Alghero is a small town on the northwest coast of the famous Italian island of Sardinia. The town's landmark is its ancient city walls that surround what was once a great city. It has a very peculiar architecture with a Catalan gothic style, it is worth walking the streets of this town and enjoying the local vibe. If you rent a boat in Alghero you can sail to the neighbouring fishing villages. It is the best way to explore this part of the island.
Alghero's beaches are friendly to all types of visitors. From families with children to groups of young people looking for fun. According to many travellers, the best way to enjoy the beaches of Alghero is on board a boat. You can easily access them and anchor in the best places to dive into the sea. Rent a boat in Alghero and have a day at the beach.
Prices for boat rentals in Alghero vary according to the type of boat you wish to rent. For renting a sailboat, prices start at 190 euros. If you wish to rent a motorboat, prices start from 100 euros. Please note that during the high season, boat prices increase according to demand.
The high season in Alghero starts is in July and ends in September. If you want to rent a boat during the high season, we recommend that you start the search process two months in advance.
Italian nautical licensing legislation is quite different from that of most European countries. Several laws apply depending on the type of vessel you wish to charter. For motor vessels, a licence is required if the vessel has more than 40 hp. Please note that you will be asked to submit a nautical CV detailing your sailing experience.
If you have no experience or sailing licence, you can charter any boat from our catalogue with a skipper. Hiring a boat in Sardinia with a skipper is a great advantage, as he/she can show you the best places in each destination. You can ask your skipper for advice on restaurants, beaches, bars or museums.
The best seasons to visit and sail in Sardinia are spring and summer. During the spring the weather gets better and the winds make sailing easier. Meanwhile, in the summer the temperatures are at their highest and the sea has the best conditions for swimming. Remember that summer is the high season, so you will find many tourists in the area.
⚓ Walk through the old town
The historical centre of Alghero is one of the most interesting and iconic of the island of Sardinia. It is one of the most lively parts of the city for its commercial and shopping facilities. Walk around and admire the Catalan influence of the city.
⚓ Visit the famous Neptune's Caves
These caves are located on the promontory of Capo Caccia. They are particularly interesting because of their peculiar shape. The best way to reach these caves is by sea from the port of Alghero.
⚓ Explore the archaeological sites
The most important is the Nuragic settlement of Palmavera. Organise an excursion to learn more about the history of this place.
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