The Olbia-Tempio province of Sardinia, Italy is full of attractive beach towns; and Porto Taverna is one of the finest of them all. One of the greatest things about Porto Taverna is that it is so easy to reach, being just 16km from the airport, meaning you could even be on the beach within an hour of landing! Holiday rental options in Porto Taverna include luxury villas and peaceful beach houses.
Porto Taverna beach is one of the best beaches on the east coast, if not one of the best on the whole island, and is the key draw for those staying in the town. The reason for this is the winding beach’s great combination of fine white sands, warm and clear waters and excellent water sports options – meaning there really is something for everyone on this stretch of coast, and if you are not content with sunbathing and relaxing you can hire a motor boat and head out with your snorkelling gear to explore. More beaches and inlets can also be found in either direction along the coast.
The remainder of Porto Taverna is largely residential, and where you will find the bulk of the accommodation options in the town. The town has enough shops, bars, supermarkets and cafes to keep the majority of visitors happy, and you can always head towards Olbia if you want to completely stock up food supplies or enjoy a night out.
Olbia is just 18km away, and has plenty in the way of amenities and shopping opportunities. The town is also the ferry port, so if you have the spare time you can even enjoy a trip to Rome or Naples. Much more in the way of beaches and tourist attractions can be found along the beautiful Costa Smeralda (Emerald Coast), especially at the popular tourist town of Porto Cervo (47km), which is also the home of an exclusive yacht club.
Porto Taverna is an ideal destination for a summer beach holiday, as temperatures during this season average 28C and are often well above 30C. Autumn and spring are also pleasant times for a holiday here, and Sardinia is renowned as a good destination for a winter break, and rainfall is around its lowest at this time of the year.
Porto Taverna is easy to reach, being just 16km from Olbia – Costa Smeralda Airport (OLB). Those flying to this destination from the UK have plenty of flights to choose from, with Thomas Cook Airlines, Ryanair and Jet2.com all offering this route. Visitors should check their dates before booking, however, as some of these flights are seasonal.