Since its opening in January 2019, The Market Puerto Rico, a small but fine shopping centre has become hugely popular with both locals and tourists in Gran Canaria’s Puerto Rico and surrounding towns.
The Market Puerto Rico is tastefully designed incorporating plants and water features throughout its structure. The main focus of the centre is to shop, relax, eat good food and have fun doing it.
Food & Restaurants
The star of the eateries is the Gasto Gallery, a street food inspired area on the top floor of the centre. Each member of your group can order their food from a different food stall from around the world, while you all still sit together at one of the tables on the terrace.
For example Helamore is selling some of the best Italian ice cream we have ever tasted outside of Italy. Another place to sit and relax is El Moli right above the main entrance, while enjoying amazing coffee, pastries, sandwiches and snacks.The food market quite often organizes different live entertainment on special occasions.
The Spar cafeteria has become a perfect meeting point for taking a coffee or a beer with friends. Their prices are good plus it is a great place to people watch while sitting in the lovely Canarian sunshine. The Tipsy Elements cocktail bar at the very end of the centre is proving to be very popular for its drinks, cocktails, quirky food, music and great atmosphere. And its fantastic view over Puerto Rico itself.
The Market Puerto Rico boasts with a handful of modern clothes shops like Koala Bay, Premium or Hurley and the popular sports shop Estadio Sport. Tenerife Pearl offers beautiful jewellery while Travel Tech specializes in accessories like phone covers and chargers.
If you didn’t fancy shopping, there is cleverly arranged seating and even sun beds for a quick chill out! ON the top level you will also find a small play area for the little ones.
The Super Market
A supermarket in a shopping centre always draws people. The SPAR supermarket in The Market has definitely accomplished that. Some feel, that going to that SPAR is an experience in itself! There are so many fresh products on offer. From the beautiful display of fruit and vegetables over to fresh bread and typical local dishes prepared onsite for you to take away.
Cheese has its own room! Another room for wine and one more for beer! For anyone with special dietary requirements a large Natural Spar supermarket can be found here.They have a huge selection of ecological and natural products.
Conclusion about The Market
The Market Puerto Rico offers you not only a good shopping time, but also a great gastronomic experience with a delicious local food gallery in south-west of Gran Canaria. There is a park house under the centre, and of course you only need to cross the road and you are at the Mogan Mall and the old shopping centre in Puerto Rico.
Author: Nicky Hobson