Rent a house this summer in Ibiza and enjoy its hippie markets
The markets of Ibiza are one of the great tourist attractions of the island. Many people come to Ibiza and, in addition to having fun and resting, they want to make some rare purchases with a hippie touch which will remind them their time on the island. If you are going to rent a villa in Ibiza this summer and you want to return home with typical souvenirs of the island, you donīt miss its hippie markets.
During the 60s, Ibiza became one of the capitals of the hippie movement in the world. This popularized the fame of the island all over the planet attracting more young people who came here to live, experience and create. However, the arrival of mass tourism was slowly diluting the hippie movement since the 70s. But some of it still remains. From your rental house in Ibiza you can visit some of the most popular spots of hippie life islanders lived during those decades.
To this day, much of what the hippies left on Ibiza has completely disappeared, but part of their essence remains intact. Elements of hippie origin such as flea markets, which you can access from your rented villa this summer, have been fused in a natural way by the locals.
Hippie markets you canīt miss
f youīre going to rent a villa this summer in Ibiza, you canīt miss out on its wonderful hippie markets.
Las Dalias is one of the most popular hippie markets, not only on the island but throughout Europe. If you have gone out one night from your rented house in Ibiza and you donīt know what to do, you are in luck. This market works at night on Mondays and Tuesdays. In there you can find great pieces of hippie art. And itīs the perfect place to buy handmade clothes and jewelry. In addition, the atmosphere is very well stimulated with music performed by street artists. It is located in the north of the island, near the town of San Carlos.
The Punta Arabí hippie market is one of the most interesting because itīs the largest. You can visit it on Wednesdays. Most of the products you could find here are handmade and many of them are from different parts of the world. Their stalls are placed in the shade of large pine trees and are close to the white bungalows.
Also, if you have decided to spend a few days in a rented villa with the whole family, itīs a place that has a childrenīs area where they learn how to make a souvenir. It is located in the town of Es Caná.
If you have decided to arrive at your rented villa with not many clothes in your suitcase looking for the most authentic ones of the island, the hippie market of Cala Llonga is your place. You can find cheap clothes and traditional dresses from the island, as well as jewelry made of silver. You can visit it on Thursdays from May to October. They usually open from 6:00 p.m. until midnight.
It doesnīt matter which one you choose to visit, it would be an amazing and authentic experience. So we recommend you to take a time out and go from your rented house this summer to visit these hippie markets and let yourself live closely one of the most genuine things that made this island so famous.