Cala Saona beach

A popular beach with a view of the top of Es Vedra

Cala Saona is located in a secluded bay of the same name on the west coast of Formentera Island, the distance to the capital San Francisco is 5 km. This is a small, quiet resort on the Balearic archipelago. Territorially, it's located between the bay of Caló d'en Trull and cape of Punta Rasa. It's a reserve zone, and nudism is allowed on the territory. From Cala Saona, you can admire the neighbouring island of Ibiza and the mystical peak of the volcanic mountain of Es Verda. The locals believe that this rock is “the top of sank Atlantis”.

Beach description

The beach is white clear sand, the water is clear, blue. There are red rocks around the perimeter of the Cala Saona. The depth increases smoothly and the bottom is shallow – it's comfortable and safe to spend time with your child. 2 meters is the maximum depth of the sea at 40 meters from the shore. Cala Saona is a long, wide beach, where there is always a place for a large number of tourists, and they don't disturb each other. The average width of the beach is 120 m, length – 140 m. It's a good place for a family vacation. The beach is quiet, peaceful, cozy and comfortable. There are areas for nudists. Cala Saona is popular with young people and families.

You can get to the beach from the hotel by bicycle or on foot. There're many cycling routes and it's possible to rent two-wheeled transport in the hotel – it's common on the island of Fermenter. It's quite easy to get to the beach by car, following the road signs. There is plenty of free parking space in the vicinity of the shore. You can also rent a transfer, take a taxi or take a shuttle bus, which stops 50 metres from the beach.

When is it better to go

The beach season on the coast of Spain falls on the period from May to October. The water and air temperature reaches the most comfortable levels, thereby guaranteeing tourists a perfect vacation. 

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Not far from the sandy beach, there're many hotels, hostels, apartments of different levels of comfort on the coast. Some of the most popular, sought after, which are in demand among tourists from around the world:

  1. 1. Hotel Cala Saona & Spa – is a hotel with spa, well-developed infrastructure, various and excellent service. The beach is 1 minute walk away, territorial location is one of the best in the city. The price corresponds to the quality, most often young couples book their rooms here. Free services include: Wi-Fi and parking, breakfast included in the price, there is air conditioning, swimming pool.
  2. 2. Sabina Playa – the aparthotel is 4.9 km from the beach. Excellent location and service.
  3. 3. Es Mares – 3.8 km to the coast – a popular hotel among tourists from different countries.

You should book your room six months in advance. You can rent deck chairs and umbrellas near hotels. There're many cafes, restaurants, bars and terraces nearby, where it is nice to watch the sunset from. It is cozy, comfortable here, the atmosphere is relaxing and calming. There's live music and DJs playing in the institutions.

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Useful information

On the beach of Cala Saona, the bottom is sandy and the water is transparent, which are important parameters on the basis of which divers choose the beach for diving. The semicircular bay is open to ships and you can anchor the sea transport here. The bay is located in such a way that the winds from the north don't get there. The water is calm – the smallest tourists can swim, there are no high waves.

The attendance rate is average. From here you can enjoy the great views of the sunset – Cala Saona is located on the farthest western edge of Formentera. Every night, tourists can look at how the golden disk of the heavenly body slowly slips over the horizon.

The beach participates in ratings:

14 place in rating Spain 9 place in rating Formentera 20 place in rating TOP 20 of the cleanest beaches in Spain 9 place in rating The best white sand beaches in Spain
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