Wonderful hospitality and luxurious hotel choicesSardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean and boasts a superb climate, white sandy beaches and crystal clear turquoise waters. In the North of the island you will find sophisticated resorts whilst in the South you will find many of the luxury family resort properties.
In Sardinia's lively capital city, Cagliari, there's an abundance of bars, restaurants and shops plus the old quarter for sightseeing.
You will find luxurious yachts in the harbour at Costa Smerelda or tee-off at the spectacular 18-hole Pevero Golf Club.
Some of the luxury family resorts like the Forte Village get booked very early for peak dates so bear this in mind if this is on your holiday wish list.
Time Difference: GMT +2 hours
Italy enjoys four seasons, although winters in the south of the country can be extremely mild with temperatures tending not to fall below 15 degrees.
The months of July to September offer the hottest temperatures, often reaching 30 degrees Celsius.
In winter (December to February) temperatures can dip to almost zero.
Most rainfall is from November to April.
Leisure & Activities
With over 1,800 Km of coastline, it has been said that Sardinia has the most beautiful beaches in the whole of Mediterranean Sea. Some of the best beaches include Costa Smeralda, Cala Gonone and La Pelosa which is near to Stintino. Beaches are mostly pure white sand leading down to a stunning azure blue sea.
Sardinia has a very rich and diverse mix of wildlife including visiting flamingo’s. Out at sea you can sometimes spot whales and seals basking in the shallow waters. Inland it’s also possible to see wild horses and the Sardinian wild cat as well as a fantastic array of bird life.
The capital of Sardinia, Cagliari, is situated on the south coast of the island and is most famous for its’ hilltop castle, consisting of a medieval walled city positioned high overlooking the rest of the town. Being the capital, it has its’ fare-share of nightlife including bars and restaurants as well as shops and food outlets.