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Beach with course sand

This is another beach with the very course granite beads as sand. It is very large, with lots of... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
Alpharetta, Georgia
Gorgeous beach

Positives: postcard like beach with mostly white sand and super clean water. Perfect for... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
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| Strada Provinciale 59, 09072 Cabras, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

This is another beach with the very course granite beads as sand. It is very large, with lots of parking but you need to buy a ticket if you are in the lot near the beach. There is also a café. Crystal clear water, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Positives: postcard like beach with mostly white sand and super clean water. Perfect for snorkeling. Negatives: pricey car park under the sun, stone age showers, dirty public toilets, only two bars which charge rip off prices. Lack of services in general and no/weak mobile phones...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sb1782
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Lovely beach, the kwarts is so amazing. Loved it! The water was Nice and warm, unfortunately nog fish to see when snorkeling.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LAEhvNL2018
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Unique quartz sand. Lovely fish food. Walk a little further to escape the crowd. Easily reachable from Oristano. You will be surrounded by endemic vegetation. Don't forget that is not allowed to removed the special quartz sand. Enjoy!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carolina d
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Marvellous beach and quite a high number of fish visible near the beach. The sand is made of four different kinds of minerals, one of which is quartz. Please remember that it is against the law to take sand, sea shells etc. with you and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nickismile2018
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We had a magical day at this beach. Clear waters in all shades of turqoise. The quartz sand makes it special.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Anne Rita B
Reviewed July 20, 2018

From SS131 main road it takes half an hour to reach the beach. You can drive on SP59 directly to the parking next to the seashore. Parking is 9€ a day but you can pay shorter period, too. (Or free if you stay more remotely...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank eNXi5
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Best bit about the beach is the sand. As described elsewhere, it is much larger than "normal" sand - so waters are beautifully clean, and feet are easily "de-sanded" at the end of the day. Downsides - packed on an early July weekday. Hot -...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rickla1313
Reviewed June 16, 2018

To get here, make sure to follow the POI of the same name on Google Maps. It is a fair distance away from the actual town of Cabras. Be advised that you should stick to the SP roads as far as possible, and avoid the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Red3886
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Is Arutas is a natural, clean and gorgeous beach located in Sardegna. Get ready to feel surrounded by nature and a crystalline water.

Date of experience: September 2017
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