Shopping in Costa Calida, Murcia.


If you love to shop then you can’t miss Murcia  wide avenues lined with a great selection of high street brand shops plus a very large El Corte Ingles (Spain’s best department store). The quaint back streetsd dwindling lanes with exclusive little shops and boutiques. One of the best streets is ‘Calle Jabonerias’, where many big designer names have a shop. They can be a bit expensive, but great for window shopping. Just behind the El Corte Ingles, you’ll find a market where you can buy jewelry, clothes, music and much more.

Why not visit the largest shopping mall in Spain?  ‘Nueva Condiminium Shopping Centre’ is easily found on the A7 (junction of E15) towards Alicante. is situated next to ‘Real Murcia’s new football stadium. Shops are located on on two levels and offer a large range of clothes, sports, toy and household shops with many Spanish and UK high street brands including Disney, Zara, H&M, Primark and many more. There is also a large Eroski supermarket that sells food and other items. A new 18 hole golf course and hotel is being built on the site.

The ‘Thader Shopping Centre’  situated the other side of the motorway opposite the Nueva Condominium on two levels, offers a wide range of shops including Zara, Intersport and Mango. Stop for lunch at one of the numerous cafes and restaurants including Mc Donald’s, Subway, Burger King and Pizza Hut. On the 2nd floor is Planet Bowling, a new Health Club and a cinema complex. Opposite the Thader centre is the famous Ikea home store.

As you enter Cartagena you will find a huge Carrefour Supermarket with plenty of underground parking. In the town itself you will find a wide selection of major European retailers including  the prestigious El Corte Ingles department store. The town itself has many winding streets that offer a selection of typical Spanish shops and high street brands. The Mediterranean Retail Parkin Cartagena has three large electrical superstores including Media Markt, various sports superstores, Toys r Us, home stores, restaurants and a Carrefour Hypermarket.

Please bear in mind that local shops will open at approximately 10.00 and close for Siesta at 13.30. They will then re-open at 17.00 to 21.00 approximately.

San Javier
A well established town with an excellent sports centre, is located just off the coast. The Dos Mares shopping complex, situated just outside San Javier, on the main AP7, exit 777, has excellent shops, supermarket, ten pin bowling and food court.  It also has the Eroski supermarket and amusement park with bowling..

Local market

Monday: San Pedro del Pinatar

Tuesday: Los Alcazares

Wednesday: Cartagena, Santiago de la Ribera

Thursday: San Javier, Lorca, Alicante

Friday: Cartagena

Saturday: Torre Pacheco, Fuente Alamo

Sunday: Cabo de Palos, Mazarron

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