Ibiza – Formentera
Ibiza and Formentera are two gems of the Balearic archipelago. Known for their stunning beaches, vibrant nightlife, and rich cultural heritage, these islands are a haven for exploration
Ibiza is renowned for its lively nightlife in places like Ibiza Town and Sant Antoni de Portmany. Beyond the party scene, the island boasts beautiful landscapes, charming villages, and historic landmarks. Formentera, known for its laid-back atmosphere and pristine beaches, is a perfect contrast to Ibiza.
The anchorages around Ibiza and Formentera generally offer convenient seabeds with good holding in the sand. However, you should be cautious of Posidonia seaweed, which is protected by law. Anchoring in Posidonia can result in hefty fines, so it’s essential to anchor in sandy areas.
Eivissa (Ibiza Town) is conveniently located approximately 7 kilometers from Ibiza Airport (Aeroport d'Eivissa). The short distance ensures a quick and easy transfer, typically taking around 15 minutes by car or taxi.

The total length of the route is about 115 nautical miles.
7-Day Route
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Detailed Route from Ibiza
Day 7, Friday: Platja de S’Alga – Eivissa
Return to Eivissa, sailing along the western coast of Formentera and back to Ibiza. Stop for a final swim at Illa de Sa Torreta, a natural swimming pool with stunning turquoise water and white sandy shores. The water depth here is a maximum of 1 meter, so be sure to check your boat's draft.

Upon arrival at Ibiza port, it's the perfect time to start looking for the best spot to kick off the evening's fun. Carrer de la Mare de Déu in Eivissa boasts countless bars. The city usually starts buzzing closer to midnight when everyone heads to the capital’s clubs. Choose a club that suits your taste and go party with your crew. After all, talking about Ibiza means talking about “the Party”, about excess, podium dancers, the world’s best DJs, and legendary nightclubs where hedonism and the endless summer are celebrated.
12 nm, about 2 h
Yacht check-in day. If you're ready for an early yacht check-in, set sail from Eivissa the same day, enjoying the picturesque views of the Dalt Vila, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as you embark on your first leg to Santa Eulària. This quieter village is renowned as the gastronomic and artistic center of the island. While Ibiza Town is famous for its nightclubs and dancing, Santa Eulària offers a more relaxed atmosphere, perfect for strolls along the waterside, beach paddling, and savoring a delicious meal in the sunshine with stunning views.

In Santa Eulària, explore the local market and the Puig de Missa, a hilltop church offering stunning views. Dine at the San Martino Ibiza restaurant, known for excellent Italian food or grab tapas and paella at Paellitas Tradición.
Day 1, Saturday: Eivissa – Santa Eulària
8 nm, about 1.5 h
Recommended docking spot:
Marina Santa Eulalia (763 berths, fuel)
Anchorage Santa Eulària des Riu
Day 2, Sunday: Santa Eulària – Portinatx
Depart from Santa Eulària and sail along the northern coast towards Portinatx. The rugged coastline offers views of cliffs and hidden coves. Stop at Cala d'en Serra for a swim in its turquoise waters, and enjoy the serene atmosphere.

Portinatx is known for its beautiful beaches and the iconic Punta Moscarter lighthouse. Enjoy a tasting menu at NIU, offering stunning sea views, or еnjoy a delicious dinner on the terrace of Rebrots restaurant in the cool greenery.
15 nm, about 2.5 h
Day 3, Monday: Portinatx – Sant Antoni de Portmany
18 nm, about 3 h
Sail westward towards Sant Antoni de Portmany, passing by the dramatic cliffs of the northern coast. Stop at Cala Benirrás, famous for its sunset hippy drumming sessions and crystal-clear waters. Continue your journey with a swim stop at Cala Salada, known for its pristine waters and picturesque setting.

In Sant Antoni, visit the Monkey restaurant which combines a festive atmosphere and Mediterranean cuisine, and enjoy the sea view. Dine at Es Ventall restaurant with a charming courtyard, for high-end island cuisine with a modern twist. Sant Antoni is a lively town best known for its stunning sunsets. If you're looking to enjoy yourself after dark, visit one of its nightclubs.
Recommended docking spot:
Portinatx Anchorage
Cala Xarraca Anchorage
Recommended docking spot:
Club Nàutic Sant Antoni (245 berths, fuel)
Ports IB San Antony de Portimany (44 berths, fuel)
Badia de Sant Antoni (anchor or moor to a buoy)
Day 4, Tuesday: Sant Antoni de Portmany – Ses Salines
Head south towards Ses Salines, navigating along the west coast. The route offers views of the picturesque beaches and the natural reserve of Ses Salines. Stop at Cala Comte for a swim, known for its stunning sunset views, and take a dip at Cala Tarida, famous for its white sand and clear waters.

Upon arrival explore the natural beauty of Ses Salines and its salt flats. Ses Salines Beach is unquestionably one of the most stunning beaches in the Mediterranean. This slender expanse of sand extends for several kilometers, framed by coastal vegetation dominated by junipers and pines. Visit the famous Sa Trinxa beach bar for a relaxing afternoon.
20 nm, about 3.5 h
Recommended docking spot:
Playa de Ses Salines (anchor or moor to a buoy)
Day 6, Thursday: La Savina – Platja de S’Alga
Sail southeast towards La Savina on the island of Formentera. The short journey allows for a leisurely sail, with opportunities to stop at Espalmador – a small, privately owned island, for a swim in its pristine waters.

On your way to the marina in La Savina, head further south and stop for a swim at Ses Illetes Beach, often called the "Spanish Caribbean" for its incredible white sand and crystal-clear turquoise waters.

In La Savina, rent a scooter at the marina to explore Formentera. Enjoy a meal at Quimera Restaurant with a great view from the terrace, known for its seafood dishes.
Sail around the coast of Formentera towards Platja de S’Alga on the north. The route offers views of the island's rugged coastline and clear waters. Stop at Cala Saona for a swim in its calm waters. Enjoy the unique charm of Enseada de Tramontana cove – its untouched wilderness is a majestic sight, with cliffs of clear rocks dotted with wild vegetation and bathed in divine blue waters.

Upon arrival, relax on the secluded beach of Platja de S’Alga and enjoy the tranquility of the place, weather permitting. Make sure to plan ahead for dinner on the yacht, as there are no restaurants in this area.
Day 5, Wednesday: Ses Salines – La Savina
30 nm, about 5 h
12 nm, about 2 h
Recommended docking spot:
Badia de s'Alga (anchor or moor to a buoy)
Recommended docking spot:
Port Formentera Marina (90 berths, fuel)
Marina La Savina (59 berths, fuel)
Remember that docking in ports and marinas requires making a reservation with confirmation in advance, especially during high seasons.

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