The beaches of Cabras Territory
San Giovanni di Sinis
Diving, snorkeling and surfing are just some of the activities you can do in the San Giovanni di Sinis beach but also hiking, long walks or mountain biking and relaxation immersed in an area that offers in addition to sports, different points of dining and convenient parking possibilities for cars, buses and campers. Around, beautiful greenery framed by dunes and cliffs.
It was once famous for its fishermen features shacks built of wood and rattan, today is the destination of many tourists, who in addition to the sea and the sun, want to visit also the surroundings. At the entrance of the village of the same name you can admire the early Christian church of San Giovanni, one of the oldest of Sardinia, the Phoenician-Punic ruins of Tharros and those of the Spanish tower of St. John.
A beach composed of tiny grains of quartz with changing colors, from light green to white and pink, perfectly rounded by the erosion of the sea. Is Arutas is located in the town of Cabras, also famous for its winds, making it a favorite destination for surfers, even in winter.
From some years the entrance to the beach is forbidden to smokers, who risk fines of 360 Euros if caught in fragrant and in the same beach and in those of the district consist of quartz grains and shells, it is forbidden to take away the characteristic sand, worth up to 100 euro fine.
The Is Arutas beach has some facilities such as car parks, some bars and a campsite.
Maimoni like Is Arutas is characterized by grains of quartz, but is more suitable for children, since the sea bed, unlike IsArutas that has undergone profound, become progressively deeper as you move away from the shore. Near the beach is the famous village of San Salvatore. Thanks to its winds, even Maimoni, is the destination for surfers. The beach is equipped with ample parking and bars.
Mari Ermi is the ideal beach for surfing and windsurfing, but also for children, thanks to its shallow waters which degrades slowly. Consists of a bright white quartz sand is one of the most popular beaches for tourists.
Enclosed by high dunes, it stretches between the sea and the pond of Mari Ermi.
It has a large parking, dining options and a campground.
Island of Mal di Ventre
The island of Mal di Ventre is an environmental paradise of pristine beauty, it is covered by a low Mediterranean spot, made of rock rose, mastic, rosemary and tamarisk, populated only by turtles, hares, and several types of birds that nest there, characterized by the exceptionality of the natural values that characterize it it became a protected marine area of the Sinis.
The only evidence of human presence on the island can be identified by the presence of the remains of a dolmen at Cala del Nuraghe, and some dry-stone walls of the huts used by shepherds during the winter for storing the flocks, Cala dei Pescatori. While in Cala Wreck, less than a mile from the beach, it is the wreck of a small cargo ship after the war, today, visited by those who practice diving.
The island can be visited thanks to the many operators in the area who organize day trips in the summer.
Boats leave from centers of Mandriola, Putzu Idu, and the marina Torregrande.
The Marina of Torregrande is a village in the municipality of Oristano known for its waterfront and its nightlife, offering both day and night to tourists almost all services necessary to a well-organized seaside resorts without the need to travel by taking the machine.
Several amusement as ristopub, discos, pizzerias, souvenir shops, ATMs, supermarket, camping sites, hotels, traditional taverns, luxury rooms and a doctor, are concentrated in the central street of the village and the seafront.
The symbolic monument from which the place take its nameis the great Spanish tower that dominates the center of the agglomeration settlement, built for the defense of the landing to the Gulf of Oristano.
The beach of Torregrande consists of gritty sand (about three kilometers), in 2013 he was awarded the blue flag and it is among the busiest in the province of Oristano. This thanks to the excellent public transport links to the city of Oristano and Cabras with Marina di Torregrande.