Tresnuraghes, on the west coast of Sardinia, offers visitors a chance to immerse themselves in the laid-back Italian way of life which permeates every aspect of life in the small village. The local area is relatively untouched by tourism, with visitors remaining somewhat of a curiosity. This is great news for guests, with miles of virgin countryside around the village to explore, and pristine beaches on which visitors can relax without the crowds. A self-catering villa in Tresnuraghes is a great place for couples looking for tranquillity and privacy, while still being conveniently located for all the area has to offer.
Most visitors to Tresnuraghes come to escape the city and simply relax, and this is pretty easy to do once you arrive. Tresnuraghes is only a short 5km drive from the seafront and the picturesque coastal towns of Porto Alabe and Santa Maria del Mare, both of which have several beaches where visitors can lay in the sun or take a dip in the warm Mediterranean Sea.
The beautiful countryside around Tresnuraghes also begs to be explored, and there are tons of opportunities in the area for walking, cycling and horse riding.
Many of the inhabitants of Tresnuraghes are employed in the wine or olive industries, and there are plenty of vineyards and olive groves in the area surrounding the town where visitors can sample local varieties of both.
Spring is a particularly good time to visit Tresnuraghes, with the Feast of Saint Mark on the 25th April each year. This festival sees hundreds of visitors descend on the small town for a traditional shepherd’s thanksgiving, offering a great opportunity to sample local food and drink, all freshly prepared by the town’s inhabitants.
If the quietness of the village gets a little too much, Bosa is the nearest town to Tresnuraghes, and has a beach which was voted the most beautiful in Italy in 2006. Here visitors will also find several restaurants and bars should they fancy a night away from the villa, as well as markets where they can stock up on fresh local produce.
The summer months are without a doubt the best time to visit Tresnuraghes, with dry, sunny days and temperatures in the mid twenties. The location of Tresnuraghes means that winters remain mild, with temperatures above 10C on most days, therefore offering a pleasant weekend escape from the cold British climate.
The most conveniently located airport for visitors to Tresnuraghes is Alghero Airport, which is 67km north of the village, a short distance from the town of Sassari. Alghero Airport receives flights from both Ryanair and Thomsonfly, from Gatwick and Stansted as well as Birmingham and Liverpool. Hiring a car then provides the most convenient way to get to your self-catering accommodation in Tresnuraghes, and will also be a bonus for exploring the surrounding area during your holiday.