• Su Giudeu
  • near Domus de Maria, Province of Cagliari, South Sardinia, Italy.
  • restaurant.
  • snorkelling, scuba diving, windsurfing, kayaking, hiking.
  • 17:59
  • 600 meters.
  • suitable for families with children.

Su Giudeu

a picture of su giudeu beach near domus de maria in southern sardinia
Su Giudeu, near Chia, Domus de Maria, Cagliari.

Spiaggia di Su Giudeu

Su Giudeu beach (Spiaggia di Su Giudeu, also called de s’Acqua Durci (fresh water)) is located just 1 kilometer south of the renowned Chia beach, near the southernmost point of Sardinia about 50 kilometers from Elmas airport in Cagliari. Su Giudeu is one of the best beaches in the Cagliari area, and arguably one of the best beaches of Sardinia. A popular beach for the alternative and surfing crowd of the island, Su Giudeu features several reefs just above the surface of the sea that make it good scuba diving spot. There’s a diving center in the nearby Chia Laguna Resort. Apart from dudes with surfboards hunting for the highest Mediterranean waves, flocks of flamingos have chosen the area of Chia Su Giudeu as their playing ground in the lagoons nearby. In Setti Ballas, the 18-hole Chia Golf Club lies just behind the dunes of the beach, and the area has several hotels with restaurants.

How To Get To Su Giudeu

Su Giudeu beach can be reached from Cagliari by taking the SS 195 in the direction of Pula. After about 50 kilometers, turn left on Viale Chia and continue towards Setti Ballas. Turn left on Viale Spartivento, and continue towards Hotel Aquadulci and the lagoon. Continue for 500 meters and you will have reached Su Giudeu beach.

Sardinian Beaches Near Su Giudeu

Monte Cogoni Beach

  • Length: 240 meters.
  • Things to do: scuba diving, surfing, birdwatching.
  • Facilities: parking, beach chairs, umbrellas, bar, restaurant, camping.
  • ✓This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of monte Cogoni beach in chia south sardinia

Monte Cogoni Beach (Spiaggia di Monte Cogoni), located in Chia, Domus de Maria, belongs to the best beaches of South Sardinia. It has a length of approximately 200 meters. The beach faces southwest, offering beautiful views over the deep blue waters of Chia Bay. La Torre di Chia, a sixteenth-century watchtower, compliments the scenery on the north side of the beach. The beach is backed by a few low dunes and a pond where flamingos can be spotted in summer. Shallow waters make Monte Cogoni Beach suitable for families with children. Wind conditions at this beach are ideal for surfing, and it’s also a favorite spot in Chia for scuba diving.

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Campana Dune

  • Length: 440 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling.
  • Facilities: parking, beach chairs, umbrellas, bar, restaurant.
  • ✓This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of spiaggia di campana dune in chia south sardinia

1 kilometer south-east of Setti Ballas, you’ll discover the beach of Campana Dune (Spiaggia di Campana Dune). This is the northernmost part of a 1.7 kilometer long stretch of sand that extends all the way to the beach of Su Giudeu. The beach is backed by pretty dunes that can reach up to 20 meters high, and features marvelous vistas of the Torre di Chia to the north-east, and Isola su Giudeu to the south. Beach activities include beach tennis, kayaking, paddle boating, windsurfing, and kitesurfing. Overall, this part of south Sardinia is very nice for hiking and walking as well.

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Su Portu

  • Length: 250 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, windsurfing.
  • Facilities: parking, bar, restaurant, camping.
  • ✓This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of su portu beach in chia sardinia

Su Portu beach is located just a few hundred meters north-east of Chia Beach. It offers wonderful views of Torre di Chia and Isola Su Cardolinu. This beach is a favorite spot among the windsurfing crowd and water sports enthousiasts. Very suitable for a seaside family vacation.

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Spiaggia di Malfatano

  • Length: 350 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, pedal boating.
  • Facilities: parking, restaurant.
  • ✓This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of capo malfatano

Malfatano beach (Spiaggia di Malfatano) can be found inside the bay of Capo Malfatano, in Teulada, Cagliari. You’ll find it a few kilometers west of the well known and busier beach of Tuerredda. Its waters are usually very calm, making it a nice and peaceful place for families with children to come and spend the day. You can rent a pedal boat, and the beach features a bar and restaurant that serves long drinks and a variety of quick meals. The beach features nice vistas of the Capo Malfatano bay, the sixteenth century Torre di Malfatano and a small island named L’isolotto di Tuerredda.

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Chia Beach

  • Length: 750 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, scuba diving, windsurfing, kitesurfing, kayaking.
  • Facilities: parking, beach chairs, umbrellas.
  • ✓This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of chia beach near domus de maria in cagliari sardinia

Chia Beach, with sands colored like peaches and turquoise waves rolling towards the coastline, is one of the best beaches of south Sardinia. The lagoon behind Chia beach is an important flamingo breeding ground, and if you’re very lucky, you might spot some dolphins swimming in the sea. Located nearby you’ll find the Torre di Chia, offering impressive views of the local surroundings and good opportunities to take some great vacation pictures.

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Perda Longa

  • Length: 160 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling.
  • Facilities: None. You'll want to bring some amenities.
an aerial picture of perda longa beach near chia in south sardinia, italy.

Perda Longa beach is a delightful little cove with a narrow strip of fine sand. It is located 800 meters north of Cala Ferraglione, and is 160 meters long.

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Cala Ferraglione

  • Length: 120 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling.
  • Facilities: None. You'll want to bring some amenities.
a picture of cala ferraglione beach

Cala Ferraglione beach is a small and secluded cove featuring a golden sand beach and granite rocks, giving the landscape a rugged character.

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Cala Cipolla

  • Length: 150 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, surfing.
  • Facilities: parking.
  • ✓This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of cala cipolla near cagliari south sardinia.

Cala Cipolla (Spiaggia di Cala Cipolla) is one of the pearls that the Chia Bay is famous for, and is another favorite spot among off-season surfers. The beach is tucked away in a narrow bay and only spans 150 meters, with sands white and fine, backed by dense Mediterranean Maquis. There are pine and juniper trees right by the beach where you can find some shade during the hot hours of the day. The cove faces south, and on the west side, you’ll admire the views of the lighthouse on the headlands of Capo Spartivento located one kilometer away. The working lighthouse is a unique location in Chia, as it serves as a hotel with six rooms. Make sure to bring some snorkeling gear!

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Spiaggia di Tuerredda

  • Length: 400 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, kayaking.
  • Facilities: parking, beach chairs, umbrellas, restaurant.
  • ✓This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of tuerredda beach near capo spartivento in south sardinia

Spiaggia di Tuerredda, located on the headlands of Capo Spartivento, certainly deserves a spot on the top ten list of most beautiful beaches of South Sardinia. Located just west of Perda Longa and near the beach of Su Giudeu, its natural beauty is breathtaking. Sheltered from the wind, the v-shaped beach stretches for just about half a kilometer, but big treats come in small packages! The beach faces south-east, offering pleasant views of Isola di Tuerredda located 150 meters off the coast. In the far distance, you can see the headlands of Capo Malfatano and Torre di Capo Malfatano, a sixteenth century watchtower.

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