Top things to do

Top Choice Mountain in The Sarrabus

Monte dei Sette Fratelli

Clad in thick forest, the mountain massif known as the Monte dei Sette Fratelli dominates the remote Sarrabus area. Its granite peaks and woodlands bristle with cork and holm oak, juniper, oleander and myrtle, offer…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Villasimius & Capo Carbonara

Capo Carbonara

If you embark on just one excursion from Villasimius, make it the 15-minute drive south to Capo Carbonara, a protected marine park. The promontory dips spectacularly into the crystal-clear waters of the Med. Besides…
Top Choice Beach in Villasimius & Capo Carbonara

Cala Giunco

The pick of Villasimius' spiagge (beaches), Cala Giunco is a vision of beach perfection: a long strip of silky white sand sandwiched between tropical azure waters and a silvery lagoon, the Stagno Notteri, where pink…
Beach in Costa Rei

Spiaggia Piscina Rei

To the north of Costa Rei, this fabulous beach impresses with its blinding-white sand and turquoise water. A couple more beaches fill the remaining length of coast up to Capo Ferrato.
Beach in Costa Rei

Spiaggia Costa Rei

In front of the eponymous resort, the Spiaggia Costa Rei is a lengthy strip of dazzling white sand lapped by astonishingly clear blue-green waters.
Mediterranean in Villasimius & Capo Carbonara

Ristorante Le Anfore

The chef’s love of fresh local produce shines through in Sardinian dishes such as bottarga di muggine (mullet roe) and fregola con le vongole (couscous-like pasta with clams) at this highly regarded hotel-restaurant…
Religious in Villasimius & Capo Carbonara

Festa della Madonna del Naufrago

The Festa della Madonna del Naufrago, Villasimius' big annual event, is held towards the end of July. The highlight is a boat procession to a spot off the coast where a statue of the Virgin Mary lies on the seabed. …
Ristorante in Villasimius & Capo Carbonara

Ristorante La Lanterna

A warm and welcoming restaurant-cum-pizzeria with a sunny outdoor terrace and genuine island food, this is one of the best places in the town centre. The menu covers all bases with a range of classic seafood dishes …
Food & Drink in Muravera & Torre Salinas

Sagra degli Agrumi

Held on the first or second Sunday before Easter, Muravera's big annual celebration is dedicated to the town's fabled citrus fruit. Events include tastings, concerts, workshops and a colourful parade of folk groups …
Pizza in Muravera & Torre Salinas

Ristorante Pizzeria Su Nuraxi

On the main road through Muravera, you can get a decent bite at Ristorante Pizzeria Su Nuraxi. It’s a relaxed, modern-styled place good for seafood, hearty meat dishes and decent pizzas.