Formentera Beach Guide
Formentera has some of the best beaches in Spain, including the following:
Playa de Migjorn – Play Robinson Crusoe on the brilliant white sands of this 5km-long beach, a favourite of naturists. A smattering of offshore rocks with marine life also makes the beach interesting for snorkellers.
Facilities include beach bars and restaurants that dot the beach at frequent intervals. Playa de Migjorn is located on the on south coast, 8km from La Savina.
Playa es Pujols – Pick your own spot to sunbathe on the sugar-white sands of this gorgeous beach set between pine-fringed sand dunes and crystalline turquoise water indented with rocky outcrops.
Es Pujols is the biggest tourist resort on Formentera, with parasols and sun loungers for hire, lifeguards, ramps for disabled people and a beachfront promenade scattered with restaurants and bars. Water sports facilities include snorkelling, windsurfing, catamaran sailing and parasailing. Es Pujols is located 5km from La Savina.
Playa Illetes – Dig your toes into this more than 5km-long shimmering white-sand beach that stretches among sand dunes along the west coast of Formentera, narrowing into a long sand spit lapped on both sides by clear turquoise water.
Facilities at the southern end include parasols and sun loungers for hire, lifeguards, water sports such as pedalos (foot pedal boats), sailing, parasailing and a scuba diving centre, as well as beach bars and restaurants.
There are no facilities at the more isolated northern end of the beach, where there is also an official nudist beach. Playa Illetes is located 2.3km north of La Savina and is easily reached on foot and bicycle.
Playa Llevant – This long white-sand beach lies amid sand dunes on the east coast opposite Playa Illetes, overlooking Ibiza Island. Facilities at the southern end include parasols and sun loungers for hire, lifeguards, beach bars and restaurants.
Cala Sahona – Unwind on this small beach that sits framed by rocky promontories on the west coast near the lighthouse on Cabo Berberia. Facilities include parasols and sun loungers for hire, lifeguards, beach bars and restaurants. Cala Sahona is located 5km from La Savina.