Why you should visit Stintino and Isola dell’Asinara

A fabulous post by one of my favourite bloggers in Italy. I hope you enjoy and if you’re ever in Sardinia make sure La Pelosa and Asinara Island are on your to-do list.

Girl in Florence

la pelosa beach sardinia

When I first thought about visiting Sardinia, I never imagined beaches or water like this. Don’t get me wrong, I knew it would be beautiful. After all Italy’s second biggest island after Sicily is well known as a very popular vacation spot during the summer and even home to some of the famous ‘bunga bunga’ parties held by Berlusconi.

When we made our August plans to visit Alghero and Capo Caccia, we also wanted to visit the famous La Pelosa beach on the north-western tip of the island and hopefully a stop at Isola dell’Asinara – a famous island hosting a former prison and oddly enough, wild albino donkeys.

After a hour and a half windy drive, we made our way to Stintino and then to La Pelosa beach a little later than originally planned. We were warned to arrive as early as possible in order to find space…

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