If you want to make a vacation or a summer break that don’t cost you a fortune and do not involve many hours of flights, then Sardinia is just what you are looking for!
This island has all the right ingredients to experience an unforgettable holiday. So Yes! You don’t need to go to the other side of the planet to find some of the best beaches in the world.
You can have them right here…in the Mediterranean sea
Here’s 10 Beaches in Sardinia that will make you think you are in the Caribbean!
Cala Goloritzè – Baunei
CALA GOLORITZE’ – BAUNEI
This amazing beach it’s located north of Arbatax, in the South of the Gulf of Orosei. Cala Goloritzé can be reached via two routes: by car or by sea. By land you can take a trekking trip from Su Porteddu. From here, there are trails that lead to Cala Luna and continue to Cala Goloritzè which is definitely the most spectacular beach in Ogliastra.
Ultra-transparent water has a backdrop of about 30 meters and has a slightly colder temperature than other bays due to the presence of frozen water streams from the nearby river.
There are no beach services which makes a Totally uncontaminated paradise. Truly amazing!
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Porto Istana beach – Olbia
This beach is located a short distance from Porto San Paolo, near Murta Maria south of Olbia. White sand and emerald sea. The beach is connected to Olbia with a bus service.
Porto Istana is actually a set of four beaches separated from each other by small rocky bands.
The sand is made of fine and white sand that gently slopes towards the emeralds waters, so it is particularly suitable for bathing especially for children.
Situated in front of the island of Tavolara is the destination of numerous enthusiasts of divers and surfers
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spiaggia del Principe – Arzachena
Principe Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Smeralda. Its name is related to Prince Aga Khan, a passionate goer of this beach (and founder of the Costa Smeralda). Fine sand bordered by rocks and surrounded by Mediterranean scrub.
The color and the clarity of this sea are due to the particular backdrop of sand and granite. This small beach is often considered the most beautiful of Costa Smeralda and one of the most beautiful beaches in Sardinia
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Porto Giunco beach – Villasimius
PORTO GIUNCO BEACH – VILLASIMIUS
The beach of Porto Giunco is just a short distance from the town of Villasimus about 40 km from Cagliari. The crystal clear sea is so clear and transparent that it looks like a Caribbean beach.
It has a white and thin sand bottom. Its waters are light blue and this has attracted numerous advertisers, which have made it an unbeatable scenery of their spots.
In the area is the Notteri pond, where you can admire several specimens of pink flamingos
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La Pelosa beach – Stintino
A true paradise in the heart of the Mediterranean. Located in the gulf of Asinara, in the extreme northwestern tip of Sardinia, just 2 Km from the village of Stintino.
Definitely one of the most beautiful beach in Italy and Europe. A natural paradise with thin sand and shallow water for tens of meters. The tower – dating back to 1578 – is the symbol of the beach, which can be reached on foot after crossing another delightful cove, the Pelosetta.
Curiosity related to its name: it is said to be called “La Pelosa” (the hairy in talian) for the presence of sea straw, and Mediterranean vegetation made of long and fine tufts
Tuerredda beach – Teulada
Tuerredda beach is one of the most appreciated of Sardinia. It is located on the south coast, only few Km from Chia and about 58 Km from Cagliari.
Particularly its geomorphology consists of a very suggestive creek that overlooks a colorful sea in all shades of blue: from turquoise to emerald green to deep blue, recalling the style of the Caribbean beaches.
The beach is an expanse of fine and candy sand, suitable for those who love relaxation, perfect beach for families with children , because of the waters not too deep.
Nice to swim towards the small tower islet about 100 meters from the beach (hence the name Tuerredda )
Santa Giusta beach – Costa rei
One of the most popular beaches of South-east Sardinia in the municipality of Castiadas. The water temperature becomes quite mild because here the bottom is lower, making it a true natural pool
The beach is characterized by the presence of a large granite rock on the right side of the coast. It seems to be the privileged destination of the fisherman Peppino, from which takes its name “The Rock of Peppino”
This is also an ideal destionation for families with children which love to climb to the rocks and take dips into the mild waters
Su Giudeu beach – Chia
SU GIUDEU BEACH – CHIA
Su Giudeu one of the most beautiful beaches of Chia in the south of Sardinia. Long, clear sand and blue intense waters. Surrounded by dunes up to 20 meters high.
On the right of the coast, there is the Su Giudeu’s isle: a huge rock, on which, in the spring, it is common to graze the goats.
You can reach it partly by walking on the sandy bottom – that sometimes emerges completely from the water – partly by swimming for a few tens of meters. From above you can admire the panorama of the coast of Chia.
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Cala Brandinchi – San Teodoro
A long dream beach, with fine white sand and turquoise water. The green of the pine forest and the Mediterranean scrub is made even more intense by the extraordinary colors of the sea that are reminiscent of those of Polynesia.
In the low season, this stretch of coastline gives its maximum splendor, especially from September to June: enchanting vegetation, fine white sand and sea transparency reach the TOP!
Punta Molentis beach – Villasimius
Punta Molentis beach is located on the south-east coast between Villasimius and Costa Rei. It’s about 6 Km from Villasimius. It’s made up of finely fine sand, with small pink streaks in the shore.
The crystalline sea creates a beautiful color that varies from light emerald green to turquoise to blue.
It’s fairly sheltered by the wind, it is also surrounded by a dense and florid Mediterranean scrub. On the promontory overlooking the beach of Punta Molentis, once stood the Nuraghe of Punta Molentis whose remains are today and where one can admire a splendid view
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