Las Dalias and Punta Arabi
Some history about hippy markets on Ibiza…. Before, Ibiza was mainly inhabited by hippies. They gave it colours and this amazing character that we long for today when coming on holiday here. Flower Power culture still lives in Ibiza in fashion, food and this unique sense of freedom. Various hippy markets here are one of the best attractions to experience. Colourful and inspiring goods provided by locals.
Grab a bus to one of the markets if you’re looking for exceptional souvenirs. Try lots of delicious organic products. It’s a good way to spend an afternoon for all family. Learn a little bit about them and pick your favourite extraordinary flea market to visit. You can still meet real hippies there! Whichever market you head to, you’re guaranteed to be astonished, entertained and excited by all these amazing handmade things you’ll see.
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Hippie Market Es Canar
It’s the oldest and biggest hippy market in Ibiza. Punta Arabi, opened in 1973 invites you for all kinds of attractions. It’s located in Es Canar, on the East Coast. This market in is full of items from local manufacturers and from all over the world. You can visit it every Wednesday from April to October. Also, this hippy market is loaded with amazing restaurants and hosts live performances. The stands seem to go on and on without end, all in winding paths in between typically Ibizan gorgeous white architecture.
There is a special, fun area for your children, where they can make their own souvenirs and play with other kids. Even if you don’t want to buy anything, the atmosphere of this market will make you fall in love with Ibizas culture. Go back in time and feel the chill of the 70s. Be careful, you may want to stay there forever.
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Las Dalias Hippy Market Ibiza
Every Saturday you’re able to visit the second largest hippy market in exotic Las Dalias. Search for your perfect handmade piece of jewellery from local designers or relax with a fresh juice in one of several restaurants there. In addition, at stands you can find interesting articles from all over the world, for example from Africa or India.
It’s a multicultural area with goods from everywhere you can imagine. You’ll want to look at every stand! Watch artists perform or watch amazing old cars all beneath the shade of palm trees on Ibiza. In the evening and at night the lamps light up and the atmosphere heats up with music, concerts and world famous DJ sets. Get yourself a cool temporary tattoo – it’s super popular on the island and it looks great on everyone. You can also learn about Ibizas culture and find some good spots for your stay. The locals know everything! They can tell you about cool bars, best restaurants and cheap hotels. Take a walk through the gardens of Las Dalias between the stalls that don’t seem to end, with its colourful fabric and exotic, delicious aromas. It’s like a journey through time and space from which it is very difficult to return hungry or empty-handed. You can also get all the relaxation you needed.
It’s said by the locals that it was in Las Dalias where you could hear amazing iconic musicians, such as: Bob Marley, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Rolling Stones or Mike Oldfield. The town was supposed to host them in the ’70s.
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Hippy Market by nigth
This fantastic Las Dalias hippy market offers you also a possibility to shop at night. It’s called Las Dalias Night Market, and it’s as colourful as the one during the day. Experience this unique atmosphere every Tuesday!
Christmas and Easter Hippy Market
Even on holidays like Christmas, and Easter, you’re able to do your tropical shopping in Las Dalias. Christmas decorations beneath the shade of exotic trees! That’s one amazing view, and the atmosphere of love and being together is as live as at your home during Christmas. It’s not all about egg hunting and chocolate bunnies – here you can find some unique Easter gifts for all your family.
What to buy on Hippy Market?
More than 500 artists will offer us many of their most unusual hand-made works: handicraft, clothing, jewellery, natural cosmetics and other original items brought from different parts of the world. We can also have a henna tattoo done or buy our own caricature drawn in a few minutes by a local sketcher.
At the market you can find jewellery, clothes, accessories, natural cosmetics, herbal liqueurs and hand-made souvenirs. It is worth paying attention to the beautiful wares of mode ibizenca called mode “Adlib”. Moda “Adlib” is a typical dress style for the island of Ibiza, it is also known as ‘Ibicenco Style’. It is a combination of regional costumes and the traditional style of dressing on the islands of Ibiza and Formentera with hippy aesthetics. The main colour is of course white. Clothes are made of natural materials and are characterized by flounces. More about where to buy on hippy market you can find in our article “Where to buy original souvenirs? “
Find yourself on a hippy markets in Ibiza with a guided tour. Bus tours on Ibiza are a good way to get to know the city. Don’t worry about anything with this type of excursions – just relax and enjoy Ibiza. Discover incredible, natural landscapes on the road and the cultural side of Ibiza with a guided tour and shop the best souvenirs in one of these local markets. Both of the markets are fascinating oases of peace, colour and dreams. Whether you’re looking for an outstanding piece of clothing or you want to learn about local cuisine – both markets are perfect for it and they offer much more than you can imagine. Don’t miss this opportunity.
Bus trip to Hippy Markets Ibiza
Those markets are an amazing example of Ibiza’s culture. In both of them, the stands with clothing, craftsmanship or jewellery are only a small part of what they have to offer. They invite you for a day full of inspiration, relaxation and smile. Take everyone with you and get the bus!
In the morning, the bus picks up tourists from hotels and picks up point from all over the island. After arriving at the hippie market, there are free time for shopping and enjoying the atmosphere.