Sardinia is a large island in the Mediterranean Sea , south of Corsica . It is a beautiful island with the ultimate attraction for the prosperous, the Costa Smeralda .
Costa Smeralda ( Italian for ” Emerald Coast ” ) is a coastal region in the north to the northeast of Sardinia. The area is 55 kilometers long and more than 30 km ² . It is operated by the Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport.
The main beaches in Costa Smeralda Porto Cervo , Poltu Cuatu , Liscia di Vacca , Capriccioli , Cala di Volpe and – even though it does not officially belong to Costa Smeralda – Porto Rotondo .
Costa Smeralda is famous for its beautiful beaches and tourist “villages .” The coast has developed into luxury tourist region from 1961 , when Prince Karim Aga Khan IV decided to develop around the enchanting beaches. He made use of the architects Busiri -Vici and Vietti , in Costa Smeralda designed an architecture that heavenly feeling of Costa Smeralda needed strengthening . This style was popular then as “typical” Sardinian style .
The area focuses on the wealthier tourists , including European and Arab VIPs . The former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has a villa in Costa Smeralda , where he receives guests as Vladimir Putin and Tony Blair .