Malaga Shopping and Districts

(Malaga, Costa del Sol, Spain)

Photograph of a Malaga plazaShopaholics visiting Malaga will be impressed with the facilities on offer, which include major shopping centres and lively flea markets. One of the main shopping areas in Malaga is along the Calle Marques de Larios, which is lined with shops, fashion stores and cafés, stretching to the busy Plaza de la Constitucion.

Many modern shopping malls are appearing on Malaga outskirts, although most central districts have a good selection of shops on offer, particularly around the districts of Pedregalejo and El Palo, close to downtown Malaga.

Here you will find some of Malaga's best shopping, including a bustling food market selling local produce.

Image of a shopping area of Malaga

Opening Hours

The majority of shops in Malaga are open Monday through Saturday, with most being closed on Sundays. Malaga's shopping scene begins at around 09:00, with shops staying open until as late as 21:00, taking a siesta break for several hours between 13:00 to 16:00, although a number of major stores remain open throughout the day, such as the famous department store El Corte Inglés. Many shops in Malaga reduce their hours on Saturday, closing earlier than during the week.

Shops and Shopping Centres

Centro Comercial Los Patios (Los Patios Shopping Centre)
Address: Carretera de Cádiz, Malaga, 29004, Costa del Sol, Spain
Situated in western Malaga, Centro Comercial Los Patios is a popular shopping centre housing numerous shops offering a wide choice of items, together with a number of bars, where visitors can relax and enjoy a drink.

El Corte Inglés
Address: Avenida de Andalucia, 4-6, Malaga, 29006, Costa del Sol, Spain
El Corte Inglés is known throughout Spain as one of the finest shopping outlets. This chain of shops offers one of the widest ranges of goods, including fashion, cosmetics, children's toys, electrical goods, furniture, books and an excellent supermarket. Parking is also available.

Félix Sáenz
Address: Plaza de Félix Sáenz, Malaga, 29005, Costa del Sol, Spain
Situated in the old town area of Malaga, Plaza de Félix Sáenz is a historic department store dating back to the late 19th century. This popular shopping complex houses a wide range of goods, including clothing, cosmetics, hairdressers, electrical goods, music and numerous items for the home.

Centro Comercial Malaga Plaza (Malaga Plaza Shopping Centre)
Address: Armengual de la Mota, 12, Malaga, 29007, Costa del Sol, Spain
Tel: +34 952 61 4040
Centro Comercial Malaga Plaza is situated in Malaga city centre and features a wealth of designer-name fashion. As well as shopping facilities, there is an excellent restaurant where visitors can enjoy a fine selection of dishes.

Centro Comercial Rosaleda (Rosaleda Shopping Centre)
Address: Avenida Simón Bolivar, Malaga, 29011, Costa del Sol, Spain
Centro Comercial Rosaleda is a popular shopping complex, situated close to the Malaga Football Stadium in the city centre. Featuring a vast supermarket and a host of shops selling top brand names, Centro Comercial Rosaleda also has a multiplex cinema. Parking is also available.

Mercado Central de Atarazanas
Address: Atarazanas, 8, Malaga, 29005, Costa del Sol, Spain
Situated in the old town district of Malaga, Mercado Central de Atarazanas is well worth a visit. This interesting market features a wealth of top-class meat, fish, local vegetables and fruit.

Mercado de Salamanca
Address: San Bartolomé, 1, Malaga, 29013, Costa del Sol, Spain
Located in the El Milinillo area of Malaga, Mercado de Salamanca is a well-known Malaga market. A wide range of top produce is available, including fresh meat and fish, local fruit and vegetables, together with an array of spices.

Mercado del Carmen
Address: La Serna, 17, Malaga, 29002, Costa del Sol, Spain
Visitors to Mercado del Carmen will enjoy shopping at this popular market. There is a wonderful ambience throughout the market and an excellent choice of goods, including top quality fish.