Alicante is a city plenty of shopping centres and all kind of different shops: clothing stores, gift shops, electronic stores, decoration shops and more besides. If you are staying in one of our apartments, very well located next to the best shopping areas, definitely you will find all that you are looking for nearby.
Through this article we will talk about some of the best shopping centres and streets where you can go shopping and leave with your hands full of bags.
Go shopping in Alicante
We start by talking about Explanada, one of the most touristic and well-known area in town. This is a promenade where several decoration stands, leather items, clothes, soaps and many more products stands are installed. Maisonnave avenue is a very important place if you want to go shopping in Alicante. There, you can find a great variety of all kind of shops, especially fashion stores, although you can also find decoration, jewelry, music and book shops.
Gerona Street also stands out for its shoe stores and its local fashion firms specialized in articles and wedding dresses. Alfonso el Sabio avenue ends at Plaza de los Luceros and it is a street full of restaurants, bars and, of course, shops of all kinds.
We also recommend to go to one of the three shopping centres in the city: Gran Vía, Plaza Mar 2 and Puerta de Alicante. The first two are the greatest and inside of them you can find fashion stores, pet shops, jewelery and toy stores, stationery stores, grocery stores, home decoration shops, beauty shops … and much more!
If you are looking for clothes, all the areas and shopping centers mentioned above are perfect. On the other hand, if you are looking for items for home decoration, the Central Market, the Main Theater and Maisonnave are the perfect areas.