Spiaggia Calamosca

A summer's day at Spiaggia Calamosca, 5 kilometers south of the center of Cagliari, Sardinia.
Spiaggia Calamosca, a picturesque oasis away from the noise of the city. In the background, you can see Hotel Calamosca.

About Spiaggia Calamosca

  • near Metropolitan City of Cagliari, Province of Cagliari, South Sardinia, Italy.
  • parking, bar, restaurant.
  • snorkelling, hiking.
  • 20:38 PM
  • 06:03 AM
  • 120 meters.
  • suitable for families with children.
Faro di Capo Sant'Elia at sunset in Cagliari, south Sardinia, Italy.
The dramatic cliffs, the expansive Tyrrhenian Sea, and the lighthouse silhouette create a picturesque backdrop for capturing stunning pictures!

Spiaggia Calamosca situated about 5 kilometers south of the center of Cagliari, is a cozy coastal gem in south Sardinia. With its southwest-facing orientation and length of around 120 meters, it offers a beautiful stretch of sandy shore for sunbathing and a quick dip. The views of Faro di Capo Sant’Elia are nice (see our list of Lighthouses in Sardinia), with Caletta della Torre di Calamosca across the water. You can easily reach the beach by taking Via Calamosca, and there’s a convenient public parking area at near the beach if you’re driving. Known for its natural splendor, Calamosca Beach is considered one of the most picturesque coves in Cagliari. Its secluded location away from residential areas provides a peaceful setting to bask in nature’s delights, from the warm sun to the inviting seawater. While visiting, don’t miss the opportunity to venture a bit further up the hill, passing the hotel, to a delightful restaurant/terrace called ‘La Paillote.’ The panoramic views alone make it worth the trip! You might even catch a glimpse of local fishermen trying their luck with fishing for octopus in the area. If you prefer public transportation, the 11 bus conveniently takes you directly to Spiaggia Calamosca from Cagliari. For refreshments, there’s a small kiosk offering cold drinks, beer, ice cream, and snacks. Families will appreciate the beach’s child-friendly atmosphere, where you can easily watch your little ones as they enjoy the water. Lifeguards are usually present, ensuring everyone’s safety. Calamosca is a serene haven where you can unwind, soak up the natural beauty for a few hours, and create cherished memories in the breathtaking surroundings of Cagliari.

Places to Stay near Spiaggia Calamosca

Hotel Calamosca

  • A 3 star Hotel 0.1 kilometers from Spiaggia Calamosca
the sea views at Hotel Calamosca in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy.
Fantastic views of the sea and lighthouse from Hotel Calamosca!

Hotel Calamosca offers a private beach section and direct access to the nearby Calamosca beach, providing guests with picturesque views of the Bay of Calamosca and the lighthouse. The air-conditioned rooms, some with private balconies, ensure comfort, while amenities such as a TV lounge and a bar add convenience. Guests can enjoy an Italian breakfast each morning and savor traditional Sardinian dishes and pizza at Ristorante Calamosca, served on a wonderful sea-view terrace. With its proximity to the historic center of Cagliari, just 4 km away, and free parking available, Hotel Calamosca offers easy access to explore the city. At the same time, Cagliari Airport is a short 20-minute drive away. Also, guests can access a public beach adjacent to the hotel grounds. Hotel Calamosca provides an array of activities and services (additional charges may apply) for guests to enjoy, including hiking, snorkeling, canoeing, beachfront access, horse riding, and walking tours.


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