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Olbia Holidays

from £148 per person

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1 Room
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Introducing Olbia holidays 2021

The vibrant little city of Olbia overlooks a gorgeous natural harbour on the north east coast of Sardinia. It has an airport and a ferry port, but is often overlooked in the rush to the glamorous resorts of the nearby Costa Smeralda. But Olbia has plenty to offer visitors, including a pretty little historic quarter, a host of great value restaurants and cafés, and plenty of traditional Sardinian charm. There are lots of fabulous beaches within easy reach, and you can take boat trips from the harbour to explore the fishing villages and islands, including the marine reserve of Tavolara Island, that dot this stunning stretch of coastline.

Why book Olbia holidays

Discover the best beaches

It's called the Emerald Coast for good reason... the beaches near Olbia will blow you away!

Cultural hotspot not to miss

Get down to Porto Cervo Marina for amazing views and you might just spot a celebrity!

Fab shopping scene

Enjoy the likes of Prada and Gucci down by the harbour

Lush natural wonders

Explore the lush mountains and countryside where you'll find homely villages

Romantic spots

Hop on a boat and sail over to nearby Corsica for a romantic trip

Sample the local food

Tuck into typical Sardinian dishes as well as your favourite pizza

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Olbia is the largest town in northeast Sardinia, spilling down wooded hills to a beautiful natural harbour filled with boats. Thanks to its airport and ferry port, it’s the main gateway to this beautiful region of Sardinia. Popular with families and couples, Olbia boasts a pretty historic quarter, a great range of lively restaurants and bars, and there are lots of wonderful beaches and turquoise coves within easy reach. It’s a fantastic base if you want to explore the glamorous resorts of the Costa Smeralda without breaking the bank, and offers a host of activities, from boat trips along the beautiful coast to exploring the island’s famous nuraghe and megalithic sites.



The nearest beach in Olbia is the Lido del Sole, which is conveniently connected by a regular bus service from the city centre. It has plenty of facilities, including sun beds and parasols for rent, and you might even spot flamingos here. Le Vecchie Salina beach, just south of the Lido del Sole, is a great spot for kite-surfing and surfing. Heading north towards the Costa Smeralda, the beautiful Lido di Pittulongu, about 5 miles away, is made up of four sandy beaches (La Playa, Squalo, Pellicano and Mare e Rocco). All enjoy views of Tavolara Island, a protected nature reserve which is a great snorkelling and scuba diving destination and has a gorgeous beach. Bados Beach is small, but very pretty, a curve of golden sand enclosed by rocky headlands.

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Olbia weather

Olbia weather
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Your Olbia questions answered

Does Olbia have a beach?

There aren't any beaches in Olbia itself, but there are quite a few nearby, including Lido del Sole and Le Vecchie Salina beach.

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Prices last checked at 11:30 19 January 2021