Category: Formentera

Getting around Balearic Islands

| December 6, 2011

Most tourists visiting the Balearic Isles arrive by plane. Each of the three major islands, Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza, is served by an international airport, linked by direct flights to Europe’s main capital cities. Palma Airport, Son Sant Joan, is not only the biggest locally but one of the chief tourist airports in Europe. It lies eight kilometres from the city centre. There is a bus (No. 17) to the airport every 20 minutes from the Paseo Mallorca. Continue Reading

Sailing in Ibiza and Formentera

| December 1, 2011

When you are having your sailing vacation in Ibiza and Formentera, you will be filled with happiness and thrill. The two places bring different types of adventure and excitement to its visitors. For instance, the island of Ibiza is famous for its summer beach parties. During the summer season, Ibiza’s resto bars and nightclubs are filled with thousands of partygoers. In fact, the island is renowned internationally because of its party bars. On the other hand, Formentera is more quite and peaceful. If you want to relax and stay away from noise, this island is right for you. Continue Reading

Balearic Islands: Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera

| November 22, 2011

Each of the Balearic Isles has features that distinguish it from its neighbours and more than sufficient individual appeal to justify a visit. Mallorca, the largest, is home to Palma, Balearic capital and seat of the Regional Authority. Palma is a modern, cosmopolitan city, with its image as Spain’s summer capital reinforced and enhanced by the official presence, over the vacation period, of the Spanish Royal Family, as well as other leading figures in politics, culture and the performing arts. Continue Reading