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Cannigione, Golfo di Arzachena, Olbia-Tempio

About Cannigione

In the area of Golfo di Arzachena, 5 kilometers north-east of Arzachena, you’ll find Cannigione, a late seventeenth-century fishing village. It is now a well-known sea resort, offering easy access to the beaches of Costa Smeralda. Porto Cervo is located only 9 kilometers to the north-east. Among the superb beaches near Cannigione are the family-friendly Tanca Manna and Barca Bruciata, both located a few kilometers north of the village. They all can easily be reached by taking the SP13 in the direction of Palau.

Where to Stay in Cannigione

Residence Riva Azzurra

From all the accommodations that are available in Canniogone, several are worth mentioning. On Via Lampedusa, you’ll find Residence Riva Azzurra, a three-star hotel with 25 rooms. It features a rooftop swimming pool, and guests will enjoy the à la carte Sardinian restaurant. For children there is a playground.

Locanda dell’Amore

Located just a few hundred meters from the beach, on piazza S. Giovanni Battista, you’ll find Locanda dell’Amore. It features a restaurant with terrace, looking out onto the square near the Giovanni Battista church. Breakfast is served each morning. Rooms are air-conditioned, and offer views of the sea and the village.

For an overview of more hotels, apartments and B&B’s in Cannigione, go here.

Things To Do in Cannigione

Near Cannigione, some archeological sites are worth exploring, such as the tombs in Li Lolghi and the necropolis of Li Muri. At the port, boats and rafts can be rented. Also at the port, you’ll find several operators offering excursions to the Arcipelago di La Maddalena. The Consortio del Golfo offers trips daily from the ports of Laconia, Baja Sardinia and Cannigione. Trips are to the islands of Caprera, Santo Stefano and La Maddalena.

Sardinian Beaches Near Cannigione

There are several sardinian beaches to explore near Cannigione. Just click on a link below to find out more!

La Mannena

  • Length: 300 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling.
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You’ll find Spiaggia di La Mannena north of Barca Bruciata. It is located 4.5 kilometers north of the small village of Cannigione, Arzachena. Bellissima spiaggia e bellissimo mare!

Learn more about La Mannena, how to get there, and where to stay.

La Conia

  • Length: 240 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling.
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South of Tanca Manna beach, La Conia beach is located in the Golfo d’Arzachena, just under 2 kilometers north of the popular Cannigione holiday resort.

Learn more about La Conia, how to get there, and where to stay.


  • Length: 350 meters.
  • Things to do: windsurfing.
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The beach at Tanca Manna (Spiaggia dell’Uticeddu) is located just 3 kilometers from Cannigione. This beach is quite wide, and very suitable for beach games. To the north, there are a few smaller beaches to be discovered.

Learn more about Uticeddu, how to get there, and where to stay.

Barca Bruciata

  • Length: 800 meters.
  • Things to do: , snorkelling.
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Barca Bruciata Beach is located 6 kilometers south-east of Palau, in the Gulf of Arzachena. It faces north-east, offering a spectacular view of the islands.

Learn more about Barca Bruciata, how to get there, and where to stay.