uerto Banus is located just west of Marbella and is totally different as it is a young a brash resort and is the place to be pampered yacht-side and ogle those fabulous luxury yachts while sipping a drink at one of the many open air restaurants and bars. The setting is close to ideal, with its impressive mountain backdrop and ocean views. Since its beginning back in the 1970’s, the port has steadily grown and now features a casino, commercial shopping centre and a Corte Ingles department store. If your looking for nightlife then Puerto Banus with its wide choice of alfresco bars, piano clubs and discos is the place to visit. However, during the day this is a window shopper´s dream with several of the worlds renowned fashions houses featured here, in addition to small, interesting shops and boutiques.

Devoted shoppers unite in Puerto Banus and Nueva Andalucía, where designer names are plentiful. From D&G and Dior to local designers and boutiques, everything can be found within a few streets.

Most designers are located on the front line, where super shops meet super yachts. Further stores such as Versace and Fendi can also be found around the harbour.  

Those on a smaller budget prefer the major chains Mango and Zara, situated nearby Antonio Banderas Square. Bear in mind these are around 66% of the price in the . 

Bargains can be found in the Spanish favourites of Pull and Bear and Bershka, within Marina Banus Shopping Centre. 

Explore five storeys of clothes, shoes, electrical equipment and more in the popular Spanish department store El Corte Ingles, there is also a large supermarket on the ground floor.

Away from Puerto Banus, Centro Plaza is a convenient gathering of shops in Nueva Andalucía near the bullring. Here you can find fashion outlets, golf stores and clothes stores as well as the local SuperSol hypermarket. A street market is held every Saturday, stretching from the Centro Plaza to Puerto Banus itself and sells everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to antiques and electrical goods.

Looking for a local shop? Our guide to shopping provides you with contact details of shops in Puerto Banus and Nueva Andalucía.

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