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Agriturismo in Sardinia

3rd February 2010 Print

Agriturismo is a form of holidaying in farm house resorts. This type of holiday is very popular with the Germans, French and Dutch and is slowly becoming an interesting holiday choice for the British.

An agriturismo holiday is perfect for the whole family although many options can be very romantic and also very luxurious. An Italian agriturismo will usually serve food to guests prepared from produce direct from the farm or at least produced locally.

Essential Italy have recommended the following two agriturismo options in Sardinia:

Agriturismo Tenuta Pilastru

Situated in the middle of the beautiful ‘Gallurese’ countryside amidst the time-weathered rocks, Tenuta Pilastru is both stylish and comfortable in a real oasis of peace and tranquillity. With a superb fresh water swimming pool set below stunning granite rock formations (with their own grottoes) and just a 10 minute drive to the beach this is an ideal base from which to enjoy a Sardinian holiday. All 32 rooms are charmingly furnished to a very high standard with local and natural materials and are situated in the gardens in three groups.There area also 3 suites which comprise of a small kitchen and dining area plus a separate bedroom – perfect for families.

The restaurant offers a delicious selection of local dishes and delicacies. Choose from the hotel menu or to experience a true Sardinian meal, the restaurant also offers various hand made pastas and suckling pig roasted on the spit.

Location: Arzachena beach 10 km, Arzachena town centre 6km, Costa Smeralda 15kms, Olbia Airport 35kms, Alghero Airport 150kms

Prices: From £35 - £82 per person per night B&B (depending on season)

Lu Ciaccaru

This is beautiful accommodation and pretty upmarket for an agriturismo. The owner has converted her childhood home into a small and elegant residence with bed and breakfast accommodation so that she can share with guests the magnificent Mediterranean countryside that surrounds the carefully restructured buildings (2 villas) and suites / bedrooms. The spacious grounds are all grassed and roll over to the fantastic pool. All the local vegetation has remained untouched, and the whole ambience is one of peace and tranquillity.

The fantastic restaurant, with a vast terrace for al-fresco eating serves a tasty continental breakfast and local fare for evening dining. An à la carte menu is also available along with a comprehensive wine list.

Location: Arzachena 1.5 km, nearest beach Cannigione 10km, Pevero 18 hole golf course 15km, Olbia airport 35kms, Alghero airport 150kms

Prices: From £95 - £172 per person per night B&B (depending on season)

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