About Spiaggia del Principe
Principe beach (Spiaggia del Principe, also known as Portu Li Coggi), is one of the best beaches of Costa Smeralda. The beach is located near the small village of Cala di Volpe, between Romazzino beach and Capriccioli. About 800 meters away from the car parking areas (both free and paid), it will take you a good ten-minute walk along a rocky path before you’ll get rewarded and reach the white sandy beach, with its lovely clear water and ever-changing hues of turquoise. Principe Beach is divided by rocks in the middle that stretch out into the ocean, and is about 250 meters long in total. Principe Beach is a nice spot for snorkelling, as several species of small fish swim quietly in its shallow waters. A small bar serves lunch, ice cream and cold drinks. Spiaggia del Principe shouldn’t be missed by those visiting the Costa Smeralda, but it can get a little crowded in August, so you may want to go early.
Where to Stay near Spiaggia del Principe
Hotel Cala di Volpe
Located in a romantic spot in the heart of the Costa Smeralda, Hotel Cala Di Volpe offers a very peaceful vibe in the midst of the charming fishing village with Sardinian houses and villas. The five-star hotel surrounds itself with the unforgettable vibes of Mediterranean white sand beaches and tantalizing vistas of the mountains of Golfo Aranci and Isola Tavolara. Hotel Cala Di Volpe offers 124 guest rooms that include six suites, and an outdoor pool with a length of nearly 50 meters. The hotel offers an amazing experience of luxury and comfort with the classic double, premium double, superior double, and deluxe suites. The hotel features an intimate sanctuary that is filled with excitement with the amenities they provide right at your fingertips. There is complimentary WiFi, a private beach, three tennis courts, and two fitness centers available for hotel guests. Hotel Cala di Volpe also provides a wellness center to ensure the maximum comfort for every visitor. The Restaurant Cala di Volpe offers a Dine-Around Program which allows guests to experience the vast choices of meals a day around the fantastic accommodations.
This perfect haven exudes beauty and isolation with its proximity to Capriccioli Beach, which is about fifty meters away. Hotel Capriccioli sits to the eastern coastline of beautiful Sardinia and is about 1.4 kilometers from Spiaggia del Principe. Guests can also visit Liscia Ruja Beach at 1.6 kilometers and the Giants Tombs Coddu Vecchiu at 13.3 kilometers. The 20.4-kilometer proximity to Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport makes the place even more charming for guests who want to enjoy the breeze of Sardinia at the most comfortable and affordable site. Hotel Capriccioli provides excellent choices for a double or twin room with side sea views, a small single room, or a small double room. A double room and triple room with balcony are perfect for guests’ varying requirements. The hotel also provides both free and paid internet services. The private parking area ensures the safety of vehicles and does not require reservations. There is also an outdoor pool and swimming pool for additional enjoyment for guests during their stay. A wide range of activities that guests may pick includes canoeing, bike rental, golf, and tennis.
Originally built by the ambitious British film company The Rank Organization, the luxurious five-star Hotel Romazzino offers rooms with a private terrace overlooking the garden or Mediterranean Sea. Rooms are elegantly decorated, and feature modern comforts such as an LCD TV and a CD and DVD player. The 94-room hotel also features 2 fitness centers, a salt-water swimming pool, and a spa that offers massages and other wellness treatments. The Romazzino Hotel has its own large garden with wild flowers and a small private beach. Other famous Sardinian beaches are in the direct vicinity of the hotel. The nearby Principe beach (Spiaggia del Principe), one of the best beaches of Costa Smeralda, is a beautiful beach with lovely clear water and certainly a very nice spot for snorkelling. On the beach, a small bar serves lunch, ice cream and cold drinks. Further south you'll find the long and wide Liscia Ruja with powdery white sands and incredibly blue water. The Long Beach Café serves breakfast and lunch can be enjoyed both at the restaurant or on the beach.
How To Get To Spiaggia del Principe
Coming from Olbia, take the SS 125 towards Arzachena, then take the SP 73 to Portisco. Once arrived at Portisco, take the SP 94 to Cala di Volpe. Turn right onto the SP 160, and head for Capriccioli. Once you see the sign for Romazzino, make a left turn. Take the third exit to the right to enter the parking of Principe beach.
Sardinian Beaches Near Spiaggia del Principe
Spiaggia del Pirata
Spiaggia del Pirata is a small beach that’s located 50 meters south of Hotel Capriccioli. It has a length of just 100 meters and faces west, offering views of la Celvia beach to the north and the mountainous surroundings behind Spiaggia Li Itriceddi to the west. It is a nice beach for some relaxed snorkelling, as its waters are shallow and you’ll find some scattered rocks in the water to swim around. On the north side of the beach you’ll find a dock. Parking is available right behind the beach.
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Spiaggia dell Elefante has a length of only 100 meters, and is intersected by several rocky patches and pieces of residential gardens that reach all the way to the sea. Only a few parts of this beach are actually sandy, but these parts are all very secluded. You can discover all the sandy parts by carefully strolling through the rocky and shallow waters. This beach mostly faces west, and offers magnificent views of the coastal area near Spiaggia Li Itriceddi, 700 meters across the Cala di Volpe Bay. It is the perfect beach to experience pure nature, relaxation and stunning views!
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Spiaggia Li Itriceddi
South-west of Cala di Volpe you’ll discover Spiaggia Li Itriceddi. It faces south-east, featuring views of Isola Soffi, and yachts passing by in summer.
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Cala Romazzino is a small cove that is located just north of Hotel Romazzino. It is one of the little Sardinian treasures that requires some effort to find.
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Within a comfortable walking distance from the beach of Capriccioli you will find La Celvia beach, in the heart of the beatiful Sardinian Costa Smeralda.
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Capriccioli Beach belongs on the list of the most beautiful beaches of the Costa Smeralda. This rather small beach is divided by enormous granite rocks. This beach offers beautiful views of the island of Mortorio, which can only be reached by small boats. Also, Capriccioli offers panoramic views of the islands of Soffi and Le Camere, both situated roughly 2 kilometers off the coast. The waters are shallow, and often very calm and smooth with a gentle tide, allowing children to play freely.
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Romazzino Beach, just north of Romazzino village and south-east of Porto Cervo, has white sand and clear blue water. Suitable for families with children.
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Liscia Ruja is located between Portisco and Cala di Volpe, and is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches of the Costa Smeralda
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