Majorca (Mallorca) is a great place to shop, with Palma forming the main centre of attraction. Shops in Palma offer plenty of choice with handicrafts, fine needlework, elegant leather goods and Majorcan pearls all on offer at reasonable prices. The main shopping streets in the city are San Miguel, Carrer Sindicato, Jaume II, Jaume III, Carrer Platerí, Roman as well as Passeig des Borne.
The roads leading from the Borne to Placa Cort also offer a good collection of paintings, sculptures & other art by local Mallorcan artists. There are also commercial shopping centres on the island that provide a huge choice of traditional Mallorcan goods as well as some great restaurants, bars and cafes for when you need to take the weight off your feet. Generally, the shops in Palma de Mallorca are closed on Saturday afternoons and Sundays.
Casa Bonet sells finely textured and embroidered goods of all kinds. Found in 1860, this shop is all about traditions. The sheets, tablecloths, napkins and pillowcases are made from fine linen or cotton and the style found here cannot be imitated by machines.
Address: Plaça Frederic Chopin, 2, Palma de Majorca, Islas Baleares, Spain
Tel.: +34 971 722117
Loewe ( Visit Site )
Showcases fine leather, elegant accessories for men and women, luggage and stylish attire for women.
Address: Avda. Jaime III, 1 Palma, Islas Baleares, Spain
Tel.: +34 971 715275
Alcampo Commercial Centre ( Visit Site )
This is a large shopping centre with a variety of shops, restaurants and cafes all under one roof. It features a large food hall, a collection of clothing for everyone in the family along with a variety of electrical appliances for everyday use.
Address: Autopista Palma-Inca, salida 4 07141 Marratxí, Islas Baleares Spain
Tel.: +34 971 604121
Festival Park ( Visit Page )
Festival Park, a shopping centre in Majorca, looks like an old Spanish "pueblo' or village and entertains in every way. Apart from the variety of shops, Festival Park features a cinema, an ice rink and various restaurants and snack bars.
Address: Autopista Palma-Inca, km 7,1 07141 Marratxí, Majorca, Islas Baleares Spain
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm, Sunday: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Tel.: +34 971 226822
Perlas Majorica ( Visit Site )
Perlas Majorica is an authorized shop for the traditional Majorcan Pearl. The producers offer a decade's guarantee for their pearls, which come in different shapes and sizes.
Address: Carrer de Jaume II, 36 07001 Palma, Islas Baleares, Spain
Tel.: +34 971 717537
Porto Pi Centro Comercial ( Visit Site )
This is a large shopping centre located near Cala Mayor, southwest of the city of Palma. There are many shops with a huge range of products. If you are visiting Palma Nova or Magaluf then there are buses that will take you straight to the centre.
Address: Avinguda Gabriel Roca, 54 07015 Palma, Islas Baleares, Spain
Opening Hours: Daily 9:00 am to 10:00 pm
Tel.: +34 971 701500
Mercat de L'Olivar ( Visit Site )
Mercat de L'Olivar is the local and main food market in Palma. It sells traditional, fresh produce as well as imported goods. The large and lively area of the market is divided into two segments: fish and seafood are sold in one building while meats, cheeses and produce in the other. The market is open from Monday to Saturday and it also has a supermarket, shopping arcade and entertainment facilities such as library and playroom.
Address: Plaça de l'Olivar, 4, 07002 Palma, Islas Baleares, Spain
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday: 7:00 am to 2:30 pm
Tel.: +34 971 720314
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There are several different markets taking place on a daily basis in different towns and villages across the island. Many of the markets offer local food, traditional handicrafts and interesting souvenirs at bargain prices.
The Sineu market is said to be the most authentic market on the island and will provide visitors with the best experience of Majorcan shopping. If you are looking for an authentic market experience then it is advised to visit the markets that are not located in the tourist resorts, as they sell less traditional products and may also be more expensive.
Some of the famous Majorcan markets are listed below:
Caimari, Calvia, Lloret, Manacor, Montuiri, Soller, Santanyí (flea market).
Alcudia, Arenal, Arta, Campanet, Llubi, Mercado de Pedro Garau, Pina, Porreres, Sta. Margalida, Soller, Can Pastilla.
Arenal, Andratx, Capdepera, Colonia St. Jordi, Lluchmayor, Petra, Puerto Pollensa, Santanyi, Selva, Sencelles, Sineu, Soller, Vilafranca de Bonany, Sóller, Sa Cabana.
Arenal (flea market), Ariany, Can Pastilla, Campos, Ciutadella, Consell, Inca, Mercado de Pedro Garau, Portol, SesSalines, San Joan, San Lloret, Soller.
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Alaro, Algaida, Binissalem, Can Picafort, Lluchmayor, Maria de Salud, Es Pont Inca, Son Carrio, Soller, Son Servera, Palma am Plaza Mayor.
Alaró (art profession), Burger, Bunyola, Bahia Gran, CalaRatjada, Costix, Esporles, Es Baratillo (flea market) Lloseta, Santa Eugenia, Sta. Margalida, Magaluf, Santanyi, Soller, Palma am Plaza Mayor.
Alcudia, Binissalem (art), Felanitx, Lluchmayor, Muro, Sa Pobla, Santa Maria, Valldemossa, Pollensa, Porto Cristo, Consell (flea market)
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