Situated on the side of a magnificent bay the tranquillity together with the self-sufficiency of this resort make it an ideal destination for both families and couples of any age. Activities include windsurfing, canoeing, sailing, and scuba diving. The resort has a small marina and a pedestrianised walkway along the water's edge which is perfect for evening strolls and gazing at some of the luxurious boats anchored in the marina.
There are several small but well stocked supermarkets in Fornells as well as some high quality shops selling numerous souvenirs and individually designed items. There is also a cash point located in the resort. Fornells is famous for its friendly seafood restaurants and boasts one of the islands most famous restaurants The Es Pla restaurant, noted for its lobster Caldereta. The King Spain is reputed to have dined here. There is also a good selection of friendly bars at the harbor side.
There is no beach at Fornells however for those experienced swimmers the bay does offer excellent crystal clear deep waters ideal for snorkelling. The nearest beach is Cala Tirant some 10mins drive away, its long sandy gently shelving beach provides safe bathing for all ages. Loungers, canoes and pedalos are available for hire on the beach, which is patrolled by lifeguards.