Pula Beach is the finest in the whole of Sardinia. The huge, sweeping bay of Pula is lined by soft, golden sand, perfect for anyone with a love for lazy days on the beach. Located in the Cagliari district of Sardinia, there is a rich mix of European culture, beautiful ancient ruins and roaring nightlife to be found from a self catering Pula apartment too.
The sparkling waters and gleaming white sands of Porto d’Agumu beach in Pula create an almost dream like combination, where you can loose a whole day before you realise it. The beach is not only a great spot from which to relax in the sun. Walking along the dunes is a wonderful experience from a self catering Pula apartment, and horse riding trips from the stables within the village are hugely popular.
The ancient Phoenician ruins of Nora make for essential viewing from a self catering Pula apartment. Presumed to be the oldest settlement in Sardinia, there are some fantastic examples of both Roman and Phoenician architecture to be seen. There is still much to be discovered about Nora, with much of the site still uncovered. However, one treasure that has been fully uncovered is the Roman amphitheatre, which is the 6th largest in the world. During the summer months, the amphitheatre host a range of magical evening performances, where traditional dress, music and dance thrives, giving you a wonderful insight into one of the oldest cultures in Europe.
Pula is also a great golfing resort in the sun. The Is Molas Golf Club hosts the Sardinia Golf Open, and throughout the rest of the year, allows visitors to Pula villas the opportunity to play on one of the most beautiful golf courses in Italy. After your round, the club house has a great bar and a fine restaurant, but if you are looking for the best of Pula nightlife, head back towards the village. Pula nightlife is varied and highly entertaining, whether you are looking for a lively tavern or a quiet, relaxing restaurant bar in which to enjoy your evening.
The village of Torre della Stelle is slightly less traditional than Pula, but provides a larger range of tourist facilities, from water sports to riding stables, scuba diving centres to top restaurants.
The long summer in Pula, lasting from May until November means that the tourist crowds are largely dispersed across many months. July and August see average monthly temperatures soar to around 34°C, with daily peaks hitting 40°C on a surprisingly regular basis.
Cagliari Elmas Airport (CAG) is located just 38km from a self catering apartment in Pula, Sardinia. Luckily for those of us trying to reach Pula accommodation from the UK, easyJet provide regular direct flights from London Luton (LTN) to Cagliari, and there are plenty of Pula airport car hire services available, meaning you can reach your villa or apartment in Pula with ease.