Discover how to enhance your Beach Holidays in Sardinia Barisardo with these tours, excursions and even pampering ideas.
La Torre is the name given to the seaside location taken after the Spanish Tower that stands proudly on the promontory dividing the 8km stretch of beach in to two parts.
With the sun that set’s late in the evenings is idyllic for beach lovers that don’t want the day to end.
The beaches are easily accessible from the main road with ramps installed for the disabled.
This delightful location is about 4km away from the main village and is well equipped to providing a comfortable holiday without having to move long distances.
Restaurants, pizzeria’s, ice parlours offer a great choice of foods for eating out, while there are also grocery shops for fresh daily provisions and even the occasional local vendor selling home produce.
The area is dotted with holiday homes, either used by the locals and many for renting guests ideal for families in search of a tranquil location with self catering accommodation.
During the summer season the local authorities organise events that invite visitors to participate in the traditions of the village like the Sagra di Curlurgiones which is usually held around the third week in August.
Although this is one of the more popular areas in Ogliastra even with the locals during the summer season on the whole you’ll find it a quiet and relaxing locality.
One of the beaches really close to this location is Cea, I love this beach, the waters are shallow ideal for children and myself as I am not much of a swimmer... more like get the water bed out and just relax!
Combine your passion for horse riding exploring the countryside trails that take you on the discovery of ancient land marks that characterize this territory like the Domus de Janas and Nuraghi.
The Chiai family run a small stable on the outskirts of Barisardo where they are attentive of organizing excursions around your needs and expertise.
The tours can be anything from an hour to 4 hours of riding that take you off the beaten track reaching places only the locals know about.
Refreshments and tasting of excellent typical foods are offered on their farmhouse for an authentic Sardinian experience.
This company does not have their own website, but I do know them personally and they are a trusted family.
Join a group of professional qualified locals with a passion for the sea world to unearth the fascinating treasures that lay beneath the stunning waters of Barisardo.
Take yourself back in time discovering the relic of a bomber plane from the second world war which lays about 12 meters in the depths of the sea or simply snorkelling the coastline.
Numerous variety of diving points including walls, sea shoals and caves enriched with the vibrant colours of the vegetation and species of fishes.
Three levels of courses are available from the complete beginner including children with the possibility of obtaining a diving license, to master level and instructor levels.
Fancy a little pampering and “me time” while on holiday in Barisardo?
Treat yourself to some holistic therapies with Billy a qualified Reiki master and I do have to say that I have tried his therapies personally, with marvelous results.
Billy offers an a choice of treatments that include Aromatherapy massage, Swedish body massage, Indian Head Massage and if you wish all in the comfort of your holiday home.
Alex an experienced Yoga teacher can offer private yoga or meditation sessions or you can join her in the group sessions she organizes on the nearby beaches of Barisardo.
What a breathtaking way to explore the splendid surroundings of Barisardo. Pedaling your way through the uncontaminated landscapes reaching the extraordinary places with splendid views of the territory.
You’ll find a bike center right in the heart of La Torre location just a few steps away from the beautiful beach.
Equipped with everything you will need for your perfect bike ride from the rentals of the bikes to experienced bikers to help you and organize your adventure.
Information about road cycling routes that are characterized by the impressive sea views as well as mountain bike routes that take you through the deserted mountain landscapes.
Here is just one of their wonderful tours that combine the passion for cycling with the love for fine Sardinian Cannonau wine.
One of the beauties of this coastline in this area is the fact that many of the inlets are unreachable by foot. Probably one of the main reason this area has maintain is natural splendor. Touring the coastline in a kayak will take you to visiting all these wonderful untainted gems.
Tours can be organized all year round weather permitting, short excursions along the Barisardo coastline or even multiday tours.
Qualified experts that know this area like the back of their hand offer a complete kayaking service from the rentals of the equipment to the various courses they offer to suit all levels of expertise.