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Maremma, the coastline and beaches

Coastal highlights in the region

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The most charming places of the coastline of Monte Argentario. Clean beaches and clear seas are the attractions of this territory.

CHIARONE    
 
Town Chiarone
Type Beach
Description The beach can be reached going from the promontory of the Argentario toward Capalbio Scalo. It has almost black sand and clear, transparent water. Thick wild scrub and broad dunes encircle the beach.
Assistance NO
Localization Chiarone
Locality Capalbio

DUNA DI FENIGLIA     
Town Orbetello
Type Beach
Description This impressive beach is 7 km long and it has fine, white sand and is backed by a lush pine forest. It ends with the lagoon of Orbetello. It can easily be reached from Porto Ercole.
Assistance NO
Localization Feniglia
Locality Orbetello

FONTEBLANDA    
Town Fonteblanda
Type Beach
Description The beach is 20 metres wide and can be reached from the camping sites south of Talamone. The mouths of the Osa and Albegna Rivers come together at this sandy shore, skirted by a green pine grove.
Assistance NO
Localization Fonteblanda
Locality Fonteblanda

IL PURGATORIO    
Town Porto Ercole
Type Beach
Description This beach is 4 km far from Torre delle Cannelle going south and is dominated by the Torre Ciana. The road is fairly rough and its loveliest beaches--“La Ciana”, “Cala Piazzoni” and “the Filicaie”--can be reached only from the sea.
Assistance NO
Localization Il Purgatorio
Locality Monte Argentario

L' ACQUA DOLCE     
Town  Porto Ercole
Type Beach
Description This beautiful beach between Torre dell’Avvoltoio and Forte Stella is reacheable from a steepy path along the provincial road leading to Porto Ercole.
Assistance NO
Localization L' Acqua Dolce
Locality Monte Argentario

LA PILETTA    
Town  Porto Ercole
Type Beach
Description This beach is near Porto Ercole between Forte Stella and Rocca Spagnola. Easily reached from the provincial road. it has small, sandy shores. One is known as “Spiaggia delle Suore” (Nuns’ Beach).
Assistance NO
Localization La Piletta
Locality Monte Argentario

LE VISTE    
Town Porto Ercole
Type Beach
Description The beach is near Porto Ercole between Forte Stella and Rocca Spagnola. Easily reached from the provincial road, it has small, sandy shores. One is known as “Spiaggia delle Suore” (Nuns’ Beach).
Assistance NO
Localization Le Viste
Locality  Monte Argentario

MACCHIATONDA   
Town Capalbio Scalo
Type Beach
Description The beach can be reached going from the promontory of the Argentario toward Capalbio Scalo. It has almost black sand and clear, transparent water. Thick, wild scrub and broad dunes encircle the beach.
Assistance NO
Localization Macchiatonda
Locality Capalbio

PUNTA ALA     
Town Punta Ala
Type Beach
Description Punta Ala is a green, rocky spur characterized by a cliff overlooking the emerald sea. Most of its pretty coves can only be reached by the sea, however some of them are accessible from the forest paths near the promontory (Punta).
Assistance NO
Localization Promontorio di Punta Ala
Locality Punta Ala

PUNTA NERA     
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Beach
Description A small beach just below the riff leading to Porto Santo Stefano.
Assistance NO
Localization Punta Nera
Locality Monte Argentario

SBARCATELLO   
Town Porto Ercole
Type Beach
Description This beautiful beach between Torre dell’Avvoltoio and Forte Stella is reacheable from a steepy path along the provincial road leading to Porto Ercole.
Assistance  NO
Localization Lo Sbarcatello
Locality Monte Argentario
 
BAGNI DI DOMIZIANO
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Beach
Description The beach can be reached by leaving the provincial road and walking down a short path. The bay is below the Tower of Santa Liberata where there are the ruins of an antique Roman villa.
Assistance NO
Location Bagni di Domiziano

CALA DEL BOVE
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Bay
Description Cala del Bove is next to the exit for the beach of Cala del Gesso and it can only be reached from a path.
Assistance NO
Location Cala del Bove

CALA DEL GESSO
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Bay
Description This beach can be reached from the provincial road 700 metres beyond Cala Moresca following the signs for a paved turning. To get to the sea we have to take a footpath. This beach is ideal in low season as it is well protected from the wind.
Assistance NO
Location Cala del Gesso

CALA GRANDE
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Bay
Description The beach can be reached from a footpath after the Torre della Cacciarella. It is a beautiful section of coast where vegetation grows up to the sea. Another stretch of this beach near an oakgrove can be reached by following the path of the old “Fosso del Cauto”.
Assistance NO
Location Cala Grande

CALA MORESCA
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Bay
Description The pretty cove is named after the tower which dominates the beach. It is a stretch of a cliff, flat and with no sands. It is reached from the sea or from a private entrance on the provincial road. The isle of Argenatrola which faces the cove is a favorite for scuba excursions thank to a stunning submerged grotto with stalagmites and stalactites.
Assistance NO
Location Cala Moresca

CALA PICCOLA
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Bay
Description This beach is reached from the provincial road that leads directly to the terraced bathing establishments and the cliffs.
Assistance YES
Location Cala Piccola

IL POZZARELLO
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Beach
Description The beach can be reached from the provincial highway. There are bathing establishments and small public beaches.
Assistance NO
Location Pozzarello

IL SILURIPEDIO
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Beach
Description This beach can be reached from the village following Via Cimini. A small spring called “Acqua purgativa” (purgative water), containing sodium chloride and iodide, can also be reached from the same road.
Assistance NO
Location Porto S. Stefano

LA BIONDA
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Beach
Description The beach is accessible by walking 200 meters along the former railroad beyond the provincial highway. It is a small gravelly cove that opens on a remarkably emerald sea.
Assistance NO
Location La Bionda

LA CACCIARELLA
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Beach
Description The beach can be reached after having passed Torre di Lividonia: after Villa Miraglio, skirting along the lower edge. It can also be reached after about 500 meters but allows a glimpse of the charming “Grotta del Turco”.
Assistance NO
Location La Cacciarella

LA CALETTA
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Beach
Description La Caletta is a beach at the far western end of Porto S. Stefano with a bathing establishment just below "La Caletta Hotel".
Assistance NO
Location Porto S. Stefano

LA MARINELLA
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Beach
Description A small beach at the opposite side of the port next to Garibaldi dock.
Assistance NO
Location La Marinella

LA SANITA'
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Beach
Description Sanità (or “Il Moletto”) is a small sandy beach next to the Fortezza.
Assistance NO
Location La Sanità

LA SODA
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Beach
Description The beach can be reached from the provincial highway past the Tower of Santa Liberata. The beach has a small mooring, a stretch of public beach and an equipped area for sunbathers.
Assistance YES
Location La Soda

LE CANNELLE
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Beach
Description This beautiful gravelled beach can be reached taking the road to La Maddelena for one km. Its name comes from the tower that dominates the beach.
Assistance NO
Location Le Cannelle

MAR MORTO
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Beach
Description This beach is reached by taking the provincial road to the locality of Maddelena. Parking the car, you walk down a path leading to the sea. This stretch of sea is known for its calm water and a spring of slightly sulphurous water.
Assistance NO
Location Mar Morto

VIAREGGIO
Town Porto Santo Stefano
Type Beach
Description Viareggio is the second beach of Porto S. Stefano and it is situated below the port’s secondary breakwater and can be reached only by passing a section of a cliff.
Assistance NO
Location Viareggio
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