No trip is complete without shopping. Travelers purchase souvenirs and other items which reflect the traditions and culture of the destination. Shopping in Malta is a delight for visitors, due to a perfect mix of many traditions deep rooted in the island’s history. Wines, silver, artwork, handicrafts, artifacts and many other objects can be purchased here.
Best places to shop in Malta:
- The Embassy Complex:
A judicious combination of cinema complex, entertainment centre and shopping mall is what defines ‘The Embassy Complex’. It is located in the capital city of Malta, i.e. Valetta. Due to its sheer size it is considered as one of the biggest commercial complex. You can find a wide range of products like books, magazines, cosmetics, perfumes, beauty products, costume accessories, footwear and many more! Needs of the young and old are addressed alike. You can also watch your favorite movies in the six screens hosted at the multiplex. The environment is completely safe and reliable.
- RIOT Boutique Café:
Fashion comes to life at RIOT Boutique Café. This type of shopping mall is the current raging trend in the world. It serves as a one stop shop where fashion is combined with the flavor and becomes lively with foot tapping music. You can get all the famous brands at the RIOT Boutique. Every weekend shoppers can listen to the DJ’s and also some rock and roll bands. Food is excellent with amazing coffee beverages as RIOT Café. A must visit shop for hardcore shoppers.
- Bay Street:
This mall serves as a popular landmark at St. Julian’s with a hoard of activities like shopping, clubbing, dining, family activities and many more. The building is a contemporary structure which ideally uses the weather of Malta to its advantage. It has an open street and easily accessible floors. Fashion aficionados are in for a treat, because at Bay Street you can find top 25 international brands and their outlets. You can get everything in the mall. It is place to be if you are looking for some family fun and heavy shopping.
- The Point Shopping Mall:
This is one of the most complex and ambitious malls constructed in Malta. Spread over an expanse of 28,000 square meters, The Point Shopping Mall has everything to satiate the needs of a shopaholic! Right from the international brands to dining, you can have a complete shopping experience. The design and ambience is amazing with expansive areas and ample parking space.
Built on the three major concerns of a shopping destination – Fashion, food and home, Arkadia is one of the leading retailers in Malta. You can find the biggest food selection in the island at Arkadia, with an emphasis on fresh delicacies and products. Other retail sections are furniture, kitchenware, home décor, audio-visuals and many more. It also encompasses the popular brands of the world under its roof. Ensure you carve out some time to visit this colossal shopping destination.