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Childrens Shops

  • Centro Comercial La Canada

    Recommended by Kerry Matthews

    Huge Shopping Centre with over 150 shops.
    Ctra. de Ojén, s.n, 29600 Marbella
    (+34) 952866804

    "I think this must be the largest mall in Marbella and you can really spend the whole day here with loads of shops to choose from. There´s something for everyone - clothes for kids and babies, places to buy kids furniture and prams as well as some toy shops. Theres also stuff for the kids (and dads!) such as restaurants, bowling, cinema, amusement arcade etc. For families with babies there are baby changing facilities in all the toilets. Just outside the centre there were bouncy castles etc for the children. Just dont go on a Sunday as we did for the first time as its closed!" (KM, June 09)

  • Flexa Furniture Shop

    Recommended by Kerry Matthews

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    Flexa is an international brand who specialise in children´s furniture for bedrooms and playrooms.
    Ramon y Cajal 11, 29600 Marbella ( 34) 952864627
    Centre Comercial les Glòrias Local 230 Passadis Verd 08018 Barcelona ( 34) 934861844
    C/ Serrano 228 28016 Madrid ( 34) 915 636 736
    C/ Jaume de Santacilia 2 (Travessia de Jaume III) 07012 Palma De Mallorca ( 34) 971723442

    "When we moved to Barcelona from London, the children were devastated to leave our flat and their friends so we promised a pink fairy bedroom to our daughter and a pirate theme for our son. Bad idea we looked everywhere and even the trusted IKEA was turned down by the kids....after months of searching we finally came across a shop in Las Glorias who offer a great variety of desks, tables, chairs, shelves and decorative items to suit all tastes. They also told us about a shop in Marbella as we have a villa down there. We have used the shop for both our homes and the service is great and the quality fantastic!" (KM, Oct 09)

  • Gocco

    Recommended by Kerry Matthews

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    Gocco is an international Spanish clothing brand, specialising in clothes for children and babies
    C.C La Cañada, Ctra de Ojén s/n, 29600 Marbella (+34) 952903872
    C.C Costa Mijas, CN-340, km 210. Las Lagunas, Mijas Costa (+34) 952669100

    "Not as cheap as some clothes shops for kids but I just love these shops. Such pretty clothes in original styles and fabrics. Whenever I go back to UK everyone ALWAYS comments on how nice the clothes are. And you cant get them yet in UK which is nice as all my friends back home are dressed head to toe in Zara!" (KM, Oct 09)

  • Dulce Baby

    Recommended by Kerry Matthews

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    Chain of shops across Spain which sell a variety of goods and brands for babies
    San Bernabé, Edif. Marbella Local 1 Marbella (+34) 951968644
    C/ Luis Buñuel, Bl. 12 Local 1 (next to Ambulatorio) Estepona (+34) 952802998

    "So I arrived pregnant in Spain with no idea where to buy bottles, cots, prams etc. Everything under one roof here and good quality brands too. The sales woman was really nice and spoke good English" (KM, Oct 09)

  • Entre Nubes, Marbella

    Recommended by Kerry Matthews

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    Interior design shop for babies and toddlers.
    Avda. Arias de Velasco 8, Marbella
    (+34) 952764163

    "I just love this shop and it definitely makes me broody! Lots of lovely, fresh designs for new borns upwards. You can also get great gifts here" (KM, Oct 09)

  • Mothercare, Gibraltar

    Recommended by Faye Oakley

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    The British brand Mothercare has a branch in Gibraltar.
    191 Main Street, Gibraltar 

    "If you have a car then its worth a trip to Gibraltar for our favourite British shop! But dont be disappointed as its not on the scale of the ones back home and you might want to give them a call to see what they have in stock before trekking down there with a certain item in mind" (FO, June 09)

  • El Corte Ingles

    Recommended by Kerry Matthews

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    El Corte Ingles is Spain´s flagship department store, which pretty much sells everything. Stores vary according to location but goods can be ordered from other stores if they dont have them in stock. They deliver goods to your home and you can also order online.
    Levar Príncipe Alfonso Hohenlohen, 2 29602 Marbella (+34) 952902390
    Puerto Banús. (+34) 952909998

    "Definitely not your cheapest option as this store rather prides itself on being the Spanish Harrods but the quality/service/goods etc are more like Debenhams. You can buy all the branded baby goods here but dont be surprised if you find them cheaper elsewhere. For ease though its great having everything you might need under one roof." (KM, Oct 09)

  • Cayetana Baby, Marbella

    Recommended by Monica Van Hoogdalem

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    Childrens clothes shop in Marbella specialising in christening gowns.
    Calle Huerta Chica 16
    (34) 95277234


    "My husband is Spanish so when we had our baby christened he wanted a traditional outfit. I found the shop Cayetana Baby on huesta chica and they had a really good selection of christening gowns amongst other pretty dresses. I would say that the shop was more for traditional Spanish kid´s clothes than fashionable things and its not that cheap :)" (MVH, June 2010)

  • Glitterati Book & Gift Shop, Marbella

    Recommended by Vicky Earl

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    ‘Glitterati’ is a wonderful shop that not only sells books suitable for all ages, but is also stocked with exquisite gifts and cards to suit all budgets. Besides this it offers a daily mail collection to the UK, ensuring your mail is in the UK postal system within 24 hours of pick-up.
    Contact Person; Beverley Telephone 952928136
    Centro Diana, next to Cayetano Supermarket exit Km 168.5 on N340

    "This delightful shop should be the first port of call whenever you need to buy a gift or simply want to treat yourself. There is a great range of books, both fiction and non-fiction to suit ALL ages and interests, and there is always a box of Bargain Books. A cosy corner has been set aside for a wide range of childrens books, and if help is needed in deciding which is suitable for a particular age group, owner Beverley is able to advise. In fact, take your child along to choose for her/himself. There is a wonderful variety of cards and gifts, again suitable for all ages and priced very competitively, with new stock arriving on a regular basis. With Christmas in the not too distant future, why not put this shop at the top of your list ... its easy to find and parking is easy too." (VE, Oct 2010)

  • Bily Bily Baby, Marbella

    Recommended by Roundabout Spain

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    Bily Bily Baby was born in 2010 to provide fashion clothing, shoes, and accessories for babies and children up to 5 years of age. It is a mixture of European supplies made with 100% organic cotton with the emphasis on comfort and quality. You can also buy online.
    Avda Mayorazgo, Bloque Malaga, Local 1, Marbella (
    C/ Huerta Chica 12, 29601, Marbella (