Playa de Migjorn beach

A popular beach for family holidays

Playa de Migjorn is located 2 km from the capital of Formentera, Sant Francesc Xavier, in the south of the island, in the village of the same name; the length is 5 km. Perfectly suitable for rest with family, small children – it's comfortable, cozy, not crowded, quiet, peaceful, the territory is well-groomed. The infrastructure is well developed and the conditions are at the highest level. There's public transport, more than 30 hotels and apartments of different comfort levels are within walking distance. There are places where you can have a snack, rent floating crafts and equipment. The climate is mild, Mediterranean.

Beach description

Playa de Migjorn is a safe, crescent-shaped sandy beach with gentle entry into the water, the bottom is shallow. No jellyfish or algae, there're places where the bottom is rocky, but the rest of the area is sandy. Sand is white, water is transparent, turquoise, air is fresh. In some places on the beach there're huge stones behind which it is easy to hide from the wind. Due to the large area and length of Playa de Migjorn, it's easy to find a secluded place so that other tourists won't disturb the wholesome relaxation. Because of its features, the beach is popular with families with children. Playa de Migjorn has a desert island atmosphere, which is why it's very popular. It's the longest beach on Formentera.

You can get here by public shuttle bus – the departures are carried out daily according to the schedule. There are 19 cycling routes on the island, making it easy to explore the whole island. You can rent a bicycle at the hotel or another rental center on the island.

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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There are more than 20 apartments and 3-5 star hotels near Playa de Migjorn, including: Bungalows Es Pins 300 meters from the beach, Lesley - VTV Es Pi – 5 minutes to the shore, Insotel Club Maryland a complex, Maysi Hostal and many more. The hotels are popular with tourists from all over the world. Prices are competitive, depending on location, comfort level and other features.

There are many restaurants with Mediterranean, Italian, Spanish and other world cuisines near the hotels overlooking Playa de Migjorn. They have delicious food and excellent views of the sea and the hills. The menu always includes fresh seafood, refreshing cocktails, good wine and aromatic coffee. The assortment is big, the service is at the highest level. Some of the restaurants, bars, cafes are open 24 hours a day, others from morning till evening. You can rent deck chairs and umbrellas in hotels located nearby.

There is plenty of fish in the water – you can dive with a mask or scuba set. Tourists rent kayaks, catamarans, diving equipment and other tools. On the territory of the hotels, holidaymakers have swimming pools, spas at their disposal, providing a variety of services.

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Can Tres
rating 9.5
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Gecko Hotel & Beach Club
rating 8.9
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Insotel Hotel Formentera Playa
rating 7.5
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Useful information

Playa de Migjorn is an ideal beach for vacationing with children. It's not crowded, there are extreme rides for adults and children. Unlike beaches located on the northern coast – it's not windy, no high waves. It s comfortable to swim, sunbathe. The beach has a wide shoreline – plenty of room for volleyball, tennis and other active games. The sea near the shore of Formentera has a special bright turquoise color because of the posidonia beds.

It's not allowed to build high complexes and high-rise buildings here, so despite the fact that there are a lot of apartments on the island near the beach – you need to book rooms in advance. Playa de Migjorn is one of the most presentable beaches on the island, so the prices are average and above average. Budget option of accommodation – a hostel.

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70 place in rating Europe 3 place in rating Formentera 30 place in rating The best white sand beaches in Spain
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