In the southern part of this small island you'll find this resort, surrounded by golden beaches, lush pine forests and high end hotels. Quieter than similar resorts on neighbouring Ibiza, it has a relaxed vibe and a growing culinary scene. The area mixes traditional fishing villages with trendy waterfront restaurants and beach bars, though most of the bigger clubs are located a few miles away in the north of the island.
Hotels in Playa Mitjorn
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Things to do
Whether you're looking for a beach getaway or city break, Playa Mitjorn has something to offer every discerning traveller
Playa de Mitjorn
The main stretch of white sand is the place to be. Restaurants line the beach, which is quieter than those in the north.
On the east coast, a short trip from Playa de Mitjorn, is this quiet beach with great views, surrounded by sand dunes.
The busiest beach on the island, it’s as close to Ibiza as you’ll get. White sand and clear waters attract visitors.
This small beach in a deep bay is backed by rugged red rocks. Dotted with fishing boats, the waters are clear blue.
Flora and fauna
The island to the south is awash with local flowers and birdlife. Walks around the dunes and forests are a treat.
The island’s main village, it has a traditional town square, regular market and is a favourite among the ‘hippy’ crowd.
Festa de Formentera
Taking place on July 25, one of a number of regular events, it's filled with flutes, castanets and lots of dancing.
Cova d'en Xeroni
A recently discovered underground cavern full of stalactites and stalagmites. The opening times vary so check ahead.
Thanks to its rocky shore, clear waters and abundant marine life, the island is great for snorkellers.
There are a number of markets across the island selling lots of homemade jewellery, boho dresses and general gifts.
You can explore most of the 19km long island on your bike. It’s relatively flat and has plenty of cycle lanes.
The gentle swells make here ideal for sailing. Whether you’re a beginner or expert, there’s plenty of coves to explore.
The rustic bars can be found dotting the local beaches. They tend to sell drinks along with some small snacks.
Cap de Barbaria
The island’s most famous wine blends locally-grown Monastrell, Cabernet Sauvignion, Merlot and Fogoneu varieties.
As it’s an old fishing town, the port is the best spot for fish, but most restaurants will offer some form of the dish.
The stretch along Playa de Mitjorn has a growing food scene. It now has some of the island's best restaurants.
This beach bar used to play host big names in the 1960s like Hendrix. These days, the blue décor gives it a retro feel.
Bringing Italian style to the island, it also serves sushi. It’s black and white décor is as cool as the waters below.
South Beach Club Formentera
Set on the beach, this hip venue attracts a modern, young crowd. It’s open late and has live music.
This small port has its own life. There’s a modern marina for food and it attracts a wealthy crowd off the boats.
Holidays in Playa Mitjorn
Playa Mitjorn has something to offer everyone from last minute breaks to family friendly holidays