About Porto Pozzo
Drive 35 kilometers north-west from Olbia and you’ll reach Porto Pozzo (Lu Puzzu), a small seaside village in Olbia-Tempio, north Sardinia. Situated near the mouth of the river Riu Val di Mela, Porto Pozzo has its own little port, where rubber boats can be rented to explore the bays and coves in the area. The ancient fishing village has a few shops, a fresh ice cream shop (Gilaterla Dolci Sardi), a supermarket, a tourist information center, a pharmacy, and several pizzerias. At the restaurant L’Osteria di Porto Pozzo, local seafood dishes and classic recipes can be enjoyed, all based on fresh fish that arrives here daily from the Gallura coast.
Where to Stay in Porto Pozzo
In the center of the village, on Viale Aldo Moro, you'll find the three-star Hotel Frassetto. This cozy family-run hotel offers 20 rooms, most of which offer a balcony with views of the lagoon and wetlands. The hotel's restaurant serves pizzas from a wood oven, or pasta and seafood dishes based on centuries-old Gallurese traditions (ravioli galluresi, zuppa cuata, il pane frattau). Dining is possible from 19.30 until 21.30.
Hotel Porto Pozzo
If you leave the village and drive south for 1 kilometer you'll find the three-star Hotel Porto Pozzo. This hotel features 55 rooms, including Single Rooms, Standard Rooms, and Junior Suites. They are all air-conditioned and built in a traditional Sardinian style. The hotel complex is built like an archipelago with 5 islands, each dedicated to a particular theme and Sardinian tradition. The hotel features a swimming pool equipped with sunbeds and umbrellas. Its restaurant serves both local and regional specialities.
How To Get To Porto Pozzo
The nearest airport to Porto Pozzo is Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport, located about 41 kilometers south-east of the seaside village. To get to Porto Pozzo via the fastest route by car, just follow the Strada Statale 125 once you've left the airport. This road will practically lead you all the way to Palau. Note that once you're near Arzachena, you can either choose to go through the village by staying on the SS 125, or go around it by taking the Strada Provinciale 14 for a few kilometers. The SP 14 will lead you back on the SS 125 eventually. Once you’ve reached the area of Palau, head west on the Strada Statale 133 and 133bis. These will guide you to Porto Pozzo. The total trip shouldn’t be longer than about one hour.
Porto Pozzo Map
Sardinian Beaches Near Porto Pozzo
There are several sardinian beaches to explore near Porto Pozzo. Just click on a link below to find out more!
Porto Pozzo Beach
Porto Pozzo beach, in the municipality of Santa Teresa di Gallura, lies in front of a small village and is located 4 kilometers south of La Licciola.
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Cala Trana beach (Spiaggia di Cala Trana) is a secluded beach that’s mostly unknown to the average tourist. It is located 3 kilometers north-east of Porto Pollo beach and faces north in the direction of the beautiful Archipelago of La Maddalena.
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Porto Pollo Beach
Porto Pollo beach (Spiaggia Porto Pollo) is located about 1 kilometer from Porto Pollo village, in Palau, Olbia-Tempio. This beach is the epicentre of kitesurfing in Sardinia, as this spot has some of the best wind conditions in Europe. Porto Pollo beach is also very suitable for windsurfing, sailing and even for diving, canoeing and mountain biking.
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