IBIZA HOLIDAY VILLAS
souvernirs, shopping and markets
In addition to the beach life, good food and super nightlife, Ibiza offers fantastic shopping. It is not without reason that the world's best clothing designers such as Giorgio Armani, Jean Paul Gaultier and DSquared come to Ibiza for inspiration.
In addition to the usual chain stores and designer shops such as Dior and Dolce & Gabana, you can also roam the city in search of nice boutiques. There are also many shops selling the local fashion Adlib. In the summer most shops are open until late in the evening.
In Ibiza there are also various markets from hippie markets to vegetables and fish markets, definitely worth a visit is the original hippie market in Las Dalias in San Carlos.
It is nice to search for gifts for your family and friends or to buy them just for yourself. Sure, one finds plenty of the typical souvenir shops in the tourist centres, but you can also buy original souvenirs, for example food and drinks, fashion, music and cosmetics. Original and made in Ibiza.
Wines produced in Ibiza like Can Rich or Ibiskus
Sal de Ibiza, a salt coming from Salinas
Sobrasada, a paprika sausage
Ensamaidas, a sweet pastry nice for breakfast or at tea time
Hierbas Ibicencas or Frigola, sweet liquors based on herbs from the Island
Marmalades made of fruit produced on the island like fique and apricot
Local goats or sheep cheeses
Many designers design and produce fashion collections according to the Adlib principle, amongst the most well-known are Charo Ruiz and Pepa Bonet. They own stores in which the sell clothes for women, men and children. Comfortable and yet stylish with its origin dating back to the hippy times.
Ibiza is of course world famous for its club scene and music
Nearly all clubs have stores all over the island selling merchandise like t-shirts and clothes, compilation CD’s and other products
Campos de Ibiza, a local company which produces body care products and perfumes
Aloe Vera, cremes produced on the island, for sell at Loe Vera
Posidonia Ibiza, a body care line made of the sea grass from the Ibiza Seas
This amazing store is almost a warehouse full of affordable design for your home, original furniture, clothing, books, well too much to mention. You can just buy whatever you like and they make sure to send to your home country, no extra luggage and no excuse not to buy whatever you like. Sluiz is on the road to Santa Gertrudis.
Looking for a one of a kind bag, belt or dress then certainly go to this fun hippy shop everything is handmade and unique. Even if you do not plan to buy anything, this shop is also worth a visit. Going back to the Flower Power of the sixties. Very easy to find on the road San Lorenzo, at the crossroads direction Benirras Beach.
Where can you buy tasty organic fruit and vegetables in Ibiza? At Terra Masia, near Santa Eulalia. Vast vegetable gardens and orchards where the most special herbs and vegetables are grown. Walking around you will also encounter sheep, pigs and chickens and if you are early you can buy delicious fresh free-range eggs. You can also stop there for a drink in the shade of the orange trees.
Las Dalias - a nice hippie market in San Carlos, original products including clothing, jewelry and food, open on Saturdays.
Punta Arabi - the largest hippie market and a weekly attraction, many clothing stands. Located in Es Canar and open on Wednesdays.
San Juan - actually our favorite Sunday market with original stands and music through the streets of San Juan
El Mercado Viejo - a monumental market where vegetables, fruit and flowers are still sold, located opposite the entrance gate of Dalt Villa in the port of Ibiza Town.
El Mercado Nuevo - a new covered market selling fresh fish, meat, vegetables and fruits located in Calle Catalunya.
El Mercado Medieval - a medieval market and annual festival with stands, food stalls and street performers. In Dalt Villa, Ibiza Town. The second weekend of May.