Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Costa Smeralda

Enjoy the culture and other features of Costa Smeralda. Well known for its windsurfing, kitesurfing and beaches, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Bear's Rock and Maddalena Archipelago National Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Costa Smeralda

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Costa Smeralda a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Vigne Surrau Winery (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Aquadream (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Gregoland (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Pevero Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Piero Mancini Winery (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Olivastri Millenari (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Costa Smeralda

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Costa Smeralda is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bear's Rock (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Maddalena Archipelago National Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Tanca Manna Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Barca Bruciata Beach (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Porto Mannu Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • La Sciumara Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Costa Smeralda

The nearest airport is in Olbia (OLB-Costa Smeralda), located 15.5 mi (25 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Figari (FSC-Figari - Sud Corse), which is 31 mi (50 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Costa Smeralda?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,864 vacation rentals near Costa Smeralda. From 518 Villas to 845 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Costa Smeralda for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Costa Smeralda?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Costa Smeralda. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • France: 224,616 vacation rentals
  • Corsica: 10,903 vacation rentals
  • Southern France: 133,841 vacation rentals
  • Olbia: 3,373 vacation rentals
  • Porto Cervo: 2,012 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Costa Smeralda! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Costa Smeralda?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Costa Smeralda:

  • Olbia: 3,373 rentals
  • Porto Cervo: 2,012 rentals
  • San Teodoro: 2,301 rentals
  • Punta Sardegna: 1,375 rentals
  • Bonifacio: 1,949 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Costa Smeralda?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Costa Smeralda. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Maddalena Archipelago National Park: 2,403 rentals
  • Lu Brandali: 2,074 rentals
  • San Teodoro Beach: 3,155 rentals
  • Porto Pollo Beach: 2,382 rentals
  • Bonifacio Port: 2,204 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Costa Smeralda listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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