Formentera, 15 tips to eat and stay

From Blanco Hotel Es Pujols to some of the best restaurants in the Balearic gem like Caminito, Es Còdol Foradat, Sa Platgeta. As well as some advice to visit it better

Fall in love with Formentera is as simple as it is difficult to move on the small Pitiusa without leaving it with the bank account emptied. The prices of housing, restaurants and clubs are on average a lot higher, also in June and September. To drink two cups of sangria and nibble on a bit ‘of nachos with guacamole and spicy tomato you get to spend even more than 20 euro in one of the historical places of the island, the Blue Bar along the coast of Migjorn. While for lunch with a main course, a drink and another foolishness will not fall below 25/30 euro per person. In short, you have to go easy. Albeit one that lands on the table it is always of excellent quality.

The exclusivity indeed it pays, and very expensive, but at least the rest of the experience is pretty cheap. For there are very few facilities, the vast majority of the beaches is free and, especially in certain areas of the southeast, wild. Even if they are equipped beaches where you pay 10 euro a piece (cot or umbrella that is).

In terms of access to the island, got rid of the hydrofoil or fast ferry (with Balearia will cost twenty euro per head each way, with significant changes depending on the time) the only charge is 4 Euros for cars (2 scooters) to enter the nature reserve of the salt pans of Ibiza and Formentera, in the northern tip of the island, where the number one beach in Europe according to TripAdvisor, namely the Caribbean playa de ses Illetes.

The best way is to move the scooter (20/25 Euros per day) although several local car rentals offer significantly more affordable rates of major international brands. Try for example Formentera Cars, Sandra should ask 35 euro per day for a Panda. About: Formentera is basically Italian exclave not only as to vacationers but also on the front of the car park. Circulate practically only Panda and 500. Mystery.