There are a few shops in Arguineguin, selling sports equipment, clothes and shoes. Most shops close 13.00-16.00 for siesta. There is also a shopping center, La Marea, with a few shops open from 10 to 21.00.
In Puerto Rico valley there is a shopping centre with shops, restaurants, bars, pubs and discoteques. The shops are all aiming for tourists. A larger and better selection is found at Atlantico, a huge shopping centre halfway to the airport. Atlantico and are open Monday-Saturday 10.00-22.00. There is also a newly opened shopping centre in El Tablero, Maspalomas, about 10 km away, including the first Zara in southern Gran Canaria and open every day from 10.00-22.00. In Arguineguin, there is a Spar, open all day.
25/12, 1/1 & 6/1 most of the shopping centers and shops remain closed.
Tuesday is market day in Arguineguín. It starts at 09.00 and ends about 14.00. The earlier you go, the better is the selection.