Holiday Villas in Formentor, Mallorca
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Formentor - A Quick Guide
The Peninsula de Formentor in the northern tip of Mallorca is an absolutely stunning, wild piece of land extending from the Tramuntana mountains into the Mediterranean Sea. Relatively unspoiled, the area around Formentor is a highly desirable place in which to rent a holiday villa, due mainly to the sheer beauty of the place.
Once you settle in to your rented holiday accommodation in Formentor, spectacular scenery awaits you along the winding road that leads to the end of Cap de Formentor at the end of the peninsular.
At Balearic-villas.com have a good range of holiday accommodation available to rent here at a wide range of prices. Why not use your holiday villa in Formentor as a base in which to explore this unique part of Mallorca?
Here’s a guide to some of the sights and sounds of Formentor to help you make the most of your dream holiday.
Cap de Formentor – a wild rocky promontory featuring dramatic sea cliffs and offering fabulous views over the Mediterranean.
Cala Formentor – a trip to the pine-clad, blue flag, white sand beach of Cala Formentor is genuinely worth it. This narrow, sandy beach set in a beautiful cove and backed by the Tramuntana mountains, is a particular joy.
Formentor Lighthouse – situated in the isolated and rugged Cap de Formentor, this lovely silver-domed lighthouse is well worth a visit to take in the wild cliff-top scenery.
Bird Watching - this windswept, rugged part of Mallorca is a haven for bird watchers. White-rumped rock dove, deep-blue feathered rock thrush, Eleonora’s falcons, swifts, ravens, martins… they’re all here!
Mirador de la Crueta – situated on the cliff top, the views from this look out point here are particularly spectacular.
Tramuntana Mountains – perhaps the most scenic part of Mallorca, the Tramuntana mountain range spreads along the Formentor peninsular. Perfect hiking and cycling country.
Talaia d’Albercuix – old watchtower with breath taking views overlooking the sea.
Raco de Xot Cave – opening up to the Mediterranean Sea, the cave is an important source of information about Mallorca’s prehistoric Talaiot culture.
Restaurant Platja Mar – an outpost of the famous Hotel Formentor, this upmarket restaurant specialises in delicious paella and grilled fish.
Your perfect holiday accommodation in Formentor
Formentor’s fabulous location and undeveloped terrain is a huge advantage, attracting many people looking for luxury holiday accommodation on the island of Mallorca. If you want a holiday far away from the madding crowd, then this is most certainly the place to be.
Whilst Formentor is the ideal place to relax away from the cares of the modern world, there are many activities available to help you make the most of the beautiful natural environment. These include sailing, boat trips, scuba diving, snorkelling, and kayaking.
So whether it’s a cool, contemporary villa overlooking the sea or a cosy, traditional Spanish-style mansion, we have a variety of rental accommodation options for you to choose from. You are sure to find your ideal holiday home from home here at a good value price.
Great for Golf, Hiking and Cycling
Although the Formentor peninsular doesn’t have its own golf course, if you enjoy a good game of golf you are in luck. Nearby you’ll find the famous 18-hole Alcanada golf course which is widely regarded as not only Mallorca’s finest golf course, but also one of the best in the world.
The course overlooks the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean and is surrounded by attractive pine and olive groves. The clubhouse is an historic Mallorcan mansion; its terrace offering views to die for.
Appealingly, the surrounding countryside in the foothills of the Tramuntana Mountains is also a paradise for walkers. There are many marked hiking trails here to be enjoyed.
Cyclists too love exploring the Formentor peninsular on two wheels, even though some of the climbs can be a little ‘challenging’.
You’ve arrived in the stunningly beautiful Formentor peninsular late in the afternoon and the sun is shining. You unpack, take a quick look around your rented holiday accommodation, and it’s time to relax after your journey. So you gather friends and family round and share a few tasty nibbles. After a pleasant siesta, it’s time to explore the sights and sounds of this picturesque peninsular. As the sun sinks below the horizon, you take a stroll along the rocky, pine-clad cliffs taking in the most wonderful views of the Mediterranean. Feeling a little peckish, you take the short drive into nearby Port de Pollensa and visit one of the fabulous seafood restaurants.
After a delicious meal and a post-prandial digestif you drop into a waterfront bar to wind down a little and soak up the resort’s genial atmosphere. But it’s been a long day so you choose to return to your Formentor holiday home for an early night, because in the morning, you’ve got that boat trip booked for a great day out for the whole family.
How to get to Formentor
The peninsular of Formentor is connected to the rest of the island by road, and buses run from Formentor beach to Alcudia, Port d’Alcudia and Port de Pollenca. There is also a regular boat service to Formentor beach (May to October) from Port de Pollenca.
The journey from Palma’s International Airport is fairly easy considering Formentor is right at the northern tip of Mallorca. If you are in a hire car, on exiting the airport, take the Ma-19 motorway going in the direction of Palma. Next join the ring road (Ma-20) that circumnavigates the capital exiting at junction 3B signposted Inca/Port d’Alcudia/Son Castello (Ma-13.) Just outside Crestatx turn onto the Ma-2200 and proceed to Port de Pollensa which connects you with the Formentor peninsular.
There is also a regular ferry service from Puerto Pollensa to Formentor beach between May and October.
So whether you’re looking to rent a splendid holiday villa for family and friends or a chic, contemporary villa for a well-earned romantic break, we at Balearic Villas would be happy to help you find your dream rental property in the gorgeous peninsular of Formentor.
One thing’s for sure, as soon as you arrive at your holiday rental accommodation in Formentor you’ll immediately want to explore this stunningly beautiful peninsular.
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