The Marina has an uncontaminated environment, with a 40 kilometers long coastline characterized by a naturalistic oasis, tiny bays and capes sprinkled with transparent water, scented by essences of Mediterranean. Neolithic civilizations populated these coasts, leaving numerous nuraghes perfectly preserved, then Phoenicians and barbarian invasions in XVII century moved the existing village in the inlands. The road leading to Cagliari in an hour’s time is characterized by stunning panoramic glimpses.
On the West side of the Marina there are many wonderful beaches, Su Portu de S’Arena with the Budello Tower, a mark of Spanish domination; Tueredda beach, one of the most beautiful in Sardinia, in a gorgeous inlet between Capo Malfatano and Capo Spartivento where the thick vegetation reaches the sea. Surfers and sailors love this locality for its favourable exposure to the winds.
Local handcraft is well known and much appreciated, in particular as regards the production of needleworks and the peculiar terracotta pipes with brass lids. Traditional cuisine has continued to be linked to traditional flavours, with skilful use of natural aromas like myrtle, marjoram and mint.
The art of preparing and cooking meat is perfectly integrated with local wine production, which includes quality wines like the celebrated Carignano del Sulcis.