Torrox Costa (10 min by car)
From the tropical tree to your table
At small establishments in the area you can find tropical fruit grown in La Axarquía due to its good year-round climate. Try the fresh avocados, custard apples and mangos.
Almonds and raisins are typical of this area as well as the famous Algarrobo biscuits, the star product together with muscatel wine.
Basketry, an attractive craft
In the central area of the town you can find shops selling baskets handmade made from reeds, esparto grass or olive branches.
Nerja (10 min by car)
Gifts and souvenirs
In Nerja old town you can find numerous establishments which sell gifts, accessories and souvenirs.
El Ingenio Shopping Centre (20 min by car from Fuerte Calaceite Apartments)
The Ingenio Shopping Centre is located in this area, where you can find all kinds of products as well as restaurants and a cinema.
The open-air markets also offer a wide range of products at a good price. The days and towns where they are held in the area are as follows:
- Monday – Torrox Costa
- Tuesday – Nerja
- Wednesday – Algarrobo Costa
- Thursday – Frigiliana
- Friday – La Herradura
- Saturday – Cómpeta.
A second-hand market (flea market) can also be found in this area which takes place on Sundays in Nerja.