Baia del Faro: things to do, services and apartments for rent near Palau

Apartments for rent in Baia del Faro

Baia del Faro is a hamlet in the territory of Palau in Sardinia, along the northeast coast of this beautiful island. The strengths of this area are the wonderful beaches of Palau and its surroundings, unspoilt nature, numerous services, the proximity to Olbia. The homes of Baia del Faro are perfect for those who are looking for apartments in Palau, houses for rent and residences. Read this short guide to get more information about this area and real estate properties selected by Immobilsarda.

Short guide on Baia del Faro in Palau

How to get to Baia del Faro

From Olbia to PalauBaia del Faro is about 42 km away from Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport, the port, and its city centre. To reach this resort from Olbia you only need to take the SS125, better known as Orientale Sarda towards Palau and from there follow the road signs. The journey Palau Olbia takes less than an hour. Baia del Faro is just 500 meters from port and centre of Palau both on foot or by car.

Services and lifestyle

Baia del Faro and Porto Faro provide their guests with the main services. Others are available around there:

  • tourist medical guard and pharmacy in 2 km;
  • a shopping centre 300 meters away;
  • shops, restaurants, bars about 500 meters;
  • utilities (hire, taxi, atm) in Palau.

This area, just north of Palau, is perfect for families with children and second age for retirement. Baia del Faro guarantees quick access to the sea, relaxation, and privacy. For young couples, Baia del Faro is a quiet and central destination from where to reach rapidly, and only when needed, the most exclusive sports facilities and locations in Palau, Emerald Coast, and Santa Teresa di Gallura.

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The 5 best things to do in Baia del Faro

1. A visit of its beautiful beaches

beaches Palau and surroundingsThe nearest beaches in Baia del Faro are Porto Faro and Sciumara, just 300 meters away. The first is perfect for those who love taking photos of suggestive landscapes. The lighthouse, that gives the name to the whole area, and La Maddalena archipelago in the background create a romantic atmosphere, particularly at sunset. Sciumara, on the other side, is a creamy colour sandy beach. Long and spacious, it is easy to find a place even during high season. Sandy sea bottom and facilities, such as bars and car parks, make it perfect for families with children.

Along the 25 km of Palau coast there are other famous beaches. Those who want to explore the surroundings of Baia del Faro can visit: to the west, the wild Cala di Trana immersed in the Mediterranean scrub and Porto Pollo, an international paradise for windsurfing lovers; to the east, Cala Capra and the well-equipped Le Saline.

2. Play sport

things to do in PalauBetween Palau and Baia del Faro there are numerous sports facilities suitable both for those who are usually practicing sports and for those who want to learn and have fun. There are tennis courts and stables. The port of Palau provides assistance and maintenance to boat owners or boat rental services. Within 5 km there are kite, surfing, sailing schools, offering courses of various levels and equipment for rent, and 2 diving centres that can release licences. In Palau, it is easy to rent a bicycle to get around in the city and go hiking in the surrounding countryside.

3. Tour on boat in La Maddalena archipelago

The archipelago is reachable from the port of Palau. Every day there are various types of excursions around La Maddalena islands: boat tours among wonderful coves with the possibility to have a bath in one of the most beautiful seas of the Mediterranean; trekking itineraries between history and nature; exciting naturalistic activities to observe the dolphins that populate these unspoiled waters.

4. Taste seafood dinner or Sardinian typical dishes

There are numerous restaurants in Baia del Faro and surrounding areas as well as pizzerias and informal bars/trattorias for fast lunches and dinners. The renowned seafood restaurants offer menus based on fresh fish from the area, scented with aromas and flavours of Sardinia. Local agritourisms in the countryside, surrounded by olive trees, serve typical dishes of Gallura.

5. Have fun in the Emerald Coast and Porto Cervo

If you want to spend exclusive evenings, you can reach the Emerald Coast, about 40 minutes away from Baia del Faro. Here you can choose to stop in one of the famous clubs in the surroundings of Arzachena: Baja Sardinia, Cannigione, Poltu Quatu and Porto Rotondo. Or reach Porto Cervo to spend the night in the most exclusive clubs of Italian summer.

Homes and apartments for rent in Baia del Faro

apartments for rent PalauThe apartments of Baia del Faro Residence are the ideal solution for those looking for holiday homes in Palau and surroundings. Baia del Faro includes recently built villettas with apartments of various types to meet the different needs of families and couples. The apartments for rent in Palau within this prestigious residence have 2 and 3 rooms, on the ground floor or first level, with terrace, garden, or both. The most exclusive properties have a stunning sea view over La Maddalena archipelago.

To get all details on these comfortable well-finished apartments for rent near Palau, contact Immobilsarda, real estate leader in Gallura-Emerald Coast.

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