Quartu Sant’Elena is a comune of the City of Cagliari especially popular with younger homeowners due to its location near to Poeto beach and lower prices than in central Cagliari.
Situated to the east of the city on the other side of the Sella del Diavolo (‘Devil’s Saddle’). With many shops and facilities, it is certainly not a seasonal location with plenty to do all year round. It has great access to the whole of Cagliari City, with the city center and airport only 15 minutes away by car.
You will also find the Molentargius park which is situated on a serious of salt settling ponds which attract many flamingos and other wildlife.
Beyond the park is Poeto beach, the largest sand beach in Sardinia which stretches for about 8 km and is the main beach used by the whole of Cagliari and has many bars, restaurants and nightlife all year round.