Why should you visit the Playa Honda Market?
The Playa Honda Market is meant to promote local products. Dozens of stalls sell handmade and locally-made products to visitors. Not only locals from Lanzarote but also many tourists enjoy the atmosphere of this market. It’s ideal for trying typical island food or taking home a souvenir of your visit to Lanzarote.
There are complementary children’s activities too, such as workshops, so the little ones can also enjoy the day.
What to buy at the Playa Honda Market?
At the Playa Honda Market, you can purchase all kinds of local agricultural and handmade products. At the stands, you can find grains, fruits, vegetables, cheeses, fish, among others. They are locally sourced and zero kilometer products from the island’s agriculture, sea, livestock, and handicrafts.
You can also find soaps, creams, clothing, handmade creations, or paintings. There’s everything!
How can you get to the Playa Honda Market?
The Playa Honda Market is located on Calle Mayor in San Bartolomé, one of the main streets in town. It is only a 5-minute drive from Lanzarote Airport, where you can take public transportation to your destination.
If you go by car, the road that leads you to the market is LZ-2.
What is the schedule for the Playa Honda Market?
The Playa Honda Market is held on the third Saturday of each month, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. That means you have the whole morning to shop and participate in one of the most popular traditional activities in Lanzarote.
Where can you park near the Playa Honda Market?
Since many people go to the Playa Honda Market by car it can be difficult to find parking there. If you decide to go by car, the first thing you have to consider is that the earlier you arrive, the easier it will be to park.
You can try to park near Calle Mayor, but keep in mind that the entire area will be full of people.
The best thing you can do is leave your car in the public parking lot of Playa Honda. From there you can walk to the market or take the public transport to the nearest stops on Calle Mayor or Calle San Borondon.
Where to eat near the Playa Honda Market?
The Playa Honda Market is very close to the beach. It’s a stone’s throw from the busiest area of bars and restaurants. You won’t have trouble finding a good place to eat!
There are plenty of options, but we recommend Casa Tere restaurant, with quality homemade food at a good price; Marea restaurant, to taste fresh fish and good local wine; or La Caleta bar-restaurant, where you can have some beers and tapas with the best views.