According to the prestigious rank of the most beautiful beaches, sponsored by the international website Trip Advisor, five among the 276 winning places in the world, are Sardinians.
Sardinia guides also the national rank, with five beaches placed in the top ten of the most beautiful beaches of the country, a further confirmation of the great resources of this land.
The awarded Sardinian beaches are:
- La Pelosa (Stintino, SS), eighth place in Europe and the second in Italy. One of the most beautiful beaches in Sardinia with clear water so delightful to have no equal anywhere else in Italy. Located in the Gulf of Asinara, protected by the natural barrier formed by Capo Falcone, Piana Isaland and Asinara.
- Cala Mariolu (Baunei, OG), seventeenth position in Europe and in third place in Italy. The beach, surrounded by high limestone cliffs covered with Mediterranean vegetation, is very private and enjoys maximum privacy and tranquility, being accessible only by sea. Made up of white marble pebbles and crystal-clear water is a real gem.
- Tuerredda (Teulada, CA), fifth in Italy. Situated in a bay between Cape Malfatano and Cape Teulada is characterized by impalpable sand and turquoise sea. The beach gets its name from the island just opposite, reachable by few minutes swimming and is surrounded by lush Mediterranean vegetation, which is the setting for this Caribbean scenario.
- Cala Brandinchi (San Teodoro, OT), eighth in Italy. The beach is located in the village of Capo Coda Cavallo has a fine white sand and a ocean floor with turquoise waters. From the shore you can enjoy a spectacular view of the island of Tavolara. Behind the beach there is a lagoon area, dry during the summer season.
- Cala Goloritzè (Baunei, OG) tenth in Italy. This is one of the most beautiful bays of the Mediterranean. The beach boasts a peculiar arc shape, famous turquoise color waters and is dotted with small white pebbles. The above limestone spire, makes it a favorite destination for free climb lovers.
These are just some of the incomparable beauty coastline that have fascinated visitors from all over the world. As pointed out by the regional tourism assessor Luigi Crisponi the seaside resorts of the region do not fear competition and are synonymous, universally recognized, well-being and quality of life.
Sea currents, thanks to the extremely rugged coast, create a balanced and protected ecosystem. The air has a special transparency in virtue of terse sea breeze, while the land boasts an original and fragrant flora and wildlife, rare and protected, creating a unique and highly suggestive scenery.