The breath-taking beauty of Orosei is reminiscent of the setting of a Greek myth; rugged rock formations sink and swirl into otherworldly shapes while dramatic cliffs abruptly meet with the alluring aquamarine sea. Soft, silken sand can be sprawled upon while a scattering of surrounding ancient villages satisfy cravings for culture; courageous climbers can ascend to the spiky summits of rocks for birds-eye views of the awe-inspiring beauty of the area.
For a truly inspiring vision of natural splendour, visit the Grotta del Blue Marino, an enchanting cave whose prehistoric treasures will amaze. As the last refuge of the monk seal and home to Neolithic hieroglyphics, this captivating crevice is steeped in mystery and local legend; the shimmering light of the water creates ethereal images on the rugged walls, providing guests with a truly exceptional experience.
Orosei is a true haven for those seeking the sandy sanctuary of a blissful beach. Coastal landscapes are diverse and dazzling, and Cala Fulil is undoubtedly one of the most impressive with its rocky inlets and gorgeously green backdrop. Cala Cartoe also competes in the coastal competitions with its fine and fabulous strip of silken sand that tumbles in the emerald waters below.
Everything about the splendid Su Barchile restaurant is steeped in rich historical heritage; the excellent eatery is housed is a cellar that was once used for seasoning sheep’s cheese (the aromas have been completely eliminated), and now serves sublime Sardinian specialities from both land and sea. (via Mannu 5 08028 Orosei, Italy)