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 43,407 sqm are owned by Castellana Properties. With 2,840 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.
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 that, together with its wide range of restaurants, have made El Faro a commercial icon in the west of Spain and Portugal (Alentejo).
The shopping center is improving the leisure experience with a Premium Cinema, managed by one of the worldwide leaders within the cinema exhibition sector: Yelmo Cines, as well as a wide range of tasteful international restaurants in a new area. The upcoming redevelopment will transform the center preserving the very best of what El Faro has to offer.
El Faro is deeply involved with the community, through different agreements with local authorities. Likewise, the Spanish Association for Standardization and Certification (SGS) has granted El Faro with 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 2,840 spaces
- Stores 107
- Catchment area 517,491 inhabitants