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Beaches of Otranto

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Alimini

The beach of Laghi Alimini is located about 8 km north of Otranto, on the Adriatic coast of Salento, and it is part of the protected reserve of the Alimini Lakes. This long beach of fine white sand is located next to the Lago Alimini Grande. Along its entire length are various commercial lidos, although there are many areas that are free to access. The beach can be reached via the SP 366, which connects Otranto to Torre dell'Orso.

  • Type of beach: 100% sand
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: can access but no particular service
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 40.183054, 18.471016 (40°10'59.0"N 18°28'15.7"E)

 

 

Baia dei Turchi

Baia dei Turchi is located on the Adriatic coast of Puglia, north of the town of Otranto. It is a lovely beach, enclosed within a bay that is accessible only on foot. The whole area around the beach is full of wild and unspoiled vegetation. The usual beach services are available. Baia dei Turchi is located about 6.5 km north of Otranto and can be reached via the SP 366, which runs from Otranto to Torre dell'Orso.

  • Type of beach: 80% sand - 20% reefs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: access difficult
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 40.200843, 18.459385 (40°12'3''N 18°27'33''E)

 

 

Porto Badisco

Porto Badisco, located about 20 km south of Otranto, is a very popular tourist resort. Inside a deep cove with high cliffs there is a small sandy beach surrounded by trees and Mediterranean vegetation. The beach is free to access. Grotta dei Cervi is located near Porto Badisco, famous for the original Graffiti of the Neolithic period. Porto Badisco can be reached using the SP87.

  • Type of beach: sandy
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: can access but no particular servic
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 40.081705, 18.482069 (40°4'53''N 18°28'56''E)

 

 

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