Enchanting porphyry cliffs embrace a hamlet that was once a fishing village and today a tourist resort in the Trinità d'Agultu and Vignola area. The landscape looks like a postcard and the name comes from the Isola Rossa, or Red Island, an islet 500 meters from the coast. The town’s houses and the sea are separated by a long stretch of soft sand with a light colour, with golden reflections and pebbles near the shore, Spiaggia Longa. The sea will delight you with its emerald green hues and transparency, with a shallow sandy bottom in the first stretch. Further offshore it becomes rocky and is a favourite of snorkellers for the great variety of fish that call it home. But there is more to do than just exploring the seabed: you can rent canoes, pedal boats, rafts and jet skis and even go water skiing, while from the nearby port you can go explore the Gallura coastline and the Maddalena archipelago.