The Roman Road (Camino de sa Pujada) Follow the ancient cobbled road used for thousands of years to access Pilar de la Molar. Discover the cross carved in the stone by the monks who brought their goats down to get water from a spring.
Cala Saona to the stone man
Leave the beach and follow the coast to find an ancient stone man laid out in the rocks with strange rock formations. Incredible views down to the anchored yachts in the crystal-clear waters.
Es Pujols to the tower
Explore the breathtaking high cliffs to locate the 18th-century lookout tower and ancient quarries. Continue along the cliff tops to find stone spirals, labyrinths and long views before coming across the little bay of Cala en Baster, perfect for an impromptu swim.
Around the Natural Park
The inland nature lake of s’Estany Pudent near Savina and Es Pujols has a perfect bike track around it. Along the way see flamingos (yes!), kingfishers and ancient ruins dating back 5,000 years. Swim on the quieter east side (Playa Llevant).
The Cap de Barbaria lighthouse and cave
Get the ultimate Formentera Instagram photo of this long road and lighthouse – the descent to the lighthouse is a true ‘yeah’ moment with views across the open and treeless landscape. Find the cave with great views out to sea.
The biggest fig tree in Spain?
Just off the old road (perfect for bikes running parallel to the Sant Ferran/Es Caló road), look out for a very big fig tree – it’s on private land so be respectful. You can clamber under the tree to get the full experience, sit in the cool of its shade and ‘just be’ for a while.
The prettiest beach?
Leaving Playa Es Arenals and the crowds behind you, find Colo es Mort with its fishing huts and lovely little bay (the nicest on the island?). Again, the secret is to continue another 15 minutes and you will find wild Formentera, ready to be explored.
Caves and cliffs (and jumping)
From Es Pujols, head east along the coastline where you will find super clear waters to glide over. Look out for the edges of ancient quarries sliding into the sea. Take a mask and snorkel to see the Posidonia seagrass and find the ladder for some jumping!
The Pink Cave
From Saona, head south and around the tip of Punta Rasa, where you’ll find some super-cool caves. Continue exploring the coast to the pink cave (Cova Rosa); it’s a squeeze to get inside, but SO worth it!