About Costa Paradiso
They call Costa Paradiso heaven on earth and its coastline and scenery is worth a journey to experience. In this part of the Sardinian coastline you’ll find sandy beaches, a sea that glistens in the sun, and some wonderfully secluded places to relax. Sardinia is a beautiful island but head to the Costa Paradiso and you’ll be in heaven. The Costa Paradiso is located on the North Coast of Sardinia and is perfect for a chilled out break in the sun. This area stretches from Santa Teresa di Gallura to the small town of Castelsardo. The sea is a big attraction with beautiful beaches and spectacular granite rocks shaped by the sands. Off shore the deep waters are a big draw for scuba divers with many interesting and scenic dives from Santa Teresa di Gallura. There is sailing too, and windsurfing. For most people the distinctive inlets along the coast are one of the features of Costa Paradiso and why it is a popular destination. They run for 8 kilometers along the coastline from Monte Tinnari to Punta Cruzitta and are a delight to discover. These inlets have small secluded beaches that are scenic, romantic and ideal for those wanting to escape the crowds. In Costa Paradiso it really is possible to have a beach all to yourself. The inlets are often considered the hidden treasures of Costa Paradiso with all of them different from the other. Some have natural swimming pools whilst others are characterised by the dramatic granite rocks. The pink cliffs of granite make this a spectacular coastline to explore, especially viewing the sunset. Of course Costa Paradiso has larger beaches to enjoy such as Cala Li Cossi which is just 10 minutes from the port. You’ll find many more to explore that are within a 40 minute drive of the main resort. Try Cala Spinosa or Rene Bianco for a lovely day by the sea. And the main airport at Alghero is just 100 kilometers away. For visitors to Costa Paradiso the ferry and airport at Olbia are a lot closer and more practical. Costa Paradiso is a privately run resort where the owners maintain the area including the roads. It means that as a visitor you’ll have a level of exclusivity when using some of the beaches and the area around the resort. Even though Sardinia is a busy and popular holiday destination you’ll find peace and solitude in Costa Paradiso. Guests can choose from beautiful villas to rent when coming to Costa Paradiso and many are just a few minutes from the sea. The resort has some good restaurants, shops and even a disco and sports centre. You can literally stay in the resort for your entire vacation with everything you need to hand. Or, you can head to the neighbouring towns and countryside to see even more of Sardinia. The 18th century town of Santa Teresa di Gallura was further developed in the 1960s and has some great bars and restaurants. You’ll find coastal boat trips here too and you can even see the tip of Corsica from the town. Close by the Bronze Age settlement of Complesso nuragico di Lu Brandali is an interesting place to visit. Costa Paradiso is famed for its Mediterranean vegetation as well as the pink granite coastline. There are lots of beautiful walks in the area and you can also rent bicycles to explore the countryside. Photographers will delight at the sunsets and the distinctive rock formations that define the coastline. For many people coming to Sardinia, the food is a big attraction and costa Paradiso is no exception. Whilst the villas have self-catering facilities you’ll find fabulous seafood in the restaurants and local markets for regional specialties. Santa Teresa di Gallura has one of the best markets around where you can stock up on local cheeses and fruits. For a relaxing holiday in a welcoming and magnificent setting head to Costa Paradiso where you will very quickly discover why it is simply called heaven.
Costa Paradiso Hotels - Where to Stay
Hotel Costa Paradiso
Located in Trinità d'Agultu e Vignola, Hotel Costa Paradiso is a popular accommodation in the northern part of Sardinia. The hotel is within easy reach of Costa Smeralda Airport while the beautiful beaches of Costa Paradiso are just a few minutes’ walk away. Hotel Costa Paradiso was also recently renovated and offers many upgraded facilities with extra comfort for a more enjoyable stay. Featuring a large swimming pool and a Jacuzzi with a lovely view of the sea, the outdoor area is perfect for unwinding and is surrounded with sun beds for those who want to soak up some sun. At the same time, there is also a fitness center, and gym facilities for the more active traveler and these are available at no extra cost. Located a few steps away from the hotel, the restaurant serves the most delectable Italian and International cuisines. Interestingly, this restaurant is situated in a beautiful environment with panoramic sea views, and guests can also avail of meal services with the hotel, either half board or full board. As for the rooms at Hotel Costa Paradiso, these are comfortable, spacious and bright. Some rooms have windows that open to the stunning views of the sea. You can choose from the Classic rooms, Deluxe and Junior Suites. All rooms are equipped with a private bathroom with toiletries, safety deposit box, desk, air conditioning system, telephone, satellite TV, Wi-Fi and a mini bar. Another popular option is the Classic room which can accommodate two to three people. Featuring a simple design, the bedroom is cozy and comfortable while the furniture and furnishings consist of bright colors, a typical Sardinian style. And then there are the deluxe rooms which are harmonious and relaxing. They have a much bigger dimension compared to the Classic rooms and capable of accommodating up to three people. It is equipped with two beds, and a third bed can fit comfortably if requested. Lastly, the Junior Suite is the most spacious of all rooms and ideal for the whole family with kids. It is also great for longer stays since it is fully furnished. Capable of accommodating up to four people, this suite is also equipped with a king size bed and a smaller bed where a couple of kids can sleep comfortably. Overall, this is an excellent hotel in Costa Paradiso which is comfortable, luxurious and within reach of the main attractions in the area.
Villetta Sara is a beautiful vacation home in Costa Paradiso. Surrounded by the magnificent landscapes of Santa Teresa di Gallura and Porto Torres, the holiday home is ideally situated and just forty kilometers from Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport. Furthermore, the beautiful Li Cossi Beach and Costa Paradiso Diving Centre are just a few kilometers away. Although there is free parking within the property, there is also a car rental facility nearby. Villetta Sara is home to a very spacious outdoor pool with lush greenery and a garden which sets the scene perfectly for evening barbecues. In fact, this stunning backyard opens up to magnificent views of the island. From here, you can take a dip in the pool and take full advantage of the outdoor terrace. Many online reviews compliment the breakfast at Villetta Sasa, and you can even arrange for this on the sun terrace where tables and chairs are arranged. Overall, this holiday home in Sardinia has everything that you need for a relaxing getaway, and this can also be said about the interior which features a spacious dining area inside with flat screen television and a fully equipped kitchen. As for the two bedrooms in the house, these comfortable spaces are capable of accommodating up to five guests. The rooms have two bunk beds, one king size bed, and a twin bed. All rooms are fully air-conditioned, and there are also two private bathrooms which are both equipped with a shower, hairdryer and a bidet. Bed linens and towels are not provided, but you can request same for a minimal fee. While very different to any other villa in Costa Paradiso, it must be said that this is for a good reason. After all, Villetta Sara is your perfect hideaway in this secluded pocket of Sardinia.
Nuvola Bianca is a beautiful semi-detached villa in Costa Paradiso, Sardinia. Featuring a lovely terrace that overlooks the majestic views of the sea, this is another private hideaway which feels so much more personal than other hotels in Costa Paradiso. Tucked away on a beautiful hillside, the location is possible the real highlight as you can feel immersed in nature and even explore a nearby path which leads to the small rocky coves. However, if you prefer to swim at the beach, the beautiful Li Cossi beach is just a five-minute drive from the villa. As you might expect, this luxurious semi-detached villa is equipped with a fully fitted kitchen and ample cooking facilities which enable guests to prepare their meals at the villa. At this point, the dining room area is ideal for enjoying an evening meal, but then there is also an outdoor terrace overlooking spectacular views of the sea. In this regard, the outdoor patio has table and chairs, which is also the ideal place for breakfast and lunch. As for the sleeping area, the accommodation consists of two bedrooms that are fully furnished and decorated in an authentic Sardinian style. Each bedroom is fully equipped with a full-size bed, and there is an overall capacity for four people, two in each room. Next, to these rooms, there are two bathrooms with shower, and the spacious living room has a sofa bed which could accommodate two more people should the need arise. Nuvola Bianca has Wi-Fi upon request, but aside from this service, the villa can feel like a welcome break from the increasingly busy and digital world on the other side of the hill. Either way, most guests will find that this is a very comfortable, clean and secluded hideaway in Costa Paradiso.
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Sardinian Beaches Near Costa Paradiso
There are several sardinian beaches to explore near Costa Paradiso. Just click on a link below to find out more!
Porto La Cruzitta
Porto La Cruzitta beach is located within a secluded and picturesque cove that is situated between Li Cossi beach and Cala Sarraina, in Trinità D’Agultu.
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Li Cossi Beach
Li Cossi beach (Spiaggia di Li Cossi) is a must-see cove located 2 kilometers south-west of Costa Paradiso, in the province of Olbia-Tempio. It is named after the river that runs behind it. Tucked away in a natural amphitheater of granite rocks and sheltered from the winds, its shallow waters and gentle sea allow children to swim and play freely. It’s a popular spot among snorkelling and scuba diving enthousiasts.
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Cala Sarraina beach is located 4 kilometers north-east of Costa Paradiso, and 2.4 kilometers south-west of Cala Faa. It features a bar and a restaurant.
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Cala Faa (Spiaggia di Cala Faa) is a small cove approximately 4 kilometers south-west of Portobello beach, along the Costa Paradiso in north Sardinia.
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