Things to do and see
A Sea of Opportunities
Isola Rossa has a unique position. Fishermen village and seaside resort, chosen mainly for a totally relaxing holiday, but not only. The tranquility of the place, the proximity of equipped or free beaches of fine white sand, a viewpoint promenade for enchanting walks, a small marina with pleasure boats for unforgettable sea excursions, the breathtaking view from the ancient Spanish Tower towards the red rock islet and for admiring the sun plunging into the water at sunset are just some of the attractions that can guide you to a stay in the village.
BEACHES and MORE
The beaches below the house or reachable in a few minutes are suitable for everyone. The Spiaggia Longa and the Spiaggia del Porto are geared towards families with children, easily controllable in shallow waters. Other beaches, La Marinedda beach and Li Feruli beach , are aimed at young people with the possibility of practicing water sports, diving and snorkeling. Still others Tinnari Beach and Li Cossi Beach in Costa Paradiso , can only be reached on foot through paths immersed in the rocks and Mediterranean scrub or by sea thanks to the possibility of renting boats or rafts. Thanks to the total elimination of architectural barriers, many of these can be easily enjoyed by people with disabilities.
EXPLORE THE HINTERLAND
How not to take advantage, on days of mistral wind or not suitable for beach life, of trips and explorations of other magnificent places in coastal or inland Sardinia? Here are some tips for the hinterland The Terme di Casteldoria (20 min) with a small lake open to the public with natural hot springs from volcanic activity. In the immediate hinterland Aggius (20 min), an "Authentic Italian Village", "Orange Flag" of the Italian Touring Club, with its museums, traditional live woven carpets, walks in the old town or trekking in mountain paths , even for less experienced, and the unmissable stop in restaurants to taste the peasant specialties.
The food and wine aspect of the holidays will satisfy the most demanding palates. The numerous restaurants can't wait to offer you the catch of the day. In the entire Gulf of Asinara, Isola Rossa is the only locality, in addition to Porto Torres and Santa Teresa Gallura, to boast the stable presence of a small fleet of professional fishing boats, ready to make you taste the renowned lobsters of the Mediterranean as well as snappers, bream, sea bass and other delicacies. The presence of fishmongers will allow you to try your best interpretations of fish cuisine at home.
EXPLORE THE COASTALS
The medieval village of Castelsardo (25 min), with its perfectly restored old town that is full of inviting cafes, overlooking the sea and the ancient Catalan city of Alghero strong>, with the amazing walk on the ramparts and in the old town can be reached in an hour, heading west. Heading east along the north coast take a visit to the beautiful Santa Teresa Gallura (35 min), with its port for nearby Corsica. Palau (55 min), boarding for the island of La Maddalena and starting point for boat trips to the Maddalena Archipelago National Park, as well as Porto Pollo , an international windsurfing and kitesurfing spot. The Costa Smeralda and Porto Cervo are about an hour away, always heading east.