L'Aljub Commercial Centre

L'Aljub Commercial Centre is the place to ‘shop till you drop' during a visit to Elche. The city is home to several shopping outlets including the large El Corte Inglés. For those with a love of shoes, you are certainly in the right place. Elche is home to the largest footwear industry in Spain and an important contributor to Europe's shoe manufacturing industry. Shoe stores can be found throughout the city centre. However, for a superb choice of outlets all in one area, be sure to visit Elche Business Park on the outskirts of the city. Shoe factory tours are also available to visitors.

L'Aljub Commercial Centre Services

The construction of L'Aljub Commercial Centre has been carefully planned to offer the best shopping experience. Located on Carrer Jacarilla on the edge of the city, the centre houses ample parking. These include bicycle, motorcycle and disabled bays. There is also an on-site petrol station with good deals on fuel. Outside the centre visitors will find a bus stop and taxi rank. Wheelchair access is available throughout, with both escalators and lifts to the different levels.

If visiting L'Aljub Commercial Centre with young children, it's advisable to stop first at the information desk. Here you can get identification bracelets should your young ones become lost. Here you can also inquire about their free child buggy service if you have left yours at home. Other services include phone and car battery charging stations and a free WiFi zone. Comfortable seating areas and modern, clean ablutions can be found throughout. There are also baby feeding and changing rooms, and a nappy service should you have forgotten to bring along spares.

L'Aljub Commercial Centre Shopping

The numerous stores and boutiques in the centre offer products across a wide range. Clothing and accessories make up the bulk of the centre's stores. You will also find health & beauty, home and garden goods, sportswear and equipment, electrical and electronic products, mobile phones and accessories, toys, and a variety of shops and salons offering services such as hairdressers or mobile phone/TV packages. For your daily household requirements there is a large hypermarket.

While browsing the stores and boutiques you will come across a good selection of well known high street brands. These include Bershka, Guess, Jack & Jones, Oysho, H&M, Mango, Primark, Lefties, Massimo Dutti, Zara, Pull & Bear, Stradivarius, Sunglass Hut, Sprinter, JD Sports, Mayka, Decimas, Women's Secret and The Body Shop. There is also a good selection of Spanish brands, and not to forget, stores stocking the fantastic footwear made in Elche's famous shoe factories.

L'Aljub Commercial Centre Entertainment

The upper level of L'Aljub Commercial Centre is dedicated to dining and entertainment. Families can catch a movie at the multi-screen Cines ABC. Teens will enjoy the Ilusiona Centre. And for the young ones there is Happy Park and Club Infantil.

Whether you fancy a coffee, soft drink, cocktail, ice cream, snack, takeaway or sit down meal, the choice of eateries at the centre is great. Try Lizarrán or 100 Montaditos for a selection of tapas. La Tagliatella and Muerde de Pasta offer Italian fair. Fosters Hollywood and Cotton Grill serve up great steaks and ribs. For a delicious bowl of noodles head to Udon. Pans & Company, Haagen-Dazs and Royal Elche Coffee Shop are perfect for a snack. And there are popular takeaways like  KFC, Telepizza, and the children's favourite McDonald's.

Elche's Famous Footwear

Elche's famous footwear industry is the largest in Spain and one of the most important in all of Europe. The city's palm groves are renowned far and wide as being the largest in Europe, but not many visitors are aware of its outstanding shoe factories and retailers.