A region lesser known than Sardinia's north and the sparkling Costa Smeralda, Southern Sardinia is home to some true gems, ideal for a summer holiday.
Home to some beautiful sweeping sandy bays, Sardinia's capital city, intriguing history and plenty of water-based activities, holidays to Southern Sardinia are definitely a rewarding prospect.
Flying to the south from Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted, we've chosen our favourite properties (including both villas and hotels) in this region to help you choose where to stay during a holiday to Sardinia.
If you'd prefer to know what you can get up to in Southern Sardinia, check out the unspoilt beauty of the region, or explore our 5 things to do.
Where to stay in Southern Sardinia - our top five picks
Chia Laguna Resort | Chia | 4/5★
Exceptionally well positioned, Chia Laguna is a collection of four superb hotels: Hotel Laguna,
Hotel Spazio Oasi Prestige, Hotel Baia and Hotel Village, all offering a blissful stay in the south of Sardinia.
Each hotel has access to its own pool, plus there is easy access to the two sandy beaches close by. Dining at the resort consists of nine restaurants and bars, offering varying
cuisine and something for every taste.
Swimming pool at Hotel Laguna
Nora Club Hotel | Pula | 4★
Close to the archaeological site of Nora and perhaps with the most relaxing grounds you'll ever find, Nora Club Hotel is romantic, perfect for exploring Southern Sardinia and boasts wonderful, traditional Sardinian decor throughout.
The pool is surrounded by plush plants and flowers providing a relaxing and private atmosphere, and the restaurants and shops of Pula are just a five-minute drive away, which is made easy when we provide car hire within your holiday package price.
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Hotel and Residence Cormoran | Villasimius | 4★
Hotel and Residence Cormoran invites holidaymakers to a beautiful beachfront location, where a relaxing atmosphere and plenty of activities await.
A lovely choice for both couples and families alike, the hotel is nestled within luxuriant gardens, with superb mountain and sea views. With plenty of photo opportunities and countless places to relax and soak up the sunshine, a holiday here will certainly be a memorable one.
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Cruccuris Resort | Villasimius | 4★
A quirky and intimate hotel, nestled in a hillside near Campus beach, Cruccuris Resort is a haven of peace and tranquillity just a 5-minute drive from town.
The hotel oozes a distinct character and style, with the owner’s passion for art and decor apparent everywhere you go.
The outdoor area is stunning, with two beautiful curved pools surrounded by colourful flowering plants and palm trees.
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Villa Virago | Comfortable villa | Pula
For a more secluded Southern Sardinia getaway, why not consider a private villa? Villa Virago is a beautiful five-bedroom property, boasting a good-sized private pool in the well-kept, lawned gardens, along with a stunning covered dining area, decorated with grape vines.
If you can tear yourself away from this pretty villa, the property itself is in a little cul-de-sac next to the small coastal resort of Perd'e Sali, where there's a marina and a mixed pebble and sand beach.
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