White-sand beaches, historic towns and rural ruins
Sardinia takes you to golden sandy beaches and glamorous towns on one of Italy’s most popular Mediterranean islands. It offers cultural influences from fascinating Mediterranean cultures which perfectly blend with its laid back atmosphere to make this the ideal spot for a relaxing holiday. Couples will love the colourful Venetian houses and little fishing villages which can be found dotted along the coastline, while families will enjoy beaches and lots of activities. When it comes to exploring, there are forested mountains and Bronze Age ruins just waiting to be discovered.
There is a fantastic selection of towns to choose from in Sardinia. Palau is a lively port town where you can wander through pretty streets, ducking into boutiques, restaurants, and friendly bars along the way. It’s also perfect for those wanting to book boat trips and explore nearby. Chia is on the south coast and has some of the island’s best beaches, which are lapped by crystal clear waters.
Holidays in Sardinia take you to some wonderful towns and some of Italy’s best beaches. Forte Village is the place to go for white sands and long swathes of beach backed by luscious green forests, which wind up the mountains. For a chance to immerse yourself in the island’s local culture head to Santa Teresa Gallura. Here you’ll find colourful buildings which house restaurants, cafés, and local bars, as well as boutiques selling handicrafts.
When it comes to choosing the right hotel for your luxury holiday in Sardinia, book with Sovereign and we’ll help you find the best options. We’ve carefully selected some of Sardinia’s best properties, with your needs in mind. Stay at the Chia Laguna Resort for modern amenities and spectacular views. If it’s a relaxing couples’ retreat you’re looking for, Capo D'Orso Thalasso & Spa is the ideal choice.
The southern village of Chia is for beach connoisseurs, thanks to a coastline that’s a smorgasbord of dune-backed sands, rocky coves, tower-topped headlands and seaside lagoons.
Santa Teresa Gallura is a bite-sized seaside town with a deep port on one side and a craggy coastline of beaches and headlands on the other.
A large island off the coast of Italy, Sardinia offers the best of Italian culture with a laid back, island twist. Enjoy the soft sandy beaches with plenty of opportunities to get little ones swimming or making the most of the water sports and activities on offer.
Flight time from the UK to Sardinia is around 2 hours 30 minutes.
Sardinia is a great summer destination, with temperatures reaching their highest (around 30 degrees) in July and August. Temperatures in spring and autumn typically stay in the early 20s and visitors at this time of year are generally fewer, so it’s ideal if you want to avoid the crowds and do some exploring.
British citizens do not currently require a visa to visit Italy.
When you dine out in Italy, you will generally be charged a coperto (cover charge), which is for the bread, tablecloth, cutlery, etc. Tipping in Italy is not customary, but is always appreciated.
The official language of Italy is Italian. English is widely spoken too, so getting by is easy.