Cala Gonone

Cala Fuili

Cala Gonone is located on the shores of the Golfo di Orosei, whose beaches are among the most beautiful in Europe, especially the secluded Cala Mariolu and Cala Luna, which can only be reached from Cala Gonone by boat.

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Cala Gonone is set in a stunning landscape of steep limestone mountains, and just the drive down the winding road from the high plateau to the coast is a great experience.

Beaches and swimming

In addition to the beaches mentioned above, you can also go swimming right in Cala Gonone.

A quiet promenade full of small restaurants and shops lines the beautiful rugged coastline with a hilly backdrop. The local beaches are very clean and covered with fine golden to red sand. They are equipped with sunbed and umbrella hire, showers, toilets and a variety of water sports.

The beaches of Cala Gonone are quiet and intimate with very convenient accessibility - they are practically right in the centre of the town.

Cala Fuili Beach

A small road leads south towards the Golfo di Orosei bay, at the end of which lies the beautiful pebble beach of Cala Fuili. This beach is one of the most accessible of the stunning coves of the Gulf of Orosei.

In fact, you can drive right up to the beach on the asphalt road and park in the small free car park.

Boat trips

Cala Gonone is one of the centres from where you can take a boat trip along the Golfo di Orosei coast, where you will come across the most beautiful corners of Sardinia.

Discover, for example, the beach of Cala Luna or Cala Mariola and go on a day trip by boat.

Return tickets cost from 45 eur to 60 eur depending on the season and just take a walk around the port where you will find many offers from different shipping companies.

Accommodation in Cala Gonone

Expect mainly smaller private accommodation, apartments and guesthouses in Cala Gonone. Prices here in the high summer season start at 100 eur per night for two, but if you book well in advance (about 5-7 months) you can get prices below 90 eur per night.

How to get there

Cala Gonone is reached by the new SP26 road, which branches off the main ring road around Sardinia south of Dorgali.

Parking in Cala Gonone is chargeable and is paid 0,50 eur per 30 minutes, but maximum 8 eur per day.

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If you don't have a rental car, you can also take a bus to Cala Gonone. From the inland town of Nuoro, which can be reached by frequent connections from Cagliari, Olbia and Sassari, bus line 520 runs to Cala Gonone 4-5 times a day.

A direct Deplano bus also runs to Olbia Airport during high season.

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