Formentor is a great choice of holiday base if you are looking for scenic nature, adult audience and local feeling.

Formentor local guide

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Cala Formentor

Cala Formentor, also known as Cala Pi de sa Posada, is the main beach of the Formentor peninsula and the only featuring amenities in the local area. The beach is surrounded by a scenic treeline of oak and pine.

beach of formentor
Image source: platgesdebalears.com

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Length840 m
Width8 m
Blue flagYes
ShowersYes
ToiletsYes
LifeguardYes
ParkingYes
Wheelchair accessYes
Sun lounger rentalYes
Restaurant/cafeteriaYes

Places of interest and sights close to Formentor

Formentor is an attraction itself! However, Formentor is home to a famous lighthouse, which should be visited, not because it’s a famous lighthouse, but because of it’s amazing location.

Golfing, tennis, squash, cycling, MBT, climbing and beach activities, are just some of the many activities you can do here in Formentor. The area up here, is ideal for  exploring and going on adventures, between the green covered slopes that runs to the azure blue coves.

If you feel like a cruise around the many coves, enjoy a half day on the glass-floor catamaran charter, leaving from the little dock next to the beach area.

Formentor is not really known as a base for a holiday, which is completely opposite to the truth. Formentor was actually one of the very first areas of Majorca, to offer a high class tourist destination.

The Barcelo Formentor, is the only hotel up here, and have provided accommodation to many celebrities during the last century.

The spectacular landscape and the panoramic views from up here, is what makes Formentor one of the most visited excursion destinations on Mallorca.

Formentor is located in the top western part of Mallorca, in the municipality of Pollenca. It will take time to get here, because of the narrow curvy mountain roads will not allow for much speed, especially during high season.

Formentor is a all-year round resort, although, summer is of course the busiest time. The season in Formentor, begins in later February when the first cyclists come to the island, and stays in Formentor to get the best recreation.

Infographic about Tramuntana region of Mallorca

The Tramuntana region

Tramuntana is both the name of the UNESCO protected mountain range that runs from south to north, as well as the name of the group of municipalities located in or close to these mountains.

When talking about Tramuntana in context of the mountain range, it is referred to as "Serra de Tramuntana", and when talking about the region, it is referred to simply as "Tramuntana".

The largest municipalities of the Tramuntana region, are Calviá and Andratx in the south and Pollenca in the north. The mountain range actually has its roots south of Malagá in Andalusiá.

The Serra de Tramuntana covers a surface of more than 30,000 hectares of landscape in Mallorca. The two main factors that make these mountains so unique, are the dry stone constructions and the hydraulic watering systems evidencing early day farming techniques. In almost any local area of the Tramuntana you travel, you will discover some of these very unique features which contributes to the picturesque settings.

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