Additional Location Information
This peaceful relaxing Villa, with calming views out across the sea to the medieval castle of Castelsardo and further to the island of Asinara, is set on the sand dunes of Badesi Mare, only 5 mins. from the fabulous long white sand beach of Badesi, where there are facilities for various water sports, several café bars on the beach, deckchairs and loungers for hire, and of course the wonderful clear turquoise sea.. Situated in the magnificent area of Gallura in the North of Sardinia, within easy driving distance of the many and varied coves, bays and white sand beaches of the crystal clear seas of both “Costa Paradiso” and “Costa Smeralda” you will find locals selling freshly grown fruit and vegetables, local cheeses, wine and fresh fish along the coast road. The local village of Badesi is 5 minutes away where you will find all facilities for shopping, including supermarkets, grocers, green grocers (selling local organic veg.) bakers, butchers (local organic meat), chemist, post offices and banks, as well as various cafés and bars.
500 metres down the road is an excellent local restaurant, where one can enjoy the delights of Sardinian cuisine, and local wines, and of course one can walk home. There are many other restaurants and pizzerias in the local villages, as well as in the local seaside town of Valledoria (10 minutes). There is a thermal section of river nearby, where one can bathe in the healing waters, take a mud bath or just relax on the rivers beach and soak up the wonderful atmosphere, there is also a Thermal swimming pool with a large hydro massage pool.
The water park nearby is ideal for a day out with the kids, or if you prefer something more cultural the numerous ‘Ancient sites’ in the North of Sardinia are very interesting, boat trips to amazing islands, drives up to the mountains that rise up from the coast, porcini hunting for mushroom fans, canoeing on the river or nearby lakes, Sardinia has it all.
There are lots of local festivals, all are invited, and one can sample the local cuisine at very reasonable prices, followed by some folk dancing or music etc., the Gallurese are known for their warm hospitality. Above all in Sardinia you will find tranquillity with its miles of unspoilt coastline and countryside, it remains one of the few beautiful "undiscovered" holiday islands left in Europe and only 2 hours from the U.K. (see below).
Flies to Alghero (70 mins. from ‘Casa Tranquilla’) from Dublin, East Midlands, Liverpool and London-Stanstead in the U.K.
Oslo and Stockholm in Scandinavia.
Paris-Beauvois in France.
Brussels in Belgium.
Frankfert-Hahn, Dùsseldorf and Breman in Germany.
Madrid and Barcelona-Girona in Spain.
And Rome-Ciampino, Milan, Genova, Pisa-Florence, Venice-Treviso in Italy.
Flies to Olbia (80 mins. from ‘Casa Tranquilla’) from Bristol and London-Gatwick in the U.K.
Basel-Mulhouse-Frienburg in Switzerland.
Berlin-Schoenefeld in Germany.
And Genova in Italy.
Ryanair + Easyjet are continuously adding flights so check the websites.