Formentera can be considered as a paradise island and offers the best beaches together with great nature for the holidaymakers. You’ll find loads of points of interest and places to visit and see in Formentera. Here you can read our useful guide on places to visit and see in Formentera, including top sights, points of interest, beaches, museums, nearby sights, charming places, beautiful corners with local advice.
Main Sights & Resorts
Apart from the two rocky promontories of La Mola and Cap de Barbaria, Sant Francesc de Formentera is the only town on the island that servers as the focal point and hub for the four areas of settlement of the island that include; Pilar de la Mola, es Pujols, Sant Ferran de ses Roques and la Savina.
Sant Ferran is the sole port facility of Formentera that is located near Estany Pudent, halfway between la Savina. All official travel and daily services are located in Sant Ferran.
Es Pujols is the main and most popular holiday resort of Formentera and is home to the majority of Formentera hotels and nightspots.
The Pilar de la Mola is the highest point on Formentera and also the ancient Frumentaria of the Romans. A must see on your Formentera holidays. The extraordinary panoramic view of the entire island attracts the holidaymakers before they reach the top, with the beach of Migjorn on one side and the beach of es Pujols on the other side.
Although Formentera is a small island, the indented shape of its 82 km. means that the island has a very long coast in proportion to its surface.
You’ll find many large and small beautiful beaches and numerous coves and solitary corners along the coasts of Formentera that where holidaymakers may lose themselves such as the natural swimming pools, the village of Sant Agustín de Es Caló, the Mitjorn area and more.
The island is very famous for its great environmental beauty and still wild landscape of dunes and beaches, preserved in wonderful condition.
You can breathe and enjoy that air of peace and tranquility that characterizes it and makes it somewhere that is a little different.
You’ll immediately be mesmerized with the island’s waters, unique because of their unequalled transparency and turquoise colour, evoking tropical latitudes. Formentera also have been declared from the Unesco marine Patrimony of the Humanity (only in the Mediterranean).
As for beaches in Formentera; Es Caló beach, S’arenal beach, Es Cavall d’en Borras beach, Ses Platgetes beach, Cala Saona beach, Es Pujols beach, Illetes beach, Llevant beach and Migjorn beach are the great beaches on the island.
Illetes beach is a great white sandy beach located on the northern tip of Formentera and it is one of the best beaches in Spain and the most visited in Formentera. A great day out at the great beaches of Formentera is one of the best things to do in Formentera.
As for historical sites and monuments in Formentera; Church of Sant Francesc Xavier, Sa Tanca Vela, Cap de Barberia Megalithic Settlement, Can Blai Roman Castellum, La Mola Moli Vel and Cana Costa Megalithic Site are a must see on the island.
Charming Places & Beautiful Corners
As for charming places in Formentera; Estany des Peix and La Mola Lighthouse are a must see in your Formentera holidays.
As for beautiful corners with great landscapes in Formentera; Cap de Barbaria Lighthouse and Punta de Sa Pedrera are a must see in your Formentera holidays.