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Beaches of Polignano a mare

Polignano a mare

 

Cala Porto

Cala Porto

Cala Porto, also called Lama Monachile, is located just outside the centre of the town. Here, there is a nice beach made of pebbles with a crystal clear emerald waters. It is definitely one of the most beautiful beaches of Polignano mainly for its location below the old town and the surrounding high cliffs. There is a beautiful view of this beach from one of the terraces of the city. This beach can be reached on foot from the city centre by taking the steps on the left just before Lama Monachile bridge.

  • Type of beach: 20% sand - 80% reefs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: can access but no particular service
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 40.996700, 17.219237 (40°59'48.1"N 17°13'09.2"E)

 

 

Cala Paguro

This is certainly one of the most characteristic and busiest places along the coast near Polignano a mare. Within the bay there are two beaches, one used as a small boat harbour and, the other, as beach for bathers where you can also rent pedal boats. Cala Paguro is located north of Cala Ponte, after Cala Grottone. To get there take Via San Vito from the city centre of Polignano and drive for about 1 km.

  • Type of beach: 40% sand - 60% low cliffs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: No easy access or services for disabled
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 40.998965, 17.214171 (40° 59' 56''N 17° 12' 51''E)

 

 

Cala Cavallo

The beach of Cala Cavallo is located north of Cala Ponte. It is a quite small sandy beach, of free access and ideal for families. Cala Cavallo can be reached by taking via San Vito from Polignano a mare. The beach is located immediately after the port of Polignano a Mare.

  • Type of beach: 30% sand - 70% low cliffs
  • Services : no
  • Access for the disabled: No easy access or services for disabled
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.007874, 17.199775 (41° 0' 28''N 17° 11' 59''E)

 

 

Cala San Vito

The sandy beach of San Vito, just next to the Abbey and the tower of San Vito, is located about 3 kilometres north of Polignano a Mare. Cala San Vito is easily reached by taking Via San Vito from the city centre of Polignano a mare.

  • Type of beach: 40% sand - 60% low cliffs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: Access and services for disabled available
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.013484, 17.192876 (41° 0' 48''N 17° 11' 34''E)

 

 

Cala San Giovanni

The beach of Cala San Giovanni is located north of the Abbey of San Vito. It is a sandy beach with a lido that offers rental services such as chairs, sun umbrellas and showers. To get there take via San Vito from Polignano a mare, going north. Cala San Giovanni is just after Cala San Vito.

  • Type of beach: 40% sand - 60% low cliffs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: Access and services for disabled available
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.017888, 17.186911 (41° 1' 4.3''N 17° 11' 12.8''E)

 

 

Cala Fetente

Cala fetente is the first beach located on the north side of Polignano a mare. It is a very pretty bay with a small island off the coast and a sandy beach. A lively place during summer evenings with music and concerts. To get there take the road heading north, via San Vito, and keep driving after Cala San Vito and Cala San Giovanni. You will find signs along the way.

  • Type of beach: 40% sand - 60% low cliffs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: Access and services for disabled available
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.025998, 17.176654 (41° 1' 33''N 17° 10'' 35''S)

 

 

Cala Incina

Cala Incina is the only interesting beach on the south side of Polignano. It is a natural area of particular beauty with a defensive tower. The beach is small but sandy and surrounded by high cliffs. To get there take via Pompeo Sarnelli, from Polignano a Mare centre, and drive south for about 3 km. You will find signs for Cala or Torre Incina along the way.

  • Type of beach: 30% sand - 70% low cliffs
  • Services : no
  • Access for the disabled: No easy access or services for disabled
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 40.978364, 17.257882 (40° 58' 42''N 17° 15' 28''E)

 

 

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