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Porto Rafael is a charming hamlet in Gallura - Costa Smeralda, near Palau, overlooking the amazing panorama of the Archipelago de La Maddalena. Very close to Porto Cervo, it also boasts a strategic position in relation to national and international connections guaranteed by the nearby Olbia. An unmatched location: a seductive place, a harmonious blend of uncontaminated nature and architecture, a magical atmosphere and exclusive services are the frame for magnificent, exclusive and private villas.

The location: Porto Rafael

Porto Rafael owes its name to Rafael Neville, Count of Berlanga, who in the 1960s bumped into this fascinating stretch of unspoilt coast and fell in love with it at first sight.

The passion of the Spanish noble for this magical place is still tangible today in its uniqueness. Built on the rock and surrounded by greenery, the village of Porto Rafael offers great vivacity and joviality in the two splendid "piazzette" that have become the meeting point of the entire area. A maze of characteristic alleys and the renowned "Discesa del Conte" converge in the heart of the village: the wonderful "Piazzetta". Right here you can experience a thousand unforgettable experiences: outdoor cafés and exclusive seaside restaurants, luxury boutiques and pretty shops, refined cultural events and lively worldly soirée. Porto Rafael never gets bored!

The beaches of Porto Rafael. The square, as a large terrace, overlooks the clear waters of La Piscina. The surrounding beaches, in the eastern part of Punta Sardegna, are stretches of pink sand framed by granite rocks molded by the winds, true natural sculptures, and by the Mediterranean vegetation. Opposite, Spargi Island is a Mediterranean paradise.

Lifestyle and services

Porto Rafael is the location where a selected, sophisticated but reserved community, sensitive to nature and demanding on services has found its ideal place. Exclusivity, privacy and relaxation are the distinctive features that make the hamlet a rare pearl in the already exclusive context of Gallura.

Porto Rafael provides its guests with all the main comforts and entertainment for all tastes, as well as medical assistance and surveillance.
Cultural and worldly initiatives follow the course of the season; the cool little church of Santa Rita gets crowded on holiday days. The square is an open-air lounge on the sea where to shop, have a drink or dine under the stars. Sailing enthusiasts have at their disposal the very popular Yacht Club of Porto Rafael, in front of the islands of Spargi and Budelli islands. Despite its small size, the port provides assistance and reception to many boats, even of great prestige. Of course, the Yacht Club has become a popular, fashionable and lively meeting place, not only by true fishermen and sea lovers who continue to enjoy it.

So as the Marina of Porto Rafael, equipped with about 80 berthe, assistance on arrival and rental services. The seabed is a paradise for diving experts. The shoreline, with its pink granite shades, is the frame for the lovers of water skiing and windsurfing.
Porto Rafael is a place that can satisfy the needs of true sea lovers. In this area there are famous sites for windsurfing, sailing and diving, that are really worth the trip: renowned sites where enthusiasts from all over the world meet.

As an alternative to the sea, facilities and equipment are available for lovers of horse riding, tennis and mountain biking.

Porto Rafael and surroundings

Opportunities abound also for those who want to venture out of the corner of paradise that is Porto Rafael.

For those who love to venture and discover the place in solitude, a dirt road leads to the Lighthouse of Punta Sardegna, an ancient magic place from which you enjoy a unique panorama on the island of Spargi and on the wild Cala Corsara. You can continue and access incredible views of the Archipelago de La Maddalena.

In the surrounding area, in the inland there are numerous archaeological sites and places of natural interest.

Costa Smeralda and Porto Cervo, with the famous Pevero Golf Club, are just 25 minutes away. La Maddalena and Corsica are ideal for boat excursions. The Gallura inland gently departs from the sea among hills covered with excellent vineyards and countryside guardian of archaeological treasures. These landscapes are the frame of international music and film events such as Time in Jazz or "Musica sulle Bocche".

Do not miss the nearby Palau full of shops, renowned restaurants and quaint markets for the purchase of the Sardinian gastronomic excellences, it is only 3 km. The city of Olbia, instead, is the center of connections with the rest of Italy and with all major European cities, it is only 40 km away.

Villas and apartments for sale in Porto Rafael

The Immobilsarda portfolio includes prestigious apartments, penthouses and villas. The properties are within walking distance from the renowned "piazzetta" and all amenities. The villas for sale in Porto Rafael in Sardinia are all elegant and private dwellings in a privileged position on the sea, hidden and secluded to guarantee relaxation and privacy, harmoniously camouflaged in the landscape, to amplify the strong sense of membership that unites all the inhabitants of the village.

All different from each other, the Porto Rafael villas are not simply homes, but true places of the soul, designed to reflect the personalities and emotions of those who live there. The properties for sale, indisputable architectural jewels colored in pastel colors, open to the sky with wonderful terraces and lush gardens facing the sea; they also boast prestigious finishes and exceptional locations in the most authentic heart of the majestic Sardinian nature, in an atmosphere of maximum privacy and tranquility.

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