In addition to being known for its splendid beaches and the sea, the Costa Smeralda is also a place where you can go shopping and participate in numerous social events during your holiday.
Porto Cervo is undoubtedly the iconic place where you can discover the most beautiful showcases of the most prestigious brands in the world.
At the same time Posto Cervo is also a splendid stage for events that have become unmissable.
The great sailing with the Rolex Cup and the other international regattas continues until the end of September but in the meantime a series of other events such as the Porto Cervo Wine Festival, music festivals, exhibitions and fashion follow each other from early spring and throughout the ‘summer.
You can not miss a tour of the boutiques behind the square or in the sub square, or a walk to the Promenade du Port, for some years the large square of the old port has been set up by Harrod’s warehouses and is an authentic concentration of luxury and lifestyle.
Another very interesting appointment is the Thursday market in San Pantaleo. The small village halfway between Olbia and Porto Cervo has now won a place of honor among the favorite destinations of tourists, in fact here every Thursday you can see the streets and the main square of the village transformed into a colorful bazaar where you can find unmissable deals and why not, meet VIPs who stroll while shopping.
In the evening the possibilities are many, Olbia with its walk in Corso Umberto and its innumerable clubs is undoubtedly the ideal place to spend a relaxing evening, but also to take a ride on the Ferris wheel: La Maestosa the largest Ferris wheel of the Sardinia, in the evening it is colored with LED lights and during the day it offers a vision as far as the eye can see on the Gulf of Olbia.
Or in Porto Rotondo between the Piazzetta Quadra and Piazzetta della Casbah squares it is possible to browse among designer stores and find the top of the fashion proposals.
The younger ones will certainly appreciate San Teodoro and Budoni, half an hour’s drive from Olbia come alive with summer markets as well as the nearby Golfo Aranci where in addition to shopping you can take a relaxing sunset stroll along the seafront.