Costa Smeralda drinking and nightlife

Bar in Baia Sardinia

Phi Beach

One of the coast’s hottest venues, this is a great place to hang out and watch the sunset. By day it’s a regular bathing club with sunloungers and umbrellas to hire, but as the sun goes down it transforms into a coo…
Club in Porto Cervo


Launched two decades ago by former Formula One boss Flavio Briatore, this glitzy club in a three-story villa lures star DJs and a who’s who of the absurdly rich and famous to its dance floor every summer. It can be …
Cafe in San Pantaleo

Caffè Nina

Grab a pew in Caffè Nina's cosy, stone-walled interior, or opt for the sprawling front terrace facing San Pantaleo's church square; either way, it's the perfect spot for morning cappuccino or an aperitivo-hour glass…
Lounge in Porto Cervo

Aqua Lounge

Overlooking the marina, this swanky lounge bar is the place to celeb-watch and play spot the yacht over a cocktail or light bite to eat. Mellow DJ beats and sofa-filled nooks keep the mood relaxed.
Club in Baia Sardinia


Just out of town on the road for Porto Cervo, this club is an old favourite. Even if you’re not going to dance it’s worth a look for the sexy cavernous interior gouged out of the rock side.
Club in Porto Cervo


Bono, Craig David and Denzel Washington have all been spotted at this exclusive club. Getting in is no party and depends entirely on the whim of the stony-faced bouncers.
Pub in Porto Cervo

Lord Nelson

Strangely for such a swish resort, one of the favourite drinking hang-outs is this nautically themed English-style pub.