Platja de Ses Illetes, Illes Balears

Platja de ses Illetes is situated at four kilometres from la Savina, located on the headland de Trucadors, between Punta des Pas and Platgeta des Carregador. There is a disabled ramp for access to the beach in the area called Cavall d’en Borràs. From its coast you can see the small island, which also protect the beach, of Illa des Ponent, Illa de Tramuntana, Escull des Pou, Illa Rodona, Escull d’en Paia, Racó des Palo, in the southern area, and isla de s’Espalmador, in the north. The name comes from here.

In this natural setting, which belongs to the Àrea Natural d’Especial Interès de ses Salines nudism is allowed. The posidonia meadow under its water has been declared Human Heritage by the Unesco. This fact together with its crystal clear water explains that it is very popular amongst divers from all over the world who come to this privileged place.

This beautiful virgin and wonderful beach is characterized by the fact of not being very big, it has fine-grained white sand, very gentle slope (at 50 metres from the beach there is a depth of 1,5 metres) and the orientation is toward west. It is one of the most frequented beaches of the beautiful Formentera.
The accessibility by car is easy following the signs and the deviations. The private car, moped or bicycle can be left on a free parking area in the surroundings. You can also reach this beach with the public transport. The nearest bus stop is located at half a kilometre.

When the beach has a lifeguard service, you must follow the lifeguards? instructions and the warnings on flags. A red flag indicates dangerous swimming conditions and means that swimming is not permitted. A yellow flag indicates that precaution must be taken, but that swimming is permitted. A green flag indicates that swimming is permitted. An orange flag is used to indicate that the lifeguard is absent. Act cautiously when no lifeguard is present or the service is not available and enjoy the beach without taking any unnecessary risks.

For health and safety reasons, the municipal ordinances ban pets on beaches.

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