The new Costa Smeralda experience
The Luxury Collection Hotels Cala di Volpe, Romazzino and Pitrizza, together with the Sheraton Cervo Hotel, managed by Marriott International, Inc. and owned by Qatar Holding, celebrate the new summer season with a series of exclusive new venues and events.
From crystal-clear turquoise water, pristine beaches, untouched nature to the lively village of Porto Cervo, every season Costa Smeralda offers a rich array of epicurean experiences, treasured moments, and destination discovery activities that make every stay in Northern Sardinia unforgettable.
2018 marks the birth of The New Costa Smeralda Experience
Well-known and internationally recognized brands such as Matsuhisa Nobu, Novikov and Quattro Passi join the emerald coast, enriching the culinary offer of the destination. The is also boosted by brand new gastronomic concepts such as the Peruvian cuisine of Caffè Sole by Nuna and the new La Pergola in Giardino restaurant, both overlooking the Piazzetta in Porto Cervo. Great new venues await the guests also at the Hotel Cala di Volpe, where the new Cala Beach Club is now open and five between rooms and suites have been re-designed by the architects’ duo Bruno Moinard and Claire Bétaille. To complete the enhanced offer of the destination, guests can now enjoy the newly inaugurated Spa MyBlend by Clarins at the Hotel Romazzino and the new Meeting Room 3.0 of the Sheraton Cervo Hotel in Porto Cervo.
Meeting point and iconic landmark of Porto Cervo village, in the evening the Piazzetta gets lively with people talking over drinks and strolling in the typical alleys. From June 2018 the Piazzetta enhances its culinary offer thanks to the opening of four new restaurants, spanning from Michelin Starred Mediterranean cuisine at Quattro Passi Al Pescatore to Asian fusion recipes at Novikov and Peruvian food at Caffè Sole by Nuna, including the newly designed La Pergola in Giardino.
The completely renovated Al Pescatore, the unique pieds dans l’eau restaurant in Porto Cervo and reference point for seafood lovers, starts a new collaboration with the two-Michelin-stars Chef Antonio Mellino, from Ristorante Quattro Passi in Nerano, Naples.
Quattro Passi Al Pescatore unveils its new interior design, offering an authentic experience from aperitif to fine dining and after dinner in a very intimate and private atmosphere overlooking the magic of the marina. Among the many signature dishes such as Linguine alla Nerano, a selection of local fresh seafood and traditional Sardinian specialties, including various declinations of Bottarga, the gold of Sardinia.
Novikov Restaurant, in the heart of Porto Cervo, brings the best of its signature Asian fusion menu combined with Sardinian flavours and local ingredients. Among the many local inspired dishes: Tuna Tataki, King Crab Gazpacho and Soft Shell Crab Salad. Guests can indulge in the simple yet elegant design of the internal dining room with marble counter and wooden tailor-made furniture or enjoy the private terrace with a panoramic view of the bay, perfect location for special celebrations and intimate dinners.
Brand new concept for the island, Caffè Sole by NUNA is a leisure bar & restaurant that combines the Sardinian spirit with contemporary Peruvian cuisine and DJ sets, transforming the Piazzetta into a vibrant en plein airlounge. Nuna – ancient Quechuan world for soul – remains loyal to the Peruvian heritage and Chef Rafael Rodriguez offers to his guests dishes characterized by bright colours and enticing aromas. The kitchen features a professional josper grill, ingredients are simply prepared and expertly cooked; from Cebiche to Tiraditos, guests can taste local products with a Peruvian twist.
La Pergola in Giardino, the newly designed restaurant of Sheraton Cervo Hotel has been transformed in a blossom garden with outdoor seating in the heart of the Piazzetta. La Pergola in Giardino offers an Italian and International menu with a Sardinian touch in a green and fresh environment, among Mediterranean plants and flowers.
New rooms and suites: works of art
Moving from Porto Cervo village to the coastline, the Hotel Cala di Volpe, the luxury lifestyle authority of the Mediterranean Sea, celebrates five newly designed rooms and suites, thanks to the creativity of architects Bruno Moinard and Claire Bétaille, able to innovate the project of Jacques Couëlle, whilst preserving his original vision of regenerating simplicity. The architects redesigned the spaces with a constant recall to pristine surroundings and local traditions, every single piece of furniture has been tailor-made, evoking 60’s shapes, colours including beige, white and dark wood and materials, with an extensive use of glass and wood.
A brand new summer escape, Cala Beach Club, the private beach of the hotel, has been designed by Matteo Thun. A design-inspired lounge with a light colour palette of grey and white is the ideal set to lay on sunbeds, dine enjoying a stunning sea view, dance or just sip a flûte of Champagne at the sunset before the private parties start.
Matsuhisa Cala Di Volpe
The legendary Hotel Cala di Volpe and chef Matsuhisa Nobu joined their expertise for the new pop-up restaurantMatsuhisa Cala di Volpe, in one of the most inspirational places of Costa Smeralda, the iconic Bar Pontile. In July and August 2018, fine-dining lovers will have the unique chance to experience the discreet luxury, excellence in food and service, together with the sophistication that made both brands popular all over the world.
A Genuine Wellness Boutique
The Hotel Romazzino, nestled in one of the most beautiful bays of the Mediterranean Sea, with a unique white sandy beach and transparent water, is the ideal spot for global explorers looking for a full luxury resort experience. Starting from summer 2018 guests have the unmissable opportunity to enhance their stay at the brand-new Spa My Blend by Clarins. Created by Dr. Olivier Courtin-Clarins, My Blend custom-made and attentive approach is able to meet the specific needs of each skin type, taking into account stage of life and lifestyle. Spa My Blend by Clarins offers signature My Blend treatments and one-of-a-kind experiences tailor-made for the Hotel Romazzino. The spa features four treatment rooms and a wet area with sauna, steam bath, multi-sensory showers, as well as a relax area where to enjoy detox infusions. Additionally, it includes a Yoga and Pilates studio where guests can reserve private sessions with a personal trainer.
Costa Smeralda is also internationally renowned for its entertainment and glamour with fabulous parties hosting A-list stars. This year Jason Derulo and One Republic will be the main protagonists of the concerts at the Hotel Cala di Volpe: Jason Derulo will host his concert on July 29th while the band One Republic will perform on August 13th. The stage for the two exclusive events will be set up poolside, in an extremely suggestive environment and guests will also enjoy the cuisine of the Executive Chef Maurizio Locatelli and the Pastry Chef Manuel Arcadu. Hotel Pitrizza and Hotel Romazzino will organize great parties to celebrate the mid-summer nights in style with cocktails and live music. Two unforgettable nights sealed with spectacular fireworks, turning the night sky over the hotels into a festival of colours on August 14th at Hotel Pitrizza and on August 15th at Hotel Romazzino with the life music performance of the Italian singer Al Bano.
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About Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc., makes it easy for guests to explore, relax and enjoy the possibilities of travel at nearly 450 hotels in over 70 countries and territories around the world. Sheraton continues to enhance the brand through innovative guest experience, differentiating design, multi-channel marketing and a sharp focus on service. Sheraton is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Starwood Preferred Guest®. Members can now link accounts with Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® at members.marriott.com for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. To learn more, visit www.sheraton.com. Stay connected to Sheraton on Facebook, and @sheratonhotels on Twitterand Instagram.