Quinta Spiaggia

a view from quinta spiaggia, the fifth beach in Golfo Aranci
Quinta Spiaggia, Golfo Aranci, Olbia-Tempio

About Quinta Spiaggia

As its name implies, Quinta Spiaggia is the fifth beach of Golfo Aranci. It is separated from Quarta Spiaggia by a small granite cliff. This small and cozy beach is backed by a small pond (stagno) where birds come to breed in winter. The waters at Quinta Spiaggia are quite shallow, making the beach suitable for families with children. As with the other public beaches in Golfo Aranci, the scenery here is just marvelous: you can lazily admire Capo Figari, the uninhabited island of Figarolo, and the occasional ferry to Olbia passing by.

Where to Stay near Quinta Spiaggia

Hotel Resort & Spa Baia Caddinas

Just 400 meters south-west of Quinta Spiaggia, on Viale Concas Caddinas, you’ll find Hotel Resort & Spa Baia Caddinas, a four-star family-friendly hotel. The hotel features 2 outdoor pools and a private beach with fine white sand that is part of the beach of Baia Caddinas. All 105 rooms, suites and apartments are built in a typical Sardinian style, and come in a variety of choices.

Appartamenti Perlacea

Appartamenti Perlacea
Beautiful coastal views at Appartamenti Perlacea.

200 meters behind Quinta Spiaggia you’ll find the Appartamenti Perlacea. This is a group of 5 apartments that can accommodate up to 5 persons each. They feature either a terrace or patio with stunning views of the sea and the islands. You can choose between 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. All units have a fully equipped kitchenette with fridge. They’re a nice choice for those who’d like to cook themselves, the Golfo supermarket is just a few steps behind the apartments on Via Libertà.

Casa Gaia

Just below Quinta Spiaggia, on Via Ginepro, you’ll find Casa Gaia. This cozy 4-person apartment features a garden with a terrace with views of the sea and Isola Tavolara. This self-catering apartment – with daily maid service – features a kitchenette and a private bathroom. Car rental can be arranged at the apartment.

Directions to Quinta Spiaggia

To reach Quinta Spiaggia coming from Olbia by car, take the SS 125 towards Costa Smeralda, then take the SP 82 to Golfo Aranci. You’ll pass the small villages of Pittulongu and Terrata. Continue to Punta Pedrosa, and pass Spiaggia Bianca. At the next roundabout, make a right turn – and immediately keep left – then head for Golfo Aranci village. It should be no longer than a 30-minute drive.

Sardinian Beaches Near Quinta Spiaggia

Spiaggia dei Baracconi

  • Length: 250 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, scuba diving, walking, hiking.
a picture of spiaggia dei baracconi in golfo aranci north-east sardinia

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.
a picture of cala greca in golfo aranci sardinia

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.

Quarta Spiaggia

  • Length: 70 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling.
a picture of quarta spiaggia in golfo aranci

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.
a picture of cala delfino near baia caddinas in golfo aranci

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 Baia Caddinas

  • Length: 80 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of spiaggia baia cardinas in golfo aranci in north-east sardinia

The small and family-friendly beach of Baia Caddinas can be found directly in front of Baia Caddinas village, 500 meters north-east of S’Abba e sa Pedra Beach.

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.