Sardinia: the best spots and the best sea for snorkeling
- Published: 19-02-2015
- Category: Thigs to Do
The sea of Sardinia, in terms of beauty of the seabed and water transparency, is without parallel. That’s why is visited each year by many fans of mask and snorkel. And if you too have chosen Sardinia to practice a little of the healthy snorkeling, these are the six best places.
Capo Carbonara Marine Protected Area – Is one of the places to go to the seaside in Cagliari. And it is also an essential destination for snorkeling lovers. The best areas of this natural marine protected are the shoal of Santa Caterina and Serpentara Island.
Riviera del corallo – This name refers to a famous stretch of the north-western coast of Sardinia. The name comes from the massive presence of red coral that makes snorkeling in this area simply unforgettable.
Cala Gonone – A village in the municipality of Dorgali, in the province of Nuoro. Here you can find some of the most beautiful beaches of Sardinia, as the famous Spiaggia rosa (pink beach).
Golfo Aranci – The most beautiful beaches of this area of Sardinia are Spiaggia Bianca, Caddinas bay, Cala Sabina, Cala Sassari. All four of these beaches are perfect for snorkeling. And also to lie down comfortably on a pristine beach, enjoying the sun and the sea.
Stintino – The two most famous beaches of this town in the north of Sardinia, near Porto Torres are La Pelosa, directly overlooking the sea in front of Asinara, and La Pelosetta. The first has a shallow white sand, the second one is smaller, so better get there early in the morning.
La Maddalena – famous location for diving, the beaches of La Maddalena also good for snorkeling: the recommended destinations are the three bays of Bassa Trinità, Punta Tegge, Spalmatore, Cala Francese. The sea that touches these beaches is unique in the world.
These are the six best places in Sardinia where to snorkel. A postcard sea to discover with mask and snorkel. But not before organizing your holidays in Sardinia.
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