Gran Canaria shopping

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 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 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.
Food in Teror

Cistercian Convent

A divine aura of sorts hangs over Teror, a fitting place to find snacks handmade by nuns. Climb up steep Calle Herrería, next to the museum, until you reach Calle del Castaño and this Cistercian convent, where the n…
Food & Drinks in Agüimes


There's an enticing collection of deli items at this good-looking shop, from a wonderfully whiffy selection of cheeses to locally made olive oil, mojo (Canarian spicy sauce), sweet potato jam, wines, gofio (ground, …
Arts & Crafts in Maspalomas


If you’re after local handicrafts, visit the small Fedac shop located within the main tourist office. Fedac is a government-sponsored non-profit store, with prices and quality that are a good standard by which to me…
Musical Instruments in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria


Fancy picking up a Fender or an acoustic guitar to busk to crowds on Plaza de Santa Ana? Or perhaps a timple (a kind of ukulele) to strum to the apple of your eye? Muslands has a tantalising range of musical instrum…
Sports & Outdoors in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Orca Surf Shop

This surf shop has everything surfers heading to Playa de las Canteras may need, from boards to surfwear, shoes, watches, accessories, bags (and skateboards too). There's a handy webcam on the website so you can see…
Arts & Crafts in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria


Head to this government-sponsored, non-profit store for handicrafts and modern designs, including exquisite hand-painted silk scarves, woven shawls and jewellery, pottery, glazed tiles, paintings, glassware, alumini…
Market in Teror

Farmers' Market

This popular market in the vicinity of the church provides a great opportunity to pick up local delicacies, with stalls selling local goodies such as the deliciously garlic-laden chorizo de Teror (Teror sausage).