Top 10 Shopping Malls In Cancún, Mexico

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Cancun is probably one of the most beautiful places on Earth, surrounded by soft coral sands, the stunning Caribbean Sea, and the most breathtaking shade of blue on the crystal-clear waters. It’s a paradise people dream of. The influential Mayan culture is also represented strongly in Cancun, where you can find incredible mystical ruins that can take you back to the times of the Mayans. Lush beaches and astounding ancient culture legacy are some interesting aspects that you can find in this city of Mexico, where entertainment strongly affects the lifestyle. You might be pleased to see that fashion and shopping habits also play a great role in people’s daily routine in Cancun. Keep reading to learn more about the top shopping malls in Cancun, Mexico, that you can explore to get everything you need during your stay in the city.

1. La Isla Shopping Village Cancun

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A lively place with entertainment, music, and extensive options for food. La Isla Shopping Village Cancun houses more than 80 international brands for you to explore. Once you’re finished your shopping, take a nice relaxing meal at the restaurants next to the lagoon to end your day. The little ones will also have a good time at the Ferris wheel in this shopping mall.

La Isla Shopping Village Cancun

Address: Blvd. Kukulcan km 12, La Isla, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico

Opening hours: 10am - 11pm (daily)

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2. Kukulcan Plaza

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Most parts of this mall were not as active as before, but Kukulcan Plaza still is the place where people will go to when they’re looking for luxury brands or to shop for daily necessities. The supermarket that’s located on the second floor still becomes the favourite of many visitors. A unique thing from this mall is the opening hours that are different for the premium area and the rest of the mall. This means if you’re looking for something from international brands, then you might want to visit Kukulcan Plaza after 11am, an hour later than the regular opening hour. When you’re at this mall, don’t forget to check out their brilliant stained glass on the ceiling.

Kukulcan Plaza

Address: Boulevard Kukulcan KM 13 , LOCAL 410 y 411A, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico

Website: Kukulcan Plaza

Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)

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3. Las Plazas Outlet Cancun

Posted by Las Plazas Outlet Cancun on Monday, 25 November 2019

Located in the centre of the city, Las Plazas Outlet Cancun is the outlet store that everyone loves. Visiting this place might give your holiday a little touch of urban out of the relaxing beach lifestyle. What attracts people to Las Plazas Outlet Cancun is the surprising promos and discounts regularly offered by crowd-favourite brands, both local and international. If you have one slow day during your trip, you can spend a day visiting this mall and go window shopping or try your luck on the discounted sales.

Las Plazas Outlet Cancun

Address: Av. Andrés Quintana Roo 39, 39, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico

Website: Las Plazas Outlet Cancun

Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)

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4. Plaza Las Americas

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A favourite shopping mall among locals, Plazas Las Americas will spoil you with stores and restaurants that could take up much of your attention and interest during your visit to this place. Plazas Las Americas has many well-known brands, both for apparel, clothing, and food. A variety of options from all around the world can also be found at this place. For film fans, Plazas Las Americas has Cinepolis that provides you with films with English audio at the VIP section, along with their outstanding service of having your food delivered to your seat which you can enjoy in your reclining chair.

Plaza Las Americas

Address: Av. Tulum 260, Cancun

Website: Plaza Las Americas

Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)

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5. Cancun Mall

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If you’re up for some celebration and entertainment, this is the shopping mall for you. Cancun Mall is the place where locals and tourists would spend their time relaxing and meeting up. Their choices of restaurants and cafes are very wide and varied. Many international brands can also be found in this place. So, if you’re looking for a spot to wind down after an adventure at the beach, Cancun Mall can be an option to consider.

Cancun Mall

Address: Av. Costa Maya 1, 228, 77500 Cancún

Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)

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6. Plaza Bonita Cancun

Posted by Plaza Bonita on Tuesday, 5 August 2014

A mall that lives up to its name, Plaza Bonita Cancun has been a melting pot for tourist activities, culture, and traditions. The stores take the shapes of small, colourful houses that are very characteristic of Mexican style. Designed and built in the way of a square, Plaza Bonita Cancun gives an impression that you’re in a small village. You can take a pleasant stroll all along the stores.

Plaza Bonita Cancun

Address: Xel-ha Lote 1, 28, 77509 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 10am - 10pm; Sun: 10am - 6pm (closed on Sat)

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7. Plaza Península

Posted by Plaza Península Cancún on Wednesday, 2 July 2014

This is another local favourite to hang out and spend some time with friends and family. Plaza Peninsula is located nicely in the heart of Cancun city and can be reached with ease. Most people who visit this shopping mall are usually looking for a place to eat or have drinks while enjoying a friendly chat, or maybe watch a game of football. Dinner at the Plaza Peninsula is an activity that many people love to do with their loved ones. To end the day’s busy hours with delicious dinner and a glass of wine would sounds like a great deal.

Plaza Península

Address: Av. Bonampak Mz 2 Lote. 5, 9, 77504 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico

Opening hours: 7am - 11pm (daily)

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8. Forum By The Sea

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Posted by Forum Cancún on Thursday, 29 August 2019

It’s probably not your everyday shopping mall, but the entertainment and good times that you will get from Forum By The Sea would be equally interesting as going to a shopping mall. Take your family for a nice meal at this place as it has many choices of restaurants that you can enjoy. Even if you’re visiting Cancun with your friends, you can also hang out at the bar or the city’s famous club, Coco Bongo. You can also buy souvenirs at this place at a good bargain.

Forum By The Sea

Address: Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 9, Col. Zona Hotelera 77500 Cancún

Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)

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9. Luxury Avenue

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With the collection of high-class brands in this mall, you will surely have the ultimate experience of luxurious shopping. Located next door to Kukulcan Plaza, these two shopping malls will be the perfect destinations for you if you love to do some shopping or exploring luxury malls. Some items being sold at this mall are even priced lower than in the US and Europe. So if you have a keen eye for brands, you might find them here on good deals compared to your home country.

Luxury Avenue

Address: Hotelera (Hotel Zone) Blvd Kukulcan Km. 13 Zona, Cancun

Website: Luxury Avenue

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)

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10. Puerto Cancun Marina Town Center

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Posted by Marina Puerto Cancún on Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Located in the convenience of the hotel zone, near the town area, Puerto Cancun Marina Town Center is the shopping mall that you can regularly visit with your family when you’re staying in Cancun. Or maybe when you need to hide out from the heat from midday’s sun after you finished at the beach. You can choose from the wide variety of international cuisines in this mall to have lunch or dinner with your family or companion, and you can even create a better experience by trying out the VIP Cinemas.

Puerto Cancun Marina Town Center

Address: Blvd. Kukulkan Km 1.5 Zona Hotelera, Cancún

Website: Puerto Cancun Marina Town Center

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

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Top shopping malls in Cancún, Mexico
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Shopping malls usually are overlooked when people are travelling to a new place, even though these places might holding secret gems. You can find great deals on purchases and spend time with your families and friends enjoying the coffee shops or restaurants. It could also be a fun activity to do, taking a peek of what the locals usually do during their leisure time at the malls. Don’t miss these great spots on your vacation in Cancun.

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Elmira, also known as Elmo, is a dedicated travel writer who lives by the belief that visiting at least one new place each year broadens knowledge and enriches the heart. Her passion for exploring...Read more

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