Known as the favourite destination of the international jet set for summer holidays and popular among young people too, not only for its nightlife, the Costa Smeralda actually offers much more and is the ideal destination to visit during a boat holiday. This destination will amaze you for the splendor of its beaches, some of which are considered as the most beautiful beaches of north-eastern Sardinia, but also for its unspoiled nature that you can discover away from the main tourist resorts of the coast. Costa Smeralda will not disappoint even water sports lovers who will be spoiled for choice and snorkeling enthusiasts too, who can discover wonderful seabeds. Whatever the type of boat you rent, a sailboat, a catamaran or a motor boat, you will find in this article many interesting ideas to organize your cruise in Costa Smeralda.
The history of Costa Smeralda
Perhaps not many people are aware of it, but the Costa Smeralda was "conceived" by Prince Karim Agha Khan, who was in love with this area and so decided in the '60s to buy lands and create the consortium of the Costa Smeralda. The main objective of the project was to enhance and make known this small corner of paradise while preserving the territory, and without a doubt the prince has succeeded in his enterprise, turning it into an exclusive destination for elite tourism. This project has always created divison between the inhabitants of the island and many people think that in reality this area has lost its original character. Today this destination is known throughout the world, but despite the strong presence of tourists, especially in the summer season, you can enjoy the beauty of this area by renting a boat in Sardinia, an option that will allow you to make a wonderful cruise in Costa Smeralda.
The beauties of Costa Smeralda
This stretch of Sardinia's coastline offers its visitors some of the most beautiful beaches not only in the region, but in the whole country. When renting a boat in Olbia you can not only relax on the beaches of fine golden sand of Costa Smeralda, surrounded by the Mediterranean vegetation and rocks carved by the wind, but you can also discover the most hidden coves and bays. Sailing off for a cruise in Costa Smeralda is an unforgettable experience and once you have tried a boat holiday in Sardinia, you will immediately want to organize your next cruise and pack. Among the best beaches that we invite you to discover we have to include Golfo degli aranci ("Gulf of Oranges") and its five beaches, but also Cala Volpe, Le Piscine and Cala Pevero, just to name a few. In addition, if you opt to rent a boat in Costa Smeralda you will be in a strategic position to sail to La Maddalena archipelago and Asinara island or you can also sail to Corsica.
Even if you don't like nightlife, we suggest you to visit Porto Cervo and Porto Rotondo, icons of fashion and entertainment, to get an idea of the atmosphere that you can breathe in these famous tourist resorts. On the other hand, if you don not want to miss out on the wild fun in your holiday, Costa Smeralda is the destination for you. Start with an aperitif and enjoy the sunset in one of the many places on the sea and choose from the many restaurants where you can enjoy the best fish dishes. Finally, as far as the nightlife is concerned, you will be spoilt for choice. In summer the most famous DJs play in the clubs and the parties continue on the beach or by the pool until dawn. If you prefer peace and relax, renting a boat in Sardinia you can continue your cruise in Costa Smeralda on board your boat and get away from the chaos.
A cruise in Costa Smeralda will meet everyone's taste and will give you the opportunity to discover Sardinia from the best perspective. What are you waiting for? Set sail to Costa Smeralda and get ready for an unforgettable holiday!