Arts & Crafts in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria


Head to these two adjacent government-sponsored, non-profit stores for handicrafts. One specialises in modern design, including exquisite hand-painted silk scarves, woven shawls and modern jewellery, while next door…
Books in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Librería del Cabildo Insular de Gran Canaria

Stocks lots of titles about the Canary Islands. Most are in Spanish but there are a few shelves of English guides, including Lonely Planet.
Shopping Centre in Playa Del Inglés & Maspalomas

Yumbo Centrum

There are more than 200 businesses in this four-level commercial centre. You can buy tax-free shoes, leather goods, perfume and anything else you fancy, although the quality should be checked. There are also superma…
Arts & Crafts in Playa Del Inglés & 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…
Food & Drinks in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

La Casa de los Quesos

There are a whopping 150 varieties of cheese from mainland Spain and elsewhere on sale here. It's a great place to pick up a gourmet picnic – they also stock locally made sauces, jams and cakes and have a superb sel…
Food in Teror

Cistercian Convent

A sort of divine aura hangs over Teror, so it seems fitting that any snacks you purchase should be handmade by nuns. Puff and pant your way up steep Calle Herrería, next to the museum until you reach Calle del Casta…
Department Store in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

El Corte Inglés

There are two branches of this mammoth department store facing each other.