Best shopping centers in Cancun

Posted on May 15, 2023 by Eduardo

Do you love to go shopping? Well, you are very lucky, because in Cancun we have incredible shopping malls, where you can buy clothes and accessories and entertain your children or get spa treatments.

Best shopping centers in Cancun

No matter if you stay in the Hotel Zone or downtown, in this destination you will find excellent shopping centers with stores selling the most recognized brands, jewelry stores, department stores, fine perfumes and everything to please the most demanding tastes.

Cancun Hotel Zone Squares

Cancun’s hotel zone is the main tourist spot of the city and in it we can find several squares full not only of stores, but also of tourist attractions and activities.

Plaza la Isla Shopping Village

Located at KM 12.5 of Cancun’s Hotel Zone, it is one of the most attractive shopping malls in the city. Composed of more than 160 stores, it is undoubtedly the home of the main national, international and regional brands, in addition to having famous and renowned restaurants and entertainment for the whole family.

Another great attraction of this place is its aquarium, where the whole family can enjoy a dolphin show, swim with a shark or simply admire the beauty of the marine fauna.

In addition, the entire shopping center is surrounded by a system of channels that connect to the Nichupté Lagoon and you can admire it from its small dock. Normally this plaza is open from 10 am to 10 pm, including holidays.

Luxury Avenue Shopping Center

Luxury, glamour and prestige are just some of the words that can describe this beautiful plaza also located in the Hotel Zone of Cancun at KM 13.

An emblematic stained glass window of 25 meters in diameter adorns its central part, honoring the Mayan culture and filling the whole place with color.

Exclusivity is the seal that distinguishes this shopping center. You will find the best in jewelry, accessories and fashion here. In addition, if you need personalized advice for your purchases, you can hire the services of a Personal Shopper who will accompany you during your tour to help you choose what you need. Visit this beautiful place any day of the week from 10 am to 10 pm.

Plaza Caracol Shopping Center

After more than 25 years established, this square is already characteristic of Cancun. With more than a hundred stores, in Plaza Caracol you will find the best in design, art and fashion, some of the distinguished brands you will find here are: Watch my Watch, Lacoste, Envy, Diamons International, among others.

On the other hand, if you like silver this is the ideal place for you, as it has 10 of the best silver stores in the city, but if pearls are your thing you can also visit its great variety of jewelry stores.

Visit Plaza Caracol at km 8.5 of the Hotel Zone To get to the plaza is very simple, just take a bus in the Hotel Zone and tour its original boutiques and art galleries.

Puerto Cancun Shopping Center

The Puerto Cancun mall is the newest in the city and is part of one of the rainiest residential areas and this mall has it all.

And it’s not just a saying, because the mall has stores of recognized brands, restaurants, bars, an incredible view of the marina, movie theaters, playground and an architecture that makes it totally different from the other plazas in the city. You have to know it.

Plazas in downtown Cancun and Urban Zone

Downtown Cancun and the urban area of the city is not far behind and also has many plazas and shopping malls, which are very popular not only with locals, but also with visitors who stay in these regions and central areas of Cancun.

Plaza las Américas

Now we will move to downtown Cancun, where Plaza las Americas is located on its main avenue ─Tulum─.

Stores like Sears, Sanborns, Cinepolis, MAC and iShop are some of the options you will find among many others since the fusion between Plaza las Americas and Malecon Americas are the perfect combination, with a selection of the best brands of clothes, shoes, restaurants and even entertainment for the whole family.

Here you can find everything from the famous McDonald’s to a Johnny Rockets burger. Visit it from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Plaza Bonita

You can’t wait to visit the heart of Cancun while you buy the best regional souvenirs for your loved ones.

This colorful plaza known by all inhabitants, will give you a taste of what Mexico and its surroundings are like, of course extolling the Mayan culture and all its customs and traditions.

La Gran Plaza Shopping Center

The great plaza of Cancun is another of the shopping centers of Cancun located in a prestigious area and strategically in one of the busiest avenues of the city: Nichupte Avenue

This has made it a major meeting point for visitors and locals alike, and you will find 1 shopping center, 1 cinema, restaurants, cafes and various clothing and accessories stores.

In addition, the place is completely covered and is one of the few places that has a 24 hour gym.

Market 23

This is a place full of handcrafts made by authentic Mayan artisans, there is gold, silver, hammocks, clothes, shoes, seafood restaurants and typical Yucatecan food. You can come here Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 8pm and Sundays from 10 am to 6pm.

Urban Center Cancun

The Urban Center Cancun Plaza is the newest Plaza in Cancun that you will find in the city. It has 6 floors and you can find gyms, super centers, restaurants, pet stores, clothing, etc. etc. etc.

You can say that it is like any other plaza in the city, but with the difference that this one pretends to compete with the enigmatic Plaza Las Americas: It is in front of it.

Las Plazas Outlet

Las Plazas Outlet is a center with more than 20 restaurants and clothing and shoe stores of local, national and international brands. It also has a movie theater, parking lot and gymnasium.

It should be noted that during holidays, it has become a venue for small fairs and of course, also for different types of events.


Now that you know which are the best places in Cancun, remember that we have an “open service” of 6 hours, and we can do with you a tour to all the places in Cancun.