The 9 Best Beaches in Alghero

07 May 2017 @bluAlghero-Sardinia

We present you the 9 most beautiful beaches of Alghero. Sardinia is the Italian region with the most spectacular beaches of the Mediterranean awarded several times with many blue flags for the quality of its waters.


The main beaches are located in the northern area between Fertilia and Porto Conte with many of small beaches and coves. These ones are absolutely the most suggestive, small inlets of white sand, a crystalline sea and few tourists!


Alghero offers the perfect mix for a relaxing and active holiday. You can find here enchanting scenery, unspoiled nature and a beautiful sea. In order not to miss the best, we suggest 9 among the most beautiful beaches of Alghero



1. Le Bombarde beach

The Le Bombarde beach is located in the north of Alghero in the direction of Porto Conte. White and fine sand, the sea in this stretch is turquoise with transparent and fresh water. Surrounded by Mediterranean scrub behind it, there is a very thick pine forest (an open picnic place, nowadays no longer usable for these activities)
A little less than 1 km long is generally very crowded especially at weekends.

Services: Parking for a fee, sun loungers, parasols, pedal boats, sup. Possibility of scuba diving and sailing lessons. There are kiosks, bars and restaurants.

How to get there:  10 km from Alghero. Along the  SS 127 BIS  direction to Fertilia. About 3 after Fertilia.You will find the junction for Spiaggia Bombarde on the same main road. During the summer season the beach bus service is active

2. Lazzaretto beach

The beach of Lazzaretto owes its name to the tower situated in the small rocky promontory that characterizes the beach. It is framed by sandstone rocks and a verdant area that divides it from the Bombarde Beach. Renowned for its particularly transparent and icy water. It is surrounded by numerous coves that can be reached close to the tower by internal aisles to the Mediterranean macchia
Services:  kiosk-bar and a bar-restaurant where you can enjoy fish specialties. Paid parking, motorhome parking area. Rental of sun loungers, umbrellas, pedal boats, shoulders, kayaks. Access for disabled people.

How to get there: the beach can be reached from Fertilia by going to 127 bis in the direction of Porto Conte. Turn left at the sign indicating Lazzaretto Beach. Access takes place through a narrow road to a single direction of travel.

3. Punta Negra beach

The beach of Punta Negra is a small bay located near Fertilia. Dominated by the presence of the homonymous Hotel Punta Negra, it is an ideal place to spend pleasant hours in total relaxation. Restored by the wind. Not a busy beach, so ideal for those looking for a quiet corner.
Services:  rental of sun loungers, umbrellas and other beach equipment

Hoe to get there: Punta Negra is located in Fertilia, and can be reached by road 127 bis in the direction of Porto Conte and taking a road to the left about 400 meters after the small roundabout.

7. Mugoni beach

Mugoni beach is one of the largest in the Alghero area extends for several kms. Thin and clear sand. Waters not too deep and fresh. Characterized by the large pine forest behind it where you can find some rest from the sun. Suitable for families with children

Services:  Various kiosks, bar-restaurants, parking for a fess, refreshment area, accessible pinewood, sun loungers, parasols, water games, sailing boats, windsurfing, SUP

How to get there: In the direction of Porto Conte along the road 127 BIS. Once you reach the Maristella roundabout turn right onto the SP 55 and continue for about 2 Km. Entrance to the left

5.  Cala dragunara beach

At the foot of Capo Caccia’s cliff and immersed in the Mediterranean scrub, this delightful sand and rocks. From the pier of Cala Dragunara, there is the line that offers excursions to the Neptune Caves.
Services:  Kiosk, bar, refreshment area
How to get there: direction Capo Caccia SP 55. Pass the hamlet of Tramariglio and Pischina Salida and continue straight ahead. Not far away is the via Ferrata del Cabirol on the Capo Caccia promontory


6. Porto Ferro beach


It is one of the largest beaches in the territory of Alghero. Large free beach located on the border between Alghero and Sassari and characterized by the large sandy dunes of reddish color. It is usually windy (beaten by the maestrale), the beach is popular with surf lovers. In the last stretch at the bottom of the beach, nudism is practiced.
Services:  Bar-restaurant, parking, refreshment area, accessible pinewood, surfing schools, windsurfing, sup
How to get there: Is about 20 km north of Alghero. Go towards Porto Conte, at the junction for Capo Caccia turn right onto SP 55 bis. The entrance is marked by some signposts


7. Maria Pia beach

It is characterized by white sand dunes and Mediterranean scrub composed of junipers shaped by the wind and sea pines. The bottom is low and sandy. The waters are lukewarm and transparent. A convenient place to spend a relaxing day, just a short distance from the city
Services:  Kiosks, bar-restaurants, parking, refreshment area, accessible pinewood, sun loungers. Bathing establishments: Hermeu, Shellfish, La Palafitta, Summer Dream. Beach is both free and equipped
How to get there: along the coast that connects Alghero with Fertilia in the direction of Viale I Maggio


8. Lido San giovanni beach


LIDO NOVELLI and LIDO SAN GIOVANNI are the beaches located right in the center of the city. Sandy basin and particularly shallow make this beach the ideal place for families with children. Beach equipped for most of its surface, offers all kinds of service

Services:  several kiosks, bar-restaurants, bathing establishments, paid parking, sun loungers, umbrellas

How to get there: located along Lido Street, about 2 km from the historic center of Alghero


9. Poglina beach

Located in the south of Alghero not far from the  mountain village of Villanova Monteleone lies the beach of Speranza, consisting mainly of cobblestones and amber colored sand. Particularly windy is frequented by surf lovers

Services:  bar-restaurant with fish specialties, parking, refreshment area, rental of sun loungers, umbrellas
How to get there: in the south direction along the road SP 105 Alghero-Bosa. It is about 10 Km from Alghero.

Where to stay in Alghero?

Every year Sardinia is visited by millions of Italian and foreign tourists. Alghero is one of the most visited cities in the island, which is sought after by tourists from all over the world who appreciate their natural and gastronomic beauty. Hotels, apartments and bed and breakfasts are booked months in advance and  JULY and AUGUST normally get SOLD-OUT during winter months. If you have not yet booked your accommodation in Alghero we suggest you to do so as soon as availability ends quickly!


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