By Orosol | On 14 August, 2012 In Compras, Lugares de interés, Mercadiillos
A peculiar and pleasant way to shop in Ibiza is to go to the markets and craft markets located throughout the island. Places with a lot of charm and a lively atmosphere that are a must, where visitors can buy a beautiful and original souvenir of your vacation.
There is a huge range of markets available throughout the island of Ibiza alternated during the week, either day or night. Each has its own atmosphere and style, some are more traditional and others are more exotic. Also, visitors and able to buy and browse the stalls, enjoy the different attractions that they are organised: performance artists, live music, art exhibitions and a host of products.
The stalls at these markets are fascinating places for exhibiting their creations and items: leather goods, exclusive, clothes, bags, shoes, jewellery, accessories, art and original crafts sold along with the colourful and presentation and good atmosphere.
Las Dalias Market
Exotic hippie market located on the road to Sant Carles. Held every Saturday between 10am and 7pm. It also organises regular events such as the Namasté, a hippie party, art exhibits and a night market that, along with its cuisine, gives way to a new concept of leisure in Ibiza.
Artesanal market in Sant Miquel de Balansat
Every Thursday in the summer this indigenous craft market is held next to the church from 6pm to 10pm. This flea market brings together different artisans, painters and artists living on the island of Ibiza selling their manufactured goods for themselves.
Punta Arabí hippy market
The largest and most authentic of the markets. Es Canar is open from Easter until the month of October every Wednesday from 10am to 6.30pm. Its more than 300 stalls are located on a large lot full of pine trees near the beach of Es Canar and Cala Martina. In this market you can find items from around the world from local crafts, Adlib fashion, exotic jewellery, textiles and clothing from India and Indonesia and furniture from Thailand, to the unique object.