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6 of the best views in Sardinia

By Stacey Parsons

Sardinia is one of the most picturesque islands in the Mediterranean with stunning views at every twist and turn. It’s a particularly lovely place to visit in May or June before the summer crowds arrive Here are six of the best vistas.

Porto Giunco

1. Porto Giunco, near Villasimius

Accessible only by foot, the beach at Porto Giunco is remarkable for its crystal-clear water and white sand. With mountains in the distance and bright shrubbery all around, it’s one of the best beaches in Sardinia. Nearby you’ll find Notteri pond, which is home to flocks of pink flamingos (usually spotted during the winter months). See more holiday ideas in Sardinia.

Relais Villa del Golfo

2. Relais Villa del Golfo, Cannigione

Stay at Relais Villa del Golfo and you’ll enjoy spectacular views across the Gulf of Arzachena and down to the town below. Dusk is the best time of day for photographs, when the mountains, ocean and sky are all looking their best.

Castelsardo

3. Castello dei Doria, Castelsardo

A 12th-Century citadel perched on a hill jutting out to sea, Castello dei Doria offers panoramic views over the Gulf Asinara. On a clear day you can see as far as Corsica.

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4. Hotel Su Gologone, Oliena

In the Supramonte mountains, Hotel Su Gologone boasts spectacular views of snow-capped mountains to one side, and lush countryside and vineyards to the other. There is very little light pollution, so the night skies can be extraordinary.

Capo Coda Cavallo

5. Capo Coda Cavallo

An exquisite beach can be found at Capo Coda Cavallo, on the north-east coast of Sardinia. With mountains behind you, there are views out to Isola Molara and Isola Tavolara, and if you climb up to the headland and sneak a peek over the bay, the clear shallow waters glisten in the Mediterranean sun.

Villa Girolia (2)

6. Villa Girolia, Baia Sardinia

Villa Girolia offers 360-degree vistas including a lovely view across the Gulf of Cannigione and down towards the bay. Soak up the views from the poolside or on comfortable seats in the arbour.

 

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