Overlooking Cala di Volpe just a short walk to the shore, this luxury villa in Sardinia is an ideal escape for families and friends.
Set on one floor, the main lounge is a bright airy space that opens out to the gardens and shaded terraces and is separated into three areas for dining, reading and relaxation.
Food is a big deal in Italy and the professional grade kitchen is manned by Domenica who will prepare local favorites, and at certain times of year in the wood fired pizza oven.
There are five en suite bedrooms that can accommodate up to nine guests. One is a double bedroom with its own terrace, there are two additional doubles, one single and one with two singles.
Head out to the terrace with its stunning views, and dine al fresco. The garden is the place to head if you want to soak in the island sun by the pool.
Welcome basket of local foods and Prosecco on arrival. Optional services including private chef and boat available for island hopping. Wifi throughout, cable TV, laundry facilities, two on site parking places.
The jet set and celebrity capital of the Costa Smeralda, Porto Cervo on Sardinia’s north east tip features a dazzling array of luxury shops, and cafes, clubs and boutiques all centered around a beautiful natural cove bobbing with mega-yachts.
The island’s spectacular natural beauty is legendary and its turquoise waters and white sandy beaches in the Cala di Volpe, Grande Pevero and its smaller sister beach Piccolo Pevero are some of the best. A little further south is Romazzino and Principe beach along with sheltered coves, including Liscia Ruja and the lovely Cala Capriccioli. You can take a boat to the Golfo di Orosei’s coves, or to La Maddalena’s cluster of granite islands and the offshore islets of Li Nibani to discover spots accessible only from the sea.
The fishing port of Cannigione is a twenty minute drive from the villa and sells traditional Sardinian ceramics and arts and crafts and has both great morning and evening markets.
Nearby San Pantaleo and Porto Rotondo are charming towns to explore, full of delightful shops, restaurants, and cafes set against magnificent rock formations. Head down on market day to soak in the ambiance and peruse the arts and crafts.
The island’s interiors are rugged and lush with oak and pine forests and the spectacular Gola Su Gorropu canyon for hiking, magnificent rock formations that the island is famous for, and Bronze Age settlements to discover.
Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy. Nearest Airport: Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Spring through Fall
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