Of course, Lloret Mar is known for its beautiful beaches , vibrant nightlife and many see sights. However, many people do not know that you can also enjoy a day of shopping in Lloret de Mar. With many shopping centers, many designer shops, a range of small boutiques & souvenir shops, and a beautiful market, you can fully indulge yourself here in the shopping area.
In addition, the city also organizes special shopping festivities several times a year, with high discounts. So if you want to know everything about: where to shop in Lloret de Mar, shops, opening hours and special festivities, read on!
Lloret de Mar Shopping: Opening and closing
Let's start with the beginning, after all, this information is useless if you suddenly find the shops closed during your shopping day. The Spanish opening hours can sometimes differ from the times you are used to at home. Most shops in Lloret de Mar open from Monday to Saturday, between 9:00 AM and 10:00 AM, and they don't close until 8:00 PM (most supermarkets close at 10:00 PM). In the peak season most shops remain open until 23:00! This is also the latest closing time for shops in Spain.
During your shopping adventure in Lloret de Mar it is important to to take into account the siesta (time to relax!). During the siesta in Spain, many offices, banks, shops and other companies close their doors for several hours. The shops often close somewhere between 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM and then reopen somewhere between 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM until 11:00 PM.
Despite the fact that not every store in Lloret de Mar participates in the siesta, it is important to take this into account during your shopping adventure. So if you prefer to err on the side of caution, you can do it best to go shopping immediately at 10am or after 5pm.
Sundays and holidays
Most clothing stores and small supermarkets are closed on Sundays and public holidays, but the big supermarkets are usually open. Also, the small souvenir shops and boutiques in Lloret de Mar are mostly open. So keep in mind these days, because it can happen that the shop you want to visit may be closed!
Shopping day in Lloret de Mar - Where to go?
Lloret de Mar is a great open air with its variety of fashion shops, souvenir shops, perfumeries and accessory shoppingmalls. This town has everything a tourist needs for a wonderful day of shopping. You can shop in the long shopping street Carrer de Sant Pere , in the Carrer de la Vilaor in one of the surrounding streets. In addition to more expensive designer shops, you will also find many cheap boutiques here for both souvenirs and clothing.
You can shop nice accessories from 0.50 Euro, T-shirts for 2 Euro, skirts for 5 Euro and trousers for only 10 euros. Sounds like a funny shopping!
In addition to many stores , in Lloret de Mar you also spend a lovely day wandering around the market. Lloret de Mar has first of all a covered and permanent market, Mercat Municipal de Lloret de Mar, located on the Carrer de la Sénia del Rabic. Here you will find everything in the field of fresh vegetables, meat, spices, a drugstore, a hairdresser, diet food, a bakery, a bar, a florist and a beauty salon. This market is open Monday to Thursday from 8 am to 2 pm and Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
Of course, like many places in Spain, Lloret de Mar also has a weekly market. Every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. you can shop here on the Avinguda del Rieral for souvenirs, clothing and household goods. All at very affordable prices! More information about where You can find markets in Lloret de Mar here.
Tip: Wear airy clothes and especially comfortable shoes, and keep your wallet or credit card handy, because in these shopping streets of Lloret de Mar it is really Shop until you drop!
Lloret de Mar Shopping: Enjoy the sales!
In Spain, and therefore also in Lloret de Mar, they have a sale period, also known as the Rebajas. And, what could be more fun than shopping during sale season! The big winter sale starts in January and ends in late February, the big summer sale starts in July and ends in late August. The discounts start at 30% and at the end it can reach 70%.
Tip: So if you are in Spain during the winter months or high season, bring an extra large empty suitcase for all your brand new purchases at bargain prices!
Lloret de Mar Shopping - What shops can you expect in Lloret de Mar?
1. Clothing stores
There is no shortage of clothing stores in Lloret de Mar. There is simply a suitable boutique for every taste and budget. Most clothing stores, however, can be found in the center of Lloret de Mar, especially in Carrer de Sant Pere. In addition to small boutiques, you will also find many international designer shops, with brands such as Benetton or Celio and Spanish brands such as Mango, Shanna, Bershka, Zara and Desigual. The big advantage is that the Spanish brands in Spain are a lot cheaper than in your country. So a real bargain is quickly scored.
Tip: On the beach boulevard, in a parallel street behind Carrer de la Vila, you will find the TK Jeans Outlet. Here you will find many well-known jeans brands at good prices.
2. Shoe stores
Lloret de Mar also offers plenty of shoe shops. There is more than enough choice when it comes to large chain stores, boutiques and bazaars where you can find all kind of slippers, sandals, pumps and sneakers. This gives you a wide choice of different brands at different affordable prices. However, let me tell you below some good shoe stores for you, with something for everyone, where you will undoubtedly succeed!
If you are looking for trendy sports shoes or accessories, you will find nearby Carrer de Sant Pere its Intersportstore, with many sports equipment, sneakers, sports shoes and beach accessories. Are you looking for real quality shoes, a nice pumps or good walkers? Then Capriccio of Vives might be something for you. These designer shops have a beautiful range for the whole family! A slightly smaller budget? Then Marypaz, located in front of Vives, undoubtedly has the pumps, sandals or sneakers that suits your taste and budget.
Tip: summer sales start in Spain in July and August! Chances are you can buy your dream shoes with a high discount!
3. Accessories: Bags, Jewelry and Purses
If you are a lover of handbags,then you should definitely visit one of the Boutiques Paris, in Carrer Torrentó or Carrer la Vila. You will find designer handbags from the major luxury brands, in different styles and sizes. Also, there is the Desigual store, where they also have wonderful offer of colorful bags and purses. If your budget doesn't allow this, but you still want to score a beautiful bag, purse or matching accessory, visit Saks Joian or one of the other cozy boutiques.
During your stay in Lloret de Mar, you can also go to the international Bijou Brigitte store.. This small cozy boutique offers an extensive choice of cheap bling bling, jewelry, scarves and hair accessories. There is without a doubt something for your next night out in Lloret de Mar!
4. Make-up and perfume
You will also find in the same Carrer de Sant Pere a big range of top brand perfumery shopslike Douglas. Perfumes, beauty creams and make-up from top brands such as Chanel, Estée Lauder, Yves Saint Laurent, Armani and Dior await you in these stores. Spoil yourself with a lovely summery scent during your holiday in Lloret and let your face shine as usual after a long night of partying!
Real Spanish shops and brands
During your holiday in Spain it is of course always nice to visit a real Spanish store or to buy the famous Spanish brands for a better price than at home. But what are those Spanish stores or brands?
One of the best known Spanish chain stores is the Ale-Hop store, this retail chain can be found in almost every seaside resort or major city in Spain. You can recognize the store directly by the large black and white cow next to the front door. This cow has become a real phenomenon in Spain, and many people have made it an art to score selfies with this famous cow. However, they also have a great assortment in this colorful shop. You will find a range of gadgets, gifts, clothing and trinkets at very attractive low-budget prices.
Spain is also a large fashion country, and although you may have to think of the Spanish brands first, the following brands may sound very familiar to you. Some major Spanish fashion works are: Zara, Pull & Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho, Zara Home, Mango, Sfera, Desigual and Uterque.
Sounds familiar right ?! As mentioned, these Top brands are generally cheaper in Spain than at home. However, this is not the only advantage. Also the collection in Spain is often very different than the collection in your country. So you can buy a beautiful new outfit (for a good price) and with a very small chance that someone else will wear the same outfit at the same party at home! That saves a lot of stress on a night out!
Special shopping festivities in Lloret de Mar
Special shopping festivities are also organized several times a year in Lloret de Mar. So if you are in Lloret de Mar during these events, it is definitely recommended to be here!
Fira Medieval in Lloret de Mar
The Fira Medieval, a medieval market, took place in 2000, and since then has taken place around mid-November each year. This medieval market brings the bustling holiday resort back to its historical origins. During the market, the streets of the city, as well as its inhabitants, are medieval dressed up and many shows and entertainment are offered.
The many stalls show a demonstration of medieval crafts, as calligraphy, but also sell many products that refer to the Middle Ages. You can think of posters with images from the Middle Ages, but also decorative objects, medicinal herbs or food products. You can also participate in between your purchases city tours, magic shows, falconry and juggling. The Fira Medieval is an event not to be missed if you come to Lloret de Mar during the low season.
Lloret Night Shopping
The town organizes several times a year Lloret de Mar "Lloret Night Shopping", a great night time event dedicated to shopping. On this day you can shop until 00:30 and enjoy all additional festivities. In addition to the shops that are open, you will also find various fashion-related events in the city streets, such as fashion shows, dance and song performances, tastings, cocktails, children's activities and much more.
Put on your best clothes and experience an unforgettable shopping experience during this wonderful event in Lloret de Mar (Costa Brava,). Enjoy the beautiful festivities, cozy atmosphere and also take advantage of the many special bargains that retailers offer during this event. Find the dates of this event ,on the agenda of the event organization, Comerciants de Lloret, from Lloret de Mar.