Beach Holiday in Sardinia? Try San Teodoro

With its 37 km of coastline, San Teodoro is a seaside resort known for its splendid beaches. Consisting of elegant villas and well-kept flower-filled streets, the town counts just under five thousand residents in winter but it is animated by tens of thousands of tourists in summer.


The town centre offers pleasant views for a walk and has wide rage of shops and restaurants. There ice-cream shops, pizzerias, wine bars and take aways. There is also an evening market where you can find local handicrafts and various curious objects.


If the sporty can indulge themselves by practicing windsurfing, sailing, diving, snorkeling and kayaking, in the various centres along the coast, nature lovers can devote themselves to birdwatching in the suggestive lagoon setting near the beach “La Cinta”.


On foot or with the Beach Bus, you can choose from a plethora of sandy beaches and rocky inlets to fill every day of your holiday. The nearby Capo Coda Cavallo is also part of the Protected Marine Area of ​​Tavolara Punta Coda Cavallo, which also includes the beautiful island of Tavolara, a constant feature throughout the holiday. Award-winning, it is one of the best protected marine areas in the Mediterranean and a dream destination for diving and snorkelling enthusiasts.


Unlike mainland Italy, the beaches in Sardinia are all free but it is possible to hire sunbeds and umbrellas if this what you looking for. On almost all the beaches, there are kiosk bars and rentals of pedalos, paddle board, kayaks and wind surfing.


Check out San Teodoro Beach Map


How to get there: San Teodoro is less than 30 minutes from Olbia airport. Car hire is not essential for a holiday in San Teodoro but it is useful if you wish to explore deeper into Sardinia.


When to go: August tends to be busy and those deserted beaches are usually all filled up, however, May to early July and September to October they quickly empty again. San Teodoro tends to be fairly quiet outside the season.


Best for: anyone looking for some sea and sun therapy. Families with kids of all ages will appreciate the safety of the sea and the fine sand of the larger beaches.


Beyond: The glitzy Costa Smeralda is less than an hour drive while if you are looking for the wider side of Sardinia venture South to the deep marine grottoes of Cala Gonone.

Where to stay

Escape to Baglioni Resort Sardinia and embark on an extraordinary seaside retreat, where luxury, natural beauty, and unforgettable experiences await.

  • from £ 2100 per person
  • 7 nights sharing a Superior double room including breakfast
  • Fully comprehensive car hire arranged airport