✅ Wide sandy beach, hence its name, in the Migjorn area.
✅ With all the necessary facilities to spend an excellent day at the beach.
✅ Shallow depth when entering the sea but be careful with offshore currents.
How to reach Es Arenals?
To get to the beach of Es Arenals you have to take the main road, towards La Mola until you find, at kilometer 10.9, the detour to the right that indicates it. A crossroads with two directions.
To go to Es Arenals, you have to take the one on the left, by the one on the right you would arrive at La Fragata beach.
Access on foot or by bicycle is free and without limit of places, cars and motorcycles pay a fee for the entrance and From this point and onwards, you can take almost any of the roads that go to the sea either by car, motorcycle or bicycle and you will reach the beach of Es Arenals, although the most comfortable is continue along the paved road until you find the parking lot located just behind the beach dunes.
Es Arenals beach is a section of Migjorn beach and owes its name to the wide sandy area that always maintains this section of coast.
In any case, it must be said that all this part of the Formentera coast is affected, especially in winter, by storms that can modify the appearance of the area from one year to the next and Es Arenals is no exception.
In any case, the usual thing is to be able to have a very wide beach between the dunes and the seashore, as well as a very slow depth drop with which you can touch the bottom for many meters when entering the sea.
The ideal conditions to visit Arenals is when the wind blows from the East or North since the sea will be flat and the white sand and the blue of the sea will show dreamy blues for anyone who visits it.
Facilities in Es Arenals
Es Arenals beach has all the necessary services to spend a fantastic day at the beach.
You will find sunbed and umbrella rentals at various concessions along the stretch of beach, as well as two kiosks where you can have a drink or kill your hunger, Pirata Bus in the northern part of the beach and the Kiosko La Franja in the far south.
The beach also has several restaurants in case you prefer this option, both for lunch and dinner.
On the beach of Es Arenals there is a lifeguard station from the beginning of May to the end of October and you always have to observe the color of the flag to know the swimming conditions.
Despite all the charms of this area of Migjorn, we must be especially alert since, offshore, we can find currents that can endanger our safety.
Choosing one of the two beach bars on Es Arenals beach and having a mojito while enjoying the sunset is already a deeply rooted tradition among visitors to Formentera.
So if you want to do it sitting on the rocks that surround the Pirata Bus listening to the voice of Andrea Bocelli or enjoying it lying on the sand or even in the sea, Arenals is a great place to end one more day on a Formentera beach.