Why should you visit the Playa Blanca flea market?
The Playa Blanca flea market is a tourist attraction in itself. A visit allows you to enjoy a pleasant walk in a unique environment while spending an entertaining morning in search of the perfect memory of your visit to Lanzarote.
In addition to buying local products, you can live a very curious experience, since the atmosphere is the most characteristic.
You can shop, walk and try the local cuisine in one of the most touristic areas of the island. You can’t miss this flea market!
What to buy at the Playa Blanca flea market?
At the Playa Blanca market you can buy all kinds of handicrafts, leather goods and costume jewelry.
Souvenirs like t-shirts or a typical linen of the area is a must.
You can also buy some local wine. Different types of soap and other items made with aloe vera are also very famous. You’re sure to find something you like!
How do I get to the Playa Blanca flea market?
The marina of Marina Rubicon, in Playa Blanca, hosts its popular flea market. So much so that even excursions are organized for tourists exclusively dedicated to shopping in this place.
If you decide to hire an excursion of that type, the transfer will be direct from Costa Teguise, Arrecife, Puerto del Carmen or Puerto Calero to this point in the south of Lanzarote.
You can also go on your own, both by rental car and by bus. There are bus lines from all points of the island that take you to Playa Blanca, with several daily frequencies.
What are the opening hours of the Playa Blanca flea market?
The Playa Blanca market is installed in Marina Rubicón twice a week:
- Wednesdays, from 09:00 hours to 14:00 hours.
- Saturdays, from 09:00 hours to 14:00 hours.
Where to park near the Playa Blanca flea market?
In the market held in the port of Marina Rubicon, stalls are placed along the street. If you decide to go on your own and rent a vehicle to visit, you will surely want to park as close as possible.
In that case, do not worry because you can find parking in the surroundings, since it is an area very well located and prepared for the visit of tourists.
Our advice is not to try to enter the marina itself because you will find traffic cuts, people like you looking for a free parking space and too many pedestrians everywhere.
And, if you go early, much better!
Where to eat near the Playa Blanca flea market?
In addition to the traditional products that you can buy at the Playa Blanca flea market, you can also find numerous stalls with local cuisine products.
When it comes to food, you will have at hand any of the bars and restaurants of the marina, with very pleasant terraces where you can relax and have a drink after shopping.
Being the most central and tourist area, also in the surroundings you have more than enough options to enjoy a good meal.
Our recommendations? D’vales Bay, Platanera Restaurant, La Casa Roja or Caribe Lanzarote are good places to try the local cuisine in Playa Blanca.