Festivals, Restaurants, Nightlife and Shopping in Puerto de Mogán

Festivals

Fiesta Del Carmen

Every July, the fiesta del Carmen is celebrated in Puerto de Mogán. This fiesta consists of locals carrying a statue of the Virgin Mary from one end of the town to the other in an extravagant procession. This festival lasts for several days and usually concludes with fireworks being let off at midnight on the beach. It’s a great spectacle and something you won’t forget in a hurry.

Puerto de Mogán celebrates various other local festivals but none is as big, or as widely known as the fiesta del Carmen.

Restaurants

Puerto de Mogán offers a wide array of fine restaurants. On top of local Spanish cuisine, there are Indian, Chinese and Mediterranean eateries in the area. Below are a couple of examples of them.

Restaurant Casito Mediterraneo

This restaurant offers freshly prepared Mediterranean cuisine along with excellent service. The seafood is delicious and the atmosphere is generally relaxed. During the day, you will be able to enjoy authentic tapas, fish dishes as well as salads. For dinner, the restaurant serves up authentic seafood specialities using locally sourced ingredients.

Address: Local 107, 35138 Puerto de Mogan, Gran Canaria
Telephone: +34 678 923 671
Email: puertodemoga[email protected]
Opening hours: Noon to 22:30, except Saturdays from 18:00. Restaurant is closed between 17:00 and 18:00 for preparation and cleaning.

Restaurant La Cucina

Although small with only a few tables available to serve customers, this restaurant offers some great italian food at reasonable prices. Great pizzas, pastas and desserts prepared by passionate singing chef.

Address: Calle Corriente 8, Puerto de Mogán, Gran Canaria.
Telephone: +34 928 588 747

Nightlife

The nightlife here is fairly lively. There are plenty of bars with vivacious atmospheres. Puerto de Mogán also offers a variety of live music and the locals are great fun to be around. Here are some examples of good night spots in the area:

Restaurante Orillas del Mar

This place offers an interesting brand of entertainment. Here, you can experience first hand what it is like to be serenaded by a genuine Canarian guitarist! An interesting and unique experience.

Tapas Tapas

This place doubles as a restaurant and dance club and from 6.00pm onwards a host of different cocktails are on offer at the bar. Tapas Tapas also screens live football matched from around the world.

Telephone: 928 565 381

Zona Verde

This bar-restaurant with shaded beer garden always has something going on. On Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays Zona Verde offers live music. Friday is also barbeque night. Definitely worth a look!

Telephone: 617 026 709

Shopping

Every Friday morning, in Puerto de Mogán, there is a market sale which includes a whole range of different items. If you take a stroll down to the dock you can buy anything from shoes and dresses, to fruit and veg.

Puerto de Mogán also has an abundant amount of supermarkets, shopping centres and souvenir shops. There are also banks, opticians and post offices should you require the use of these services. Listed below is an example of a few of the type of shops you can find in the area:

Bali-Art Bazar

Gifts, clothes arts and crafts
Telephone: 928 565 729

Joyeria Omara

Good for decorations and clocks
Telephone: 928 565 098

Media Electronics

Anything you could possibly want in electronic form
Telephone: 928 565 928

Acuarela

Great for books and presents for the family back home
Telephone: 928 565 406

Rincon Canario

Shop selling genuine Canarian crafted item. Something for everyone.
Telephone: 928 565 026