The Best Luxury Hotels on Formentera – 2023
Formentera is world-famous for its natural beauty, stunning coastline, restaurants and hotels.
Located just 35 minutes away from Ibiza Town by speedboat, it’s a world-away from the hustle and bustle of the main resorts of the white isle.
The island is a natural reserve, which consists of range of ecosystems.
Protected and respected, offering visitors a glimpse of how idyllic life really is here.
It also provides a welcome haven for those who want to experience the slow-side of the Balearics.
Resembling that of the Caribbean, with turquoise waters and white, sandy beaches. It’s a place that is a sought-after destination for many during the summer months.
With some heading over for the day, and others for a little longer.
Formentera is home to a number of serene boutique hotels and guesthouses.
Each providing something special. Something that you won’t find anywhere else in the world.
We’ve chosen some of the best luxury-boutique hotels (and guesthouses) to book this summer.
Just a short stroll from the golden shores of Playa des Arenals beach. Consisting of 35 rooms, all offering privacy and contemporary luxury. With soft linen bedding and naturally lit rooms throughout the day, it’s a refuge for the cultivated traveller. Expect Michelin star, fine-dining cuisine from the hotels two restaurants and pool bar. You can also order to your room if you’re feeling peckish during the day. The location is also perfect for catching those spectacular sunsets. With uninterrupted views over the Mediterranean.
Surrounded by fragrant fruit and olive trees, Can Tres is just a 10 minute walk from Migjorn beach. With stunning turquoise waters, illuminated by the suns rays. This calming accommodation is perfect for those looking to unwind. The three guesthouses (Can Mar, Can Aire and Can Terra) offer traditional architecture and design. Along with added pops of colour, and soft furnishings to compliment the natural surroundings. Take in the fresh, sea breeze and relax on one of the exterior hammocks. Perfect for lazy days getting lost in a good book.
This chic accommodation is everything you’ve wanted and more from a peaceful, and luxurious escape by the sea. It’s a place where you can truly detach yourself from the outside world. Offering simplistic local-charm and design, with a true sense of belonging. Your room will include organic sheets, linen throws, and a rainforest shower. Along with soothing Rituals toiletries in your bathroom. Dine at Casa Pacha‘s beachside restaurant, and sample the delights of the Mediterranean, with their delicious seasonal menu.
Imagine waking up to the sound of the sea lapping against the rocks, before your morning yoga session. This is the life here at Gecko, and it’s truly worth every second. Dine on their sunny terrace, whilst enjoying a range of fresh seafood. With local designers displaying their fashion in the hotels boutique shop, you’re sure to find a statement piece to wear for an evening out too. With clean, spacious and light-filled rooms, along with plunge-pools in the suites, you’ll feel totally at peace here. This is an exceptional hotel, providing nothing but the best from the moment you arrive.
This bohemian hideaway is aptly nestled along the beach front, in the tiny village of Sant Ferran de ses Roques. Its understated-charm breathes life into this reformed finca. Including an organic vegetable garden (perfect for fresh breakfasts), pool and yoga classes. Developed by three French creatives, including an architect and interior designer. The innovative trio offer 10 independent rooms for guests. Using natural, raw materials such as wood, linen and ceramic to create their utopian paradise.
Set in the stunning main town of San Francisco Javier you’ll find this traditional sandstone-gem. Surrounded by nature and located just 3km from the harbour. Take a short taxi ride to the islands many stunning beaches, or relax in the sophisticated grounds of the hotel. With a dedicated concierge service catering to your every whim, you can book a range of services and activities to enjoy. From yoga sessions to private boat charters. There is also a restaurant serving contemporary Mediterranean cuisine, a gym, spa and outdoor pool.
Written by Alexandra Ellis