About 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. The total length of the beach is near 3.5 kilometers, offering wonderful views of Isola dei Gabbiani to the north, the Maddalena Archipelago to the north-east, and Corsica to the north-west. The area around Porto Pollo beach has many restaurants, bars, resorts and surfing schools to choose from. A must-see, especially if you enjoy water sports.
Where to Stay near Porto Pollo Beach
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 Pollo Beach
From Arzachena, take the SS 12 towards Palau. Turn left onto the SS 133 near Liscia Culumba (follow the sign for Isola dei Gabbiani). Turn right after 2.5 kilometers (Barrabisa). Once near Porto Pollo beach, continue heading straight, to the car parking areas.
Sardinian Beaches Near Porto Pollo Beach
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.
Learn more about Porto Pozzo Beach, how to get there, and where to stay.
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.
Learn more about Cala Trana, how to get there, and where to stay.