El Faro is the largest shopping and leisure centre of the region of Extremadura. Situated in Badajoz, the nearest city to the Portuguese border, has a total area of 66,422 sqm of which 40,318 sqm are owned by Castellana Properties. With 2,639 free parking spaces and more than 100 stores, the shopping center is the commercial reference in the Extremadura Region, with a catchment area of c. 520K inhabitants.
El Faro is a commercial icon in the west of Spain and Portugal (Alentejo). Among its 107 stores there are international brands such as Primark (the only store in the entire region), Inditex Group, Media Markt, Hipercor or El Corte Inglés Outlet.
The shopping center has excelled the leisure experience with 'El Patio' with more than 1 million visits since the inauguration. This new area, with an investment of 5M, was nominated by the 2022 BREEAM Awards in the "Regional Award Western Europe" category. Customers may find a Yelmo Premium Cinema and a wide range of international restaurants like Burger King, Foster's Hollywood or Ginos among others.
El Faro is deeply involved with the community through different initiatives and agreements with local authorities. It has the BREEAM certificate which grants the rating of Excellence in Building Management and holds the Universal Accessibility Certification (UNE 170001-2:2007) for being a commercial centre globally accessible and without architectural barriers.
- Location Badajoz
- GLA 66,422sqm
- Parking 2,639 spaces
- Stores 107
- Catchment area 517,491 inhabitants