Most markets are open from 9am to 2pm lunchtime.
There are local markets up and down the towns of the Costa Calida, the closest being that on Sundays in the Cabo de Palos area at the start of the La Manga strip, this is a popular market , offering goods from fruit and vegetables to clothes, shoes, crafts and leather goods.
The Sunday market draws people from miles around while the restaurants in the port of Cabo De Palos offer a relaxing spot for enjoying lunch or a drink.
All the markets are held all year round .
Tuesday - La Union, Los Belones, Los Alcazares
Wednesday - Santiago de la Ribera, Cartagena, El Mirador
Thursday - San Javier, Los Urrutias
Friday - El Algar, Torrevieja , Pilar de la Horadada (afternoon-evening)
Saturday - Tomas Maestre Marina La Manga – Saturday morning
Sunday - Cabo de Palos, Los Nietos , Artesanía "La Sal" flea market (only it is held on the third Sunday of every month in Los Alcázares). From July until September from 20.00 hours. From October until May from 10.00am until 14.00 hours.
Take Special Care - Markets can be a Paridise For Pick Pockets!