Marinas of the week: Marinedi Group.
This week Marinanow is taking you on a journey through the Mediterranean. Sailing in one of the safest and amazing seas in the world we will take you to the four latest amazing destinations that have joined the Marinanow network that will amaze you with their beauty and uniqueness.
The marinas are part of the Marinedi Group, which since 2009 has developed a network of Marinas where sailors can find first rate services and benefit from unforgettable hospitality. The mediterranean port network created by the Marinedi Group has 3300 berths, located in the most beautiful destination of Mediterranean Sea: Cagliari, Forio, Teulada, Villasimius, Capo D’Anzio, Procida e Torre Fumo. The marinas of Balestrate, Napoli and Diamante are being completed, and there are many new projects planned along the Mediterranean Coast including Turkey, Greece, North Africa, Albania, Croatia and Montenegro. Marinanow is delighted to announce out partnership with the Marinedi Group that allows us to offer you more high quality services at no additional cost to you.
Are you ready to begin our journey on the Mediterranean Sea?
Marina of Cagliari: The small but luxurious Marina of Cagliari, in Sardinia, offers you the possibility to moor in the evocative port in the city centre. The port of Cagliari is situated near the train station and the shopping roads and has 18 berths for boats up to 55m in length with many boats using this base to discover of the surrounding coasts, where you can also find the marinas of Villasimius and Teulada.
During their stay at Cagliari, visitors can experience an amazing holiday, visiting the famous beaches of the city and discovering the history of the Island’s capital city.
The beach of Poetto is 7 Km of white sand and crystal clear sea, and has an array of services including beach resorts, sailing schools and many small bars that on summer nights become the more festive part of the city. From the beach it is also possible to admire one of the most picturesque landscapes that Cagliari offers, the Sella del Diavolo (the devil’s saddle), an unique sedimentary stone promontory that falls into the sea and looks like a giant saddle. The legend says that Satan fell here during a battle with God, because the devil, captivated by the beauty of the Cagliari’s gulf (to this day called the Gulf of Angels) tried to take possession of it.
On Poetto’s seafront there is the Park of Molentargius, a nature reserve where you can admire many species of wild birds, among those the characteristic pink flamingos. In the park there are many activities, suitable both for adults and children, that allow you to relax and be entertained in an amazing uncontaminated landscape.
In Cagliari’s city centre there is the famous Bastione Saint Remy, a majestic monument where you can have a bird’s-eye view of Cagliari. The panoramic square on the top of Bastione is the perfect place to take a break or a picture. From here you can continue your tour along the mediaeval walls that surround the historic neighbourhood of Castello, situated in one of the highest points of the city. Here you will find the two defensive towers San Pancrazio and Elefante, that date back to XIV century and are open to tourists.
After the cultural tour you can walk along the narrow streets of the old town centre, among the shopping roads or search for a good restaurant, where you can taste typical food, while you plan your next sightseeing moment. Cagliari especially in the summer frequently hosts many fun events (check out the events of May-June 2015) that can make your holiday even more enjoyable.
Are you ready to set anchor? Head towards Villasimius
Marina of Villasiumius: The Marina of Villasiumius rises between amazing sandy expanse inside the Capo Carbonara Marine protected area, along the south west coast of Sardinia, in a completely unique location in the Mediterranean.
With its 840 berths, the marina of Villasimius is one of the best equipped and comfortable ports in the Mediterranean. Inside the Marina area there are many high-quality service that range from food service, bunkerage, cars, bike and boat rental, laundry services, bars, newsagents, numerous shops and other activities ready to satisfy the needs of the most discerning sailor.
Villasimius is famous for its breath-taking panorama, the beauty of its beaches, the clear water of its sea, and the present of luxuriant flora and rich fauna. Villasimius is the ideal place for all those who that love water sports and excursions.
The beaches of Villasimius remain uncontaminated by time and are able to provide tourists with a taste of the Island’s wild nature. The most famous beach is the beach of Giungo, renowned for its bone-white sand with a slightly pink hue, and the Spiaggia del Riso (rice beach), so called because it resembles an expanse of tiny grains of rice.
The waters here are an underwater paradise too that will enthral anyone who wants to snorkel. Diving under the surface will allow you to see incredible wrecks of ancient boats that have become multicolour marine gardens populated with different kinds of fish, and to see the sunken statue of the Madonna del Naufrago, near the Island of Cavoli. Above the surface the coast offers perfect locations for wind surfing, kite surfing, water skiing or canoeing both for experts and for beginner with numerous water sports schools that will help you get started. For lovers of hiking, Villasimius also has splendid routes that let you pass between Mediterranean scrub and white expanses of sand either by foot, horse or mountain bike.
After this trip to Villasimius, where we you can choose between relaxing and open air activities, you are ready for Teulada:
Marina of Teulada: The Marina of Teulada is situated in the southern extremity of Sardinia in one of the most suggestive coast of the Mediterranean Sea. The Marina is situated into an uncontaminated landscape that includes 40 Km of coast characterised by a succession of natural oases with small bays and promontories dotted with beaches with clear water and perfumed by the essence of the Mediterranean. Moreover, it is a perfect place for surfers and sailors thanks to its exposure from the wind.
The long wharf of the port has around 250 berths and offers high quality services that promise a comfortable berthing to the sailors during their break in Teulada.
One of the most beautiful beaches in this area is the Spiaggia of Tuerredda, a paradise of fine white sand that tuns into the Mediterranean scrub. Moreover, you can visit the forestry area of Gutturu Mannu, where you can walk among the wild nature and visit many grottos.
But our boat trip doesn’t finish here: our final destination!
Procida, an island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, lies at the mouth of the Gulf of Naples between Ischia (to the west) and Cape Miseno (to the east). With an area of four square kilometres, it is smaller than its sister islands, Ischia and Capri, but it is able to give big emotions to anybody decides to visit it.
The Marina of Procida has 491 berths and offers sailors the possibility of a mooring furnished with every convenience and uninterrupted, professional assistance, in an enchanting area.
The island’s beaches and attractions ensure a wide range of choice for every taste: Silurenza beach, where you can dive from the famous Scoglio del Cannone, Lingua beach, known for underwater fishing, Asino beach, described by Elsa Morante in Arthur’s Island, and the sheltered beach of Chiaia, known for its delicious restaurants. Festivals with abundant food and wine, superior craftsmanship, and a nightlife full of possibilities and amusements that will make your stay on the island unforgettable. In this way you can conclude your holiday in the best way.
Here we are at the end of our exciting journey. I’m sure you’re ready to ready your boat and visit these four Mediterranean pearls? Visit Marinanow now and discover the boat and berth offers we have ready for you!