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Santa Teresa di Gallura

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The ideal "surf & turf" base to explore northern Sardinia

The lively coastal town of Santa Teresa di Gallura is beloved by locals and visitors alike for its authentic vibe, lively summer evenings, and wonderful coves ideal for a relaxing beachside drink admiring indescribably cobalt blue and turquoise waters. Natural beauties abound and create a true playground for outdoor fans, from rewarding hikes around the lighthouse of Capo Testa or the quarries used to build the most famous Roman temples, and plenty of sailing opportunities.

The “surf & turf” expression seems to have been invented to describe the region of Gallura, Just a few miles away from the glittering beach lifestyle and upmarket resorts lies a picturesque and authentic Sardinia, renowned for the unique longevity of its inhabitants. Centuries-old traditions and sincere passion for local customs create a stimulating blend of authentic cultural experiences, excellent folk museums, craft shopping, and delicious culinary experiences with local families and even with real shepherds.

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Where to stay in Santa Teresa di Gallura

Our accommodation selection in Santa Teresa di Gallura provides a range of options from cozy boutique hotels to savor the old town’s vibrant life, to elegant resorts in secluded seaside corners of Mediterranean paradise. Get in touch with us for a free travel consultation. Once we start preparing your customized itinerary we will present our recommended options for you to choose from.

Small Traditional B&B in Santa Teresa di Gallura
Small Traditional B&B
This beautiful, small B&B will be the perfect place for your stay, if you like to be close to the beach but also in the city centre, with all the services, restaurants and bar at a few steps distance.
Stylish Resort Hotel in Santa Teresa di Gallura
Stylish Resort Hotel
A beautiful seaside 4 star hotel, with an open restaurant that serves Sardinian specialties, all in the perfect location, a few minutes from the city center and right on the beach.

Things to do in Santa Teresa di Gallura

The peculiar geographic position and ancient seafaring traditions make Santa Teresa the ideal base to explore La Maddalena archipelago, one of the best locations of the whole Mediterranean sea, and the French island of Corsica, less than an hour by ferry. From the coastal gems like the hilltop town of Castelsardo to the hilly medieval hamlets of Aggius and Tempio Pausania, Gallura grants plenty of excitement for arts and history enthusiasts.

Frequently Asked Questions about travel to Santa Teresa di Gallura

How long should I stay in Santa Teresa di Gallura?
We suggest spending at least two nights in Santa Teresa di Gallura, in order to being able to enjoy both the town and its beautiful beaches. We also recommend considering at third night, to make room for a day trip to La Maddalena Archipelago or Corsica, especially if you have not visited it from Costa Smeralda.
What are the prices like in Santa Teresa di Gallura?
A quick lunch with a drink in the center, is around 25-30 euros. Museums and landmarks generally cost 10-20 euros. For a full dinner, budget at least 30-40 euros. 
How can I get around?
The best way to get around Santa Teresa town is by foot. It's also the only way. If you wish to visit neighbouring Capo Testa beaches, you can take the inexpensive local bus (around 15 minutes) or a 5-minutes taxi ride.
Is Santa Teresa di Gallura safe?
As the rest of Italy, adopting the usual care (leave valuables and passports at the hotel). We always recommend leaving someone taking a look at bags / valuables on the beach while the other is taking a swim.
What are Santa Teresa di Gallura's options for people with dietary restrictions?
Mediterranean diet is quiet diversified, we are sure you will find vegetarian and vegan options in almost all the restaurants. If you have particular needs please inform your waitress when you arrive and they will suggest the best dishes you can order and take care of any allergy or restrictions you might have.
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