Hotel Le Sabbie
Travel Blogs from Calasetta
... of the city. After finding the flamingos we headed to the town of Cagliari. We went to the top of the town and saw panoramic views of the city especially from the top of bastion saint remy. We the cathedral Santa Maria from the outside since it was closed which had a beautiful mosaic above the door. We wandered around for a while before heading back to spend the rest of the evening on the ...
... It was a pleasant although winding drive (can't get away from the mountains it seems) but also very quiet on the road. So it was nothing like Montenegro! The countryside so far seems to resemble a cross between Aus and Spain. In fact Porto Pinto itself reminds Paul of SA's Yorke Peninsula.
On the hills above the beach are the ruins of a fort from WWII which we weren't expecting to see. If you were in Spain there would ...
Calasetta proved to be a very frustrating anchorage. When we first arrived I had snorkled out to have a look at the anchor to make sure it was well dug in and I was very surprised to see not only was it supposedly so well dug in it had disappeared into the mud completely along with at least 10 metres of chain. This looked great until the next day when we found ourselves slowly moving ...
... line especially at the Capes a lot of the area in from the coast is marshy with salt pans.
We spent a reasonable night there with minimum rolling and then we were off to track down Matador. We had great sail with a following wind but by the time we reached the bay they were in it was over 20kts and blowing straight into the anchorage. We called them on the radio and Stu ...
... s lighthouse, and even took us to beaches located in other cities. I saw not one, not two, but FIVE different beaches which ALL look out into the Mediterranean Sea. He drove us out of Cagliari and took us to Pula, Chia, and Cala Cipolla to admire the scenery in each one. It was absolutely beautiful- for those of you looking to go to Sardinia in the near future, I suggest going to Chia beach! There is hardly any tourists and the views ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility