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What to know about Cala Goloritze

Cala Goloritzè is a unique and secluded beach located on the east coast of Sardinia in the Gulf of Orosei, offering unique natural beauty. To reach the beach, you can walk along a scenic path or rent a boat. The beach has limited facilities, so it is important to bring everything you need for an enjoyable experience.

Beach characteristics

Cala Goloritzè is a unique beach located on the east coast of Sardinia, offering unspoiled natural beauty. The beach is characterized by white sand and crystal clear sea, making it one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. The white rock peaks that surround it and the famous "Goloritzè Spire" add to the charm of the beach. The secluded location of the beach, accessible only on foot or by boat, makes it perfect for those seeking peace and tranquility away from everyday life. Because it is a wild beach, the presence of limited services makes it ideal for those who want to experience a close contact with nature

Activities that can be done

At Cala Goloritzè, in addition to admiring the natural beauty of the beach, you can do a variety of outdoor activities. The most common are trekking to the beach on foot through the scenic trail, and climbing the white limestone walls that surround the beach. In addition, since it is a protected beach, it is an ideal place for snorkeling or scuba diving to discover the rich marine flora and fauna of the Mediterranean. Finally, you can rent a boat to explore the sea caves found along the coast, or simply enjoy the crystal clear sea with a leisurely swim.

How do you get to Cala Golortizè?

To reach Cala Goloritzè, the most common way is via a scenic trail that starts from the parking plaza in Baunei, a municipality located on the east coast of Sardinia. The walk takes about an hour and a half and is suitable for people in good physical shape, as the path has some steep and uneven sections. Alternatively, you can rent a boat from Cala Gonone, Arbatax or Santa Maria Navarrese and reach the beach in a few minutes by sea. It is advisable to always check the weather and sea conditions before setting off to ensure that you can reach the beach safely and enjoyably.

How to reach Cala Goloritze with our excursions

You can explore Cala Goloritzè with our boat excursions, accompanied by a highly qualified and experienced skipper. The skipper will guide you on an unforgettable experience to discover this jewel of the Gulf of Orosei, thanks to his knowledge of the sea and the surrounding area. With our boat excursion services, you can reach Cala Goloritzè safely, enjoying the comfort and convenience of our boat.

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How to reach Cala Goloritzè with a dinghy rental

You can explore the beauty of Cala Goloritzè in total freedom. Rent an inflatable boat from Cala Gonone and reach the beach in complete autonomy. Thanks to our fleet of dinghies, you can enjoy the beauty of Sardinia's east coast in complete peace and safety. Sail to Cala Goloritzè, discover sea caves and underwater canyons, and enjoy your time on one of Sardinia's most fascinating beaches.

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How to get to Cala Goloritzè on foot

To reach Cala Goloritzè on foot, it is necessary to walk the Golgo Trail, which starts from the parking plaza in Baunei, a municipality located on the east coast of Sardinia. The trail has some steep and uneven sections, but it also offers breathtaking panoramic views of the coast and surrounding mountains. The full trail takes about two hours, but there is also a shorter variant that allows you to reach the beach in about an hour and a half. It is recommended to carry sufficient water and food for the duration of the trail, and to wear hiking shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather conditions.

How much does it cost and when to visit Cala Goloritze

Access to Cala Goloritzè since 2023 is chargeable, you need to pay a small sum of about 6 euros through the official Heart of Sardinia app. If you choose to visit the beach by boat, prices vary depending on the service you choose and the time of year.

The best time to visit Cala Goloritzè is from May to September, when the weather is warm and sunny, and the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean are perfect for swimming and outdoor activities. However, the beach can be crowded during the summer months, so if you prefer more quiet, you may opt to visit during the spring or fall.

Frequently asked questions about Cala Goloritze

Below you'll find a list of frequently asked questions about Cala Goloritzè, the wonderful wild beach in the Gulf of Orosei. Read the answers to find out everything you need to know about this beautiful destination, from its unique features to the history and legends surrounding it.

Is it possible to walk to Cala Goloritze?

Yes, it is possible to walk to Cala Goloritzè. The beach can be reached by hiking the Golgo trail from the village of Baunei, which takes about two hours. The trek is moderately difficult and includes some steep and uneven sections, but the beautiful views along the way make the experience absolutely unique.

How can I get to Cala Golortize from Cagliari?

You can reach Cala Goloritzè from Cagliari by car or bus. You need to take the SS125 road to Baunei, then follow the signs to the Golgo parking lot and from there take the scenic path to the beach. The SS125 road passes through some of Sardinia's most picturesque coastal areas and offers breathtaking panoramic views.

What is the nearest airport to Cala Goloritze?

The nearest airport to Cala Goloritzè is Olbia-Costa Smeralda Airport, located about 100 km away. From the airport, you can rent a car or take a bus to reach Baunei and then Cala Goloritzè.

Where is Cala Goloritze located?

Cala Goloritzè is located on the east coast of Sardinia, in the municipality of Baunei. The beach is nestled between mountains and overlooks the crystal-clear Mediterranean Sea, and can be reached by both sea and land.

What are the activities that can be done in Cala Goloritzè?

Various activities such as hiking, climbing, swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving can be done in Cala Goloritzè.

Are there facilities available on the beach, such as toilets or showers?

There are no facilities available on Cala Goloritzè beach, as the beach is protected and no permanent structures are allowed.

What is the best time to visit Cala Goloritzè?

The best time to visit Cala Goloritzè is from May to September, when temperatures are pleasant and the sea is warm.

Is it possible to rent sunbeds and umbrellas on the beach?

It is not possible to rent sunbeds and umbrellas on Cala Goloritzè beach, as the beach is protected and permanent structures are not allowed.

Are there any restaurants or bars near Cala Goloritzè?

There are no restaurants or bars near Cala Goloritzè, as the beach is protected and no permanent structures are allowed.

What are the other beaches or places to visit around Cala Goloritzè?

Near Cala Goloritzè you can visit other beautiful beaches such as Cala Mariolu, Cala Luna and Cala Sisine, as well as numerous underwater caves and canyons.

Is it possible to snorkel or scuba dive in Cala Goloritzè?

Yes, it is possible to snorkel and scuba dive in Cala Goloritzè. The crystal clear waters of the bay offer spectacular views of marine flora and fauna.

What are the most beautiful hiking trails starting from Cala Goloritzè?

The most beautiful hiking trails from Cala Goloritzè include the Golgo trail and the scenic trail leading to the famous spire-shaped rock.

How do you get to the famous spire-shaped rock located near the beach?

The famous needle-shaped rock is located along the scenic trail leading to Cala Goloritzè. The hike requires a good amount of training, but the views once you reach the top are absolutely spectacular.

Is there a visitor limit on Cala Goloritzè beach?

Yes, to protect the natural environment and preserve the beauty of the beach, access to Cala Goloritzè is limited to a maximum of 250 visitors per day.