Charter a yacht or a boat to explore the most beautiful coves and anchorages of Formentera with SunMarine® IBIZA
Formentera and Ibiza form the Pitiusas Islands. They are less windy than Menorca or the north of Mallorca, where the Tramontana can blow very hard in summer. This explains the enthusiasm of yachtsmen for these two small islands which are easy to circumnavigate to protect yourself from the wind, these short distances allow you to sail almost every day of the summer. Another significant advantage, in Ibiza and Formentera the water is warmer than in the other Balearic Islands.
Top 10 must-see coves and anchorages in Formentera
1 – Espalmador
A 25-minute sail from Ibiza is the islet of Espalmador , impossible to sail in Ibiza without discovering this sublime place. 200 hectares of Paradise, with white sand beaches that can be approached with your feet in the water. The bay of Espalmador is a protected area, the moorings are controlled , this natural bay shelters the boats when the north or east breeze blows a little stronger.
2 – Cala de Bochs (or cala Roja)
3 – Es Raco de S’alga
3 bis – La Toretta (ou Sa Toretta) – classified defense secret – a diamond
4 – Illetas
Illetas beach is recognized as one of the most beautiful anchorages in the Mediterranean – with an air of the Grenadines in Europe – incredibly fine white and pink sand – emblematic restaurants– the most beautiful yachts in the world – anchoring is complicated and requires great habit and knowledge – be careful if you rent a boat without a captain the posidonia, endemic sea grass is protected.
5 – Trocados beach
6 – Cala Saona
Further west of Formentera, this magnificent cove is absolutely to be discovered by boat. Well protected from the south-west to north-east winds by the south, it must however be avoided in the event of libecio. Even in high season you can anchor comfortably on sandbanks without getting in the way, in an exceptional setting which is also home to bands of Posidonia.
7 – Mal Pas
Mal Pas in Formentera is a small corner of paradise known to locals – Located in the south-east of the island in a wide open bay, it is well protected from winds and swells from west to east by north , the coast is typical of the island, rocky and green – We will organize a delicious picnic for you and you can enjoy the crystal clear waters at 30 degrees.
8 – Cala d’Es Moro
9 – Mitjorn – the beautiful savage
10 – Beach of Es calo and Es Pujols
Es calo is a fishing village in the pure Mediterranean style whose essence is unique. Es calo beach has fine white sand and crystal clear waters – With our rental boats under 15 meters you can ask your captain to approach caves and fishermen’s houses.