Known above all for its beaches, nature and landscapes, Sardinia is also a land full of history. Due to its strategic position in the Mediterranean, Sardinia has been dominated by different civilizations throughout the centuries. Sailing in Sardinia is to travel back in time to see prehistoric monuments, Phoenician ruins, Roman cities and medieval towns.
Sardinia is a wonderful place to enjoy a yacht charter. Both the north and the south of the island offer an incomparable setting for sailing; good anchorages, idyllic beaches and great conditions. So, how do you decide on the best area for sailing in Sardinia? Decide your dates, the duration of your sailing holiday and the port you wish to depart from.
Sailing in north Sardinia
One of the most glamorous and popular destinations among sailing enthusiasts.
Sailing in North Sardinia in an experience not to be missed and offers a great opportunity to visit:
- La Maddalena archipelago
- Porto Cervo, known as the capital of Coast Smeralda
- Porto Pollo and its famous beach for water sports.
- The small town of Santa Teresa di Gallura
- Dolphin watching in Golfo de Aranci
- The nature reserve of Tavolara Island
North Sardinia offers a great choice in yacht and departure ports; Olbia, Portisco, Cala di Sardi and Cannigione.
This is your perfect destination if you enjoy the hustle and bustle of the peak season!
Sailing in South Sardinia
If you are looking for peace and relaxation, go for a sailing itinerary in the south of Sardinia.
The south of Sardinia offers an excellent sailing experience. A nautical adventure along a steep coast with white sandy beaches, protected bays and exceptional landscapes.
You can start your cruise in South Sardinia from Cagliari, the capital of the island. In Cagliari, you will enjoy walking its cobbled streets and be amazed by the incredible views from the Bastione di Saint Remy.
Another option is to embark from Carloforte, a charming fishing village located on the island of San Pietro. Here you can taste one of the best tuna dishes and enjoy almost deserted coves during the high season.
If you are sailing in South Sardinia, then don’t miss;
- A visit to Cagliari, a city full of historical interest.
- San Pietro island and Carloforte
- The charming village of Chia and snorkelling on its white sand beach.
- The city of Pula and the archaeological remains of Nora
- The coastal town of Teulada
- Anchorages: Cala Malfatano, Porto Pino, Calasetta, Tuarredda,…