Which are the most convenient supermarkets to stock up during your stay in Lanzarote?
When travelling and staying in a holiday home, one of the most common concerns is stocking up on food and basic necessities during your stay. In Lanzarote, a dream place to spend a holiday, visitors have a wide variety of options when it comes to choosing where to shop. In this article, we’ll provide you with a comprehensive guide to the most convenient supermarkets on the island, as well as sharing some money-saving shopping tips.
- Spar and Eurospar Supermarkets (Find your shop here): Spar is a well-known supermarket chain throughout Spain, and Lanzarote is no exception. Spar shops can be found in different locations around the island, making them a convenient option for visitors. As well as offering a wide variety of fresh produce and staples, Spar also has a local produce section, where you can sample and buy some of the region’s delicious products.
- Mercadona (Locate your shop here): Mercadona is another popular supermarket chain in Spain, with a notable presence in Lanzarote. With its large and well-stocked shops, you will find everything you need to stock up during your stay on the island. In addition, Mercadona is known for its competitive prices and customer service, which makes it an option to consider if you are looking for quality and good prices.
- Hiper Dino (Find your shop here): HiperDino is a local supermarket chain with several branches in Lanzarote. This chain offers high quality fresh produce and a wide variety of well-known brands. If you are looking for a convenient shopping experience and reliable products, HiperDino is an excellent choice.
- Lidl (Find your shop here): Lidl is a German supermarket chain operating in Spain since 1994. It is the third largest operator in the sector in terms of market share, with more than 600 shops throughout the country. Lidl is known for offering a wide range of food products at competitive prices. It also has a bazaar section where you can find cleaning, hygiene, household, DIY, etc. products. Specifically, Lidl offers the following products:
- Food: fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, dairy products, eggs, bread, cereals, pasta, rice, canned food, frozen food, beverages, etc.
- Bazaar: cleaning products, hygiene, household, DIY, gardening, pets, toys, etc.
You can also find specialised shops in Lanzarote such as the following:
Roper supermarkets are a chain of supermarkets of Canarian origin with 11 establishments on the island of Lanzarote. Its shops offer a wide range of products, including fresh food, frozen food, packaged food, beverages, hygiene and cleaning products, and household products.
In terms of food products, Roper offers a selection of fresh island produce, as well as a wide range of branded and private label products. The chain also has a prepared food area, where customers can buy ready meals to take away.
In non-food products, Roper offers a wide range of hygiene and cleaning products, as well as household products, including clothing, footwear, household appliances, and decorative items.
Roper supermarkets are a good choice for residents and visitors to Lanzarote looking for a wide range of products at competitive prices.
Here is a list of the products offered in Roper supermarkets in Lanzarote:
- Fresh food: fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, eggs, dairy products, etc.
- Frozen products: pizzas, ice cream, vegetables, fish, etc.
- Packaged products: pasta, rice, canned food, biscuits, cereals, etc.
- Drinks: water, soft drinks, beer, wine, etc.
- Hygiene and cleaning products: soap, shampoo, toothpaste, detergent, etc.
- Household products: clothing, footwear, household appliances, decorative items, etc.
In addition to these products, Roper supermarkets also offer a range of services, such as home delivery and in-store collection.
Canary Meat is a wholesaler and retailer of quality meat and frozen food based in Lanzarote. The company has a physical shop in the Playa Honda industrial estate, as well as an online shop.
Canary Meat’s physical shop offers a wide variety of meat products, including beef, pork, poultry, fish and seafood. It also offers a selection of frozen products, such as pizzas, hamburgers, ice cream and others.
The Canary Meat online shop offers the same products as the physical shop, plus the possibility to order online and have them delivered to your home.
In short, Canary Meat supermarkets in Lanzarote offer a wide variety of quality meat and frozen products. The company has a physical shop and an online shop so that customers can choose the option that best suits their needs.
The products offered by Canary Meat in Lanzarote are listed below:
- Beef: veal, beef, veal, cow, lamb
- Pork: ham, loin, chorizo, blood sausage, black pudding
- Poultry meats: chicken, turkey, duck
- Fish and seafood: fresh fish, frozen seafood
- Frozen products: pizzas, hamburgers, ice-cream, others
In addition to these products, Canary Meat also offers a selection of gourmet products, such as wines, cheeses and others.
If you are in Playa Blanca staying in one of the wonderful accommodations managed by alohey.es you can do your shopping in any of these supermarkets that we are going to list below:
- Hiper Dino
- Lidl (Next opening)
If you are staying in Playa Blanca and decide to go shopping in Mercadona or Eurospar, we recommend you to do it just after leaving the airport, because they are very close, and once you have shopped, go to Playa Blanca towards your accommodation.
If you want to delight yourself with local products, we recommend you:
Huerto Canario (Visit their website):
Huerto Canario is an online supermarket that offers fresh and seasonal products from the Canary Islands. The company is based in Lanzarote and has a wide range of products, including fruits, vegetables, dairy, nuts, herbs and eggs.
Huerto Canario is committed to offering high quality products at affordable prices. The company also strives to reduce its carbon footprint by using recyclable and biodegradable packaging.
Some of the products offered by Huerto Canario are:
- Fruits: bananas, oranges, apples, pears, kiwis, avocadoes, mangoes, etc.
- Vegetables: tomatoes, lettuce, onions, potatoes, carrots, peppers, etc.
- Dairy: milk, cheese, yogurt, etc.
- Nuts: almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, etc.
- Herbs and lettuces: basil, mint, parsley, lettuce, etc.
Huerto Canario offers home delivery service in Lanzarote. Orders over 22 € have free delivery.
Below is a summary of the main benefits of buying from Huerto Canario:
- Fresh and seasonal products from the Canary Islands.
- Affordable prices.
- Commitment to quality.
- Carbon footprint reduction.
- Home delivery service.
Save money when shopping in Lanzarote:
- Make a shopping list: Before heading to any supermarket, it is advisable to make a list of the products you need. This will help you avoid impulse purchases and keep control over your budget.
- Buy local produce: Lanzarote is known for its local production of wine, cheese, fruit and vegetables. Buying local produce will not only allow you to explore the regional cuisine, but also save you money, as it is often cheaper than imported products.
- Take advantage of offers and promotions: Most supermarkets offer promotions and discounts on selected products. Be sure to keep an eye out for these specials and take advantage of savings opportunities as they arise.
- Compare prices: Before shopping, compare prices in different supermarkets. There can be significant differences in prices for similar products, and opting for the cheapest supermarket will save you money.
Alohey.es makes it easy for you
You got home late and have nothing for dinner?
ALOHEY solves your problem with its last minute shopping service.
How does it work?
- Place your order by email or Whatsapp at least 24 hours before your arrival on the island.
- We will take care of buying everything you need (as long as it is available on the island).
- You will have everything ready before your arrival at the lodge.
With ALOHEY, you won’t have to worry about having nothing for dinner when you get home late.
Making sure you stock up on food and essentials during your stay in Lanzarote is essential to make the most of your holiday. With this guide to the most convenient supermarkets and some money-saving tips, you’ll be able to shop efficiently and not have to worry about anything but enjoying all that the island has to offer.
Have a good trip and happy shopping!