Port of Formentera

Discover La Savina, Formentera's beautiful port and harbour

La Savina, an exclusive port in Formentera

The port of Formentera is commonly known as La Savina and it is the only way in and out of the island of Formentera given the fact that there are no airports. The other possible way of accesing Formentera is by flying to Ibiza and then taking the ferry that sails into La Savina. It is therefore of vital importance and a must for both residents and tourists wishing to arrive to the port of Formentera. Summer holidays usually start at this point, and so visitors always look for accommodation nearby the port of Formentera. We have a wide collection of luxury villas to rent at La Savina that are only a few minutes away from the port. All of them of course with an easy access by car. 

If anything characterizes La Savina it is the continuous activity of boats, yachts and sailing boats: boats that bring in all sorts of people, from tourists to celebrities and jetsetters visiting the port of Formentera. You can also spot typical fishing boats called llauts that go into the Mediterranean sea every morning to cast their net for the daily catch. Arriving to Formentera by boat is an amazing experience since you can circle the island to discover and explore virgin coves as well as hidden caves. Many travelers crossing the Mediterranean sea dock their boats in the mooring areas available at La Savina and other parts of Formentera. 

Every year tourism in Ibiza’s little sister continue to develop and increase. The port of Formentera has undergone in the past recent years a big restoration to increase their mooring capacity. Bigger boats are now able to anchor at La Savina and enjoy all its amenities. During the summer season, the port of Formentera welcomes more and more yachts coming from abroad. It also sets up a colourful and lively hippie market in the harbor promenade where visitors can make last minute shopping. The marina offers a beautiful walk along the haven in which to enjoy the summer breeze and Formentera boho vibe. The port of Formentera attracts every year a lot of people to its coast. Therefore, tourism has also been affected in a positive way obviously. More restaurants and bars have opened in the harbour to accommodate visitor needs increasing life and ambience in this small but charming area. 

We should mention that the port of Formentera is not as busy as the port of Ibiza for example. Here, one does not encounter crazy parties and loud music but it indeed is able to experience what a true Mediterranean night is: chill bars where live music is performed, a great gastronomic offer from local cuisine and al fresco terraces overseeing La Savina. It is a beautiful marina in which to unwind and relax from a long beach day in Formentera. It is an ideal area for drinking a delicious cocktail or buy some antiquities and jewelry from the craft market. Pick your favourite villa and luxury accommodation nearby the port of Formentera. Elegant, sumptuous and modern villas to rent in Formentera are spotted close to La Savina, thus offering direct access to it by car and even sometimes walking distance. Make the most out of Formentera by renting a beautiful home facing the harbour and watching sailing boats, super yachts and powerboats steer through the Mediterranean sea into other areas of the Balearic Islands.