If you are looking for a shopping fix in the bigger stores, shopping in Motril may be just what you need. Of course you could also go hit the bigger malls in Vélez-Málaga, the Nevada shopping mall in Granada or Larios shopping mall in Málaga. If you are looking for something a bit closer to Almuñécar then Motril should do the trick.
Shopping in Motril Spain!
Just 19 km to the east of Almuñécar is Motril! Just off of any of these highways A7/ N340 / E15, you will find some bigger stores and more shopping options. It is nice to combine a little shopping with your trip to the Motril Foreigner’s Office. Many of the shops are within a 10-minute walk and it makes for a great day out.
There are 2 main shopping areas in Motril (centro comercial in Motril). While these are not shopping malls, they are areas with a high concentration of stores, shops, places to eat and more.
Shopping Motril West
On the west side of Motril at the main roundabout, you will find many shopping options. By the way, “Motril West” is just a name we made up and is not the official name of the area.
Alcampo off of Av. de Europa
- Alcampo – This is considered a hypermarket, like a Tesco/Wal-Mart type of store. They carry groceries (with an international section) electronics, appliances, linens, limited furniture, clothing and of course food. This is where we get many supplies to make our Mexican or Asian meals.
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- Aki – just next to Alcampo it is a standard DIY shop with hardware, plumbing, electrical, wood, garden supplies and more.
- Decathlon – next to Aki there will be a new sporting goods store opening late 2018
- Burger King – opened early 2018
Sprinter off of Rambla de las Brujas
Across from Alcampo, to the east off of Rambla de las Brujas you will find another small strip mall with the following:
- Sprinter – Sporting goods store
- Kiabi – Good priced clothing store, with plus sizes up to 5x
- Worten – Large electronics store, from appliances to laptops, fans, kitchenware, phones, and music supplies.
- Lidl, a furniture store, and a shoe store
- McDonald’s is right on the roundabout at the connection of Avda. Salobreña
Shopping Motril Center – Centro Comercial Abierto De Motril
In the center of Motril, you will find many high street and name brand shops. Many are located on the main street of Calle Nueva and more branch off onto side streets from there. This area is known as Centro Comercial Abierto De Motril (outdoor shopping mall). It is described as an open shopping center, within a small labyrinth of streets. There is the commercial bustle where small family shops are in the mix with the great national and international brand shops. Motril also offers larger stores making it the commercial capital of the Costa Tropical.
You will find Pull & Bear, Mango, Springfield, Bershka, Inside, Stradivarius, Oasis, Lefties, and many more!
The Motril tourism board has a nice listing of many of the shops available. Motril Foreigner’s Office
Mercado municipal Motril
The Municipal Market is place for the traditional shopping in Motril. You will find the butchers, fish markets, greengrocers, coffee shops and other types of shops. It was opened on 29th November in 1955. Outside, in the adjacent plaza, you will also find many stalls with fresh flowers. It is open from Monday – Saturday from 09:00 to 15:00. This is located about midway down Av. de Salobreña and 1 block back behind the Carrefour.
Shopping in Motril Map
In our map below, we have highlighted the two main shopping areas in Motril. We have also tagged where you can find parking in the city center. There is a third area on the map to the east, with many of the car dealers and the main bus station in Motril. Right in the center of it all is our little purple icon for the Extranjeria (Foreigner’s office in Motril). Click here if you are looking for other Things to do in Motril.
How to get to Motril Shopping?
Taking the bus from Almuñécar to Motril
Leaving from the Almuñécar central bus station, you would just take an Alsa bus to Motril. Once you see the Alcampo on your right, you will go through a roundabout, with a McDonald’s on the far side. Ring the bell to get off here and walk back towards the shopping center. To take the bus back to town, go across the street (limited times of day).
You may book your bus tickets online now!
Sample schedules below Please click here to check the schedule for your dates and times.
Bus from Almuñécar to Motril
Bus from Motril to Almuñécar
Driving from Almuñécar to Motril
The shortest distance and fastest route, from the center of town, is just to go east on the N340. There are 3 exits for Motril and you will take the first one to the left off of the N340 onto a side road. It will be just about 2 minutes away and on your right.
Have fun shopping Motril! Feel free to comment and let us know what you think.
Please visit our directory listing category of Shopping to see different places to shop. If you are a shop owner and would like to be included, please contact us for prices.
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