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Plaza Las Américas

Plaza Las Américas (Av. Tulum, Sm 4 and Sm 9, Cancún) — the largest shopping center in downtown Cancún. There are 50-plus stores, three restaurants, two movie theaters, video arcade, fast-food outlets, and several large department stores. Warning: this mall gets very crowded on weekends!

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Plaza Flamingo

Plaza Flamingo (Blvd. Kukulcan, Km. 11.5, across from Hotel Flamingo Resort & Plaza, Zona Hotelera, Cancún) — This is a small mall that houses around 80 different shops that sell mainly clothing, jewelry, and souvenirs. The main attractions here are the chain restaurants Jimmy Buffet’s, Margaritaville, Outback Steakhouse, and Bubba Gump, which fill up with […]

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Perisur

Perisur (Anillo Periférico Sur 4690, Amp. Pedregal de San Ángel, Coyoaycan, Mexico City) – this shopping mall was named for its location on the Periférico Sur, in the southwest of Mexico City. While not the largest, it’s one of the major shopping malls in the capital, known as much for its high-end feel as for […]

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Reforma 222

Reforma 222 (Av. Paseo de la Reforma 222, Col. Juárez, Del. Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City) — located in a building designed by well-regarded architect Teodoro González de León, this modernistic shopping mall is a glass-covered delight. Spread over four levels, there are shops to suit every budget, ranging from Todo Moda and Bershka, to upmarket cosmetics […]

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Plaza Kukulcán

Plaza Kukulcán (Blvd. Kukulcan, Km. 13, Zona Hotelera, Cancún) – For visitors accustomed to shopping at pricey department stores like Bloomingdales and Saks 5th Avenue, Plaza Kukulcán is for them. This retail space consists of nearly 100 shops and four restaurants. The Luxury Avenue section of the mall offers brand names from Cartier, Fendi, and […]

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Plaza Caracol

Plaza Caracol (Blvd. Kukulcan, Km. 8.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancún) — North of the convention center, the two-story Plaza Caracol houses chain stores like Sunglass Island, Benetton, and Ultrafemme, along with souvenir and jewelry shops and pharmacies. This mall has 100 shops, as well as a food court, a Starbucks, and a Häagen-Dazs ice cream shop […]

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Paseo Arcos Bosques

Paseo Arcos Bosques (Paseo de Tamarindos 90, Cuajimalpa de Morelos, Bosques de las Lomas, Mexico City) – located in one of Mexico City’s most iconic skyscrapers is the highly exclusive Paseo Arcos Bosques shopping mall. You’ll find it in the interconnected tower building, just next to the instantly recognizable and appropriately nicknamed ‘El Pantalón’ – […]

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La Isla Shopping Village

La Isla Shopping Village (Blvd. Kukulcan, Km. 12.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancún) — The glittering, ultra-trendy, and ultra-expensive La Isla Shopping Village is on the Laguna Nichupté under chic, white canopies. A series of canals and small bridges is designed to give the place a Venetian look. In addition to more than 200 shops (including Louis […]

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Centro Coyoacán

Centro Coyoacán (Av. Coyoacán 2000, Xoco, Mexico City) — Small but perfectly formed and located in the Coyoacán district, made famous for being the home of Frida Kahlo, is the Centro Coyoacán shopping mall. Originally opened in 1989, and designed by architect Javier Sordo Madaleno, this mall is still going strong today and any number […]

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Paseo Cancún

Paseo Cancún (Av. Andrés, Sm 39, El Centro, Cancún) — Paseo Cancún was developed by the same company that owns La Isla in the Zona Hotelera, so it has the same open-air design with modern white canopies throughout. Here you’ll find a small ice-skating rink, a movie theater, a bowling alley, a pet store, a […]