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Personalised Souvenirs From Lanzarote

Taking back gifts from Lanzarote can sometimes be difficult, especially if you have been here a few times and have allready gifted many of the traditional crafted items you find in the shops. There is shop in Puerto del Carmen which gives you the oportunity to personolise your gifts.

You can add your holiday photos to a huge number of gifts offered in store. Mugs, mouse mats, phone cases, t shirts, coasters etc. For more information, please see their website by clicking here


Puerto del Carmen Market

Every Friday in the old town of Puerto del Carmen a market is held. Its not the largest market on the island (this is held in Teguise on Sunday) but there is a selection of craft stalls, food stalls, fashion items and cosmetics. There are around 130 stall in total. Held in the picturesque harbor, after a browse there are plenty of cafe bars to sit and admire the views.


Fund Grube

Well represented in Lanzarote is one of leading retailing companies over the Canaries. This chain specialises in  beauty, lifestyle and fashion products such as fragrances, cosmetics, make-up, watches, eyewear, fashion jewelry, leather goods, footwear, fashion and tobacco.

In 1983, Girdhari Chhabria and Manu Chhabria, two brothers from India, decided to start a retail business in San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Gran Canaria, opening the first Fund Grube outlet at the CITA Shopping Center. The store introduced an innovative sales strategy –a novelty in Europe at the time–, moving from counter service by retailing staff to self-service. Tobacco products were sold almost at cost price to a growing number of foreign visitors.

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Sams Parfums Puerto del Carmen

One of the benefits of holidaying in Lanzarote is that the island is Duty Free! As well as the sun, good food and places to visit there are some great bargains to be had. Normally when we think of Duty Free the main products that spring to mind are cigarettes, alcohol and fragrances. Plenty of shops have opened over the past few years offering well known brands without the added tax.

Sams Parfums is a Spanish chain which has been in business since 1969 and offers perfumes, cosmetics, treatments, accessories, sunglasses and handbags. Yes you can go to the local markets and find some good copies of the well know brands but by shopping at Sams you know that the products are 100%original and at some of the best prices on the market which are being continualy updated. There is a good chance that if you see something you like the assistant will offer you a further discount. This store has a good presence in Lanzarote with shops in Puerto del Carmen, Playa Blanca, Costa Teguise and Arrecife. For more details or to shop on line, please see the company website