La Marina Shopping Centre
Located between the N-332 dual carriageway and the AP-7 motorway, La Marina Shopping Centre (Centro Comercial La Marina) is Benidorm’s largest shopping complex. Built over 4 levels, the well designed and colourful complex offers visitors around 100 shops, boutiques, cafés, bars and restaurants. La Marina has ample free parking, a number of services, rest areas and a variety of entertainment and children’s play areas.
La Marina Parking
The entire basement level consists of free parking that includes disabled and bicycle bays. For those travelling by other means, the complex has a bus stop, train stop and taxi rank. All levels can be reached by stairs and lifts, and all areas of the complex are accessible for wheelchairs. There are handy electronic information points displaying the location of all the shops and leisure areas on an easy to use floor plan.
La Marina Services
When it comes to services, La Marina Shopping Centre have thought of everything. Throughout the complex you will find rest areas, public telephones, cash points, baby changing stations and ablutions. There is a Wi-Fi zone, lost property room and information bureau, as well as various recycle containers for paper, batteries and oil. Personal shoppers, wheelchairs and mobile phone chargers are available, and there is even a car starting service for shoppers who have forgotten to switch their lights off and have a flat battery.
The centre’s ground and first floor is where all the shops and boutiques are located, and visitors can enjoy a selection of popular high street brands such as Guess, Mango, C&A, Stradivarius, Zara, H&M, Sprinter, Massimo Dutti and Benetton. There is also the popular food store Dealz, and home outlets like El Corte Inglés and Zara Home.
Dining & Entertainment
Walking around La Marina Shopping Centre can work up a serious appetite, and their top level boasts an excellent range of cafés and restaurants, as well as a variety of leisure and entertainment areas. This level is a kids paradise and houses the exiting Parque Infantil Mon-Magic. Set in an area of 4000 square metres, Mon-Magic delights the young ones with bouncy castles, trampolines, motorbike and go-kart tracks, a merry-go-round, assault course and safari train. There is also the opportunity for kids to enjoy their birthday party in the specially designed Stars Party Castle.
Adults can get in on the entertainment too and enjoy a movie in Cines IMF9. The cinema complex boasts the latest sound system, 9 movie screens and a VIP room. There is also the Bowling Paradise 10 pin bowling alley and regular events throughout the year. A wide selection of food and beverages can be enjoyed in a choice of cafés and restaurants such as Jamaica Coffee Shop, Haagen Dazs, Foster’s Hollywood, Palapa, Cantina Mariachi, New York 2, Txakoli, Lucciano La Trattoria, Mister Kebap and the kids favourite, Burger King.
La Marina Shopping Centre is open daily with varied hours on public holidays. Standard hours for the shopping levels are 10:00 – 22:00 and the entertainment and restaurant level is open from 13:00 – 01:00 although during peak summer months some restaurants stay open as late as 03:00.