Formentera guide to Formentera Spain
The tiny island of Formentera covers 35 square miles (90 sq km) and is home
to just over 5,000 people. It can only be reached by ferry from Ibiza town,
with a regular service running every two hours Formentera does not have an
The island is a popular day trip from Ibiza, and is relatively unspoilt by
tourism development; accommodation options are very limited. The main attraction
is some pretty villages and marvelous beaches flanked by palms and pines, many
frequented by nudists.
There are taxis to carry you and your luggage. The rest of the time the most
sensible and enjoyable mode of transport is a bicycle and these can be hired
cheaply all around the island. Fortunately, most visitors choose this mode
of transport and this helps keep the island a pleasant place to be.
The main port is La Sabina, and the other villages include beautiful Las
Salinas, San Francisco Javier and San Fernando, all featuring quaint white-washed
Recommended beaches are Es Pujols in the north, Mitjorn in the south, and
Cala Saona in the wild west. Other beaches of note are En Boster, Ca’n
Xico Mateu and the natural port of Es Calo. The highest point on the island
the southeast corner at El Mirador.
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