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Imagine this… sitting by your pool in a sun lounge overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, cocktail in hand and soaking up the sun. Doesn’t this sound like the most amazing relaxing holiday? I couldn’t agree more! When planning your trip to Italy, you have so many incredible destinations to choose from… Milan, Lake Como, Cinque Terre, Amalfi Coast or Sicily, but if you’ve read our other posts, you will know that Sardinia would have to… Read More

If you’ve been reading our 7 day Italian Love Affair blog on Sardinia, then you know that some of the most incredible beaches are found on this island! As our trip drew to a close, we were able to stop in to one last beach before flying back to London. We spent the morning at Golfo Aranci. The beach was lovely, but not the type of beach I could spend my whole day.  This suited us as we… Read More

If turquoise water, sandy beaches and rock cliffs are up your alley, then Rena Bianca, Santa Teresa Di Gallura is certainly the place for you! Day 6 of our Sardinia holiday is where we stumbled across our favourite beach in all of Sardinia!  Rena Bianca, Santa Teresa Di Gallura! It is located on the very tip of Sardinia and about an hour drive north from Olbia.  It was certain to us, we had… Read More

Some of the most amazing beaches in Sardinia are located on the east coast, along the National Park, which in Italian is called Parco nazionale del Golfo di Orosei e del Gennargentu. The only down side is that these beaches are only accessible by boat which meant leaving our little hire car at the hotel and jumping on a boat! However it makes for an awesome day and not to mention, the… Read More

The one question we’ve been asked over, and over again (and over..) is – What is your favourite destination? Well, as you can imagine that is probably one of the hardest questions anyone could ask. Everywhere is so different, how is it possible to compare two completely different holidays and pick a favourite! So, to make things easier we put together a list of our top 10 16 European destinations (we couldn’t limit it… Read More

Sardinia Day Four, from now on will be known as 6 beaches, the flamingo-less lake and a gorgeous little village. Having enjoyed a fantastic stay and delicious breakfast at the THotel in Cagliari, we couldn’t wait to continue our journey around Sardinia. Our first beach stop was Spiaggia di Porto Sa Ruxi. Now, I’m not going to even attempt to talk the below up, they’re beaches, they’re all stunning beaches and its quite… Read More

The sand may brush off… The salt may wash clean… The tans may fade… But the memories will last forever! This is exactly how we feel about Sardinia!  Each day just kept getting better and better. After our incredible evening at the THotel in Cagliari, we could have slept for hours the next morning to recover from the amazing dinner… but instead, we woke up early for breakfast so we could make the… Read More

Everyone knows someone who knows someone that has at least one or two horror stories from a rental gone wrong! But if you follow a few simple steps you’ll have nothing to worry about! But before we get to the tips, let’s consider some of the benefits and pitfalls: The benefits: Freedom – spending the time you have where you want! Reaching your destination faster – no guest pick-up/drop-off Convenience and comfort… Read More

If you’ve read Day One of our Sardinian holiday, then you will be probably thinking how the holiday could get better? Well, I’m about to tell you! After a well deserved sleep in and breakfast at our hotel in Oristano, we were off on a 25 minute drive to San Giovanni di Sinis.  When you arrive at San Giovanni, you are able to park there for a minimum of 2.50EUR for 1.5 hours (there are parking inspectors so… Read More

There are a few words that come to mind when we try to describe Sardinia…  it’s a stunning italian island, your choice of rocky or sandy beaches with or without waves, guaranteed crystal clear water, delicious Italian food and… the list goes on and on… The Sardinia: 7 Day love affair post summarises our incredible week circling this stunning island, flying into Alghero and out of Olbia with one or two night stops along en-route to the next beach!… Read More