La Church of Sant Carles presides over the small and beautiful town of the same name, which occupies the area Northern from the island of Ibiza. The parish, built in 1975, It presents the typical image of these Ibizan constructions: the whitewash, a large porch at the entrance and a beautiful bell tower.
The urban core of San Carlos comprises only a few houses and businesses that have been built following the features of the island's architecture. Going into it is, therefore, reliving in some way what the Ibiza of yesteryear was.
Apart from the center, a good number of houses dot the beautiful fields of carob, almond and Ibizan fig trees. In addition, in San Carlos some of the best valued beaches of Ibiza are located, such as cove Llenya, Aigües Blanques, Cala nova o It's Figueral.
Cradle of the hippie movement in Ibiza
If this town in the municipality of Santa Eulària is known for something, it is for having welcomed the birth of the hippie movement on the island.
At the end of the 60s and early 70s settled in San Carlos several hippie communes who lived for years with the residents.
The first is quite a symbol on the island. With more than three decades of history, it has become an essential place for residents and tourists. Its market, full of handicrafts, clothing, decoration or jewelry is quite an attraction. However, it is not the only point that makes Las Dalias a unique space. The live performances it hosts and parties as famous as Namaste are already legendary.
For its part, True Hippie Market, in es Canar, is the largest and oldest in Ibiza. It was inaugurated in 1973 and, since then, it has been held every Wednesday in summer. Crafts, fashion, costume jewelry, jewellery, natural cosmetics, antiques, musical instruments... at its stalls you can find endless items from different parts of the world.
Drop by San Carlos to lunch, dinner or visit some of its striking shops is always a great idea.
Ca n'Anneta It is without a doubt the most popular restaurant. To this day, it is still the mail collection point for many of the residents of the area. Some good montaditos or tapas cannot be missed here, as well as its Ibizan herbs, famous throughout the island.
You shouldn't pass up a full breakfast either. Can Mayans Cafe, one of the menus Restaurante Peralta or the tasty meats of San Carlos Bar Restaurant. If you are looking for more exotic flavors, you can find them at cor carola and in Mei Sushi Ibiza.
If what you want is to take a good memory of your visit, do not hesitate to go through shops like Belinda u Omani. It will be impossible for you not to fall in love with some of its beautiful articles.