Porto Rotondo

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Porto Rotondo
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Porto Rotondo

Porto Rotondo is a smart, purpose-built marina and residential development on the famous Costa Smeralda of Sardinia between Punta Nuraghe and Punta Volpe about five miles south of the Maddalena archipelago. Although less famous than its upmarket neighbour Porto Cervo 15 miles to the north, it is in many ways a less pretentious and architecturally more attractive haven for a yacht cruising the NE coast of Sardinia. Developed from the 1960s onwards by a Venetian-led consortium, the harbour has a decidedly Venetian flavour to it - the main square is even called Piazzetta San Marco.

Charts

See Sardinia.

Weather

See Italy.

Passages

See Mediterranean.

Islands

There are three small islands, Isola Soff'i, I'sola Le Camere and Isola Mortorio, five miles to the NNE. The islands are a lesser-known part of the Maddalena Archipelago National Park.

Communication

Add here VHF channel for the coastguard, harbor masters. etc.

Also see World Cruiser's Nets.

Navigation

The approach is free from dangers, although strong northerlies send a swell down into the entrance. A course of 130 degrees leads straight through the entrance.

Berthing

The entire inlet of Porto Rotondo is organized as a marina.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Marina di Porto Rotondo

Marina di Porto Rotondo/wiki/Porto_Rotondo#Marina_di_Porto_Rotondo
Marina icon Marina di Porto Rotondo [[Porto Rotondo#Marina di Porto Rotondo|Marina di Porto Rotondo]] 41°01.753'N, 009°32.674'E

The marina has a total of 650 berths on concrete quays, of which 65 are supposedly reserved for yachts in transit. Depths range from 1.0 - 6.0 metres. Yachts of up to 80 metres can be accommodated (although the very biggest yacths will be berthed on the outside quay). The marina offers a full range of services, including water and electricity at all berths, WCs and showers, WiFi (against payment), slipway, crane (5T) and travel lift (20T) and fuel station.

reservation@marinadiportorotondo.it; Tel: +39 (789) 34 203; Fax: +39 (789) 34 368; VHF channel 09
Address: Marina di Porto Rotondo , Ufficio Direzionale Marina Casella Postale n. 328, 07026 Porto Rotondo (OT), Italy
Hours: Summer: morning: 8:30 - 13:00; afternoon: 15:30 - 19:00; Winter: 8:30 - 13:00; afternoon: 15:30 - 18:00

Gulf of Marinella

Porto Oro Palumbalza

Porto Oro Palumbalza/wiki/Porto_Rotondo#Porto_Oro_Palumbalza
Marina icon Porto Oro Palumbalza [[Porto Rotondo#Porto Oro Palumbalza|Porto Oro Palumbalza]] 41°00.598'N, 009°33.250'E

Located in the Gulf of Marinella at a tiny private harbour of a hotel complex connected to the sea by 50m long 15m wide channel. 45 berths (3 in transit ?); LOA < 15m; draft 1.8-3 m.

info@portooropalumbalza.com; Tel: +39 (287) 369 100; Fax: +39 (287) 369 110; VHF channel 09
Hours: 8:00-20:00

Anchorages

There are several anchorages to the west of Porto Rotondo in the Gulf of Cugnana and to the east in the Gulf of Marinella. The anchorages get very busy in high season. Less busy and better sheltered is the delightful Cala di Volpe five miles to the north, where a yacht can anchor in 5.0 -10.0 metres of crystal clear water over a white sand bottom.

Amenities

Facilities
Water at all berths
Electricity at all berths
Toilets In both marinas
Showers In both marinas
Laundry In both marinas
Garbage In the marinas
Supplies
Fuel Fuel station
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers None
Services
Repairs Mechanical and electrical repairs can be organized through the harbour office
Internet WiFi In both marinas
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals Several rental outlets in marina

Provisioning

Minimarket and boutiques in the marina.

Eating out

Several bars and restaurants around the marina.

Transportation

List transportation (local and/or international.)

Tourism

List places of interest, tours, etc.

Friends

Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.

Forums

List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)

Links

List links external to the wiki such as in Wikipedia & Wikivoyage.

References

See Italy.

Comments

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