A real little piece of paradise. The island of Formentera is located 6 kilometers south from Ibiza, the smallest of the four islands in the Balearic archipelago. But don’t be fooled by its modest size, 19 kilometres long, Formentera is full of charm.
To get there you need to take a boat, a 30-minute ride on the Mediterranean sea. Once landing, you are in La Savina, the town where the port is located. At first glance you can admire the traditional houses with whitewashed walls. From the port you can rent a boat if you want to extend your maritime experience and discover the coast. On the other hand, if the call of the land is stronger, a tip: rent a scooter, it remains the most practical way to discover the island.
The coastline of Formentera has been preserved from excessive urbanization, so it is a natural and wild environment that awaits you. Let yourself be seduced by the white sand, the turquoise waters, and allow yourself a moment of swimming in the middle of this postcard landscape. Moreover for beach lovers know that the most beautiful beaches are between Savina and Es Pujols.
La Platja de Ses Illetes, in the northwest, is the busiest, perfect if you want to surf. If you prefer be at peace, quiet and are looking for a small cove, visit Cala Saona, tinged with red rock.
After swimming, go for a walk to the small fishing port of Es Calo. Walking towards the south coast you will see the Arenals beach, recognizable thanks to its pretty dunes.
For shopping, drinking or eating, go to the village of Es Pujols. Its dynamic waterfront is full of shops and restaurants. You will necessarily find your happiness. In the evening, for the clubbers, many club will welcome you.
The Formentera island is an essential part of your trip in Ibiza. This small piece of land is a delight for all those who are looking for authenticity, calm and paradisiacal landscapes. Perfect for walking or cycling.