The top 10 best Shopping Malls in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic has a free trade agreement with Europe. This is reflected in the diversity of shops on city streets and its many large malls that belong among the largest in the Caribbean and Central America. Especially in Santo Domingo, there is since recent years a boom in shopping mall development. Several new malls have been built to cater to the city’s growing middle and upper classes. Below you will find an overview of the top 10 best Shopping Malls in the Dominican Republic.

10. Multiplaza

Shopping in the Dominican Republic

Where: La Romana

One of the newest shopping malls of the country and the largest shopping mall within the La Romana region. This mall offers several mid-level brands like Payless, Totto, KB Store, EGO, a cinema, Ikea, restaurants, gym, pharmacy and banks.




 

9. Sambil

Shopping in the Dominican Republic

Where: Santo Domingo

Sambil opened in 2012 and is located in a more quiet part of Santo Domingo. This mid level  shopping mall includes shops like Clark’s shoes, Victoria’s Secret, Reebok and Punto Blanco. The shopping mall has several electronics stores, including Sony and Samsung. Additionally, the shopping mall has an aquarium that is interesting for both young and old, a 14-screen movie theater and a huge food court.

 

8. Palma Real Shopping Village

Shopping in the Dominican Republic

Where: Punta Cana

Palma Real Shopping Village is the largest luxury shopping mall in the Punta Cana region. This open air mall has about 60 stores like Prada, Calvin Klein, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Adidas, Hackett, Tom Ford, Dolce & Gabbana and much more. It also features 10 restaurants, several banks and kids playground.

 

7. Las Colinas Mall

Shopping in the Dominican Republic

Where: Santiago de los Caballeros

Las Colinas Mall is the largest mall in Santiago de los Caballeros. This mall is slightly outdated but has lots of mid and low-level shops, restaurants, kids playground and a cinema.




6. Novo Centro

Shopping in the Dominican Republic

Where: Santo Domingo

Novo Centro is a relatively small shopping mall. The commercial area of this building has several shops, banks, restaurants, pharmacies and a gym. If you are looking for a private shopping mall with unique stores, then Novo Centro will be worth a visit.

5. Acropolis Center

Shopping in the Dominican Republic

Where: Santo Domingo

This 4-level mall in the city center of Santo Domingo features numerous international chains, such as Tommy Hilfiger, Kenneth Cole, Springfield, Zara, Mango, Nautica and Nine West. Acrópolis Center has several cafes and restaurants, including an Outback, Hooters, TGI Friday’s, and a food court. It also comes with a seven-screen movie theater.

4. Galeria 360

Shopping in the Dominican Republic

Where: Santo Domingo

This Santo Domingo shopping mall opened in 2012 and is located in the city center of Santo Domingo. It features 120 shops, restaurants, a food court and a 10-screen movie theater. The stores at Galeria 360 include Women’s Secret, Duetto, Punto Blanco, Ego, Casaideas, Adolfo Dominguez and GNC. There is also a Gold’s Gym, la Sirena grocery store and a Ferretería Americana.

3. Downtown Center

Shopping in the Dominican Republic

Where: Santo Domingo

The newest Shopping Mall of the Dominican Republic opened its door in 2017. Downtown Center has 80 Stores with brands like Swarovski, Pandora, M.A.C., I-zone, EPK and much more. The mall also has the largest cinema in the Caribbean, a supermarket, gym and office spaces.

 

2. Blue Mall

The top 10 best Shopping Malls in the Dominican Republic

Where: Santo Domingo

The number 2 of the top 10 best Shopping Malls in the Dominican Republic is Blue mall. This mall is known as the most exclusive shopping mall in the Dominican Republic. Mainly catering Santo Domingo’s well-heeled residents and high-end tourists. Stores include Rolex, Cartier, Louis Vuitton, Faconnable, Adolfo Dominguez, Carolina Herrera and many more. Blue mall has several restaurants, bars a food court, six-screen movie theater and a 5 star JW Marriott hotel.




1. Agora Mall – #1 of the top 10 best Shopping Malls in the Dominican Republic

Shopping in the Dominican Republic

Where: Santo Domingo

The absolute #1 from the top 10 best Shopping Malls in the Dominican Republic is Agora Mall. Built as the country’s first eco-friendly mall. Catering mainly to middle and upper-middle-class clients. It features 180 shops including several international brands like Guess, Armani Exchange, Pull and Bear, Mango, Zara, Cortefiel, Levi’s, Adidas, Desigual, Tommy Hilfiger, Timberland and much more. Ágora Mall has 26 restaurants and eateries, a great cinema and an indoor amusement park called ScreamLand.

Most shopping malls are open 7 days a week from 10 AM until 9 PM. In the Dominican Republic you can literally shop ‘til you drop.




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