The island of Formentera is deservedly considered to be the last paradise of the Mediterranean. Located 2 nautical miles from the neighboring island of Ibiza, it forms part of the Balearic Islands, but is the smallest of them all. It has a surface area of 82 km2 of due to its shape, but its maximum length is only 20 km.
There isn't an airport on Formentera and you can only reach it by boat, either private or using the Formentera Ferry service, which connects the island with Ibiza every day throughout the year with a wide variety of schedules. Because of its inaccessibility, the island is therefore the ideal place to escape from stress, avoid the crowds and relax.
The island is surrounded by more than 69 km of beautiful fine-sand Formentera beaches, unspoilt coves, secret corners, crystalline waters and a sea of different wonderful shades of turquoise. The light of the island is truly spectacular. Indescribable.
The sensation you get in Formentera is absolute peace. Although the more active types can also find a wide range of leisure activities there.
Formentera stands out mainly for its environmental beauty, preserved thanks to the inhabitants respect for nature, the preservation of its culture and customs, and history, and who have known to combine the protection of the environment with sustainable tourism.
It is an ideal place to practice all sorts of outdoor sports, especially water sports like kayaking, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, snorkeling, but most of all, the diving. Thanks to the Posidonia natural barrier that surrounds the island, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999 and which acts as a natural purifier, habitats have been created in which different species can find the perfect place to live, the reason why we find impressive sea-beds with a great variety of species. A real visual show.
Activities such as Hiking or cycling in Formentera are just as popular for the residents as they are for the visitors. Given the small size of Formentera, you can also choose to go around it by scooter.
In Formentera we can enjoy the diversity of activities, such as tasting their rich cuisine based on products fresh from the sea in its many restaurants and Formentera beachbars located on the beachfront, visit its charming villages and monuments, see its lighthouses, be seen in the Islands most chic bars and clubs, and not forgetting to take a walk through its markets and find almost any kind of handcraft you like. Authentic works of art made by local artists.
Formentera: A different place, a unique place. It really is and deserves to be the last paradise of the Mediterranean.