Portixeddu beach (Spiaggia di Portixeddu) lies between Buggerru and Portixeddu just south of Scivu beach, and is one of the best beaches in the area.
Portixeddu village, just north of the beach, lies at the foot of a hill next to a small cliff overlooking the hillside, offering a breathtaking view of the sea and a seemingly endless white beach that is nearly 2.5 kilometers long. Given its sheer length, Portixeddu beach is perfect for long walks and jogging in the early morning or after sunset.
Part of Portixeddu beach is bordered by dunes, with forests of pines, oaks and junipers offering shelter during hot summer days. In this area of Sardinia, the Mistral wind is a well known guest, making Portixeddu beach another surfer’s paradise on Sardinia. Thanks to its large size the beach is hardly ever crowded, even during high season.
Since the beach faces due west, it’s one of the best sunset beaches of Sardinia.
Places to Stay near Spiaggia di Portixeddu
Rifugio sotto le stelle Portixeddu
Rifugio sotto le stelle ("refuge under the stars") is an authentic villa in Buggerru located in a beautiful place that’s sheltered among the junipers of Portixeddu. Surrounded by the lovely views of nature, this villa is definitely the perfect place to stay for a relaxing holiday in South-west Sardinia. An architect who has a fondness for the countryside was the brain behind the beautiful villa. It comprises of two double bedrooms, and one room has a loft in it. Thus, the entire villa is capable of accommodating up to 5 guests. Aside from the two bedrooms, the air-conditioned house also comes with a living room and a fully equipped kitchen. The villa has one spacious bathroom, which comes with a bathtub. Furthermore, the home offers access to a beautiful veranda that’s facing the sea, and with a few deck chairs arranged in it, you can enjoy the Perseid meteor shower that will burst into light in August, while you enjoy a glass of wine. There’s also an indoor fireplace to keep the place warm and cozy in winter. The charming villa is set in a one-hectare land area, and you have everything available on site for a relaxing holiday experience. The holiday home is 58 kilometers away from Cagliari Elmas Airport, in the locality of Piscina Suigas, and there is free parking available on site, perfect for those who are taking their car for their vacation in south-west Sardinia.
La Rosa Dei Venti
La Rosa Dei Venti is a 4-star hotel in Buggerru located just across the harbor and only a few minutes walk away from the beach. Its strategic location makes it an ideal starting point for your holiday in southwest Sardinia. As for the rooms at Hotel La Rosa Dei Venti, they open up to the gulf and to some of the scenic views of the mining town of Buggerru. From the balcony of your room, you can admire the splendid panorama of the sea and soak up the enchanting Mediterranean views. All rooms are furnished with utmost attention to detail. They are decorated in a traditional Sardinian style and furnished with elegant wooden furniture and fixtures. The rooms are equipped with modern amenities such as air conditioning system and Wi-Fi, and offer comfort and relaxation for all guests. Each private bathroom is equipped with free toiletries and a hairdryer. A sweet and a savory breakfast buffet is served on the spacious terrace on the third floor of the hotel, which opens to the panoramic view of the Gulf of Buggerru. Guests can also choose to enjoy their meals on the balcony of their room. La Rosa Dei Venti has its own in-house restaurant serving traditional Mediterranean cuisine in a setting that’s surrounded by the striking scenery of the former mining village.
How To Get To Spiaggia di Portixeddu
From Cagliari, take the Strada Statale 130 to Iglesias. Near Iglesias, head north by taking the Strada Statale to Fluminimaggiore. After passing Fluminimaggiore, take the left exit to Buggerru, along the Rio Mannu river. Portixeddu beach is 6 kilometers up ahead.
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