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Lighthouse of Favàritx


Year of construction: Started in July 1917. Finalised in 1922.
Electric lighting: 1971


Height: 28 metres
Height above sea level: 47 metres
Luminous range: 16 nautical miles


Situated on the cape of Favàritx, within the Natural Park of S'Albufera des Grau. Surrounded by amazing slate cliffs, this environment stands out for its stark black colouring and sparse vegetation. Look out for the Cós des Síndic lake too, a natural ecological pool of great beauty that only forms when there are severe storms.

How to get

By car: 17km from Maó, access is via the Fornells road. From the other end of the island, take the main road to Es Mercadal. Once you have reached this town, head through the town towards the Fornells road and follow it road until you reach the Favàritx cape.

By bicycle: We recommend that you take the Tordonell lane until you reach the Favàritx one.

On foot: Via the Camí de Cavalls.
Stage 2. Es Grau - Faro de Favàritx.
Estimated time: 3 hours
Difficulty: Medium

Warning! During the summer season it is forbidden to access the cape of Favàritx by car. Access is only allowed by public transport. Check the calendar and timetables on this link.