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  Formentera Ibiza - IndigoGuide Formentera
Formentera spans a mere 85 square kilometres and is mainly flat except for a hilly area at its centre; both of its extremities (Cap de Barbaria and Punta de la Mola) are home to rocky, windswept lighthouses.
Ferries to Formentera depart regularly from Ibiza Town (Eivissa) and San Antonio, which is not really surprising since the island has developed a reputation for being a sort of Rehab Island for those suffering from the excesses of Ibiza.
Formentera has yet to become such a hotel hotspot as its neighbouring island, and is still largely favoured by hippies escaping the commercialism of Ibiza than by holidaymakers.
www.indigoguide.com /ibiza/formentera.htm   (518 words)

  
 Ajuntament de Formentera, Información, turísmo, alojamiento, fotografías, www.formentera.es
Formentera és més que l´últim Paradís del Mediterrani on gaudir d´unes clàssiques vacances d´estiu, envoltat de pau, tranquil·litat i un entorn medi ambiental sorprenentment conservat.
Formentera ofereix així mateix al possible visitant una sèrie de possibilitats complementàries que asseguren una feliç estada a l´illa en qualsevol època de l´any.
La bondat del seu clima (16º de mitjana entre novembre i abril) permet banyar-se en el mar durant tot l´any i l´illa, sobretot a la tardor i la primavera, ofereix el seu millor aspecte per a gaudir de la magnífica llum i l´increïble color.
www.formentera.es   (218 words)

  
 Formentera Hotels
A grave was found on Formentera which dates back to 1600 years B.C. Cave paintings at Ses Fontanelles (north from San Antonio - 800 years B.C.), and bronze axes and discs found near San Juan and San Agustin (700 years B.C.) provide further evidence of these early settlements.
Formentera, a borderland, has had an eventful history and its fate has almost always been linked to that of Eivissa.
The hippies decisively contributed towards the fame of Formentera and associated the island with a different kind of tourism.
www.sleepinspain.com /formentera/formentera.asp   (318 words)

  
 ||| The island of Formentera |||   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Formentera is the fourth island of the Balearic archipelago.
Formentera is a flat island with two great seawater ponds: S’Estany des Peix and S’Estany Pudent, a great dune area and two elevations: the Cap de Barbaria, in the southern part, and La Mola plateau, in the eastern part.
In Formentera the predominant climate is mild weather in winter and hot weather in summer, with an average temperature of 19º centigrade throughout the whole year, this island’s nature is visibly exuberant.
www.cafeformentera.com /en/insel.htm   (121 words)

  
 Formentera Yacht Charter | Balearics
Formentera is 16 km long and 13 km wide at its extremes and covers an area of only 37 square miles.
Joined to Formentera by a long sandy split (the Freu Poco) is the virtually deserted island of Espalmador, 2.5 km long and 1.2 km wide.
Formentera is very underdeveloped and has a permanent population of around 5,000 (favored with the longest life expectancy in spain).
www.interyachtcharter.com /spain-formentera.htm   (202 words)

  
 Formentera: How to get there and what to see   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Formentera: How to get there and what to see
The only way to arrive to Formentera is by ferry from Ibiza.
From the port of Formentera there are buses to La Sabina, San Francisco and La Mola.
www.red2000.com /spain/baleares/formentera/tour.html   (205 words)

  
 Formentera - Villas and Apartments for your Formentera holiday
We are specialists in organising holidays to Formentera and have been doing so successfully for 25 years.
Plans are now in place for our 25th Anniversary Year programme and we look forward to hearing from you to help plan your holiday in Formentera with us this year.
We have gained a reputation since 1982 for our reliability and efficiency and provide a caring and personal service which we would like to extend to you whilst booking your holiday and during your stay on Formentera, should you choose to take your well-earned holiday with us.
www.formentera.co.uk   (387 words)

  
 Formentera Property
Property on Formentera is very much in demand pushing the prices high, mainly due to the lack of building land available for development because of the large national park area.
Formentera probably the least well known and smallest of the populated Balearic Islands is accessible by ferry from Ibiza.
The Island of Formentera with an area 90 square km.
www.alltheseasons.com /formentera.htm   (172 words)

  
 Formentera , Spain
Formentera is a one-hour boat trip away from Ibiza.
Formentera has a population of approximately 5,300 and is divided into 5 areas: Sant Francesc Xavier, Sant Ferrán de Ses Roques, El Pilar de la Mola, Sa Savina and Es Pujols.
Throughout its history Formentera been a gateway for pirates due to its strategic location.
www.euroresidentes.com /euroresiuk/guides-spain/guide-to-formentera.htm   (797 words)

  
 Formentera - Villas and Apartments for your Formentera holiday
There are many beautiful beaches around the coast of Formentera to relax on and enjoy the warm sunshine.
Formentera is surrounded by a crystal-clear Mediterranean sea offering excellent underwater visibility, making it an ideal location for diving and snorkelling.
The villages of Formentera; La Savina, Es Pujols, San Fernando, Es Calo, El Pilar and the capital, San Francisco, display a wide range of architecture, provide a host of sporting facilities and organise many traditional fiestas, cultural events, concerts, exhibitions and sports events throughout the year.
www.formentera.co.uk /beaches/beaches_menu.htm   (185 words)

  
 Falling for the ample charms of Ibiza's unspoilt little sister | Travel | The Observer
From 1939 to 1942, Formentera became a concentration camp for political dissidents from mainland Spain awaiting execution.
At the end of most days on Formentera, the canny join a low-key procession to Punta de sa Pedrera, a small, isolated, thumb-shaped sandstone ridge where hippies gather to watch the sunset over Ibiza's spooky rock outcrop Es Vedra.
Model and actress Esther Cañadas was born in Spain and now lives in New York, though she has returned to holiday in Mallorca, staying in a private villa near celebrity favourites Deia and Puerto Andraidx.
travel.guardian.co.uk /article/2005/feb/20/spain.observerescapesection3   (1746 words)

  
 Fecoef.com - Ferias y congresos de Ibiza y Formentera
Formentera is the smallest of the Pitiüses islands (Ibiza and Formentera), located south of Ibiza.
Ibiza and Formentera are separated by a stretch of sea of just 7 kilometres that can be easily crossed by boat.
Formentera’s waters takes in one of the most representative flora communities: the Posidoniae prairies, a seaweed that remains in an excellent condition in Formentera.
www.fecoef.com /html/en/formentera.php   (200 words)

  
 Holiday apartments in Formentera, Balearic Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Self catering apartment rentals in Formentera are highly sought after on this, the smallest of the inhabited Balearic Islands.
Holiday accommodation in Formentera attracts people from all over the world, at any time of the year to experience the unique, natural environments and breathtaking landscapes of this peaceful destination where the laid-back attitude is perfectly demonstrated by its 'clothes optional' dress code!
Apartments in Formentera offer the ultimate in situations of privacy on an island that can only be reached by ferry from the busier and more hedonistic island of Ibiza - holiday accommodation that can offer outstanding views of Ibiza from many places along the unspoilt shores of Formentera.
www.ownersdirect.co.uk /Balearic-Islands-Formentera-1bed.htm   (319 words)

  
 Ajuntament de Formentera, Información, turísmo, alojamiento, fotografías, www.formentera.es
Formentera is something more than the Last Mediterranean Paradise, in which to enjoy the classic summer holiday surrounded by peace, tranquillity and a surprisingly well preserved environment, Formentera also offers its visitors a series of complimentary possibilities to ensure a happy stay on the island
Its moderate climate (an average of 16º between November and April) makes sea bathing possible throughout the year, and particulary during autumm and spring the island is at its best to enjoy the incredible licht and colour.
A sunset or a simple view of the horizon where the sky meets the sea become a unique spectacle which justifies a visit to the island..
www.formentera.es /en/turismo   (137 words)

  
 Isla de Formentera Things to Do Tips by Bernd_L - VirtualTourist.com
Formenteras capital San Francesc actually is a village with about 1.500 inhabitants.
The most important church of Formentera was built in 1726 as a fortified church with thick walls and small windows.
These lively small animals are one of the emblems of Formentera and you find wooden and ceramic-style lizards in almost every souvenir shop on the island.
members.virtualtourist.com /m/44143/4150d/4   (1297 words)

  
 Search & book holidays to Formentera with Going Places.co.uk
Located close to Ibiza, Formentera has managed to maintain an unspoilt feel with beaches and azure blue waters said to rival those of the Caribbean.
Fig and almond groves cover the island's interior, while stunning beaches and secluded coves with powdery white sands and sparkling, clear waters are scattered along the coast.
Compared to its Balearic neighbours, Formentera has fewer people, fewer visitors and fewer cars - in fact most people get around by bike, especially as there are few hills to speak of.
www.goingplaces.co.uk /AniteNextPage.asp?p=SPECIFICPROMOTION_59500   (169 words)

  
 Hotels & Apartments in Formentera - Travel guide from alpharooms.com
Salina's country cottages in Las Salinas de Formentera are the ideal place to enjoy a few days' hollydays with family or friends in a picturesque landscape.
The Dunas Playa complex is located close to arguabley Formentera's most beautiful beach.
Hostal situated in the island of Formentera, only a few minutes away from the beach and the resort centre.
www.alpharooms.com /guide/spain/formentera/default.aspx?r=TD.   (370 words)

  
 New Duplex Princesa Elena in Formentera del Segura Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
New Duplex Princesa Elena in Formentera del Segura Spain
New 1, 2 OR 3 bed duplex at Formentera Spain These duplex are located within 2 minutes drive to the town centre of Rojales and 12 minutes drive to the wonderfu beaches of Guardamar and 10 minutes from the nearest Golf course of La Marquesa.
Formentera is a typical Spanish village with a few local shops and tapas bars.
www.houseonthecostablanca.com /ref1214_princesa_elena.htm   (301 words)

  
 Near Ibiza, a Quiet Place to Recuperate - New York Times
THE morning ferry from Ibiza to the small island of Formentera is always an amusing sight.
Still, when I went to Formentera last summer, I was skeptical.
I had seen the tabloid photos of soccer stars and celebrities sunning in Formentera and I was convinced there was something going on.
travel2.nytimes.com /2006/05/28/travel/28next.html   (906 words)

  
 MOBA SOUND MUSIC FORMENTERA ~ Clubs
This is certainly the Beach where to enjoy the most exclusive sun set and undoubtedly in Formentera dancing on the mondial modern music rythm.
“Underground” soul in Formentera, the centre of fusion between house and spanish music from flamenco to electronic sounds where the essence of MoBa sound expresses itself through the highest levels.
Since the club was built it availed itself of MoBa Sound’s collaboration giving life to “Moba sound, music, art and culture”, on the other hand a night where house music gives the rythm.
www.mobasound.com /clubs.htm   (447 words)

  
 Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Formentera, a tiny Balearic island just below Ibiza, shares the temperate climate and sensuous beaches of its neighbors Ibiza, Menorca and Mallorca.
That's not to say that they are staid, however: Illetes, a stretch of white sand and green water, is home to water sports like sailing and rafting and provides more than enough inspiration for even the most intrepid topless tanner.
Formentera is accessible by boat, and we recommend a day trip from Ibiza, where there are more and better places to stay.
www.forbes.com /2006/01/12/cx_sb_0113featslide_5.html   (204 words)

  
 Peopletotravel :: loving the place, living with the people
The crystal blue sea, the golden beaches and the magnificent vegetation of Formentera can be attributed to the fact that the island was inhabited only in recent year.
An idyllic location where to spend a holiday with your friends and family in total relax, away from the noise of everyday life.
It isn´t easy to talk about the history of Formentera because a complete written history doesn´t exist...
www.peopletotravel.com /formentera_en.htm   (112 words)

  
 Hotel Formentera Island, HotelSearch.com. Hotels Formentera Island, Book your hotel in Formentera, Hotels in Balearic ...
Formentera, the fourth island in the Balearic archipelago, is a flat island with two large seawater ponds.
With mild winters, warm summers and beautiful wilderness well preserved by the island’s inhabitants, this island lives off of tourism.
On this lovely island you can enjoy water sports, hiking, cycling and explore the island’s nature reserves.
www.hotelsearch.com /1/island/formentera.html   (136 words)

  
 Formentera 1. The Balearics' international online services
Due to the increasing demand now we have extended our offer to the other islands.
With Formentera 1 we're trying to give you both: an up-to-date
Whether you're looking for a small apartment or a family home, whether you dream of living in an old manor house in the country or you'd rather be surrounded by the mediterranean atmosphere of
www.baleares1.com /formentera/english/index.html   (180 words)

  
 Hotels in Formentera, Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Self-contained holiday complex situated right on Formentera?s pretty Migjorn beach, on the south side of the island.
Complex of whitewashed bungalows in Formentera, 800 metres from Es Pujols beach and the ferry crossing from Ibiza.
Enclosed by dense pinewood, this bungalow complex is next to Formentera?s Migjorn beach, one km from the local village.
www.expedia.co.uk /daily/hotels/Spain/Formentera.asp   (182 words)

  
 Formentera - hotels and apartments
Situated on the splendid Migjorn beach on Formentera, we offer you a splendid holiday Club.
It has 2 swimming pools for adults and 2 for children, an air-conditioned.
Situated right on the splendid Migjorn Beach in Formentera.
www.ibiza-hotels.com /formentera/index.php   (99 words)

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