Portixeddu beach. Enlarge the image and enter photos' gallery.

Portixeddu

Portixeddu beach. Enlarge the image and enter photos' gallery.

It is a small seaside town situated along the village of St. Nicholas which stands at the southern end of the beach and along the country to Buggerru, in the beautiful coastal stretch of the Gulf of Lions, one of the most striking of all Sardinia.

Portixeddu lies at the foot of a slope next to a small cliff, which overlooks the hillside, with breathtaking views, the sea and clear blue sky and the long white beach.

The sea

Portixeddu's shot by ikonos satellite. Enlarge the image.

The beach over two kilometers long, is cut by the Rio Mannu and is characterized by fine sand and clear, embraced by a thick pine forest where you can find shelter in the days of intense heat.

The seabed, almost exclusively sandy and in places very low, it's great with color indescribable, and the water, transparent and crystalline, with the complicity of the sun, creates beautiful reflections of light.

The scope and depth of the beach permit, even in busy periods, a simple isolation by offering the possibility to spend unforgettable days on the beach in peace and relaxation.

The Mistral wind is often the protagonist on this beach, making it ideal for surfers, who never miss a chance to make a date.

Facilities

Support services such as pharmacy and medical, are not present and the location closest to where to find them are Buggerru about 6 kilometers or Fluminimaggiore to about 9.5 kilometers.

The facilities for receiving tourists are few: There is a hotel and two restaurants, while there are hotels, farm holidays and restaurants nearby, you can rent for the period you want, private apartments through local agencies or directly from the owners.

Recreational facilities will accompany the holiday in pursuit of tranquility on the beach there is an efficient 'kiosk', you can also rent umbrellas and chairs, is also the service and canoe rental skates, do not forget the constant, watchful presence rescue service.

That evening, after a magnificent day at the beach, you can take a quiet stroll, perhaps during the sunset, and stay on the characteristic square stone beachfront, which hosts numerous events throughout the summer outdoors.

Advices

Sea

The sea of the Costa Verde is typical of the western of Sardinia, it is spectacular and wild, seldom calm, so formidable and sometimes hostile. It is evident that on days when the sea is more agitated and necessary care and caution.

Fuel supply

In the sea place of Portixeddu there are no refueling stations for fuel, the closest petrol stations are located in Buggerru and Fluminimaggiore.

How to get there

Portixeddu can be reached from either North or South along the state road SS 131, and also can be reached by the resort and localities of Costa Verde.

Coming from the North along state road SS 131, leaving the state road to Marrubiu.

Coming from the South along state road SS 131 out of the state road in Sanluri or coming from the South along state road SS 126, for example from Fluminimaggiore.

Coming from the Costa Verde localities, for example from the Portu Maga, along the coast towards Piscinas, crossing the old mines valley until Ingurtosu to reach the state road SS 126.