Something you need to experience when you visit are the Almuñécar Markets, but which one will you choose? There are several supermarkets and open markets.
Below we have a high level summary of the various Almuñécar Market and La Herradura Market options. Some people use the word “Market” or “Markt”and mean supermarket, grocery store or an open air market. For us the word market, means more of the open air market with of a local feel, let’s say less commercialized. So if you are looking for the Almunecar Markt, Almunecar Market, Almunecar Supermarkets, or Grocery Stores, we have each of those listed below and you can click on the link for more information.
- La Herradura & Almuñécar Supermarkets
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- Almuñécar Markets
- Municipal Market
- Friday Market
- Sunday Market
- Almuñécar Artisan Market
- Almuñécar Medieval Market
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La Herradura & Almuñécar Supermarkets
There are 4 main Supermarkets in Almuñécar and La Herradura, Mercadona supermarket, Dia%, and LiDL These are the larger grocery stores in town, where you have several aisles of food and several cashiers at check out. We have detailed information, including their address and opening hours on our Grocery Stores in Almuñécar and La Herradura post. Read more detailed information here.
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.
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Did you know that there are different procedures for buying produce? Yep, it all depends on which of the Almuñécar markets you are making your purchase.
Below you will find a listing of several market options, which are less commercialized and more local. Don’t get me wrong you may find a souvenir or two at the Friday market, but it is mainly for some local shopping.
The Mercado Municipal Almuñécar (map)
Monday- Saturday 09:00 – 14:00, More information here
The Municipal Market La Herradura
Monday- Saturday 09:00 – 14:00, located along the beach, just as you enter town. Flowers are available Tuesdays and Saturdays.
La Herradura Mercadillo
This is an outdoor Crafts and local wares Market – Located in the Plaza Nueva at the center of town, every Sunday 9:00 – 2:00 (summer)
Where the shops come to you!
Friday 09:00 – 14:00, More information here
You can buy many second-hand items and antiques at the Sunday market, located across from McDonald’s.
Sunday 09:00 – 14:00
As you meander the paths through El Majeulo Park, you will discover many little white cottages. These artisan shops and string along the path to the bridge and a few are located near the north entrance gates as well. Each display a name for a Spanish province and contain various crafts and trades. These are the perfect place to find that unique gift for someone or just watch a master at work. They are only a few open everyday, but it is worth checking out the park no mater what.
Usually sometime in December a Medieval Market (Mercado Medieval) rolls into town and takes over the Paseo del Altillo. Showing off falconry, baked goods, hand crafts, jewelery and more. It is typically 3 days over a weekend and good fun for everyone.
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If this wasn’t enough for you or you want more adventurous activities, please review our full list of Things To Do in Almuñécar, including 1/2 day and full day trips from Almuñécar.