Retail destinations

Discover the best places to go shopping in Malaga, from shopping centres to bustling streets and department stores

Mercado El Carmen Malaga

Mercado El Carmen fresh food market

The El Carmen fresh food market, located across the river from the city centre, close to María Zambrano train station, is known for its excellent quality fresh fish and seafood. However, there is also a wide selection of other foods available, whether fruits and vegetables, meat, artisan bread, spices and much more. For more than 140 years there has been […]
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Calle Larios

Malaga’s iconic main street. Now pedestrianised, Calle Larios one of the most emblematic streets in the country and serves as the main commercial and cultural artery of Malaga’s historic centre. Calle Larios stretches for about 300 metres and connects the bustling Plaza de la Constitución with the picturesque Alameda Principal. Nowadays, it’s the busiest part of the city and home […]
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El Corte Inglés

You can’t miss the massive El Corte Inglés when entering Malaga from the west up the grand Avenida de Andalucía. Nor if you’re on pretty much any rooftop in the city. Especially around Christmas time when adorned with its famous illuminations. Though not local to Malaga (it was founded in Madrid in 1934) El Corte Inglés is a symbol across […]

Plaza Mayor / McArthurGlen Designer Outlet

Plaza Mayor was already enormous, but now thanks to the addition of the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet, even the most serious shopaholic couldn’t ask for more. This out-of-town shopping and leisure complex is the biggest in Malaga city and is close to both the airport and Guadalmar. It’s a mostly outdoor shopping area, organised around a series of small plazas, creating […]
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Vialia Málaga shopping centre

Centro Comercial Vialia Málaga is a popular shopping centre on the western side of the city. As part of María Zambrano train station, which caters to long-distance train travellers, and located next to the El Perchel Malaga Metro station, this shopping centre is very well connected. High-street fashion The ground floor of Centro Comercial Vialia Málaga is a popular destination […]
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Mercado de Salamanca

It’s been a long time coming but the Mercado de Salamanca is back – and is looking great. This 1920s food market in the El Molinillo neighbourhood, just north of the Historic Centre, has undergone a complete renovation, maintaining its unique neo-Arab architecture. This is, unlike Atarazanas market, very much where locals go. While it is small, there is a lot […]

Larios Centro shopping centre

First opened in 1996 and newly renovated in 2019, Larios Centro is the largest shopping centre in Malaga city centre. Barring the vast Plaza Mayor complex near the airport, Larios Centro provides the most comprehensive shopping experience under one roof in Malaga. Split between two floors, there is a wide variety of stores, with the highlights being Primark, Dunnes Stores […]
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Muelle Uno – Malaga port

Where to start with Muelle Uno? This part of Malaga port has undergone a thorough regeneration in the past decade, opening up to the public and becoming an all-round leisure space. Take a stroll through the marina and you will come across various shops (and occasionally markets), cocktail bars, restaurants, ice cream parlours and even the world-class Centre Pompidou gallery. […]
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Mercado Atarazanas central food market

Whether you’re a tourist or you’re looking for an alternative to a supermarket for your weekly groceries, the perfect place to discover Andalusian gastronomy is at the Atarazanas central market. Open every morning (except Sunday), this food market boasts over a hundred stalls, primarily owned by local families passed on from generation to generation. They sell a vast array of […]