Source: Herry Lawford
Marbella is, without a doubt, one of Spain’s top shopping paradises. Top brands are abound in Marbella and are generally cheaper in price than normal. Meanwhile, the rest of the town’s streets are lined with shop upon shop, each with it’s own specialty craft or product. Indoor shopping areas are also normal in this fashionable and much-loved resort town.
1. La Cañada Shopping Centre
Arguably the most visited shopping centre in Marbella is La Cañada. Apart from the fact that this mall has practically every essential brand under one roof, the mall also offers free parking, a play area for children, a bowling alley and a cinema. Let the rest of your family enjoy entertainment while you shop away at brands like Ted Baker, Mango and Hollister.
- Name: La Cañada Shopping Centre
- Address: Carretera Ojen, Centro Comercial La Cañada, Marbella 29600
- Price: +34 952 866 134
- Opening hour: 10:00 – 22:00
- Holiday: Closed on Sundays
2. Puerto Banus
If you’re looking for designer goods, there’s no better place to find them than at the upscale and luxurious district of Puerto Banus. Dozens of designer shops line the front of the port for a relaxing shopping experience. You can also take some time to appreciate the view as you go from one store to another.
- Name: Puerto Banus
- Address: Port Banus, Marbella, Spain
3. El Corte Ingles
Indoor designer shopping is best at the El Corte Ingles Department Store. It’s a five-floor building with dozens of designer concessions to choose from. Some brands available at El Corte Ingles include DKNY, Loewe and Karen Millen. Think of this place as the Spanish version of Selfridges. There’s even a giant supermarket on the first floor.
- Name: El Corte Ingles
- Address: N340, Marbella, Spain
- Phone: +34 952 909 990
- Opening hour: 10:00 – 22:00
An exclusive boutique in Marbella’s upscale Puerto Banus area, 338B stocks some top luxury brands like Ugg Australia and Ted Baker. Other brands that the boutique carries are international favorites like Jessica Simpson, SOS and Vince Camuto. The elegant and chic interiors of the store elevate the shopping experience and display all of the items nicely.
- Name: 338B
- Address: Local 16B, C/ Ramon AReces, 29660, Marbella, Spain
- Website: www.338online.es
5. Marina Banus
Go on an utterly relaxing and stress-free shopping escapade at Marina Banus. There is something here for every shopper as two levels of the center are packed with shops. Some brands that you can shop all day at in Marina Banus include Pull and Bear, Bershka, Massimo Dutti and Roberto Verino.
- Name: Marina Banus Shopping Center
- Address: Plaza Marina Banus, S/N, 29660 Marbella
- Phone: +34 952 906 544
- Website: www.marinabanus.com
6. Gomez & Molina
If you’re searching for the best designer jewelry in Marbella, a visit to Gomez & Molina is in order. They are one of the top jewelers in Marbella and have built a reputation of top quality and great service. They are now also the official retailers of Cartier in Marbella.
- Name: Gomez & Molina
- Address: Edif. Zea, Avenida Ramon y Cajal, Marbella
- Phone: +34 952 779 999
7. Marbella Artisan Market
Spend your Sunday wandering around the Marbella Port and browsing stall after stall of antique items, handmade goods and vintage jewelry at the Marbella Artisan Market. With over 30 stalls, this market is one of the most popular weekly ones in town. Whether you’re looking for a hand painted ceramic item or handmade gifts for souvenir purposes, you’ll likely find it here.
- Name: Marbella Artisan Market
- Address: Marbella Port, Marbella, Spain
- Opening hour: 12:00 – 18:00 (Sundays only)
8. Plaza Mayor
Plaza Mayor is home to one of the newest shopping complexes in Marbella. It’s known for having one of the largest store lists of special interest superstores in Marbella, including an Ikea superstore. If you’re not on the hunt for anything in Ikea, check out one of the other 25 stores in Plaza Mayor.
- Name: Plaza Mayor
- Address: Calle Alfonso Ponce de León, 3, 29004 Málaga, Spain
- Price: +34 952 247 580
- Opening hour: 10:00 – 1:00
9. Chopard Boutique
Anyone who nows anything about gems in Marbella will tell you that the top place to purchase exclusive jewelry made with precious gemstones is Chopard Boutique. Gorgeous earrings, rings, necklaces and more are on display and will tug at your desirous heartstrings. You converse with other gem connoisseurs or learn more about the stones in the store as well.
- Name: Chopard Boutique
- Address: Avenida Ramon y Cajal 1, Marbella Spain
- Phone:+34 952 765 554
10. Nueva Andalucia Artisan Market
Looking for the biggest and busiest flea market in Costa del Sol? You’ll find it in Marbella. The Nueva Andalucia Artisan Market is a weekly flea market held next to the Puerto Banus bull ring. It has over 120 stalls and vendors offering every kind of product and good that you can possibly think of and exudes a charming and rustic atmosphere. Practice your haggling skills and go search for your next great bargain.
- Name: Nueva Andalucia Artisan Market
- Address: Puerto Banus, Marbella, Spain
- Opening hour: 9:00 – 14:00 (Saturdays Only)
11. Tra & Sten
Thinking of making some home improvements and want an Andalusian theme? Head to Tra and Sten, a popular Nueva Andalucia based company with years of experience in home improvement. They specialize in hardwood flooring and even sell some beautiful marble. Of course, if you fall in love in Marbella and decide you want to move there, this is the perfect place to shop at for home items.
- Name: Tra and Sten
- Address: Calle Las Malvas 62, Marbella 29660, Spain
- Phone: +34 952 907 020
12. Monday Street Market
Searching for a new pair of shoes? Need a new bathing suit? Would you like to buy some flowers or plants? You’ll find all of that and a whole lot more at the Marbella’s Monday Street Market. The market features over 360 stalls and takes place along Calle Platino. Make sure to take public transportation or choose to walk because parking at this market can get extremely tricky.
- Name: Monday Street Market
- Address: Las Albarizas, Calle Platino, Marbella, Spain
- Opening hour: 9:00 – 14:00 (Mondays Only)
13. Laguna Village
Fashion comes alive in Laguna Village, a beach front shopping center that sits between San Pedro and Estapona. The complex has dozens of boutiques that bring the latest and greatest of fashion to Costa del Sol. Apart from the clothing and jewelry shops, Laguna Village also has a boat sale shop, a beach club and trendy restaurants.
- Name: Laguna Village
- Phone: +34 952 798 172
14. Custo Barcelona
Get the trendiest designs in Marbella from Custo Barcelona, a brand that has made waves in the New York fashion scene with its designed shirts. Shoppers can see the full fashion line and collection in Marbella boutique along with accessories for both men and women. Shop until you drop at this innovative store.
- Name: Custo Barcelona
- Address: Muelle Ribera. Blq. K,, L-14, Marbella, 29660
15. San Pedro Market
The coolest arts, crafts, accessories, and fresh produce can be sourced at the lively San Pedro Market at Calle Jorge Guillen. This general market has over 230 vendors and stalls and is held every Thursday. The market is particularly well known for having the best fruits and vegetables in town so come early for more choices.
- Name: San Pedro Market
- Address: San Pedro Fair Ground, Calle Jorge Guillen
- Opening hour: 9:00 – 14:00 (Thursdays)
From luxury brands at more affordable prices to unique finds at the local flea market, there’s a lot for a shopaholic to explore and find in Marbella. Just make sure to keep an eye out for special sales, discounts and offers, so you can form a shopping game plan and figure out where to start shopping first.
Have a good trip and travel!