Spiaggia di Porto Pirastu

A view of Spiaggia di Porto Pirastu, a little paradise in Costa Rei, southeast Sardinia, Italy.
Ideal for snorkeling and family-friendly fun, the beach's soft sand and shallow turquoise waters create a paradise-like setting.

About Spiaggia di Porto Pirastu

  • near , Province of Cagliari, South-East Sardinia, Italy.
  • parking.
  • snorkelling, walking, jogging.
  • 20:38 PM
  • 06:17 AM
  • 10000 meters.
  • suitable for families with children.

Located 7 kilometers north of Costa Rei, Spiaggia di Porto Pirastu is a hidden gem near Capo Ferrato’s headlands. It’s the perfect spot for a leisurely walk along the headlands, offering picturesque views of the surrounding area. Heading south, you’ll discover a stunning 10-kilometer-long beach, inviting you to take a delightful seaside stroll. Porto Pirastu beach boasts a gray sandy bottom mixed with gravel, creating a unique texture underfoot. The beach is framed by flat rocks of various sizes, adding to its natural beauty, while a small pine forest stretches behind it. This tranquil beach is a haven of peace, away from the crowds, making it an ideal spot for snorkeling enthusiasts. The crystal-clear water beckons you to explore, and there are conveniently placed rocks for snorkeling without venturing too far. Porto Pirastu is a family-friendly destination, a paradise for children with its shallow waters and talcum powder-like sand. Although there are no nearby kiosks, there is a pizzeria across the road that serves as a suitable option for lunch. The beach is surrounded by untouched nature, providing a romantic atmosphere. Its sandy and pebbly shoreline meets a cliff, creating a captivating contrast. It’s challenging sometimes to describe this island’s beauty and surprises, with its indescribably stunning sea, sandy dunes, and kind-hearted locals. Parking near the beach is limited, so it’s advisable to park your car on the main road and take a short but slightly steep descent that leads you directly to the beach.


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