10 Best Beaches in Sardinia

When one speaks of Sardinia, the splendid landscape of the beaches all over the island immediately comes to mind. The crystal clear sea, the white sand, the lush vegetation, and the scent of myrtle in the air. Sardinia, however, has so many beaches that it is difficult to choose the most beautiful, so we have come to give you a hand.

For example, there are beaches more suitable for families or for those who love snorkeling. In addition, there are beaches suitable for those who love nature and landscape other beaches near the city to live the best Sardinian nightlife.

Here, then, our choice of 10 beaches to see and experience on vacation in Sardinia.

Cala Goritzé

Cala Goritzé Beach, Sardinia

This is certainly one of the most photographed Sardinian beaches and is located near Arbatax and the Costa Orientale Sarda in Ogliastra. The seabed here is very transparent and about 30 meters deep that really invites you to dive.

The beach is formed by white pebbles, making it one of the most special beaches of its kind. The water, in general, is a little ‘colder than the other beaches because of the current of ice water from the rivers in the surrounding area.

Absolutely forbidden to collect pebbles and bring boats within 300 meters of the shore. This beach is suitable for those who like untouched and wild situations.

Cala Coticcio

Cala Coticcio Beach, Sardinia

Cala Coticcio, also known as “Tahiti”, is a beach on the island of Caprera in the north of Sardinia in the archipelago of La Maddalena. Thin white sand and crystal clear sea.

It will seem to be in a sort of natural swimming pool with turquoise waters, an aquarium with many fish and starfish that, being the whole area a nature reserve, you can not and should not collect.

Therefore suitable for those who love snorkeling and those who want to treat themselves to days of paradisiacal beauty of the beach.

Putzu Idu

Putzu Idu beach, Sardinia

In Putzu Idu, you will find a very fine white sand with shades that tend towards gray. Surrounded by the Saline extends from S’Arena Scoada and Mandriola in the area of Oristano.

Putzu Idu is a beach suitable for those who go on vacation with children as the water is very clear and very low.

You can also visit by the sea the island of Mal di Ventre with organized trips to the reef and fishing tourism routes.

Also suitable for people with disabilities and scuba diving lovers. When the wind blows here, you can also find people who practice windsurfing.

Le Bombarde

Le Bombarde Beach, Sardinia

Le Bombarde is a beach near Alghero, composed of a very clear beach. The beach is often very crowded, but you can find organized structures that will make you spend a nice day at the beach, thanks to the bathing establishments.

Near Le Bombarde, you can also visit the regional natural park of Porto Conte, a reserve that until a few years ago was subject to landfill points. In this pine forest, you will find maritime pine, eucalyptus, and various Mediterranean vegetation that will make you live the Sardinian spirit fully.

Cala Signora

Cala Signora beach, Sardinia

We are on the small island of Sant’Antioco in the south of Sardinia, and just 10 km from the town, there is a small gulf characterized by the typical rock and a crystal clear and clean sea that only in this area you will be able to recognize perfectly.

Swimming, it is possible to reach a cave that can also be reached on foot. However, you will have to park your car in the village “I Ciclopi” and cross the not steep slope of the cave. This beach is suitable for families with children. Given the shallow water and snorkeling enthusiasts, it will give you a unique underwater landscape thanks to its rocky wall.

Masua

Masua Beach, Sardinia

This beach located in the south of Sardinia near Iglesias is one of the most characteristics of the landscape that will give you strong emotions.

On the horizon in fact you can admire the Faraglione di Pan di Zucchero. No, it is not sweet! Its name derives from its light color thanks to the limestone rock of which it is composed and 133 meters high.

Just the Faraglione can be reached from the beach of Masua, where you will find everything you need for excursions and boating. Strongly recommended crossing the two arches of the Faraglione; surely you will be amazed at the beauty.

Capriccioli

Capriccioli beach, Sardinia

The beach of Capriccioli, located northeast of Arzachena in the province of Olbia Tempio, has a very fine sandy bottom and clear at times with grayish shades, alternating with massive granite rocks.

Around the Mediterranean maquis with cysts, olive and pine trees divided in two by huge granite boulders.

From here, with a boat, you can reach the island of Mortorio, a naturalistic oasis rich in vegetation and rocks of shapes and colors of great beauty.

The beach of Capriccioli has a low sandy bottom suitable for families with small children. Finally, if you go on vacation with people who have disabilities or problems with motor skills, this beach will do for you as it is one of the best-equipped beaches of Sardinia, with the possibility to book umbrellas and deck chairs.

Tuerredda

Tuerredda,Sardinia

Let’s go back to the south near Cagliari, in a beautiful cove between Capo Malfatano and Capo Spartivento, a few kilometers from Chia. Tuerredda is considered one of the most beautiful beaches of Sardinia. Thanks to its clear and fine sand and the transparent color of the sea, you will feel like being in the Caribbean.

In front of the islet Tuerredda, about 100 meters from the shore, reachable with a swim in a few minutes. Right on the island, you can spend a few hours lying on the beach or the warm and smooth rocks. You can already imagine yourself there, can’t you?

Cala Coticcio

Cala Coticcio, also known as “Tahiti,” is a beach on the island of Caprera in the north of Sardinia in the archipelago of La Maddalena. Thin white sand and crystal clear sea.

It will seem to be in a sort of natural swimming pool with turquoise waters, an aquarium with many fish and starfish that, being the whole area a nature reserve, you can not and should not collect.

Therefore suitable for those who love snorkeling and those who want to treat themselves to days of paradisiacal beauty of the beach.

La Pelosa

La Pelosa Beach, Sardinia, Italy

La Pelosa is certainly one of the most famous beaches of Sardinia. In the north, in the province of Sassari, and in front of the island of Piana and Asinara, you can find this white beach with transparent waters.

A white and fine beach and water with color shades ranging from turquoise to blue.

To complete the perfect picture on the area also stands the ancient Saracen tower of Falcone, a granite rock reached on foot. The landscape between the beach and the islands on the horizon appears a rich and varied world enriched by a unique backdrop. Suitable then for those who love not only the seascape but also underwater.

Porto Giunco

Porto Giunco Beach, Sardinia

Porto Giunco is located near Villasimius in the south of Sardinia and is characterized by a bottom of white sand and thin. Its waters are blue, and you will surely have seen them in advertisements when talking about the Sardinian sea. In this area, you can also find the pond of Notteri to keep you company with pink flamingos!

This beach is full of services and suitable for people with disabilities. Still, not only: bars, refreshments, and nightclubs make the area certainly suitable for those who want to spend a vacation in the Sardinian nightlife.

The low seabed instead makes it suitable for families with children. When the wind blows, this beach becomes the ideal destination for surfers and is also loved for diving and snorkeling.