There are great number of street markets throughout Costa de Sol and hence in Marbella and Puerto Banus.
Doing your daily or weekly shopping at any flee or street markets in and around Marbella is all fun. These are the places where everyone has something to buy from everyday use goods, local products to several more artistic and handcrafted souvenir items.
One of the striking aspects of street markets on the Costa del Sol is that of the great bargaining option. Many street markets that combine both flea markets, locally produced goods and boot sales, are just the right place to fine some fascinating items at much cheaper price compared to any showroom.
Many cities or towns of Andalucia or southern Spain have the street markets open only once a week, mostly weekends. You can find the timings and exact location from the local tourist office. The street markets in Marbella or Puerto Banus, like any areas of Costa del Sol, are all vibrant, lively and colourful – representing the routine life of locals.
Puerto Banus Street Market
Located just next to the bull ring, in the Nueva Andalucia quarter, the Puerto Banus street market is held weekly, every Saturday (from 9am to 2pm). The market is all alive and packed with local products like vegetables, clothes, pottery, furniture, metalware, leather goods, etc.
Street markets very much useful for residents while holidaymakers only visit to buy some artistic stuff as souvenir. It’s the locals who come here every week to buy many excellent products at an affordable price.
The market is no less colourful and vibrant than the elegance of Puerto Banus marina. While the marina is all full of rich and famous, the market is for all who want experience something other than the glamorous surrounding but the real life of a town.
Puerto Banus street market is just at a walking distance from the central square and the underground public parking is the place where you can park your vehicle. Also, there are quite a few good food stall, cafes where you may even try snacks and tapas while enjoying shopping.
Marbella Street Market
The street market of Marbella is held at ‘Recinto Ferial’ Las Albarizas and does business in between 9am to 2pm.
Just like Puerto Banus, here you can buy clothes, shoes, jewellery, flowers, food, antique items, and almost everything as personal household items of Marbella residents.
Just enjoy the hustle and bustle of this crowded atmosphere, and you will surely have a chance to test your bargaining skill.
During holidays, these street markets became very crowded with shops selling special holiday items such as books, pastries, cookies, candles, traditional gifts, and much more.
Though you find many attractive things at a very lower price, there may be things that are not of best quality. Hence, check the item thoroughly before finalising your deal. Nevertheless, Marbella street market is the place where you can buy fresh vegetables and fruits.
Besides, there are street markets in Nueva Andalucía (held every Saturday), San Pedro Alcantara (Every Thursday), Las Chapas (every Friday), Estepona (Wednesday), Fuengirola (Tuesday and Saturday), Ronda (Sunday) and Benalmadena (Friday).