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Sardinia is an ideal choice of destination for a relaxing break. The island is one of the largest islands in the Mediterranean; a region of Italy, Sardinia is autonomous. Sardinia has a typical Mediterranean climate with plenty of warm, dry weather, although generally wetter and windier in the spring and winter months.
It is an easy island to get to with three international airports, Alghero, Olbia Costa Smeralda and Cagliari Elmas Airports which connect with the main Italian cities as well as destinations across the rest of Europe, such as the UK, Scandinavia and Germany. There is also ferry transportation that links various destinations across Sardinia as well as to the islands of San Pietro and La Maddelena.
There is a range of accommodation available on Sardinia most of which is found in coastal locations across the island. You will be able to make a choice from bed and breakfast and self catering through to luxury hotels any of which make an ideal choice for those who are looking for a relaxing break in Sardinia. You will find that there are hotels with excellent spa facilities if you are looking for a relaxing spa break or you may want to have spa days at one of the spa facilities that you will find across the island.
Spa days at a Sardinian hotel will be a relaxing experience whether it is just one day or part of a spa holiday. You will find al fresco spa pools along with seawater minerals and essential oils from local plants such as juniper and myrtle that will give you a unique spa experience that you couldn’t get anywhere else.
If you want to take a break from relaxing on your spa days you will also find that there are plenty of sights to see on the island, for example the nuraghi which are cone shaped buildings found in many places across the island. There are Roman and Carthaginian archaeological sites at Nora. There are also Roman remains at Cagliari the capital of Sardinia since Roman times. You could also travel inland to the Barbagia a mix of forest, hillside and meadow.
Any relaxing break in Sardinia should take in enjoying some of the delicious local cuisine, Sardinia is known for its hearty rustic food such as wild boar, lamb and suckling pig. There is also local bread and cheese, particularly the salty pecorino sardo. You will also be able to enjoy local seafood. You should also try out some of the new local wines such as Vermentino, Vernaccia and Grenache.
All this means that Sardinia has all the requirements for a relaxing break and an ideal spa holiday destination.