La Caletta

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La Caletta
40°36.588'N, 009°45.346'E Chart icon.png
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La Caletta is a former fishing village converted into a purpose-built yacht harbour, situated on the NE coast of Sardinia, 40 miles south from Olbia and 45 miles north from Santa Maria di Navarrese. It is a good base for car or motorbike hire to explore the wonderful landscape of the Orosei and Gennargentu national park. Nearby is a magnificent 10km long beach.

Charts

British Admiralty
1992 - 1:300,000 Portovecchio to Arbatax including Bonifacio Strait
Imray
M8 - 1:255,000 North Sardegna
M9 - 1:255,000 South Sardegna

Weather

See Italy.

Passages

See Mediterranean.

Islands

None.

Communication

Add here VHF channel for the coastguard, harbor masters. etc.

Also see World Cruiser's Nets.

Navigation

There are no dangers in the approach.

Berthing

The harbour is organised as a marina (details below).

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Circolo Nautico La Caletta

Circolo Nautico La Caletta/wiki/La_Caletta#Circolo_Nautico_La_Caletta
Marina icon Circolo Nautico La Caletta [[La Caletta#Circolo Nautico La Caletta|Circolo Nautico La Caletta]] 40°36.707'N, 009°45.232'E

The marina of La Caletta is run by the local yacht club and offers 174 berths for yachts up to 18 metres. Depths in the marina range from 2.0 metres to 6.0 metres. Water and electricity on the quays. Toilets and showers. Fuel station (0830 to 2100). Travel lift (20T). During the summer there can be an unpleasant smell of sewage from the river that drains into the sea south of the marina.

gcsiniscola@trasportiinfrastrutture.it; Tel: +39 (784) 810 137; Fax: +XX (XXX) XXXXXX; VHF channel 09
Address: 08020 Fraz. La Caletta - Siniscola, Italy
Hours:
Prices: For the latest prices see [XXX Price Listing]

Anchorages

Posada Beach

Posada Beach/wiki/La_Caletta#Posada_Beach
Anchorage icon Posada Beach [[La Caletta#Posada Beach|Posada Beach]] 40°37.919'N, 009°44.893'E
Anchorage in sand at Posada beach north of the harbour. Open to any winds from NE round to S.

Amenities

Facilities
Water In the marina
Electricity In the marina
Toilets In the marina
Showers In the marina
Laundry Small full-service laundry in the town
Garbage Bins around the marina
Supplies
Fuel In the marina
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers ?
Services
Repairs Some electrical and mechanical repairs
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals Europcar rental outlet near the marina

Provisioning

Small supermarket in the town.

Eating out

Lunch is good at Il Toucano restaurant (run by an English lady from Durham!).

Transportation

List transportation (local and/or international.)

Tourism

While the town of La Caletta is not particularly exciting, it is a good base for exploring the hinterland of NE Sardinia. Especially worth visiting from here are the Serra Orios nuraghic village; Su Gologone, a lovely spring issuing from a rocky gorge just north of the national park of Orosei and Gennargentu; the remote and wild gorge of Gorrupu; the Grotta di Ispignoli (‘bone in throat’), a huge cavern featuring the second tallest column stalagmite in the world; the Sa Ena’e Thomes ‘tomb of the giants’, an intriguing bronze age burial tomb; the mountain village of Orgosolo, renowned for its political and social murals, and the viewpoint of Monto Ortobene with its spectacular views and dramatic statue of Christ Redentore.

Nuraghic village of Sierra Orios
The spring of Su Gologone
Sa Ena’e Thomes ‘tomb of the giants’
Open air frescoes, Orgosolo

Friends

Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.

Forums

List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)

Links

References & Publications

See Italy.

Comments

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