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Top Choice Cave in Porto Conte & Capo Caccia

Grotta di Nettuno

Capo Caccia's principal crowd-puller is the Grotta di Nettuno, a haunting fairyland of stalactites and stalagmites. The easiest way to get to the caves is to take a ferry from Alghero, but for those with a head for …
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Porto Conte & Capo Caccia

Le Prigionette Nature Reserve

This reserve, just west of Porto Conte at the base of Monte Timidone (361m), is a beautiful pocket of uncontaminated nature. Encompassing 12 sq km of woodland, aromatic macchia (Mediterranean scrub) and rocky coastl…
Top Choice Sardinian in Porto Conte & Capo Caccia

Agriturismo Porticciolo

This welcoming agriturismo serves delicious home-grown fare in an echoing barn with timber beams and a huge fireplace. The set menus comprise hot and cold antipasti, two pasta dishes and porceddu (Sardinian roast po…
Viewpoint in Porto Conte & Capo Caccia

Viewpoint

For a view to remember, stop off at this viewing point a few hundred metres short of Capo Caccia, and look down at the full sweep of the Baia delle Ninfe beneath you. On the other side, a wave-buffeted rock known as…
Park in Porto Conte & Capo Caccia

Parco di Porto Conte

Much of the land around Porto Conte is protected as part of the Parco di Porto Conte. This regional nature park, one of only two in Sardinia, covers 60km of coastline and 53.5 sq km of an area once described by ocea…
Beach in Porto Conte & Capo Caccia

Spiaggia Mugoni

The main focus of Porto Conte is Spiaggia Mugoni, a hugely popular beach that arcs around the bay’s northeastern flank. With its fine white sand and protected waters, it makes an excellent venue for beginners to try…
Bay in Porto Conte & Capo Caccia

Torre del Porticciolo

On the coast north of Porto Conte, the Torre del Porticciolo is a tiny natural harbour backed by a small arc of beach and overlooked by a 16th-century watchtower on the northern promontory. High cliffs mount guard o…