Formentera is an island belonging to the Balearic Islands. It is one of the smallest islands in the Mediterranean Sea. One of the things that make Formentera a unique island are its paradisiacal beachesFormentera stands out for its fine sand and turquoise waters, its coves and landscapes that make this island a paradisiacal place. 

It is also worth mentioning its atmosphere and the tranquillity that you can breathe in Formentera. It is undoubtedly a magical island that will make your trip an unforgettable experience.

Each beach is an authentic paradise. Therefore, all the beaches of Formentera are protected and there can be no buildings around them. If you want to get around the small island it won't take you long, as Formentera is a total of 16 kilometres from end to end. Ideal if you want to get around by bicycle.

Beaches in Formentera

Ses Illetes beach is the most visited beach on Formentera. This small paradise consists of corridors of white sand surrounded by Mediterranean water on both sides. To get a good spot on this beach you have to get up early as it is a very busy beach throughout the day. If after a swim you feel like eating or refreshing yourself, there are good quality restaurants close to the beach where you can enjoy typical Mediterranean food, especially from the island of Formentera.

Another beach in Formentera where you have to make an obligatory stop if you go to Formentera, is the beach of Es Pujols. Many travellers go to this incredible beach after disembarking at the port of La Savina. This beach of Formentera is undoubtedly the beach with the most atmosphere. At night it is full of craft markets and restaurants. Likewise, although this beach is one of the most visited, it still retains its charm and its turquoise, crystal-clear water.

Migjorn beach is the largest beach on the island of Formentera. It is more than 4 kilometres long, and if you come on holiday to Formentera, this beach is definitely worth a visit. If what you are looking for on your trip is peace and quiet, you are sure to find it on this beach, as it is such a long beach, you will find it easier to place your towel and those of your friends and family if you come in a group.

The quality of the water on this beach in Formentera is without a doubt unbeatable. It is also worth mentioning its fine sand. Of course, it is common to find bits of stones, so it is advisable to wear flip-flops.

Formentera Coves

For many, the most beautiful cove to see in Formentera is Caló d'es Mort. Although the small cove's fame means that more and more tourists are coming to visit it, it still retains its wild essence, as does its peculiar crystalline water, and it is undoubtedly an ideal place to spend hours and relax on your trip to Formentera.

Cala Saona is the only beach located to the west of the island of Formentera. It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. This cove is located in a beautiful bay that you will fall in love with at first sight. Its transparent water makes it irresistible for a swim. One of the best options to go to this beach is to take a boat tour.

La Cala en Baster is a good option if you like tranquillity. It is a magical cove away from everything. It stands out for the cosy and incredible caves that you can find right there, as well as for its turquoise waters.

Lighthouses of Formentera

The Cabo de Berbería lighthouse is one of the most beautiful places to watch a sunset in Formentera. This place is undoubtedly magical and leaves no one indifferent. When you arrive you will find impressive cliffs over 100 metres above the sea. When it comes to appreciating the sunset, this place is simply spectacular.

The La Mola lighthouse is one of the most spectacular spots on the island of Formentera. It is located next to a cliff 120 metres high. Due to the magic of the place, this lighthouse has become one of Formentera's major tourist attractions. The views of the sea from the lighthouse are a unique sensation.

San Francisco Javier

San Francisco Javier is the capital of the island of Formentera. The streets of this city are full of incredible places worth seeing. Although it is the most populated city of Formentera, San Francisco Javier retains its essence, many markets and interesting shops.

We recommend that you take time to have lunch and dinner in the capital, as it has the best restaurants in Formentera. One of the restaurants we recommend is Can Carlos, where you can enjoy typical Formentera food. This restaurant is open-air and conveys the spirit of the island. It is undoubtedly an elegant place that fulfils all the objectives.

In the capital we can also find a simple but beautiful windmill called Molí d'en Mateu. It is definitely a place to see if we go to San Francisco Javier.

As we have already seen, Formentera has some very popular street markets. If you want to take home a unique souvenir of the island, there are places like the Pilar de la Mola which exhibits amazing pieces, with handcrafted works that stand out for their bright colours. This place is undoubtedly the ideal place to unwind and enjoy a stroll around the island of Formentera.