Why stay at Aethos Sardinia?

FEATURED Updated on Jul 16, 2024 by Clarabel Jones

Blog > Why stay at Aethos Sardinia?

With numerous experiences on offer, fantastic dining options and a sought-after location in Cannigionne, Aethos Sardinia has all the ingredients for an idyllic holiday in Sardinia.

Nestled on a hilltop in Cannigione and offering sensational views across the Gulf of Arzachena, Aethos Sardinia (formerly known as Villa del Golfo Lifestyle Resort) is a stylish five-star hotel that oozes luxury, while still maintaining an authentic Mediterranean touch. 

More than just a hotel, Aethos Sardinia offers guests the chance to enjoy an array of memorable experiences, from day trips soaking up the sea breeze on their private yacht to cooking classes and romantic dinners – right by the sea.

Here are just a few of the experiences on offer at Aethos Sardinia and all the reasons to stay there next summer, all of which can be booked through us!


Sail on the hotel's private yachts

For a truly memorable experience, book a trip on the hotel's very own sailing or motor yachts, Bonaria and Ariabona, and explore the magnificent coastline of the north-east and its exquisite bays. 

Day trips, evening excursions and overnight tours are available. You can even embellish your sailing yacht excursion further with a romantic dinner on board – the perfect environment to enjoy Sardinia's sensational sunsets.  

Available to book at a supplement.

Dining on board Bonaria sailing yacht


Enjoy three fantastic dining experiences

Staying at Aethos Sardinia on a Half Board basis gives you access to three fantastic restaurants during your stay – all included in the holiday package price.

The hotel's MiraLuna restaurant, with its large panoramic veranda overlooking the sea, is available for lunch and dinner, serving up an exceptional culinary experience inspired by the Mediterranean.

Meanwhile, wonderful Sardinian cuisine can be enjoyed at La Colti Farmhouse, located a short drive from the hotel grounds, and accessible by the hotel's complimentary shuttle bus.

Lastly, Half Board guests can also dine at Cutter Lounge & Restaurant, which has an exclusive terrace overlooking the sea in the centre of Cannigione, walking distance from the hotel. Here, you can enjoy an innovative summer à la carte menu with salads, gourmet pizzas, delicate second courses and local dishes.

Available to guests staying on a Half Board basis.

MiraLuna restaurant


Learn to cook Sardinian style

For those who fancy deepening their knowledge of the cooking techniques, ingredients and recipes handed down for generations in Sardinia, the hotel offers cooking courses taught by the resort’s chefs in La Colti Farmhouse.

Learn how to prepare the most typical regional dishes of the region, jams and other delicacies made from seasonal fruits from the estate, and how to bake bread using the island's ancient traditions.

Available to book at a supplement.


Unwind in the hotel spa

With an indoor swimming pool, sauna and treatment rooms, Aethos Sardinia's spa is the perfect place to achieve total relaxation. 

For a spot of pampering, you can also book yourself in for the hotel's Armonia di Sardegna massage – beginning with a natural anti-ageing treatment using sea salt and rose hip oil, before moving on to a peeling and massage with warm oil perfumed with lavender, rosemary, myrtle and juniper.

Use of the spa is complimentary | Treatments are available to book at a supplement.


Wine tasting and vineyard visits

Aethos Sardinia offers four experiences focused around wine.

Take a trip to San Pantaleo and the Vigne Surrau winery, visit Luogosanto and the Siddura winery, or enjoy a tour of the ancient Nuragic village of la Prisgiona and the Capichera Winery, seeing, smelling and tasting the wines they produce.

Alternatively, you could also enjoy a wine tasting experience in the hotel itself. Learn about and taste the best wines produced by local wineries with the hotel's expert – a must for all wine aficionados!

Available to book at a supplement.


Enjoy a romantic dinner by the sea

For a truly special occasion, you can book a candlelit dinner for two on Aethos Sardinia's very own private sea deck: Acqua di Mare.

With food provided by the hotel's MiraLuna restaurant, here you can enjoy a sunset aperitif and a four-course meal with wine while listening to the gentle sounds of the sea. 

Available to book at a supplement.


Soak up the sun by the poolside

Aethos Sardinia boasts a beautiful pool overlooking the Gulf of Arzachena, surrounded by sunloungers – providing the perfect place to unwind in the sunshine.

The hotel will also be adding a second pool for next summer; small, heated and surrounded by nature, it promises a peaceful spot to soak up the sun.


Practice yoga in the hotel grounds 

Find your inner Zen during your blissful stay at Aethos Sardinia by indulging in a few yoga classes, held on the green lawns that surround the hotel.

Whether you're an expert or a beginner, you'll benefit from the instruction of an exceptional teacher, while soaking up the beautiful sea views.

Available to book at a supplement.


Relax by the sea

I'm sure we're all in agreement that sand and sea are the most important features of any summer holiday.

At Aethos Sardinia you have the choice between the private hotel deck, adorned with sunloungers facing the sea and just a few minutes walk from the hotel, and the beach of Barca Bruciata, which can be reached via the hotel's complimentary shuttle bus in under five minutes.

Private deck available to book at a supplement  | Shuttle bus to Barca Bruciata is complimentary.

You can book all these experiences directly through us! Simply call us on 01489 866959 or click here to learn more about Aethos Sardinia, its facilities, rooms and the experiences on offer.


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