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Beaches of Vieste

 

Crovatico Grande

The bay of Crovatico Grande located on the Gargano promontory near the town of Vieste, is accessible only through a camping located inland. It offers good tourist services such as renting of sun umbrellas, beach chairs, showers, bar and parking. The beach is of fine sand and crystal clear sea. Crovatico Grande can be reached from the SP52 that goes from the town of Peschici to that of Vieste.

  • Type of beach: 80% sand - 20% reefs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: can access but no particular service
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.928781, 16.100549 (41°55'43.6''N 16°6'1.9''E)

 

 

Crovatico Piccola

Crovatico Piccola, located on the Gargano promontory near Vieste, is a sandy and untouched beach surrounded by pine trees and Mediterranean vegetation. There are no services available and only accessible on foot. Crovatico Piccola can be reach from the SP52 from Peschici to Vieste.

  • Type of beach: 80% sand - 20% reefs
  • Services : no
  • Access for the disabled: access difficult
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.927615, 16.103961 (41°55'39.4''N 16°6'14.2''E)

 

 

Baia La Chianca

The Baia della Chianca is a nice bay with a beautiful beach with fine and soft sand and clean blue sea. Access to the beach is free, there are, however, services for renting umbrellas and sunbeds, also a bar, showers and toilets. At about 40 metres off the coast there is an easily accessible small island called 'La Chianca'. Baia della Chianca can be easily reached from the SP52 that goes from Peschici to Vieste.

  • Type of beach: 80% sand - 20% reefs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: can access but no particular service
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.927599, 16.108231 (41°55'39''N 16°6'29.6''E)

 

 

Baia dei Lombardi

Baia dei Lombardi is located near Vieste on the Gargano promontory in Puglia. There is, here, a long beach of fine sand, called Scialmarino, with several organised lidos offering services for bathing throughout the all beach but, also, with many free spaces. The beach with fine sand and clean blue sea. It faces the north winds but it is protected from those from the south. Baia dei Lombardi can be easily reached through the SP52 that goes from Vieste to Peschici.

  • Type of beach: 80% sand - 20% reefs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: can access but no particular service
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.918398, 16.118112 (41°55'6.2''N 16°7'5.2''E)

 

 

Baia di Molinella

Baia di Molinella is located near the town of Vieste along the coast of the Gargano promontory in Puglia. The beach located inside the Molinella bay is enclosed between two large and high spurs covered with pine trees and Mediterranean vegetation. It faces south-east and it is well sheltered from the north winds and also, thanks to the high spurs, to those from the south. The sandy beach is easily accessible and offers services for renting umbrellas and sun chairs. Baia di Molinella can be easily reached by taking the SP52 from Vieste to Peschici.

  • Type of beach: 80% sand - 20% reefs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: can access but no particular service
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.906429, 16.150717 (41°54'23.1''N 16°9'2.5''E)

 

 

Spiaggia di Braico

The Spiaggia di Braico (Braico beach) is located near the town of Vieste on the north-east side of the Gargano promontory of Puglia. It is a small and characteristic beach surrounded by pine trees and Mediterranean vegetation. Access to the beach is only possible through a residence located inland. This same residence also offers services on the beach, including bars and restaurants. The Braico beach can be reached from the SP52 that runs between the town of Vieste and that of Peschici.

  • Type of beach: 60% sand - 40% reefs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: can access but no particular service
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.901834, 16.153198 (41°54'6.6''N 16°9'11.5''E)

 

 

Baia di Punta Lunga

Baia di Punta Lunga is located on the north-east side of the Gargano promontory at few km from the town of Vieste. There is here a nice beach accessible only through the village of Punta Lunga. This same resort offers rental services of umbrellas and sun chairs, plus bars and showers. It is protected from the north winds thanks to a long spur, hence the name Punta Lunga (Long Point). Baia di Punta Lunga is easily reached from the SP52 that connects Vieste to Peschici.

  • Type of beach: 80% sand - 20% reefs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: can access but no particular service
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.900245, 16.153863 (41°54''0.8''N 16°9'13.9''E)

 

 

Baia di Defensola

Baia di Defensola is located on the Gargano promontory not far from the town of Vieste. Inside the bay there is a small beach accessible only on foot. There are here spaces of free use of the beach but there is also an organised lido for renting umbrellas and sun chairs. It offers other services such as a bar and a restaurant. Very characteristic and not much crowded. Baia di Defensola can be reached from the SP52 that goes from the town of Vieste to that of Peschici.

  • Type of beach: 80% sand - 20% reefs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: can access but no particular service
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.895281, 16.157719 (41°53'43''N 16°9'27.7''E)

 

 

Baia degli Aranci

Inside the beautiful Baia degli Aranci, located just next to the town of Vieste on the Gargano promontory, there is a long beach called of San Lorenzo. There are here various services with organised lidos but also vast spaces of free beach. All beach lidos offer rentals of umbrellas, sun chairs as well as services of showers and bars. Also available a large car park next to the beach. Baia degli Aranci can be easily accessed form the town of Vieste both on foot and by any other means of transport.

  • Type of beach: 80% sand - 20% reefs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: disabled: can access but no particular service
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.889012, 16.164397 (41°53'20.4''N 16°9'51.8''E)

 

 

Pizzomunno

The Pizzomunno beach, just south of Vieste on the Gargano promontory, is so named for the limestone monolith located on the north side of the beach and it is one of the longest beach of the Gargano (about 2 km). Very beautiful and with many organised lidos spreading along almost all its entire length. On the south side, where there are some streams of sea water, the beach is for the most part free to use and without services. Another organised lido is located at the end of the beach next to a high cliff. Pizzomunno beach can be reached by walking south form the town of Vieste or by the SS89 Garganica that goes from Vieste to Mattinata.

  • Type of beach: 90% sand - 10% reefs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: can access but no particular service
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.867891, 16.175515 (41°52'4.4''N 16°10'31.8''E)

 

 

Portonuovo

Portonuovo, located south of Vieste on the Gargano promontory, is a very wide and fairly long beach, about 700 meters and, also, very characteristic for a small island located just off the beach. It is a very well organised beach with lidos and, at the same time, with large public areas. There are here some streams along the beach that reach the vegetation inland which is, for the most part, still untouched. Easily accessible through various entrances all along the beach. Portonuovo beach can be reached from the SS89 Garganica that runs between the town of Vieste and that of Mattinata.

  • Type of beach: 80% sand - 20% reefs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: can access but no particular service
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.846340, 16.179770 (41°50'46''N 16°10'47''E)

 

 

Baia di San Felice

Baia di San Felice is located on the Gargano promontory in Puglia. Inside the San Felice bay there are two relatively small beaches surrounded by pine trees and Mediterranean vegetation. The bay is well protected from the north winds thanks to its depth. On the north of the beach there is a famous rocky shaped arc. La Baia di San Felice can be reached from the SP53 that runs along the coast from Vieste to Mattinata.

  • Type of beach: 20% sand - 80% reefs
  • Services : no
  • Access for the disabled: access difficult
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.829055, 16.188979 (41°49'44.5''N 16°11'20.3''E)

 

 

Baia dei Campi

Baia dei Campi is located south of Vieste on the Gargano promontory between Vieste and Mattinata. Inside the Baia dei Campi there is one of the few beaches on the Gargano where there are no organised lidos and is therefore freely accessible. The beach is surrounded by green pine trees and an island offshore. It can be reached going through a camping located inside or walking along the coast. Baia dei Campi can be reached from the SP53 that runs along the south coast of the Gargano promontory from Vieste to Mattinata.

  • Type of beach: 30% sand - 70% reefs
  • Services : no
  • Access for the disabled: access difficult
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.815300, 16.194804 (41°48'55''N 16°11'41.2''E)

 

 

Baia di Porto Greco

Baia di Porto Greco is located south of the town of Vieste on the Gargano promontory in Puglia. Inside the Baia of Porto Greco there is a small beach accessible through a tortuous path after parking on the road that goes from Vieste to Mattinata. It is a type of beach with gravel and high sea bed. There are no organized lidos. Baia di Porto Greco can be reached from the SP53 that runs along the south coast of the Gargano promontory from Vieste to Mattinata.

  • Type of beach: 20% sand - 80% reefs
  • Services : no
  • Access for the disabled: access difficult
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.799957, 16.192653 (41°47'59.8''N 16°11'33''E)

 

 

Baia di Porto Piatto

Baia di Porto Piatto is located along the south coast of the Gargano promontory on the road between Vieste and Mattinata. The beach inside the Porto Piatto bay is small and entirely managed by a resort located inland and accessible only through this resort. The beach sand is of gravel kind and has all the necessary services provided by the resort. Baia di Porto Piatto can be reached using the SP54 that runs along the coast of the Gargano promontory.

  • Type of beach: 80% sand - 20% reefs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: can access but no particular service
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.789269, 16.188964 (41°47'21.3''N 16°11'20.2''E)

 

 

Pugnochiuso

Pugnochiuso is a popular Gargano beach accessible only through the resort located inland, the same that offers all the services on the beach. Most of the beach is covered by umbrellas and sun chairs provided by the organised lidos, with little chance of finding free space. Pugnochiuso beach can be reached from the SP54 that runs south of the Gargano promontory between Vieste and Mattinata.

  • Type of beach: 80% sand - 20% reefs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: can access but no particular service
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.785377, 16.187485 (41°47'7.3''N 16°11'14.9''E)

 

 

Cala della Pergola

Cala della Pergola is located on the south-east side of the Gargano promontory in Puglia. Inside Cala della Pergola there is a small beach easily accessible and reachable by car. There are no services available. It is a very nice beach with sand of the gravel kind and high waters. Cala della Pergola is reachable using the SP54 that runs along the coast of the Gargano from Vieste to Mattinata.

  • Type of beach: 80% sand - 20% reefs
  • Services : no
  • Access for the disabled: can access but no particular service
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.779273, 16.186486 (41°46'45.3''N 16°11'11.3''E)

 

 

Baia di Vignanotica

Baia di Vignanotica is located on the south-east coast of the Gargano promontory in Puglia, between Vieste and Mattinata. The bay is characterized by a high cliff that runs for most of its length. The beach inside this bay is one of the best of the Gargano, well served with organised lidos. Baia di Vignanotica can be reached from the SP53 by following directions to Vignanotica Camping.

  • Type of beach: 20% sand - 80% reefs
  • Services : yes
  • Access for the disabled: can access but no particular service
  • Coordinates Lat-Long: 41.761373, 16.164793 (41°45'40.9''N 16°9'53.2''E)

 

 

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