What sports to practice in Formentera?


The island of Formentera is a small paradise of the Balearic archipelago to spend a few days of both peace and tranquillity and strong adventures. In the end, it is the perfect destination to practice sports and activities, either because of its weather, its crystal clear waters or its incredible beaches.

Therefore, water activities on this island are essential to have the ideal vacation. Thanks to its calm beaches you can do water sports without risk, both alone and in company. Also in our hotels located in Formentera you can find many activities, so what are you waiting to try them?

Sports in Formentera


Flyboard activity is a board that works with water propulsion. This activity is practiced in Saona Beach, since in the rest of the beaches it is not allowed because the areas are natural parks. If you dare to try it, we assure you that it is an experience that will not leave you indifferent.

Jet Ski

Like the Flyboard, it is not allowed to use the Jet Ski in any area since it is protected because it is natural parks. Therefore, you can only rent on the beach of Cala Saona, although it is also possible to transfer the motorcycle to any other boat on the coast of Formentera.

Diving and snorkelling 

Formentera has magnificent coasts and beaches, thanks to its pleasant and mild temperatures throughout the year make it a paradise to enjoy water sports. Therefore, the world of diving, snorkelling or diving is very popular on this beautiful island.

In addition, in Formentera there are diving and sailing schools to learn to fully enjoy the sea. Its seabed is one of the treasures of the Ses Salines Natural Park, classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site next to the island of Ibiza.

Hiking and bike

Its landscapes will leave you stunned. All this island has to offer is light, nature, sea and good landscapes. So, what better way to ride it by bike or on foot? There is a network of historic roads, called the Green Circuits network, which is made up of a total of 19 roads scattered throughout the island, with a total of 35 km.


The parasailing could say that it is one of the most risky sports you will find on this list, but it is very worth it. It is a recreational activity where a person is attached to the back of a vehicle while tied to a parachute specially designed for this type of sport. When the boat accelerates, you begin to ascend in the air. Of course, a great adventure!


With this experience in kayaking you can explore beautiful coves, fishing boats, cliffs, caves of the island or old watchtowers. In short, a great opportunity to learn more about the island. Its duration is usually about 3-4 hours.


It is true that the beaches of Formentera are usually very calm, but don’t worry because there is still the coast of Migjorn to be able to perform this sport, since with winds from the south there are considerable waves that break with the reefs of the rocks.

Paddle Surf

To learn more about the island and enjoy the attractions it offers, we recommend a cruise as well as boat, paddle surf, so you can enjoy the perspective offered by standing on a board, observing the landscape and the backgrounds sailors

In addition, in La Savina you can find a store called Nautica Pins, where they sell all kinds of material related to some of the sports we have mentioned.

Insotel Club Maryland ***

In this 3 star hotel you will find free sports activities such as a tennis court where you can become a professional. In addition, within the service of free activities you will also have mountain bikes where you can take endless pedalling.

And as a hotel is located a few meters from the Mediterranean Sea we have water activities, all on request, in which to do water sports such as: a diving school, snorkelling, windsurfing, catamaran, kayaks, stand up paddle and captain a catamaran.

Insotel Hotel Formentera Playa ****

In our Hotel Insotel Formentera Beach located in the south of the island of Formentera, if you wish, you will practice water sports, always on request, as diving under the supervision of a professional you will discover the wonderful underwater world of this island.

You can also start or improve your skills in windsurfing, kayaking, stand up paddle and captaining catamarans. Practicing these sports is more than that, it is to feel the islands in the purest marine style, to be in direct contact with the roots of the Balearic Islands, the sea.

Whatever your island destination, at Insotel Hotel Group you will find different options to practice sports and have a good time exercising your body. With these activities you will spend unforgettable moments.