Also known as Sardegna, Sardinia is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean. Sardegna is a pointy and rocky coastline intermingled by stunning beaches of very fine sand. Since its’ discovery in the 8th century BC, it has been a popular location amongst local. Sardegna is a famous vacationing location of Italian celebrities because of its’ natural beauty. We highly recommend you add this stunning island to your Italy itinerary.
The interior of the island still belongs to native Sardinians who always pay extra attention to their customs, unique language and food. Walking along the shore will get you closer to the Mediterranean beauty, exploring the island away from beaches will get you a clear picture of real Sardinia. Please see below for our top go-to locations in and around Sardegna.

Maddalena Archipelago:

With 7 major islands, this location is another UNESCO World Heritage. For nature lovers and hiking enthusiast, we highly recommend you add this locale to your trip.

Gulf of Orosei:

Located in central-eastern Sardinia, the Gulf of Orosei is another popular location. It is renowned for the Bue Marino Caves that consist of stalactites and stalagmites. Surrounded in crystal clear, bright blue waters, there is no wondering why this location brings in thousands of tourists from all over the world.

Neptune Caves:

These are the most popular caves on the island. Historically the locals dedicated these caves to the sea god, Neptune. These caves extend 6 km and were naturally created over thousands of years by freshwater, they are reachable only by a private charter or local ferry. The caves offer a stunning view of the sea and its’ immaculate coast.

Capo Coda Cavallo:

Situated in north-eastern Sardinia, this cape is a strip of granitic land that extends into a stretch of sea protected by an impressive mass of Tavolara. The range of picturesque islets make up one of the most stunning coastal landscapes that belong to the Mediterranean. This gorgeous area is perfect for diving and other water activities.

Things To Do:

Snorkeling And Other Water Excursions:

If you are an adventure enthusiast, the snorkeling on and around this island is held in high regards. During your visit, explore various small beaches, coves and other breath-taking locations that are only accessible by a boat. You can hire our private charter services to take you to the best snorkeling locations, so you can discover and explore them at your own pace.

Participating In Regional Festivals:

Saradians are very knowledgeable about their culture and customs. A visit to any of their local festival will give you a glimpse of their traditions and love for their olden times. Cagliari, Oristano, Aritzo, Gesico, Alghero and Nurachi are some famous festivals celebrated in May, February, October, October, September and December respectively.

Exploring History Of Sardinia:

The history of the island is very long and mysterious as well. The beehive structures of Nurag people can still be seen throughout the island. Nurag lands and the Greek colonies of the Sardinian coast will give you a sneak peek of their ancient history.

Tasting Wines:

Sardinian wines are influenced by successive waves of its’ invaders throughout the island’s history. We recommend you try, Monica di Cagliari (DOC), Vernaccia di Oristano (DOC), Vermentino du Gallura (DOCG), Liquoroso Secco and Mirto. These wines will give you the finest taste of the local heritage.

Best Beaches

Chia Beach:

This beach is known for its’ immaculate, transparent waters. Besides visiting Chia beach, you can also discover the archaeological site of Nora- the most ancient village of the island.

Is Aruttas:

Many years ago, the quartz sand that can be found on this beach, was used in aquariums. Its’ white sand and tiny pebbles paired with the beaches’ aquamarine, clear water, make this a stunning location for travelers.


Located at a short distance from Porto San Paolo, this beach is a picturesque view of white sand and emerald sea. It is suitable for lounging and splashing around in its’ stunning waters.


Similar to Caribbean beaches, Villasimius has crystal-clear water and great transparency. The beach attracts many tourists and locals because of its unbeatable scenery.

Best Hotels and Restaurants:

Some recommended hotels, chosen by our experts are- Petra Segreta Resort & Spa, Resort Cala di Falco, Hotel Marinedda Thalasso & SPA, Hotel Il Castello, Su Gologone, Corte Bianca, Capo d'Orso, Le Dune, Hotel Relax Torreruja Thalasso & Spa- packed with luxury and swanky amenities. These hotels are welcoming to people who do not want to negotiate with the quality of their accommodation. From their pools, to their beautiful views and incredible locations, these hotels have everything you could ask for in a luxury retreat. All these hotels are famous for their thoughtful and attentive services offered by their professional staff.
Sardinia has its own unique identity of cuisine to attract tourists from different corners of Italy. There is something very unique that distinguishes Sardinian dishes from the taste of any other island. To enjoy these delectable dishes, you can dine at any of these suggested restaurants - Cagliari, Alghero, La Caletta, Cannigione, Golfo Aranci, Oliena, Siddi and Nuoro.
Book your private yacht charter to Sardinia with us. At Yacht Charters Italy, we will take you to the best locations so you can make the most of your stay on this enchanted island. Browse our fleet section and book the vessel that appeals to you as per your group-size and needs. Contact us today so you can get started in planning your trip of a lifetime to Sardegna.