Porto Cervo: handpicked hotels and insider tips
Porto Cervo: introduction
Prince Karim Aga Khan created "the Emerald Coast" as an exclusive area for the enjoyment of the heads of International high society. Porto Cervo became its Capital and the heart of fashionable society. Porto Cervo is the village area whilst nearby is the Porto Vecchio, with the Piazzetta Hotel Cervo, the Passeggiata and the Sottopiazza. Shopping, boutiques and luxury restaurants are the norm at Porto Cervo.
Of certain interest: the tourist harbour, at the entrance of which one can admire the Azzurra, finalist of the America's Cup in 1983. The famous Yacht Club is a port of call for the most beautiful yachts of the Mediterranean.
Not by chance, Porto Cervo has hosted some of the most important and prestigious sailing competitions such as the Sardinia Cup, the Swan Cup, the Veteran Boat Rally and the Maxi Yacht Rolex.
In the vicinity of Porto Cervo are the enchanting Beaches of Pevero, Pedra Bianca, Pietra Niedda, Cala Liscia, Ruja, Punta Capricciosi and Portu Li Coggi.