Famous Shopping Spots and Local Markets in Marbella

Marbella is known for being a shopping haven because of the availability of a wide range of flea markets (bazaars). Here tourists can acquire a wide range of commodities like; fresh groceries, lopping hippy style dresses, necklaces, handbags, scarves, handbags, and traditional art. 

The below article will review the most popular markets around the Costa del Sol and what each offers for locals and tourists.

Nueva Andalucía Street Market 

Nueva Andalucía, located near Puerto Banus is one of the most popular market in Marbella. It only opens on Saturday at 8 AM and closes at around 3.30 PM. Here you can shop for fashion items, pictures, rugs, stylish accessories, and antiques.

Marbella Street Market

There is a very high likelihood of coming across the term 'Bazaar' when you visit Marbella. It is another name for the Marbella street market that opens on Mondays at 9 AM and closes at 2 PM. find it at Las Albarizas. It offers clothes, shoes, fresh vegetables and fruits, and accessories such as cosmetics, handbags, and jewelry.

El Patio

Enjoy the most exclusive shopping in Marbella at the classic El Patio. It features a perfect combination of love and business through unique attractions like the antique piece imported from Paris around the 1950s. You get the privilege of buying perfumes, fair-style shawls, roses, and local art.

As you experience the thrill of shopping, enjoy tapas as you listen to international DJs' music.

La Virginia

La Virginia street market ranks highly as one of the most awaited events in Marbella for art and craft enthusiasts. It only occurs twice annually – in spring and Christmas. During these periods, the streets get decorated with flowers and the latest fashion and design.

Enjoy homemade cuisines, music and shop for décor, accessories, and fashion outfits. The most popular commodities are the Borsalino and Panama hats.

Puerto Banus

It is the ultimate shopping spot for traditional art and craft enthusiasts. The craft street market ranks top at the national level for its features. Hundreds of high-quality exhibitors flock to the market every summer, each bringing traditions and cultures of various countries around the globe.

Enjoy unforgettable shopping and performances focused on families like cinema at the Goya Theatre, street performances, and music.

Organic street market

Marbella hosts the organic street market (La Campana) every third Saturday of every month, where you get to shop for ecological products from local farms. The market occurs to reduce the prevalence of brokers and preservative use. 

The above markets are the most popular in Marbella. However, you will find other popular markets organized by municipalities across the week. They include:

  • Benalmadena street market takes place every Monday and Wednesday. Shop for antiques and arts and crafts.
  • Fuengirola market on Tuesdays. Shop for arts and crafts, fruits, and nuts.
  • Colmenar on Thursdays. Buy a wide range of products from clothes to fashion accessories and clothes.
  • Torre del Mar on Thursdays. You can buy all kinds of items and products.
  • Arroyo de la Miel on Fridays. It has over 200 stalls with many accessories and products.
  • Antequera on Saturdays. Shop for home items, food items, and plants
  • Torremolinos on Sundays. It is a second-hand flea market.

Conclusion

The above markets are just the most popular ones as there are many others where you can experience an unforgettable shopping experience. These markets add décor and make the breathtaking Marbella spring to life. Visit the city and enjoy all the goodies that are on offer.  

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