La Herradura & Almuñécar Supermarkets, Grocery Stores & More

There are several main Almuñécar Supermarkets or Grocery Stores in the area, including La Herradura, Motril and Vélez-Málaga .  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.

Almuñécar Supermarkets, Grocery Stores Locations & Opening Hours. Almuñécar grocery stores, supermarkets, supermercados including Mercadona opening hours, Lidl, Dia, Alcampo, Eroski and more. Most offer free validated parking and extended summer hours. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Seafood & Fish Stores (Pescadería y Pescados)

Where are the fish stores?

As you may have noticed, the municipal market has been taken down and a new municipal market will go in its place.  Not to fear, you can still purchase all of the goods that were in the market, we just need to get back to the old style of visiting each individual shop.  In this post, we will be talking about the seafood & fish stores of Almuñécar – La Herradura (Pescaderías y Pescados).

While the new municipal market is being constructed, try these Seafood & fish stores Almuñécar – La Herradura (Pescaderías y Pescados). Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Delicious Spanish Fruit & Vegetables Described

Time to have a healthy snack and learn the names of some Spanish fruit & vegetables in Spanish.  For some of us there are unfamiliar items at the produce stands that can be confusing.  Not to worry, we will translate some of the most common fruits & vegetables in Spain for you.  If it doesn’t look familiar, don’t be afraid to give something new a try (like the nispero fruit).  You may just like it!

A full list of fruits & vegetables in Spanish!  What's common, translated names, and a little info about it.   Don't be afraid to give something new a try, like the nispero fruit.  You may just like it!  Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Friday Market Almunecar – Mercadillo Almuñécar & La Herradura

Friday Market Almunecar  Mercadillo Almuñécar

The market’s real name is “Almuñécar Mercadillo Los Viernes”, The Friday Market or to some Almunecar Friday markt. The entrance right in the heart of the town at the Arc de Triomphe Puerta de Almuñécar (Blas Infantes Arches), this is also the main fairgrounds in the month of August. It lies between the main road (N-340) and the one and only “McDonald’s”. Friday Market Almuñécar - Check out the Friday Market in Almunecar. We tell you when and where to find it. Great shopping comes to you, Clothing, Housewares, Shoes, Music, Spices, Candy, Jewelry, Souvenirs Blankets, Towels and much more. Read more on Almunecarinfo.comContinue reading

Almuñécar Sunday Market – Rastro de Almuñecar Domingo

If you like to find a good bargain, then the Almuñécar Sunday Market or Rastro Almuñecar Domingo is the place to be!  Every Sunday you can socialize, browse and purchase the most unusual things.  This is a flea market dedicated to antiques and second-hand items!  Located in the fairgrounds near the Blas Infante Arches, it has now grown to take up the entire lot on both sides.  This market is frequented by so many people now, it is just as popular as the Friday Market.

Good bargains at the Almuñécar Sunday Market or Rastro Almuñecar Domingo! This flea market is dedicated to antiques & second-hand items. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

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Los Rastros de Costa Tropical – Flea Market

We all love a good bargain, but it is even better to discover a good find at a flea market or thrift shop!  There is something fun about rummaging through second-hand goods to find that hidden gem you’ve been looking for or didn’t even realize you needed.

We all love a good bargain, but it is even better to discover a good find at a flea market or thrift shop!  Costa Tropical rastros, charity shops and groups. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

 

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How To Understand Buying Produce In Spain – Markets vs Stores

This is something most people wouldn’t even think to learn before visiting Spain.  It isn’t complicated, but there is a system to buying produce in the Spain, depending on where your are.  This may not be valid across the entire country, but as a general rule it holds true in Almuñécar.  Follow the guide below and it will help ease any little bit of culture shock you may have.

Buying Produce in Spain Markets vs Grocery Stores. This is something most people wouldn't even think to learn before visiting Spain. It isn't complicated, but there is a system to buying produce in the Spanish Markets, depending on where your are. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

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Luz de Luna La Herradura – Annual Night Market

Luz de Luna La Herradura will present you with hundreds of candles dancing in the night, lining the picturesque stone pedestrian streets in the old town.  It is also, time to do some shopping, with artisan booths selling crafts and wares.

Luz de Luna La Herradura - night market celebrating Virgen del Carmen, with hundreds of candles, craft market stalls, workshops & activities in old town. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Summer Market Shopping At Plaza Abderrahman Almuñécar

If you are out walking the paseo near the Peñones del Santo, you will be in for a treat to browse the summer market.  It’s located in Plaza Abderrahman, near Loro Sexi park.  This is our night market and a perfect reason to get out and enjoy the great weather.

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Almuñécar Municipal Market – Mercado Municipal

Live like a local and get your daily shopping done at the Almuñécar Municipal Market.

 

CLOSED as of March 2020
A new municipal market will be built in its place.

The new municipal market proposal:  Approximately 200 underground parking places, 40 market stalls (20 fish stalls, 10 greengrocer stalls, 6 butcher / delicatessen stalls, 4 stalls for other products for sale). Read more here.

Alternative shopping options

In the meantime, you may find individual shops close by.  There are several booths set up at Plaza Kuwait, by the Aquarium.  This is just behind the old municipal market to purchase some of the items which were sold at the municipal market.  A bakery is also just behind the former municipal market.  There are now also several freestanding fresh fish shops nearby as well.

  • Fish and seafood, look for the pescadería
  • Meats, look for the butcher, which is a carnicería
  • Produce, fruits/veg, look for frutería
  • Breads, baked goods, look for the pandería
  • Delicatessen. look for a charcutería

Read more about shopping in Almuñécar.

Mercado Municipal – Almuñécar Municipal Market

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