There are 3 main Supermarkets / Grocery Stores in Almuñécar.  There are also several specialty markets or small stores where you will be able to find imported or international products.  A few of these are open for limited hours on Sundays.  Check for details in the Almuñécar Directory now.

Grocery Stores in Almuñécar

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Remember, most stores are closed on public holidays.  You can see a list for 2017 holidays in Spain here.


Grocery Stores in Almuñécar

Mercadona (2 locations)

9:00 –  21:30 h Monday – Saturday   (summer hours June 20 – Sept 15 closes at 22:00)
Mercadona is by far the largest of the Grocery Stores in Almuñécar.  The location near San Cristobal is very similar to “American Style” Grocery shopping.  Plenty of shopping space and parking as well.  This store opened in May of 2012, so is provide a nice new shopping environment.

  1. P4
    Calle Marina Pineda, near town center
    Monday – Saturday   9:00 to 21:30
    Near Town Center – Validated covered parking
  2. San Cristobal
    Avenida Mar de Plata, 4 San Cristobal. Behind Almuñécar Playa Hotel.
    Monday – Saturday   9:00 to 21:30 (open until 22:00 end of June – August)
    Near Paseo de San Cristobal – Validated covered parking for nearly 200 cars
    Supermarkets / Grocery Stores in Almuñécar. Mercadona San Cristobal Parking Garage.


This is one of the smaller Grocery Stores in Almuñécar.  It should meet all of your basic needs and it in a good location in town.

  1. CL Larache, S/N
    Near town center – Validated open parking
    Monday – Saturday   9:00 to 21:30
    Sunday 10:00 to 20:00


Right next to Dia% you will find LiDL.  This is also one of the smaller Supermarket / Grocery Store in Almuñécar.   It should meet all of your basic needs and it in a good location in town.  You will find some imported items and some German Brands.

  1. Maria Pineda Street No. 32,
    Near town center – Validated open parking
    Monday – Saturday   9:00 to 21:30
    LiDL Almunecar - 1 of 4 large grocery stores or supermarkets in town.


Markets and Stores are usually closed on all National and possibly local holidays.
Please view our  Almuñécar Holiday calendar here.

GroceryLocations Almuñécar

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Almuñécar Specialty Markets

Markets or small stores where you will be able to find imported or international products.

You will find Spar in 2 locations, Olivares, Coviran (several locations), Komo Komo, and several mom and pop markets.  There are a few of these open on Sundays for limited hours, Coviran on Calle Pablo Iglesias and Spar on Calle Bikini, as well as Supermercado Al-Andalus at the far end of San Cristobal Beach.  Please check the directory for more information.

The Coviran on the corner of Calle Guadix and Calle Pablo Iglesias is open limited hours on Sunday.

Imported Foods!

If you are here from another country, then you may miss some of your favorite foods.  There are a few places to get some imported items around town or in the area.

  1. Olivares – has a small selection of imported foods.  It is located on Av. Juan Carlos.  Please see our directory for more info.
  2. Taste of America – it is just as it sounds, imported goods from America!  The store is located in Malaga, but you can order online and have it shipped as well.  Please see our directory for more info.
  3. Iceland – an old familiar from the UK.  This is located about 80 minutes away in Mijas, but you can find so much there.  It is worth a trip every so often. Please see our directory for more info.
  4. Al Campo – this is a standard large store like Tesco, Wal-mart, or any of the other multipurpose markets.  The nearest is located in Motril and they also offer online ordering.  Please see our directory for more info.
  5. Amazon – of course you can also have items shipped directly from Amazon.


Almuñécar Markets

  1. Daily Market – Mercado Municipal
    Mercado Municipal - Municipal Market in Almuñécar
  2. Friday Market – Where the shops come to you!
    Friday Market Almuñécar
  3. Sunday Market – You can buy many second hand items and antiques at the Sunday market, located across from McDonald’s.

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