Only seconds away from the Old Town Harbour the markets of Puerto del Carmen are what give this wonderful location such a buzz.
During peak times there are numerous stalls, particularly near Plaza Varadero where you will see many colors and experience the real culture of Puerto del Carmen.
People will likely be rummaging around looking for bargains, and you will definitely feel a buzz of energy as you find yourself shuffling through crowds. You will likely see unique stalls which sell many different items and food, from fruit bowls, exotic clothes, handcrafted items, and plants and flowers.
If you visit be sure to get there early! The market normally opens at around 9, and this is the time to arrive if you want to snap up a good bargain, so you can bring something unique back home to show your friends and family. On Saturday mornings there is the farmers market, and here you can find fruits and vegetables at astoundingly low prices, so it is definitely worth attend if you want to buy food at 1 tenth of the usual rate!