Markets don’t only contribute to the economy of any country but it illuminates several cultures altogether. Marbella, reach in nature and culture has marvellous street markets were- from fresh fruits to clothes and furniture is sold. Such markets are great places for bargain and offers. The famous street markets in Marbella are:
NUEVA ANDALUSIA ARTISAN MARKET
This market is open on Saturdays and located 5 miles to the west of Marbella on the Mariana of Puerto Banus. This street market is one of the largest flea markets where vendors are free to sell previously used merchandise. Like a movie scene of a local market, here to the vendors advertise their products in Spanish. This market is famous for the wide variety of product to offer to the customers i.e., from antique crafts to trending clothes.
San Pedro de Alćantara Market
This market is like a fare on every Thursday from 9 am until about 2 pm. This street market also serves as a flea market with about 230 stalls. The San Pedro Rastro-as flea or second-hand markets are called in Spanish- is a great place to pick goods at lower rates, as well as grocery.
MONDAY STREET MARKET
This market is the conventional sprawling Monday market stationed on city’s eastern edge. There are approximately 350 stalls which sell fruits, vegetables, crafts, jewellery and clothing. The prices are comparatively low than in other markets. This is a great place to stop by and hone your bargaining skills.
MARBELLA ARTISAN MARKET
Spanish culture has its roots in this market which is held every Sunday from midday until about 6 pm, in the city’s yacht-lined port. The fine artistic and aesthetic range of hand made items like jewellery, antiques and ceramics. This market is a great marker of Marbella’s artistic excellence.
Zoco del Sol Market
In addition to Marbella Artisan Market, there is Zoco del Sol Market where vendors sell uniquely designed jewellery, ceramics, glassware and vintage clothing. Its open every day from 11 am until midnight during the summer, and from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturdays for the rest of the year. It is one of the local markets where one should come, grab and appreciate the artistic calibre of people of Marbella.