What to do in Formentera Ibiza: the Little Sister of Ibiza

Wat te doen op Formentera Ibiza

Formentera, the serene and picturesque island just a stone’s throw from bustling Ibiza, is a hidden gem in the Mediterranean. On this beautiful island, with its azure waters and white beaches, you can escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life for a while. OneVillasIbiza, the specialist in luxury villa rentals in Ibiza, can highly recommend a visit to Formentera! That’s why we like to share below our insider tips on everything you can do on this enchanting island.

Discover the Unique Villages of Formentera

Formentera is blessed with some of the most picturesque villages in the Mediterranean. Sant Francesc, the main village, is a beautiful place full of character. With its pretty streets and local produce, it is the perfect place for a leisurely breakfast or an evening stroll. A little further away is Sant Ferrán, known for its rustic charm and the Hotel Sant Ferran of the same name, where you can go for a delicious breakfast.

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Beaches You Can’t Miss

  • Playa de Ses Illetes: This is perhaps Formentera’s most famous beach. The beautiful beach, with its fine sand and shallow waters, is ideal for a day of sun, sea and relaxation.
  • Playa de Migjorn: Located on the south side of the island, this long beach with its blue waters and white sand is a perfect place to unwind.
  • Playa Es Pujols: This is the most lively beach in Formentera, with many great restaurants nearby. Ideal for people who like a little more activity.

Culinary delights on Formentera

Formentera’s cuisine reflects the Mediterranean: fresh, local produce and delicious Mediterranean dishes. Restaurant Juan y Andrea on Playa de Ses Illetes is known for its fantastic cuisine and insane sea views. Another must is Blue Bar, located on the Playa de Migjorn, where you can enjoy delicious cocktails and dishes overlooking the azure waters.


The Magic of Nature

A visit to the Ses Salines d’Eivissa i Formentera Natural Park is a must for nature lovers. This park is not only a paradise for bird watchers, but also a place where you can enjoy the pristine nature and clear waters.

Adventures and Activities

Formentera offers numerous activities for the adventurous traveler. So you can rent a bike and explore the beautiful beaches and countryside. You can also use a map of Formentera to explore the island’s many hidden treasures. Water sports enthusiasts can snorkel or kitesurf on one of the beautiful beaches.

Cultural Experiences

Complete your trip with a visit to Formentera’s iconic lighthouse, where the views of the island and the Mediterranean Sea are fantastic. Also discover the influence of artists such as Pink Floyd and Jules Verne, who found inspiration in the peace and beauty of the island.

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    Discover the Tranquility and Beauty of Formentera

    Formentera, although smaller than Ibiza, is also rich in natural beauty and cultural treasures. An ideal place if you are looking for some peace and quiet.

    The Peaceful Village Life

    • Sant Francesc: This village is the heart of Formentera and exudes a quiet charm. With its beautiful church and picturesque squares, this is the ideal place for a quiet breakfast or a leisurely evening stroll.
    • Sant Ferran: This “quietest village” in Formentera is the perfect place to sample the local culture. Visit Fonda Pepe, a historic meeting place that has attracted travelers and locals for decades.

    Unforgettable Beaches

    • Playa de Levant: On the east side of the island you will find this beautiful beach, with its fine sand and clear waters. It is ideal for a quiet day of sunbathing and swimming.
    • Illetas Beach: This beach is a real gem with its white sand and crystal clear waters. It offers a perfect balance of tranquility and amenities, including some excellent restaurants.

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    Thanks to our local knowledge, we offer boat and car rentals in addition to cozy homes. Explore Ibiza’s coves from the water or its roads in style.

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    Taste the Local Cuisine

    Formentera prides itself on its local produce and Mediterranean cuisine. Restaurants such as Gecko Hotel & Beach Club offer not only delicious food, but also fantastic sea views. For a touch of authenticity, try the fresh seafood and local wines.

    Day Trips and Transportation

    Formentera is easy to explore by bike or scooter, giving you the freedom to explore the island at your own pace. There are also many boat trips from Ibiza to this island, making a day trip to Formentera a fun excursion.

    End Your Day with a Cocktail

    After a day of exploration, there’s nothing better than relaxing with a delicious cocktail in hand. For example, visit Cala Saona for an unforgettable sunset and enjoy the serene atmosphere.

    Formentera, with its breathtaking landscapes, beautiful beaches and rich culture, is a unique experience for any visitor. This island just has it all. Plan your trip with OneVillasIbiza and discover it for yourself.

    At OneVillasIbiza, we offer not only luxury accommodations in Ibiza, but also the local knowledge and expertise needed for an unforgettable visit to Formentera. Visit our website for more tips and recommendations and to book your next dream vacation!

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