The tourist area of Ses Salines is placed in the magnificent Fornells bay, to the south of the port and to only 1km. Of the Fornells downtown, where is it possible to come walking or in bicycle for the rail bike that borders on the bay.
It is a very calm small residential area, where tonic domineering of its streets there are the landscaped houses. Its crystalline waters protected from the wind of tramuntana, are especially suitable for prácticar surfing and all kinds of yachting.
Ses Salines is considered to be one of the best areas of Europe for learning and the practice of the sail.
The beach is nailed along with the highway C-723, which it joins the Fornells populations and is Mercadal. In the Fornells precincts there is the Polished cave, which estuary is kept by the sea. Also it is possible to come up to Ses Salines from the downtown of Maó, which is placed to 20 km by the highway PM-710.
The wide bay and its surroundings are protected under the diet of Natural Area of Special Interest (IF). It results from big interest to realize excursions for the clayish coves of the fund of the bay in the completely virgin state.