The village of Pittulongu is a popular tourist destination and seaside resort.
It is located in the province of Olbia in the northeast of Sardinia.
It is distant only about 8 kilometers northeast of the capital of the Gallura "Olbia" and lasts for about 4 kilometers along the coast towards the "Golfo Aranci".
The white sandy beaches with fine sand are "La Playa", "Pellicano", "Mare e Rocce" and "Punta Bados".
The area of "Lido Pittulongu" is characterized by an alternating sequence of beautiful beaches.
The beach of Pittulongu, also known as "La Playa", is the traditional and favored house beach of the inhabitants of Olbia.
It consists of a very fine white sand with the presence of small mussels, due to its shallow depth of water it makes the children to enjoy swimming and playing.
There are in the surroundings of this area hotels, restaurants, pizzerias, small shops and supermarkets.
The area is very well served to reach out by public transport from Olbia.
After the beach "La Playa" we find the beach "La Spiaggia dello Squalo" (The beach of Shark).
The two beaches are separated only by a small rocky headland.
"La Spiaggia dello Squalo" stands out as a large sandy beach, and is surrounded by lush Mediterranean vegetation.
The beach "Pellicano" is also characterized by a clear and bright seafloor of sand.
It extends over approximately 200 meters.
From here you can go to the beach "Mare e Rocce" (sea and rocks) on a nice walk.
The beach "Pellicano" is pronounced by its shallow waters, thus allowing a bathing fun for families and children.
All these beaches are very nice and have in common a crystal clear sea water, bright white sand and are often visited by the friends of water sports.
Moreover, thanks to the shallow waters, this area is very welcome for families with children.