S'Archittu

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FruhMi
Prague, Czech Republic165 contributions
Couples
Our second beach visited in Sardinia was this one. Clean water, mixture of sand and rocks, few water plants in the sea, but nothing really bothering, small fishesh moderately biting your legs in the water if you are not moving. Bar & Coffees above the beach. Everything is nice here and if you walk for a while you can reach the nature arch that offers many possibilities to jump into the beautifull sea (1m till cca 10m jump). You can enjoy here a lot of fun and it is definitely worthy to come here and try this beach.
Written September 6, 2016
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KrisD_pl
Warsaw, Poland7,666 contributions
Couples
We were staying in the village and it is a nice, short walk to the small bay with a view to the arch over the sea. Pretty nice sight both in the morning, when the sun lits the rocks, and at the sunset when you can expect some sunlight play with sharp contrasts and silhouettes. Recommended stop if travelling along the west coast of Sardinia.
Written March 28, 2018
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Lunamooncat
Dorset, UK11 contributions
Family
Kayaking was available, restaurants were nearby, it was great for snorkelling and swimming. You could also dive off the rocks in to the deep blue sea.
Written August 31, 2016
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apd2010
Irvine, CA42 contributions
Family
From our amazing home base in Bosa (Hotel Pischedda), we drove the approximately 1 hour south to Archittu. We had previously purchased chairs, an umbrella and beach towels from the Chinese market in Bosa, and had a cooler bag full of picnic goodies, including meat, breads, snacks and Ichnusa, all on ice purchased from the super market near our hotel.

On the drive, you'll pass through countryside with some terrific water views. The drive was simple enough.

There are two main components that attracted us: the beach with calm clear waters; and, separately the natural arch off which people jump into deep clear waters. Initially, our group of two families (4 adults, 4 kids ranging from 10-14 in age) thought we would set up at the beach, and then perhaps walk over to the arch for a picture or two and, maybe, a jump in the water if the kids were brave enough. Instead, we ended up at the arch all day and the kids jumped for hours! It was relatively stress free for us parents: there are different points from which people jump, with heights for all comfort levels. Our kids started with the lowest point, eventually working their way to the arch itself, where they jumped for at least 20 times each. The water is perfectly clear, so you can see there are no dangerous rocks underneath.

On approach, you'll come into the small town and as soon as you leave the main road, you will see public parking (free, at that). Don't park there if you're headed to the arch; instead, keep following the signs to the arch where there is a much closer parking lot. Even if you cannot park there, it's a better place to drop off everything. We ended up returning to the free parking lot we'd passed immediately upon turning off the road. You can see this all clearly on the satellite maps.

To return to the drop off point after parking, we walked along the waterfront which has a paved "boardwalk" of sorts with shops and restaurants for those who need to provision. There are also places to buy water shoes, chairs, etc. Hindsight being 20-20, I would have purchased a raft of some sort: I ended up treading water for about 2 hours taking videos of the boys cliff jumping. At the end of the boardwalk, you're back at the drop off point. From there, it is an easy walk on a well-defined pathway to the arch.

When you're on the arch side of the Archittu area, there is not much beach or sand. We collected and stacked rocks into a pillar around our umbrella so we could create some shade.
Written September 8, 2018
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Michael R
Province of Cagliari, Italy18 contributions
Solo
Wonderful looking beach, came here as was passing by and had seen that this place had wonderful reviews. It certainly is a beautiful place and the bars on the beach were well kept and used although it was very early in the season, begin of June. I now own a house within a 15 minute drive and imagine I will come here often. The sea looked extremely inviting, if your are in the area you must try it.
Written June 18, 2017
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slaia
London, UK14 contributions
Friends
My friends and I visited S'Archittu beach on 8 April 2014 and we spent time there till the sunset. We really enjoyed it. The small beach was almost empty, also just for ourselves. But we planned for it. My wife and I always avoid going on holidays in Sardinia during the summer time, as the beaches are overcrowded by tourists and locals alike. We prefer going on holidays in April or May before the tourists come and in September when the tourists have left.

Note: In this time of the year the water is cool, but it is still ok for swimming. Some may find it too cold though.
Written April 16, 2014
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Glitch33
London, UK371 contributions
Couples
Easy to pass this by because there are no signs to the beach, perhaps to keep it secret, or because there s not a lot of parking! The main beach in front of the houses and bars is nothing special, much of it rocky, but one end is sandy and fine for sunbathing and swimming.

The special attraction here is found by following the path until you see the outcrop of rock with an arch under it. You can walk over the arch and enter the sea and swim under the arch, or there are steps down to a fine sandy, but small beach which seemed popular.

Well worth a visit and a swim.
Written June 15, 2013
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Richard S
Bosa56 contributions
A great place to visit or stay. Walkway takes you to the remarkable arch through the cliffs. Several nice beaches, bars, pizzeria and restaurant. Excellent trinket shop too.
Written September 8, 2012
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Laura G
Frankfurt7 contributions
Couples
We were able to make it to the S'Archittu for our final sunset. It was simply beautiful, the best sunset I've ever seen! I recommend seeing it at sunset and enjoying the beach front restaurants.
Written May 29, 2012
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David E
Conwy, UK202 contributions
Couples
S'Archittu is a small coastal town on the SS292 north of Oristano. It was formerly a port established by the Carthaginians and later taken over by the Romans (Cornus). Apart from the history, the bay is very sheltered with a beautiful beach but the show stealer is the amazing arch in the cliffs to the northern end of the bay. It must be an ideal place to watch the sunset ! There are a couple of restaurants and shops but not much else. The bay is one of the prettiest places I have ever seen and is well worth a visit.
Written July 3, 2019
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