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Shopping in Isla Margarita - authentic goods, best outlets, malls and boutiques

Isla Margarita, unlike the mainland of Venezuela, is a great place to shop. This is a tax-free zone. This means that the prices of goods will be significantly lower here than on the mainland. In addition, you can make very profitable purchases during the sales period on the island. These are the August-September and February-March periods. It is better to specify the dates of sales in advance. There are all the conditions for shopping on Margarita. There are many comfortable shopping centers, individual stores, indoor and outdoor markets here.
If you are planning a trip to Margarita with the whole family, you will not be disappointed. Conditions for holiday with children of any age are quite comfortable here. There are several … Open
Sambil is the largest shopping and entertainment center in Porlamar. There are many different stores in the Mall. You can buy clothing from local and world brands, jewelry, souvenirs, electronics, and products in these stores. There is also a food court here. You can stop for a snack and relax here. There are also several restaurants in the shopping center. There is a cinema, offices of telephone companies, travel agencies, and even a casino here. You can spend the whole day in this shopping center. The play area and a small train that runs through the center are intended for children. The shopping center is open from 10:00 to 21:00 every day except Sundays. It is open until 20:00 on Sundays.
If you prefer to wander through the streets and slowly explore the assortment of small shops, then you should go to Santiago Marino Boulevard in Porlamar. It is located on Avenida 4 de Mayo. You can also visit Bolivar square. It is located in the city center. Many small shops and brand boutiques are concentrated here. It is recommended to visit Centro Comercial Casa de Agua to buy souvenirs. It is located at K1 Boulevard Playa el Agua. In addition, you can find everything you need for a beach holiday from swimwear to hats and cosmetics here. La Vela is another center in Porlamar that can be recommended for shopping. It's not as big as Sambil. However, there are also numerous diverse stores here. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
There are many good restaurants on Margarita. Fish dishes are most often presented in the menu. You can taste both traditional Venezuelan and Japanese dishes. Various seafood forms the basis … Open
You can also go to Conejeros Market. It is located in Porlamar. Prices are quite affordable here. You can pay with a credit card almost everywhere. However, it is worth noting that the market is open from 9:00 to 14:00. Therefore, you should plan your visit with this in mind. You can buy not only clothes and souvenirs but also the freshest products, fruits, and fish in this market. Hawkers also offer to taste the national dishes of Venezuela. There are also good centers in Pompatar. It is recommended to visit "Parque Costa Azul" and "Rattan Plaza".
You should bring local pearls as a gift from the island. It has been mined for several centuries on Margarita. Pearl jewelry is sold everywhere. However, it is recommended to make purchases only in specialized stores. You should ask for a quality certificate in addition to the receipt. "Casa de Muñecas" in La Asuncion is one of the largest pearl stores. You can buy a miniature guitar, chess, which are made in the form of conquistadors and Indians, and Indian hammocks as souvenirs for your friends. These purchases are not cheap. The simplest hammock costs $50. However, this is a unique thing that can hardly be found anywhere else. Besides, it's a practical thing.
Isla Margarita is a territory of Venezuela. The main religion is Catholicism here. This has a fairly strong impact on the way of life of the population. Spain has influenced the culture of … Open
You should definitely buy a bottle of rum. It is produced on the island from sugar cane. There are many different varieties of it here. Prices are also different. You can buy regular rum for $5-6. A black Cacique costs about $12. You can also find more expensive options. This is, for example, Santa Teresa Antigua. You also have the opportunity to buy a souvenir bottle in the original leather case. Pampero Aniversario rum costs $20-22.
You can buy several bottles of wine. However, it will certainly not be local. However, Argentine and Chilean wines are considered qualitative. You can buy them at very affordable prices here. If you smoke or there are smokers among your friends, then buy Venezuelan cigars as a gift. They are of very high quality. They are not very expensive. You will pay about $3 a piece. You should buy a variety of exotic fruits on a tropical island. However, you will not be able to take everything with you. But it is recommended to taste as many different types as possible. These are mangoes, carambola, pineapples, and cashews. They are very cheap here. All fruits are fresh, ripe, and incredibly delicious.
Isla Margarita is sure to interest fans of natural and cultural attractions. You will be able to visit some amazing castles here. They were created in different eras. Castillo de Santa Rosa … Open
Be sure to buy coffee for yourself or as a gift. Local Arabica is considered the best variety. Of course, you should only buy coffee beans. It is quite cheap here. However, its quality is excellent. Take a couple of kilos with you. You will be able to remember the trip for a long time, enjoying the aroma and taste of the drink.
It is also recommended to pay attention to gold jewelry. You will find the best their range in Sambil shopping center. Gold prices will definitely please you on Margarita. Products with emeralds are recommended from jewelry. They are mined in neighboring Colombia. The faceting is very high quality. There are also simpler and cheaper gems here. You can find emeralds of good purity for true connoisseurs.
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According to legend, the sailors who arrived in Venezuela in the XV century were amazed by the local invention. It was a hammock. They were happy to bask in them after months at sea. A real Venezuelan hammock will be a pleasant memory of your trip. … Open
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Shopping advices for Isla Margarita. The best spots for buying designer clothes and local delicacies from Venezuela - shops, galleries, boutiques and outlets. We provide you with the shopping streets map, so you can plan your efficient shopping routes, while hunting for authentic souvenirs, goods, drinks, shoes and clothes in Isla Margarita.
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