Hippy Markets of Ibiza and Formentera

Opening hours, locations and tips
Today we anchor the catamaran for a walk through the markets of Ibiza and Formentera.
The Pitusas Islands are known for their paradisiacal beaches, their atmosphere and their hippie tradition. The combination of these singularities together with their gastronomy and Mediterranean culture, form the unique character of the islands. One of the best ways to immerse yourself in this fusion is through the street markets on Ibiza or Formentera.
At GOA Catamaran we have compiled a list of all the markets, timetables and some clues to what you will find there.

Markets of Ibiza

Las Dalias Markets

Dive into the most famous hippy market on the island where you can surround yourself with the magical environment where you can stroll and buy authentic handicrafts from producers on the island, as well as enjoy live music.  It also offers delicious food trucks.

mercadillo las dalias
Photo source: Welcometoibiza

Where: Before reaching the town of San Carlos in the north of the island.

DALIAS MARKET

Opening hours: Saturdays (April to October) from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

DALIAS NIGHT MARKET

Opening hours: Saturdays (April to October) from 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Cala Llonga Market

Visit local artisan stands where you can buy accessories, clothes and even precious stones. The fair has entertainment for children

mercadillo Cala Llonga Ibiza
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Where: Cala Llonga mean street

Opening hours: Thursdays (May to October)  from 6:00 p.m till midnight

 

Punta Arabí Hippy Market

This market is full of items from all over the world, many of them handmade. There is even a children’s area where they can make their own souvenirs from the market; there are several bars and restaurants offering food and drinks, and the drums and live music further enliven the atmosphere.

entrada-mercadillo-punta-arabi-ibiza
Photo source: diariodeibiza.es

Location: Punta Arabi, Es Canar

Opening hours: Every Wednesday

(April, May, October) from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

(June, July, September) from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m

San Rafael Crafts Market

A fantastic weekly market with ceramics of traditional and contemporary designs, as well as other products made by artisans. It is the only place on the island named a craft interest area. There is even fruit from local farmers.

mercado artesanal de San Rafael
Photo source: ibiza.travel

Location: Sant Rafael Village

Opening times:  Thursdays

(June to September) from 7:30 p.m to 11:00 p.m

 

San Juan Hippy Market

In this popular flea market located in the cosy town of San Juan, food produced in the surroundings is sold, as well as high-quality handicrafts and costume jewellery, many of them hippy.  There is also an area dedicated to artists where their works such as paintings and sculptures are displayed and sold.

San Juan has a very festive atmosphere. From 12 noon there is live music in the town hall square.

mercadillo Santa Joan Ibiza
Photo source: ibizarual

Dónde: Al norte de la Isla en la plaza del pueblo Sant Joan de Labritja

Horario: Todos los domingos de 10:00 a 16:00 h.

Mercadillo de segunda mano de Sant Jordi

Aquí se puede adquirir prácticamente de todo de segunda mano: libros, ropa, bisutería, plantas, muebles, etc. Cuenta con un bar que ofrece bebidas y aperitivos. Al mediodía se reúnen percusionistas con sus bongos en las gradas del recinto y se organizan unas magníficas jam sessions.

puesto mercadillo Sant Jordi Ibiza
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Location: South of Island in Sant Jordi

Opening hours: Every Saturday at year 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.​

San José Market

This market, which has approximately 20 stalls, aims to promote the traditions of Ibiza.  It offers from organic products from the island such as fruit, vegetables to homemade pastries. They often organize workshops to learn interesting activities such as baking your own bread, making compost, or growing herbs.

 In addition, several restaurants in the town offer a totally ecological menu.

mercadillo ecológico de San José Ibiza
Photo source: mercadillodesantjordi.com

Location: Sant Josep Village

Opening hours: Saturday (June to October) from 10:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m

Forada Market

In this modest flea market, you will be able to buy food products from local people like handcrafted herbal drinks and local liquor, perfumes and natural cosmetics. As well as all kinds of works of art: paintings, sculptures and ceramics.

Mercado de producto local de Forada
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Location: Sant Rafael, in front of Can Tixedò Art Café

Opening hours: Every Saturday from 10:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m

Formentera Markets

La Mola Craft Market

The most authentic and oldest flea market in Formentera is characterized by guaranteeing that its products are of total quality and originality. Where they can find all kinds of handicrafts from Formentera made of wood, ceramics, stone, silver or glass.

For almost 30 years, it has been in an emblematic place on the island where artisans of international prestige have exhibited, but there are objects for all tastes. From the classic lizards, a symbol of the island as a pendant, traditional figures, T-shirts with the silhouette of the Island, among others.

artista mercadillo La Mola Formentera
Photo source: cevissa.org

Location: La Mola, Formentera

Opening hours: Wednesday & Sunday (May to September) from 3:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m

Artistic Market of Sant Ferran de Formentera

The Hippy Market in Sant Ferran de Formentera remains a reference for the art that is made on the island. Drawings and paintings of practically any artistic technique predominate.

It is one of the markets in Formentera that offer more authentic items. They also organize all kinds of activities during the months of July, August and September, such as storytelling, workshops, body painting, performances, including audiovisual screenings.

mercado artístico Sant Ferran de Formentera
Photo source: Formenteraguia

Location: En Sant Ferran, Formentera

Opening hours: Mon, Thu, & Saturday  (May to September) from 8:00 p.m to 12:00 a.m

Sant Francesc Second-hand Market

It is the second hand market in Formentera. We can buy from vinyls, books, clothes, jewelry, sporting goods to toys. Especially antiques that can only be bought second hand because new ones are no longer manufactured.

mercadillo segunda mano  sant francesc
Photo source: Formenteraisla

Location: En Sant Francesc Xavier, Formentera

Opening hours: Everyday (May to September) 11:00 a.m to 14:00 p.m – 5:00 p.m to 12:00 a.m

Es Pujols Market

Among all the hippie markets in Formentera, the one in Es Pujols can boast the best views.  When the afternoon falls, we can visit this market on the pedestrian street that runs parallel to the beach.  A very calm plan for the charming summer nights.

mercadillo hippy Es Pujols
Photo source: gonomad.es

Location: Es Pujol, Formentera

Opening hours: Every day (May to September) from 8:00 p.m to 12:00 a.m

La Savina Market

Among all the hippie markets in Formentera, the one in Es Pujols can boast the best views. When the afternoon falls, we can visit this market on the pedestrian street that runs parallel to the beach. A very calm plan for the charming summer nights.

Mercado La Sabina
Photo source: formentera.es

Location: La Savina Port. Formentera

Horario:​ Every day (May to September) from 8:00 p.m to 12:00 a.m

Getting lost in the markets of the place where you are going to spend your holidays becomes almost compulsory to soak up the culture and offer of the area.

Include it in your list of “things to see in Ibiza and Formentera”, or even better…

Make a trip on board a catamaran, design your trip, visit the villages of Ibiza or Formentera, anchoring in incredible coves and beaches, and shopping in the most authentic markets of the islands.

Do you want to rent a catamaran and design your own route around Ibiza or Formentera?

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