12 Beaches near Cagliari not to be missed

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Discover all the beaches of Cagliari, Solanas, Villasimius, Costa Rei, Pula, Chia and Teulada

Su Giudeu beach

Area: Chia

Clear sea and fine white sand; all around, dunes that reach twenty meters, dotted with juniper trees. Su Giudeu is considered one of the most beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean Sea.

Suggested Hotels: Chia Laguna and Hotel Aquadulci

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Punta Molentis

Area: Villasimius

It takes its name from "Su Molenti", the donkey, with which the granite, that abounds in the area, was extracted. Punta Molentis is a cove surrounded by cliffs that reach 15 meters; it has clear waters whose color shades range from emerald green to blue.

Suggested Hotels: Hotel Cala Caterina and Hotel Simius Playa

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Tuerredda beach

Area: Teulada

Tuerredda has the right to be counted among the most beautiful beaches of Sardinia, and, according to many people, even among the top ten. White light sand, similar to talc, crystalline sea, Tuerredda is in a natural and still unspoiled scenery.

Suggested Hotel: Faro Capo Spartivento

Porto Giunco beach

Area: Villasimius

Characterized by white sand with pink nuances, due to the granite eroded by the sea, the beach of Porto Giunco is washed by clear turquoise waters.

Suggested Hotel: Pullman Timi Ama


Area: Cagliari

The beach of Sardinia’s main city, a long stretch of white sand some 4 km long. Well equipped and ideal for families with tiny tots. 

Cala Monte Turno

Area: Castiadas

This beach offers an equipped and a free area and has a number of kiosks and toilet facilities and above all crystal-clear waters. 

Cala Regina

Area: Cagliari

Situated to the east of Cagliari, it offers excellent seabeds for snorkelling and some breathtaking scenery, including some watch towers still intact. Not easy to reach. 

Spiaggia di Solanas

Area: Solanas

Much loved by surf buffs, this beach of large-grain sand offers all comforts including beach umbrellas and deck chairs, a bar, restaurant and a large parking area. 

Cala Cipolla

Area: Chia

Well protected from the wind, this is a sandy beach surrounded by great rocks moulded by the winds. It can be reached by following a long pathway winding through Mediterranean vegetation. It is isolated and untamed, hence does not offer the comforts of a bathing lido. 

Mari Pintau

Area: Villasimius

A beach consisting of small pebbles with a seabed in sand and clear waters. We suggest you use bathing shoes. A short walk to get there is required, but it is well worth it.

Timi Ama

Area: Villasimius

Ideal for a day by the sea with the kids, it is well equipped with beach umbrellas and eating places. Shallow waters where you can spot fish even without diving.

Piscina Rei

Area: Costa Rei

An excellent free beach in sand, not crowded, even in the high season. Large parking areas and many services. 

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