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A blue bay that’s a Sardinian dream

With its fine, white sand glittering with pearly shells, Pittulongu is a crescent-shaped bay on Sardinia’s spectacular northeastern coast. Set between the world-famous Costa Smeralda and a protected marine reserve, it has a superb setting overlooking the intensely blue Gulf of Olbia, and Pittulongu holidays are a chance to explore an array of beautiful beaches.

Pittulongu’s main beach, La Playa, is the closest to the historic town of Olbia, and attracts many locals, making it the liveliest along the coast. Next are the similarly beautiful Shark and Pelican beaches, then Mare e Rocce (‘sea and rocks’), a secluded white-sand cove lapped by azure waters. With mesmerisingly beautiful coastal scenery, a bustling community, proximity to historic centres and some of the region’s finest beaches, holidays to Pittulongu have all the ingredients for a superlative beach break that feels like a voyage of discovery.

Your Pittulongu questions, answered

Sardinia’s northeastern coast is among the most beautiful on the island, and Pittulongu has some particularly lovely beaches. It’s also well located for trips to Corsica and the Maddalena islands.

Pittulongu has some great bargains. Although it’s close to the luxury resorts of the Costa Smeralda, there’s a fantastic range of accommodation that’s also convenient for its beaches.

Families, groups of friends and couples will love it here, with so much sand-fringed coastline to explore, great facilities, some superb restaurants, and lots of local activities.

Best things to do in Pittulongu

Go kayaking

Sea kayaking from Pittulongu is a fabulous way to explore the coast, with tremendous visibility through the translucent water and lots of secret-feeling coves to explore.

Take a diving tour

Numerous companies offer diving excursions from Pittulongu. With warm, clear waters, it’s a wonderful opportunity to see hundreds of glittering Mediterranean fish on your dive.

Tour the coast

From Pittulongu you’re ideally placed to explore the famous Costa Smeralda. Organised tours are available to show you the best views and most beautiful places.


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