Sardinia is one of the windy regions of Italy and is loved by wind and kite surf lovers. It gets windier towards the afternoon so get to the beach early in the morning if winds are not your kind of thing. Bring some cash to the beach. Bring snorkelling gears as this part of the island is famed for its underwater views. If you want to go to one of the secluded beach, bring a picnic of your own food and drinks, lots of water, sunblock, and all that outdoor essentials. There are large paid carparks near the most of the beaches in Costa del Sud but beaches and parking can be filled up quickly in the high seasons (July and August) so the early birds will score the best spots.
Here are few of the magical findings from our own adventures to get you inspired.
Costa del Sud
Explore the South Side
One of our main reasons for staying in South was to explore the beautiful Costa del Sud. It stretches 40 kilometres from town of Teulada to Pula in south coast of Sardinia and is famous for being one of the most enchanting coastlines on the island with its long, sandy beaches and crystal clear water. And due to the ideal wind conditions here, wind and kite surfers also love the south coast of Sardinia and many can be seen in spring and autumn when lots of surfing competitions happen.
CHIA BAY (BAIA CHIA)
Costa del Sud is most famous for its beloved Chia Bay (Baia Chia). Many beautiful beaches make up the enchanting Chia Bay, from Su Portu by the ancient stone watchtower to Campana with massive sand dune backdrops, the possibility is endless here and all within a short reach of each other.
The Treasure of South Sardinia
Porto Pino beach has 4 kilometres of striking bright white sands and dramatic sand dunes. This beach is for the people who love that picture perfect white sands and emerald colour water.
Endless White Sands
NORA (Spiaggia di Nora)
Nora beach (Spiaggia di Nora) is right by the ancient city of Nora, the most important archaeological site of Sardinia. This pleasant sandy beach is sheltered from strong onshore winds and has shallow water that makes a perfect spot for families or a quick dip after visiting the archaeological site of Nora. This is also island’s top diving/snorkelling destination where you get a chance to dive the sunken ruins of the Romans.
Dive the Sunken City