Cala Monte Turno

A group of rocks scattered on the beach of Cala Monte Turno, near Sant'Elmo, southeast Sardinia, Italy.
A moment is frozen in time, capturing the natural beauty and serenity of Cala Monte Turno's beachscape.

About Spiaggia di Cala Monte Turno

  • near Costa Rei, Province of Cagliari, South-East Sardinia, Italy.
  • parking, beach chairs, umbrellas, bar, restaurant.
  • snorkelling.
  • 20:36 PM
  • 06:01 AM
  • 280 meters.
  • suitable for families with children.

With a length of just under 300 meters, Cala Monte Turno (Spiaggia di Cala Monte Turno) is one of the smaller beaches near Sant’Elmo. It faces southeast, offering views to the north of Monte Turno – which this beach was named after. The sea is very clear in this bay and rich in marine life, making this beach a lovely spot for snorkeling. Sun beds and parasols are available to rent, and a parking area can be found just behind the beach. Two wooden kiosks offer excellent opportunities to enjoy lunch or dinner. As Cala Monte Turno is relatively small, this little Sardinian paradise can become crowded quickly during the high season. The waters are shallow for the first few meters, making this an excellent beach for families with children.

Places to Stay near Cala Monte Turno

Alma Resort

  • A 4 star Resort 0.4 kilometers from Spiaggia di Cala Monte Turno
A view of the outdoor pool and sun terrace at the Alma Resort in Castiadas, Sardinia, Italy.
Nestled in an unspoiled setting, the resort is situated around a central building that encompasses a spacious swimming pool and a serene relaxation area.

You'll find the four-star Alma Resort 600 meters from Cala Monte Turno. This resort has a private beach, where services include beach towels, parasols, and sun loungers. The private beach can be reached via a few hundred meters long footpath. The family-friendly resort offers an outdoor swimming pool. Its buffet-style restaurant serves traditional Sardinian cuisine. All 90 rooms are air-conditioned, decorated in light colors, and feature terracotta floors. During summer, the resort's entertainment staff provides all kinds of activities for adults and children.

How To Get To Cala Monte Turno

To get to Cala Monte Turno beach, you can take the SS 125. At the junction for Castiadas, turn right up to the stop. From here, just follow the signs to Cala Sinzias and once you get to the next junction, make a left turn and continue on a short stretch of coastal road until you do spot the entrance to the beach on your right. The road is unpaved. At the end of the path you can park in the large open space and from there take a short walking trail that leads to the beach.


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