For all you fashionistas out there you will find ample supply of shops and boutiques selling crafts and locally produced goods dotted around the Island.
Aswell as several larger shopping complexes housing well known fashion outlets all complete with food halls for a full day out shopping and a quick fashion fix.
Embassy Shopping and Entertainment Complex
Situated in Valletta you will find this one-stop shopping and entertainment complex which caters to the needs and tastes of any enthusiatic shopper. Supplying a myriad of retail outlets, ranging from beauty products or up to the minute fashion from reputable brands we all know and love such as Benetton, Miss Selfridge, Monsoon, Next and many more. Within the Embassy Shopping and Entertainment Complex you will find the Embassy cinema, complete with 6 state-of-the-art screens, with digital sound and stadium seating throughout offering the most comfortable seating. All the latest blockbusters can be seen throughout the day and evening with morning shows also available.
The Plaza Shopping Centre
The Plaza Commercial Centre is Malta’s foremost Shopping and Commercial Centre situated at the heart of Sliema’s commercial and shopping district. It features more than 30 outlets under one roof and over 9 floors in an attractive and vibrant space, The Plaza is a must-go destination for shoppers. If you are searching for gifts for loved ones back home or you are in a self indulgent mood and ready to max out your credit card limit in a morning’s shopping spree then the Plaza will not disappoint. You will find leading brands in abundance making this an exclusive shopping destination in Malta. The Plaza also has food halls and cafes within its premises which are ideal for a break between shopping sessions!
The Point Malta
The Point complex is, simply one of the largest developments of its kind in Malta and recently opened in early 2010. The Point shopping centre is part of Tigne Point, a prime residential and business area on the Sliema peninsula facing-Valletta .
The Point offers masses of renowned brands such as Reebok, New Look, Mango, Nike, Espirit, BabyPhat and more occupying three floors spread out over twenty-eight thousand square metres. The Point is surrounded with fine restaurants and cafes.
A landmark in the heart of St. Julian’s, it is a popular destination with locals and tourists alike. It is the only shopping complex in Malta to be open seven days a week with extended hours until 10pm. Shopaholics are can go shopping crazy at Bay Street with plenty of top international fashion outlets such as Adidas, French Connection, Ecco, Mexx, Guess, Goldigga, Gas and much more. There are also many shops selling a variety of products and services, from jewellery to cosmetics, chocolates, wine, to hairdressing and nail treatments, souvenirs, books, magazines, mobile services and foreign exchange. International food chains such as McDonalds and HardRock Cafe are found at Bay Street as well as local favourites.
Other well know shopping area’s include : Arkadia Commercial Centre, Fortunato Mizzi Street, Victoria, Gozo, City Gate Shopping Arcade, Republic Street, Valletta, Citypearl Ltd, Sir Luigi Camilleri Street, Victoria, Gozo, Coliseum Shopping Arcade, Zacchary Street, Valletta, Emporio Shopping Centre, Palm Street, Victoria, Gozo, Energy Complex, Republic Street, Valletta, Orienti’s Plaza, Republic Street, Victoria, Gozo, Savoy Shopping Centre, Republic Street, Valletta, The Duke Shopping Mall, Republic Street, Victoria, Gozo, The Park Towers Mall, G. Borg Olivier Street, Balluta Bay, Edge Water St. Julian’s, The Point Shopping Complex, Tigné Point, Sliema
The main event is Valletta’s flea market held on Sunday mornings near City Gate. There are also weekday markets in Merchants’ Street, Valletta, and in Rabat, in Marsaxlokk, and in Victoria in Gozo.