Hidden Gems of Formentera

Hidden Gems of Formentera

Despite being a small island, Formentera has a rich culture and history, and there is plenty to explore beyond these suggestions. Please ask to see our curated guest guide to the island, available at check in.

Beaches

Teranka is located on the fabulous Playa Migjorn, a beach that is perfect for paddle surfing and kayaking, but with 69km of pristine coastline and an abundance of unspoilt beaches, hidden cove and lagoons, there are plenty more to explore.

Illetes Beach

Regularly voted one of the most sought after beaches in the whole of Spain, it is situated in the north of the island within Ses Salines de Eivissa and Formentera Natural Park.

Caló des Morts

An early morning visit to this secluded cove in the south of Formentera is the perfect opportunity to watch multi-coloured fish swim in the crystal-clear waters that are ideal for snorkelling.

Cycling & Walking Green Routes

Formentera’s 32 Green Routes of well-kept cycling and hiking paths are a great way to explore the island’s villages and beaches. Route 8, for example, takes you from San Francesc through almond groves and vineyards, as well as pine and juniper forests. to Es Cap de Barbaria with its emblematic lighthouse.

Villages

Formentera’s villages have retained the picturesque appearance of the traditional Spanish ‘pueblo’, and some have buildings dating back to the 14th century.

A selection of those worth a visit, included Sant Francesc Xavier which is a short distance from Playa Migjorn, as is the charming fishing village of Es Caló. From here, a winding road takes you to Pilar de Sant Mola, with its 18th century church and artisan market held on Wednesdays and Sundays throughout summer. Sant Ferran de ses Roques is famous for its Fonda Pepe Bar, while Es Pujols is a village with a lively atmosphere and is en route to the Punta Prima watchtower and the megalithic tomb at Ca na Costa.