These two islands are the most fashionable holiday destinations in the Mediterranean at the moment and you could visit them on a sailing trip for your next holiday! So, in this article, we are going to give you some ideas about what you can do in Ibiza and Formentera during your holiday.
These two Balearic Islands boast some stunning natural landscapes which are perfect for sitting back and relaxing on. There are also endless activities on its shores for you to enjoy with family or friends. You won’t spend a single moment bored on your holiday.
Just by thinking about Ibiza, images appear in your head of wild parties and amazing nights filled with endless fun. But this island is much more than that, and on your own boat you will find the calm and quaint nature for yourself.
On Ibiza, we find one of the most beautiful beaches that isn’t too popular with tourists, Cala Benirrás. Here you’ll find some areas which look like paradise. But you can’t miss out on visiting its old town, where you will astonish yourself with the old city walls and the handcrafted stores that are scattered around the town.
In addition, there is a wide range of water sports for you to enjoy, such as diving, which you can practice at the Ibiza Scuba Center. The centre is multilingual (7 languages) where daily diving adventures from the Marina Botafoch take place, rent your own dive gear in the same center and begin exploring!
Formentera, a quieter and less frequented island than Ibiza, but is no less spectacular. In it you can visit some beautiful little coves where you can have a relaxing bath in the clear blue waters. You will feel like part of an advert for the perfect summer holiday advertisement. Formentera has a unique charm to it due to the stunning nature, its crystal clear and calm waters, and the white sand beaches where you can escape on, especially in the area of Mal Pas.
In Ibiza you can’t miss out on places like San Antonio or Santa Eulalia, the village Dalt Vila and the walled city, which are some of the must-see parts of the two islands. In it you can stroll through this cobbled city and explore the narrow cultural streets and experience the special charm.
Another thing that you can’t afford to miss in Ibiza are the Can Marça caves in the Port of San Miguel, an impressive cave which is more than 100,000 years old. Another one of the famous locations in Ibiza is the island of Es Vedrá, a stunning island just off the coast. The island is almost 400 meters tall with an impressive natural environment surrounded by pine trees.
If you want to eat the best food on the island, don’t miss the Sámetller restaurant or the Casa Colonial, on the Santa Eulalia road, which have wonderful gardens and fuse eastern and western cuisines.
But you can’t leave Ibiza without experiencing the parties and nightlife of the island, because it is obviously world famous. Some clubs such as Ushüaia and Amnesia have earned a worldwide reputation, because you can party whilst listening to some of the best known DJs around.
On the other hand, Formentera, although less well known around the world, also has much to offer. Its beaches and coves are some of the most beautiful you will see in the Mediterranean. Some beaches like Cala Saona or Ses Illetes will surprise you, you’ll simply have to visit them in the evening and witness the gorgeous sunsets.
Beso Beach has become a hotspot for eating and drinking on the island. It’s located in the natural park of Ses Salines de Formentera and specializes in Mediterranean food, where the quality of the local produce is really shown off, plus, the delicious cocktails are delicious, don’t drink too many!
Any tourist who travels to Formentera can’t miss going to the Cap de Barbaria Lighthouse, an impressive area where you can enjoy a unique sunset, as well as visit the megalithic ruins. You should also make sure to visit La Mola. The artisan market which was created by artisans who settled on the island during the hippie movement of the 60s.
Another one of the obligatory activities on the island is to rent a bike and cycle on the many routes. It is one of the best ways to enjoy the stunning landscapes on the island. It is also a great way to enjoy the island in a more environmentally friendly way!
And if you still have some free time left on your holiday in Formentera, don’t forget to visit its small villages that are scattered across the island. Here you can see and get some great pictures of the traditional white houses that fill every street. Some of our favourite places to visit are Sant Ferran or Sant Francesc, where you should enjoy some time on the terraces and the local churches.
And we can’t forget one of the best things to do on your holiday in Ibiza and Formentera, the yacht charter with aBoatTime. You will explore the islands in depth in a way that is not comparable to any other kind of holiday. Sailing in Ibiza and Formentera and discovering every corner and hidden nook and cranny on board your luxurious rented boat gives you a special kind of freedom that is hard to find.
You really don’t want to miss out here, a holiday on these two Mediterranean islands give you the chance to experience the holiday of a lifetime! If you want to spend a few days living luxuriously and doing things where the fun never ends, a yacht charter holiday with aBoatTime is the perfect holiday for you!