Like any other place in the world, you can find very modern and assorted markets in Tenerife where you’ll find a big variety of foods, drinks and even other departments for you commodity.
However, part of understanding the culture of the island it’s based on visiting its markets and having a shopping experience that is very different from what you may already seen.
Walking outdoor next to residents, feeling the weather and shopping this way is a experience that is worth to try.
Here, we show some markets in Tenerife where you can go and feel like you’re in home.
Contents of this post | Find what you want!
Which popular markets can you find in Tenerife?
As there are many, here we give you 5 of the principal you can find in the island.
It’s important to mention that, differently to common supermarkets or stores, these outdoor shops have a varied timetable that is necessary to know in order to visit them at the correct hour.
On the other hand, some of the products available in some markets may sound repetitive for you. However, each of them have a a lot of difference in their articles.
- Food (for humans and animals)
- Many more
In addition, there are places in this market where you can go having a cup of coffee or eating a snack while yo rest and spend a good time.
This market opens on thursdays and saturdays form 9:00 to 14:00 and is located at Bruselas Avenue, 38660 Costa Adeje, Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Also known as the market in the town’s plaza, Alcala market is located in a charming fishing village very close to the beach.
In this market, you can buy articles like: Fashion, toys, home furniture, gifts, crafts, a varied selection of novelty items and many more else.
Also, it’s possible to taste wines (and buy them), ornaments and souvenirs.
If you want to visit this very simple but attractive market, you can find it in La Plaza ST, 36, 38686 Alcala, Santa Cruz de Tenerife on mondays from 9:00 to 14:00. You can take the 473 bus to get to the place.
Playa San Juan Market
A very popular middle week market in Tenerife located in the beach with the same name, where you can buy:
- Imitation jewelry
- More items
It is known for it fresh food available such as the told above, and you can visit it on Wednesdays from 9:00 to 14:00.
You can also opt for taking the bus line 473 to get to the market.
Los Cristianos market
This is an amazing place not only for shopping in Tenerife, but to take a walk in the island on sunday mornings.
Being one of the biggest markets in the whole Canarian Islands, in Los Cristianos market you can find: Gifts, clothes, handbags, small ornaments, souvenirs and other stuff with a varied selection.
This market is available for visiting on sundays from 9:00 to 14:00 at Juan Carlos I Avenue, 38650 Los Cristianos, Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
You can get to the market in the bus lines 470, 464, 483, 450, 473.
Los Abrigos Market
This is the first weekly nocturnal market in the whole Canarian Islands where, in addition all the shopping you can do there, there are also available many restaurants specialized in fish and general seafood.
As this is a very popular fishing village in Tenerife, you can be aware that you can only eat fresh fish within it.
In the market of Los Abrigos, you can buy stuff like:
- Many more
It opens on tuesdays from 18:00 to 21:00 and it’s located at Maritima Avenue, 3, 38618 Los Abrigos, Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
You can get to it in the bus lines 470, 460 and 486.
We really encourage you to visit one of these markets in Tenerife and having a different perspective on how shopping looks like in this Spanish island.
If you have already visited some of these markets (or even others) in the island, just give us some feedback in comments! We’ll gladly read your opinion.