If you happen to be in Ibiza and in search for some shopping ideas – the following list is a compilation of the locals’ favourite flea markets and trendy thrift stores.
Sant Jordi Flea Market
Sant Jordi is the flea market of all flea markets – vendors literally sell stuff straight out the boots of their car. You’ll find all types of people here; from locals to tourists, professional thrifters to newbies, so even if you don’t end up snagging any cool finds – the experience and atmosphere is definitely one of the main reasons to check it out.
What you can find: Cheap deals and second hand clothes. Also some jewellery, books, and handmade pieces.
When: Saturdays, 9:00 – 15:00
Secret Ibiza Tip: Go early to find the best pieces before the crowd picks up and it gets hectic!
Vintage Icons & Echoes
If the out-the-car-boot market isn’t your shopping preference and you’re looking for a more traditional in store experience, then Vintage Icons & Echoes is a classic for all the retro goodies your heart desires. It’s the quintessential vintage store; packed to the brim and filled with color, go in with some friends, try on the craziest thing you can find and have some fun!
What you can find: Vintage designer pieces and very “extra” costumes, dresses, wigs and accessories.
When: Monday – Friday, 10:00 – 13:30 & 17:00 – 19:00. Saturdays, 10:00 – 13:30
Secret Ibiza Tip: If you’re lucky there might be a celebrity sighting – Kate Moss was photographed shopping there!
Dacha Workshop is by far the most on-trend thrift store, with a sleek aesthetic, and a specifically curated selection of clothing, representing a relaxed, tropical, island-ey vibe. What really makes it special is that you can buy new and used records – if you’re a music junkie then you can’t miss this one!
What you can find: Vinyls and vintage clothes
When: Monday-Friday, 10:30 – 14:30 & 17:00 – 20:30. Saturdays, 10:30 – 14:30
Secret Ibiza Tip: There’s also a DJ, so music is always pumping
Flamingos Vintage Kilo
One of Spain’s most widespread chains, if you’ve spent enough time in the country and you’re into the thrifting scene, chances are you’ve stumbled across Flamingos. The cool thing about this store is that prices are based per kilo of clothing, meaning you can pick up a LOT of clothes for a bargain.
What you can find: Retro American brands/style – Levis, overalls, sports jerseys, etc
When: Monday – Friday, 10:00 – 14:00 & 17:00 – 20:00. Saturdays, 10:00 – 14:00
Secret Ibiza Tip: Buy in bulk (you get the bang for the buck)
Holala is a Barcelona based chain of thrift stores thats over 40 years old. Having been around for so long, their brand is well-known and respected by a loyal fan base – the clothes are found from flea markets all around the world – giving them a unique edge since most thrift stores only source American pieces.
What you can find: High quality vintage pieces from all over the world
When: Monday – Saturday, 11:00 – 21:00
Fever Tip: Potential spot for celebrity sightings part 2 – Paris Hilton was photographed shopping there last July!
San Juan Market
San Juan is quickly becoming a popular market for locals to visit on a Sunday afternoon. There’s locally produced food and drinks, and hippy style clothing. You can find a vibrant and cultural feel.
What you can find: Hippy clothing
When: Sundays, 10.00-16.00
Secret Ibiza Tip: Live music from noon!
Ibiza Town Harbour Market
The town harbour market has been around since 1974, making it the oldest artisant market in Ibiza.
What you can find: Jewellery, arts & crafts, leather, etc
When: April – October; Monday – Sunday, 17:00 – till late
Secret Ibiza Tip: It’s right in the center of the city, surrounded by bars and nightlife – so you can enjoy a beer while you browse!
Las Dalias Market
Las Dalias is similar in style and atmosphere to San Juan, representing Ibiza’s traditional “hippy” type markets.
What you can find: Art, decor, artisan goods, food, 70s style clothing, books
When: Saturdays, 10:00 – 19:00
Secret Ibiza Tip: Get there early, before the crowd picks up. Surrounded by bars with refreshing juices and restaurants on terraces.
Hippy Market Punta Arabi
The very first Hippy Market! So many stalls to go through, so little time. There’s also places to get food/drinks and live music playing throughout the day, making it a truly wonderful environment.
What you can find: Handmade goods from around the world
When: April to October; Wednesdays, 10.00 – 19.00
Secret Ibiza Tip: Kid friendly – they have the possibility to make their own momento’s of the market.
Forada is one of the more lowkey markets, focusing specifically on the locals selling their own products.
What you can find: lots of handmade food and art
When: Saturdays, 10.00 – 16.00
Secret Ibiza Tip: You can hear traditional types of music from around the world
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