Marbella - Shopping

Window shopping in Marbella. © Sophie Carefull
Window shopping in Marbella.

Shopping in Marbella

As one would expect, Marbella is a wonderful shopping centre with several large shopping complexes, as well as hypermarkets, specialty food shops, designer boutiques, interior decor stores and much, much more.

Unless you are in a hurry, the best way to explore Marbella's shops is by simply strolling through the streets. However, the following is a brief list of some of the better known outlets to help you locate that particular item you are looking for.

Shopping Centres - Marbella

La Cañada Shopping Centre With the huge variety of shops on offer, one can spend an entire day inside the shopping centre which can be likened to the malls of the United States. Located on the mountain side of the A-7 by pass around Marbella. Underground and outside parking. Open until 22.00 Mon to Sat and summer Sundays.

Marbella Centre Don't forget Marbella Casco Historico (Marbella Old town) and its traditional shopping street Avenida Ricardo Sorriano. Many brand shop have moved out in favour of La Cañada and Puerto Banus haverer there are gem's to be found. 

Shopping Centres - Puerto Banus

El Corte Ingles   Single large three floor department store in Puerto Banus commercial district. Paid underground parking. Open until 22.00 Mon to Sat and summer Sundays.

Marina Marbella    Medium size and newer two storey shopping centre in Puerto Banus Commercial district between Corte Ingles and the Marina. Paid underground parking.

Critstamar  Smaller and original shopping centre to the east of the PuertoBanus comercial district.  Not as glam as the others.  Paid underground parking.

Puerto Banus Marina   Well know for its luxury brand boutiques. Most located on the front line overlooking the marina.  

Tembo   Smaller shopping centre, most shops such as Zara home are loced facing the street. Tembo building is located west of Corte Ingles.


Centro Plaza in Nueva Andalucia favourite meeting point and many restaurants and Cafes.

Central Comercial Guadalmina. Over looking the A-7 in Guadalmina to the west of San Pedro. Tradition shopping area contains many restaurants, a supermarket and service offices.

La Colonia  in San Pedro near the western end of the San Pedro Boulevard. This shopping centre with supermarket, McDonalds, Gym's, Flowers shops, Hair Salons is a relatively quiet place. Outside free parking.