Sardinia
Beach trips

Beach trips
193 activities found
Sort by:

Traveling now? See what’s available for your dates

Sardinia

Sardinia

Our most recommended Sardinia Beach trips

From Sardinia: La Maddalena Archipelago Full-Day Boat Tour

From Sardinia: La Maddalena Archipelago Full-Day Boat Tour

Start your trip at Palau or La Maddalena port, where the crew will meet you and make sure you get comfortable on board. Choose from a variety of drinks and food available for purchase as you enjoy the sea breeze. Take a swim during the first stop at Budelli island, known for its turquoise waters. Stop at Santa Maria to lie on the sand or swim in the natural pools. Once back to the boat, admire the Spiaggia Rosa and its unique pink sand. Visit Spargi to discover its white sandy beaches, rocky coasts, and turquoise waters. Go snorkeling in calm waters or lounge on the beach of Cala Granara. Along the way, see the Island of Santo Stefano, Caprera, and the Bear Rock of Palau from the boat. Listen to a multilingual explanation from your expert guide about the history of the archipelago. If you departed from Palau, have 1 hour of free time to shop for souvenirs or Vermentino wine in traditional Sardinian shops. Take a walk around the charming town. Admire the port of Cala Gavetta and the picturesque church of Santa Maria Maddalena before you get dropped off at Palau. If your journey started at La Maddalena, end your trip here.

From Cala Gonone: Gulf of Orosei Cruise to Cala Goloritzè

From Cala Gonone: Gulf of Orosei Cruise to Cala Goloritzè

Every day you can depart from the port at 9:00 10:00 11:00 and 12:00 for a beautiful excursion in the Gulf of Orosei , during the day there are three stops at the beach including a stop at the very famous Cala Luna beach. Leaving Cala Luna you will sail to Cala Mariolu considered the pearl of the gulf where our guests will stop for about 2 hours .On the way you will be offered a cool drink included in the price to cheer your stay on board . The next stop will be in the beach of Cala dei Sisine , we will then reach Cala Goloritzè protected natural park reachable only by land and you can take a beautiful souvenir photo in front of the natural arch. Between stops you can admire the whole picturesque landscape, we will also stop for photos at the pools of Venus and we will approach the cave of the Cormorants. You will depart from the last beach at approximately 17.30 p.m., and return to port at approximately 18.00 p.m. N.B. The later you leave, the fewer hours you will spend on the first beach you go to. Consequently, it will not be 8.5 hours but 7.5, 6.5 or 5.5 hours. 9.00 a.m. departure, 8.5 hours 10.00 a.m. departure, 7.5 hours 11.00 a.m. departure, 6.5 hours 12.00 a.m. departure, 5.5 hours punctuality is required, no refund in case of delay.

From Palau: La Maddalena Archipelago Day Tour by Boat

From Palau: La Maddalena Archipelago Day Tour by Boat

Our journey starts from the port of Palau at 10:30 (the story tells that Admiral Nelson also docked there and stayed here from November 1, 1803 to January 11, 1805) First stop: this will take place on the beach of Cala Corsara on the island of Spargi located west of the Archipelago of La Maddalena, this island is striking for its rounded shape which offers a wild and uncontaminated nature to the eye, on the coast stand out granite cliffs sculpted by the wind, the island of Spargi is the ideal place for sports lovers, in fact, snorkelling is very widespread but it also presents the ideal panorama to linger and enjoy the beauties of nature. once back on the boat after swimming, relaxing or walking on the incredible island of Spargi there will be a stop for lunch, the captain will choose the most suitable place (in the immediate vicinity) where you can eat and fully enjoy every second of your experience. Lunch is not included in the ticket price. Second stop: The fourth stop is scheduled on the Island of Santa Maria. The trip cannot ignore this stage: the purity of the light, the crystal clear sea and the white beaches will conquer you. The homonymous beach, whose name derives from the Benedictine convent built on the small island, welcomes travelers in search of relaxation and distractions. Third stop: The tour continues with a stop at the Natural Pools. A dip in the Natural Pools of the La Maddalena National Park restores body and spirit and feeds energy reserves. These natural pools are found on the island of Budelli and are truly known and renowned all over the world. After that we will have a panoramic visit to the famous Rosa beach, one of the most important and well-known symbols of the La Maddalena Archipelago, closed to all since 1998 to protect and give time to the ecosystem that allows you to give this fantastic color to the sand, to recreate yourself. consequently it is forbidden to trample on the beach or to swim within the area delimited by the buoys. Fourth stop: Leaving the Piscine Naturali we will sail towards La Maddalena. We will finally land in the characteristic historic center of Cala Gavetta, a settlement chosen by the first inhabitants, the Corsican shepherds, as it is more sheltered from the famous prevailing Maddalenian wind, the "mistral or mistral". This stop is ideal for enjoying the wonders of the ancient island, full of history and wonderful views. Leaving the island of La Maddalena we will resume navigation for the return to the port of Palau but not without showing you the most beautiful rock in Gallura, symbol of Palau and a national monument: the Bear's Rock. The arrival at the port of Palau is estimated between 17:30/18:00.

Sardinia: La Maddalena Archipelago Full-Day Trip by Boat

Sardinia: La Maddalena Archipelago Full-Day Trip by Boat

Enjoy an unforgettable 7-hour boat trip to the islands of the La Maddalena Archipelago. You will visit all the most beautiful islands: Spargi, Budelli, Santa Maria and La Maddalena in a unique and informal setting. On board you will appreciate a bar-restaurant service with many typical Sardinian products. We guarantee new boats with large spaces and the highest standards of safety and comfort. A highly qualified crew, friendly and always caring of every need to offer a top experience. We are equipped with international quality certifications ISO. A multilingual audio guide (Italian, English, French) is available on board (the purchase is optional at 1 euro only). It's recommended to bring your own earphones. Daily departures from both port of Palau and La Maddalena. Discover the historic center of La Maddalena with the church of Santa Maria Maddalena and the "Caruggi", the characteristic streets of the island. Use the Elena Tour card for your purchases in the traditional shops of the island. Stop on the soft white sandy beaches of Cala Corsara on the island of Spargi for a swim in its crystal-clear waters. After skirting the east coast of Spargi, admire the Island of Budelli with its Pink Beach and swim in the natural pools from the boat and on the beach of the isle of Santa Maria. After skirting Punta Sardegna and Porto Rafael with its small square, the boat returns to the ports of Palau and La Maddalena at 5:30 pm.  

Golfo Aranci: Eco-Friendly Dolphin Watching Boat Trip

Golfo Aranci: Eco-Friendly Dolphin Watching Boat Trip

Increase your chances of seeing dolphins with a sightseeing tour from Golfo Aranci to Figarolo island. Head to where these majestic and playful creatures are most active and hear about these mammals from your guide. Stay hydrated with complimentary soft drinks.  Meet your guide at the activity provider's shop and hop aboard the comfortable zodiac. Settle in on the comfortable boat and embark on your dolphin-watching adventure with a provider that focuses on sustainability of the practice and the well-being of the dolphins.  Cut through the water on the way to Figarolo island where a pod of bottlenose dolphins has been frequenting these waters for over ten years. Head to a fish farm near the island where large quantities of sea bass and sea bream are raised and dolphins are drawn to the presence of these fish.There are always 2 crew members on board our boats: 1 captain and 1 hostess/steward. The presence of 2 crew members makes this a very comfortable experience. Listen as your experienced and knowledgeable guide tells you fascinating facts about dolphin traits and habits. Get information on ecology and dolphins and what humans can do to help our flippered friends. Return to your starting point at the end of your tour.

From Palau: La Maddalena Archipelago Catamaran Tour

From Palau: La Maddalena Archipelago Catamaran Tour

The best way to know the true essence of a new place is to act like a local. And that’s why we have designed our catamaran excursion, to make you feel the protagonist and integral part of it. Departure at 9.30 AM directly from Palau. We will then sail to the archipelago of La Maddalena. Our captain will involve you during the navigation entertaining you with some information and curiosity, while those who want can try the thrill of being at the helm for a few minutes. Our itinerary includes several stops during the day and is focused on relaxation and nature. We will have more than 7 islands to choose from such as: Razzoli, Budelli, Santa Maria, Spargi, Caprera and Santo Stefano. Our captain will choose the most beautiful coves based on wind and sea traffic. You will have the opportunity to swim in the crystal clear waters of this paradise, snorkel and sunbathe. During the day you will be served an aperitif based on Sardinian products, sea pasta or land, depends on the ingredients that we find fresh in the morning, snacks and fruit. you will have water all day and unlimited soft drinks. The aperitif will be accompanied by a glass of prosecco and during lunch you will be served white wine. To conclude you will taste the Mirto, the typical Sardinian liqueur. In short, you will only have to bring a beach towel, a hat and sunscreen. We will take care of everything else. The return is scheduled for 16.30/17 and we will take you back to Palau.

From Palau: La Maddalena Islands Full-Day Trip by Boat

From Palau: La Maddalena Islands Full-Day Trip by Boat

Depart from La Maddalena or Palau to discover the beautiful National Park of the archipelago of La Maddalena, the crew will be at your disposal and thanks to our expert multilingual guide you will have the opportunity to learn about the history of this archipelago. In less than 15 minutes of navigation we will arrive at the island of Spargi, an unspoilt paradise and one of the pearls of the archipelago. Enjoy the beaches, crystal clear water and pristine nature or you can also explore the historical features found in the bay of Cala Corsara. On your return to the boat, there is the possibility of having some lunch or snacks while continuing to cruise the various coves of Spargi island. Admiring its fantastic eastern coast full of coves, we will cruise to the island of Budelli to go and photograph (from the boat) the famous Spiaggia Rosa and the Natural Pools of Porto Della Madonna, where the emerald color of the water will take your breath away. Continuing we will cruise to the island of Santa Maria (Cala Santa Maria) to make our second stop on the beach. Also here you can easily get off via the dock to reach the large beach or, if you want, you can go for a walk to the old lighthouse (1km). Depending on the day you choose (Monday-Tuesday-Friday) for the tour, we will cruise to the island of Caprera for the last swim stop from the boat in the bay of Cala Coticcio, known for its exotic characterists has taken over the years also the name of Tahiti and since it is a real Natural Aquarium, for this last stop we strongly recommend to take with you a snorkelling mask. During your return to Palau you can admire the island of Santo Stefano, former NATO base, Napoleon’s fort and the G8 works. While the remaining days (Wednesday-Thursday-Saturday-Sunday) we will make the last stop in the historic center of La Maddalena, where you can discover the characteristic streets, visit the church of Santa Maria Maddalena or go shopping. While cruising towards La Maddalena you will discover the old granite quarries of Cala Francese, the weather station of Guardia Vecchia, Villa Webber where Benito Mussolini was imprisoned and finally the historic port of Cala Gavetta.

From Palau: La Maddalena Archipelago Boat Tour with Pasta

From Palau: La Maddalena Archipelago Boat Tour with Pasta

Spend the day exploring the archipelago of La Maddalena on a relaxing boat trip from Palau. Stroll through the quaint town of La Maddalena, swim at Cala Corsara on the Island of Spargi, marvel at the clear waters of Budelli's natural pools, and cruise past fascinating rock formations. Board your cruise in the morning in Palau and begin your adventure. Sail to Santa Maria Island and stop for 2 hours to sunbathe, swim, and relax on beautiful Santa Maria Beach. Next, cruise to the Island of Budelli where we stop for lunch. Before leaving Budelli, stop for photos at Rosa Beach. Continue your cruise to the picturesque Island of Spargi. Spend 1.5 hours swimming and relaxing at Cala Corsara, surrounded by fascinating rock formations, including The Bulldog, the Head of the Witch, and Italy. Finish your cruise with a stop at La Maddalena Island. Stroll through the historic center, down old and narrow streets. Stop to buy a souvenir or relax in one of the many bars and ice cream parlors. During your cruise, enjoy a plate of pasta with mussels and prawns. If you wish, purchase a drink from the onboard bar to enjoy as you sail.

From Cannigione: La Maddalena Archipelago Boat Trip

From Cannigione: La Maddalena Archipelago Boat Trip

Board the Luxury Virginia, our motor yacht. The boat has three decks. The first two floors are dedicated to the Ponte Standard, an open space area where seats are not allocated. The third floor of the boat is dedicated to the VIP Deck, an area with limited access for adults where each will have its own chaise longue assigned for the whole day. Experience the archipelago of La Maddalena away from the crowds on this full-day cruise. Swim in the crystal clear waters around Cala dell'Amore and Porto della Madonna. Visit the town of La Maddalena and enjoy the view of Bear Rock and Porto Rafael. Start your adventure at Cala dell'Amore on Spargi Island. Take in sight inaccessible to many tourists as your motor yacht is the only licensed tourist boat that can stop in this fabulous bay. Continue to the famous Port of the Madonna and experience the striking shades of blue water.   Next, continue to Pink Beach on Budelli Island. Finally, stroll around the island of La Maddalena, the only inhabited island and the largest among the more than 60 islands that make up the archipelago. Go shopping or visit the historic city center during your free time. 

Cala Gonone: Gulf of Orosei Dinghy Excursion with Skipper

Cala Gonone: Gulf of Orosei Dinghy Excursion with Skipper

Every day we depart from the port of Cala Gonone at 9:00 am or 10:30 am for a beautiful dinghy excursion in the Gulf of Orosei.(12 people onthe boat). Our advice is to opt for the earliest departure so as to minimize the time of boarding and leaving the port, which is less busy at 9 am. The Captains, experienced guides who will give you a detailed and interesting explanation during the sailing, will take you to the most beautiful and picturesque beaches (you will see them all) : Cala Luna , Cala Sisine, Cala Biriola, Le Piscine di Venere, Cala Mariolu, and Cala Goloritzè. (During the beach stops it will not be possible to stay on board due to organizational needs of the Captain) . Leaving port, our captains will conduct a coastal navigation to allow you to admire up close the wonders of the stretch of coastline from Cala Gonone to Cala Goloritzè. During the navigation, our dinghies will be able to get close to many of the wonderful caves and inlets along the coast, such as Grotta dei Cormorani, Grotta Azzurra, the Cathedral and the Turquoise; in some you will also be able to swim inside. This will be followed by a stop at Cala Biriola, a delightful little beach with a pinkish color and emerald-colored water, and a leisurely swim at anchor in the heavenly, crystal-clear waters of the Piscine di Venere, continuing then to the wonderful Cala Goloritzè where you will make another stop for a swim very close to the natural arch adjacent to the beach. Back on board, the captain will set course for Cala Mariolu where you will make the longest stop of the day so you can eat, rest and bathe for about 2 1/2 hours (or more, particularly with the 9:00 a.m. departure). During lunch you can use the umbrellas (each 2 people) that you can ask the captain for before disembarking. In the afternoon you will resume sailing to reach the beautiful Cala Luna, which is even more pleasant in the afternoon as it is very crowded until 2 p.m. Here guests can stop for 2 hours for a refreshing swim. Return to port for this type of dinghy excursion is scheduled for 16:30 pm. N.B. if you start at 9.00 a.m. you will make 8,5 hours of excursion. If you start at 10.30 you will make 7 hours.

Frequently asked questions about Sardinia Beach trips

What are other things to do than Beach trips that are worth visiting in Sardinia?

The other unmissable things to do in Sardinia are:

Top Attractions in Sardinia

Things to Do in Sardinia

Other Sightseeing Options in Sardinia

Want to discover all there is to do in Sardinia? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Sardinia

Overall rating

4.7
(1,571 reviews)

Excellent activity, a must-see in Sardinia. The crew in charge of the tour has been excellent, we have spent 2 hours on each beach and the schedules have been very punctual to be able to enjoy all the sites. The boat is very lively, with music and a snack at the end of the ride. I recommend 100%

It was wonderful. The guide was super nice and told us a lot about the history of the island. The swimming stops were also really nice, lots of fish to see and swimming was fantastic. At the end we even saw dolphins. I would definitely book the tour again.

... was a very successful trip! The friendly guide explained everything very kindly and competently. The landscape was beautiful, so highly recommended... Thank you very much

The skipper George was super skilled and took us into many small spaces to see blue water and amazing rocks. He made the trip for us as was so much fun and very kind

We had an incredible time with Andrea! He is knowledgeable, skilled and super friendly. the beaches and views are amazing. Highly recommend this tour!