The Best Beaches of San Teodoro

Below you’ll find our overview of some of the best beaches of San Teodoro in the southern part of the province of Olbia-Tempio. San Teodoro, a typical seaside Sardinian village, is famous for its lovely beaches, great restaurants, and lagoons with pink flamingos. It used to be a small fishing village, but it is now a popular and memorable Sardinian holiday destination, just thirty minutes away from the port and airport of Olbia.

The Best Beaches of San Teodoro – La Cinta Beach

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La Cinta Beach, San Teodoro, Olbia-Tempio, Sardinia.

Located 3 kilometers south of Cala Brandinchi, La Cinta Beach (Spiaggia La Cinta) is one of the longest beaches (3.2 kilometers) in north-east Sardinia. It’s a perfect beach for people of all ages. La Cinta beach has clean blue waters that are mostly shallow, and brilliantly white sand. Beach chairs are available to rent as well as paddle boats, and on windy days La Cinta beach is a great spot for windsurfing. Marked by white sand dunes and juniper trees, a narrow strip of land separates the beach from a lagoon with pink flamingos occupying its waters. Given its sheer length, La Cinta beach is also ideal for long walks or jogging. One of the best beaches of San Teodoro!

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The Best Beaches of San Teodoro – Lu Impostu Beach

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Friendly skies over Lu Impostu beach, the third longest beach of San Teodoro.

Just a few hundred meters south of Cala Brandinchi you’ll find Lu Impostu beach (Spiaggia di Lu Impostu). It is the third largest beach of the San Teodoro area, and has a total length of 1 kilometer. It’s a long thin strip of white sand with a pond behind it, and the surroundings feature interesting birdlife, depending upon the season. Lu Impostu is easy to access and very friendly for families with children, as the waters are shallow and there’s plenty of white sand for walking and castle building until the sun sets. There aren’t many facilities at this beach, though parking is convenient. On the south side of Lu Impostu beach, you’ll find a fish food restaurant and often a few markets and some shops.

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The Best Beaches of San Teodoro – La Isuledda Beach

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La Isuledda beach, San Teodoro, Olbia-Tempio, Sardinia.

Just a few hundred meters south-west of Cala d’Ambra you will find La Isuledda beach (Spiaggia dell’Isuledda). This is the southernmost beach in the vicinity of San Teodoro, and has a well-deserved spot on the list of best beaches of San Teodoro. La Isuledda faces east, and has a total length of 400 meters. It features crystal clear waters and colorful light sands with small chips of pink coral, and therefore it is often called La Cinta’s twin sister. The beach features a beach bar that serves affordable food, and you can rent beach chairs and umbrellas. The beach is suitable for families with children. It can get a little crowded during high season, though it tends to do less so in the month of September.

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The Best Beaches of San Teodoro – Cala Brandinchi Beach

a picture of the clear waters at cala brandinchi beach in san teodoro sardinia
Cala Brandinchi beach, also known as ‘LIttle Tahiti’, in San Teodoro, Olbia-Tempio, Sardinia.

Cala Brandinchi beach (Spiaggia Cala Brandinchi), located roughly 7 kilometers north of San Teodoro and 2 kilometers east of the small village of Monte Petrosu, has a very special place in our hearts. Being one of the most beautiful and famous beaches of Sardinia, it is known as ‘Little Tahiti’, because of the Caribbean-style colors of its waters. Cala Brandinchi beach has amazingly clear and shallow waters, making this beach perfectly suitable for families with small children. Cala Brandinchi beach faces east and is over 700 meters long – perfect for a relaxing stroll along the waterline! It has won a place in the top ten of Best Beaches of Italy many times. Highly recommended!

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