About Spiaggia di Porto Columbu
3 kilometers north-east of Pula, right in front of the little seaside village named Perd’e Sali, you’ll find the beach of Porto Columbu (Spiaggia di Porto Columbu). This beach has a length of 750 meters, and faces south-east, offering views of the small marina to the north – il Porto turistico di Perd’e Sali. The marina features a restaurant with pizzeria, and bars and small shops are available to tourists throughout the year. To the south, you can see the small island named Isola San Macario. Overall, Porto Columbu beach is well equipped. The residential area offers several spots to park your car, and on the beach you can rent beach chairs and umbrellas. A bar nearby serves sandwiches and drinks. The sea here tends to get deep rather quickly, except at the stretch of beach near the marina.
Where To Stay Near Spiaggia di Porto Columbu
Villa Pula Mare
One of the accommodations that is located closest to the beach of Porto Columbu, is Villa Pula Mare. This exceptional beachfront holiday home accommodates up to 6 persons. The family-friendly Villa Pula Mare features a sun terrace and is surrounded by a large garden. Free private parking is available on site.
Bed and Breakfast L’Oleandro
Just a few hundred meters from the beach you’ll find the family-run bed and breakfast L’Oleandro. This classic-style accommodation offers 3 air-conditioned rooms, all with private bathrooms and a view of the gardens. A sweet or savory Italian breakfast, along with a good cappuccino, is served each morning. Motorcycles and bicycles are available for rent, and parking on the premises is free for guests. The hosts will gladly give you tips and information about the surroundings and other interesting places to visit in Sardinia.
How To Get To Porto Columbu
To reach Spiaggia di Porto Columbu coming from Cagliari, take the Strada Statale 195. After Sarroch just follow the signs to Porto Columbu.
Sardinian Beaches Near Porto Columbu
Walk a few hundred meters south-west from Spiaggia di Su Guventeddu, and the beach changes into Fichi beach (Spiaggia dei Fichi). The beach is situated in the middle of a 1.3 kilometer long stretch of white sand that extends all the way to Nora beach. Named after the many fig trees that grow in this area, Fichi has a length of over 400 meters and faces south-east, featuring beautiful views of the islet of San Macario to the north and il Torre del Coltellazzo di Nora to the south.
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2.3 kilometers south-east of Pula, in the locality of Nora, you’ll find the cozy beach of Su Guventeddu (Spiaggia di Su Guventeddu). It has a length of over 600 meters and can get up to 30 meters wide. Facing south-east, the beach offers beautiful views of the islet of San Macario to the north. To the south, you can spot il Torre del Coltellazzo di Nora, near the Nora Archaeological Site, and the small island named Isola del Coltellazzo.
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Pinus Village beach is located close to the Strada Statale 195. It is set in a beautiful cove bordered by rocky slopes that gently descend into the sea.
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Nora beach can be found 2.5 kilometers south-east of Pula, in the province of Cagliari. The beach is located near the archaeological site of Nora.
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Santa Margherita di Pula Beach
Santa Margherita di Pula beach (Spiaggia di Santa Margherita di Pula) is located in front of the village with the same name, just 5 kilometers east of the community of Domus de Maria. You’ll find several beaches in this area, all conveniently located parallel to the SS 195 for about 5 kilometers. With a length of 2600 meters, this beach is the longest stretch of sand you’ll find in this part of Cagliari. Santa Margherita di Pula beach features grains of sand in shades of pink, and its waters are quite shallow – a feature that will be appreciated by families with small children. The wind conditions allow Santa Margherita di Pula to be popular among the surfing, windsurfing and kitesurfing crowd. Its surroundings are an interesting mix of cultivated agriculture, green and cooling pine forests, campings and nearby beach resorts.
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