SUN-KISSED SARDINIA Holidays
Sardinia, the Italian island that offers a sensational and unique holiday you will never forget. This second largest Mediterranean island has stunning white sandy beaches, turquoise sea and masses of water sports activities.
- Stunning Beaches-hidden coves & white sandy beaches
- Watersports & sporting activities
- Historic quarters & ancient ruins
It’s popular with families seeking a seaside holiday and couples seeking a luxury, romantic holiday. Sardinia, though, offers so much more.
The great eating and drinking options have their own unique Sardinian flair. It has its own language and a diverse history and culture, with a wealth of archaeological sites, castles and ruins to explore. Sardinia is extremely popular with hikers and mountain bikers, with beautiful hidden villages, churches and unique wildlife waiting to be discovered. It’s a destination that can be enjoyed and treasured by all ages, offering something for everyone.
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WHY VISIT SARDINIA?
1. Stunning scenery, beautiful coastline, sensational beaches and unique wildlife
Superb white sandy beaches, hidden coves and steep limestone cliffs; the diverse coastal
scenery is spectacular. There is a beach to suit all types, and they are regularly voted as some of the best in Europe. Porto Pino is popular with families. Cala Ostina is tranquil with no facilities.
Sardinia is mountainous with some of the highest sand dunes in Europe, steep gorges and
lakes. Descend the 654 steps to Neptune’s grotto with its impressive stalactites. Unique Giara horses, flamingos and dolphins can be seen. In the coastal wilderness of Parco
Nazionale dell ‘Asinara, you may spot albino donkeys, peregrine falcons and wild boar.
2. Water Sports and Outdoor activities
Swimming, snorkelling, surfing, windsurfing, kite, surfing, SUP, beach horse riding, mountain
biking, sailing, boat trips, golf and diving are all available. Hiking is popular... There is a
challenging 6 day Selvaggio Blu trail and Gorropu canyon known as ’Europe’s Grand Canyon’, is one of the deepest in Europe and also frequented by rock climbers.
3. Ancient ruins
Sardinia has more than 7000 ’nuraghi’, Bronze Age stone towers, such as Su Nuraxi UNESCO World heritage site, sacred wells and ‘giant’ tombs.
4. Sensational cities and mountain villages
Cagliari is the vibrant capital with museums, art galleries, churches and range of eateries. Check out II Castello, the historic quarter with the Royal Palace and the Cathedral.
The medieval walled city of Alghero maintains a strong Spanish influence. Upmarket Smerelda is the place to go to see the jet set and mega yachts. See beautiful mountain villages; elegant Bosa has colourful houses and a medieval castle.
5. Food and Drink
Fresh, local ingredients are used and there’s a long tradition of creating preserved meats and
cheeses, such as pecorino made with sheep’s milk. Try culurgiones, which is similar to ravioli,
and malloreddus, pasta and sausages. Dishes vary region to region and local wine tasting tours are popular. Sample the local beer and mirto liquor made from myrtle berries.
Start your holiday to Sardinia today!
When To Go
May to early October.
Olbia (OLB) is the airport to use if you're staying in North Sardinia. Flights from the UK are around 2 hours.
Cagliari (CAG) is the airport to use if you're staying in South Sardinia. A Flights are around 2 hours.
1.We recommend hiring a car to explore the island fully...we can help you with this.
2. Sardinia is famous for its many festivals, such as the horse races of S’Ardia, and the medieval tournament in February of Sa Sartiglia in Oristano.
3. Aquadream waterpark and the aquarium at Cala Genone are popular with familes.