Sardinia has some of the clearest and cleanest waters in the Mediterranean. In 2019 she was awarded with44 blue flagsfor the excellent quality of its beaches and the cleanliness of the coasts.
Please… don't forget your sunglasses! (even if you visit in winter) because there are 300 days of sunshine a year and thousands of kilometers of coastline to explore.
Swimming and snorkeling are the main activities to discover the beautiful seabed. Among the wide range of incredible accommodation options, we give you some tips on which beach resort to choose that best suits you and your family's needs.
Be careful because after seeing these wonderful resorts your cravings for Sardinia will be irrepressible...
Before continuing your journey to the best seaside resorts in Sardinia, keep these little tips in mind
1. Know the location
It is important to know if the resort is within walking distance of the town center and services or outside of the urban areas
2. Need for a rental car
If you are outside the city center it is advisable to rent a car as public transport in Sardinia does not reach all hidden areas and beaches.
3. Kind of beaches nearby
sandy or rocky beaches. The latter is generally preferred by adults and is perfect for exploring the seabed. Rocky beaches are obviously not suitable for families with children who like to have fun playing and building sandcastles. It is important to be guided by the needs of your family.
1. Colonna ResortPorto Cervo
... imagine you were here
Beautiful hotel in a tranquil, natural setting with an amazing pool! Just a few minutes from Porto Cervo and the best beaches of the Costa Smeralda. It has a private beach and a relaxation area on the seafront with deckchairs where you can read a book and listen to the sound of the sea. Impressive is the view from all windows of the upper terrace on the rooms. A car is essential for this location.
Colonna Resort is part of ITI Hotels, the Italian luxury chain with 30 hotels around the world including Sardinia, North America and the Caribbean.
The price starts at €169 for a double room
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2. Strong CityVillasimius
The place is paradise. More of a village than a simple hotel, the area is vast with many restaurants to choose from (more than 20!), many facilities with spa services and a thalassotherapy pool.
Perfect for everyone from families with young children to teenagers. Endless ways to while away the time in Forte Village. Lots of activities and fun: go-karts, disco club, bowling, concert hall, water sports, beach activities. It has been rated 10 by couples for a romantic getaway in Sardinia. Only 7 minutes from Pula and 40 km from Cagliari. It is one of the best seaside resorts in Sardinia.
The price starts at €169 for a double room
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3. Monte Turri Luxus-RetreatTORTOLI'
The view is impressive! It is very relaxing to sit in the live piano bar and look out over the stunning rocky coastline.
In the middle of a private nature reserve with wild animals and many types of flowers and typical Sardinian vegetation. The park can be visited by guests and it's a fun activity! If you are looking for peace and quiet this is the place for you.
The complex is on the side of a hill so be prepared to climb a lot of stairs to get to any part of the complex. Access to the private beach with sun loungers and sun loungers is via a glass elevator.
If you want an amazing experience, this is a special place to live the true Sardinian experience, from the wild, rugged mountains to the crystal clear beaches.
The price starts at €115 for a double room.
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4 . Geovillage sports and wellness complexOLBIA
The hotel is very well located to reach all the major beaches of North Sardinia near Olbia. Easy access from the airport, only 20 minutes by car. 2 restaurants are available on site. In the pizzeria of this hotel you can also order pizza to take away. In a few words: spacious rooms, nice spa, many sports activities on site: tennis (there are 10 courts available), golf course, olympic swimming pool, paddle court, free gym. beautiful and relaxing
The GeoVillage Sport & Wellness Resort is open all year round. Prices start from just €59 for a double room.
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5. Chia Laguna – HotelstadtCHIA
This beach resort in Sardinia has one of the most beautiful private beaches you can find. An endless stretch of white sand and cool blue water. Surrounded by sand dunes that paint a wonderful landscape around them. Service at the highest level at the Chia Laguna Hotel Village. The staff will make sure you feel welcome and pampered at all times. The southernmost beaches of Sardinia are 700 meters away and there is a shuttle service to get there. Many activities: tennis court, gym, golf course (less than 3km) and Chia Napural Spa to pamper yourself. are you still there, just book it
Chia Laguna was named Best Family Resort in Italy at the 2018 World Travel Awards, which recognizes excellence in all key areas of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry.
Overnight stay with half board, breakfast and dinner (excluding drinks) from €462 per double room
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6.L'Ea Bianca LuxusresortLOWER SARDINIA
L'Ea Bianca Luxury Resort offers everything you need for a truly luxurious holiday. It is set on a gentle slope and offers fantastic sea views of the La Maddalena Islands. Only 150 m from the sea. The hotel has a private beach with free sun loungers. Excellent location in Baja Sardinia just a few minutes from the beautiful beaches of the Costa Smeralda. 10 minutes from Pevero Golf Club and Porto Cervo. It can be easily reached from the airport and port of Olbia, Golfo Aranci, Palau and Santa Teresa di Gallura.
The price starts at €350 for a double room
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7. Hotel Abi d’OrPorto Rotondo
Right on the beach. It doesn't take much effort to reach one of the dreamiest beaches of the Costa Smeralda with crystal clear waters. Stunning sea views of the bay and coastline from virtually anywhere in the hotel. You will not forget this view at home! The terrace is perfect for a romantic dinner. There is good value for money. Very good and professional staff who take good care of you. A true relaxation away from the busy life, it really is one of the best beach resorts in Sardinia.
The price starts at €190 for a double room
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8. Pullman Time Ama – VillasimiusVILLASIMIUS
Beautiful surroundings (you can see some flamingos in the nearby creek). The hotel offers one of the best private beaches: perfect white sand, crystal clear water, ideal for both children and adults. It takes about 10 minutes walking from the hotel to get there or you can use a shuttle that is provided.
The hotel is far from the nearby cities, so it is more convenient to have a car during your stay. Swimming, golfing, sightseeing - whatever drew you to the 5-star Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna, you've come to the right place. Excellent customer service in one of the best seaside resorts in Sardinia... you'll love every minute!
The price starts at €240 for a double room
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9. Villa del Re - Adults onlyCastiadas
Relaxation is the keyword. Hotel La Villa del Re is an ideal place for people looking for a totally relaxing stay: immersed in a large and beautiful park with pine and palm trees. The hotel offers a beautiful view of the sea of Costa Rei, the coast and the mountains in the background. This is an adults only hotel. Guests must be at least 18 years old, so it is not suitable for families with young children.
In front of the hotel there is a beautiful beach of fine white sand reserved for hotel guests. Furnished with elegant parasols and quality sun loungers, it overlooks a spectacular turquoise sea. The water is warmer than in other parts of Sardinia, a feature you'll really appreciate.
The price starts at €350 for a double room
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10. Falkensteiner Resort Capo BoiVillasimius
If you want to avoid the crowds and have the place to yourself early and late in the day, stay here! One of the most relaxing spas in Sardinia. The location of the hotel is in a natural park, very calm and quiet. The sea view is fantastic from the hotel's terrace and restaurant. It has a private beach with towels and sun loungers. No disturbance at all, a great way to enjoy the sun and sea.
The hotel comes highly recommended, especially if you are traveling with children. (there is also a selection of outdoor films!). An excellent option for solo travelers, families and couples.
The price starts at €220 for a double room
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Which part of Sardinia?
Most tourist areas offer economical and budget solutions thanks to the wide range of accommodation.
insideNorthern part of Sardinia, oneSomewhereYou can mainly find hotels or holiday homes for rent. many choices betweenCountry houses with garden or modern city apartments for every budget
Costa Smeralda and Olbia are highly developed tourist areas with high standards and world-renowned luxury resorts such asResorts in Porto Cervo
InSouth SardiniaAround Villasimius and Chia you will find family bathing resorts with beautiful private beaches.
IsCosta Verde- touristically still underdeveloped - mainly offers small hotels and various family-run guesthouses as well as typical farms:
When is the best time to visit Sardinia?
The best time for a beach holiday is obviousSommerwhen the weather is reliably warm aliveBreeze blows from the sea. Keep in mind that July and August can be very crowded everywhere! If you are looking for quiet places, you can swim in smaller bays where you have no services or facilities, only the sand and the sea.
since lateMay to late October, or even later it is possible to enjoy more of Sardinia's beaches. Sea temperatures average above 20°C well into November, while spring is a great time for sunny days and cool, chilly dips.
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