Modern air-conditioned apartment sleeps 4 with balcony overlooking green hills and harbour. Attractive complex gardens. Balcony with great view catching morning sun until 2 pm. 2nd floor: 1 double bedroom, 1 bathroom, living room with sofa bed, kitchenette, on-site parking. TV with free-view and DVD player. Very good restaurant in complex with wood oven pizzeria and fresh fish dishes daily with take away service. SEE ADDITIONAL SERVICE COSTS BELOW:
Wonderful variety of beaches with silky soft sand. Spectacular coastal walks. Boat hire, scuba and excursions to Maddelena archipelago. Nearby mountain passes through cork production region.
It is in Santa Teresa Gallura which is a small town in the north with a view of Corsica and an array of stunning beaches and inlets on 3 sides. Rena Bianca the local beach is idyllic. The town is small enough to be relaxed and friendly but has all the amenities you need. The Sardinians are intent on maintaining the very traditional Italian way of life with no high rise and strict control of developments near the coast.
Sardinia is a large island, 4.5 hrs drive from north to south with many distinct regions. Santa Teresa is the northerly most looking at the Corsican cliffs.It is at the western extent of the Costa Smeralda which is regarded as one of the most exclusive tourist areas in the Mediterranean. There are stringent controls on the extent and style of building projects with no high rise and only traditional architecture.
The weathered granite rock formations, such as Capo D'Orso (Bear Head) are unique.
In spring the climate is perfect and the whole place is a carpet of flowers interspersed with carefully placed 'Henry Moore' boulders. You can have sheltered inlets and beaches to yourself. Unbelievably, it only really gets busy in August and even then there are so many coves and large beaches that you can still find a secluded spot. Being in the centre of the Mediterranean It stays warm and largely sunny through to November. Sardinia is the home of organic produce supplying much of Italy and you can really taste the difference when buying from the local market. The wet lands and national parks have been conserved and extended and are home to many rare species including wild boar and eagles.
Santa Teresa Gallura is a small town in the north with a view of Corsica and an array of stunning beaches and inlets on 3 sides. The whole of the North coast is just jaw dropping. The island is renowned for scuba (the coral keeps the water surreally clear), trekking (several nature reserves), wind and kite surfing with a world renowned bay at Porto Pollo, and serious cycling. All these activities are catered for in the local area, town and marina.
Costa Smeralda, Porto Cervo, Maddalena archipeligo (Garibaldi museum) within easy driving distance. Mountainous cork growing region with atmospheric scenic drives nearby. Several important archaeological sites in the area, in particular the bronze age villages are fascinating.
ADDITIONAL COSTS (contact me for a full quote):
a) General expenses = 20 euros per person per week (Check in / out activities – registrations – gas – etc.)
b) Final cleaning = 50 euros
c) Bed linen + towels = 20 euros per person (you can take your own and save this cost)
Paid to the agent on arrival in Santa Teresa
Arrival time from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Monday to Saturday).
140 euro returnable cash deposit with agent on arrival.
There is normally considerable flexibility on these times depending on the agent's schedule, especially off-peak.
Pool available from late MAY to SEPTEMBER. Across the road to the harbour, NOT in the complex grounds.
Cot and high chair available