Below you’ll find our overview of some of the best beaches of Golfo Aranci in the Sardinian province of Olbia-Tempio. With the rise of popularity of the world-renowned Costa Smeralda area, Golfo Aranci tourism too has flourished. Though there are fewer beaches to choose from in this area of Sardinia, the Golfo Aranci beaches easily compete with the best beaches of Costa Smeralda. The Golfo Aranci area offers a rich choice of accommodations to spend your ideal Sardinian vacation as well: camping grounds, hotels, and luxury beach resorts in a variety of price ranges are available.
The Best Beaches of Golfo Aranci – Cala Sassari Beach
Cala Sassari beach (Spiaggia di Cala Sassari) is just one of those beaches in the Golfo Aranci area that should be on your list of beaches to visit during your Sardinian holiday. It’s 300 meters long and is located just south-east of La Marinella beach, near the charming village of Golfo Aranci. This beach is a nice place for children to swim and play. It offers a beautiful view of Isola Tavolara in the south-west, with an occasional ferry boat peacefully passing by in the far distance.
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The Best Beaches of Golfo Aranci – Bianca Beach
Bianca beach (Spiaggia Bianca) is the next gem you’ll find in the scenic area of Golfo Aranci. You’ll find it just half a kilometer north of Cala Sassari beach. The beach is curved, faces south looking out over the Olbia Bay, with mesmerizing views of Isola Tavolara. Bianca beach has a length of 350 meters, and its shallow waters allow children to enjoy swimming and playing. This beach too is one of the best beaches of Golfo Aranci.
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The Best Beaches of Golfo Aranci – Sos Aranzos Beach
Sos Aranzos beach (spiaggia di Sos Aranzos) is a small but wide beach of just 120 meters long. This beach is conveniently located on the south coast of Golfo Aranci near the Hotel Colonna Beach Resort and the Aranzos Bay Beach Club Resort. Facing north-east, it offers wonderful views of Capo Figari, Figarolo Island and Tavolara Island. Sos Aranzos beach is frequently visited by guests from nearby hotels, so it does get a little crowded during high season in July and August. Nonetheless, Sos Aranzos beach certainly deserves a place in our list of “Best Beaches of Golfo Aranci”.
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The Best Beaches of Golfo Aranci – Cala Moresca Beach
Another beach worth a visit if you’re staying in the Golfo Aranci area is Cala Moresca beach (Spiaggia di Cala Moresca). It is located in a small bay near Spiaggia Bianca. This beach features impressive cliffs and rock formations, scattered pine trees, golden sands, and waters of true Caribbean quality. Behind the beach you’ll find a trail that leads to the old Cape Figari lighthouse on a 340 meters high mountain, giving a splendid view of Isola Figarolo. Another trail runs along the southern side of the mountain and will take you to Cala Greca, a small beach that is only reachable by foot or boat.
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