Shopping in Murcia - 04/03/2011

Shopping in Murcia - yes we all love to do it from time to time but where to go?  Obviously there is the fully equipped supermarket onsite at La Torre & there are also shops locally in the villages of Roldán or Balsicas but what about further afield?

 

Dos Mares

Large shopping mall approximately 15 minute drive from the apartment with Carrefour hypermarket open every day of the year plus varous eating options open until late (exit 777 off the AP-7)

La Zenia Boulevard

A new large outdoor shopping mall, within 20 minutes drive from the apartment & featuring such stores as Zara, Pull & Bear, Stradivarius, Massimo Dutti, Oysho, Bershka, C & A, Primark, Mediamarkt, Nor Auto, Alcampo (Auchan), Decathlon, Leroy Merlin, Adidas, Blanco, Geox, Guess seven Camicie, Muede la Pasta, Subway, Swarovski, H & M, Lefties.  There are various eating places too & free parking.  There is also bowling & a casino. Often evening entertainment too.

Opening from 10 am - 10 pm (winter) & until 11pm (summer).  Take the AP-7 motorway towards Alicante & exit at junction 763 (there is a toll around 3 euros depending on time of year)

Parque Mediterráneo

Easilly accessed from La Torre Golf Resort is this large retail park just outside of Cartagena on the A-37. There is a large car park & many great stores to choose from while enjoying your holiday, namely

Carrefour - a large hyper-market selling food stuffs, household goods, communications hardware etc.

Leroy Merlin - another great D.I.Y store selling all sorts for the home & garden.

Decathlon - stocks everything for the sport enthusiast at very reasonable prices.

Media Mart - for all your electricial appliances & computing products

Toys R Us - well we all know this one!   

Cartagena - The streets are lined with designer stores and boutiques including Mango, French Connection and Calvin Klein as well as restaurants, tapas bars and patisseries.     

Murcia city - many shops available with bars & restaurants to enjoy during siesta time in the afternoon or evening       

There are many other smaller shops & also a casino should a flutter take    your fancy!  

Once you are done with the browsing you can dine cheaply at the Chinese Wok, where a 10 euro buffet will satisfy you for the day or you can visit the Burger King if you fancy fast food before returning back to put your feet up at our rental apartment Murcia-Golf at La Torre Golf Resort!