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La Cañada in Marbella

La Cañada. © Sophie Carefull
Marbella's huge shopping centre La Cañada also has a large food court and a 7 screen cinema.

La Cañada

Along with the sun, sea and sand attracting people to Marbella and the Costa del Sol, ‘La Cañada' shopping centre is another huge attraction for tourists and inhabitants alike. It was built by ‘General de Galerías Comerciales'.



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. The food area boasts 10 specialized restaurants and the shops include everything from high priced designer labels to high level decoration shops. Specific shops include an Apple Store, Zara, Fnac and Claire's among many others.

After shopping and eating, La Cañada also has a huge Multi-Cinema operated by Cinesa which boasts 7 screens and always shows the biggest and most up-to-date blockbusters. The Cinema is usually a fantastic way to end the day.

Committed to the future generation of shopping centres and malls, the 100,000 m2 area of La Cañada is constantly evolving and making changes. The shops, restaurants and cinema are also complimented with parking and easy access by foot and public transport links from all over Marbella and Andalucia.

There is a large open air and underground car park. 



La Cañada is on municipal bus routes L1,L2, L3, L6, L8, L6B.



La Cañada - Centro Comercial La Cañada, Carretera de Ojén s/n, 29600 Marbella (Málaga). Tel: 952 860 142.

Marbella shopping

Sunday and Bank Holidays shopping Costa del Sol

Any town that the Junta de Andalucia has designated ‘Area of great Tourist Influence' can open additional Sundays. In general coastal resort towns can open Sundays and holidays in June, July, August, September and December. This applies to summer Sunday opening in Costal del Sol towns; Malaga city, Marbella, Fuengirola, Estepona, Benalmádena, Torremolinos, Nerja, Rincón de la Victoria, Mijas and Manilva and Costa de la Luz and Costa Almeria resorts. The historic city centres of Almeria, Granada, Seville Cordoba and Jerez de la Frontera can open Sundays and holidays in Easter week.

Opening Sundays and Bank Holidays on Costa del Sol and other Costas in 2023:
January 2nd and 8th
February none
March none
April 2nd (Palm Sunday) 6th (Easter Thursday) 7th (Good Friday) 9th (Easter Sunday)
May 2nd
June every Sunday open
July every Sunday open
August every Sunday open plus holiday on 15th
September every Sunday open
October 12th
November 1st and 26th
December 3th and 8th and 10th and 17th and 24th and 31st

Sunday Shopping Costa del Sol and Costa de la Luz and Costa Almeria

Opening on Sunday and bank holidays for shopping centres and shops over 300 square metres is decreed by the Junta de Andalucia. Other shops that can open on Sundays are shops selling cakes and pastries, bread and ready meals, preparation and sale of churros, chips, nuts and sweets, newspapers, florists and plants. Shops selling cultural and sporting products located inside museums or cultural or sporting establishments can open. Also Petrol stations and shops designated as 'convenience stores'. Also shops in train and bus stations and airports and sea ports.

Full details on Sunday shopping hours in Andalucia.


Calle Ojen s/n = North of Marbella centre on the road to Ojen, just to the north of the A-7 motorway.


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