Shopping

Arts & Crafts in Holguín

Fondo de Bienes Culturales

This state-run shop on Parque Calixto García sells small, affordable paintings and similar handicrafts to the private vendor market a few blocks away.
Mall in Playa Pesquero & Around

Centro Comercial Playa Pesquero

A new mall with fast food, money exchange and shops.
Market in Holguín

Bazar – Proyecto de Desarollo Local

The local private market as opposed to the nearby government-run affair. This Bazar sells a similar stash of trinkets, Afro-Cuban masks and clothing, but the money goes directly into the pockets of the vendors. Capi…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Guardalavaca

Boulevard

This touristy, open-air handicraft market caters to resort clients from the surrounding area. It flogs crafts, postcards, cheap clothing and Che Guevara – there's nothing much outside the knickknack box.
Music in Holguín

Pentagrama

Official outlet of the Cuban state record company Egrem, selling a small but decent stash of CDs.
Books in Holguín

El Jigue

Well-stocked bookstore and souvenir outlet adjacent to Plaza de la Marqueta.
Food in Holguín

Agropecuario

Vegetable market in an offshoot of Calle 19 near the train station.
Shopping Center in Guardalavaca

Centro Comerical los Flamboyanes

Guardalavaca's small, slightly grotty shopping mall has a limited cache of stores, including a handy Casa del Habano that has all the smoke you need and then some. It's at the entrance to the Guardalavaca resorts on…
Fashion & Accessories in Holguín

La Epoca

Department store on Parque Calixto García with increasingly sophisticated wares.
Food in Holguín

Agropecuario

Vegetable market in Dagoberto Sanfield.