La Savina, port of Formentera
Próximo Ferry | July 21, 2023
A welcoming port, this is where all the ferries from Ibiza arrive and some months a year, also the ferries from Dénia. It is the point from where all travelers start their adventure in Formentera.
This port extends from the Estany des Peix and ends at Sa Sequi. It was developed at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th Century, with the purpose of providing the owners of the boats moored in the Estany des Peix an alternate space where they can take shelter. Over the years it became a key point in Formentera, to export the salt that was collected and all kinds of infrastructures were built to benefit its transport.
Currently all these facilities have been converted to focus on tourism and the port of La Savina, is the main supply route for the entire island.
If you go through the port will find different establishments that from early in the day offer transportation of all kinds that you can rent to get to know the island. There are also different bars and places where you can eat or have a drink while enjoying the atmosphere of the port.
Every day from 10.00 pm to 00.00h , you have the Hippy Market, on Passeig de la Marina where it will be easy to take a souvenir of your trip to Formentera, or enjoy the sunset on the west side of the port, where you can take a photo souvenir special.
If you decide to explore the island on foot or by bike, from the port of La Savina, you have route 2 La Savina – Sant Francesc – Es Pujols. You will visit Ses Salines, cultural heritage of Formentera. You will cross the path of Es Brolls, in winter you can see flamingos, herons and mallards, it is a very peculiar environment, you can do this route by bicycle in 30 minutes, walking approximately 85 minutes.
If you plan to travel to Formentera, go to Próximo Ferry and compare all the companies and buy your ticket from Ibiza to Formentera.