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Octopus Head

Had to park our hire car at the end of the metal road as the unmade road to the beaches were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Royston, United Kingdom
My favourite Sardinian beach

This was definitely my favourite Sardinina beach on La Maddalena, having visited most of the 'key... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to park our hire car at the end of the metal road as the unmade road to the beaches were extremely rocky. It was 10 minutes walk to the beaches but well worth it. It wasn't nearly as busy as many of the other...More

Thank RSD58
Reviewed July 24, 2017

This was definitely my favourite Sardinina beach on La Maddalena, having visited most of the 'key' ones during our recent trip. Reaching the parking place for the Testa de Polo requires you drive down a terrible rocky road (praying that your hire car suspension survives...More

2  Thank RedSavannah
Reviewed July 8, 2017

14 mins drive from the city centre...this one is quite a stunner. The different shades of blue of the water with the rocks popping up here and there make it a very beautiful sight. You can find some own place to soak in the sun....More

Thank auribuddy
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

We went to the beach on Sunday. After 17 it was still a lot of people and the beach itself is very small. The water is really beautiful though!! Giant stones are there, but to get there, you need a good car or a bike,...More

Thank Ada L
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

This beach is just breathtaking. A little hard to find but it is really worth to drive there. The color of the water is amazingly beautiful (Crystal waters) in an amazing landscape of rocks. :-)

Thank EstelleDuch
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went by bike. The beach wasn't hard to reach. We could drop our bikes at the parking lot and had to walk further by foot through some rocks. The beach itself is small. You can choose to sit on sand, rocks...More

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed September 14, 2016

We weren't here by rental car and after a couple previous beaches and small dirt roads, decide to hike a little to the beach, but wasn't really needed as there is a fairly good sixes parking lot next to the beach, very beautiful water, snorkeling...More

Thank Jason W
Reviewed August 28, 2016

If you don't have a car, it takes about 35 minutes to walk there from the bus stop "La Ricciolina". But it is definitely worth it. Probably better to go there early morning when it is not already overcrowded.

Thank Fabio A
Reviewed July 19, 2016

spiaggia testa di polpo was without question one of the most spectacular beaches we visited at the archipelago di maddalena. it was easily fantastic. the wonderful beach is located at the small island giardinelli, which is connected with the main island maddelena by a dam....More

1  Thank chocdikrab
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Isola Giardinelli is a few miles north of La Maddalena, on the eastern coast. Road is unpaved but you're not required to drive a 4WD. Main beach is the Testa di Polpo, at the north end, but there are other small beaches along all the...More

1  Thank DanDGiusto
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