Markets on the Costa del Sol

You will find a wide range of goods on sale such as clothes, shoes, towels and blankets, ceramic pots and dishes to mention just a few.

The Markets generally open at 9 am, maybe a little earlier and aim to close around 2 pm.

Monday Markets on the Costa del Sol

  • Marbella – where the fairground used to be:

    A typical street market of over 360 stalls that sell everything from shoes and clothes, to plants and flowers, fruit and vegetables.

    Parking is extremely difficult nearby, so public transport or parking a little further out is recommended. Every Monday morning in the town’s main fair ground (near the car dealerships at the entrance to Marbella). You’ll find a bit of everything at this popular market. If you’re driving, parking could be a problem!

  • Alora – Village Centre

Tuesday Markets on the Costa del Sol

  • Fuengirola – where the fairground is located, near Los Boliches: is held in the Fair Ground in the town centre. Parking is a problem but it’s worth the hassle as this is one of the biggest of the Coast’s markets with loads of great stalls.

Wednesday Markets on the Costa del Sol

  • Benalamadena – across from Selwo Marina
  • La Cala – at the fairground
  • Estepona – Avda Juan Carlos: Located next to the fair ground. Again, this is quite a big market and one of the most popular in the area (western Costa del Sol).
  • La Linea de la Concepción – Avenida Principe
  • Rincón de la Victoria – near Cotomar
  • Istan
  • Alhaurin de la Torre - Old town

Thursday Markets on the Costa del Sol

  • Alhaurín el Grande – at La Fama
  • San Pedro de Alcántara – at the Fairground:

    A general market and rastro spread over more than 230 stalls. Particularly good for fresh produce such as fruit and vegetables.

    Opening Times:
    Every Thursday 09.00 - 14.00

  • Torre del Mar – Town Centre
  • Torremolinos – El Calvario
  • Velez-Málaga – New Park Area

Fridays Markets on the Costa del Sol

  • Almuñecar – Paseo Reina Sofia (near McDonalds)
  • Arroyo de la Miel – Tivoli World
  • Elviria – Banco Atlántico
  • Sabinillas –  East Esplanade

Saturday Markets on the Costa del Sol

  • Puerto Banus/Nueva Andalucía – Bullring:
    One of the largest flea markets on the Costa del Sol takes place every Saturday morning, with over 120 stalls. It is situated next to the bullring of Puerto Banus is a great rambling flea market, a mini "Rastro" where you can find everything from a wooden elephant to a woolly jumper. There is also a wide variety of spices, paintings, crafts, furniture, textiles and antiques. The market is a great place to visit especially if you are looking for a bargain. There are also café bars surrounding the market place where you can relax and watch the world go by after a hard days haggling!
  • Fuengirola – Fairground Los Boliches
  • La Cala – Fairground
  • Ojén – Main square
  • Coin – Fairground


Sunday Markets on the Costa del Sol

  • Estepona – Marina Officially called 'Mercadill del Puerto' in the Marina - Gifts, leather work, watches, costume jewellery, arts and crafts, presents, novelties, music CD's and tapes. This market hass been established for 30 years and is very popular.  09.00 to 15.00hrs. The adjacent bars and cafes of the port provide welcome relief for the weary. The numerous restaurants are popular for sunday lunch. The traders white vans occupy the prime parking spaces from dawn to dusk and entering the port by car on a Sunday morning is chaotic, We suggest the Parking that is always available behind the Bullring at the end of Calle Matias Prats.
  • Arroyo de la Miel
  • Benahavis – Car Boot Sale
  • Coin – Car Boot Sale La Trocha
  • Fuengirola – Piramides Hotel
  • Malaga – Flea Market near Football Stadium
  • Nerja – Urb Flamingo
  • Sotogrande – Antique Market, Marina
  • Sabinillas – Car Boot Sale, on road up to Roman Oasis

Summer Tourist Markets

The following markets are open every day in the summer and often go late into the evening with entertainment and food. They tend to sell unique art objects, handmade jewellery, ceramics and local crafts.

  • Puerto Banus - Plaza Antonio Banderas
  • Sotogrande - Rivera del Marlín (Sotogrande Port)

Medieval Market

Andalucia Medieval organises medieval markets and activities throughout Andalucia. The markets take place in an area decorated in a medieval style and include lots of stalls selling hand crafts and food. There are also musical and theatrical performances throughout the day and plenty of actvities for children.  The medieval market in the village and castle of Cortegana  in Sierra de Aracena is perhaps the biggest and best established in Andalucia.

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