From international luxury brands to one-of-a-kind crafts made by Puerto Rican hands, the island offers a wide variety of retail options.
Large shopping malls with hundreds of recognized brands, discount outlet centers, and eclectic neighborhoods full of local artisans are just a few of the places you can have your perfect día de compras in Puerto Rico.
Plaza Las Américas
The largest shopping mall in the Caribbean and one of the most impressive in Latin America, Plaza Las Américas offers a complete shopping experience. From more than 300 stores to a wide range of dining and entertainment options, this mall is a must if there’s a lot on your list. Shop at MAC or Sephora for makeup and beauty products, stock up on items for the whole family at Macy’s and JCPenney, or find an ensemble for a night out on the town at Michael Kors, Karen Millen, or Zara. Finish off your shopping day with a movie at Caribbean Cinemas.
The Mall of San Juan
The Mall of San Juan is Puerto Rico’s premier destination for high-end shopping, dining and deals. Just minutes away from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU), this can be the first (or last) stop on your vacation. It is one of the newest shopping centers on the island, and features in-demand brands such as Anthropologie, Armani Exchange, Bulgari, CH Carolina Herrera, Versace, Coach, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and many more. Valet parking is complimentary with any purchase. Brunch and dinner are particularly delicious here, so come hungry for a savory variety of culinary creations.
Plaza del Caribe
A little over an hour’s drive from San Juan you’ll find majestic Ponce, which is home to the popular Plaza del Caribe mall. Macy’s, JCPenney, and Sears are among the more than 130 stores at this South Region hotspot. Beyond shopping, you can catch a movie and grab a bite at restaurants such as P.F. Chang’s.
Outlets and Deals
The Outlet Mall at Route 66
Just 30 minutes northeast of San Juan, The Outlet Mall at Route 66 in Canóvanas is home to more than 50 stores and kiosks. In addition to discounted goods from designer brands like Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, and Aldo, the mall is one of the top entertainment destinations on the island. Bring your family to enjoy an arcade, movie theater, bowling center, indoor kart racing center, CXC simulator, and more.
Barceloneta Premium Outlets
Shop more than 90 designer and international brands such as Polo Ralph Lauren, Gap Outlet, Guess, Michael Kors, and Nike, all offering daily savings of over 25%. At less than an hour’s drive from San Juan, you’ll have plenty of time to shop and be back to wear that new ensemble to dance your way through Old San Juan’s streets at night.
The San Juan metro area has many neighborhoods where you can peruse local and handmade goods. The historic buildings of Old San Juan are filled with jewelry stores and resident artisans selling unique handicrafts, while the Condado district offers luxury brands, upscale boutiques, and a variety of dining options.
Santurce is an epicenter of local designers and one-of-a-kind treasures. Initiatives such as El Mercado Libre, an alternative shopping center, and a pop-up market called Santurce Pop provide a space for collaboration among our independent artists and merchants. More treasures can be found at small shops like Len.T.Juela, Moni & Coli, Love is You and Me, Sixne, and Nude, all located in the emerging creative hub of La Calle Loíza.