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La Isla Shopping Village – Shopaholic’s paradise in Cancun
Cancun is renowned as a spring break destination for millions of tourists from world over. But there’s much more to Cancun than just being a popular holiday hotspot. If you are the one who also love shopping while being on a vacation, then Cancun can prove to be a real shopping paradise, particularly for the well-heeled tourists.
The La Isla Shopping Village, also popularly called Plaza La Isla, is undoubtedly not a destination to be missed during your Cancun holiday. The real shopper’s paradise is the most visited place in Cancun Hotel Zone. Here one of the perks of your Cancun vacation is luxury shopping. This wonderful open-air complex with its 250 stores and many other attractions is one of Mexico’s most interesting places to visit and keep entertained endlessly. Apart from indulging in some high-end shopping, you can take your kids to the interactive aquarium and the chocolate factory situated within the shopping village complex. You will also love visiting the Mayan artisan center from where you can buy traditional smoked Mayan blouses, handmade silver jewellery and cotton hammocks.
The La Isla Shopping Village is known for housing some of the leading internationally-acclaimed designer shops such as Chanel, Cartier, Von Dutch and Bulgari. You will also come across some of the familiar sounding stores which you may find back home. These include Zara, Planet Hollywood, Benetton, Hertz, Starbucks, Hooters, Haagen Daz, McDonalds and many more. You will discover some service shops as well including money exchange, trip/holiday booking, car hire, pharmacies/drugstores etc. Let it be known that the La Isla Shopping Village is just not the place meant for haggled bargains. It is the destination to do shopping for quality, luxury souvenirs. You will find that there are fixed price tag on the items and need to pay the exact amount, without seeking any discounts whatsoever. Be ready to come with a fat wallet as the items you might want to purchase can sometimes be expensive.
This is also a place for non-shoppers as well, particularly for families and kids. There is so much to see and do here. There are many activities for your children to get distracted such as trampolines, bungee ropes and fountains. The dolphin pools of the Interactive Aquarium are also there to excite and bring joys to your kids. There is something for everyone to chill out. You may satiate your hunger pangs after an entire day shopping at many eateries, restaurants and snack bars. The La Isla Shopping Village, which straddles across several canals on the Nichupte Lagoon, can also be explored through a boat ride. Unlimited fun and a fabulous shopping experience are guaranteed at the La Isla Shopping Village during your vacation at Cancun!
City in Mexico
Cancún, a Mexican city on the Yucatán Peninsula bordering the Caribbean Sea, is known for its beaches, numerous resorts and energetic nightlife. It’s composed of 2 distinct areas: the more traditional downtown area, El Centro, and Zona Hotelera, a long, beachfront strip of high-rise hotels, nightclubs, shops and restaurants. Cancun is also a famed destination for students during college’s spring break period.
Area: 764 mi²
Weather: 77°F (25°C), Wind NW at 5 mph (8 km/h), 94% Humidity
Hotels: 3-star averaging $60, 5-star averaging $290. View hotels
Getting there: 3 h 50 min flight, around $375. View flights
Population: 628,306 (2010) UNdata
Number of airports: 1
Colleges and Universities: Universidad La Salle Cancun, More
Following the successful opening of Planet Hollywood Costa Rica in late 2018, the highly-anticipated Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Cancun will open in late 2019 on the beaches of Mexico’s Costa Mujeres.