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The Oasis IN LIPU of Carloforte covers an area of 236 hectares in the western part of the island and about 7 km of coastline.
The cliffs overlooking the sea in this area are very high, forming a plateau 130 meters high with deep coves like Cala Vinagra and Cala Fico. This unique and fascinating wild environment is the breeding ground of a very rare species: the Falco della Regina (Queen's Hawk), an extraordinary bird of prey that only reproduces on the sheer cliffs of Mediterranean sea islands.
On this coast every summer, ab Continua...
Cala Vinagra is a fjord-like creek, offering a small beach sheltered by the cliff, composed of a gravel seabed, pebbles, rocks and coarse sand.
The waters are of an iridescent green color, which in some sections becomes turquoise.
This creek is full of charm, enhanced by the beautiful island of Cala Vinagra near the beach.
It can be reached starting from Carloforte taking the Provincial Road 104 to the junction for Cala Vinagra then proceeding on the dirt road.
There aren't beach services and there is no Continua...
Geniò is a small cove characterized by rocks and coarse sand, in which stands the homonymous rock, near Le Colonne.
It is a beach suitable for children with shallow and safe waters. A bit beyond the shore the depths are stunning, suitable for underwater fishing and diving.
It can be reached from the port of Carloforte taking the SP 103 out of the harbor. The directions to reach it are visible along the roadway.
The beach doesn't have a controlled parking and there are no dining options. There is no lifeguard rescue. Suited to all Continua...