ENOTECA LA CANTINA
Almost as small as a closet, this gourmet paradise has just a few small tables by the bar counter and a couple more on the terrace outside. There is no menu to speak of, or more precisely... INSIDER: MAURO LORENZON
Wearing different coloured sneakers on each foot, a work apron, a red bow tie and sporting a moustache, the owner of the restaurant/wine bar Enoteca Mascareta is a sincere and convivial... WINE RESORT LEDA D'ITTIRI, ALGHERO
The Wine Resort Leda d'Ittiri is a hotel and destination in itself. A great place to stop off for those who wish to get closer to the Sardinian soul... VIGNE SURRAU, NOT FAR FROM PORTO CERVO
Vigne Surrau is a new and modern winery, which is housed in one of the rare examples of tasteful contemporary architecture in Sardinia... AGOSTINO MAROGNA GALLERY, ALEGHRO
Also known as the Coral Riviera, Alghero is famous for its red coral, of which the most famous is pelle d'angelo or angel skin coral. All of the shops in the... INSIDER: GIOVANNA PALIMODDE
Giovanna Palimodde is an artist, designer, art collector and the owner and soul of Sardinia's most interesting and exciting hotel, Hotel Su Gologone... HOTEL SU GOLOGONE RESTAURANT, GOLOGONE,...
This restaurant has been famous throughout the area since the 1960s. It is located in one of the most eccentric Sardinian hotels... RISTORANTE AQUATICA MARINA CLUB, ALGHERO
The Aquatica restaurant and lounge can be found at the very end of the Alghero coast's promenade, next to the shoreline, with yachts bobbing about just... AL TUGURI, ALGHERO
Sardinian-Catalan chef Benito Carbonella is a local gastronomic star, having also released a cookbook devoted to traditional Sardinian recipes... IL PAVONE, ALGHERO
The Il Pavone (peacock) restaurant is one of the favourite stopping off points for Alghero gourmands and is known as a venerable institution... PETRA SEGRETA RESTAURANT, NEAR OLBIA
If you're on the Costa Smeralda and in the vicinity of Olbia, then the Hotel Petra Segreta's restaurant is a destination worth visiting for lunch... LA PINTA, PORTO ROTONDO
If you happen to end up at Porto Rotondo, so favoured by Italian yachtsmen, then a good spot, though no less expensive than others here, is La Pinta... GASTRONOMIA BELVEDERE, ABBIADON, COSTA...
Gastronomia Belvedere is a restaurant that can certainly be added to the list of unbelievable gourmet discoveries. Having dined there once, you'll want to return... SU GOLOGONE, GOLOGONE, OLIENA
There aren't too many unforgettable hotels around the world, ones that provide the feel of a journey within a journey. However, Su Gologone is one such... INSIDER: ANNA MARIA DELITALA
Almost four years ago Anna Maria Delitala and her mother, Antonella Leda d'Ittiri, who is descended from an aristocratic Sardinian family, opened a small... TENUTA PILASTRU, ARZACHENA
Tenuta Pilastru is one such spot, in a country property typical of this region (150 ha), with its main building having been constructed in 1840... PETRA SEGRETA, NEAR OLBIA
After you reach the top of a mountain along a slightly bumpy country road, which seems to wind up to nowhere, you'll probably be able to utter little more... CENTO ULIVI, GOLFO ARANCI
Small and charming bed and breakfast hotels (b&bs) are not typical of Sardinia, so in this sense Cento Ulivi is a real gem. The small five-room b&b is... CATANIA FISH MARKET
Catania fish market exudes an atmosphere of an exotic oriental marketplace with a pinch of local Sicilian flavoring - the presence of ever restless Etna... INSIDER: MARIAROSA PORCELLI
First of all, I could say goodbye to my car and buy a bicycle; after all, the distances permit it and the city is completely flat. So I started to spend...