City Secrets | Sardinia

Known for its picturesque beaches and exquisite cibo, Sardinia is Italy's answer to the Grecian Islands and the south of France. Frequented by the world's elite from the Saudi Royal Family to the Missoni family, Sardinia is truly a national treasure.

Known for its picturesque beaches and exquisite cibo, Sardinia is Italy's answer to the Grecian Islands and the south of France. Frequented by the world's elite from the Saudi Royal Family to the Missoni family, Sardinia is truly a national treasure. 

 


 

Costa Smeralda

Where to stay

 

Hotel Pitrizza, an all-inclusive resort centrally located in Porto Cervo, offers the most elegantly posh accommodations in the area.  Costa Smeralda, Porto Cervo 07020, (39-0789) 930111.

 

Cala di Volpe is the most sought-after hotel in Costa Smerelda with a large seawater pool and access to a private beach club. Costa Smeralda, Porto Cervo 07020, (39-0789) 976111.


Where to eat

 

La Gallura is known for its traditional Sardinian cooking. Designer Angela Missoni regarded it as one of the best restaurants in Italy. 145 Corso Umberto, Olbia, (39-0789) 24648.

 

Il Portico is located in the Piazzetta and offers a front row seat to the town?s hustling and bustling. Porto Cervo, (39-0789) 931603.
 

What to do

 

Shop at Rossana Orlandi, a homeware design gallery that offers a Milanese blend of contemporary and vintage pieces. Via Del Porto, Arzachena, OT 07021, (39-0789) 94219.

Visit the MDM Museum, a culturally rich alternative to all of the recreational activities available in Costa Smerelda. Don?t forget to go to the top floor for a drink at the Belvedere Bar. 1 Via del Porto Vecchio , Porto Cervo 07020, (39-0789) 92225.

Check out Bar Boujis? a champagne bar located right next to the MDM Museum in the trendy Promenade du Port. 1 Via del Porto Vecchio , Porto Cervo 07020, (39-0789) 92225.

Don't forget to explore their world-famous beaches!

 

La Maddalena Archipelago

 

Where to stay    

 

Hotel Garibaldi is a small boutique hotel located right above the harbor. Via La Marmora,  La Maddalena Olbia-Tempio 07024, (39-0789) 737314.      

 

La Maddalena Hotel & Yacht Club is a new hotel in close proximity to both the beach and downtown. The contemporary style provides a welcoming atmosphere that is regarded as the best that the main island offers. Piazza Faravelli, La Maddalena Olbia-Tempio 07024, (39-0789) 794273.

 

Where to eat

 

La Grotta is a family-run local favorite set in the Maddalena Archipelago National Park. Their specialty is sea food, and they do not disappoint. 3 Via Principe di Napoli, La Maddalena Olbia-Tempio 07024, (39-0789) 737228.


L?Ottava Isola is a floating seafood restaurant anchored off of the island Santo Stefano. Hands down, this is the most romantic dinner in the archipelago. Isola di Santo Stefano, La Maddalena, (39-338) 4919198

 

What to do

 

Shop at Cervo, the place to go for handmade jewelry and leather goods with a touch of modern style. All pieces are made by Umberto Cervo, a self-taught artisan. 23 Via Vittorio Emanuele, La Maddalena, (39-0789) 733014.

 

Shop at Baghi Baghi for an eclectic mix of vintage clothing at surprisingly low prices. 1 Via Montebello, La Maddalena, no phone

 

Tour the Garibaldi House & Museum. The former residence of Giuseppe Garibaldi, claimed to be one of Italy?s ?fathers of the fatherland,? is a historical landmark you shouldn?t miss. Isola Caprera, La Maddalena Olbia-Tempio 07024, (39-0789) 727162.

 

Shop at L-atitude and be Jet-Set Ready for Sardinia!

 

 

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