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Spiaggia di Mari Pintau

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Address: Strada Provinciale 17 | Villasimius Km 17, 09045, Quartu Sant'Elena, Sardinia, Italy
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+39 329 672 8182

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I've never been to a beach like this. Be careful not to miss it. It's right off the side of the road it'll sneak up on you. There are some sandy spots to lay on, but mostly... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I've never been to a beach like this. Be careful not to miss it. It's right off the side of the road it'll sneak up on you. There are some sandy spots to lay on, but mostly pebbles. There is a place that rents out lounge chairs near by. If you're going to stay for awhile I suggest renting one... More 

Thank s14mike14
Cagliari, Italy
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

First this is a rocky beach,no sand on the shore. If you don't mind that ..the color of the water..will take you to heaven. So transparent, enclosed in a large gulf that sprawls far about 2.5 miles. excellent for swimming in the morning and to tan ..all afternoon..while you wait to see the sunset,as the beach faces south west. Clothing... More 

Thank TheGlobetrotter71
Kaunas, Lithuania
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't like this beach at all. In October there were piles of sea plants by the shore and in the water and they produced bad smell. The beach doesn't seem comfortable to stay as it is covered by pebbles and stones, no sand at all. We were with a baby and it doesn't seem like a good place... More 

Thank Vaida B
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

I've been to many beaches in my life... Caraibi, Hawaii, California, Okinawa... But OH MAN this little beach in South Sardinia has just something special. A magical atmosphere as I've never felt in my life. My and my wife really enjoy staying there, reading "Donald Duck" and watching the sunset, with the scent of the Mediterranean scrubland around us. I... More 

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Rosyth, United Kingdom
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405 reviews
238 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

On the road from Cagliari to Villasimius, some miles away from Cagliari, this beach is stunning. You can see it before knowing where it is, driving on the road. It's a postcard with the blue sea, nice beach... I have been there in summertime, when it's very crowded and you have to go in the early morning to find a... More 

Thank Giuseppe C
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177 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Mari Pintau means painted sea...that means that is so full of natural colours (all the possible colours made by the sand, the rocks and the water) that seems painted from an artist. The beach is made by rocks (not so comfortable) but the eyes will have their satisfaction. There is also a bar you can get fresh drinks and the... More 

Thank Francesco Z
Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Sometimes you do not need a hotel because you staying with friends or in a rural agriturismo but still want to enjoy that sunbed with the view! Garden Relais Is Canaleddus is then perfect option for you. Spend one day in relaxing settings of eucalyptus forest and relax! Is Canaleddus is located in south Sardinia, about 40 mins drive from... More 

Thank AnnaS_Dublin
Florence, Italy
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Beautiful pebble beach-- no sand- which is perfect for me. The lido was also nice and very affordable. A little hike to get down to the beach but when you get there it is totally worth it!

Thank americanne
Obninsk, Kaluga, Russia
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2014

Secluded beach with the transparent tarquose water. However it is difficult to get there if you have no car.

Thank Ирина Р
Paris, France
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 April 2014

It's not a sandy beach but for your comfort you can easily rent a sun lounger for around 5€-7€. You will look somewhat clumsy when trying to get into the water but once in it you will enjoy playing around in its crystalline color. One of my favorite beaches in Sardinia.

Thank Le_Bon_Bec

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