The Island

The beaches

Some beaches:

  • Platja Llevant
  • Platja de ses Illetes
  • Cala Saona
  • Platja Migjorn
  • Platja Es Arenals
  • Platja des Canyers
  • Platja Tramuntana
  • Espalmador - an island at north of Platja de ses Illetes. It is important to remark that the area is a very important natural reserve.

When choosing a beach for the day, consider the wind direction - some beaches may be rough while others are calm. Since the island is small, it is not difficult to change your plans at short notice. Formentera also has two large lagoons, the Estany de Peix and Estany Pudent (Fish lagoon and Stinking lagoon). It's possible to swim on the south side of the Estany de Peix; the north is a boat harbour.

Sightseeing

Formentera is a small island of only 85 square kilometers that attracts visitors with its incomparable beauty of its beaches and coves, but it also has other attractions. These are some of the highlights of the island:

Lighthouse mola

Located at the highest point of the island, the Faro de la Mola is the oldest and most important of Formentera. Built on the orders of Queen Elizabeth II on a cliff 120 meters high, the lighthouse shines every night the steep end of the island since 1861.

Natural Park des Salines

Located between the islands of Ibiza and Formentera, the Natural Park of Las Salinas is a protected natural space formed by a rich ecosystem in which live numerous endemic animal and plant species. The park consists of irreplaceable landscapes and boasts beautiful beaches Illetas.

The viewpoint

The El Mirador restaurant is located in one of the highest areas of Formentera and offers spectacular views of the island while contemplating allowing the shores of North and South. It is customary here all the tour buses stop.

Transport

Formentera is a true island, since it can only be accessed by the sea. To get to Formentera it is necessary to take a boat. Transmapi makes trips to Formentera from Ibiza, Barcelona and Valencia. If you still do not have how to get to Formentera, you can book your transport here: