The summer is lived and enjoyed in Sotogrande. But there is a single space, the Marina of Sotogrande and its Levante Market, which turns from early July to late August in one of the points of interest for cuisine lovers, and it’s a unique place where you can combine the delicious Spanish tradition of enjoying a meal in the outdoors in the company of family and friends with live entertainment and fun for the entire family.
This market was born with the firm purpose of offering a new approach to the typical seasonal market. In contrast to the pleasant backdrop offered by the Marina, all this market is exciting and animated, delightfully designed and with a personality according to its location by the sea. It is one of the best areas of shopping and leisure in Andalusia.
But the market is just the icing on the cake. Sotogrande also offers the possibility of a relaxing stroll while enjoying an ice-cream, a gastronomic offer of Food Trucks with street food and restaurants, some dreamy views to enjoy a drink, shops and a play park so the experience is for the entire family.
Next to the local restaurants and cafes, the visitors of La Marina can enjoy a series of food trucks that will provide an unforgettable outdoor dinner experience.
These food trucks offer a wide variety of very attractive culinary options in one of the most charming areas of the Sotogrande Marina. All the dishes that you can taste are inspired in the large local products that this region offers. In addition to using local ingredients, the dishes offered in these food trucks represent the best of the delicious traditional cuisine of Cadiz. You can find delicious seafood, fish, sushi, salads, meats, burgers and, of course, the authentic Spanish tapas.
These Food trucks open every day from 5.30pm to 00.30am and on Fridays and Sundays also from 10.00am to 12.30pm.
Throughout the year at the Marina of Sotogrande takes place the traditional Sunday market from 10.00am to 3.00pm. In it you will find places to eat and drink, gifts, handmade goodies and many other products. The Sunday market is a good choice to go with the family.
It’s composed of colourful stalls of striped awnings with a great variety of antiques, fashion and craft and food products. The buyers, passers-by and those interested in meeting in the cafés, ice-cream parlours and restaurants of the Marina can enjoy an elegant and relaxed environment.
A most glam and also vintage market.
Every Wednesday and Thursday during the Summer a night market takes place, very popular in Sotogrande. Offers a huge variety of jewellery collectible objects, handmade articles and local crafts, fashion and toys.
Night Market Sotogrande is that lively space for shopping and to acquire the most unique products, all under the light of the stars…
Market opens its stalls from 7.00pm to midnight. There is special entertainment for the youngsters every Thursday.
The love for vintage markets has shown no signs of disappearing. Sotogrande during the Summer holds a weekly market of vintage objects (Friday from 10.00am to 3.00pm).
But what can you find there? More than 40 stalls that include a great variety of products and handicrafts, made by big artists. From the most amazing fashion accessories to those second-hand products you want to see again or the most artisan culinary whims. The variety is the key in the Vintage Market.
In addition to all of the above in the Levante Market, you can also enjoy interior design shops, boutiques, stylish art galleries and furniture and decoration shops. All this makes of this area a particularly elegant place for shopping and to appreciate the local art.
The fun is called: Jugarnia
Jugarnia is the culture, entertainment and fun reference space. With over 20 years of experience it has become a must-see to all those who travel to Sotogrande with their families.
This children’s park is an amazing playground for children. It offers all kinds of entertainment so the children can burn energy and increase its coordination and its strength. In addition, workshop shows are scheduled and even excursions are organized. Jugarnia opens its doors every day from 12.00pm to 00.00am and will remain open all year-round.
The free public parking under the Ribera del Marlin has more than 350 available spaces.
Where to stay
Without a doubt the best choice to stay in Marbella and Estepona is Fuerte Hoteles. This chain with over 60 years of experience offers you an excellent service leader in quality. Holidays as a couple, with family or with friends, any way of travelling chosen by you fits perfectly in these hotels where you can practice in these destinations many outdoor activities and find facilities to enjoy your favourite sports. And for the youngsters, the hotels have funny and entertaining animation programs for children. Don’t hesitate to stay in Fuerte Marbella if you are travelling to these two cities of Costa del Sol.