Malaga is a city full of specialist shops where you can find some interesting and unusual items… or pick the brains of a local expert

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Re-Read Librería

This Spain-wide chain of second-hand bookshops has a store on Calle Victoria, just off Plaza de la Merced. Unlike a typical second-hand bookshop, the books in Re-Read are neatly organised and displayed beautifully according to genre and author, so that upon first entering the store you may think you’ve found yourself in another of Spain’s big commercial bookshop chains. What […]
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K-Tuin, Apple store

It was exciting news for all Apple addicts when Malaga was chosen as the location for K-Tuin’s first store in Andalucía. It was also quite a surprise when it closed up on Calle Nueva. However, there’s good news. If you want to get your hands on the latest iPhones or iPads, or just want to stand in awe of what […]
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The Place Soho

If you’re going for a complete change of look, head to The Place – a one-stop shop in the fashionable Soho district. Comprising the Art-Shampop hairdressers, the My Life Tattoo parlour and the Disaster Street Wear clothing shop, you will find some of Malaga’s most alternative-looking people in here for sure!
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Dewe Málaga

In the quiet Calle San Juan, there’s a shop that’s hard to miss, thanks to its bright lighting and striking pieces in the window display. If you’re looking for new trainers or the latest in street wear, Dewe Málaga is definitely worth checking out – if only for the distinctive interior and music selection. With both men’s and women’s fashion, […]
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Julian’s Books (Fuengirola)

A short coastal train ride away from Malaga’s city centre is the beach town of Fuengirola, a popular destination for summer tourists and British and Scandinavian expats seeking a warmer climate and slower pace of life. There’s a large international community here year-round, and it’s just as common to hear English, Finnish or Russian spoken in the streets as it […]
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Librería Códice

Librería Códice is everything that comes to mind when you hear the words “second-hand bookshop”: piles and piles of well-loved books, organised according to a cryptic system that only the owner truly understands, and that classic old book smell. This bookshop is one for the true booklover, offering a wide selection of the best novels from various world literatures, curated […]
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Casa del Libro

One of Spain’s largest bookshop chains, Casa del Libro, has a store on Calle Nueva, which has three floors of brand-new books in every genre imaginable, including a great selection of English books on the third floor. They stock a few well-known classics, as well as offering the best new and trending releases from contemporary authors. There’s also a reading area, […]
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Mapas y Compañía

Just passing through the doors of Mapas y Compañía is like embarking on a journey. And that’s exactly the idea. This bookshop is filled wall to wall with maps and globes in all styles and colours and is bound to stir up a feeling of wanderlust. According to Mapas y Compañía themselves, this bookshop “specialises in helping readers and travellers […]
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Librería Luces

Librería Luces is an independent bookshop on Malaga’s Alameda Principal. Founded in 2003 by Pilar Villasana and José Antonio Ruiz, they have worked hard ever since to reignite Malaga’s passion for the written word. And their mission has been a success, as Librería Luces now counts itself as one of Malaga’s main cultural hubs. The store hosts events such as […]