San Giovanni di Sinis

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San Giovanni di Sinis beach, Oristano, Sardinia.

About San Giovanni di Sinis

San Giovanni di Sinis beach (Spiaggia di San Giovanni di Sinis) is located along the seaside village of San Giovanni di Sinis, roughly 17 kilometers south of Putzu Idu beach, and near the small village of Funtana Meiga. San Giovanni di Sinis beach extends for approximately 4 kilometers along the western side of the peninsula of Sinis (Penisola del Sinis). It is mostly composed of fine sand, with some presence of stony sediments and quartz grains. San Giovanni di Sinis beach is surrounded by a great variety of environments and landscapes, including fossil sand cliffs up to 10 meters high that are known as the “steps of the beach”. San Giovanni di Sinis beach has a large car park that is suitable for camping vehicles. There are many restaurant and cafes in the nearby area. This beach too is a popular surfing, scuba diving and snorkelling spot. If you happen to be in the province of Oristano, this certainly is one of the most beautiful places to visit.

Directions to San Giovanni di Sinis

Coming from Oristano, head in the direction of Cuglieri. At the first intersection near Santuario del Rimedio, take the elevated road section and follow the signposts for Tharros. After 20 kilometers, you’ll reach the car park of the archaeological area of Tharros. San Giovanni di Sinis beach can be found on the right.

Sardinian Beaches Near San Giovanni di Sinis

Porto Alabe

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

Is Arenas

  • Length: 5500 meters.
  • Things to do: walking, jogging, surfing.
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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.

S’Archittu

  • Length: 300 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, kayaking.
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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 Aruttas

  • Length: 500 meters.
  • Things to do: surfing.
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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.

Mari Ermi

  • Length: 1700 meters.
  • Things to do: walking, windsurfing.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.
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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.

Putzu Idu

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

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.