Canary Islands shopping

Top Choice Food & Drinks in Santa Cruz de la Palma

Vinateria Albillo

An excellent deli which specialises in local and national Spanish cheese, gourmet olives, preserves, coffee and other goodies like anchovies and smoked salmon as well as wines. You can also take a pew outside for a …
Top Choice Shoes in La Laguna


The shoes at Pisaverde are quite a sight, with each pair uniquely fashioned and hand-crafted with bold and brightly coloured leather and all manner of fabrics (including recycled materials too, such as car tyres). I…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in La Orotava


Housed in a former 17th-century convent, this museum shop sells a superb range of Ibero-American art and crafts, mainly from Central and South America. Ornaments and T-shirts from Mexico, Peruvian knitwear and nativ…
Top Choice Perfume in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Casa del Perfume Canario

Stop by this family-run museum-shop, producing perfumes since the 1870s, and the staff will take you through the distillation and water-filtering process before arranging some of the 163 perfumes on sale for you to …
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in La Orotava

Canarias Concept

As the name implies, Canarias Concept sells solely Canarian-made crafts and products. It has a large showroom packed with jewellery, ceramics, artwork, handmade toys, ornaments, glazed tiles, soap, scarves and T-shi…
Top Choice Market in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Mercado de Vegueta

Trading since the mid-19th century in a fabulous old building, this Vegueta market has a real abundance of aroma, and an explosion of colour from the fruit stalls, chilled fish on shaved ice, stacks of tasty cheeses…
Top Choice Gifts & Souvenirs in Candelaria

La Casa de las Imágenes

Get into the soul-stirring mood in Candelaria by checking out the religious statues, shrink-wrapped Santa Ritas, photos, plaques, candles, and holograms of the Virgin Mary and every saint you can name at this amazin…
Top Choice Books in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Librería Moebius

This temple to the graphic novel has a seriously wide selection in English and Spanish in a quite riveting display.
Arts & Crafts in Puerto de la Cruz

Casa de la Aduana

You'll find the most comprehensive selection of quality crafts in town here. It's not cheap but there's no souvenir tat; expect to discover classy locally produced jewellery, finely crafted ceramics, stoneware and g…
Food in Yaiza

Ahumadería de Uga

Bizarrely for an island bereft of rivers or lakes, you'll spot delicate, delicious smoked salmon on menus everywhere. Back in the 1970s, a German couple began importing salmon to feed Lanzarote's expats. Today, salm…