Sardinia is an Italian island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is the second largest island after Sicily. Situated in the west of the Italian peninsula, it is a popular holiday destination for tourists all around the world. It also has the French island of Corsica in the north. With the official name of Regione Autonoma della Sardegna (Autonomous Community of Sardinia), it has four regional minority languages; Sassarese, Corsican Gallurese, Algherese Catalan, and Ligurian Tabarchino, with the official language of Italian. Having Sea of Sardinia in the west and the Tyrrhenian Sea in the east, the island has plenty of relaxing beach-life as well. Considered to be one of the most ancient pieces of land in Europe, the island of Sardinia has a rich history.
It is believed that the first ones to inhabit the lands were Upper Paleolithic, and Mesolithic. The Paleolithic civilization’s existence is proved at the Corbeddu Caves and several more archeological sites. The Neolithic Revolution was introduced by the Cardinal culture from the Italian Peninsula in the 6th Millennium BC. As time passed, the different Sardinian populations united in customs but remained at war on a political basis. Around 1500 BC, villages were formed surrounding a Nuraghe (round tower-fortresses). Followed by Roman annexation and much more, the land today is a mixture of various customs, traditions, and cultures.
What The Island Offers Today Being an island, Sardinia is home to more than a hundred beaches. The variety of these beaches varies as per the geographical location, which makes each and every beach different from another and more fun. These beaches support all kinds of nautical sports for the adventurous souls. The ecology of the island is well preserved for you to enjoy the island at its best as well. And this is very well proven by the number of its parks or natural reserves. There are several mountains in the vicinity as well for you to enjoy winter sports.
Vacation Rentals In Sardinia With so much on the platter and a vacation full of fun, you need an accommodation where you can feel as comfortable as at home and relax your nerves as much as you want. CuddlyNest provides you with that element of comfort, tranquility, and relaxation with enough facilities and options to choose from. The options at CuddlyNest differ in the location/ locality, the number of guests/companions who are accompanying you to your vacation, the facilities you are in search of and the views from the accommodation. You can get a beach facing villa or a spacious apartment near the famous locations to reside in for your stay in the town. The facilities provided at the rentals include Wireless Internet connectivity, shared pool, dishwasher, spacious and free parking, microwave oven, drier, BBQ grill, patio or balcony and so on. You can choose the size of the vacation rental from the options according to the number of guests you can travel with. Located at the most accessible routes, the locality of the rental will be of your choice and will be at under pocket-friendly price tags with a sense of security and privacy. Undoubtedly, CuddlyNest is what makes you feel at home everywhere.
Traveling to Sardinia The island of Sardinia is located in the west of the Italian Peninsula, and south of the French island of Corsica. The island is connected with the outer world through 3 international airports and 2 regional/ domestic airports. But the condition of traveling to the island isn't to travel via air. You can take a ferry to the island as it has more than 40 tourist harbors supporting your arrival to the beautiful island. You can land at the island, take a shuttle or rent a car or even take a train to your vacation rental at Sardinia, take some rest and then roam around and explore the island. The airports of the islands are mentioned below:
Beaches of Sardinia As mentioned above the island of Sardinia is home to more than a hundred beaches because it is an island with more than 2000 kilometers of coastline. Though, the variety of these beaches might vary. Some of them are steep cliffs, or some are of grainy sands. Even the grainy sands vary as per the geographical location. In fine sandy beaches, you may find some with quartz grains as well. You may find rocky beaches on the south-eastern coast, large sandy beaches on the north-eastern coast, cliffs and caves on the east coast and so on. Some of the beaches of Sardinia are mentioned below:
Natural Parks and Reserves of Sardinia More than a quarter (around 600,000 hectares of land) of the island of Sardinia is statistically proven to be environmentally preserved. UNESCO preserves 60 wildlife reserves, 25 natural monuments, 5 WWF oases, and 1 Geo-mineral Park. The island has 3 national parks and 10 regional parks with one worldly renowned marine mammal sanctuary which is known as Pelagos
Sanctuary of Mediterranean Marine Mammals. Some of the national and regional parks of the island of Sardinia are mentioned below:
Archeological Sites of Sardinia Previously we have discussed how extensively rich the island of Sardinia is with respect of history. If you are a fan of history and want to learn about cultures, ancient civilizations, and much more, there are certain sites in Sardinia which you should definitely visit on your vacation. Some of these sites date back to as far as the thirteenth century BC. Some of these archeological sites of Sardinia are mentioned below: