On this page you’ll find a quick overview of the best beaches of north-west Sardinia, in the vicinity of Alghero.
Spiaggia di Porto Ferro
Spiaggia di Porto Ferro is one of the best beaches in north-west Sardinia.The beach is also known for the nearby hamlet of Villa Assunta and Lago Baratz, the only natural lake of Sardinia. Separated by towering dunes and silent pine forests, they form yet another side to an already fascinating ecosystem which are further reasons as to why this bay is such sought after destinations in Sassari. Spiaggia di Porto Ferro faces west and features two kilometers of golden sand and some ancient towers which certainly add to the charm of the area. Highly recommended!Learn more about Spiaggia di Porto Ferro, how to get there, and where to stay.
Drive north-west from Alghero for about 15 kilometers, and you’ll discover Mugoni beach. The main – and widest – part of Mugoni is about 1.5 kilometers long, though the beach continues for a few hundred meters at its outskirts. Mugoni is almost completely sheltered by cooling pine tree forests, and offers extraordinary views of the Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Conte headlands and the mountainous region near Tramariglio.Learn more about Mugoni Beach, how to get there, and where to stay.
Maria Pia Beach
Head north-west from the center of Alghero for just a few kilometers, and you’ll discover Maria Pia beach (Spiaggia di Maria Pia). It is one of the best beaches near Alghero. It is 1200 meters long and faces south-west, featuring excellent views of the Alghero bay. Maria Pia is backed by beautiful dunes and a cooling pine forest that can give you some shade during the hottest hours of the day. The waters at Maria Pia are shallow at first and get deeper gradually, so it’s a good beach for families with children. This beach is also easily accessible with wheelchairs, it has a wooden pathway. The parking space is close to the beach. Highly recommended when in Alghero!Learn more about Maria Pia Beach, how to get there, and where to stay.
Located less than a kilometer east of Lazzaretto beach, Le Bombarde beach is another popular beach of the Alghero area and the Riviera del Corallo.Learn more about Le Bombarde, how to get there, and where to stay.
Spiaggia La Pelosa
La Pelosa Beach (Spiaggia della Pelosa), with its shallow turquoise waters and white sands, is a Sardinian oasis, but can get crowded during peak season.Learn more about Spiaggia La Pelosa, how to get there, and where to stay.