Places to see between Olbia and San Teodoro
The most beautiful and well-known beaches in the area between Olbia, Porto San Paolo and San Teodoro are breathtaking bays a must-see during a holiday on the north-east coast of Sardinia.
In this area you will find many activities and excursions to visit the area and you have at your disposal free and equipped beaches equipped with all services.
The area consists of a stretch of sea of particular importance from the point of view of naturalistic thanks also to the presence of theMarine Protected Area Tavolara Punta Coda Cavallo which has enhanced and maximised its heritage. Since 2004, the consortium formed by the municipalities of Olbia, Loiri Porto San Paolo and San Teodoro has been managing the stretch from Capo Ceraso to Cala Finocchio, including the islands of Tavolara, Molara and Molarotto.
Capo Ceraso beaches: wild
The beaches of the Capo Ceraso promontory in the area south of Olbia are many, the whole peninsula is delineated by private coves and inlets, some of which can be reached by car and others by boat. some exclusively on foot or by the sea. The promontory begins to the north with the Le Saline beach and to Murta Maria the Marina Maria beach.
Passing numerous tiny coves with crystal-clear wateryou arrive at Li Cuncheddi beach. Proceeding clockwise from north to south, we find Poltu Manzu, the beach of Porto Vitello as far as Punta Ruja. Continuing along the coast, you will find Poltu Casu beach, overlooked by the vantage point "Vedetta di Capo Ceraso" located on the top of the promontory. In the southern part there are also the Spiaggia del Dottore and the Spiaggia di Porto Istana.
Porto Istana beach: soft
At the southern end of the Capo Ceraso promontory is the beach of Porto Istana located in the municipality of Olbia opposite the island of Tavolara. The beach consists of 4 bays separated by small strips of rocks of pinkish granitethe 4 bays that are created are covered by soft white sand which slopes gently into the water of the Golfo Spurlatta. Behind the beach there are small paths and walkways surrounded by vegetation.
Coral Beach: enchanting
Costa Corallina Bay is situated on the border between Olbia and Porto San Paolo and can be reached by driving along the SS125 Orientale Sarda road, taking the diversions that leads to Villaggio Costa Corallina and Hotel Ollastu.
The beach is divided into several sections by small cliffs and is within a natural inlet where you will also find the entrance to the small, characteristic marina of Costa Corallina. A postcard baywhite, impalpable sand, pastel blue-white sea, pink granite rocks with coloured veins, evergreen vegetation.
In the background the Island of Tavolara and the promontory of Capo Figari. On the beach there are stretches of public beach and "La Pizzichina", a beach equipped with umbrellas and a restaurant bar. If you are in the area you can't not go and see it.
Punta Don Diego beach: reserved
Punta Don Diego beach is a quiet and uncrowded beach that is divided into 2 bays. The bay overlooks the islands of Tavolara and Molara, in the heart of the coastal stretch of the Marine Protected Area.
In front of the beach there is a enchanting view on Porto Taverna and Cala Girgolu with the popular Sassi Piatti. Near the beach are the Hotel Don Diego and a small private harbour. The seabed slopes gently, which makes the beach particularly suitable for children and families.
You can see everything from above or... from the water
Porto Taverna beach: cheerful
White sand, blue sea. A long beach that is well known in the area and therefore quite busy, especially in the summer season. The sandy shore alternates stretches of free beach with concessions of equipped beaches and bars - restaurants.
The beach has several entrances, the largest and most used being in the northern part of the beach, the southern entrance being smaller and more intimate. In the area behind the dunes there is a pond where it is possible to take beautiful walks immersed in nature. Along the wetland walkways you can go bird watching and see flamingos, herons, egrets and stilt birds.
Cala Girgolu beach: intense
The beach of Cala Girgolu or Cala Ghjlgolu is a little-known pearl which is located in Loiri Porto San Paolo in the locality of Vaccileddi in the area of Monte Petrosu. The beach of Cala Girgolu has in precious tin in the area behind the beach and is well known not only for its beauty but also for the famous Turtle Rock.
Near Cala Ghjlgolu you will also find the Le Formiche beach and I Sassi Piattian area dotted with smooth rocks levelled by wind and sea in the most diverse shapes.
Punta Molara beach: collection
A small and delightful beach in the Monte Petrosu area located just in front of the Molara Island. It is an area rich in Mediterranean maquis that grows wild and spontaneous with a large cliff that houses this small, intimate beach. little frequented even in the summer months. Continuing south from Punta Molara is the beach of Cala Ginepro, another pearl of the area.
Beaches of Capo Coda Cavallo: not to be missed
In the Marine Protected Area of Tavolara Punta Coda Cavallo lies the promontory of Capo Coda Cavallo dotted with some of the most beautiful beaches in the area. An enchanting peninsula located in front of the islands of Tavolara and Molara about 20 km south of Olbia with granite cliffs, white sandy beaches and lush vegetation.
The northern end of the promontory has a long, well-equipped beach overlooking the bay of Cala Coda Cavallo, dominated by Punta Est. In front of the beach is the small island of Proratora.
On the south-facing portion of the peninsula are Salina Bamba and Salinedda beach, small enchanting beaches both free and equipped where you can do many fun activities and explore the surroundings.
In the area of Capo Coda Cavallo there are exclusive campsites and resorts such as Baja Bianca and Grande Baia, where you can spend a holiday close to the most beautiful beaches in a quiet, green setting.
Cala Brandinchi beach: enchanting
One of the most famous beaches in Sardinia is certainly the beautiful beach of Brandinchi, improperly called 'Little Tahiti' because of its location. the colour of its waters and its exotic appearance.. The beach is located south of the promontory of Capo Coda Cavallo and north of Punta Sabatino where the village of Puntaldia is located.
A very busy beach during the summer season, but certainly worth a visit. The beach of Cala Brandinchi is a very long beach with fine white sand and a gently sloping seabed, making it particularly suitable for swimming.
In the area behind are small dunes and a pine forest equipped with wooden tables where you can picnic and eat in the shade.
Lu Impostu beach: perfect
La twin of Cala Brandinchi is the beach of Lu Impostu, which can be reached from the road leading to the promontory that hosts Puntaldia. The two beaches are very similar in features and are divided by a small promontory where you can walk. Lu Impostu is a beach that offers free beach areas and areas equipped with umbrellas, sunbeds and watersports.
The beach has a small backwater pond flowing into the seaThe beach can be reached via a small ford which can be done on foot. A very pleasant situation and aexcellent alternative to see a really interesting beach.
La Cinta beach: fun
One of the beaches of San Teodoro, beautiful, longwith a pleasant panorama ideal for families and groups of people. The beach starts to the north from the promontory of Puntaldia where the Puntaldia Golf Club is located and ends at the beginning of the town of San Teodoro.
On the beach all services are present useful and necessary to spend a day at the beach. In the area behind, there are beautiful sand dunes and the famous San Teodoro Lagoon.
The San Teodoro pond is an SCI area - Site of Community Interest - which is very important from the point of view of naturalistic which also hosted a number of evenings as part of the Tavolara Film Festival film review. Lungo la spiaggia e nella zona retrostante è possibile fare lunghe passeggiate, ammirare le piante caratteristiche della macchia mediterranea e fare birdwatching.
Isuledda beach: incredible
La spiaggia Isuledda di San Teodoro si trova a sud del centro abitato di San Teodoro. A sud della spiaggia si entra poi nel territorio di Budoni.
Una beach of pure magic which can be discovered in all its beauty from the road leading to it.
From the top you can admire its crystal-clear, ultra-clear, ultra-blue waters. A long beach with a long, sandy beach behind the suggestive lagoon of the Isuledda beach. The seabed slopes gently and remains shallow for many metres from the coast, the beach is equipped with a bar and all services. Absolutely worth seeing.