There are optional excursions to various inland locations and to the wonderful Caribbean beaches along the coast. A chance to explore the natural beauty and traditional culture of the region.
It is known as the pearl of the Sardinian North East Coast, and is close to the most popular beaches, just a few kilometres from Porto Cervo and Porto Rotondo. Places to visit include Cala Brandinchi, also called “little Tahiti” and one of the loveliest beaches in Sardinia, as well as the Stagno di San Teodoro, home to beautiful pink flamingos.
The island is roughly rectangular in shape and consists of a huge limestone massif looming over the sea. Wild and unspoiled, the island forms part of the Tavolara and Capo Coda Cavallo Marine Preserve. It’s an ideal spot for scuba diving. Boats for the island leave from Porto San Paolo, about 13 km from Olbia, and the crossing takes around 15-20 minutes.
CAPO CODA CAVALLO
This granite peninsula juts out along one of the most evocative stretches of Mediterranean coastline. Well worth a visit are the beautiful coves of Salina Bamba, Baia Salinedda and Cala Suaraccia, and the village square at Punta Est. From here, you get scenic views of the beautiful islands of Tavolara, Molara and Molarotto.
This unique part of Sardinia is known throughout the world for its luxury living and VIPs: a place where wealth combines with beautiful places and splendid beaches: Capriccioli, Piccolo Pevero, Principe, Rena Bianca, Long Beach and Celvia. Places to visit include Porto Cervo and the town of Arzachena, where there are important archaeological remains including the temple of Malchittu, the giant tombs of Li Lolgh and the La Prisciona nuraghe.