Your travel guide to Costa Smeralda
North Sardinia's Emerald Coast is dotted with the world's most exotic beaches. Here's our pick of the 7 most breathtaking beaches of the region.
It is one of the most popular beaches on the Emerald Coast. With its fine, white sand and clear blue water, Romazzino is an ideal beach for a family holiday. Numerous hotels are located near the beach, which is accessible by wheelchair and sheltered from wind. Hire beach chairs and umbrellas, and relax while your kids prance around in safe, shallow waters. Hotel Romazzino provides the perfect accommodation by the beach.
Spiaggia Del Principe Beach
A favourite of prince Aga Khan, the Beach of the Prince is another stunning beach on the Emerald Coast. Divided into two by a huge rock, Del Principe has shallow waters, making it a perfect spot for a family holiday. You can easily visit the beach from Colonna Resort.
The favoured destination of the glitterati and paparazzi, Pevero Beach has pristine white sands and shimmering blue water. A stay at Hotel Piccolo Pevero will let you explore this beach at will.
Another popular beach is Capriccioli Beach, which is preferred by families. The stunning view of virgin white sand and emerald water, with a frame of pink granite rocks, makes it picture perfect. Hotel Valdiola is located in close proximity to the beach.
Spiaggia Bianca Beach
Spiaggia Bianca is a large beach with while sands, famous for its Tuesday and Friday night parties. Stay at Hotel Relais Villa del Golfo & Spa for perfect unwinding sessions after the party nights.
Part of the La Maddalena National Park, it's a breathtaking rose-hued beach, which gets it colour from the innumerable shells and coral fragments. All visitors must be accompanied by Park Guides. Stay at Hotel Excelsior to explore this heritage beach as well as the town.
Cala di Volpe Beach
Cala di Volpe is nestled in the lush Capriccioli headland. Part of the beach is a private beach with Hotel Cala di Volpe, the super luxury hotel, frequented by the rich and the glamorous.