Looking for amazing places to stay in Stintino Italy? Welcome to Stintino with fine, white sand, breathtaking panoramas, waters that range from hues of azure to turquoise, and one of the most beautiful seascapes of the entire Mediterranean. This renowned touristic destination on Sardinia’s northwestern extremity started out as a fishermen’s village when the Island of Asinara was made a penal colony. Today Stintino possesses one of the most charming coasts in Sardinia – a certified paradise for sea lovers and an excellent vacation spot for those that want to take the plunge into its pure and wild natural surroundings. You can check out all the Best Beaches of Italy here, or head to our Pinterest site for some beautiful pictures.
Stintino Weather – When to Visit
The best time to visit Stintino is from April to June (with temperatures from the mid 60s to upper 70s) when the flowers are in bloom, the sea waters are warm, and the temperatures haven’t yet reached their July and August highs of the mid to upper 80s. Still, summertime in Stitinohas its perks: the Tyrrhenian Sea (east of the island) and the Mediterranean Sea waters are incredibly refreshing this time of year, and a vibrant lineup of festivals and events fill the calendar. September and October offer travelers mild weather and fewer crowds, while the months between November and March constitute low season with chilly temperatures and fewer tourists.
Best Stintino Area Beaches
La Pelosa Beach
La Pelosa is one of the most beautiful and most photographed beaches in Sardinia. At its northwestern tip, this small beach with beautiful, fine sand and shallow, transparent waters is and a favorite spot for locals and tourists alike, and it’s easy to see why: it is incredibly scenic, and its conformation makes it a perfect spot to relax on a hot summer day. Because of popularity, the beach has been receding, and you will need to book your visit in advance.
Ezzy Mannu Beach
Ezzy Mannu Beach has emerald water and a unique white-quartz sand that makes it look incredibly pretty. It’s not very large but it’s long. You will find a spot for your umbrella and towels without any issue in the two-kilometers-long seafront. Consider that on this beach there are very few services.
La Pelosetta has a length of just under 300 meters overlooking the stunningly beautiful waters of the Golfo dell’ Asinara. Just behind the beach you’ll find Windsurfing Center Stintino, where qualified instructors will help you enjoy windsurfing, sailing, kitesurfing, or scuba diving in the waters of Asinara National Park.
Le Saline Beach
The beach of Le Saline Stintino is a pretty popular place that is close to the structures of ancient salt mines, existing since the thirteenth century, and the abandoned buildings of the seventeenth-century tuna Saline. On days with strong winds, the beach is visited by windsurfing enthusiasts.
Punta Negra Beach
The beach of Punta Negra is one of the most characteristic on the Alghero coastline. It is made of a fine beaches clear, from a sloping sandy bottom and several rocky outcrops. The beach of Punta Negra is framed by rocks and Mediterranean bush. The fine sand and powder-like associated with a clean, clear water makes the beach a popular destination for its charm.
Best Stintino Tours & Activities
Catamaran Excursions in the Asinara island National Park
The excursion and mainly marine of about 8 hours in the Asinara National Park is based on the visit of bays where you can swim and snorkel moored to the buoys in the bays granted by the park, we guarantee the stop on land to visit the marine animal recovery center and see the animals of the island. Book Your Catamaran Excursion in the Asinara Island National Park Here
Asinara Island Tour – Off Road Tour in the National Park
The spectacular Asinara National Park occupies an entire island off the northern coast of Sardinia. Cover more ground with this Jeep tour that explores both the inland landscapes and pristine coastline in one day. Learn about the flora and fauna on the island from your guide; spot wild horses, mouflon, and donkeys; and stop at the Sea Turtle Recovery Center. End with a refreshing dip at the Cala Sabina beach. Book Your Asinara Island Off Road Tour Here
Boat tour in the La Maddalena Archipelago in Sardinia
Explore Sardinia’s spectacular Maddalena Archipelago by land and sea with this all-inclusive tour that includes a minicruise through the islands plus a stop on La Maddalena with free time to explore on land. Skirt the islands of Caprera and Santo Stefano, drop anchor to swim off Spargi and Santa Maria, and cruise through the Manto della Madonna to admire the coastline of Budelli in a single day. Book Your Boat Tour in the La Maddalena Archipelago Here.
Costa Smeralda Sightseeing Tour in Sardinia: Small Group
Thanks to this tour you will be able to admire the extraordinary beaches and tourist resorts of Sardinia, along paths surrounded by typical Mediterranean vegetation. You will visit places of extraordinary beauty: you will make a stop at the famous Belvedere from which you will enjoy a breathtaking view over the entire north east coast. Unmissable stop is the renowned Porto Cervo, the city of VIPs, where you will have all the time for a quiet walk right in the center of the town, you can admire the beautiful and particular architecture of the buildings and pamper yourself with shopping, and you can also visit the suggestive Church of Stella Maris. Book Your Costa Smeralda Sightseeing Tour Here.
Archaeological Sites and Monuments in Sardinia
Do you want to discover the history of Sardinia in a fun and alternative way with a qualified guide at your disposal? Trust the experience of our guides who will organize the archaeological tour down to the smallest detail. You will have the opportunity to relive 4000 years of Sardinian history, visiting: the Roman Aqueduct, the Roman Cistern, the mysterious Sacred Well, the imposing Castle of Pedres, the evocative Tombs of the Giants, the Basilica of San Simplicio. Book Your Archaeological Sites and Monuments in Sardinia Tour Here.
Best Stintino Restaurants
Agriturismo Depalmas $11 – 30
Agriturismo Depalmas is a tranquil spot with the capacity for up to eighty guests, neatly decorated in a truly traditional Sardinian style, with a very “homely” feel to it. Enjoy traditional Sardinian food here. Telephone: 39 079 523129 Web: Agriturismo Depalmas
Ristorante Silvestrino $11 – 30
Ristorante Silvestrino is one of the best restaurants in Stintino. Located in the Hotel Silvestrino, this is a restaurant with high standards and a menu which offers a wide range of seafood and local cuisine. Telephone: 39 079 523007 Web: Ristorante Silvestrino
Lu Fanali $11 – 30
This is a great place to sample some seafood, but the pizza and pasta are popular for a good reason. There is no one dish on the menu that stands above the rest, and you should find flavor at every turn from the grilled shrimps to the culurgiones and local ravioli. Telephone: 39 079 523054 Web: Lu Fanali
Il Gabbiano Beach Restaurant $ 11 – 30
If you want to laze around for the entire day as well as in the evenings, this beach restaurant is a great option where you can satisfy your gastronomical desires while enjoying the beauty of nature. The pizzas here are highly recommended and the cooking is simple. Telephone: 39 079 527089 Web: Il Gabbiano Beach Restaurant
Ristorante Lina $11 – 30
They use purely the local catch and propose typical Sardinian dishes accompanied by the best local wines. Food is very good and includes traditional Sardinian dishes. Desserts are remarkable. Prices more than fair. Telephone: 39 079 523505 Web: Ristorante Lina
Best Stintino Nightlife
Bar I Ginepri
This is a strategically located bar in Stintino from where you can enjoy the national beauty of the beach of Stintino from its terrace. The helpful and competent staff here will make your visit a memorable one. Telephone: 39 079 527246 Web: Bar I Ginepri
It is the perfect spot in the town to relax, enjoy some good food and great drinks and unwind after a long and hectic day. Mind-blowing views, competent staff members and an impressive collection of cocktails make this place a must-visit depot while you are in town. Telephone: 39 348 073 4245 Web: Chameleon Clubbing