Is Arutas

a picture of the Is Arutas beach in the province of Oristano in west Sardinia Italy.
Spiaggia di Is Arutas, in the province of Oristano, Sardinia, Italy.

About Is Arutas

Is Arutas beach (Spiaggia di Is Arutas) lies just below Mari Ermi beach, faces due west in the direction of Isola di Mal di Ventre, and has a length of 500 meters. The beach – entirely covered by sands of white and pinkish quartz – is located in the north-central part of the Marine Protected Area of the Sinis Peninsula. Several convenient parking areas are located just 100 meters behind the beach. Like most beaches of the Sinis area, Is Arutas is one of the most popular places for surfing enthusiasts. The area is home to Camping Is Arutas, which is located 500 meters from the beach.

Directions to Is Arutas

Coming from Cabras, Is Arutas can be reached by following the SP for about 8 Km in the direction of San Giovanni di Sinis. After turning at the junction for San Salvatore, continue on the SP7 for about 2 kilometers, until you’ve reached the road to Is Arutas. Then continu for another 5 kilometers.

Sardinian Beaches Near Is Arutas

Porto Alabe

  • Length: 1800 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, walking.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of porto alabe beach

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.

Is Arenas

  • Length: 5500 meters.
  • Things to do: walking, jogging, surfing.
a picture of is arenas beach

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.

S’Archittu

  • Length: 300 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, kayaking.
a picture of s'archittu beach in oristano, west sardinia, italy.

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.

Mari Ermi

  • Length: 1700 meters.
  • Things to do: walking, windsurfing.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of Spiaggia di Mari Ermi in Oristano west Sardinia

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.

San Giovanni di Sinis

  • Length: 4000 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, scuba diving, windsurfing, surfing.
a picture of san giovanni di sinis beach in oristano sardinia

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.

Putzu Idu

  • Length: 1200 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, windsurfing, surfing, kitesurfing, pedal boating.
a picture of the beach at putzu idu in west sardinia

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.