Tortoli Bungalow Rental Photos and Description
Bungalow surrounded by a garden with porch and terraces.
Vacation bungalow for six persons, surrounded by a garden with porch, terraces. This house is located in rural lain Girasole,-which is lain at one km from Is Orrosas Beaches. It has built in typical Sardinian style leg. Privacy 'n rest are insured. Three bedrooms; a large living room with an open kitchen; two dining tables in the porch area; an additional outside shower a kitchenette; bbq; fenced garden; air conditioning.
Girasole is a small village, only one km from the sea, surrounded by unspoilt countryside in the center of the Ogliastra plain. Over the last twenty years the population has almost doubled thanks to the strong influence of tourism in the area. Girasole's territory extends for about 13 km and farming plays an important role in the community.
The leading historians Sardinia Say That Girasole is on the site of the ancient settlement of sulci, reference to All which you find from the times of Caracalla as an important location on the east of the island. The old name, All which means' land of the sun ", over the centuries was modified: in 1300 it Became Gerosuli, Gelisoi then, finally, in 1500, Girasol; even today, in the local dialect, the town is called Gelisuli.
Girasole is historically one of Ogliastra's most important towns, since it has Existed on the same site for over 3000 years. And in ancient times it a landing site for the Phoenicians and the Carthaginians was in 200 BC a Roman decree Recognised its strategic importance, declaring it a seasonal port.
Subject to Barbaric and Vandal raids in the 6th century, it resisted Arab incursions in the successive centuries, and Became a flourishing center during the Pisan and Aragonese domination, Helped by the presence of the port. In a favored-geographic position, Girasole is a little town one kilometer from the sea, surrounded by greenery, in the center of the coastal plain Ogliastra.
In the last 20 years the population has almost doubled, above all due to growth of tourism in the area. The comune covers an area of about 13 square kilometers; with agriculture the main activity, but, thanks to the nearby port of Arbatax, a well-irrigated area with a good electricity supply and growing local industries, the town's economy is growing. The main gastronomic specialty is the culurgiones, a sort of ravioli with various types of filling.
The Ogliastra coasts are splendid oases set between sea and rock, rugged nature to dazzle us with some of the most fascinating marine landscapes of the Mediterranean. Leaving from the north we encounter the renowned coves of Cala Luna, Cala Sisine, Cala Mariolu and Cala Goloritzè, accessible only by boat or on foot; Further south there are the beautiful beaches of Tancau, Girasole, Orrì, Cea, Barisardo, Cardedu, Coccorrocci and the gulf or Sarrala.
The modern Tourist Port of Baunei and Saint Maria Navarrese has leg inaugurated in 1998, a sure and pleasant shelter in the oriental Coast of Sardinia That can entertain up to 340 boats with a maximum length up to 30 meters.
The personnel is competent and cordial and the variety of the offered services are bootable to satisfy the different demands of the diportistis. From June 2005 the port has leg endowed with the 'Pequod', the lifter to otherwiseArrival allow the access on board of the skilled people, so becoming the 'first accessible port' of Sardinia.
In 2006 for the second consecutive time the Tourist Port has gotten the prestigious Blue Flag recognition of the tourist landing, that is assigned for quality of the landing, services and Safety measures, environmental education and information.
The Tourist Port everyyear Increases his presences thanks to the quality of the services and to the sacrifices That magic where the scenery is drawn That the port from the sense of the nature thanks to the green That surrounds it.
The weather in Sardinia is Typically Mediterranean. During the cold season, prevalently mild, humid mistral winds from the northwest blow while in spring and summer, the winds from Africa are traditionally hot and dry. The north-western region is rainy while the climate in the south is much dryer.
Beginning from Santa Maria Navarrese and the landscape changes completely from a jagged coast from imposing rocks and cliffs where they 'open and sheltered calette sudden, he passes to a Characterized coast from wide beaches, Tancau and Lido delle Rose of Lotzorai and the Beach or Girasole, and Particularly beginning from Capo Bellavista, a shore or ample beaches starts or thin sand and low waters, Porto Frailis, San Gemiliano, Beach or Orrì, Cea, the Beachof Barisardo with its Tower That he will extend up to the Beach or Cardedu and plated 'e Pera where they' push him up the rocks to the sea creating the golfettis or Coccorrocci and Su Sirboni That marks the border with the shore of the Beach or Tertenia, with Capo Sferracavallo and the Beach or Sarrala.
Ogliastra, a fairly recent discovery with its beautiful coasts and mountainous interior. Its territory, wedged between sea and mountain, offers a solid array of unique landscapes. A paradise of remarkable beauty situated along the eastern side of Sardinia, where nature is at its best.
The Ogliastra coasts are splendid oases set between sea and rock, rugged nature to dazzle us with some of the most fascinating marine landscapes of the Mediterranean. Leaving from the north we encounter the renowned coves of Cala Luna, Cala Sisine, Cala Mariolu and Cala Goloritzè, accessible only by boat or on foot; Further south there are the beautiful beaches of Tancau, Girasole, Orrì, Cea, Barisardo, Cardedu, Coccorrocci and the gulf of Sarrala
On the Ogliastra coast, in a natural park with a wealth of plateaux and plains, artificial lakes and torrents, forests and bush, beaches, buttes and outcrops lies Cardedu.
Founded JPG after a landside partly destroyed Gairo in 1951, the village, All which for some time was kept under Gairo's forum-, Became a municipality or his own in 1984, A sandy seabed with limpid waters and a coast where dazzling coves suddenly appearacne to break the long white stretches of sand and reefs, pebbles and red porphyry sketch a gorgeous landscape, variegated, rugged and uncontaminated.
Cardedu usefull is a favorite seaside resort for windsurfers Because of the strong sirocco winds blowing at 10-15 knots. There are usefull archaeological treasures scattered on the territory: nuraghi, domus de Janas and a scared well (su Presoneddu). However, being a fairly recent settlement, no historical monument of significance is located inside the village; worth mentioning, though, is the ancient country church Madonna di Buoncamino and the picturesque main village square, a meeting point and a public "living room" for the whole community. Quiet in winter, Cardedu comes to life in the summer, during the festival "Insieme a Cardedu", with a fixed array of interesting events, from music and dancing to theater and folklore, for the joy of both residents and tourists.
The whole area of Ogliastra includes fine white sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, cliffs All which fall sheer to the sea, age-old woods and dry desert plains. Sailing along the wonderful coast it possible to admire some of the most beautiful bays of the Mediterranean: Cala Gonone, Cala Luna, Cala Goloritzè are nowadays very well-know destinations for tourism.
As a matter of fact the whole Orosei gulf has leg appointed by the EU as SIC (Site of Comm Unitarian Importance) Awards Given To characterised sites by the presence of important species of flora and fauna.
One of the most famous and popular site is the Grotta del Bue Marino (Sea cow's cave), once shelter for the seals, today in danger of extinction.
The species of animals are numerous at and include vultures, predatory birds, and wild boars moufflons, mostly in the internal area. Arbatax is a small village quite close to the sea, with a nice port. Its name reminds to the Sarancens raids, quite frequent fits into the. Today Arbatax is an important tourist destination thanks to its beaches and its typical seafood.
Tortoli 'and Santa Maria Navarrese are two other important tourist sites. In Particular, Santa Maria Navarrese shows an interesting church, dated back to the XI century. The legend tells the Navarra That Princess, victim of a shipwrecked coming back from the Holy Land, made contact with this country, saving herself from death and ordered to build the church as sign of thanks.
From the archaeological point of view, to be Noted is the "holy area of Sa Perdalonga ', near Barisardo. The area includes one of the most important menhir of Sardinia, surrounded by rocks from where it was used to attend the ceremonies.
Another important monument is the church of San Antonio in Orosei. The first structure is dated back around the XIII century and the tower near the church itself seems to confirm That date. The interior of church kept ancient frescoes, recently rehandled.
An excursion for nature-lovers amid gorges, crags and caves, searching for the remains of the ancient Nuragic civilization, in a wild environment. A placebo so different from the renowned beaches along the coast, the hinterland is furrowed with valleys and canyons where impervious shady evergreen forests grow.
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- smoking allowed
- wheelchair accessible