Casa del Belvedere
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The comfortable apartment is at walking distance from all the most important monuments of the city, including the Cathedral, the medieval Towers, the Archaeological Museum where the peculiar history of Sardinia is represented with masterpieces produced by this ancient and unique Mediterranean culture, the old walls created to protect the town from invasions and now an ideal place for an aperitif at sunset.
Enjoy the Sagra of Saint Efisio, the most important single event of traditional culture in the island of Sardinia, which takes place every year on May 1-4 to celebrate the legendary intervention of the Saint to rescue the citizens of Cagliari from the plague in 1652. The central event of the festival is the huge parade that starts the journey in Cagliari. Five thousand people and dozens of carts and floats participate, accompanied by the joyful sound of the "launeddas," typical sardinian wind instruments.
If you are more on a travelling mood, you can easily find beaches for your sunny days, like ‘ Villassimius, Costa Rei, Pula, Chia, etc., mountains for your hiking like Mt. Arcosu, or, for more cultural visits, Nora archeological site, the Barumini ‘Nuraghi’ and several other historical and prehistorical sites.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Poetto 5 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Elmas Airport 15 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment, furnished with class, harmoniously merging tradition and modernity, is equipped with all the comforts, has 2 bedrooms, totalling 4 beds, 2 complete bathrooms, kitchen, dining room, and a library.
Additionally there is a sofabed in the library who can accomodate comfortably 2 persons.
From its windows and small balconies you can experience the most scenic panorama of Cagliari with a sight of the Sella del Diavolo facing the sea, the lagoon, Monte Urpino, the town and the countryside.
|Further details outdoors|
The medieval "Castello" district with its labyrinths, its small squares, courtyards and sudden openings on the horizon is full of mysteries that the visitor will love to discover on their own while remaining fascinated by the charm and history of this ancient place. The sourraunding area offers a wide range of artisans workshop, charming and enchanting restaurants and cafè where you can enjoy all the taste of a typical sardinian dish enhanced by an excellent local wine.
To reach the downtown area you can either take a bus stopping right in front of the apartment or you can decide to walk for few minutes to make use of one of the three electric panoramic lifts that takes you from the top of Castello to the new centre of the town with its cafés, restaurants, squares and shopping area.
If you arrive to Piazza Jenne with one of the lifts you can easily reach in 20 minutes by bus the white sandy beach of Poetto or the scenic Calamosca bay, offering, even in winter, a wide selection of caffès or little restaurants facing the sea where you can enjoy the regional sea specialities, discos for nights and sports facilities.
The rental fee includes: linen and towels and electricity. Final cleaning is not included (Fee : 70 euros directly to the owner).
In case of guests leaving and arriving on the same day, the guests leaving the apartment are kindly request to check out at 10 am and the guest arriving are kindly request to check in at 2 pm. This is to allow the cleaning of the apartment.
The Sardinia region
Sardinia is characterized by a Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and very mild winters, which makes it a very pleasant turistic destination all the year round. The island has a lot to offer to all sort of tourists and is certainly much more than a destination for the sea lovers. You can enjoy its peculiar history and visit one or more of the 9.000 nuraghe from the nuragic civilization (the Barumini's Nuraghe is a UNESCO world heritage site) or the Tombe dei Giganti (the Tombs of the Giants) or the Phoenician archeological sites and the subsequent Roman cities.
You can enjoy wild nature of the Gennargentu Mts or try to spot a Sardinian deer in Mt. Arcosu or the wild horses at the Giara di Gesturi. Or you can spot the birds in one of the several lagoons of the island (including the pink flamingos).
The rich culinary tradition and wine production makes Sardinia an attractive destination for food lovers.
Finally you can enjoy one of the many folkloristic happenings scattered allover the year to be projected in a journey across time
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Cagliari is the Capital of Sardinia and offers a flavour of the main activities in Sardinia. The favourable weather makes it a touristic destination all the year round.
The old part of the city (called Castello, the castle) lies on top of a hill, with a wonderful view of the Gulf of Cagliari (also known as Angels Gulf). Most of its city walls are intact, and feature the two 13th century white lime-stone towers, St. Pancras Tower and the Elephant Tower. The local white lime-stone was also used to build the walls of the city and many buildings. Churches, museums, botanic garden, beaches, towers are among the major attractions of the city. Cagliari is also a very good starting point to visit the stunning archeological area of Nora, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Barumini, the unique Mining Park (Parco Geo-Minerario) that allows you to enjoy a visit of the old mines and the surrounding nature and beaches, all in a radius of 50 km.
Life night is very active in Cagliari:clubs, pubs, discoes, are abundant. The quality of food is very high either in the trattorie or in more luxurious restaurants.
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2 Dec 2013
"lovely eclectic apartment"
The apartment is in a very convenient an beautiful location of Castello. For anyone who might struggle with long or uphill walks, there is a lift that takes people from the top of Castello to the bott… More
5 Aug 2011
"Fantastic value for money."
We stayed in this apartment for a week at Easter and we loved it.The apartment is in the old part of Cagliari and is a 20min walking distance from the Marina area where most of the restuarants are. Th… More
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