Holidays in Formentera
It is the smallest of the Balearics, but also the most glamorous and fashionable. Those who choose Formentera for their holidays opt for one of the most exclusive destinations in the world. VIPs, personalities of the international jet set and entrepreneurs decide to stay here every year for its beauty and that intimate atmosphere capable of offering unforgettable days of relaxation.
With an area of 83,2 square kilometers, Formentera is in fact the smallest island of the Balearics. The population is around 10 thousand inhabitants scattered between different centers: from the municipal capital Sant Francesc Xavier to La Savina, seat of the port; from Es Pujols, the main tourist center, to Sant Ferran de ses Roques, an inhabited center and hippy destination since the sixties.
To characterize the island is of course its crystalline sea, the long white sandy beaches, the small solitary coves and many corners in which to get lost. Without forgetting a vegetation that combines dune areas with pine forests and Sabine woods and romantic breathtaking sunsets. Precisely for these peculiarities, every year it is chosen by millions of tourists, usually celebrities and wealthy tycoons who dock their yachts here or decide to buy a house.
But be careful to believe that Formentera is an island within the reach of only the richest, in reality there are many possibilities that allow you to stay in this little paradise on a budget. Hotels, bed & breakfasts and holiday homes: on the island you will really find everything that satisfies your stay needs. One of the cheapest, and at the same time most comfortable solutions, is certainly to rent apartments in Formentera. There are many: one room, two or three, near the beach or the town center.
Much obviously will depend on the budget available, the size and the chosen location. It is a very tempting opportunity especially if you are in a group, so as to divide the expenses between friends, but also with family and couples to feel more free to go around and visit the island without having to respect timetables and live with stress too. vacation days.
And with the money saved by renting apartments, you can rent one of the many sailing boats to visit the island and discover all the inaccessible beaches and coves.
On the other hand, there are numerous attractions and places to discover in Formentera. Whether you want to stroll through the picturesque streets of a fishing village like Es Calò, or prefer to get lost in the beauty of its many beaches, you will never get bored on this island.
Its coast exhibits a fascinating succession of small secluded coves, long and spacious coasts, rocky landscapes and exotic Caribbean suggestions such as those of Llevant and Ses Illetes. These two beaches are the most famous of Formentera and boast soft and very white sands, bathed by turquoise and crystal clear waters.
And then there are the lovely Platja des Pujols, Mitjorn, Cala Saona and Ses Platgetes. As in Ibiza, there is no shortage of entertainment here too. On the island there are some of the best clubs in the world and there is that hippy atmosphere that resists the passage of time.
Although it does not have an airport, reaching Formentera is really very simple. You can arrive by plane in Ibiza and from there transfer by ferry (there are many) or water-bus on the island. It will take just 20 minutes.
And once on the island, let yourself go to absolute relaxation, enjoying the sea and the beaches of Formentera, but also the wild nature and the breathtaking views of this little corner of paradise within everyone's reach.