Spiaggia Baia Caddinas

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Spiaggia Baia Caddinas, Golfo Aranci, Olbia-Tempio, north-east Sardinia.

About Spiaggia Baia Caddinas

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A view from the right side of the beach.

The small and family-friendly beach of Baia Caddinas (Spiaggia Baia Caddinas) can be found directly in front of Baia Caddinas village, 500 meters north-east of S’Abba e sa Pedra Beach (a must-see cove if you find yourself in this area). It has a length of only 80 meters, and faces south-east, offering beautiful views of Golfo Aranci, Isola Tavolara, the smaller Isola di Figarolo, the Gulf of Olbia, and a small marina (Porto di Baia Caddinas, part of the nearby hotel) that is almost directly connected to the south side of the beach. Baia Caddinas features plenty of facilities, as several bars and restaurants can be found nearby. Diving and sailing tours are frequently organized in the nearby diving center. This beach is very suitable for families with children.

Where to Stay near Spiaggia Baia Caddinas

Hotel Resort & Spa Baia Caddinas

The 2 outdoor pools at Hotel Resort Spa Baia Caddinas.
The 2 outdoor pools at Hotel Resort Spa Baia Caddinas.

Through a green garden rich in trees, the beach of Baia Caddinas is directly connected to the Hotel Resort & Spa Baia Caddinas, a four-star family-friendly hotel widely considered to be one of the best family hotels in the Golfo Aranci area. This 105-room hotel features 2 outdoor pools and a wide private beach with fine white sand. Rooms, suites and apartments are built in a typical Sardinian style, and come in a variety of choices. At the on-site restaurant, you can enjoy the chef’s delicious meals – often based on fresh fish caught in the waters of Golfo Aranci.

S’Abba e Sa Pedra – Golfo Aranci apartments with a seaside pool

The seafront S'Abba e Sa Pedra apartments with outdoor pool.
The seafront S’Abba e Sa Pedra apartments feature one of the largest outdoor pools in the area.

Just steps from Spiaggia Baia Caddinas, you’ll find the seafront S’Abba e Sa Pedra apartments. All 7 units have been decorated and furnished in a typical Sardinian style, and feature 1 to 3 bedrooms. They can accommodate up to 4 persons. A fully equipped kitchen is available, so self catering is an option. The nearest supermarket is just 1 kilometer to the north-east. The accommodations are built around a large 17 meter seaside pool, just a handful of meters from the sea. From there, you’ll certainly enjoy the magnificent views of Capo Figari and the islands of Figarolo and Tavolara.

Directions to Spiaggia Baia Caddinas

To reach the beach of Baia Caddinas by car coming from Olbia, take the SS 125 towards Costa Smeralda, then take the SP 82 to Golfo Aranci. You’ll pass Pittulongu, and Terrata. Continue to Punta Pedrosa, and pass Cala Sassari. At the next roundabout, make a right turn and head for the village. It should be no longer than a 30-minute drive.

Sardinian Beaches Near Spiaggia Baia Caddinas

Spiaggia dei Baracconi

  • Length: 250 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, scuba diving, walking, hiking.
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Go 1 kilometer south-east from the Golfo Aranci port, and you'll find Spiaggia dei Baracconi. Spiaggia dei Baracconi is a 260 meter long, thin strip of pebbly sand that faces south-west, offering nice views of Capo Figari, the Gulf of Aranci and the small Figarolo island. The waters here are clear and shallow, nice enough for some laid-back snorkelling or scuba diving. You might even spot some bottlenose dolphins a few hundred meters off the coast.

Cala Greca

  • Length: 15 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, scuba diving, hiking.
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Cala Greca, at Capo Figari, is one of the smallest coves of north-east Sardinia. This cove is popular among scuba-divers and snorkelling enthusiasts. It can only be reached by boat, or on foot from Cala Moresca.

Prima Spiaggia

  • Length: 430 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, pedal boating.
a picture of prima spiaggia in golfo aranci

The family-friendly Prima Spiaggia is the first beach of Golf Aranci. It is located in front of Via Cristoforo Colombo, north-east of the village's port. A beachfront restaurant offers seafood dishes, fish is purchased daily from local fishermen.

Quinta Spiaggia

  • Length: 70 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, pedal boating.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.
a view from quinta spiaggia, the fifth beach in Golfo Aranci

Quinta Spiaggia is the fifth beach of Golfo Aranci. With warm and shallow waters, this small and cozy beach is suitable for families with children.

Quarta Spiaggia

  • Length: 70 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling.
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Quarta Spiaggia is the fourth beach of Golfo Aranci. It's easy to find as you enter Golfo Aranci village. It's a small beach with a length of 70 meters.

Terza Spiaggia

  • Length: 270 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, windsurfing, pedal boating, kayaking.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of terza spiaggia in golfo aranci

The family-friendly Terza Spiaggia is the third beach of Golfo Aranci. Beach services include free Wi-Fi, dressing rooms, showers, a bar and restaurant, and accessibility for the disabled.

Cala Delfino

  • Length: 30 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling.
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Cala Delfino is a little outpost of beauty and tranquility, with a length of only 30 meters. It is located 900 meters south-west of Baia Caddinas.

Spiaggia S’Abba e sa Pedra

  • Length: 70 meters.
  • Things to do: just enjoy the dreamy views.
a picture of the mesmerising views at Spiaggia S’Abba e sa Pedra in Golfo Aranci Sardinia

Spiaggia S'abba e sa Pedra is one of the smallest and most secluded coves you will find in the area of Golfo Aranci. It is only 70 meters long, and faces south-east. It is not easily accessible, since you will have to walk for about 200 meters along a narrow path that swirls through dense scrub vegetation and small trees. But once you have reached this tiny white sandy beach, you'll be rewarded with captivating views of Isola Tavolara and Isola di Figarolo.

Spiaggia di Sos Aranzos

  • Length: 120 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, scuba diving.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of sos aranzos beach

Sos Aranzos beach (Spiaggia di Sos Aranzos) is a small but rather wide beach of just 120 meters long. It offers wonderful views of Capo Figari and the islands named Figarolo Tavolara. Sos Aranzos is frequently visited by guests staying at the nearby hotels, so it can get a little crowded during high season. Waters here are shallow, so this spot is suitable for families children. Facilities include a parking lot and several kiosks. A good beach for snorkelling and scuba diving.

Cala Moresca

  • Length: 150 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, scuba diving.

Cala Moresca beach is a small bay in Golfo Aranci featuring impressive cliffs, scattered pine trees, golden sands, and waters of Caribbean quality.

Spiaggia di Cala Sabina

  • Length: 180 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, pedal boating.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of spiaggia di cala sabina in golfo aranci north-east sardinia

Well-equipped Cala Sabina beach is located in the Golfo Aranci area, along the railroad track that leads to Golfo Aranci. Open from 7AM to 12 PM

Bianca Beach

  • Length: 350 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, windsurfing.

Bianca beach, 350 meters long, is the next gem you'll find in Golfo Aranci when you go north from Cala Sassari. Children will enjoy swimming and playing here.

Cala Sassari Beach

  • Length: 300 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, scuba diving.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.

Cala Sassari beach (Spiaggia di Cala Sassari) is just one of many beaches in the Golfo Aranci area that should be part of your Sardinian beach holiday.

La Marinella Beach

  • Length: 800 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, windsurfing.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.

La Marinella beach (Spiaggia di Marinella), lies just south of Porto Rotondo, near Marinella village in the Gulf of Marinella, Costa Smeralda, Sardinia.