Beaches of South West Sardinia

Piscinas, Costa Verde, Sardinia.
Piscinas, Costa Verde, Sardinia.

On the south-west side of Sardinia, far away from the megayachts, the Italian playboys and Arab oligarchs on the crowded Costa Smeralda beaches in the north-east, one can find the quiet coastal stretches of the Costa Verde. With their wild natural beauty and ever restless seas, the Costa Verde beaches are some of the most unspoilt beaches of the Mediterranean island. Below, you’ll find an overview of the beaches of south west Sardinia.

Beaches of South West Sardinia - Iglesias

a picture of buggerru village in the province of carbonia-iglesias south-west sardinia

Iglesias is a beautiful historic destination in south-west Sardinia with a rich Spanish culture that buzzes with energy in the summer months. Even in winter it retains its charm and is a quieter place to relax. For visitors to Sardinia some time spent in Iglesias is a wonderful way to experience local culture and hospitality.

Beaches Near Iglesias

There are 9 beaches to choose from near Iglesias. To learn more about each beach and how to get there, click on its name.

Portixeddu Beach

Portixeddu beach, in south-west Sardinia, is 2.5 kilometers long and perfect for long walks, jogging, and hardly ever crowded even during peak season.


Mezzo beach has golden sands that span several kilometers. Limestone cliffs, foothills that go as fas as the sea, and the Mistral make the beach a must-see.

Cala Domestica

a picture of cala domestica

Situated in what used to be a mining area, Cala Domestica is located on the south-western coast of Sardinia. Cala Domestica is a popular scuba diving spot.

Beaches of South West Sardinia - Guspini

a picture of Arcuentu and view of Arbus coast called Costa Verde, Sardinia, Italy

Located on the south-western coast of Sardinia, Guspini is situated in the midst of stunning countryside and panoramic ocean views. Known as the “Green Coast”, this stretch is overflowing with beaches, caves, and cliffs while the town itself is a wonderful encounter with old town Sardinia. Whether you decide to be active or take to life in the slow lane, Guspini in Sardinia is a charming town with an opportunity to do both. In fact, this is one of the oldest towns on the island with a very silent nature and magical aura to the place. From the quiet coastal paths and beautiful beaches to the limestone cliffs and ancient buildings in between, indeed, Guspini is unforgettable.

Beaches Near Guspini

There are 7 beaches to choose from near Guspini. To learn more about each beach and how to get there, click on its name.

Piscinas Beach

Piscinas beach on the Costa Verde is uniquely surrounded by sand dunes up to 60 meters tall, where junipers, rare flowers and wild olive trees grow.

Scivu Beach

Scivu beach (Spiaggia Scivu) on the Sardininan coastline of Costa Verde, is a strip of golden sand in an environment that has remained completely untouched.

Pistis Beach

Pistis beach lies in between Pistis and Torre di Flumentorgiu. It features dunes up to 30 meters high, giving the area a typically Saharian quality.