Monday, 22 January 2018

Mercadillo de Es Canar

How to get there

Every Wednesday in Es Canar, Santa Eulalia, the hippy market of Punta Arabí, the largest and oldest on the island of Ibiza

The Hippy Market of Punta Arabí, also known as hippy flea market of Es Canar, was founded in 1973. Is Oldest and largest in Ibiza, A classic in the route of the flea markets of the island. He Punta Arabi hotel complex, In the town of Es Canar, Becomes every Wednesday in one of the liveliest places in all of Ibiza.

With theirWide alleys surrounded by trees, Its Different spaces, bars and restaurantsEs Canar's Mercadillo is a real attraction in Ibiza. From April to October, months in which it remains open, it receives thousands of visitors.

More than 500 artisans and artists offer their exclusive creations of Crafts, fashion, jewelery, jewelry, handkerchiefs, giftware, natural cosmetics, antiques, decorative objects, musical instruments And lots of precious Products brought from different parts of the world.

During the tour you can find Musicians, performers, henna tattooists, magicians and living statues Which give it an even more colorful and multicultural touch. You can also see the Artisans working live The leather, macramé or fimo.

But the hippy market of Punta Arabí offers you much more than the possibility of shopping. You will enjoyArt exhibitions, give you a relaxing massage Or approach the tent, Where every Wednesday of 14 to 16 hoursAre carried out large Live musical performances Of afro-reggae, flamenco, rock, trance or folk.

If you have children, in the Mercadillo de Es Canar they have aplayground Where you can have fun doing crafts while you rest for a while shopping in the Hippy Kids chiringuito.

Among the services available at the Es Canar Market you have Wifi (for a fee), restrooms, currency exchange, supermarket and parking.

When you get tired of shopping, stop by Take something or eat in one of the bars, restaurants and bars that you will see: Grill Restaurant, Petit Bar, Pizzería Capricho, La Chumbera, Bar Hobbit ... In addition, on the grill terrace you can taste a good dish of paella for 7,90 euros.

Cada Wednesday from April to October y From 9 in the morning but also about 18 afternoon hours You can walk through each of the corners of this great Ibiza market.

How to get there

Head to the town of Santa Eulalia and, on leaving it, you will find a roundabout that you should take towards Es Canar. Once you reach this tourist area continue straight until you see the sea and turn right. A few meters higher you will see it.