South of Corsica
in the Tyrrhenian Sea, the island of Sardegna
- also known as Sardinia
, is an emerald jewel with its fine-sand beaches set between a rocky shoreline within its spectacular coastlines. The archipelago of islands of La Maddalena
is also famous for its breathtaking beaches, with the laid-back residents of the town setting the tone for this part of your Sardinian vacation. A villa rental close to the beach can be your holiday home lodging.
Still speaking their own language, which is a direct descendant of classical Latin, the native Sardinians have kept their age-old customs
. Their traditional foods reflect their history, being mainly agricultural
from the interior of the island. Today, with the threat of invaders and pirates a thing of the past, seafood is part of the culinary experience
. Taste the fish soups, BurridaI
, There are lobsters, anchovies, squid, clams, fresh sardines and crabs to feast upon. From the comfort of vacation rentals – beach-side villas or condo rentals – it is easy to prepare a meal for friends and family in the fully-equipped kitchen of your holiday-home accommodation.
Not to be missed is the 12,000 hectares and 180 kilometers of coastline which makes up the national park, the Arcipelago di La Maddalen
. Providing an unique insight into the Island of Asinara
, its national park protects beautiful flora and fauna, some not seen elsewhere. Villa rentals with magnificent views, and just minutes away from Mediterranean beaches, make your vacation rental accommodations a dream-come-true.
, a city beach on the outskirts of Cagliari
is one of Sardinia’s finest beaches. With its castle district, historic centre and one of Italy’s top fish markets
, Mercato di San Benedetto
, the capital of Sardinia is your first stop in an unforgettable Italian vacation. Bearing witness to its Roman heritage, outdoor concerts are held in an amphitheater during the summer months. In the Citadella dei Musei
, you will find the National Art Museum and a museum of Oriental Art. Nearby is the small hill town of Aggius
, an enjoyable place to walk with its tree-lined streets. Follow the picturesque road through the lush surroundings to a pool of spring water, the Laghetto Di Santa Degna
. Close to the Lake of Gusana
is the ancient town of Gavoi
, believed to have been inhabited by Hebrews in the 4th century AD.
On the beautiful island of Tavolara
, you can visit the Museum of the Sea
, with its fascinating collection of archeological exhibits. The marine reserve of the islands of Molara, Tavolara and Punta Est are excellent for diving.
Punta Coda Cavolls is located on one of the most beautiful coasts of the Mediterranean Sea. The Island of Sant' Antioco
has many beaches and it is of archeological interest. Consider a villa rental for your vacation rental accommodations.
Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
offers an easy-to-navigate website to book your accommodation: villa rentals, holiday home vacation rentals, apartments that are centrally located or a condo rental within a resort-like setting.