The Fundacion para la Etnografoa y el Desarrollo de la Artesania Canaria, a foundation promoting local crafts, has opened a chain of shops all over the island. The one which is located in the charming Triana district, with its mixture of Modernist and modern buildings, is situated in a restored early 20th-century house. It has two rooms, one devoted to traditional crafts and one to new crafts. Inside you'll find goods made from baked clay, wood, stone, basketwork, jewelry, etc.
This is the main shopping street in Las Palmas. The Triana area was built not long after the city was established, opposite Barranco Guiniguada, a ravine. Running into Calle Triana are some lovely side streets, such as La Peregrina or Malteses.The most varied architectural styles give this pedestrian zone a style of its own. As well as appreciating the architecture, visitors should go into the many clothes, electronic, jewelery and sports shops and visit the famous bars and outdoor terraces.
Every important Spanish city has one of these stores. The Gran Canaria branch is right on the main avenue and is spread between two buildings. All in all, there are 12 floors selling all sorts of goods: perfume, fashion, electrical appliances, houseware items, furniture, food, sporting goods, audio equipment, music, computers, etc. The store also has its own travel agents where you can pick up great bargain offers. There is ample parking (fee paying). The stores have their own brand of store credit card, as well.
Fund Grube is a classy store located within the Centro Comercial El Mirador. It stores a variety of perfumes and cosmetics alongwith beauty supplies that are sourced from the top brands. Clarins, Orlane, Shiseido, Lancôme and Sisley are some of the names that make up the collection. Drop by and ask the helpful staff to suggest some good products according to your skin type.
One of the busiest shopping complexes between Telde and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Centro Comercial Las Terrazas is popular with locals and tourists. It boasts a multitude of eateries, bars and shopping boutiques where one can find the latest products in the market. Enjoy bowling, go-karting and watch movies here. There is an open-air theater as well as a supermarket. There is a huge parking space for vehicles as well as easy connectivity with public transport. Drop by and enjoy a day of fun-filled shopping here.
Boutique Laura Luján is a classy clothing and jewelry store that offers customers a variety of designer ornaments to flatter your look. Choose from the exquisite rings, neck pieces, bracelets and earrings that are crafted by the talented artisans. There is a selection of handbags, headdresses and watches as well that help accentuate your attire.
Paco Martínez is the place to head to in order to stock up on handbags, suitcases and other luggage items. The store has a wide variety of items on sale that are practical as well as pretty. Drop by and browse through the selection of wallets that suit all looks. Hats and other accessories are also available here.
The cigars and cigarettes from the Canary Islands are famous for being of the highest quality and comparable with the best labels from all over the world. This little shop offers the best from these islands as well as Cuba. You will also find all kinds of smoking accessories here, from pipes and cigarette holders to lighters, matches and more. You will be surprised by the quality of their hand-made products. The shop is very simple, the products themselves making up the decoration and giving the place a special, aromatic atmosphere.
Pedro del Hierro is a trendy store in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria that showcases a range of the latest attires for men and women. The high-class designer pieces consist of interesting tops, tunics and office wear for women that set them apart from the crowd. Men can also choose classy suits, and casuals that add to their appeal. Ask the staff to pick out something to suit your style.
Fresh fish and other foods are sold in the market hall, ensuring the port bustles with activity.