S’Archittu

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S’Archittu beach, S’archittu, Oristano, Sardinia.

About S’Archittu

S’Archittu beach (Spiaggia S’Archittu) is located just a few hundred meters north-west of the small village of S’Archittu, and just north of Is Arenas beach. The beach is a little over 300 meters long, and faces due west. S’Archittu beach got its name from the rock arch with the same name, which is one of the largest natural bridges of Sardinia. The area surrounding S’archittu beach is very scenic, with limestone cliffs and several smaller bays. Overall, the beach features fine white sands, with some rocky patches. The bottom of its waters can be rather rocky, those who love to snorkel are advised to bring protective shoes. S’Archittu beach offers several bars, restaurants and other services in the area. Night walks are highly recommended, as the natural arch is illuminated by a nearby lighthouse!

Directions to S’Archittu

To reach S’Archittu from Oristano, take the SS292 in the direction of Cuglieri. You will pass Riola Sardo, and continue past Torre del Pozzo, up to the town of S’Archittu. Once you have reached S’Archittu, take a left turn in one of the streets on the left. It’s best to park your car in this area, and continue north on foot to reach the beach.

Sardinian Beaches Near S’Archittu

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.

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.

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.
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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.