Shopping on Formentera

Shop opening times are generally from 9am to 2pm and from 5pm to 8pm. Some of the best shopping items on Formentera are made by contemporary artists living on the island. There are hippy markets, such as the one in Sant Francesc on Saturday mornings, and there is the art and crafts fair in Pilar [...]

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Getting Around on Formentera

The best way to see the island is by bicycle as you get to cycle through dunes, along the coast, and across farmland. However, all modes of transport are available for hire, even quad bikes and electric cars.
The circuit bus travels from Far de la Mola to El Pilar, Mirador, and Sant Ferran. From Sant [...]

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Emergency Services

Emergency services on Formentera are reached by dialling 112, and help is available in English, Spanish, Catalan and German.
Municipality: 971 32 10 87
Local Police: 092/ 971 32 20 87
Civil Guard: 971 32 20 22
Fireman: 092/112
Hospital: 971 32 12 12
Pharmacy, Sant Francesc: 971 32 24 19
Pharmacy, Es Pujols: 971 32 86 63
Pharmacy, Sant Ferran: 971 32 [...]

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Getting to Formentera

Unless you manage to book one of the limited helipad spots to get to the island, then you will be getting to Formentera by boat. In the summer they run from mainland Spain (Denia, Barcelona, Valencia) and from the Balearics (Palma, Eivissa). Most boats call in at Eivissa so the final leg of your journey [...]

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Riu Hotel Formentera

Riu Hotel Formentera
Address: Playa de Migjorn, Formentera, Islas Baleares, Spain 07871
Tel: (+34) 971 32 70 00
Fax: (+34) 971 32 70 01
E-Mail: hotel.lamola@riu.com
Description

Located on Playa Migjorn beach
Renovated in winter 2009/10
2 four-storey buildings, plus 1 and 2-storey bungalows
12 km from San Francisco and Es Pujols
15 km from the port of La Sabina
Airport on the [...]

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Formentera Palace

Formentera Palace is a condo development right on top of Es Pujols beach. It is one of the few luxury developments on an island that has very strict building regulations to preserve its heritage. Here are some photos of the development that is underway, and the views that owners will enjoy…

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The Best Restaurants in Formentera

As an island Formentera has traditionally made use of local produce in its cooking rather than rely on expensive imports. For this reason the local dishes at restaurants tend to be simple, with soups and stews that have a lot of fresh fish in them. Olives, figs, salt, and the local livestock are also key [...]

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