Spiaggia del Pirata

a picture of spiaggia del pirata in capriccioli costa smeralda north east sardinia
A view of Spiaggia del Pirata, in Capriccioli, Costa Smeralda, north-east Sardinia. In the background, Spiaggia La Celvia and the mountains near Cala di Volpe.

About Spiaggia del Pirata

Go just 250 meters west of Spiaggia Capriccioli, and you will find Spiaggia del Pirata. It’s 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. Spiaggia del Pirata 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 some rocks and a dock, both nice spots to take some pictures from. The parking area is located right behind the beach and has a capacity for approximately 40 cars.

Where to Stay near Spiaggia del Pirata

Hotel Capriccioli

An aerial view of Hotel Capriccioli and its surroundings.
An aerial view of Hotel Capriccioli and its surroundings.

Just 50 metres from Spiaggia del Pirata, you’ll find Hotel Capriccioli. Built in 1963, this four-star hotel offers a sea-view Sardinian restaurant, a seawater pool and a tennis court. All rooms at the family-friendly hotel are air conditioned and have a satellite TV, and some rooms feature a view of the Tyrrhenian Sea. At the restaurant, a buffet breakfast is provided daily. Local Sardinian specialties are served for lunch and dinner.

Hotel Nibaru

The terrace and outdoor pool at Hotel Nibaru.
The terrace and outdoor pool at Hotel Nibaru.

800 meters north of Spiaggia del Pirata you will find the four-star Hotel Nibaru, set in an untouched area featuring lush Mediterranean vegetation. The 60-room hotel features typical Mediterranean architecture and offers splendid panoramic views of the surroundings including the nearby Pevero Golf Club. Hotel Nibaru has a luxurious swimming pool, and a restaurant nearby.

Villa Annarita

Villa Annarita, near Cala di Volpe, Costa Smeralda.
Villa Annarita, near Cala di Volpe, Costa Smeralda.

For those who’d like to stay in a private villa that’s conveniently located close to Spiaggia del Pirata, La Celvia or Spiaggia Cappricioli, Villa Annarita may very well be the perfect choice. This villa is located very close to Cala di Volpe, and features a large garden with a barbecue area. The family-friendly villa can accommodate up to 6 persons. It has a seating area and a fully equipped kitchen complete with a dishwasher, an oven and a fridge. Other facilities at Villa Annarita include an outdoor pool, and parking is available on site.

Hotel Il Piccolo Golf

The beachfront Hotel Il Piccolo Golf.
The beachfront Hotel Il Piccolo Golf.

Even closer to the Pevero Golf Club, 1.2 kilometers north-west of Spiaggia del Pirata, you’ll find the three-star Hotel Il Piccolo Golf. At this beachfront hotel guests can use the outdoor swimming pool and solarium, and relax in a peaceful Mediterranean oasis. Il Piccolo Golf serves as a strategic base for discovering the prestigous Costa Smeralda area with ease, and in affordable comfort.

Directions to Spiaggia del Pirata

Coming from Olbia, take the SS 125 towards Palau. After approximately 7 kilometers, turn right for the Emerald Coast on the SP 73 provincial road, and continue for about 9 kilometers to the junction for San Pantaleo, then turn right onto the SP 94. After 8 kilometers take the turn towards Cala di Volpe and Capriccioli.

Sardinian Beaches Near Spiaggia del Pirata

Spiaggia dell’Elefante

  • Length: 100 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling.
a picture of the elephant rock near cala di volpe on the costa smeralda in north east sardinia

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!

Spiaggia Li Itriceddi

  • Length: 300 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of Spiaggia Li Itriceddi near cala di volpe in sardinia

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.

Cala Romazzino

  • Length: 30 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, hiking.
a picture of cala romazzino

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.

La Celvia

  • Length: 300 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, scuba diving.
a picture of spiaggia la celvia in capriccioli costa smeralda sardinia

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.

Spiaggia Capriccioli

  • Length: 200 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.

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.

Principe Beach

  • Length: 250 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of spiaggia del principe in cala di volpe sardinia

Principe beach (Spiaggia del Principe) is one of the most beautiful beaches of the Costa Smeralda, and shouldn't be missed by those visiting Sardinia.

Romazzino Beach

  • Length: 400 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of the shoreline near romazzino beach in costa smeralda sardinia

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.

Liscia Ruja

  • Length: 700 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling.
a picture of spiaggia di liscia ruja in costa smeralda sardinia.

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