Spiaggia di Rena Bianca

a picture of spiaggia rena bianca near portisco in north east sardinia
Spiaggia di Rena Bianca, Portisco, Costa Smeralda, Sardinia. In the background, the mountains near San Pantaleo.

About Spiaggia di Rena Bianca

Rena Bianca beach (Spiaggia di Rena Bianca) lies just 10 kilometers south of Porto Cervo, along the Costa Smeralda coastline, in between Razza di Junco beach and Portisco beach. Rena Bianca beach is one of the smaller beaches of the area, its length is about 250 meters, and its white sands reach up to 50 meters wide. It’s a nice beach for windsurfing, canoeing, and water sports. Beach beds and umbrellas are available, as well as windsurfing gear and jet skis for those who would like to explore the surrounding turquoise waters. Rena Bianca Beach both has free and paid parking nearby. Rena Bianca can get crowded in high season.

Where To Stay near Spiaggia di Rena Bianca

Residence Costa Ruja

Residence Costa Ruja, one of the top picks in Marina di Portisco.
Residence Costa Ruja, one of the top picks in Marina di Portisco.

Just 900 meters west of Rena Bianca beach you’ll find Residence Costa Ruja. The residence features an outdoor pool, sun terrace, and tennis court. The Costa Ruja residence offers apartments set in terraced houses, some apartments have a balcony or patio. Most apartments offer sea views.

Hotel Arathena

Hotel Arathena, in San Pantaleo.
Hotel Arathena, in San Pantaleo, 4 kilometers west of Portisco.

Go a little more inland and you’ll find Hotel Arathena in the small village of San Pantaleo. This four-star hotel has 35 spacious air-conditioned rooms with a TV, private entrance, and a minibar. Hotel Arathena features an outdoor pool with a pool-side bar and a sun terrace.

Petra Segreta Resort & Spa

The marvelous Petra Segreta Resort & Spa in San Pantaleo.
The marvelous Petra Segreta Resort & Spa in San Pantaleo.

Travel 6.5 kilometers west of Rena Bianca beach and you’ll find the renowned four-star Petra Segreta Resort & Spa. Located on 12 acres of rich forest, the Petra Segreta Resort & Spa offers superb panoramic views, modern spa facilities and a large outdoor swimming pool. Its rooms (Stazzi) are built in traditional Sardinian style, and come with air conditioning and flat-screen TV. The Il Fuoco Sacro restaurant serves Sardinian specialties out on the terrace overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The spa includes a sauna, gym and hot tub. A bike rental service and free parking are also available.

Directions to Spiaggia di Rena Bianca

From San Pantaleo, head east on the SP 73 to Portisco. After 5.5 kilometers, take the left exit for Portisco – Cala di Volpe – Porto Cervo. Then after 1.3 kilometers, exit right onto the trail to the car parking near Rena Bianca beach.

Sardinian Beaches Near Spiaggia di Rena Bianca

Razza di Junco

  • Length: 250 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, windsurfing.

Looking out over Golfo Cugnana to the east, and the Soffi and Mortorio islands to the west, Razza di Junco beach is 250 meters long and 20 meters wide.

Petra Ruja Beach

  • Length: 500 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, scuba diving.

Petra Ruja beach lies south of Liscia Ruja beach has pinkish sand, incredibly clear water, and is a good spot for snorkelling. Car parking is 700m away.

Portisco Beach

  • Length: 150 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling.

Portisco beach and its surrounding beaches are the most beautiful beaches of the Sardinian Costa Smeralda, located 15 kilometers away from Olbia.