Hotel Altura is located on the foot of Altura hill in the resort Porto Raphael, only 2 km from Palau, between the extreme north of Sardinia and the world famous Smeralda Coast. Setting in the middle of a green and wild hill boasting islands like La Maddalena, Caprera and S. Stefano, the property is in the harmony with the landscape, composed by buildings of typical architectural style remembering the ?stazzi galluresi?. A few steps from the unique Sciumara beachyou enjoy the real Sardinia, quintessentially of emerald green sea, enchanting places, , fulled of flavoures of evergreen Mediterranean Nature. Bicycles trips, canoe excursions, catamaran and windsurfing tours are filling in your days in the emerald green island the whole Europe wish to visit at least once.
The rooms, located in separated buildings, are tastefully and smart furnished and equipped by independent entrance, air conditioning, phone, Tv, mini bar, hair-dryer. Classic: double or twin bedded rooms with possibilities of 3° or 4° bed, cot upon request.
A panoramic restaurant, overlooking the pool, is serving speciality of Mediterranean and typical Italian cuisine. Buffet Breakfast, lunch and dinner are at self service, enable a variety among three first courses and two main courses. A rich buffet of starters and side dishes is available to all guests.Upon request special vegetarian and gluten-free menu and other food intollerance. Typical Sardinian evening is served on table. Packet lunch instead of lunch to book during daily ecursions. Open bar, music and dancing evenings in a romantic atmosphere and breath-taking views, according to the weekly program. A courteous and friendly service is there to always welcome you.
The Hotel is the perfect destination for experiencing a holidays achieving the utmost wellness and for visiting the north coast of Sardinia. Situated right in the middle of most renowned sea-side resorts of Sardinia like ?Saint Teresa of Gallura? and the well known ?Smeralda Coast?. Only 2 km far away you can reach Palau, characteristic village for shopping of beautifully handmade ceramics and coral, and above all shipping point for the archipelago of ?Maddalena? and for ?Caprera? island. From Palau guided excursions are departing for ?Razzoli?, ?Spargi?, ?Budelli?, Saint Maria islands and the close Corsica
The hotel pool, besides the bar and the restaurant, boasts an amazing view onto the sea. The Tv room , close to the restaurant, is equipped with facilities to enjoy your free time as well as a stunning terrace with wicker armchairs outside the reception hall.
Reception Living room Panoramic restaurant offering typical Mediterranean and International cuisine and typical Sardinian speciality, bar with panoramic terrace, Tv room , air conditioning in rooms. Parking area Pools equipped with lounge beds Free of charge Transfer service to the beach and return.
The sandy beach Sciumara, just 300 meters from hotel Altura, is reachable through a path in the vegetation: a deep bay covered by eucalyptus, juniper, arbutus, myrtle and by an oak forest stretching as far as the river side. The sandy shore made up by coarse sands, cream-coloured, is embraced by the green Mediterranean brushwood and by a relaxing oak forest. The beach is called Sciumara (meaning mouth in slang ?Gallurese?) by the inhabitants of Palau, for the mouth of creek accrossing the sandy shore. Backdrop: shallow Facilities: ? access for disabled people ? big parking area ? bar ? sun umbrellas, deckchairs, pedalo, sailing boats Ideal for: ? disabled people ? elderly people ? famiglie with children ? young people ? sub ? snorkeling fans. Hotel Altura is located close to the exclusive resort of Port Raphael, ?discovered?in the mid-sixties by the Spanish count Raphael de Neville, who cruised and looked for a ?heaven?s corner? to make his own. Port Raphael is an elegant and distinguished touristic centre, where white villas with smooth and round outlines emerge out of the vegetation.