It is an autonomous region which currently belongs to Italy. It attracts boating enthusiasts and jet-setters alike from May through to September. There is 1.100 miles of coastline, offering craggy cliffs, rocky inlets, fine white sand beaches, charming Mediterranean villages and ancient cities brimming with history.
It has grown enormously since Aga Khan developed this resort for the rich in the 60s.
The island itself is savage, wild and rugged however, the heart of the Costa Smeralda and playground for the rich and famous, Porto Cervo is one of the most visited tourist ports in the Med. The town is full of exclusive nightclubs, bars and restaurants Sardinia's most appealing aspect is its unique natural allure.
The island is punctuated by seductive beaches, lapped by turquoise waters and backed by the ever-present aroma of the "Macchia Mediterranea" - which describes the scent of wild herbs such as thyme, rosemary and oregano.
Portisco is also considered an ideal starting point to cruise the unspoiled waters of Sardinia. Providing easy access to all of the main attractions of the Costa Smeralda and Northern Sardinia,
Set on the small private island of Santa Maria, La Casitta offers beautiful views overlooking the tranquil waters of the Manto della Madonna. Nestled on rock formations shaped by the sea, Phi Beach is the best place to see the sunset in Northern Sardinia.
The Cala di Volpe bay is a very popular anchorage for yachts in the height of the summer. The famous 5 star Cala di Volpe hotel is not to be missed during your Sardinian yacht charter, with a selection of bars and restaurants offering Mediterranean style cuisine.
Cala Gonone is home to some incredible beaches, which are perfect for families with young children, teenagers and couples alike. The most secluded beaches can only be reached by boat. Cala Gonone is also renowned for it’s deep marine grottos, the most famous being Grotta del Bue Marino, a luminescent gallery filled with remarkable natural sculptures.
Castelsardo, this extraordinary Medieval town is home to the Elephant’s Rock, one of the symbols of Sardinia, and the incredible Cathedral di Sant’ Antonio Abate, a great view over the Asinara gulf.