The four essential beaches for your trip to Formentera

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The Mediterranean, in the Balearic Islands, hides a place known as ‘The Last Paradise’. With this name, you probably have some idea of which destination we’re going to talk about today in the blog. Formentera, a treasure trove for enjoying landscapes like you see in the movies.

Turquoise waters in Formentera

On the island you have many things to do, but if Formentera is known for anything it’s mainly for its idyllic beaches. We’ve made a selection of the essential beaches you have to visit when you go.

  • Es Migjorn

In the south we find one of the longest stretches of sand on the island, the beach of Es Migjorn. Take a walk down its five kilometres of length and you’ll find tranquil corners, areas with rock and sand, and a variety of restaurants in the form of beach cafés. On it you’ll find the Riu La Mola hotel, the perfect place to stay while enjoying this privileged enclave.

Swimming pool at hotel Riu La Mola

  • Es Pujols

If what you’re looking for is an area with great atmosphere night and day, the Es Pujols beach is the place for you. By day you’ll find hippy markets, and by night it’s the perfect place to have a drink. It’s common to see traditional fishing boats on the sea. A postcard.

Traditional fishing boat in Es Pujols beach

  • Cala Saona

Cala Saona is a small cove just 140 metres in length. In addition to its crystalline waters and rugged landscape, this corner of the island is known for being the perfect place to watch the sunset.

Sunset at Cala Saona

  • Playa de Illetes

Located in the northernmost part of the island is one of the most popular beaches of Formentera, Playa de Illetes. This is your chance to walk down an exceptional beach with the sea on both sides. We recommend you also use your day here to catch a ferry to the tiny island of sEspalmador.

Illetes beach in Formentera

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to discover a unique paradise with RIU Hotels & Resorts. We choose only the best destinations for our hotels!

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