Bar in Platja de Migjorn

Chiringuito Bartolo

Colourful Chiringuito Bartolo, at the far southeastern end of Platja de Migjorn, must be the world’s tiniest beach bar, and is much loved by islanders. Sitting cheerfully on stilts, it hosts just a smattering of...

Bar in Sant Ferran de Ses Roques

Fonda Pepe

A Formentera classic and said to be a former Dylan hang-out, Fonda Pepe is a knockabout bar that attracts a lively crowd of locals and travellers. It does great pomadas (shots of gin and lemon), along with island...

Bar in Platja de Migjorn

Blue Bar

This psychedelic, sea-splashed bar is prime sunset stuff. Back in the '60s, word has it, it even played host to Bob Marley, Pink Floyd and King Crimson. Everything is blue – seats, sunshades, tables, toilets,...

Bar in Platja de Migjorn


A sun-bleached little beach shack that's something of a low-key Formentera legend, Piratabus is perfect for sipping a mojito (€10) and demolishing a few tapas (tortilla, nachos, potato salad; €5) or a bocadillo...

Club in Es Pujols


Formentera only has one real club, but it's a good one: an intimate, Balearic-chic space that draws an increasingly good roster of DJs. It's said to have launched back in 1971 with a Pink Floyd gig; now, Sven...

Bar in Trucador Peninsula

El Tiburón

A fun beach tavern, just south of Platja Illetes, that tends to attract locals for fish, salads, sangría and, of course, sunsets.