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Villasimius is a seaside town located in the southeast of Sardinia. Once a fishing village named Carbonara, it is now one of Sardinia’s most popular seaside resorts and a visit here will show you why. This resort offers beaches like no other; finding a Villasimius beach without beautiful crystal-clear waters is an impossible task. It truly is heaven on earth for beach lovers.
When visiting Villasimius a visit to Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia, is a must. Cagliari is a colourful city with a rich and diverse history. Be sure to take a walking tour of the city and visit the many monuments and landmarks that can be found. A place of great history worth visiting in Villasimius is the Old Fortress of Capo Carbonara, a 14th century lookout tower which still stands today.
Villasimius is a perfect destination for couples and families that love a beach holiday. No matter your age or interest, visitors will love relaxing among some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and swimming in the turquoise waters of the Tyrrhenian sea.
Ryanair operate flights from Dublin to Cagliari during the summer season twice a week. The flight time is an estimated 3 hours and 10 minutes. Once at Cagliari airport, the estimated travel time to Villasimius is 1 hour and 10 minutes.
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Villasimius has several bars, nightclubs and beach clubs, where visitors can enjoy casual drinks or party the night away.
There are many restaurants in Villasimius serving the best Sardinian and Italian cuisine. Be sure to try some seafood dishes, you will not be disappointed!
Punta Molentis beach is ideal for families with a large area of shallow water, making it the perfect place for children to play.
There are many stunning beaches in Villasimius. Although it is very hard to choose which is the best beach, Porto Giunco is undisputedly one of the most beautiful beaches in the resort as it boasts stunning azure waters which will make you feel like you’re in the Maldives!
There are several boutique stores in Villasimius selling a variety of products. If you would rather high street stores, we recommend taking a trip to the nearby capital city of Cagliari.
The festival of the Madonna del Naufrago takes place in Villasimius annually on the second Sunday of July. Divers lay flowers on the head of the sunken statue of the Virgin Mary which is found on a sunken ship on the Villasimius sea floor. During this festival there are many parties to enjoy.
The best time to visit is during the summer months when temperatures average in the low thirties. The warm weather makes for a perfect summer holiday where you can sit back and relax on the resort’s beautiful beaches.
Euro is the currency used in Villasimius.
Italy is an hour ahead of Ireland (GMT+1).
If you would like to explore the island of Sardinia while on your holiday, we recommend hiring a car.