Sardinia's Emerald Coast

From £1,103.08
Duration 8 Days
Departures from May 2020 - Oct 2020
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From £1,103.08
Duration 8 Days
Departures from May 2020 - Oct 2020
Tour Overview

​Join the jet set on this idyllic Mediterranean island, where yachts and designer boutiques are the norm. Stay on one of the most exclusive stretches of coastline in the world, Costa Smeralda, where your hotel boasts a private bay and beautiful terraces overlooking the sea. Enjoy a variety of excursions including a trip to the village of Aggius, which dates to prehistoric times, and a stop for lunch at Muto di Gallura farmhouse, where you'll feast on local delicacies. There's plenty of time to make your own discoveries, as well as optional excursions including a cruise to La Maddalena, an archipelago of rocky islands and crystal-clear waters and a visit to the archaeological site of Nuraghe La Prisgiona, a village of about 100 stone-built megalithic structures. To complete this relaxing break of idylls, you'll visit the artists' village of San Pantaleo, one of the prettiest on the island.  

  • Relaxed Touring
  • Half Board
  • Flight Choices
  • Max 35 Group Size

Your Holiday Includes

  • Return flights from Gatwick with easyJet
  • 7 nights half-board in a 4-star hotel
  • 15 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 7 dinners and welcome drink
  • Travelsphere Tour Manager 
  • Overseas transfers, other transportation and porterage
  • Audio Guide

Included Holiday Highlights

  • Tour the Emerald Coast
  • Explore the rural village of Aggius and meet local weavers 
  • Enjoy a typical Sardinian lunch at a rural farmhouse 
  • The artists' village and market of San Pantaleo​​​

Itinerary

Day 1 UK - Olbia

​You'll depart on your scheduled flight to Olbia today. On arrival, we'll transfer you to your 4-star hotel, which is located on the beautiful Costa Smeralda, on Sardinia's north-east coast.

Meals included: D

Day 2 Costa Smeralda

​You're going to get to know the Costa Smeralda, or Emerald Coast, on today's tour. Owned by the Aga Khan, this is one of the most exclusive stretches of coastline in the world. As we head off to explore we'll discover beautiful white-sand beaches, idyllic remote bays and sublime hotels. It's no wonder this glamorous destination is a magnet for the rich and famous.
Enjoy some time to yourself with a stroll around Porto Cervo's pretty marina, where there's sure to be plenty of elegant yachts moored. The Piazzetta is another great place to head. It's lined with designer boutiques, cafés, bars and restaurants, so maybe sit with a refreshing drink and indulge in a spot of people-watching.

Meals included: B,D

Day 3 Aggius & Farmhouse Lunch

We're going to head to the village of Aggius today and get an authentic glimpse of rural Sardinian life.
One of the villagers will introduce us to the history of the village, which dates back to prehistoric times. We'll then head to the Ethnographic Museum Olivia Carta Cannas, where we'll see a reconstruction of a traditional house and meet women who still weave textiles using traditional methods. Nearby, the Banditry Museum depicts tales of criminal activity in the region and has an array of weapons and other items on display.
After a busy morning, we've a wonderful treat in store, lunch at the Muto di Gallura Farmhouse. The way of life here is relaxed and slow, and in this beautiful, rural setting we'll get a taste of real Sardinian life, as we feast on an array of local dishes prepared with the freshest of ingredients.
Meals included: B,L,D

Day 4 Baja Sardinia - at Leisure

Today's optional excursion gives you the chance to see Sardinia's pretty bays and glorious beaches from the water on a relaxing cruise. You'll discover La Maddalena, an archipelago of rocky islands surrounded by inviting crystal-clear waters, and the main island, also called La Maddalena. Soak up the sun and maybe enjoy a swim before you tuck into an included lunch on this scenic day out. Alternatively, you could join a snorkelling excursion and get up close to the marine life that lives in the waters around the island.
Another option today is a dolphin-watching cruise, where you'll go in search of the bottlenose dolphins that live in Sardinia's waters.  

Meals included: B,D

Day 5 Baja Sardinia - at Leisure

​A free day gives you more time to enjoy the facilities at your hotel or relax on the beach. 
As an alternative, your Tour Manager will host an optional excursion to the archaeological site of Nuraghe La Prisgiona. There's a whole village of about 100 stone-built megalithic structures to explore here, after which we'll head to a winery where we'll taste some local wine.

Meals included: B,D

Day 6 San Pantaleo

Today we are going to visit the artists' village of San Pantaleo, one of the prettiest on the island and a joy to explore. It's set around a picturesque piazza where you can browse artisan shops and craft stalls, and watch local artists at work.

Meals included: B,D

Day 7 Baja Sardinia - at Leisure

You might choose to spend a lazy day on the beach – your hotel's very own private cove is just a short walk away. If you'd like to join an optional excursion today's destination is the neighbouring island of Corsica. Lying off the coast of the South of France, its many attractive resorts boast gorgeous beaches and spectacular scenery. Our journey begins by road as we head through Northern Sardinia's shrubland to the town of Santa Teresa di Gallura, overlooking the narrow strait separating the islands. On arrival here we'll board the ferry for the crossing to Bonifacio, which is perched dramatically on Corsica's cliff tops. 

A great way to start your discoveries is with a stroll around the natural harbour here. Set against a backdrop of sheer cliffs and overlooked by a 9th century citadel, you might choose to walk up to its ancient walls for stunning views. Alternatively, head to the Old Town where a maze of narrow streets and intriguing alleyways are home to medieval houses. After your walk, why not stop for a rest at a harbour-side café, where you can soak up the sun and the views.

Meals included: B,D

Day 8 Olbia - UK

​Today we'll transfer you to the airport in Olbia for your flight back to the UK.

Meals included: B

Additional Information

TAILOR YOUR TRIP

Club Hotel Baja Sardinia: Room Upgrade​

Sea view rooms with a balcony or terrace​ are available at a supplement for the duration of your stay. Please speak to a Holiday Advisor for details.​

Accommodation

Club Hotel Baja Sardinia

The Club Hotel Baja is a family run 4 star hotel set in a little corner of paradise. Established since 1970 this hotel is not just elegant and full of charm, its unique location allows its guests breath-taking views of the Mediterranean Sea and overlooks the square of Baja Sardinia. With a private beach on your doorstep, a choice of restaurants and bars all surrounded by the Mediterranean and framed by granite rocks. Facilities at the hotel include the Casablanca restaurant which offers a dining experience of sea views and the highest quality food, prepared by the expert hands of Chef Michele Zanotti.

Hotel facilities include a selection of restuarants and bars and private beach. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, mini-bar, hairdryer and a TV.

Prices shown are based on twin occupancy of a double or twin bedded room with private facilities unless otherwise stated. Single occupancy supplements will apply. Travelsphere have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the hotel images provided on this website and images of room types displayed may vary to those offered on your tour. Therefore due to the possibility of inadvertent errors we do not guarantee their accuracy. Hotels, airlines used and flight times are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.