Es Pujols is the tourist village par excellence on the island of Formentera. Its proximity to the sea, its promenade and all its shops, bars and, restaurants make it a benchmark for the summer visitors of Formentera.
Es Pujols, Formentera
✅ Formentera´s main tourist center par excellence.
✅ Located by the sea, it is the only village with a promenade and beach.
✅ Wide offer of shops, restaurants and nightlife.
Es Pujols and the start of tourism in Formentera
The urban area of Es Pujols was an obvious consequence of the change that the arrival of tourism to Formentera brought about in the 60s of the last century.
Until then, the island’s towns had a marked rural condition and the appearance of the first tourists, as well as the workforce that began to arrive from the peninsula to meet the needs of this new industry in Formentera, led to the creation of the town. of Es Pujols.
The urban area grew facing the sea, between sand dunes and it is from that environment that the town’s name comes from, Es Pujols.
Accommodation in Es Pujols, Formentera
Today Es Pujols is the quintessential tourist town of Formentera with a wide range of establishments where you can stay, hotels, hostels, apartments and holiday homes. All the possible options in Formentera, you will find them in Es Pujols.
Due to its urban character (taking into account that we are talking about Formentera) it is the ideal place for those looking for a wide commercial and leisure offer, a certain nightlife, and a great variety of restaurants and bars without having to travel with the car or motorcycle from their hotel or apartment.
At the crossroads of the two main streets of Es Pujols, you will find a tourist information office managed by the Consell Insular de Formentera where you should be able to clarify all your doubts and questions during your vacation on the island.
During the summer time the office is open from Monday to Sunday, but once the tourist season is over, it is closed until next year.
Obviously the closest beach to the town of Es Pujols is the beach that accompanies the town and that is separated from the urban nucleus by a promenade in its central part.
From there you can move left and right and choose the stretch of Es Pujols beach that you like the most and where you feel most comfortable.
A very short distance from the town, heading north, you will find the beach of Ses Canyes, and further on, Sa Roqueta, until you reach the beaches of the Natural Park such as Levante and Ses Illetes.
Festivities in Es Pujols, Formentera
In the same way as in La Savina, Es Pujols celebrates its patronal feast coinciding with the celebration of the Virgen del Carmen on July 16, although they usually advance a day, with respect to La Savina, their marine procession that is much more intimate and reduced, with Resident boats in Es Pujols.
In the same way, sports events and musical concerts are held that for a couple of days and nights add even more atmosphere to the town of Es Pujols, Formentera.