Punta Molentis

Punta Molentis Beach, Villasimius, Cagliari, Sardinia.
Punta Molentis Beach, Villasimius, Cagliari, Sardinia.

About Punta Molentis

Punta Molentis (Spiaggia di Punta Molentis) could very well be the southern Sardinian beach that completely renders travelling to the Caribbean obsolete – for Europeans at least. Surrounded by cliffs and typical gentle slopes of the area , this secluded beach with its bright white sands and Caribbean-style shallow waters is as good as southern Sardinian beaches can get. Located just north-east of the popular beach of Simius, in an area that will surely delight lovers of small and isolated Sardinian coves, Punta Molentis beach spans approximately 350 meters, and faces south. Punta Molentis beach has a car parking and restaurant, and is easily reachable by car from the village of Villasimius. Although it can get crowded in August, this beach should belong on top of your list of spots to visit in south-east Sardinia, and it should be no wonder that Punta Molentis has been added as an asset to the protected marine area of Capo Carbonara.

Directions to Punta Molentis

From Villasimius, head to the coast by taking the Via del Mare. After about 2 kilometers, turn left following the signs for Muravera, Costa Rei, and Punta Molentis.

Sardinian Beaches Near Punta Molentis

Simius Beach

  • Length: 2000 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, windsurfing, kayaking.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.

Simius beach, located east of Campulongu, offers vistas of both the Torre di Porto Giunco standing on the peninsula, and the Isola dei Cavoli lighthouse.

Campulongu Beach

  • Length: 900 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, surfing.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.

Campulongu beach lies 1.5 km from Campus beach and is one of the larger beaches of the Villasimius area, with hotels, restaurants and a golf club nearby.

Campus Beach

  • Length: 750 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, scuba diving, windsurfing, kayaking.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.

Campus beach, in the area of Villasimius, is one of the larger beaches of the south-east, ideal for long walks or jogging in the early hours of the day.