Via Mondo’s Sardinia itinerary hit on all the amazing “must see” places. They went over and above uncovering hotel Su Gologone. The best nature, culture, historic, arts, food and mindful experience in the world (mondo in Italian)!! ~ A.G.
Voyage to the Emerald Sea
Travel back in time to an ancient civilization to discover the natural wonders and the iconic structures that make up Sardinia. A trip to Italy’s Sardinia will leave your worries behind and succumb to a rugged and wild way of life. Sardinians have kept the island secrets long enough! Internally, the island has dramatic rough terrain with jagged cliffs and sharp drastic contours, perfect for hiking vacations and health retreats. The transparent crystal-clear sea that surrounds the island smooth’s out the rough edges. The result is sublime. The island is a mecca for adventurers, nature enthusiasts, and sun-loving worshipers. Unlike any other Mediterranean island, Sardinia offers many water and land sports to muse opportunists. Via Mondo offers all the guidance and planning for Sardinia hiking vacations and health retreats, so all you have to worry about is relaxing! A trip to Italy’s Sardinia is an experience of a cultural proportion. The nucleus of the islands’ allure is the residents, who maintain a strong connection to their rich history. The Italian and Catalonian influence blends wonderfully with the age-old development of folklore customs and traditions of centuries passed. It’s truly an oasis in Sardinia that calms the mind through health retreats and lift up the spirits on hiking vacations.
“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru
All the fanciest accommodations
All savory breakfasts, 2 organic lunches, 7 nutritional dinners with local wine
All cultural enrichment events, 5 unique excursions, guest experts and entrance fees
5 Kripalu yoga sessions
A meditation walk
Voluntourism: Our Connect Program
All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
All van transportation from and to Via Mondo special events
Service of Via Mondo professional guide(s)
Shuttle service from pick up and drop off locations
We begin our adventures in the Catalonia burg of Alghero. The area is rich in ancient history that is alive with stories and legends. Enjoy a restful afternoon at the beautiful Ponte Conte Regional Park. A mountain bike excursion through the park loosens the legs for the week’s adventures.
Awake refreshed with yoga. A free day to explore. Arrange a boat ride to Neptune’s Grotto or a private excursion through Alghero. The location is perfect for anyone interested in diving, climbing, surfing or sailing. This evening, be sure to view the spectacular sunset.
A morning hike before our voyage begins along the coast where miles of breath-taking mountains meet the transparent calm sea. Today, we stop in Bosa, an undiscovered gem made up of middle age structures and beautiful beaches. An evening of exquisite cuisine and tasting the local wine and olive oil, while we are enchanted by Sardinia’s finest folk music.
Join us in the serene herb garden for gentle yoga. A free day to wander the grand beauty of Sardinia’s interior landscape. Discover the secret ancient village hidden inside the Tiscali mountains or explore the magnificent canyons and archeological sites. Organize a creative course or a cooking class. Later, a majestic evening of star gazing.
A morning yoga in the herb garden. Our voyage today will take us to the Giant Tombs of Coddu Vecchju and the Nuraghe village constructed during the Bronze age. We assist in the excavation of this ancient civilization, so get your shuffles and picks out! Our day ends on Sardinia’s Emerald Coast. A tourist destination for the rich and famous.
A morning yoga on the beach before breakfast, then we set sail to La Maddalena to discover the traditional food and beverages of Northern Sardinia and explore the far corners of the Archipelago National Park. A chance to observe the marine ecosystem up close and a chance to spot dolphins.
A morning walk to watch the sun break the horizon. A free day of adventures. Today, the options are endless: charter a boat, try deep sea fishing or cruise to Bonifacio, Corsica across the way. An evening celebration savoring the memories and sharing stories of our Sardinian voyage.
Our last morning of yoga under the bright blue sky along the crystal-clear waters. Breathe deep the salty air and succulent maquis shrubland, before we bid a fond farewell to this ancient and exotic island.
Hotel El Faro
Hotel El Faro is a luxury 4★★★★ resort that combines breath-taking views with exclusive hospitality services. The hotel is designed on the idea of a ship lying at the bottom of the sea. It’s special ambiance, linked to the moving beauty of the place, has enticed and been a haven for famous guests and a source of inspiration for numerous artists.
Hotel Su Gologone
Hotel Su Gologone lies in the heart of Sardinia, at the foot of Supramonte, a mountain steeped in folklore. This hotel is all about the tradition, art and culture. A part of the world that was once rugged and smooth. Every detail expresses the authenticity of this land. It is surrounded by undeveloped landscape of beauty engulfed in juniper woods and olive trees.
The Park Hotel Cala di Lepre
The Park Hotel Cala di Lepre, is comfortably set in the luxuriant natural countryside of the North of Sardinia, in the enchanting Capo D’Orso, 3 Kms from Palau: a 4 star Park Hotel and SPA for families, part of the Delphina Hotels & Resorts group, in itself a certified guarantee of excellent seaside holidays in Sardinia and high quality summers.
Rest Along the Emerald Sea
Visit: Alghero/ Bosa/ Oristano/ Oliena/ Palau/ Coast Smeralda
*FF July 22 – July 29 2017
*FF July 29 – August 05 2017
*FF August 5 – August 12 2017
August 26 – September 2 2017
Duration: 8 days
Start/Stop: Saturday to Saturday
From: Premium $3995 / Solo Traveler: $900