Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites


Costa Smeralda & the North East  |  Golfo Aranci

80 rooms - Sleeping 2-3

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Private transfers are included for this hotel

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This family-run hotel enjoys a truly privileged position within the seaside town of Golfo Aranci. 


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  • Save up to £173pp on 7-night holidays with the addition of our exclusive early booking offer.


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  • Prices from just £776pp, saving up to £173pp on a 7-night holiday.
  • Valid on packages booked before 31st March 2019.


Nestled in a corner between two fine sandy beaches, Gabbiano Azzuro hotel is surrounded by crystal clear, shallow waters with stunning views out over the bay and across the coastline on one side, while having direct access to a narrow stretch of gently shelving beach on the other. One of the region’s first hotels, its long standing staff members offer a genuine warmth and friendliness which adds to Gabbiano Azzuro’s relaxed and welcoming feel.

Modern white furnishings and shades of pale blue provide a light and airy seaside ambience within the spacious reception areas which open out onto sunny terraces and a pool area from which there is ample seating to admire the sea view. All the bedrooms are comfortably furnished and each has a balcony overlooking the sea, beach or village. High quality and beautifully presented cuisine is available from the hotel’s main restaurant which has an indoor and an outdoor area with views across the beach. Menu options include local specialities and freshly caught fish which are highly recommended, along with a sumptuous choice of international cuisine. Snacks and drinks are also available from the hotel’s adjacent beach bar.

A short pathway leads to a private area of the beach, equipped with sunbeds and parasols and for the active there’s a number of water sports and boat excursions close to hand. The town is just a few minutes stroll away making this hotel an excellent base for both couples and families seeking accommodation right by the beach with a range of facilities on the doorstep and within walking distance of bars, shops and restaurants.

Official local hotel rating: 4 star

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Facilities in hotel

Sea water swimming pool and hydromassage corner, restaurant, bar, Wi-Fi, beach with sunbeds, beach towel and umbrellas (excluding 15th June to 6th September payable locally). Payable locally: cooking courses, wine tasting, diving, fishing, excursions.

Facilities in room

En-suite facilities, satellite television, telephone, minibar, safe, beach towels, air-conditioning.


Beach: By the sea
Restaurants: On-site
Shops: 500m
Main Town: In Golfo Aranci
Airport: Olbia 23km

Rooms at Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites

Classic Room

From £696pp

Sleeps up to 4 (3 adults)


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Comfort Sea View

From £862pp

Sleeps up to 2 


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Superior Room Village View

From £899pp

Sleeps up to 4 (3 adults)


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Superior Sea View

From £1,065pp

Sleeps up to 4 (3 adults)


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Charming Suite 1 Bedroom

Sleeps up to 4 


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About the Local Area


Surrounded by beautiful beaches, Golfo Aranci is a seaside resort with a charming port. The town has a few local amenities such as shops, bars and restaurants. The best restaurants are near the port and serve fresh fish as well as classic pizzas.


Cala Sássari
Just south of Golfo Aranci, Cala Sássari consists of several small coves with crystal clear waters and golden sand.

The Capriccioli headland has five beautiful small sandy beaches. There are facilities for boat hire and also a bar close to the beach. These beaches, including La Celvia, are amongst the most popular in the area.

Cala di Volpe
A beautiful sweep of white sand with a number of water sports available for hire.

Tanca Manna
Tanca Manna sits approximately 250 metres from the road behind a saltwater lake. It has a great stretch of sand and plenty of facilities for families. A kilometre beyond Tanca Manna is Barca Bruciata, a small sandy beach which is quiet with no facilities.


Baltic Cup - Porto Cervo - June
Sailing show organised by the Yachting Club of Costa Smeralda.

Fish Festival - Santa Teresa Gallura - July
A festival inviting visitors to sample fried fish and delightful Vermentino wine.

Smeralda 888 European Cup - Porto Cervo - August
Prime sailing exhibition.

International Folklore Festival - Tempio Pausania - August
Held during Tempio’s summer carnival and featuring various ethnic groups from all over the world.

Time in Jazz – Berchidda - August
International Jazz Festival – one of the most important in Sardinia.


Porto Cervo
An up-market town and centre of indulgence, it is located around two yacht harbours on the north side of this dazzling stretch of coastline, and being the main resort of the area and a paradise for the jet-set, it’s definitely worth a visit.

Prehistoric Sites at Arzachena
Visit the prehistoric remains including the Albucciu Nuraghe – a bronze age tower, the Tomba dei Giganti Coddu Vecchiu and the Li Muri Necropolis, scattered around the town.

Inland Gallura
Explore by car or on foot the dramatic mountains of the interior, the rugged countryside and the small character towns and villages. Alternatively, leave your car in Palau and take the stream train to Tempio Pausania, a spectacular journey across the Galluran countryside.

Sample traditional Sardinian cuisine in a farm restaurant. Amongst others, we recommend the Agriturismi Tenuta Pilastru, la Sasima or la Somara, all located near Arzachena.

Discover the exquisite coastline from the sea and enjoy the excellent conditions of the north east coast for wind-surfing, sailing, diving, snorkelling, etc.