Ca La Somara
Rural retreat close to Sardinia's Costa Smeralda
Soak up the vibes of the Costa Smeralda without the noisy glitz and glamour. There are hammocks on your porch at Ca La Somara, big stripey cushions, a semi-wild garden and great cooking.
Know It All
Hit the Spot
A stone's throw from Arzachena.
Come here for...
● A rural agriturismo away from the bright lights. ● The cute and friendly donkeys. ● Spa pampering.
There's a swimming pool and plenty of spots (and hammocks) for lounging in the shade. There's also a restaurant designed for communal dining and a wellness centre with a steam room, shower, massage room, fitness suite and chillout zone.
Good to know
Don't expect flash – this is friendly farmhouse simplicity at very affordable rates.
Rooms and suites
Rustic rooms – each distinguished by its own coloured donkey motif – are charmingly simple. Some have hammocks, and bathrooms have hand-painted ceramic tiles.
All rooms are made for relaxation – there are no TVs or phones.
Eat & Drink
Ca La Somara is the place for vegetarians. Try the freshly-made tagliatelle al pesto, stuffed peppers or vegetarian cous-cous. After seeing La Somara’s cute resident donkey you won't want to eat meat anyway.
Buffet breakfast featuring homemade cakes, biscuits, yoghurt and jams is served until 8:30am
See & Do
See & Do
Start your discoveries in the town of Arzachena – an old fishing village now turned sporty seaside resort. Take a look at ancient archeological sites like the Tomba dei Giganti Li Lolghi (mysterious giants' tombs) and the weird granite stone formations. You can also go diving, swimming, sailing and horse riding, or enjoy a relaxing game of golf.
A spa will be added in 2008 – watch this space.
Sombre processions through Olbia, and some not so sombre celebrations, honour the Feast of Saint Paul's Conversion.
Landlubbers can get a feel for the ocean waves at Arzachena's sailing carnival.
ESSENTIAL INFORates Guide
EUR 58-136Check In
10:00Minimum Night Stay
Closed 15 November – 28 FebruaryAir Conditioning
Yes – all roomsChildren
Località Sarra Balestra, 07021 ArzachenaParking
There is free guest parkingTrains
Arzachena – 7kmTaxis
EUR 15-20 from the stationAirport
Olbia – 25km