Ciao! It is a nice day and we are at a busy pizzeria, waiting for a margherita pizza from the wood burning brick ovens. I guess you already know where we are. Yes, we are at Italy. If you are looking to escape Australia winter, then Italy is one of the favorites. Italy and other countries of Europe have enchanted tourists for many years. Tourists leave this beautiful continent with their life etched with wonderful experiences and memories. Works of exceptional artistry, ancient monuments, rich culture and mesmerizing vistas offers the best of enjoyment for the senses, not to mention the grand festivals, exquisite shopping sprees and finest of food. Villa Getaways is host to many fantastic villas in beautiful countries like Spain, Italy, Greece, France and more. However, for this summer we will focus on serene escape to apparent edge of Italy also known as Sardinia.
Sardinia is one of the unique places where tranquility comes naturally. Untamed landscapes, passionate medieval towns, granite rich mountains & pre-historic ruins take you back in time. Natural emerald colored coastlines, crystal-clear water, white sands and deserted archipelagos full of millionaire’s yachts and is a paradise for water sports. This island gem of the Mediterranean Sea takes you into a unique cultural experience away from the busyness of Tuscany and the Amalfi coast. Does that mean you will miss the relaxed life and two-hour banquet lunches? Of course not, in fact fine dining, rare wines and gourmet age-old recipes of Sardinia are famous all over the world. Just 2-3 hours flight from UK and a perfect summer destination; let us check out one of our best villas to enhance your holiday experience in Sardinia.
Sardinia Villa 964: One with Nature
Set on the edge of a rocky peninsula in the northeast coast of Sardinia, the first look at beachfront villa 964 reminds you of a mini castle. Just not the looks – the beachfront location, 6 acres of landscaped garden, vineyard and private beach, infinity pool and a luxurious interior offers a regal holiday experience.
Built by famous for the famous, this luxury castle makes you feel one with nature. The famed blues of the Mediterranean Sea soothes your eyes from all corners. The villa offers unobtrusive view of timeless vistas of both sunrise and sunsets. You have your own private beach only accessible through the property. Sandy backyard with sun loungers and change room offers yet another private beach lounge. A beautiful large lawn landscaped with rocks and colorful floras offers a pleasant space for celebrations, for kids play or just for absorbing the sun and breeze. Masterful eco-construction using natural stones, solid wood and rock slabs give the villa a bold earthy look and perfectly blends with rustic surrounds. Savin Couelle, one of the famous architects of Sardinia designed the villa.
The villa design is renowned more as a sculpture from a cliff rather than architecture. It seems like a natural artistic formation from the rocks of the cliffy edge of the beach. Rugged interiors, natural white washed walls, mix of simple wood design and granite furniture, cotta tiles and unshaped wooden beams welcomes you to a uniquely unsophisticated yet grand lifestyle. It is easy to forget the sight, sounds and memories of city life inside this nature-inspired villa.
The villa property features three impressive residences affording rest and luxury to 14 guests. The villa’s repertoire is filled with almost all pamper and relaxation features for an ultra-luxe holiday for all seasons. To enjoy the sun, you have private beach, sweeping views of ocean, splendid infinity swimming pool, well-manicured garden and plethora of outdoor spaces. For the winter, you have natural solarium, plenty of fireplaces, a unique architecture to stop the winter winds and barbeque for a warm dinner.
The villa comes with all luxury facilities and amenities of 5 star resorts but for 12 guests. Many spacious lounge areas, separate office space, electronic gates, full security and 6 acres of land offers uninhibited convenience, privacy and comfort. Fully equipped kitchen with chef and staff prepare the best of Italian cuisine.
The villa also features a wood fire oven for making famous homemade Italian pizzas, antipasti (snacks) and pane (Italian breads) whenever you want.
The villa is also close to assortment of popular restaurants and hence you are always just minutes away from the fine dining and wine life of Italians. Concierge service happily arranges for all your leisure needs of booking restaurants, travel and sightseeing. The most sought after luxury yacht charters and best of ocean experiences are a click of finger away at villa 964.
Villa 964 is well suited for that romantic hideaway, for that decadent celebrity party or even as a secret wedding destination. Villa Getaways invite you to this idyllic home, away from home, that combines the best of royal lifestyle and oneness with nature.
Things to do
The villa 964 is located in the scenic town Porto Rotondo, situated in northeast region of Sardinia, often referred to as the Millionaires Hub. The town is famous not just for it breathtaking vistas but for array of leisure and entertainment activities. Unspoiled natural beauty, fine dining and luxurious shops and entertainment await you. Here are a few things to do during your holiday.
Sun, Sand & Serenity at backyard:
The vantage position of villa 964 makes it ideal to enjoy the sun, sand and serenity of the Mediterranean Sea. The nearby beach of Punta Volpe is famous for still water, characteristic emerald color and surrounding cliffs. The villa offers private beach space where you can just relax under the sun loungers soaking the tranquil ambiance.
Personal staff offer you the finest of Italian delicacies. The blue hue of the water is pleasantly beyond the regular descriptions of turquoise color. You have to see it to believe it! The beaches have shallow shorelines that are ideal for kids and non-swimmers.
Surf schools and ocean adventure clubs offer all the equipment for enjoying the ocean both underwater and over water. The highly transparent water allows for pleasurable snorkeling, diving, canoeing and wind surfing experiences. Most of the famous beaches of the Porto Rotondo are within 3 km from the property. Thus, memorable ocean experiences, beachfront dining and vibrant nightlife are always moments away.
Millionaires Favorite Pastimes:
Porto Rotondo is a great starting point to experience the unforgettable beauty of Sardinia coasts. Opulent yachts offer lavish day trips and luxurious voyages to some of the most beautiful islands and hidden coves of Mediterranean. The crystal clear water allows great options for diving, snorkeling and witnessing the underwater beauty of the ocean. The town of Porto Rotondo and Porto Cervo are famous for yacht races, where the world’s best yachts of the wealthiest men compete for glory. The mistral winds stir up competition amongst beautiful yachts and it is a sight to behold. The Rolex Swan Yacht race happens once every two years and is happening this September, which is also open to public. Hundreds of swan yachts skippered by top sailors light up the coast of Porto Cervo for a weeklong contest. You can find more information here. Yet another important annual yacht race is this September is Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. It is great spectacle to see more than 20 yachts compete and turn into grand party locations in the evenings. You can visit their website for more information. Day trips to the Island of Mortorio are quite frequent. Yellow tinged cliffs, perfect white sands, turquoise sea and fantastic weather is sure to impress any nature lovers. Maddalena archipelago is one of the favorites of the tourists. Does the island of Sardinia impress you? Wait until you have seen surreal beauty of Maddalena. Great history and its monumental marks, vibrant restaurants and unique cuisines, a national park and finally out of the world beaches and landscapes offer a unique world of its own. For instance, one of the beaches, Spiaggia Rosa beach naturally boasts of its light pink color sand. Yes, it is pink sand! Maddalena archipelago is a must visit in your trip to Sardinia.
Savor, Shop & See –
Italy is world famous for fashion and food, and you can find some of the best selections of Italian gourmet and apparels in Porto Rotondo, also known as the vacation village. Three distinct shopping plazas otherwise called Piazzas adds flavor of entertainment to the scenic landscape. Famous brands like Gucci, Prada, Versace and much more is delight to any shopaholics visiting these piazzas namely Quattro, San Marco and Kasbah. Restaurants serve truly authentic and homemade food, the taste irreplaceable outside the country. You can find some the best restaurants here. The Marina at Porto Rotondo is famous all over the world for its yacht berthing, modern facilities for yachts and exclusive club services. It also hosts grand yacht regattas participated by some of the richest men of Italy and the world. All of these are minutes away from the villa. Even though the town of Porto Rotondo offers great facilities for the tourist, it still exhibits laid-back ambiance. It is easy to find smiling neighbors willing to share their stories. The city is full of wonderful art galleries, museum and grand church of which the church of San Lorenzo is quite spectacular. Even the streets are paved with mosaic patterns and a complete granite amphitheater exhibits the artistic abilities of the Italians. If you like to be more in the thick of things than the bustling town of Porto Cervo and Costa Smerelda are a few minutes from the property. These places give an amplified experience of the shop, savor and see lifestyle of Porto Rotondo along with options of visiting some of the Pre-historic Archaeological sites.
Golf Midst Scented Air
The 18 hole Pevero golf course is one of the famous golf courses of the world. The golf course not only challenges the skills of golfers with tricky landscape but also distracts the golfers with spectacular views of the Costa Smerelda. Host to Italian Open in 1978, the landscape of this beautiful golf course preserves most of the natural formations. Lush Hills, rugged cliffs, lakes, ocean views and fragrance from the aromatic vegetation of strawberries and juniper presents a beautiful course, both for tournaments and for relaxations. The lush green grass uniquely growing on the granite dust soil is a unique feature by itself. Just 30 minutes from the villa, the golf course is also home to popular restaurants and apparel shops. Sardinia is one of the few rare islands where everything is a work of art. Its nickname “Millionaires playground” perfectly describes what to expect in your escape. A private mini castle for royal living, fine dining and shopping to impress the likes of any connoisseur, out-of-the-world views– what else do you want? Wish you a great holiday. Ciao![button link=”https://www.villagetaways.com/italy/villa-rentals-sardinia-964.html#villa-inquiry” type=”icon” icon=”mail” newwindow=”yes”] Inquire Now[/button]