Shopping in these narrow but attractive streets of Alaçatı will be an amazing experience for anyone who enjoys local stuffs and pastries. It is almost impossible for anyone not to get impressed by the unique taste and diversity of the products sold in lovely little stores. One can find not only paintings, sculptures made by noted artists, but also jewelry, ceramics, works of art and special designs, home textile collections, original clothes, regional olives & olive oils, soaps and natural products also peculiar to the region as well. Buying a painting or cheesecloth decorated with unique colors of the town, having a tin full of bougainvillea or a bunch of lavender or sage, or even tasting an incredibly delicious mastic pudding would be enough for anyone to have memories that will last forever.
The local market where is set in the heart of the village every Saturday attracts thousands of people from every corner of the peninsula. The market turns our town into a big food carnival when the people starts to enjoy a big festive with extraordinary tastes. One of the most prominent parts of the market is that its hospitable friendly villagers who sell seasonal fruits, vegetables and regional herbs from their very own gardens. It will take all the fatigue of the day, when you notice that the smell of the market and fragrance of the purchased goods followed you home.