You can shop ‘til you drop in Marbella!
There are an excellent selection of shops to suit all needs and pockets. Here are our go to places when we need a bit of retail therapy. Our Six best places to do your shopping in Mabella.
La Cañada Shopping Centre – For the selection of shops under one roof, La Cañada is hard to beat. There is an enormous Alcampo Hypermarket, lots of excellent clothes shops for men, women and children and your favourite brands. La Cañada is about five minutes by car from central Marbella and there’s plenty of parking. Here you will definetly have fun meanwhile shopping in Marbella
Puerto Banus – Banus is a shoppers’ paradise! In the marina area, you will find a huge selection of designer stores. Designers including Gucci, Bulgari, Missoni and Jimmy Choo, sit side by side on the front line of the harbour and one row back and offer one of the highest concentration of designer stores in the world. If that’s a little out of your price range don’t worry, there are lots of other options. The Department Store El Corte Ingles, offers a wide range of clothes, make-up and homeware under one roof and opposite there is Marina Banus shopping centre with high street brands. The main square, also has some great high street shops and an excellent market during the summer.
Marbella Old Town – If you’re in a mood to explore, discover and browse in a range of small independent shops, head to Marbella Old Town. Leave the car and set out on foot to discover hidden gems in the maze of whitewashed streets. There are some lovely clothes shops, toy shops and one of the best places to buy olive oil, all tucked away.
Marbella’s High Street – Ricardo Soriano is the main artery of Marbella and is lined with high street favourites such as Zara and Mango, as well as some independent shops. It’s quite a long stretch, so wear comfortable shoes, but a few hours browsing the shops is always a pleasure and there are lots of nice cafes and restaurants where you can take a break.
The Markets – There are a number of weekly markets around Marbella, which offer a great atmosphere, a huge range of products and the chance to pick up a bargain. These markets have hundreds of stalls selling clothes, jewellery, sunglasses, toys, furniture and homeware, herbs and spices and fruit and vegetables. Puerto Banus/Nueva Andalucia market is one of the biggest and takes place on Saturday mornings until about 2pm. Marbella’s weekly market is on Mondays and San Pedro’s market on a Thursday is well worth a look. For fruit and veg, meat and fish, the indoor markets are a good choice. Marbella’s is at the top of the Old Town and showcases some fantastic produce to take home and cook. Foodies should head down to the new gourmet market in Marbella, with different food stalls selling food to take away and cook or eat in.
Furniture and Homewares – El Cort Ingles in Marbella is a good place to browse furniture if you have a generous budget and there’s a large Zara Home on the main shopping street Ricardo Soriano. Loft and Roomers and Casa on the Golden Mile are also worth a visit, for stylish, but well priced furniture and homeware. San Pedro and Nueva Andalucia Industrial Estates are also good if you’re looking to furnish your new property and want to see a selection of larger pieces and compare prices.
We hope you enjoy shopping in Marbella! If a property is on your shopping list, make sure you contact us and let us make the process as easy and enjoyable as possible.