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Holidays in Formentera

The beautiful island of Formentera may be the smallest of the Balearics, but it certainly packs a punch with gorgeous views and glorious year-round sunshine! You'll be able to unwind on the magnificent sandy beaches, get active with the whole range of activities, or explore the cultural sites on your holiday to Formentera. With so much to do, you're guaranteed an unforgettable trip.

During your holiday to Formentera, take advantage of the blissful summer temperatures and head straight to the beach. There's a superb cluster of golden beaches in Formentera, including Playa Migjorn and Levant to enjoy. Temperatures can reach up to 31°C between May-October, so you'll definitely want to bring plenty of sunscreen with you!

Enjoy an adventure-filled day and get involved in a whole range of activities such as beach watersports, jet skiing, diving and snorkelling. Formentera is only 20 km long and just 2 km wide, which only adds to its unique charm. For an unforgettable view, grab your camera and visit Formentera's highest point of La Mola. Why not dine al fresco with a picnic as you admire the stunning scenery?

The Balearic Islands are famous for their clubs, but Formentera is the ideal destination if you're keen to relax. It's much quieter than its sister island, Ibiza but there are plenty of attractions to see - the remains of the Ca Na Costa tomb are one of the most important megalithic gravesites of the Balearics and worth visiting if you fancy exploring the fantastic local heritage. Or, why not embrace the calming atmosphere with a trip to Formentera's capital of Sant Francesc? The tiny village has an incredibly relaxed vibe, and you can leisurely stroll through the main square and pretty streets before stopping at the souvenir stalls. For the perfect end to your day, explore the wide range of restaurants for traditional or British cuisine and a refreshing cocktail or beer. Although there's plenty to keep you entertained on your holiday to Formentera, you can also take advantage of the regular ferry service to neighbouring islands. If you're keen to venture out, Ibiza is only a 30 minute ferry trip away!

If a laid-back Formentera holiday sounds like just what you're after, call Hays Travel today and trust us to book a exciting getaway to the Balearic Islands for you. We have over 37 years of experience in booking memorable holidays to Spain and the Balearics, plus we have been voted the UK's Best High Street Travel Agent - so all that's left for you to do is look forward to a really memorable trip!

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Things to do

Formentera boasts a number of water sporting activities. Including; diving, jet skis and snorkelling. Throughout the resort there are a number of varied attractions, a lot of which are historical and cultural. Some of which are: the Roman Can Blai encampment and the Ca Na Costa tomb. However, the island of Ibiza has a number of attractions, including water parks. Just take the ferry across which will take approximately 30 minutes. Formentera is a quieter resort than its sister island of Ibiza . The bars and clubs are lively in the area of Es Pujols, but quieter pubs can be found outside of this area. For those wishing to experience Ibiza's nightlife there is a ferry runs to and from Ibiza.

Food and Drink

Formentera has a wide variety of restaurants offering a range of cuisines. Ranging from British to authentic cuisines.

Things to know before you go

Formentera has quite mild winters with hot, sunny summers. Temperatures can reach 31°C between the months of May and October.
Holidays to Formentera can be enjoyed by everyone, from families and couples, to parties of friends.
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