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EXPERIENCE THE BEST SARDINIA BEACHES, HOTELS, RESORTS & TOURS AT A BARGAIN PRICE!

 

NEW! Last Updated: October 2018

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Every Year, around March/May, like a Swiss clock,  my friends start emailing me with the same old request:  “Clelia, this summer I really want to go to Sardinia! Can you recommend the best places/beaches and how to find cheap Hotels, Resorts and Villas in Sardinia?”

So I thought.. well, I have a travel blog now and I’ve been so lucky to be born in one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Let me share everything I know about it!


WHAT ABOUT DISCOVERING MORE OF ITALY?

After reading this one, check out my in-depth article on the best ITALY ROAD TRIP AMAZING ITINERARY! a marvelous itinerary starting in Rome and ending in the stunning Lake Como! 



POPULAR CELEBRITIES LOVING SARDINIA!
Sardinia is the perfect place if you are into spotting celebrities, among the stars that have spent their holidays in Sardinia: Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Francesco Totti and recently, in July 2017 even Roger Federer!


Recently even  Seth Kugel, New York Times columnist wrote a touching article of his visit to Sardinia explaining why my island and its people are so special!



INDEX: CLICK ON THE CHAPTER AND SKIP THE REST!



WATCH MY NEW VIDEO OF THE BEST BEACHES IN THE GOLFO DI OROSEI!

Jaw Dropping material!




PROS AND CONS TO GO TO SARDINIA ON HOLIDAY:

 

Before you decide to take a plane and visit Sardinia, I put together a list of Pros and Cons to give you an idea of what to expect:

 

PROS:


The sea:

 

Almost 2000 km of coasts with turquoise transparent sandy beaches that have nothing to envy to the Caribbean. In fact, people who’ve been to the Caribbeans and to Sardinia as well, usually prefer the latter in terms of colors of the sea. As a matter of fact, in October 2016 I moved to Mexico and I love it, but for a Sardinian person it is truly difficult to get impressed when it comes to the beaches!We don’t have the coral barrier like in the tropical countries, but there are areas in Sardinia where scuba diving and snorkeling is still very interesting.

Weather:

 

Sardinian weather is usually very nice, sunny and warm from May until September/October, which gives you plenty of choices to decide the best period for you to book your perfect holiday! There are people from Northern Europe and Russia who come to Sardinia in what we consider to be the “colder months” (from October to February) and still find it very enjoyable! The best season starts from June and ends in September, when the weather is usually still stable and warm every day, after that, it’s a bit of a Russian Roulette!

Variety:

 

You can find both quiet and relaxing places or very mundane (mostly VIP) ones, beautiful beaches, Cultural/Historical sites, and not to mention a very tasty and filling cuisine! My favorite Sardinian dish is “Spaghetti alla Bottarga” and “Tallarinus”. I will be talking about what you should try in terms of food in my new Sardinia section, so stay tuned, a lot more coming up soon!

For everyone:

 

From the Sultan of Brunei, with a Yacht resembling the size of a transatlantic boat to the young penniless backpacker, Sardinia offers all kind of deals. Very cheap accommodation in lovely villas, and super expensive luxurious resorts with everything you could dream of  (and much more, for a super fancy and comfortable Holiday).

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CONS:


High season prices:

 

They can be REALLY expensive if you don’t book way in advance. Same applies for flights and boats: last minutes purchases can be either really expensive or not available anymore. Best time to book is March/April. Don’t miss my article on “Why visit Sardinia in September/October

 


 

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Crowds:

 

During peak season, it can get very crowded, especially on the touristic beaches. You can easily avoid it by visiting in June/September. It goes without saying that the more beautiful a place is, the more you have to fight to find your little piece of paradise, and get ready to share it!

 


 

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Public Transport:

 

Public transports in Sardinia can be very frustrating if you don’t know the area well. I’ll give you some useful links on public and private transport at the end of the article. We are trying to improve, but there is still a lot to do, especially the connections between the east and the west. 

 


 

 GETTING AROUND


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FOR EACH BEACH I WILL DESCRIBE:


Beach Main Points:


A brief recap of why I included the beach in my Top 10 list with its specific features and peculiarities. Each beach is gorgeous and I take into account the sea as a first parameter, the overall beach (sand, how big the beach is, facilities, scenic & panoramic views etc)

Great deals for Hotels, Resorts, Villas and Campings in Sardinia:


Camping/bungalow:  Camping in Sardinia is not for everyone, but it’s a very popular and cheap way to enjoy your holiday in Sardinia! I tried it many times (I was a huge fan of camping when I was a teenager, now my back needs a bit more than a thin mattress:), but it was a lot of fun! ). Ideal for students, backpackers, and adventurers of all ages! I will also help you in finding super cheap deals for resorts and villas.

 

Suggestions for Cheap Hotels, Villas, Resorts, and B&B in Sardinia:


OK, if you (like me) need to rest on a comfy bed in a room with – possibly- an en-suite bathroom, finding the right place to stay, without spending a fortune can be time-consuming.

 

Well, since I really want you to come to my beautiful Island, I did the job for you! It took me 3 full days to research the Best Deals for Hotels, B&B, Resorts and villas in Sardinia on the web (from a trusted website I use myself obviously!). I decided what to include based on whether I know the place personally, the reviews it gets online and the location. You just need to click on my suggestions and decide what’s best for you!


 

MORE ABOUT SARDINIA:

 

Check out my ready to use article, where I give you the Itinerary for one week in Sardinia. Actually, they are 9 separate ones, full of details for different areas of Sardinia. The most popular post among my readers, don’t miss it!


Reviews on things to do and the best activities in Sardinia:


I think it’s also important for you to know what other people think about a specific place/Accommodation/Hotel or activity. I want you to have the clearest idea of what suits you the best. You might be a single traveler, a family with kids, or traveling as a couple: your needs vary and what is good for you might not be good for someone else.

 

During my travels, I always check out TripAdvisor and I make sure to review the places I’ve stayed so that other people can benefit from my experience. I hope this will help you in your decision-making!

TOP WEBSITES I USE TO BOOK MY TRIPS ONLINE


BOOKING.COM:

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You will find very cheap options for Villas, B&B and Hotels in almost every location in Sardinia (I love this website, it really has it all!).You can cancel your booking last minute without losing your money and it’s very reliable.

Check The Offers

TRIPADVISOR:

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The best place to look for reviews of activities, places, and restaurants in Sardinia online! Tripadvisor is my first choice before deciding where to book. I consider it a MUST and I also contribute with my own reviews of course!

Check the Reviews


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 TOP 10 BEACHES AND HOTELS IN SARDINIA


  This is a tough one, but I try my best! I will start from my “least favorite” (which is nothing less than stunning anyway) to my “top of the top” beach, the one I drool over all the time! In addition to this, I will put my recommendations for Cheap Hotels and Resorts in the area!


10: SAN GIOVANNI DI SINIS  


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Lovely beach on the west coast near the city of Oristano and Cabras. It’s not as touristic as the other beaches, and it is quite easy to reach by scooter or car (around 30 minutes from the main city – Oristano, more on this below). As for all the beaches, I’m listing in here, don’t expect it to be deserted during peak season.

 

I love this beach because you park the car and then you have to get down through a path to get to the actual beach, so you will have a super nice panoramic view from above first!

 

A word of advice: All the area around Oristano is well known for having quite strong underwater currents and in many parts of the beach the sea gets deep almost immediately, so be careful if you are not a swimmer or have kids. Nothing to worry about, it’s not super dangerous but you need to pay extra attention.

 

Facilities & Food: The beach is free, which means that you won’t find places to rent a beach umbrella and chairs, you need to get your own. There are a few restaurants near the parking area, so you don’t necessarily need to bring your own mini fridge and food/beverages.


WHERE IS SAN GIOVANNI DI SINIS AND IS ARUTAS BEACH?



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I have marked the main points of interest: Oristano and Cabras on the right, Torregrande is in the middle between Oristano and San Giovanni di Sinis beach (at the end of the route). Up north there is another marvelous beach to discover: Is Arutas!



DISTANCES FROM ORISTANO/CABRAS/TORREGRANDE TO THE BEACHES:


  • Oristano  to Torregrande beach by car: 12 minutes (7 km)

 

  • Oristano  to San Giovanni di Sinis by car: 20 minutes  (19 km)

 

  • Oristano to Is Aruttas by car: 25 minutes (22 km)

 

If you are located in Cabras or Torregrande, the distances to the beaches are around 10 minutes


LOW BUDGET  COST FOR HOTELS, B&B AND VILLAS IN ORISTANO:


Around 9/12 euros for Camping in June/July/beginning of August. Renting a house in Oristano or Cabras is also a cheap option if you are 3/4 people and book a bit in advance. If you have a Caravan, the Oristano area is full of dedicated places and it’s quite easy to get around!


WHAT ARE THE BEST OPTIONS TO FIND ACCOMMODATION NEAR ORISTANO:


Oristano is one of the less touristic areas in Sardinia, so it’s a bit easier to find cheap hotels and B&B compared to other areas in Sardinia. (Click on the link to see more). So where should you research? Oristano town, Cabras or Torregrande? It depends on what you want. If you prefer the comfort of the city and more to do in the evenings then Oristano is the right option for you.

 

If you don’t mind staying in a quiet village and savor the more traditional Sardinian vibe, then Cabras and Torregrande are a better choice, with the bonus that Torregrande has its own beach and both villages are slightly closer to the beaches.


REVIEWS:


Want to know more? Click on this link, Tripadvisor Reviews for Oristano Hotels, villas, resorts, activities and highlights!


My Suggestions: Hotels and Resorts near Oristano

 

B&B ACQUAMARINA

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Located in Torre Grande, this B&B is perfect to save money and experience the Sardinian life. Free Wifi, terrace and garden. Twenty minutes away from San Giovanni di Sinis beach.

Price p/p:  From 25 Euros

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SA DOMMU DE NONNA

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Many people ask me about experiencing the real Sardinia. If you book this B&B you definitely can! Typical furniture, AirCon & Wifi, and the owners are very nice and helpful! The real Sardinia deal!

Price p/p: From 26 Euros 

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IRIDE GUEST HOUSE

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For a more modern vibe, this guesthouse is perfect and conveniently located in the heart of Oristano. It has a kitchenette, AirCon, Flat screen TV, balcony and it’s only 7 km away from Torregrande beach!

Price p/p: From 45 Euros 

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9:  SANTA TERESA DI GALLURA BEST BEACHES

-Located in the top North of the Island-

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The atmosphere in Santa Teresa is breath-taking,  with deep turquoise waters and beautiful underwater formations, which make Santa Teresa di Gallura the perfect location for Scuba Diving and snorkeling lovers! There are so many great beaches to explore so I decided to cheat a little and add 3 top ones you shouldn’t miss if you choose to visit Santa Teresa and make it your base for your Sardinia holidays!


La Licciola

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Rena Bianca

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Cala Spinosa

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MAP OF THE BEST BEACHES NEAR SANTA TERESA DI GALLURA


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DISTANCES FROM SANTA TERESA DI GALLURA TO THE BEACHES:


  • Santa Teresa  to La Rena Bianca beach: 5-15 min by foot – 5 min by car (It’s the city beach so it depends on where you are located!)

 

  • Santa Teresa  to La Licciola beach by car: 35 minutes  (19 km)

 

  • Santa Teresa to Cala Spinosa Beach by car: 10 minutes (5 km)

 


LOW BUDGET HOTELS IN SANTA TERESA DI GALLURA:


Camping in the area (not on the beach, which is strictly prohibited in Sardinia!) costs around 10/20 euros per day, depending if it slow or high season. Click on here to see the reviews online for camping in Santa Teresa di Gallura. One very popular camping site in the area is Camping La Liccia check it out!


CHEAP ACCOMMODATION, HOTELS AND RESORTS IN SANTA TERESA DI GALLURA:


Here is the link to Santa Teresa Di Gallura best hotels deals.  Alternatively, if you are traveling with your family or in a group of at least 3/4 people, one of the best options would be to rent a villa. This way you will have all the comfort of staying in your private house and cook your own meals if you want, and save money! I love this option, and I had great experiences all around Sardinia by renting a villa with my friends and sometimes with my family.

REVIEWS:


Check out the main attractions and things to do in Santa Teresa Di Gallura on Tripadvisor. There are plenty of activities to discover for everyone!


My Suggestions: Hotels and Resorts near Santa Teresa

RESIDENCE OLIMPO

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These apartments in Santa Teresa are a real bargain! At just 800m from Rena Binaca beach, cheap price (especially in low season, but also high season). They usually are sold out very quickly, so hurry up! Good for 4 people.

Price p/p: From 10 Euros 

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RENA BIANCA APARTMENTS

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These apartments are awesome! No wonder why they are already almost fully booked for the season. You’ll have a fantastic sea view, balcony, kitchenette and an oven. Close to the beach and Airport.Good for 8 people.

Price p/p: From 13 Euros

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LE VILLETTE DI CAPO TESTA

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Do you want to stay near the beach? These villas are only 300m from the Colonne Romane Beach! They include Kitchenette, dining area, and flat-screen TV. Hurry up as they are almost fully booked! Good for 4 people.

Price p/p: From 30 Euros

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 8: SAN TEODORO  (Love this place!)

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If you want spectacularly white sandy beaches, a cheap place to stay and A LOT OF FUN… San Teodoro is the place for you! I went camping there a few times when I was a penniless student and I remember those times as the most fun of my life! Parties on the beach, fantastic music, cocktail bars and a lot of new friends.

The main beach in San Teodoro is “La Cinta” a long stretch of white sand and turquoise transparent waters. But San Teodoro is not only La Cinta, there are several other marvelous beaches to discover if you have a car, or if you don’t, use the local buses and the boat trip to the marine park of Tavolara. It’s totally worth it!

Cala Brandinchi

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This spectacular beach is also known as “Little Tahiti” for its incredible colors, a must visit if you are staying in San Teodoro. Beware of the parking fees, especially during peak season they will charge you something like 10/15 euros per day.

Tavolara

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A boat trip to la Tavolara is also mandatory if you are staying in San Teodoro, the place is a protected marine area with daily trips or you can simply take the boat to get to Tavolara and hike to the top for a breathtaking view!


MAP OF THE BEST BEACHES NEAR SAN TEODORO


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DISTANCES FROM SAN TEODORO TO THE BEACHES & OLBIA AIRPORT


  • San Teodoro to Cala Brandinchi beach by car: 18 minutes (12 km)

 

  • San Teodoro  to Tavolara by car+ boat: 20 minutes, departures from La cinta beach and Porto San Paolo.

 

  • San Teodoro to Olbia airport by car: 20 minutes (28 km)



LOW BUDGET AVERAGE COST:


Camping is very cheap for the location (around 20/30 euros per day now), yet full of amenities.  We had the possibility to rent the bikes to reach the main beaches. The one on the picture above is La Cinta beach, and one of the biggest camping sites is just in front of it, really convenient for those without a car. I remember spending my days laying down in the sun and playing beach tennis with my new friends….ahhhhhh! Such amazing memories!


CHEAP ACCOMMODATION, HOTELS, AND RESORTS IN SAN TEODORO:


Again, to make your life easier, here is the link to some pages for the cheapest accommodation in the area: San Teodoro best hotel deals. The city of San Teodoro is a perfect location for everyone, as it has shops, restaurants, cocktail bars and plenty of night life. I always recommend it as a base for people who want some movement and also for the ones who decided not to rent a car.


REVIEWS:


Here is the link for you to check out what other people say about San Teodoro on Tripadvisor. (if you don’t trust me that it is indeed a paradise!)

My Suggestions: Hotels and Resorts near SanTeodoro

HOTEL LA PALMA

 

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Another great deal! Only 300m from La Cinta Beach, restaurant and pizzeria, terrace and a ridiculously low price for the location. The reviews are very positive, but again…You need to hurry up!

 


Price p/p:  From 20 Euros 

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IL VIANDANTE RESIDENCE

 

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Fantastic deal! Just a few minutes away from Cala D’Ambra and La Cinta Beach, this place is awesome and very cheap given the location. The only issue? It’ll be sold out in no time. HURRY UP! 

 


Price p/p: From 28 Euros 

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AGRITURISMO LI TEGGI

 

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The reviews for this place say: “Fabulous”. A fantastic sea view, surrounded by nature, the perfect place to enjoy the San Teodoro area. 7km away from the main beach.  Cheap deals for early bookings!

 


Price p/p: From 35 Euros 

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There are many other Hotels, Villas and Resorts to check out on  Booking.com: so many cheap options that your head will spin! I’ve used this website many times and I always found great deals. Highly recommended.

 

My only advice here is to book as soon as possible!

 

The best Villas/ Hotels will be sold out if you wait too long. January, February, and March are the best months to book. If you start your research later you might find out that many places are already fully booked up until September-October.

San Teodoro is also quite close to other very interesting locations such as “Golfo di Orosei”,  and the famous VIP destination Costa Smeralda.  You can reach these areas in less than 2/3 hour by bus or car.


7: LA PELOSA BEACH – STINTINO

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Even if the name is not really flattering in Italian -Pelosa literally means: “hairy woman”- 🙂 the place is actually paradise on earth!  Close to a small fishing village, the beach is stunning, with fine white sand, enclosed on the north by the seventeenth-century Torre della Pelosa. In front of the beach lies the Asinara Island Natural Park where the only human construction is a prison. Yeah, I know, a really terrible place to be incarcerated! You can buy a ticket to get to the island for a 1-day tour. Worth it!


LOW BUDGET AVERAGE COST IN STINTINO:

Unfortunately, there are no camping sites really close to Stintino. The closest one is at around 45 minutes by car and it’s quite cheap (15/20 euros per night). There is a bus service running from  Porto Torres and Alghero to La Pelosa beach every day, to check the departure time you can go the bus company’s website ARST (see links below at the end of the article ).


Best Beaches Near Stintino Town – Other than “La Pelosa Beach”


If you decide to book a hotel in Stintino, below are the other great beaches you can visit other than the super famous La Pelosa. They are very easy to reach by car (see the detailed map with the distances below).



La Pelosetta

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Ezzi Mannu Beach

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Cala Lupo Beach

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MAP OF THE BEST BEACHES NEAR STINTINO


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DISTANCES FROM STINTINO TO THE BEACHES & ALGHERO FERTILIA AIRPORT


  • Stintino to Cala Lupo beach by car: 3-5 minutes (1.9 km)

 

  • Stintino to Ezzi Mannu by car: 15 minutes (12 km)

 

  • Stintino to la Pelosa beach by car: 5 minutes (3 km)

 

  • Stintino to La Pelosetta Beach by car: 7 min (4 km)

 

  • Stintino to Alghero Fertilia Airport by car: average 40 min (45/50 km depending on the route)

 


CHEAP HOTELS, AND RESORTS NEAR STINTINO:


Here is the link for the best hotel deals in Stintino a super nice and simple village with no frills but well located and not too far by car from the main city Alghero, just a 45 minutes ride. You will find shops, a few restaurants and the little pier and promenade for a relaxing walk. Perfect to escape the super touristy Alghero (even if Stintino also might get crowded during peak season, being so close to the most beautiful beach in the area: La Pelosa)


REVIEWS:

Here are the reviews on Stintino and surrounding areas collected from Tripadvisor.

My Suggestions: Hotels and Resorts near Stintino


HOTEL CALA REALE

 

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Incredible Hotel, and also incredibly cheap! 3km away from La Pelosa Beach (transfers included), swimming pool with sea view. Tennis court and children playground. Perfect for a relaxing family vacation!

 


Price p/p:  From 23 Euros 

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PARK HOTEL ASINARA

 

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One of the most famous Hotels in the Stintino area, with a luxury vibe but very affordable prices. A great restaurant with typical Sardinian dishes, amazing swimming pool, and near to the town center! You couldn’t ask for more!

 


Price p/p:  From 24 Euros 

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HOTEL AL SARACENO

 

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An incredibly nice 4 star Hotel, with big swimming pool, free transport to La Pelosa Beach, restaurant with typical Sardinian dishes, night entertainment and an incredible sea view and private patio!

 


Price p/p: From 25 Euros 

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6: MARI PINTAU – ( Villasimius)

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The name of this beach is much better than our hairy woman above! “Mari Pintau” is a Sardinian expression that means “Painted sea” (not difficult to guess why!).

This beach is located in one of my favorite parts of the Sardinian coast… The main road is on the edge of a cliff degrading directly to the turquoise sea, creating a beautiful scenery for many kilometers, up until Villasimius town (a very touristic and famous area).


LOW BUDGET ACCOMMODATION IN VILLASIMIUS:


Camping in the surrounding areas is quite cheap (around 10/13 euros depending on the season). There is also a bus service on the main road from Cagliari to Villasimius that stops at every small beach (cheap and panoramic trip, but a bit slow).


CHEAP ACCOMMODATION, HOTELS, AND RESORTS IN VILLASIMIUS:


Check out the link to the best deals in Villasimius  . I Love Villasimius, there are so many small beaches that it was impossible to list them all. Bonus feature for you: If you don’t have a car, this is one of the best options for you, as itìs well connected by public transports (buses)


REVIEWS:

As usual, here is the link to the Tripadvisor Page for the reviews on activities and places to stay in Villasimius.


Before giving you the names of my favorites I have one warning here: As I already told you, I’m checking the places one by one (it’s taking me forever to guarantee you the best possible choices!) and for Villasimius most of the places are already fully booked, so my main suggestion here is HURRY UP!


My Suggestions: Hotels and Resorts near Villasimius

GREEN VILLAGE RESORT

 

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Only one piece of advice for this incredible place: If you want to visit Villasimius for a reasonably cheap price, this is it! Hurry Up as the availability is limited. Check out the pictures…Amazing! The top choice among my readers!

 


Price p/p: From 27 Euros 

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HOTEL DOMUS SIMIUS

 

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If I could only use one word to describe this Hotel would be: “WOW”. OK, I have a sweet spot for jacuzzi pools, and this property has one with a fantastic sea view, not to mention the rest of the amenities. Awesome!

 


Price p/p:  From 45 Euros 

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HOTEL SIMIUS PLAYA

 

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A bit more expensive than the average, but well worth it! Walking distance from Simius beach, private beach, swimming pool, tropical gardens and very close to the bus stop. You can’t miss this paradise!

 


Price p/p:  From 77 Euros 

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 5: CHIA BEACH

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MAIN POINTS:


Chia is MY BEACH! It’s just 45 min from my house and I’ve been there a million times, so I can say this is definitely my territory! The beach is huge and very long, golden fine sand and spectacular water with 2 little islands just in front of it. You can reach them by walking in the sea and “climb” the biggest one to see the entire bay from the top. Worth it!

But don’t forget to wear sandals to avoid hurting your feet on the rocks! Perfect beach for everything: water sports like windsurf, surf and canoeing are really popular here as well as just relaxing by swimming and sunbathing all day!

 

    • Warnings: There are no restaurants nearby, just a few bungalow size bars that sell chips and ice creams, so bring some packed lunch with you if you want to stay all day long.

 

    • Getting to Chia beach: Walking from the main road bus stop will take a bit long (I never did it, but I’d say it would take at least 30 minutes). The best way to enjoy the beach is searching for accommodation nearby and rent a bike.

 

 

LOW BUDGET AVERAGE COST IN CHIA:


Camping is around 16/25 euros depending on the season. The beach is a bit secluded so it is more expensive compared to the other areas. There is a huge resort nearby the beach: “Chia Laguna Resort which is fantastic but obviously a bit more pricey, if you want to splurge a bit…this might be the perfect place for you. I LOVE IT!



FUN/SAD NOTE:
Every time I pass the resort to go to the beach, I give it a longing look, thinking about those lucky people who can afford to stay in there! I’ve seen it from the inside when I used to work in the kitchen to pay for my studies, and it’s something out of this world!


CHEAP ACCOMMODATION, HOTELS, AND RESORTS IN CHIA:


Chia is not a very cheap area, but you can still find reasonable prices if you book in advance and is patient to research for the perfect deal for you.  In the link, there is a list of all the Villas/hotels/resorts in the area: Accommodation in Chia  (From the cheapest options to the Luxury Resorts).

REVIEWS:

Activities and places to see around Chia reviewed on Tripadvisor.



My Recommendation here is: BOOK AS SOON AS POSSIBLE! It was very challenging to find these deals (even in low season), as almost all the cheapest options were already fully booked until September!


My Suggestions: Hotels and Resorts near Chia


APPARTAMENTI CHIA

 

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Lovely “Villette” (well-sized fully furnished apartments), near to the main beach Chia. Perfect for family holidays, they can host up to 4 people. A note: It’s been very challenging to find availability for these!

 


Price p/p:  From 43 Euros 

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HOTEL SU GIUDEU

 

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A well-known family-run Hotel, at 500m from the beautiful Su Giudeu Beach. It has a bar and a common Lounge Area to relax, and it’s 15 minutes by car from the main village Pula. Great deal for the price!

 


Price p/p: From 50 Euros 

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HOTEL ACQUADULCI

 

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One of the dreamy Hotels around Chia and sometimes they have 30% discount! I have to admit it, I was literally drooling over this offer! Fantastic setting for an unforgettable Holiday!

 


Price p/p: From 73 Euros 

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4: ARCIPELAGO DELLA MADDALENA

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MAIN POINTS:


One of the most beautiful Marine National Parks is located in the north. If you come to Sardinia I strongly recommend taking a few days and visit it, it’s breath-taking!!   Day trips by boat to the Arcipelago Della Maddalena are available at a reasonable price (around 30/40 euros), and you can choose what itinerary you want. Some boats let you stay in one or 2 beaches for the entire day, while others allow you to see more islands, but for a limited amount of time.


Tip: To get the best price go directly to the local agencies or to the box offices at the pier for more info.   There are also buses that take you to the closest attractions of Costa Smeralda, the VIP part of the Island. I’m not crazy about it, but many people find it fascinating and give them the “Portofino” feeling of luxury.  If you are there why not? Trying never hurt anybody right? 🙂


LOW BUDGET AVERAGE COST AT ARCIPELAGO DELLA MADDALENA:


“La Maddalena” is the only island in the archipelago that has a small inhabited village where you can find some sort of accommodation. The place is really nice but a bit expensive.   For camping and accommodation, a good base camp is the small village of Arzachena/Cannigione.

I’ve been there for a couple of years, and it was amazingly cheap for the location (around 25/30 euros up to date). From there you can choose local buses or minibusses that will take you to the pier for the boat trips.


CHEAP ACCOMMODATION AND HOTELS AT ARCIPELAGO DELLA MADDALENA:


Good news here! Even if the place is located in one of the most popular VIP areas, if you choose to stay in Cannigione/Arzachena, the prices are considerably lower. Here is a full list of accommodation available for Arzachena and Cannigione:

Arzachena Hotels and B&B

 

Cannigione Hotels and B&B

 

La Maddalena Hotels and B&B

 

BEST BOAT TRIPS TO ARCIPELAGO DELLA MADDALENA:

Here are the top day trips with reviews and prices!


My Suggestions: Hotels and Resorts near La Maddalena – Sardinia


LEBERIDES -LA MADDALENA

 

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Incredibly cheap apartments, fantastic reviews, they include all the amenities: washing machine, flat screen TV, kitchenette, WiFi and a balcony. These properties will be sold out in no time! Hurry up!

 


Price p/p: From 21 Euros

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HOTEL DELLE ISOLE

 

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Great value for this Hotel in la Maddalena Island. Perfectly located near to the harbor, each room has a private patio or balcony and it’s very convenient to explore the Island and take the fantastic day trips!

 


Price p/p: From 38 Euros 

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B&B VILLA MARLENA

 

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This lovely B&B is set only 100m from the sea, exceptional quality for the price and the location, free WiFi, refrigerator and flat-screen TV. The pier is only 10 minutes away by car, where you can catch the boats for Palau.

 


Price p/p: From 40 Euros 

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3: TUERREDDA BEACH

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MAIN POINTS:


If I could choose the best beach in my area, Tuerredda would be # 1! Just a few kilometers away from Chia beach, Tuerredda is a piece of paradise.   It has EVERYTHING you need to define it as “the perfect beach”:


A breath-taking scenery when you arrive,  perfect fine white sand, bushes and rocks at the two ends of the beach, and a sea which is so clear, blue and crystalline that the first thing I do every time I go there is throwing my stuff on the beach and go for a swim. I just can’t resist!


LOW BUDGET  HOTELS PRICE IN TUERREDDA:


Tuerredda isn’t cheap. People that can afford to rent a house for a couple of weeks are spending A LOT of money for it! So how can you still enjoy this paradise without spending a fortune? Well, first of all: If you can afford it, visit Sardinia in low season (read my article in the link to see why 🙂


In June the weather is already very good, prices are down and you can even have the beach to yourself! (Maybe not entirely, but nothing compared to the August crowds!). My suggestion is to go for a cheap camping area around, there are a few for just 20/25 euros per night, and take the local bus to get there (this way you will avoid the ridiculously high price for the parking area too!).


CHEAP ACCOMMODATION AND HOTELS IN TUERREDDA:


Not all the hope is lost here. If you are not into camping at all, you could still find a villa or hotel at affordable prices. Below I have put a few links where you will find plenty of options for Hotels/Resorts and Villas in the areas surrounding Tuerredda beach (which is quite isolated and you’ll have to get there by car or bus):


Tuerredda hotels and cheap villas 

Cheap Hotels deals for the Domus De Maria

Cheap Hotels near Teulada


REVIEWS:


Here are the reviews for Tuerredda beach from TripAdvisor. It ranked number one of places to see close to Teulada (See? You can trust me after all!). In the next link, there are the reviews for all the activities in the Teulada and Domus de Maria area.

 


My Suggestions: Hotels and Resorts near Tuerredda

APARTMENTS DOMUS DE MARIA

 

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For these apartments, I can say only one thing (I know the area and the prices): BOOK IT NOW! I had to search for availability on different dates as they were full. Now, that’s a real deal! Good for 6 people.

 


Price p/p: From 14 Euros 

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VILLA LIA

 

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What an incredible deal, Ideal for groups and families. A fantastic private villa with swimming pool at this price (per person)! It goes without saying that this won’t stay on the market for long. Good for 6 people.

 


Price p/p: From 25 Euros 

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B&B DA ANDREW

 

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A B&B with great reviews, fantastic location and at a super affordable price in Tuerredda-Domus De Maria! The B&B is also very close to Chia Beach and offers breakfast, a flat-screen TV and a terrace!

 


Price p/p: From 30 Euros

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MAIN POINTS:


Cala Goloritze has been declared World Heritage site by UNESCO*** ***IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: Doing some research on the Official UNESCO website I actually discovered that Cala Goloritze’ is NOT included in the list. My previous affirmation came from numerous websites and blogs that gave this wrong information. Given how much I love my island and considering the popularity of this article, I don’t want to risk giving you any wrong information.


So why the confusion? Quite simple: Cala Goloritzè was declared “Natural Monument” of the Region of Sardinia in 1993, and then named “Italian National Monument” in 1995 by the Regione Sardegna. The terminology “Natural Monument and National Monument” must have confused a lot of people, including me at first! So what is so special about Cala Goloritze? It is a very secluded beach out of reach of ANY possible road. Located on the east coast on the “Golfo di Orosei”, around 2 hrs from Olbia.


You can get there through an amazing (but quite tiring!) path that goes through bushes, oaks, and whitish limestone walls. As you descend in altitude between the canyons, you can see the deep blue sea and sky. After 1 or 2 hours walking and sweating, as soon as you see it, you instantly know it was WELL WORTH IT!. If you go there early in the morning, you will literally have the small beach all to yourself. All the areas around the “Golfo di Orosei” are truly AMAZING. I like the contrast between the turquoise of the sea and the high mountains full of green trees and bushes behind the beach. It’s just amazing!! I can’t get enough of that view!


LOW BUDGET HOTELS NEAR CALA GOLORITZE’:


As you can imagine, it is not allowed to stay on the beach overnight. You need to collect your remaining energy and get back on the same path for a 3 hours climb back to the main road. Quite something after a day swimming and roasting under the sun!   The good part is that you can sleep for one or two nights in a bed and breakfast in one of the small villages around (Baunei being the closest one). If you are into the real Sardinian experience, then Baunei is the place for you!


The village is not touristy and populated mostly by the local people all year round. You will see the widowed nonnas wearing the black dresses and “Mucadores” (the black fabric to cover their heads) or something more colorful than black if their husband is still around. Get the time to get to the local bars, it’s an experience for itself.


Looking at the old men playing cards and drinking beers, wine and Mirto! The village is also very close to other tourist attractions like the plateau of Golgo, a  fascinating place with jaw-dropping views, where you can not lose “Su Sterru” Cost is around 20/25 euros per night, so not bad at all. Transports to the main road are also quite difficult and you need to have a scooter or a car of your own. But again, it is well worth it for a 1 or 2-day tour.


OTHER CHEAP ACCOMMODATION NEAR CALA GOLORITZE’:


As previously mentioned, the closest and most convenient, village near Cala Goloritzè is Baunei, where you can find some cheap Hotels and B&B at reasonable prices. Here is a full list of Hotels and B&B in Baunei.


BEST TRIPS NEAR CALA GOLORITZE’:



My Suggestions: Hotels and Resorts near Cala Goloritzè

LA TERRAZZA PANORAMICA

 

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With air conditioning, the apartment comes with a seating area with a sofa and flat-screen TV. It has an equipped kitchen and a washing machine. Cala Goloritze is 20 minutes away by car. Good for 4 people.


Price p/p: From 15 Euros 

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ANTICHE CASE IN PIETRA

 

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Antiche Case in Pietra is a lovely traditional Sardinian place, located in Baunei. It offers self-catering accommodation with rustic décor, air conditioning and a great kitchenette! Good for 2 or 4 people.


Price p/p: From 26 Euros 

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B&B DOMMU AGOSTINA

 

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Great reviews for this B&B located in the lovely traditional village of Baunei. It offers a garden, terrace and classic-style accommodation with a balcony. Free WiFi is available in public areas. Great value!


Price p/p: From 30 Euros 

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 1: CALA MARIOLU

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CALA MARIOLU MAIN POINTS:


This is the most spectacular beach in Sardinia (my modest opinion!). I actually just discovered that it is also ranking #1 on TripAdvisor.   First of all, the picture doesn’t make any justice to the beach! This is just a part of it, on the left, there are other 2 beaches separated by big white rocks. You can reach the beach by boat.


If you are on a low-budget, you can use the 1-day trip boats and choose one that allows you to stay there the whole day. I think this is the best way to enjoy this spectacular beach, as it can get quite crowded when the boats arrive and let people on the beach for a couple of hours.

This way you can stay there when everyone else goes back on the boat, and have fewer people on the beach until the next boat full of tourists arrives.   The day trip by boat is around 35/40 euros, and I would happily spend it every summer to get to my favorite beach! I also tried scuba diving there. The picture below is the proof 🙂


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LOW BUDGET HOTELS NEAR CALA MARIOLU:

As for Cala Goloritze, you can’t stay overnight, so the best option is to find accommodation in one of the villages nearby (Baunei and Orosei) and start your day trip from the Arbatax pier. For some options on cheap Hotels and villas near Cala Mariolu, check out the point below.


CHEAP ACCOMMODATION AND HOTELS NEAR CALA MARIOLU:

The best places to search for cheap accommodation are Baunei and Orosei, but if you just try the one-day trip and have a car, anywhere within the Golfo di Orosei is a good place to stay. Below are the links to the main hotels/villas/apartments you should check out: Baunei | Orosei


BOAT TRIP TO GOLFO DI OROSEI

 



My Suggestions: Hotels and Resorts near Cala Mariolu

B&B CASA SABA

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Great reviews for this B&B set in central Orosei and less than 3km from the Sardinian seafront. It offers free Wi-Fi in the entire building, free bike rental, and a garden. An Italian-style breakfast is offered daily.

Price p/p: From 30 Euros 

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CLUB HOTEL MARINA BEACH

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Club Hotel Marina Beach is a wonderful establishment in the heart of the East coast of Sardinia. Enjoy a relaxing stay by the sandy beach, super popular among tourists. Perfect for Families. The swimming pool is a plus!

Price p/p: From 39 Euros 

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B&B ADDISORA

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Offering an outdoor pool, B&B Addisora is located in Orosei. Free WiFi access is available. Rooms here provide you with air conditioning and a patio. The B&B is a few kilometers away from the Golfo Di Orosei beaches!

Price p/p: From 40 Euros 

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HOW TO GET TO SARDINIA:


Option #1: CAGLIARI/ORISTANO AND SURROUNDING TOURISTIC AREAS:


From mainland Italy, fly to Cagliari/Elmas Airport, from there you can take a direct bus to Cagliari and then take a local bus to your destination. Buses are the most convenient way to reach touristic destinations that are out of the main cities. Private and public bus lines cover almost every single touristic place.

The bus is generally quite slow, takes a couple of hours or more per 100 km since it stops at the main villages, but it’s cheap and comfortable. Trains are also available from Cagliari to the main cities of the island. Alternatively, you can take the Passengers boat from Livorno or Rome to Cagliari, as the bus station is just a 5-minute walk from the harbor.


Option #2: OLBIA/SASSARI AND TOURISTIC AREAS (Costa Smeralda, Golfo di Orosei, Arcipelago della Maddalena, Stintino)


From mainland Italy, fly to Olbia airport or Alghero airport and take one of the local buses to your preferred destinations.   Alternatively, you can take the Passengers boat to Porto Torres or Olbia, and from there take the direct trains available to all the main cities on the island OR take one of the many private/public buses to your destination.


Useful Links to the main private/public transport companies in Sardinia:


TRAGHETTI LINE: Do you want to book a ferry to and from Sardinia? Or just check the availability and routes? Below is the most useful tool to find all the companies operating on all routes! That’s the only thing I use to book my ferry to Sardinia. ARST:  Public service buses to the main touristic destinations. TURMO TRAVEL: Another well-known bus company.


Do you want more? Check out my homemade video! it’s not the best quality as I took the pictures with an old mobile, but it gives you a great idea of what paradise is, even with bad quality pictures 🙂


 


 


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SO MY DEAR FRIENDS, ENJOY SARDINIA AND MAKE THE MOST OF IT! THIS IS A REALLY SPECIAL ISLAND! IF I CONVINCED YOU AND YOU WANT SOME MORE INFO, CONTACT ME OR LEAVE ME A MESSAGE HERE AND I’LL TRY TO HELP! 🙂

CIAO!


Sardinia is definitely an amazing place to discover, if you want to know more, check out this article on the most amazing beaches in Ibiza.

Do you want to read about other amazing destinations? Here is my post (a very honest one) about Sri Lanka!


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lin

Lovely post! Thanks for your guide to the Paradise- SARDINIA. I have never been in Sardina but this is really fantastic recommendation for my honeymoon.. Very informative blog!

Evi.V

Hi Clelia, thank you for your really helpful and informative blog. It is awesome 🙂 Still need your help:) My Boyfreind and I, are flying to Sardinia for one week, in the middle of september. We can fly in to Alghero or Olbia, but only fly out from Alghero. What do you think is best to do ? Stay in Alghero and explore the north?or fly in to Olbia and explore the east ( san teordoro, cala ganone, and boat trip to cala luna/ cala goloritze?) and then drive by bus or train back to the airport of alghero on… Read more »

Tunca

These are really dreamy beaches. The kind that prolongs life. All of them a wonder of nature. I’ve already visited some of them. Thank you so much for sharing.
I guess the spectacular vacations on these beaches can be complemented by a thin, classy and sophisticated peshtemal.

Royal

Wow, what a great resource! This is what I have been looking for. Thanks for sharing.

Thank you for such an informative guide, Clelia! This is truly helpful for our future travel plans with my family and friends to Sardinia. We are looking for a place to stay that is not too crowded but still offers a nice view of the beach so we can relax and have fun altogether. Kudos for also providing the pros and cons, the weather, and the prices of the hotels.

I’m the 500’s comment 🙂

aksi

Hello Thanks for this rich article about Sardinian Beaches. I’m a traveler guy from Moroccan Sahra desert. Today, Morocco is one of the best destination in Africa. There is many places to visit, landscapes to discover and many activities to enjoy here in Morocco. If you are interested to visit the country, this is what to do here: – Visit Marrakech with a local guide (City Sightseeing tour) – Explore the beautiful Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, (Unesco World Heritage Site) – Camel rides in Sahara desert, Sunset and Sunrise among Sahara Dunes of Erg Chebbi (Merzouga) – Spend a… Read more »

Jay Cee

Hi Clelia, great website and thanks for this. My wife and I are planning a visit in May. I love snorkeling so any recommendations on where to stay that has good snorkeling and relaxation? I normally hire a car out but would quite like to NOT do that this time (less stressful for me as I drive everyday!). May be even somewhere we can stay and hire bikes to get to nice beaches? Appreciate any help you can offer …

Pen

Urgent advice requested: Hello Clelia, Thank you for your wonderful website – it is very useful and informative. We are a couple who are planning on visiting your beautiful country in the last 2 weeks of May. We would like to spend 2 days in Sardinia. I know it is not enough, but we also plan to see mainland Italy. We like quiet beaches, warm waters for swimming and non- tourist places. In May, can you please suggest what would our best options be? Which side of Sardinia would be warmest – both on the beach and in the water?… Read more »

Chelsea

Hi!
Your website is great.
We need help putting together an itinerary for Aug 28-Sept 3. We are 4 staying in Porto Rotundo. Could you help with your top recommendations? Even 3-5 items would really help up plan our trip. Happy to tag your blog in our travels.
Thank you!

Adri

Hi Clelia,

I’m impressed by your blog, I’ve found a lot of useful info, but remain some questions in me.

We are going to spend one week near Cagliari on September.

– What are the “must see” spots in Cagliari?

– Where we can find surely pink flamingos?

– Are there nuraghis on southern Sardinia?

– Is there pink beach on southern Sardinia?

– Which are the traditional foods and drinks?

Thanks your answer in advance:

Adri

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John

Hi Clelia, I am sooooo excited to come to Sardinia and your blog is absolutely amazing!!!! Super informative and helpful. Thank you for sharing! I will be staying 10 days with my girlfriend and I am planning to stay Arriving at 11am to Olbia, rent a car and drive to Arzachena for 2 nights stay, so I can visit Porto Cervo for the night and next day try to rent a Rib and do the beaches like Capriccioli, Principe and Pevero (do you know any tour company ?). If I will rent a rib without license, is it easy to… Read more »

Gian

Hi, Clelia I will be in Sardinia from Sept 1st to Sept 9th. I will be arriving to Olbia and depart from Cagliari. I was thinking to do 2 days San Teodoro, 4 days between La Maddalena and Caprera and 2 days Villasimius before flying to Cagliari. I rented a car but I would prefer to travel without. What do you recommend? Is easy parking around? How much budget should I consider? Also do you have any suggestion for day trip? I love sailing, I would do everything by boat daily. I will stay in Palau and would love to… Read more »

Pamela Anderson

I would love to stay somewhere like this. I really enjoy self catering though I have to admit the places I have stayed in the past have been much less glamorous than this! Beautiful place.

wonderful compilations

Stefanie Ebersbacher

Really awesome place. I will go there in next month. I am looking for some private holiday homes and rentals in liguria and Italy.

Rosalind

Hi Clelia, What a beautiful blog! I’m hoping to go to Sardinia for the whole month of September to write. I’m not the most confident driver so will be relying mainly on public transport and taxis (although a friend may visit for a week, during which we will hire a car and see as many of the beautiful beaches listed here as possible). I was wondering where you would recommend basing myself. I was thinking of finding somewhere for two weeks in the old town in Caligari and perhaps another two weeks somewhere more remote (not too remote, nr some… Read more »

Chad

Hi,
Great blog!
Which beach would you recommend for a couple , not too busy but still with bars and cool vibe for young people

Many thanks

Chad

Hi Clelia,
Great Blog , very informative!
We are a couple that planning to come for a weekend around mid June.
We are looking for a beautiful beach which suitable for people in our age ( 30’s , couples etc…) with good vibes, nice bars etc.. but not too packed.
It would be great if you can help me to find the perfect beach for us.
Any recommendations?

Many thank
Chad

Gretta

Woah! I’m really digging the template/theme of this blog. It’s simple, yet effective. A lot of times it’s tough to get that “perfect balance” between superb usability and visual appeal. I must say you’ve done a very good job with this. Additionally, the blog loads extremely fast for me on Opera. Outstanding Blog and info about Sardinia, great job!

Roxane

It’s a pity you don’t have a donate button! I’d most certainly donate to this fantastic blog! I look forward to new updates and will share this website with my Facebook group about Sardinia, thanks a lot for all your effort. By the way, Cala Gonone is also my absolute favorite 🙂

SUE

Hello, I am planning a trip to Sardinia (5-6 nights) in August and I am looking for advice on how I should plan my itinerary and where I should stay along the way? At this stage I want to spend 1 to 2 nights in each place whilst traveling by car around the north visiting the following places (note the order doesn’t matter I have just listed places I want to visit): 1. Arrive in Olbia/ Alghero (2 hours apart in distance) 2. Costa Smeralda – how long should I stay in Port Cervo 3. Boat tour to La Maddalena… Read more »

Hemant

Great posts and info.l Love Sardinia already and I haven’t even been there yet… I’m looking into going to Sardinia in late June. Not sure if I should fly to Olbia with a couple nights there then drive near Cala Gonone for a couple days then towards Cagilari (probably Villasimius) for a few days. If I fly to Olbia, where shall I stay that is not too touristy/expensive. Real Sardinia. or Shall I just fly to Cagilari and drive to Cala Gonone. What would you recommend? Can you get a boat from Cala Gonone for the day? Also, I’m into… Read more »

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Oh my God, how can I choose one from those beautiful beaches? That is just impossible to choose from! I personally like the beaches with reef hill. It somehow looks mysterious and dangerous yet beautiful at the same time. These are definitely the top beaches but they are also on a low-budget holiday list? My oh my, not asking too much but this is definitely too good to be true! If we’re talking about family holiday, it is better to hire a villa to accommodate our stay. To be able to have the entire property to gather around and do… Read more »

[…] Oh the beaches. Sardinia has some of the whitest and clearest water you can ever hope to find. Always find an isolated spot on the beach for the best experience. There is also the added bonus of eating the fantastic Italian cuisine. Plan a cheaper trip with these tips. […]

Hmm it appears like your website ate my first comment (it was super long) so I guess I’ll
just sum it up what I had written and say, I’m thoroughly enjoying your blog.
I as well am an aspiring blog blogger but I’m still new to
the whole thing. Do you have any tips for novice blog writers?

I’d certainly appreciate it.

[…] like sunny weather, a lot of sandy beaches and beautiful nature. However, during the high season Sardinia beaches may be quite expensive, especially if you don’t book in advance – that’s why it is better to […]

Hi Clelia! Great work here! I was thinking of opening up a blog on my whole life..never thought it seriously though..after I’ve read yours..it excited me..so, I think I will as soon as I get a domain..! I’ve traveled a lot in all of my years, and have lots to say..post pics etc, just don’t technically really know on how to start..have about 30thousands photos waiting though..practically my whole life..!Just undecided on language..my first language is Italian, second English, and third Spanish..!I’ve read from Vignali, it’s not a great idea to mix them..it might confused someone or even in Google… Read more »

Graeme

What a great article about Sardinia. You are right there a lots of wonderful options on the island. My advice when trying to find a good hotel at a decent price is to start with a hotel price comparison website and that you can see all the prices offered by most of the online travel sites – and you know what price to aim for.
Happy travels!

Willemijn

Hi Clelia,
We are planning to spend 2-3 weeks in Sardinia next July/August. We’d like to stay in 3 different places and of course explore the area. Which 2 or 3 cities would you recommend to stay? I’d like to definitely see la Maddalena and Cala goloritze, cala gonone. I hope you can help me out.
Thanks,
Willemijn

blake

Hi
Im planning to come in july with 4 of my mates around 23-24
I am a little confused in which place would be best for us. we enjoy white sandy beaches, clear water and are big nightlife enthusiasts
cheers
Blake

Jo

Hi

Im going to Sardinia on 26th sept for 10 days do you think it’s possible to fly in to Caligari spend a few nights there and then drive up to Cala Gonone for a few nights before driving back to Caligari to fly home.

If this is too much of a stretch what’s do you suggest instead?
Thank you

Angie

Hi Clelia,

I love this blog post because I am planning a trip to Sardinia soon! I am a student traveler trying to come up with these itineraries and plans to travel on my own and I was wondering if you have any advice when it comes to using http://www.alltherooms.com/AH to book accommodations? I thought you would be of help, please let me know! Thank you Clelia.

Best,
Angie

Isabella

Hi Clelia, Your site is amazing! Thank you so much for putting so much hard work into it :). It is a pleasure to read. My boyfriend and I are thinking of going to Sardinia in August… I know… not the best time to visit as I am sure it is super crowded! Unfortunately, this is the only time we can go. We really enjoy being away from the hustle and bustle of the cities and love the country side and being somewhat more remote with access to a car. What part of the island would you recommend… I’m sure… Read more »

lily

We’re planning a visit to Sardinia during the second part of October.
I wonder if hotels, restaurants, and shops will still be open, or do they close for the winter.

I totally agree! Most of the beaches you mention are in my blog about the beaches of Sardegna as well! And even more! Curious? Check the pics in my blog!

Lena

Dear, amazing blog, was really happy to find it. 🙂 A lot of useful infos.
But now,straight to the point, if you were me: going mid-June, on your own, just to relax, being lazy, enjoy amazing beach, read books and have nice walks, where would you go? 🙂
P.S. Won’t be having a car, so I guess I cannot easily move around

Teodor Todorov

Hello Clelia,

Currently I have advantageous offer for Castelsardo, however I am not quite sure that the beaches near the village will meet my expectations :), so I was wondering are there any cool beaches nearby which me and my frineds will be able to access easily from our hotel in Castelsardo.

Best Regards,
Teo