The two faces of Sardinia

This week’s post comes from guest author Christina.


Picking the perfect holiday destination can be difficult. Sardinia holidays have a lot to offer with the beautiful island providing luxury and relaxation, an array of activities and breathtaking scenery. Where do you stay though, South Sardinia or North Sardinia? Both stunning and have so much to offer a holidaymaker for the ultimate holiday in Sardinia but both have their own unique highlights.


Southern Sardinia


Southern Sardinia


The territory in Southern Sardinia is mostly flat with expanses of stunning sandy beaches. Some of Europe’s most perfect beaches with turquoise seas can be found in Southern Sardinia. The long beaches make visiting in peak season to Sardinia easy as there is plenty of space on the beaches. Southern Sardinia is no doubt that perfect location for a beach holiday.


Top reasons to visit Southern Sardinia

1 – Relax on the beaches – over 1,000 miles of stunning, perfect sandy beaches and turquoise waters
2 – Stay at Forte Village Resort – Experiences for all types of visitor. Fantastic luxury accommodation, superb restaurants and activities for all interests make the Forte Village Resort a unique experience.
3 – Visit the Roman ruins at Nora – Nora hosts the magnificent Temple of Tanit, tombs, amphitheatre and Roman baths.
4- Wander Cagliari’s old town – On a dramatic hilltop bordered by lagoons and salt flats, there are many interesting sites to visit. Spend time wandering the streets and appreciating the views.


Northern Sardinia



Northern Sardinia’s coast is made up of almost deserted coves and rocky inlets. Its indented coasts are beautiful and the rugged landscape, nature and remoteness make it a great relaxing and stunning break.


Top reasons to visit Northern Sardinia

1 – Grotta di Nettuno (Neptune’s Grotto) – One of the main attractions in all Sardinia. Day trips include a visit to the grotto as well as the town of Alghero.
2 – Visit the stunning town of Castlesardo – Built in 1102, the cobbled streets are lined with traditional shops and traditional Sardinian restaurants. In the summer the town hosts festivals, sagre and concerts.
3 –The picturesque port of Alghero – Walk the ancient town and the vineyards and olive groves of the Coral Riviera.
4 – Costa Smeralda – known as the “Emerald Coast,” it boasts beaches and secluded coves. Costa Smeralda is 55 kilometres of paradise.

About the author

Guest author Christina writes on behalf of, loves travelling and is an Italy enthusiast. She enjoys everything Italy and is looking forward to her next holiday in Sardinia.

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