La Gomera. Gran Sur is the largest shopping centre in Costa Adeje and brings together the widest range of shopping and entertainment facilities. There are high-street chains like Springfield, Stradivarius and Women’s Secret, perfume shops, a variety of restaurants and a multi-screen cinema.

South Tenerife’s Golden Mile

The Avenida de Las Américas manages to condense an enjoyable and diverse shopping area into just one and a half kilometres of road. A cosmopolitan and lively tourist destination, this road in Playa de Las Américas has more than earned its nickname of the ‘golden mile’ of south Tenerife: an open-air shopping paradise, suitable for those who can’t begin to contemplate a holiday without shopping, or for those happy to just window shop.

 

From shop to shop in the Safari Centre
Starting from the Hotel Europe Villa Cortés, shoppers will find bazaars, perfume shops, restaurants and the long-standing Parque Santiago III complex – which is home to bargain electrical goods – until arriving at the Safari shopping centre. Its attractive fountains illuminate the night sky with its multi-coloured light show, inviting visitors to discover its most exclusive shops: Escada, Ideal Joyeros, the Nike Store, Adidas, Timberland and various boutiques selling brands like Armani, Versace, Dolce and Gabbana, as well as the main national and international fashion chains. Everything you need to keep up with the latest trends.

From the Americas Plaza to the Oasis shopping centre
From the elegant corridors of the Safari shopping centre, pass over to the Americas Plaza; a smaller centre that is nevertheless full of shops selling accessories, shoes and electronic goods. Cross over the street and discover the Oasis shopping centre – the perfect place to lose yourself amongst the perfume shops. Take a walk past Natura, Zara and Lacoste before arriving at the Monkey restaurants, a great place to enjoy some food or a drink before taking a trip to Vistasur. The oldest shopping centre in the area sells souvenirs and overlooks Las Vistas beach – an ideal place to take a stroll after spending some time at the largest Hard Rock Café in Europe.

Source: Hello Canary Islands
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