Formentera

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Formentera

The smallest and southernmost of the four principal Balearic Islands is a captivating spot with gorgeous beaches, historical buildings and picturesque landscapes.

Formentera Island is the small Balearic Island with a long coastline, owing to its jagged shape. Beaches are its big attractions as are historical buildings and the diverse scenery of the interior. Relax on white sands, tour ancient buildings and hike or cycle across the island.

Formentera Island has more than 12 miles (20 kilometers) of beautiful beaches. Dry summers and warm winters typical of a Mediterranean climate mean the beaches can be enjoyed year-round. Their allure is obvious, given the long stretches of white sand, clear water and an island-wide ban on tall beachfront developments. This ensures there are no long lines of high-rise buildings.

Swim, sunbathe and take part in watersports at the beaches of Illetes in the north. Stroll along the 3-mile (5-kilometer) shoreline of Migjorn Beach, one of the longest on Formentera Island. Admire the beauty of Cala Saona, a small cove approximately 460 feet (140 meters) long.

While many visitors spend their time at the beaches, travel around the island to find more to see and do. Explore the scenery and history on a walking or cycling tour. Crisscrossing the island are about 20 signposted green routes. These trails pass dunes, vineyards, coves, beaches, archeological sites and coastal watchtowers. They were once used to protect the island from attacks from the sea. The routes range from 1 to 7 miles (1.5 to12 kilometers).

View cultural treasures when you visit the largest city, Sant Francesc Xavier. Among the sites are the 18th-century fortified Church of Sant Francesc Xavier and an ethnography museum. It houses a collection of fishing and farming tools, utensils and musical instruments that explore how people used to live here.

Formentera Island is accessible only by boat. Catch a ferry from the nearby island of Ibiza, which can be reached by plane or by boat from several destinations on the Spanish mainland. Enjoy the beaches, history and scenic landscapes.

Insotel Hotel Formentera Playa
Insotel Hotel Formentera Playa
4 out of 5
Playa Migjorn s/n, San Francisco Javier, Formentera, Formentera
Nestled on the beach, this Formentera hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Playa Migjorn, Cala en Baster, and es Valencians. Racó des Forat and Ethnological Museum ...
4/5 Very Good! (315 reviews)
Pleasant stay
"Really nice and easy place to stay Nice beach and good restaurants not more than 10-25mins away."

Reviewed on Oct. 13, 2021

Insotel Hotel Formentera Playa
Hotel Riu La Mola
Hotel Riu La Mola
4 out of 5
Playa Migjorn 1, Formentera, Formentera
Nestled on the beach, this Formentera hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Es Cupina and Caló des Mort. Ses Platgetes Beach and Playa Tramontana are also within ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (706 reviews)
Pleased
"Very pleasant stay - room and food good"

Reviewed on Sep. 19, 2021

Hotel Riu La Mola
Apartamentos Castaví
Apartamentos Castaví
4 out of 5
C./ Espalmador 57, Es Pujols, Formentera, Formentera
Located in Es Pujols, this aparthotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Es Pujols Beach and 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from Ses Illetes Beach. Illa de ses Parres and Platja de ses ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (131 reviews)
Little gem in Es Pujols
"Such a little gem in Es Pujols - third time staying here and cannot recommend highly enough"

Reviewed on Oct. 3, 2021

Apartamentos Castaví
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Apartamentos Castaví
Apartamentos Castaví
4 out of 5
C./ Espalmador 57, Es Pujols, Formentera, Formentera
Located in Es Pujols, this aparthotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Es Pujols Beach and 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from Ses Illetes Beach. Illa de ses Parres and Platja de ses ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (131 reviews)
Little gem in Es Pujols
"Such a little gem in Es Pujols - third time staying here and cannot recommend highly enough"

Reviewed on Oct. 3, 2021

Apartamentos Castaví
Tourist can jurado moreno
Tourist can jurado moreno
Formentera, Balearic Islands
This family-friendly Formentera apartment building is located in a rural location, within 3 mi (5 km) of Sant Francesc Xavier Church, Es Pujols Beach and Racó ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (14 reviews)
Alloggio ottimo
"Villetta ben curata e Pedro persona gentilissima e disponibile"

Reviewed on Aug. 29, 2020

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Apartamentos Es Pujols
Apartamentos Es Pujols
3 out of 5
C/ Roca Plana 47-63, Formentera, Illes Baleares
Located in Es Pujols, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Es Pujols Beach and Sa Roqueta Beach. Cala en Baster and Ses Illetes Beach are also within 3 mi ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (20 reviews)
"Amazong location , nice apartmente with all the comfort you need to stay in Formentera"

Reviewed on Sep. 30, 2021

Apartamentos Es Pujols
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