Ses Illetes Beach on the island of Formentera

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Illetes, the most beautiful beach of Formentera

Discovering the most beautiful beaches of Formentera is an exercise in which everyone would like to try their luck. Our advice is to go to the beach of Ses Illetes, which has nothing to envy to the most evocative Caribbean landscapes. To get there you can go by car or, failing that, use public transport, which fortunately on the island guarantee an optimal service thanks to the Avenida Mediterranea.

However, it is good to know that the beach is located within a protected area: therefore, if you want to enter by car (or even scooter) you must pay a toll, which in any case does not cost more than 5 euros. If desired, there would also be free parking nearby, but it may not necessarily be easy to find a free spot, especially in summer and especially from mid-morning onwards.

  1. How to get there by bus
  2. How to get to Ses Illetes Beach
  3. Cosa bisogna sapere prima di arrivare alla Playa de Ses Illetes
  4. The other most beautiful beaches of Formentera

How to get there by bus

The most recommended way to reach Platja De Ses Illetes is still to take the bus, also because between the beach and the nearest bus stop there is a maximum distance of 500 meters. From the port of Formentera the L3 line, with a run every 30 minutes; the journey takes a quarter of an hour, while the cost of the ticket is 8 euros, including round trip.

Perché scegliere Ses Illetes Beach

Spending your vacations in Formentera on this beach is to come into contact with a natural wonder, characterized by a carpet of posidonia which, as expected, UNESCO has included in the list of world heritage. Platja De Ses Illetes draws the attention of a large number of snorkeling enthusiasts, attracted by the seabed always rich in fish, but also by those who practice surfing, considering that the wind is a constant presence in these parts.

The sand is fine and services are not lacking, including assistance for water sports, kiosks and restaurant. In addition, if you move north, you can find a stretch of beach dedicated to nudism, thanks to national laws that from this point of view are very permissive. Finally, it is worth knowing that Platja De Ses Illetes can be easily reached even for those who are in Ibiza, taking advantage of the Aquabus Ferries that ensure a direct connection between the two islands with a journey of a quarter of an hour at a price of 20 euros.

Cosa bisogna sapere prima di arrivare alla Playa de Ses Illetes

The flow of tourists to this beach is always constant, even more so in high season: consequently, if you do not want to run the risk of not finding a place, it is better to arrive early in the morning. Of medium size, Platja De Ses Illetes is part of theNatural Areaof Special Interest in Les Salines and is located 4 kilometers from La Savina, on the peninsula of Trucador.

The other most beautiful beaches of Formentera

In any case, Platja De Ses Illetes is not the only beach in Formentera worth discovering. A special mention, for example, is a must for the litorale di Es Pujols, which is located on the north side and, despite being often crowded, offers unique emotions.

The beach is white and the sea waters are of a turquoise color that is almost hard to believe: the peculiar feature of this stretch of coast, however, is its shape in two semicircles, with a row of rocks separating the two parts. . .

Also to the north is there cove in baster, with many rocks near the shore in the shape of a horseshoe. Further west, however, it is worth visiting Cala Saona, about 140 meters wide and 200 meters long, bordered by a green pine forest. Much longer is Platja de Migjorn, while Calò d'es Morts looks like a narrow strip of land where the rocky coastline alternates with the sandy one.

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