Golfo Aranci is a community of about 2500 inhabitants about 20 minutes northeast of Olbia, located directly on the sea.
In the off-season it is mostly very calm and quiet in Golfo Aranci, however during the main season it awakens into a lively small town. Especially in the months of July and August, the town attracts many tourists as well as locals with its beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters and changing events. The quick accessibility via the nearby air and ferry port of Olbia, as well as the local ferry port in Golfo Aranci makes it a very popular holiday destination.
Next to the many small shops with Sardinian handicrafts and typical specialties, the newly designed Lungo Mare at the marina makes it perfect to stroll around. In the numerous restaurants in the village you will find excellent Mediterranean cuisine - especially fresh fish dishes, Sardinian specialties and excellent wines from the region.
Shops for daily needs can also be found directly in the village. In addition to two small supermarkets, several fruit and vegetable shops, there are two bakeries, as well as four fish shops with a daily supply of fresh fish and seafood. On Monday mornings there is a weekly market in via Libertá, close to Lungomare. Here you can find local and Sardinian specialties such as Cheese, salame and olive oils, as well as fresh fruits and vegetables.
The large shopping center "Centro Commerciale Terranova”, close to Olbia is about 20 minutes from Golfo Aranci away. Here you will find a wide selection of food and household goods, cafes, clothing stores, as well as a book and electronics store.