Created in the 60s by the Ismaili Prince Shah Karim al-Husayni, Aga Khan IV, Porto Cervo, exudes charm and opulence, from the super yachts lined up in the marina to the exclusive boutiques.
Not only for the wealthiest people, it’s open up to eat delicacies at commensurate prices, such as the Promenade du Port, where you can enjoy a traditional glass of local red wine Cannonau prettified by a beautiful sunset.
Not really far, just 30 min drive from Porto Cervo you can get to Palau, from where you can easily reach the islands of La Maddalena. To visit the whole archipelago you can choose from a vast network of travel agencies that organize day trips offering various options such as, full-day excursions that include stops in the islands of Santa Maria, Budelli, and Spargi.
In all three islands, especially inSpargi, there are beaches which do not envy anything to those of the Caribbean. Intense turquoise colored waters, thin white sand, and fascinating granite cliffs that have been eroded over the centuries in various animal forms, each with a native legend dedicated.
Nearby, Caprera island, there is the home of Giuseppe Garibaldi, one of the founders of modern Italy, where he spent his last life years. His house is now a museum, largely unchanged since his death in 1882.
But this is a nutshell about the wonders present in the north coast of Sardinia.
One of the most interesting things in Sardinia is its variety. The enthusiastic and full of expectations about what can be discovered have never been disappointed by what this enchanting destination has to offer.
Sardinia is considered the birthplace of centenarians, thanks to the Sardinian Cuisine. The Mediterranean diet is constantly monitored for scientific studies examining its diversity, its foods, habits, to which a reduced risk of heart disease, obesity, and even dementia has been linked.
Visiting Sardinia, it is easy to understand why.
Everything is created from genuine products and the focus is on the quality of fresh, organic and local, and the typical dishes are universally exquisite and a true representation of the food that’s available throughout the region thanks to the quality of the environment which offers availability of vegetables, meats, fresh fish and a particular highlight is the hand-made Sardinian Pasta.
Scientists have been studying for years even the antioxidant properties of red wine produced in Sardinia.
It is believed that you could not choose a better wine the Sardinian Cannonau in this context, a deep-red wine that is produced, contains natural antioxidants that have been detected up to eight times more than in any other part of the world.
Wine is an essential part of the Mediterranean diet and is drink moderately but regularly.
The physical activity in the great outdoors is another primary component of longevity recipe. The breathtaking scenery and beautiful sea views are also accompanied by comfortable hiking trails.
Long walks on the northeast coastline of Sardinia is one of the healthy habits that older residents refuse to give up. The breathtaking landscapes and beautiful sea views are also accompanied by convenient rambling paths. he herb-scented fresh air only helps matters. Moreover, Sardinia is sunny for more than 300 days a year, so ensuring a daily source of vitamin D.
Last and not least, the power of the benefits of the sea. Even before we had modern medicine, doctors prescribed a sea trip to their patients to improve various medical problems.
The sea water used for health purposes even has a name: the Thalassotherapy. This type of therapy helps relaxation improves blood flow and helps reduce congestion and physical pain. It is said that it is also helpful in improving skin conditions in the case of eczema and psoriasis.