Out in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea you’ll find Sardinia, the Mediterranean island with a local culture, history and identity that is entirely Italian in its fervent insistance that it has absolutely nothing to do with Italy. That said, strong tourism have helped the local economy flourish, and many seek this scenic island for a truly authentic Italian experience for their holidays. For instance, many foreign language students come here to learn Italian. Of course, everyone knows that whilst picking up helpful phrases and vocabulary, the real reason to study the language here is to hit the beaches all day and party with people from around the world all night. This cosmopolitan, yet laid-back culture blends marvelously with the locals, who are friendly and open to visitors. The island offers a broad range of holiday accommodation, from holiday apartments Sardinia, holiday rentals Sardinia and self catering homes Sardinia to luxury accommodation in beachfront holiday villas Sardinia and opulent mansions.
The beaches are splendid in Sardinia, with Costa Rei presenting endless, Dali-esque flats of golden sand interrupted only occasionally by a dark brown rock, and converged upon by the deep blue sky. Geremeas, in turn, offers delicious, powdery white sand for sun worshipers who can’t spend enough time soaking in the delicious rays of the yellow orb. Other famous beaches include Pula, San Teodoro and the infamous Portobello, which is a haven for snorkeling, diving and swimming, just like North Holland or Zealand, but much warmer. Holidays in holiday rentals Sardinia are far from boring. Other water sports on Sardinia include windsurfing, jet skiing, parasailing, kite surfing and yachting out to smaller islands off the Sardinian shoreline. La Maddalena is a perfect example of an off the beaten track Sardinian island that is perfect for those seeking to get away from it all (if “it all” means the big island of Sardinia). Hole up in a Sardinia holiday villa in one of the surrounding villages for a romantic weekend or unforgettable honeymoon.
Like on Crete in Greece, ancient historical sites abound on Sardinia, one of the most impressive being the Tharros ruins, which outpost dating back millennia which was successively owned by the Romans, following the fall of the Phoenicians. As for natural attractions, lovers of outdoor sports activities will beam with excitement upon hearing of how many caves are to be explored during the stay in holiday rentals Sardinia. Examples include Grotto di Neptune and Anghelu Ruju in Alghero. Getting to Sardinia is relatively easy, as regular ferries go back and forth the calm Mediterranean between mainland Italy and the island. There is also an airport in Alghero, Sardinia’s biggest city, and unless you are planning on camping on the beach, you should make your holiday rentals Sardinia or Sardina apartment reservation well in advance.
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