There is nothing more inspiring then to visit Mallorca’s thriving markets. The smell of fresh flowers, colourful olives and tasty desserts will bring a smile to anyone’s face. They are also the best place to shop typical Mallorcan products and crafts. Look Mallorca has listed some of the best markets in Mallorca to enjoy a day of shopping in the island’s beautiful towns.
Best Markets in Mallorca
Markets have been a tradition for centuries and have always been the location where people regularly gather for the purchase and sale of food, supplies, livestock and other goods. There are many fabulous markets all over Mallorca on different weekdays that invite to spend a wonderful day shopping for the freshest food and buying typical Mallorcan goods. Make sure to get up early in the morning though, as the majority of the best markets in Mallorca close around midday or early afternoon.
This flea market is the place to find unique interior items for your home. Furniture, plants, textiles, sculptures, you name it. The popularity of the market is reflected in the prices, so don’t forget to bargain.
Local vegetables, flowers, live animals and low-cost clothes. Be intrigued and make sure to spend some good hours strolling this market, both inside the building and the temporary stalls. It’s located in Mallorca‘s capital Palma and is the place where many locals buy their weekly groceries.
Day: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
The market in Santa Maria is a huge one where everything is sold. There is even an organic produce section, with local and seasonal fruit, vegetables, cheese, cereals, bread, honey, olive oil… All free from chemicals.
One of the oldest markets on the island and one of the most fascinating due to the fact that they still trade with live animals. Merchandise in Sineu ranges from locally made leather belts to multi-coloured olives, live birds, dogs and chickens, and also pony rides for the little ones. It’s well worth spending a whole day in the charming town, there’s a lot to explore.
The beautiful market in Pollensa is well known for its great selection of handicrafts, Mallorcan fashion, fresh produce, flowers and food. Enjoy a cup of coffee at one of the romantic cafés around the town’s plaza.
Spend a lovely day in the charming village of Santanyi while shopping for local crafts and organic food. The little town, located in the south of Mallorca, is full of stalls selling typical Mallorcan arts and crafts as well as fruit and vegetables.
Day: Wednesday and Saturdays
Set in a blossoming valley of orange trees between the mountains and the sea is the popular village of Sóller. It’s a perfect opportunity for sightseeing as well as market shopping as tourists and locals tend to flock to this village. Choose the old fashioned way and jump on the Sóller traditional tram.
The Mecca of local leather, the stalls here are filled with locally-made belts, shoes, bags and jackets. No one leaves this market empty handed. It is one of Mallorca’s biggest markets with over 100 stalls.
This is a very nice market with a pleasant atmosphere, located in a charming village in the countryside. The stalls offer products ranging from local artisanal handicraft such as bags and ceramics, local products, olive oil, wines and sea salt. As in any regular market you will also find fruit, vegetables, flowers and plants.
Seize the opportunity to purchase delicious olive oil at this cute market in Caimari nearby Selva. The small but well equipped market doesn’t only offer groceries and other goods but also a great chance for the village’s residents to meet and chat.
Eco Markets in Mallorca
Go eco! Besides the best markets in Mallorca we have listed, there are more, equally wonderful eco markets. They offer healthy and environmental shopping that we strongly recommend. Organic fruit, vegetables, cheese and meat.
- Saturdays & Tuesdays 08.00 – 14.00: Plaza Bisbe Berenguer de Palou (dels Patins) Palma
- Sundays 08.00 – 14.00: Mercat de Santa Maria – Plaça Nova de Santa María del Camí
- Thursdays 10.30 – 14.30: Mercat Ecologic UIB – In front of the ‘Mateu Orfila i Rotger’ building.