Verve La Marina
Verve La Marina is a new style food shop which stocks a wide range of unusual products, including gluten free, organic and additive free foods. There is a range of additive free products for children.
Local 79, Comercial Centro Bahia de las Dunas, Mar Mediteraneo 8, San Fulgencio , Alicante 03177 (+34) 651412582, email@example.com www.vervelamarina.eu
"Thanks to Verve La Marina we managed to find gluten free flour - couldn't get it anywhere else and we've been here for years! Usually we get someone to bring it over." (PH, Jan 10)
Nueva Condomina Shopping Centre (Murcia)
This is a new shopping centre (the largest in Europe!) which has opened on the outskirts of Murcia right next to the Football stadium so a bit of a drive outside of Torrevieja! This Shopping centre houses English favorites such as Mothercare, H&M and even a Primark which us English love.
Autovía A7 - Km. 760 - Buzón 192 - Churra (Murcia) (+34) 868701030 firstname.lastname@example.org www.ccnuevacondomina.com
"Being a Primark and Mothercare junkie I was so excited when they opened the Nueva Condiminium in Murcia. The Centre is a big one which houses a Cinema, various restaurants and of course lots of great retail outlets. Definitely worth a visit. On the opposite site of the road they also have another centre which has an IKEA! Everyone loves IKEA! For the kids there is also ten pin bowling" (VC, Oct 09)
New 2 U Second Hand Furniture in Torrevieja
This shop sells second hand furniture. There are a chain of several in the area
New 2 You, Eliseos Playa, Calle Don Juan de Austria, Bloque No.6 Bajo, Torrevieja, Alicante 03180
"As with all second hand shops you have to make lots of trips until you find something you like but I find most Spanish furniture quite tacky and overpriced so I have found a few bargains here." (KC, July 09)
Ikea in Murcia
This Swedish furniture store offers a huge range of colourful babies and children´s products including cots & beds. lighting. toys, bedlinen, curtains & blinds and cutlery & crockery.
Avda. Juan de Borbon s/n, 30110 Churra, Murcia 902400922 Open 10am-10pm Monday to Saturday Click here for driving directions.
Excellent value, although be prepared for a long day. There is a children´s play area and a menu infantil.
Book Shop Spain
English language book shop with good selection of English books for children, cards and games. Part of a chain Book World Espana sell books all over Spain
Shopping centre Las Habaneras www.bookworldespana.com
"For those who can't visit the shop for some reason or find it easier to shop at home rather than drag reluctant kids around a shopping centre, Bookworld also do online shopping " (KC, July 09)
Iceland in Torrevieja opened it’s doors in July and what a success it has been. If you are looking for some English food at cheap prices then look no further. They have not marked the products at ridiculous prices so everything is at affordable prices. They also stock a range of Waitrose products.
No 9 Avda De Cortes De Valenciana Torrevieja
"I have been on a few occasions and I wasn’t disappointed at all! Not only do they offer a great frozen selection for
bar-be-ques and parties but they also have a great snack selection. Things like scotch eggs and snack stuff that you can’t really get in Spain and really miss from England. Great shop definitely worth a visit" (VC, Jan 10)
Lilibyt Baby Shop
Shop in Torrevieja which sells products for newborns upwards including prams, toys, furniture etc
Calle Diego Ramirez 183, 03181 Torrevieja (+34) 965719667
"Great shop that sells all the major brands such as Baby Bjorn, Bugaboo, Avent, Britax, Jane, Chicco etc. You can get everything here including gorgeous clothes for newborns." (SP, Feb 09)
Baby Centre Pekes
Large shop in Torrevieja that sells everything you could possibly need for babies including buggies, highchairs, cots, furniture and clothes
C/. Clemente Gosalvez 33 - 03181 Torrevieja - Tel: (+34) 966709586 www.babycenterpekes.com
"Great shop that sells all the major brands such as Baby Bjorn, Bugaboo, Avent, Britax, Jane, Chicco etc. You can get everything here including gorgeous clothes for newborns." (SP, March 09)
This well known Scandinavian store offers a wide range of children´s clothing for all ages at very affordable prices
Centro Comercial Habaneras Ctra.Torrevieja - Alicante Polig. San José, 3 Torrevieja 03184
"You cant beat HM in terms of pretty clothes and amazing prices! I just love their kid´s and baby range. You can get all you want here without spending a fortune!" (KC, June 09)
Habaneras Shopping Centre Torrevieja
A great shopping center which houses Zara, H&M & C&A to name just a few. The centre is open air and has a selection of restaurants and a kids mini play area on the top level. Great place for shopping for the children or you. Most of the stores have a small maternity clothing section too which is also very helpful. The shopping centre also has a “Breast feeding room” where mother can feed and change their babies in privacy. Centre is open from 10am until 10pm
Avda de Rosa Mazon Valero 03180 Torrevieja www.habaneras.es
"Airconditioned indoor shopping centres can be a relief in the heat of August! This one has a children´s play area as well as children´s entertainment" (KC, Jan 09)
"The centre as a really nice feel to it very spacious and not at all claustrophobic like some shopping centers can feel. I do most of my clothes shopping here. The sales are great in Zara & H&M you can pick up some real bargins" (VC, June 09)
Imaginerium Toy Shop
Imaginerium is a fantastic toy shop with branches all over Spain and Europe. High quality, original (and tasteful!) toys for all ages. Some shops hold workshops for kids.
Shopping centre Habaneras Local C-30 Ctra. Torrevieja a Crevillente, km. 34,5 (+34) 966927855 www.imaginerium.es
"A friend of mine had been on holiday to Austria and came back weighed down with toys from Imaginerium saying it was the best toy shop she had ever visited!! She kicked herself when I told her it was a Spanish shop. Shows though what good quality it is" (KC, Feb 10)
Zara offers a great kids range for a really reasonable price. If you are in Benidorm on holiday make sure you pay a visit as it has a much bigger range than its European stores and for half the price
C.C Habaneras, Avenida de las Habaneras 1 03180 Torrevieja (+34) 966927762
"My kids have grown up with Zara. Yes its not the very best of quality but by they grow out of the clothes before the clothes grow out of them! Great for summer and winter and for all ages. And more importantly a good excuse for you to have a browse of the ladies section!" (KC, June 09)
Mundo Infantil , Torrevieja
British brands in baby and childrens clothes, accessories and products from 0 to 10 years aprox.
If you want to sell your baby and childrens items (in good condition) they will take them ( in commission)
C/ Mar Mediterraneo, No8,Local 14 San Fulgencio
Situated between Guardamar and La Marina. On the Centro Commercial Bahia de las Dunas, behind Mercadona.
Tel 617 537 156
"it is affordable and run by a lovely woman, I haven't found any other decent baby shops in the area" (AP, May 2011)