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Sardinia Explorer

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Deposit 30%. Balance due 12 weeks before departure
Explore the best that Sardinia has to offer as you sail around this Mediterranean paradise brimming with culture and uninhabited islands home to secluded beaches on this dream-like sailing holiday.
Suited to
Couples, Individuals, Groups
Difficulty
No previous experience required
Nights onboard
7
Vessel type
Lagoon 620 Catamaran or Dream 60 Catamaran
Vessel length
62 ft
Skipper
Yes
Crew
Skipper & Steward/Cook
Berth Style
Modern double cabin with air-con
Insurance Required
Yes
Local Airport
Olbia, Sardinia

Glide through the clear waters of Sardinia, the Mediterranean gem teeming with rich culture and dotted with unspoiled islands. Discover secluded beaches and experience a dreamy sailing holiday like no other.

7 Nights: Various dates available from April - September 2024

Price Per Person*:

Apr 2024: From 1,198.50 GBP
May 2024: From 1,275 GBP
June 2024: From 1,602.25 GBP
July 2024: From 2,469.25 GBP
Aug 2024: From 2,256.75 GBP
Sep 2024: From 1,500.75 GBP

30% deposit.

*Based on two people sharing one cabin. Prices will vary depending on the time of year and the number of people per cabin.

Superior cabin upgrades are available.

Sail across the crystal clear waters of Sardinia's Costa Smeralda and explore this beautiful landscape with its miles of white, secluded beaches and quaint, atmospheric port towns, all while the crew takes charge of the sailing and all your meals.

From Olbia sail to Tavolara island where you will spend your first night cosily nestled between two beaches. Over the next 8 days enjoy swimming in the "swimming pools" of Molara and exploring sandy, unspoilt beaches.  You will anchor for an evening in the Gulf of Marinella and take a dinghy to the port and rub shoulders with the rich and famous at Porto Cervo with its luxurious hotels and villas.

More emerald water and snowy, white beaches at famous Cala Coticcio await. You will sail through the beautiful La Maddalena archipelago, renowned for its crystal-clear waters, stunning beaches, and diverse marine life, making it a paradise for beachgoers, snorkelers, and divers. Take some time to explore the island of Budelli and its Pink Beach, often named as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, something you don’t want to miss out on. You will have a chance to explore the Port of Bonifacio, where you can surround yourself with history. And on the last day you will be stopping often to swim and explore amongst others, four charming beaches: Cala di Volpe, Liscia Ruja, Petra Bianca and Petra Niedda which await you with their very fine and clear sand, protected by yellow-pink granite. End this perfect trip back where you started, in Olbia.

Why You’ll Love This Trip

  • Dive into the clear, inviting waters of Sardinia and swim with friendly marine life.
  • Explore captivating underwater landscapes, from sunken statues to thriving coral beds.
  • Relax on postcard-worthy beaches with fine sand and warm, sunlit shores.
  • Discover charming coastal towns, rich in culture and authentic Sardinian cuisine.
  • Enjoy the serenity of secluded coves, perfect for peaceful snorkelling sessions.
  • This beauty this trip has to offer is beyond anything you could imagine.

Who The Trip Is For

  • You enjoy combining active water-based adventures with cultural exploration.
  • You appreciate the beauty of the outdoors and the joy of discovering hidden natural spots.
  • Anyone looking for a mix of relaxation and gentle adventure, suitable for all levels of fitness.
  • Enjoy the intimacy of a small group setting, ensuring personalised attention and an exclusive feel.

DAY 1 – SATURDAY – Olbia / Tavolara

Boarding your catamaran at our Olbia base, your captain will set sail for ten nautical miles to the protected marine area of Tavolara Island in Punta Spalmatore. Here two beaches face each other which offers the perfect shelter against prevailing winds. In case the bay is overcrowded, we will stay in La Saline Bay that offers a calm anchorage.
Dinner and night onboard.

DAY 2 – SUNDAY – Tavolara / Molara / San Teodoro / Ira Bay

Follow up your breakfast with a swim and visit the beautiful island of Tavolara. Then a short 2-mile navigation to the ‘swimming pools’ of Molara. Take a dip in the stunning turquoise waters. The journey will continue in the direction of La Cinta of San Teodoro, a long and thin stretch of golden sand between the sea and lagoon.
In the afternoon, sail to Ira Bay after Porto Rotondo (approximately 20 miles) where you will anchor in the Gulf of Marinella around 18:30 for dinner and overnight. From there, with the dinghy, reach the port and one of the most important tourist points of Gallura, Porto Cervo.
Dinner and night onboard.

DAY 3 – MONDAY – Ira Bay / Caprera / La Maddalena

Enjoy a beautiful sail of 13 miles to Caprera towards the famous Cala Coticcio or ‘Tahiti’, a true paradise with its emerald water and white sand. Lunch on board. If the weather permits we will sale to one of these stops: Cala Napoletana, Passo della Moneta, Spiaggia del Polpo or Cala Garibaldi, all in Caprera 3/4 nm. In the evening, we will reach La Maddalena, in Cala Mangiavolpe.
Dinner and night onboard.

DAY 4 – TUESDAY –  La Maddalena / Spargi / Razzoli / Budelli

After breakfast and city tour at La Maddalena, we will sail at 11am for Spargi Island. Lunch on board. In the afternoon we will navigate to the island of Budelli and the Pink Beach, often names one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Then we will navigate to Spiaggia del Cavaliere and Porto della Madonna and move to Cala Santa Maria or Razzoli at Cala Lunga or Spargi at Cala Ferrigno for a chance of exploring the island.
Dinner and night onboard.

DAY 5 – WEDNESDAY – Razzoli / Bonifacio

You will leave the port to head for Capo Petrusato at 10am. Lunch stop under the cliffs of Gourvenail dela Corse or Plage de Saint Antoine. In the afternoon, we will enter the Port of Bonifacio. The port was built at the end of the 19th century and was then colonized by the Genoese who, to protect themselves, made structural changes, including the construction of the citadel of Bonifacio as we know it today. Here you can surround yourself with history as you enjoy a walk through medieval fortifications and discover the 187-step staircase that King Alphonse of Aragon had carved out of the rock.
Dinner and night onboard.

DAY 6 – THURSDAY – Bonifacio / Lavezzi / Pevero or P.to vecchio

We will explore the islands of Lavezzi group or Ile Cavallo or Isola Piana in the morning, if the mistral wind is mild. Then we’ll cross the Bonifacio strait and eat lunch in Santa Teresa di Gallura. After lunch, we will navigate to Capo d’Orso and anchor in Golfo del Pevero. Depending on the wind, we will either stay overnight here or in Canniggione or Porto Cervo. The Porto Cervo pedestrian area of these localities offers nightlife, bars and many shops. Or we will sail to Santa Manza beach and explore the southeast of Corsica Island, with anchorage in Rondinara or Portonovo bay in case mistral wind is too strong.
Dinner and night onboard on Porto Vecchio.

DAY 7 – FRIDAY – Pevero or P.to Vecchio / Romazzino / G. Arnaci / Olbia

The last morning of your trip, we will set sail towards the south of the island, and stop in Liscia di Vacca or Romanzzino Beach or Principe (named after the Arab prince Aga Khan, founder of the Costa Smeralda). Swim stop and lunch on board. After 6/7 nm of navigation we will discover four charming beaches: Cala di Volpe, Liscia Ruja, Petra Bianca and Petra Niedda. These beaches awaits you with their very fine and clear sand, protected by yellow-pink granite. Swim stop in Cala Moresca (9nm), before continuing to sail to our base in Olbia for the last 8 miles. Dinner and night onboard.

DAY 8 – SATURDAY

Disembarkation at 9 a.m.

Please note: the itinerary may be changed due to technical and weather conditions.

  • Accommodation in double standard or superior air-conditioned cabin with private bathroom
  • (A/C in service from 8.00 am to 10.00 pm)
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Service of the crew: 2 persons (captain, steward/cook)
  • 2 sets of linen, towels and beach towels per person/week
  • Consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel and water)
  • Insurance for the yacht and the passengers
  • Water sports on board: snorkelling equipment and sea kayak
  • Airfares
  • Beverages, soft and alcoholic beverages
  • Transfers airport – base – airport (optional)
  • Cash box (mandatory): 150 Euros per person per cruise payable on spot upon arrival
  • Excursion package (Optional): 40 Euros per person Payable upon booking
  • Destination fee*(mandatory): £246.50 per person
    Includes: Custom taxes, National park fees (for the boat),Tourist taxes and landing fees on the islands, Mooring fees,Possible re-fills of water, fuel, gas, fresh products,Miscellaneaous : repurchase of broken crockery, lost fishing lines or lures
  • Superior Cabin Charge: £148.75 per booking
  • Special Diet*: £102 per booking
    *Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Diabetic, Pescatarian, and Vegan Diet. Please communicate dietary requirements at least 2 weeks prior to charter to adapt menus accordingly.
  • Transfer
    OW – Olbia Airport/Base 1-3 pax daytime (from 06:00 – 22:00) – In case of night transfers, prices from Olbia airport to base, should be raised by 15 € one-way, or 30 € round trip: £38.25 one-way
    OW – Olbia Airport/Base 4-8 pax daytime (from 06:00 – 22:00) – In case of night transfers, prices from Olbia airport to base, should be raised by 15 € one-way, or 30 € round trip:£62.90 one-way
    RT – Olbia Airport/Base 1-3 pax daytime (from 06:00 – 22:00) – In case of night transfers, prices from Olbia airport to base, should be raised by 15 € one-way, or 30 € round trip: £76.50 round trip
    RT – Olbia Airport/Base 4-8 pax daytime (from 06:00 – 22:00) – In case of night transfers, prices from Olbia airport to base, should be raised by 15 € one-way, or 30 € round trip: £125.80 round trip

Fly to Olbia, Sardinia

Fly to Olbia, Sardinia

DAY 1 – SATURDAY – Olbia / Tavolara

Boarding your catamaran at our Olbia base, your captain will set sail for ten nautical miles to the protected marine area of Tavolara Island in Punta Spalmatore. Here two beaches face each other which offers the perfect shelter against prevailing winds. In case the bay is overcrowded, we will stay in La Saline Bay that offers a calm anchorage.
Dinner and night onboard.

DAY 2 – SUNDAY – Tavolara / Molara / San Teodoro / Ira Bay

Follow up your breakfast with a swim and visit the beautiful island of Tavolara. Then a short 2-mile navigation to the ‘swimming pools’ of Molara. Take a dip in the stunning turquoise waters. The journey will continue in the direction of La Cinta of San Teodoro, a long and thin stretch of golden sand between the sea and lagoon.
In the afternoon, sail to Ira Bay after Porto Rotondo (approximately 20 miles) where you will anchor in the Gulf of Marinella around 18:30 for dinner and overnight. From there, with the dinghy, reach the port and one of the most important tourist points of Gallura, Porto Cervo.
Dinner and night onboard.

DAY 3 – MONDAY – Ira Bay / Caprera / La Maddalena

Enjoy a beautiful sail of 13 miles to Caprera towards the famous Cala Coticcio or ‘Tahiti’, a true paradise with its emerald water and white sand. Lunch on board. If the weather permits we will sale to one of these stops: Cala Napoletana, Passo della Moneta, Spiaggia del Polpo or Cala Garibaldi, all in Caprera 3/4 nm. In the evening, we will reach La Maddalena, in Cala Mangiavolpe.
Dinner and night onboard.

DAY 4 – TUESDAY –  La Maddalena / Spargi / Razzoli / Budelli

After breakfast and city tour at La Maddalena, we will sail at 11am for Spargi Island. Lunch on board. In the afternoon we will navigate to the island of Budelli and the Pink Beach, often names one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Then we will navigate to Spiaggia del Cavaliere and Porto della Madonna and move to Cala Santa Maria or Razzoli at Cala Lunga or Spargi at Cala Ferrigno for a chance of exploring the island.
Dinner and night onboard.

DAY 5 – WEDNESDAY – Razzoli / Bonifacio

You will leave the port to head for Capo Petrusato at 10am. Lunch stop under the cliffs of Gourvenail dela Corse or Plage de Saint Antoine. In the afternoon, we will enter the Port of Bonifacio. The port was built at the end of the 19th century and was then colonized by the Genoese who, to protect themselves, made structural changes, including the construction of the citadel of Bonifacio as we know it today. Here you can surround yourself with history as you enjoy a walk through medieval fortifications and discover the 187-step staircase that King Alphonse of Aragon had carved out of the rock.
Dinner and night onboard.

DAY 6 – THURSDAY – Bonifacio / Lavezzi / Pevero or P.to vecchio

We will explore the islands of Lavezzi group or Ile Cavallo or Isola Piana in the morning, if the mistral wind is mild. Then we’ll cross the Bonifacio strait and eat lunch in Santa Teresa di Gallura. After lunch, we will navigate to Capo d’Orso and anchor in Golfo del Pevero. Depending on the wind, we will either stay overnight here or in Canniggione or Porto Cervo. The Porto Cervo pedestrian area of these localities offers nightlife, bars and many shops. Or we will sail to Santa Manza beach and explore the southeast of Corsica Island, with anchorage in Rondinara or Portonovo bay in case mistral wind is too strong.
Dinner and night onboard on Porto Vecchio.

DAY 7 – FRIDAY – Pevero or P.to Vecchio / Romazzino / G. Arnaci / Olbia

The last morning of your trip, we will set sail towards the south of the island, and stop in Liscia di Vacca or Romanzzino Beach or Principe (named after the Arab prince Aga Khan, founder of the Costa Smeralda). Swim stop and lunch on board. After 6/7 nm of navigation we will discover four charming beaches: Cala di Volpe, Liscia Ruja, Petra Bianca and Petra Niedda. These beaches awaits you with their very fine and clear sand, protected by yellow-pink granite. Swim stop in Cala Moresca (9nm), before continuing to sail to our base in Olbia for the last 8 miles. Dinner and night onboard.

DAY 8 – SATURDAY

Disembarkation at 9 a.m.

Please note: the itinerary may be changed due to technical and weather conditions.