This place was founded in the 90's as a tourist village and now represents, together with Torre dei Corsari, the only real opportunity for tourist receptivity all over the coast.
It is located at the foot of the hills overlooking the sea and your sight can enjoy the infinity of spectacular views and unique sunsets.
The shore is a beautiful 3 km long sand beach that reveals some slide rocks scattered in the sea.
The shallow waters are real wonderful and various with alternation of sands and rocks, showing their best colours in sunny weather. This is the ideal place for catching octopus and angling fish.
The coast is a paradise for children, always sure shallow water and wide variety of flora and fauna for their amusement. Here you can find the so called occhi di Santa Lucia, some very appreciated wonderful pearly shells.
A pharmacy and a seasonable first aid station are at guess disposal.
The accommodations for tourists are here more than in the other part of Costa Verde: houses or villas for rent by the owners or by local agencies, a small tourist village (ex Valtur one), 2 restaurants and some shops like market, coffee shop, newspaper kiosk.
You can rent beach umbrellas, deck chairs, canoes, twin-hulled boat, rubber dinghies, moreover here is the only Diving Center of all Costa Verde.
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.
Here you can find a market but you can get the best prices buying in the supermarkets and shopping centers in Arbus, Guspini or Terralba.
In the sea place of Portu Maga there are no refueling stations for fuel, the closest petrol stations are located in Arbus and Guspini.
There are no rest areas equipped and there are not present any camper service, but you can stop in the parking near the residence immediately after the restaurant Corsaro Nero. (Some photos of the rest)
GPS coordinates: 39.592783 - 008.466983
How to get there
Portu Maga 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, is also possible an alternative route, much shorter, making the dam of Marceddì, the dam is not practicable but is commonly used.