Considered as the capital of the western Costa del Sol, Marbella has enough ingredients to be one of the most important tourist centers in Spain.
Its privileged location provides excellent weather conditions as well as a great beauty. Marbella is really where abounds in tourist offer of sun and beach: splendid and long beaches, natural areas of interest, marinas, golf courses, sports clubs and a variety of establishments that make justified their fame.
As for if you go shopping in Marbella you can find all kinds of stores and products, from traditional exclusive articles, a complementary alternative to days of beach most tourists visiting the city. But where to go shopping in Marbella? What are the best areas for shopping?
Old Town, Avenida Ramón y Cajal and Ricardo Soriano
The old town of Marbella is one of the enclaves with more essence of the city. The downtown streets are ideal for shopping in a quiet and purely traditional atmosphere. And if you need more shops, you can go to Avenida Ricardo Soriano and Ramón y Cajal Avenue.
Marbella and its shopping centers are a real attraction, shopping and spend leisurely afternoons at Centro Plaza or another mall has become one of the things to do while on holiday in Marbella. In addition, the shopping is not the only thing to do in these facilities. For example, in Centro Plaza you can enjoy the wonderful views from the Mirador Nueva Andalucía.
Puerto Banus is the most famous southern European nautical and tourist enclave. Shopping in the marina is something that many people usually do on holiday in Marbella. In the same area you can find affordable options along with the most exclusive and luxurious market firms.
The famous markets are also a good option to enjoy a day of shopping. On Monday there is a market in Marbella, on Thursday in San Pedro Alcantara, on Fridays in Las Chapas and Saturdays at Centro Plaza (Nueva Andalucía) from 9:00 to 14:00.