15 Best Places to Shop in the Philippines
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15 Best Places to Shop in the Philippines

With a nation that holds a fondness for shopping, it’s no wonder the Philippines offers an abundant array of malls to explore, catering to both locals and travelers with diverse retail experiences.

Whether you are looking for high-end fashion, bargain deals, or unique handicrafts, you will find them in the many shopping districts in the Philippines. So don’t miss the chance to explore these top 15 shopping destinations during your stay in the country.

1. SM Mall of Asia (MOA) – Pasay

SM Mall of Asia (MOA) - Pasay
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Address: SM Mall of Asia Complex, Jose Diokno Boulevard, 1300 Pasay, Metro Manila

Website: https://www.smsupermalls.com/mall-directory/sm-mall-of-asia/information/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smmallofasia/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/themallofasiaofficial/ 

Email: [email protected] 

Operating Hours:

  •  Monday to Sunday – 10 AM to 10 PM

The SM Mall of Asia is one of the largest shopping malls in the Philippines and the world. It is owned by SM Prime Holdings and has a large selection of shops, eateries, entertainment venues, and attractions to suit all tastes and price ranges.  

Also known as MOA, It is a one-stop shop where you can find everything from international brands to local handicrafts, from fine dining to street food, from ice skating to bowling, and from an Eye Ferris (SM MOA) wheel to IMAX cinemas.

Pro Tip: 

  • If you’re visiting MOA, be sure to check out the Bay Area Amusement Park. It has a variety of rides for all ages.

2. Greenbelt – Makati

Greenbelt - Makati
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Address: Makati Ave., Ayala Center, Makati City 

Website: https://www.ayalamalls.com/main/malls/ayala-greenbelt 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Greenbelt.AyalaMalls/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ilovegreenbelt 

Email: [email protected] 

Contact Details: +63 2 7795 9595 | +63 2 7729 2137 | 27 729 2137

Operating Hours:

  • Sunday to Thursday – 11 AM to 9 PM
  • Friday to Saturday – 11 AM to 10 PM

Greenbelt by Ayala Malls is a popular shopping district in Makati that currently has five shopping areas (Greenbelt, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5) that are conveniently connected to other well-known shopping complexes like SM Makati, Glorietta, and Landmark.   

It is home to over 200 stores, including high-end fashion brands and luxury boutiques like Louis Vuitton, Prada, Hermes, and Rolex, making it a favorite shopping spot for celebrities and other well-known personalities. 

Pro Tip:

  • If you love art, be sure to visit the Ayala Museum while you’re at Greenbelt.

3. Evia Lifestyle Center – Las Piñas

Evia Lifestyle Center - Las Piñas
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Address: Daang Hari, Almanza Dos 1750 Las Piñas, Metro Manila

Website: https://www.vistamalls.com.ph/evia/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/evialifestylecenter/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/evialifestylecenter/ 

Email: [email protected] 

Contact Details: 02 8896-0003

Operating Hours:

  •  Monday to Sunday – 10 AM to 10 PM

Evia Lifestyle Center, dubbed the “crown jewel of the south,” is a modern shopping mall featuring an atrium that resembles an indoor garden, a promenade that has a scenic walkway, and a piazza that boasts a heavenly interior. 

Evia also offers a range of shops and amenities from homegrown brands such as AllSports, Coffee Project, Cheesecake Factory, Another Story, and MX4D and IMAX with Laser Cinemas.

Pro Tip:

  • If you’re a fan of books and coffee, be sure to check out Coffee Project Black, a bookshop cafe by Coffee Project and Fully Booked.

4. Greenhills Mall – San Juan

Greenhills Mall - San Juan
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Address: Ortigas Avenue, San Juan, Metro Manila 

Website: https://www.ortigasmalls.com/greenhills/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/greenhillsofficial/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/greenhillsph/ 

Operating Hours:

  • Monday to Sunday – 9 AM to 10 PM

Greenhills Mall, also referred to as Greenhills Shopping Center, is a 16-hectare development with a mix of retail, residential, and leisure uses that was built by Ortigas and Company.

It has been a popular place for bargain hunters since the 1970s, with multiple stalls and a “tiangge” or flea market. You can find a variety of items here, such as pearls, clothes, shoes, and less expensive electronic gadgets.

Pro Tip:

  • If you have broken electronic gadgets, Greenhills is a great place to go. It has a lot of repair shops that can fix your devices, from mobile phones to laptops to cameras.

5. 168 Shopping Mall – Binondo

168 Shopping Mall - Binondo
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Address: Soler St., Binondo, Metro Manila

Website: https://168shoppingmall.com/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/168shoppingmall/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/168shoppingmall/ 

Email:  [email protected] 

Contact Details: +632 87 168 168 | 287168168

Operating Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday – 9 AM to 6 PM
  • Friday to Sunday and Holidays – 9 AM to 7 PM

168 Shopping Mall is a shopping destination that has a lot of products to offer at reasonable prices. It is located in Divisoria, which is known as the place where you can find cheap deals. 

The mall has three floors with more than 500 tenants that sell different kinds of products for both wholesale and retail buyers. You can find mostly clothes, bags, and shoes in the mall.

Pro Tip:

  • If you love Chinese food, visit Chinatown, which is just 7-minute drive away from 168 Mall.

6. SM Seaside City – Cebu

SM Seaside City - Cebu
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Address: Seaside City, South Road Properties (SRP), Cebu City 

Website: https://www.smsupermalls.com/mall-directory/sm-seaside-city-cebu/information/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smsscitycebu/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smcitycebuofficial/ 

Contact Details: 032 340 8735 

Operating Hours:

  •  Monday to Sunday – 10 AM to 9 PM

SM Seaside City, formerly known as SM Seaside City Cebu and also referred to as SM Seaside locally, is the biggest mall in Cebu and the fourth-largest shopping center in the Philippines. It has a unique circular shape with a 147-meter-high structure at its center.

Apart from the multiple shops of local and international brands, the mall features a two-level SM Store, a SM Supermarket, a Centerstage theater, multiple cinemas, an Olympic-size ice skating rink, SM Bowling, and an Amusement Center.

Pro Tip:

  • SM Seaside City’s Super Screen Cinema is a great place to go if you enjoy watching movies. Using the Christie 6P laser projection system, it has a super-sized screen that is 30% bigger than a typical movie theater screen size.

7. Ayala Center Cebu 

Ayala Center Cebu
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Address: Archbishop Reyes Avenue, Cebu Business Park, Cebu City

Website: https://www.ayalamalls.com/main/malls/ayala-center-cebu 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AyalaCenterCebuMall/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ayalacentercebu/ 

Email: [email protected] 

Contact Details: +63 2 7795 9595 | +63 32 888 3777 |

Operating Hours:

  •  Sunday to Thursday – 10 AM to 9 PM
  • Friday and Saturday – 10 AM to 10 PM

Ayala Center Cebu is the first Ayala mall located outside of Metro Manila, with over 400 stores that offer retail, dining, and entertainment options. 

It is home to “The Terraces”, a former lagoon area that has been transformed into a multi-level enclave with a beautiful park, al fresco dining, and an entertainment area where you can dine and relax.

Pro Tip:

  • Ayala Center Cebu is a pet-friendly mall, so you can bring your beloved pets with you when you go shopping. However,  pets must be on a leash or in a carrier at all times.

8. Robinsons Place Jaro – Iloilo

Robinsons Place Jaro - Iloilo
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Address: E. Lopez St., Brgy. San Vicente, Jaro Iloilo City

Website: https://robinsonsmalls.com/mall-info/robinsons-place-jaro 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RobinsonsPlaceJaro/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robjaroofficial/ 

Email: [email protected] 

Contact Details  033 0320 2640

Operating Hours:

  •  Mall Hours: Monday to Sunday – 10 AM – 9 PM
  • Supermarket Hours – Monday to Sunday – 8 AM 9 PM

Robinsons Place Jaro is the second Robinsons mall in Iloilo province. It aims to be a hub for locals to visit and shop for their daily needs.

The mall has three floors of shops and restaurants to choose from, including Robinsons Department Store, Supermarket and Appliances, and Daiso Japan. It has a 300-seat  garden themed food court and Robinsons Movieworld (5 cinemas) on the third floor. 

Pro Tip:

  • Take advantage of their loyalty program, Robinsons Rewards. You can earn points every time you shop at any of their participating stores, which you can use to redeem discounts, freebies, and other perks.

9. Island City Mall – Bohol

Island City Mall - Bohol
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Address: Rajah Sikatuna Ave, Dao District, Tagbilaran City, Bohol

Website: https://icmbohol.com/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/islandcitymallofficial/ 

Email: [email protected] 

Contact Details: 038 412 2437

Operating Hours:

  •  Monday to Sunday – 9 AM to 9 PM

Island City Mall is the ultimate destination for shopping, leisure, and entertainment on the scenic island of Bohol. It is owned by the Alturas Group of Companies, a local conglomerate that has grown over the years.

It prides itself on being the largest and most prestigious mall in Bohol, with over 40,000 square meters of space. You can find a variety of international and local brands at Island City Mall, such as Levi’s, Lee, Jag, RRJ, Kamiseta, Penshoppe, and Bench.

Pro Tip:

  • Prawn Farm Grill & Seafoods is a must-try for seafood lovers. They offer lunch and dinner buffets with fresh seafood for only PHP 550 for adults, PHP 335 for kids, and free for kids below 3 feet.

10. Gaisano Grand City Central Bacolod

Gaisano Grand City Central Bacolod
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Address: Corner Locsin St. Barangay 13 Poblacion 6100 Bacolod, Negros Occidental

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grand.citycentralbacolod/ 

Contact Details: 034 435 0211 

Operating Hours:

  •  Monday to Sunday – 10 AM – 8:30 PM

Gaisano Grand City Central Bacolod is a shopping mall that was opened in 2021 and is conveniently located at Cor. Locsin-San Sebastian Streets, Bacolod City. It is owned by the Davao-based DSG Sons Group, Inc. 

It is a three-story mall with a bazaar, a grocery store, and a food court on the first floor, and a department store with goods for children, men, and women as well as bags and luggage, sports equipment, and hobbies on the second and third floors.

Pro Tip:

  • Bring your own reusable bags. The mall has a plastic bag ban, so you’ll need to bring your own bags if you want to shop.

11. Limketkai Center – Cagayan de Oro

Limketkai Center - Cagayan de Oro
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Address: Lapasan National Highway, Cagayan de Oro (CDO)

Website: http://www.limketkaicenter.com/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LKKCenter/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/limketkaicenter/ 

Email: [email protected] 

Contact Details: 088 856 5226 | 088 856 2224

Operating Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday – 10 AM to 8 PM
  • Friday to Saturday – 10 AM to 9 PM
  • Sunday – 10 AM to 8 PM

Limketkai Center, or Ketkai, is a homegrown shopping mall in CDO owned by Limketkai and Sons, Inc. It is the site of many firsts for the city and Mindanao, like the entry of McDonald’s, Shopwise, Starbucks, and Krispy Kreme.

It is situated in the city’s central business district and is the largest mall in the city at 40 hectares. It has two floors and more than 500 tenants, providing a variety of shops, restaurants, fast food chains, and boutique shops.

Pro Tip:

  • If you are on vacation, stay at the Limketkai Luxe Hotel, which is a part of the Limketkai Center mall complex and offers easy access to all the mall’s shops and eateries.

12. Abreeza Mall – Davao

Address: J.P. Laurel Ave., Davao City

Website: https://www.ayalamalls.com/main/malls/ayala-abreeza 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/abreezamall/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iloveabreezamall/ 

Email: [email protected] 

Contact Details: +63 2 7795-9595 | + 63 82 321 9332

Operating Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday – 10 AM to 8 PM
  • Friday to Sunday – 10:00 AM to 9 PM

Abreeza Mall is the first Ayala Mall in Mindanao and is dubbed the premier lifestyle hub in the southern Philippines. It features relaxed, modern architecture combined with signature open areas and lush landscaping.

It is part of a 10-hectare project of Accendo Commercial Corp., a joint-venture company between Ayala Land Inc. and Anflo Group of Companies. It has four levels and more than 300 stores that offer premier retail, dining, and entertainment choices 

Pro Tip:

  • Although Ayala Mall is known for being pet friendly, big pets are not allowed to enter the mall.

13. Robinsons Palawan – Puerto Princesa

Robinsons Palawan - Puerto Princesa
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Address: National Highway, Barangay. San Manuel, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan 

Website: https://robinsonsmalls.com/mall-info/robinsons-place-palawan 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RobPalawan/ 

Contact Details: 02 397 1888 

Operating Hours:

  •  Mall Hours – Monday to Thursday – 10 AM to 9 PM

         – Friday to Sunday – 10 AM to 10 PM

  • Supermarket Hours – Monday to Sunday – 7 AM to 10 PM

Robinsons Place Palawan was the first shopping center to open in Palawan. The 16-hectare mall is located close to Puerto Princesa Underground River, Salakot Waterfall, Honda Bay, Crocodile Farm, and other well-known tourist destinations.

The two-story mall is home to a food court, outdoor dining options, specialty stores, banks, services, and electronic stores, making it an ideal pit stop for both locals and tourists to eat, shop for groceries and supplies, and unwind after a long day.

Pro Tip:

  • If you’re looking for a place to shop or grab a bite to eat, Robinsons Place Palawan is a great option. It’s only 15 minutes away from the bus station, airport, and seaport of Puerto Princesa, so it’s easily accessible.

14. SM City General Santos

SM City General Santos
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Address: San Miguel 9500, General Santos City

Website: https://www.smsupermalls.com/mall-directory/sm-city-general-santos/information/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smcitygeneralsantos/ 

Contact Details: (083) 878 0667 

Operating Hours:

  •  Monday to Sunday – 10 AM to 10 PM

SM City General Santos is the biggest mall in Soccsksargen. It is located in the downtown area of South Cotobato Province on a 6-hectare lot between Santiago and San Miguel streets.  

It has three floors of various stores, including SM mainstays like SM cinemas, foodcourt, and appliance center. It also has a spacious atrium for exhibits and events and an open plaza with a spectacular dancing fountain.

Pro Tip:

  • If you’re looking for souvenirs, go to OTOP Philippines Hub SOCCSKSARGEN, a rebranded pasalubong haven for tourists where you can find a variety of locally-made items, such as handicrafts, clothing, and food

15. KCC Mall de Zamboanga

KCC Mall de Zamboanga
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Address: Governor Camins, Camino Nuevo, Zamboanga City

Website: https://kccmalls.com/mall-branches/kcc-mall-de-zamboanga/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KCCZamboanga/ 

Contact Details: 062 955 9774

Operating Hours:

  •  Monday to Sunday – 9 AM to 9 PM

KCC Mall de Zamboanga is the largest mall in Zamboanga City and on the Zamboanga Peninsula. It is owned by the General Santos-based Koronadal Commercial Corporation (KCC).

It is situated on a 3.5 hectare lot, 6 minutes from the international airport of Zamboanga. It boasts the largest KCC supermarket and a department store that offers a variety of imported and local goods, a food court, restaurants, boutiques, and cinemas.

Pro Tip:

  • Visit the KCC Mall’s rooftop deck, where you can see a fantastic view of the city.

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