Seaside towns in Sardinia: 7 places for a wonderful holiday

Sardinia seaside towns

Dreamy coasts, so much relaxation, lie comfortably on immaculate sand: this is what you want from your next vacation. A desire that you can realize in these seven seaside towns of Sardinia. Destinations where there are some of the most beautiful beaches of the whole island.


1. Cagliari

The Sardinian capital city is a place full of history, art and culture. Not far from it, you can discover incomparable beaches: among the most beautiful, there are Tuerredda, Poetto and Mari Pintau. Cagliari will offer you the opportunity to have all the services of a large city and the coast of a seaside town.


2. Olbia

The second city of Sardinia, Olbia, offers beautiful beaches, and among the many examples we can mention Pittulongu, Porto Istana and Marinella. Don’t forget that, not far away, there is the port of Palau, from which, every day, ferries bring visitors to La Maddalena archipelago.


3. Santa Teresa di Gallura

Overlooking the Strait of Bonifacio, in front of the southern coast of Corsica, among the many things to see in Santa Teresa di Gallura, you cannot miss the beaches: Conca Verde, Rena Bianca, Rena Maiore and Montirussu are immaculate places, where to spend a few hours completely immersed in unspoiled nature.


4. Stintino

You will visit one of the most famous seaside towns in Sardinia. Stintino is located on the northern coast of the island. The two most renowned beaches are La Pelosa and La Pelosetta. To which we must add Il Gabbiano, Ezzi Mannu, l’Ancora, the Saline, Punta Negra, Pazzona. Reaching the nearby Porto Torres, you can get to Asinara Island.


5. Arbatax

This town is located in the middle of the eastern coast of Sardinia. And it is the best starting point to discover the most beautiful beaches of Ogliastra, such as Cala Luna, Cala Sisine and Cala Biriola. Ogliastra, a historical region of Sardinia, is one of the areas where the traditions of the island are still alive.


6. Alghero

Starting from Alghero, on the west coast of the island, and moving along the coast, towards Porto Torres, you will visit an area whose name represents the beauty of the beaches you will find: Riviera di Corallo (literally, “coral coast”). Some have services, others are practically wild, all to be seen.


7. Carloforte

The last of the Sardinia seaside towns that you should visit is the only town on San Pietro Island, which can be reached by taking a ferry from Portovesme. In addition to Cala Fico, one of the most beautiful coves on San Pietro, from Carloforte you can also discover the other small and charming coves that enrich the coast of the island.


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