Jakarta like any of the other Southeast Asian capitals offers great places for luxury shopping and family leisure time. Until recent years Indonesians were impelled to travel to neighboring countries when they wanted to buy luxury brands, but now with the opening of new shopping centers and the remodeling of old ones there is no need to go anywhere else when one wants to shop from affordable brands to expensive names. Jakarta is a big city and traffic is most of the time problematic, so going from one place to another can be a concern. In fact most shopping centers are close to business areas and normally connected with five star hotels so most travelers have no need to go to distant places to find great shopping and good restaurants.
This is one of the best known Malls of Jakarta. It has the most luxurious stores. There are as well many restaurants and cafes. People from Jakarta love to shop and they like good names. Here one will find from Mont Blanc to Gucci, Ferragamo and everything else. Prices are a little higher compared with other countries but it is nothing exorbitant. Connected to this Mall is one of the best hotels of the city: The Keraton at the Plaza that has as well one of the most luxurious Spas in town.
Grand Indonesia Shopping Town:
This is another huge shopping center just across from Plaza Indonesia. It is very modern and it offers more affordable brands. There are attractions for the whole family from huge department stores to a cinema complex, excellent restaurants and cafes and much more. The Kempinski hotel is connected to this complex.
It is located in Sudirman Bussiness distric. It offers a mixed selection of affordable and luxury brands from Louis Vuitton, Zegna, Polo, Nike, the recently opened Galleries Lafayette and many others. It is connected with the Ritz Carlton that is famous as well for an excellent spa.
Lotte Shopping Avenue at Ciputra World:
This is a great department store, located in the heart of one of the newest and more impressive developments in Jakarta. The Kuningan area is home to luxury hotels and many embassies and consulates. In Lotte shopping Avenue one can find everything from clothing, shoes, duty free goods and luxury cars. There are as well good dining options.
This is a modern family Mall, with many stores and abundant dinning options including some well known franchise names such as Outback. There is as well an affordable Spa for those looking to experience the wellbeing traditions of Indonesia. There is a theater complex and several department stores. It seems to be a quite popular place to grab lunch for those working in the neighboring office’s towers.