Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Costa Smeralda

Enjoy the culture and other features of Costa Smeralda. Well known for its windsurfing, kitesurfing and beaches, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Bear's Rock and Maddalena Archipelago National Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Costa Smeralda

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Costa Smeralda a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Vigne Surrau Winery (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Aquadream (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Gregoland (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Pevero Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Piero Mancini Winery (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Olivastri Millenari (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Costa Smeralda

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Costa Smeralda is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bear's Rock (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Maddalena Archipelago National Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Tanca Manna Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Barca Bruciata Beach (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Porto Mannu Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • La Sciumara Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Costa Smeralda

The nearest airport is in Olbia (OLB-Costa Smeralda), located 15.5 mi (25 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Figari (FSC-Figari - Sud Corse), which is 31 mi (50 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Costa Smeralda?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,849 holiday lettings around Costa Smeralda. From 521 villas to 1,477 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Costa Smeralda?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Costa Smeralda. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Southern France: 137,451 holiday homes
  • France: 231,531 holiday homes
  • Corsica: 11,166 holiday homes
  • Bonifacio: 2,017 holiday homes
  • Aglientu: 1,682 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Costa Smeralda! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Costa Smeralda?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Costa Smeralda with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Bonifacio: 2,017 holiday lettings
  • Aglientu: 1,682 holiday lettings
  • Arzachena: 2,535 holiday lettings
  • San Teodoro: 2,302 holiday lettings
  • Budoni: 1,869 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Costa Smeralda? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Costa Smeralda. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cala Coticcio Beach: 2,617 holiday rentals
  • Porto Istana Beach: 3,561 holiday rentals
  • Pittulongu Beach: 3,532 holiday rentals
  • Cala Spinosa Beach: 1,947 holiday rentals
  • Bonifacio Citadel: 2,315 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Costa Smeralda listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.