Shopping

Chocolate in Pampaneira

Abuela Ili Chocolates

Chocoholics take note – there are loads of free samples here, and most of them are fabulous. All the chocolate sold in this basement shop is made on the premises and you'll find plenty of weird and wacky flavours su…
Food & Drinks in Granada

La Oliva

By day, La Oliva is a small food shop, stocking a selection of fine Spanish wines, olive oils and gourmet treats. By night, the tables come out and owner Francisco welcomes a few guests – bookings necessary – to din…
Books in Granada

Tienda Librería de la Alhambra

This is a fabulous shop for Alhambra aficionados, with a great collection of books dedicated to the monument, its art and history. You'll find everything from simple guidebooks to glossy coffee-table tomes on Islami…
Perfume in Granada

Alquímia Pervane

The anti-hero of Patrick Süskind's hit novel Perfume, displayed here in the window, was a master of manipulating people with his deviously-blended scents. We're not suggesting the handmade creams, unguents, oils, pe…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Granada

Alcaicería

Laden with everything from leather satchels and Moroccan-style slippers to gaudy ceramic wares, cheap jewellery, scarves and Swiss Army knives, the brazen stalls on this narrow street are all that remain of what was…
Music in Granada

Gil de Avalle

The workshop of master guitar-maker Daniel Gil de Avalle is a paradise for aficionados with a range of exquisite handmade flamenco and classical guitars, as well as castanets and sheet music. To visit on a weekday m…
Fashion & Accessories in Capileira

Piel J Brown

Don’t miss the excellent leatherwork on show here, including bags, belts and Western-style hats, all handcrafted by artisan José Manuel Moreno (moreno meaning ‘brown’ in Spanish). Bank on at least €70 for a bag and …
Arts & Crafts in Granada

Artesanías González

Specialising in the art of marquetry since 1920, this artisan shop is a great place to pick up a memento or small gift. There's a good selection of handcrafted inlaid boxes, as well as coasters, chess sets and beaut…
Fashion & Accessories in Órgiva

Tara

In keeping with Órgiva's hippie spirit, Tara can sort out your ethnic wardrobe with a choice of subcontinental-styled clothes, drapes, bags and jewellery. You can also pick up joss sticks in a range of exotic aromas…
Food & Drinks in Pampaneira

El Jardín

To take the taste of the Alpujarras home with you, this tempting shop sells a range of local delicacies, all produced by the owner's family: jars of honey and jam, bottles of wine, fruity liqueurs and sticky cakes.