Spiaggia di Lazzaretto

Best beaches in Alghero

Around Alghero and the north-west Sardinia you can mostly find small beaches and coves. The coves are definitely the most impressive. Small bays with white sand, crystal clear waters and a few tourists!

Below I have listed the most beautiful beaches you can find in the area around Alghero and Fertilia. Whether you are on holiday in a couple, with your family or friends you will definetely find the right beach for you!

The best beaches in Alghero

1. Le Bombarde beach

Best beaches in Alghero: Le Bombarde

The Bombarde beach this stretch is turquoise with transparent and fresh water. Surrounded by Mediterranean scrub behind it, there is a very thick pine forest. A little less than 1 km long generally it tends to be crowded especially at weekends in July and August.

Services: parking for a fee, sun loungers, parasols, pedal boats, sup. Possibility of scuba diving and sailing lessons. There are kiosks, bars and restaurants where you can have a quick meal.

How to get there: from the  SS 127 BIS  direction to Fertilia. You will find the junction for Spiaggia Bombarde on the same main road.

Time to get there: 6 mins from the accommodation

2. Lazzaretto beach

Best beaches in Alghero: Lazzaretto

The beach of Lazzaretto owes its name to the tower situated in the small rocky promontory.. 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 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: on the SS 127 bis in the direction of Fertilia. Access takes place through a narrow road to a single direction of travel.

Time to get there: 5 mins from the accommodation

3. Punta Negra

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

How to get there: Punta Negra is located near Fertilia, and can be reached by road SS127 bis and taking a road to the right just few meters after Hotel Punta Negra

Time to get there: 6 mins from the accommodation

4. Mugoni beach

Best beaches in Alghero: Mugoni

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

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

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

Time to get there: 6 mins from the accommodation

5. Cala Dragunara

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, where to take the boat that goes 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

Time to get there: 13 mins from the accommodation

6. Porto Ferro beach

Best beaches in Alghero: Porto Ferro

One of the largest beaches in the area north of Alghero. Large free beach located on the border between Alghero and Sassari. 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: 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

Time to get there: 14 mins from the accommodation

7. Maria Pia beach

Best beaches in Alghero: Maria Pia

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. Beach is both free and serviced

How to get there: along the coast that connects Alghero with Fertilia in the direction of Viale I Maggio

Time to get there: 8 mins from the accommodation

8. Lido beach

Best beaches in Alghero: Lido beach

LIDO SAN GIOVANNI right in the center of the city. Sandy 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 (La speranza beach)

Located in south Alghero not far from the  mountain village of Villanova Monteleone lies the beach of La 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.

Time to get there: 30 mins from the accommodation

The most beautiful beaches of Alghero located near the accommodation

About Alghero

Every year Sardinia is visited by millions of Italian and foreign tourists. Alghero is one of the most popluar towns in the island. A sought after destination by tourists from all over the world who appreciate its 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!

By booking directly with us you can have the best price!

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