About Formentera, Spain
Formentera offers a selection of gorgeous white-sand beaches on a UNESCO designated ‘world treasure’ – just perfect for a beach holiday or romantic getaway in Spain.
Things to do and see
Formentera is the smallest of the Balaeric Islands and blessed with some of Spain's longest and least-crowded beaches, with clean and clear water offering excellent underwater visibility just perfect for snorkelling and scuba diving.
Away from the beach, visit the stone circle of Ca Na Costa, located near the capital, Sant Francesc, and believed to be a megalithic 1600 BC tomb. And see the remains of a Roman settlement at El Campamento de Can Blai at Sa Caló.
Come on a day trip from Ibiza or stay longer at a small choice of hotels and hostels such as the comfortable beachfront Club Punta Prima or Hotel Riu La Mola, a Spanish villa-style hotel facing Playa de Migjorn.
Best time to visit Formentera?
The ideal months for a Formentera honeymoon are May, June, September and October, with daily temperatures averaging 24°C. It’s best to avoid the peak season crowds of July and August when temperatures soar beyond 30˚C. The clubbing season of Ibiza lasts from June to September.
Location – Formentera is one of the four Balearic Islands, joining Mallorca, Minorca and Ibiza, located off the southeast coast of mainland Spain.
Getting there – By ferry, Formentera is just 30 minutes from Ibiza town. From the ferry port of La Savina, the island is easily explored on foot, bus and taxi, or you can explore on a hire bike or moped scooter.