What place can you visit in Malaga where you can enjoy everything and everything in a single space? That place has a name and a surname, and it is none other than the Plaza Mayor Shopping Centre.

Centro Comercial Plaza Mayor, the epicentre of shopping in Malaga

The Plaza Mayor Shopping Centre is one of the most complete fashion and leisure centres on the Costa del Sol. It is located very close to Malaga and only 2 kilometres from the airport, as well as the most important tourist destinations on the Costa del Sol – Torremolinos and Marbella. Therefore, if you are travelling to Malaga, the best option is to rent a car at Malaga airport to get there directly, and explore it when and how you want.

This shopping centre has a large number of restaurants, family leisure areas, fashion shops and even a supermarket.

Here you can also enjoy the extensive opening hours of the cinemas, bars and outdoor terraces, its bowling alley, shows and entertainment that are held systematically throughout the year.

If your plans include shopping in Malaga, this is the place for you. The best outdoor leisure in a privileged environment. Open from Monday to Saturday during business hours (10:00-22:00).

How to get to Plaza Mayor

Getting to the Plaza Mayor is very easy. Although there are other options (bus, train), the most comfortable and agile way to get there is by car.

From Malaga, you can reach the shopping centre via the MA-20 (exit Airport/A-404/Coín/Parador de Golf) and MA-21 (exit A-404/Churriana/Alhaurín/Coín). You can also get there from Marbella in 40 minutes using the A-7 motorway towards Malaga and take the exit towards the MA-20 motorway. Continue on the MA-20 until the exit Parador de Golf/Coín/A-404 (you will reach the centre in three minutes).

Of course, the shopping centre has its own free car park.

In addition, and as a shopping centre near Malaga Airport, Plaza Mayor is an excellent option to spend a day of shopping and leisure if we are travelling, whether we arrive by plane to the capital of the Costa del Sol or if we are going to another place. So, if you’re passing through the city of Picasso and espetos, don’t hesitate to hire a car at Malaga airport to move around freely.

This map shows you how to get to Plaza Mayor from Malaga airport:

The best cinema in Malaga

Located in the shopping centre itself, this Yelmo Cines Plaza Mayor has 20 cinemas with a capacity of 5,000 people, making it the largest multiplex cinema in Malaga. This multiplex is equipped with the latest technological features to make the most of the seventh art and the best new releases. But that’s not all: its offer also includes children’s matinees, 3D and V.O. screenings or cultural cycles of documentaries or live broadcasts of theatre, opera, ballet or sporting events.

Shops and more shops in Playa Mayor

The Plaza Mayor shops, together with the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet, offer an infinite range of possibilities when it comes to fashion, accessories, gifts, telephones, photography, etc. Here you will find a wide variety of shops of all brands and for all budgets, among which the following stand out:

  • Nike Factory Store, Zara, Bershka, Mango, Calzedonia, Décimas, Desigual, Orange, Base, Antony Morato, Intimissimi, Stradivarius, New Balance, H&M, Game, Massimo Dutti, Springfield, Oysho, Desigual, Kiwoko… y muchas más.

An excellent range of restaurants

The number of terraces and restaurants in the Plaza Mayor Malaga now totals more than 50, always with a varied and exquisite culinary offer of national and international cuisine. In total, there are 9,500 m2 of bars, restaurants and terraces spread throughout the different Plazas. As if that were not enough, they also have a new gastronomic area, Patio Gourmet, where you can have a unique culinary experience thanks to the best cuisines from all over the world.

Whether your body demands Italian cuisine, the typical Spanish tapas, Malaga and Andalusian cuisine, Asian cuisine, hamburgers… The gastronomic offer covers it all.

In terms of fast food, there is no shortage of Burger King and McDonald’s, as well as Carl’s Jr, Abbady Donner Kebab and Taco Bell. In international mode, you can try whatever you fancy at Italian restaurants such as Pomodoro or La Tagliatella, Asian cuisine at Padthaiwok, a touch of Carioca at Posada de Brasil, or pure meat at the juicy burgers of Goiko. And there’s no shortage of traditional corners either, thanks to Casa Carmen, La sartén de la abuela or Luxalad.

And in between, it also has pastry and ice cream shops such as Dunkin Donuts, Danone, Desiderio Gelato & Café, Llaollao, etc.

Outlet Shops in Plaza Mayor: luxury within reach of all budgets

The McArthurGlen Designer Outlet, attached to the Plaza Mayor, has become the largest and most important outlet space in southern Spain. Its commercial offer has options for all types of consumers, whatever their needs. However, it is known as the ‘Outlet of luxury‘, due to the quantity and quality of the brands and shops located in this space.

In ‘Spanish style‘, we talk about Álvaro Moreno, Camper, Callaghan, Adolfo Domínguez, Florentino, Javier Simorra, Munich, Hawkers, Pikolinos or Scalpers.

On a global level we find Adidas, Calvin Klein, Diesel, Karl Lagerfeld, Lacoste, Levi’s, Maje, New Balance, Polo Ralph Lauren, Puma, Prada, Sandro, Escada, Scalpers, Tommy Hilfiger, Trussardi, Tumi, Hackett, Roberto Cavalli, Philipp Plein, Twinset, Marina Militare, Guess Menswear or Under Armour, among many others.

Designer labels at incredible prices, 70% off… all year round!

The Málaga Designer Outlet is also enjoying great success: in 2021 alone, it received a total of 5.2 million visitors.

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