Formentera, A Paradise Island Travel Guide

Formentera is actually a sister islands of Ibiza. These two islands are known as the Pityusic Islands..

Formentera, Balearic Islands

In the 60’s and 70’s, Formentera became popular with hippies searching for their little piece of paradise. The magnificent white beaches and turquoise waters played a big part in this. Attracting many of it’s original visitors of old.

Formentera – A Paradise Island

At under 20 km in length, Formentera is the smallest of the Balearic Islands. It’s also the most southern of this archipelago. This islands is 30 minutes from Ibiza by ferry. It’s the perfect place to escape to for some recovery time. Especially if you are all partied out from strutting your stuff in the thumping super clubs of Ibiza.

Formentera is also reachable by ferry from mainland Spain. A popular weekend destinations for many expats living on the mainland coastal areas.

The turquoise waters and white sand beaches most resemble those of the Caribbean. The perfect location for sun kissed days and romantic star filled nights.

La Savina Port & Playa

La Savina Port

From the port town of La Savina to the charming islet of S’Espalmador. It’s all about luxury yachts and sunset cocktail bars. If you are dining in one of the Island’s restaurants you could rub shoulders with some of the world’s rich and famous.

On the opposite side of Formentera in and around La Mola, some of the island’s hippy past still remains. Where nude sunbathing and yoga on the beach remain the order of the day.

Map of Formentera

The map image below once clicked will take you to a full size Google map.

Mapa de Formentera

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