Beaches of West Sardinia

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Mari Ermi Beach, Cabras, Oristano, Sardinia

Below you will find an overview of the beaches of west Sardinia, which are located mainly in the province of Oristano. While the rest of the island generally has shallow and calm seas, the beaches of west Sardinia are ruggedly beautiful and unspoilt and are known for waves and strong currents, especially on windy days. The large majority of the beaches below are great spots to find tranquility, and very suitable for running, jogging or long walks along the coastline year-round.

Beaches of West Sardinia - Oristano

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Historically significant and overflowing with natural beauty, the western province of Oristano in Sardinia is a sublime mix of culture, old world traditions and beautiful scenery, from the iconic landmarks, charming ruins and historical events in the city, to the bird species, luscious landscapes and natural splendor of the coastline, mountains and surrounding Regional Parks.

Beaches Near Oristano

There are 8 beaches to choose from near Oristano. To learn more about each beach and how to get there, click on its name.

Putzu Idu

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Putzu Idu beach is located in the west of Sardinia, between Porto Mandriola and Putzu Idu, and is surrounded by salt pans where flamingos can be spotted.

San Giovanni di Sinis

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San Giovanni di Sinis beach extends for 4 kilometers along the western side of the peninsula of Sinis. It's surrounded by a great variety of environments.

Mari Ermi

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Mari Ermi beach, on the Costa del Sinis, lies 7 kilometers south of Putzu Idu and has a length of 1700 meters. A fine place for walks on the beach.

Is Aruttas

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Is Aruttas beach is covered by sands of white quartz - and is located in the north-central part of the Marine Protected Area of the Sinis Peninsula.

S’Archittu

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S'Archittu beach got its name from a rock arch which is one of the largest natural bridges of Sardinia. The area surrounding S'Archittu is very scenic.

Is Arenas

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Is Arenas beach is located south of Torre del Pozzo, 2 kilometers south of the small beach of S'Archittu. It has a total length of nearly 5.5 kilometers.

Porto Alabe

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Porto Alabe is located in front of the village of Porto Alabe, 16 kilometers north of S'Archittu and Is Arenas. It has a length of nearly 1800 meters.

Beaches of West Sardinia - Bosa

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Nestled in the beautiful coastline of West Sardinia, is the town of Bosa. Set amidst a stunning locale with rocky hills, green valleys, palm trees, Italian architecture and the pristine Mediterranean coast, Bosa provides a perfect escape from a busy life in the city. The cobbled streets, the imposing palazzos with their traditional balconies, piazzas and cafe’s teeming with people and the historic town square together capture what can only be called the true Mediterranean spirit. When in Bosa, you can experience a town that is steeped in heritage, true to its roots and infused with hidden charm. It is a town where time stands still, while you soak in the abundant history and beautiful surroundings.

Beaches Near Bosa

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

Torre Argentina

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From the center of Bosa, head north-west in the direction of Alghero for about 10 kilometers, and you’ll discover a beach that goes under the name of Torre Argentina (Spiaggia di Torre Argentina). This beach consists of a series of bays of a few hundred meters each. They all offer views of a small rocky island situated just 50 meters off the coast.

Cala Managu

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From Bosa, head north-west in the direction of Alghero for about 10 kilometers, and you’ll discover a pretty cove named Cala Managu (Spiaggia di Cala Managu). It’s a secluded rocky cove with a length of about 180 meters.

Cumpoltittu

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Drive north-west towards Alghero for approximately 7 kilometers from the center of Bosa, and you’ll discover a pretty and tiny cove named Cumpoltittu (La Spiaggia di Cumpoltittu). Perfectly sheltered from the Mistral winds, this secluded cove is just 60 meters long, and faces south, offering beautiful views of the Bosa coast.

S’Abba Druche

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Drive 5 kilometers in a north-west direction from the center of Bosa, and you’ll find the beach named S’Abba Druche (La Spiaggia S’Abba Druche di Bosa, also known as S’Abba Drukke). This beach has a length of nearly 200 meters and faces west, overlooking the clear and transparent sea. It’s a nice secluded spot.

Bosa Marina

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The beach of Bosa Marina (Spiaggia di Bosa Marina) is located in front of the village of Bosa, in the province of Oristano, west Sardinia. It’s quite a wide beach (up to 130 meters!) with a total length of nearly 900 meters.

Turas

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Drive south from Bosa Marina for about 1.5 kilometers and you’ll discover the beach of Turas (La Spiaggia di Turas). The beach has a length of nearly 400 meters, and faces west, offering nice views of Bosa Marina and its ancient tower – La Torre di Bosa – to the north.