Galanias Hotel & Retreat is a 4-star hotel in Ogliastra, close to Barisardo town, and at only 700 meters from the stunning Torre di Barì beach on the West coast of Sardinia.
The Galanias Hotel & Retreat is a boutique hotel close to the astonish Ogliastra’s sea and it is the perfect solution for people who want to spend their holidays in relax, immersed in the nature and surrounded by the scents of the Mediterranean vegetation. Galanias Retreat of Barisardo is the right place to recover from the everyday routine in a relaxed and quiet atmosphere.
Galanias Hotel & Retreat has 45 finely furnished rooms in accordance with the typical Sardinian style: fabrics traditionally decorated by local artisans and tailored furniture realised by craftsmen. Rooms are equipped with: air-conditioning, minibar, flat screen tv, safe, private entrance, shower bathroom and hairdryer.
Rooms can be divided in: - SUPERIOR: rooms located in the main building, some with sea view. - GARDEN: garden-view bedrooms at about 50-100 metres from the main building.
Galanias Hotel & Retreat offers to its guests a wide range of services, including:
- Free wi-fi in the common areas (bar, restaurants, outdoor terrace and reception)
- Beach umbrellas, beach towels and sun loungers available for guests (beach towel changing: € 3.00)
- Solarium terrace
- Panoramic swimming pool for adults and children
- Jacuzzi area in the pool
- Free unattended private carpark
- Bar open every day from 10:00 to 24:00 with an indoor room and a pool terrace
- Luggage storage service in the reception
- Pets are not admitted
Facilities with an extra charge include:
- Cars, bikes and scooters for renting
- Packet lunches
- Organisation of boat trips and excursions (snorkelling, diving, canoeing, climbing, trekking), as well as horse-riding, quad biking and off road driving
- Day trips on the Green Train (Trenino Verde) or on the Supramonte train, exploring the inland areas of Sardinia. Excursions with local shepherds, “on the trail of transhumance” and Su Gorroppu, one of the deepest canyons in Europe.
- Private transfers
Please note: the hotel is not recommended for people with walking difficulties
YOGA AND WELLBEING
Guests of Galanias Hotel have the opportunity to take courses in Hatha Yoga and Yoga & Mindfulness with professional instructors in a spacious area devoted to absolute peace and surrounded by the sounds of nature and the beauty of the Mediterranean vegetation. Those in search of pure relaxation can put themselves in the expert hands of a masseur and choosing from a wide range of treatments: aromatherapy, Swedish massage, Indian head massage, neck, back and shoulder massage, Californian massage (Anti-stress), Lymph drainage massage, Hot-Stone massage, foot reflexology, Thai Stretching massage, relaxing massage, Reiki massage .
The restaurant is in the main hotel building, and has a large air-conditioned indoor area, and a covered terrace overlooking the swimming pool. Galanias Hotel is the perfect solution for people looking for an haute cuisine restaurant: the menu proposed by the chef varies between the sea and the mountains, typical of Ogliastra. Through this rich culinary experience, guests are introduced to the authentic flavours of Sardinia, with recipes passed down from generation to generation. The menu includes a wide range of dishes, all made with local products at “kilometre zero” and expertly matched with the best quality of local wines. For lunch guests can have a light lunch in the restaurant or a quick snack in the bar, terrace or swimming pool.
The restaurant is open every day for lunch and dinner: breakfast is served from 07.30 until 10.00 with an international buffet, while dinners from 19.30 until 21.30 with table service. Meals include starters, two first courses, two second courses and dessert, with fish, meat and vegetarian alternatives.
The Galanias Hotel & Retreat also organises theme nights. One of the most popular is the Sardinian soiree, where guests sample local specialities, followed by traditional dancing and singing.
The Galanias Hotel & Retreat is at just 700 metres from the golden sandy beach of Torre di Barì. The beach, several kilometres long, is divided into two parts by a famous Spanish tower: the north side: "Mari de is ominis" (sea of men) and the south side "Mari de is feminas" (sea of women), names that date back to the period when the two beaches were enjoyed by men and women separately.
In the surroundings, other beautiful beaches on the Barisardo coast include: Punta Niedda, Punta Su Mastixi, S’Abba e S’Ulimu, Foxi, Pranargia and Sa Marina.
Galanias Hotel & Retreat is the right place for people who want to spend their holidays in Ogliastra and to discover that area included between Gennargentu top mountains and the sea. This unspoilt Sardinia’ location is pretty much appreciated by photo passionate as among the most charming places of the island with its natural monuments, stunning beaches, breath-taking glimpses and picturesque views.
Port of Arbatax: about 20 km
Port and airport of Cagliari: about 120 km
Port of Golfo Aranci: about 185 km
Port and airport of Olbia: about 190 km
Port of Porto Torres: about 225 km
Airport of Alghero: about 230 km