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Costa Smeralda, Sardinia, Italy

Overlooking the Costa Smeralda in Sardinia, the intimate and understated Hotel Pitrizza sits round a seawater swimming pool carved out of natural rock. An eco friendly, luxury hotel it oozes romance on one of the Mediterranean's most exclusive islands.

At a Glance

  • An understated, intimate and romantic hotel

  • Luxury collection of suites and villas

  • Own private beach with wonderful pool service

  • Close to sophisticated Porto Cervo

  • Good watersports and close to Pevero Golf Club

Beach, Couples, Honeymoon, Villa

Insider's View

The swimming pool, which is cut into the hillside granite, was the worlds first infinity pool!

Jenny James

Insider's View

The seclusion of the villas are reminiscent of a James Bond film; nestled into the hillside, they are beautifully luxurious and have stunning views over the bay.

Anna Crowther

Insider's View

Pitrizza means 'small rock' in Italian.

Scott Dunn team

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Hotel Pitrizza is a wonderfully secret romantic hideaway. The entire hotel is grass-covered, with its luxurious collection of guest rooms and private villas covered in indigenous Mediterranean climbers and flowers. Traditional Sardinian style and design typifies this hotel, all surrounded by lush gardens and beautiful views of the Mediterranean.

The hotel has its own private beach in a protected bay, with pristine white sand with the turquoise colored water that gives this stretch of coastline its famous name. The central seawater swimming pool is carved out of natural rock and provides stunning views from the restaurant terrace, which offers delicious buffet lunches and a la carte dinners. The bright and colorful bedrooms feature hand-crafted furniture with terracotta and marble bathrooms. Each room has its own balcony and some suites their own terrace. Stay in one of the property’s exclusive villas and enjoy your very own pool, set away from the main building.

The hotel is just 3km from the bustling Porto Cervo and its wealth of designer shops, bars and restaurants. For those seeking the throb of this classy port, car hire or private taxis can be arranged. Pevero Golf Club with its championship golf course is just 10km away and Cervo Tennis Club is just 3km.


The Pitrizza has 65 rooms which range from Superior double rooms to luxurious Private Villas. Inspired by Mediterranean architecture, all have a balcony/patio, satellite TV, CD player and handcrafted furniture. All the bathrooms feel Sardinian in décor and feature local terracotta and marble.

Superior Double Room

Whitewashed and with dark wood furniture, the superior double rooms measure around 24m2 and have either garden or partial sea view with balcony or terrace.

Premium Room

More spacious than the Superior rooms, the premium rooms all have a sea view. Measuring 26m2 they feature a balcony or terrace with stunning views over Liscia di Vacca Bay.

Deluxe Suite

With a private terrace and separate living area the Deluxe Suites have a garden view and measure around 31m2.

Premium Suite

Overlooking the Pitrizza gardens, Premium Suites have both a living area and additional guest bathroom and measure 46m2 in size. All have a private terrace.

Two Bedroom Suite

This generous suite has a main bedroom and smaller second bedroom. The main bedroom has an en-suite bathroom whilst the smaller bedroom has a French size bed and smaller bathroom with a shower. The 40m2 suite also has a living room and outside terrace with dining area and deck chairs.

Royal Suite

Beautifully designed with handcrafted furnishings and pastel colors, the Royal Suite has a separate living area and 2 bathrooms. Measuring 69m2 in size, they feel luxurious, private and romantic. The private terrace and dining area has glorious sea views.

Private Villa & Suites

Individually named and designed all the Pitrizza Private Suites and Villas offer complete privacy and comfort, whilst offering all the amenities you would expect from a luxury hotel. Each has its own private swimming pool, 24 hour butler service, private beach access, state of the art technology and panoramic views.


The Pitrizza Toy Club is open 10am - 6:30pm daily for children aged 3-12 years. Babysitting is available on request, as are cribs and high chairs although children are not permitted in the main restaurant after 8pm. The hotel's complimentary children's mini-club is operated by qualified Italian staff and is open daily between 9am - 7pm.


The Pitrizza restaurant has the most stunning views over the Liscia di Vacca bay and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Discover Mediterranean cuisine at its best when you book full board and experience a range of Sardinian buffet delights at every meal. Full Board guests may take the opportunity to dine out in one of the other Starwood Hotels on the Costa Smeralda and eat at the Hotels Romazzino, Cervo or Cala di Volpe, as part of the Dine Around Programme. If just breakfast and lunch or dinner is preferred, than half board can be booked as an alternative. For light fare or an evening aperitif, the bar offers traditional Italian cocktails with unrivalled views over the bay. Open to 1am, it has a warm and welcoming ambiance and is the perfect place to unwind.

Pitrizza Restaurant

With views over the bay, the main restaurant has a romantic, intimate atmosphere and specializes in a mix of Mediterranean and International cuisine.

Pitrizza Bar

The bar provides a variety of light meals and sandwiches, plus aperitifs, cocktails and a great selection of international wines.


The concierge are able to arrange both water-skiing and windsurfing lessons for water sports enthusiasts or just equipment hire for more experienced guests. The Cervo Hotel located six minutes away by taxi, has a tennis & squash club on site and for golf lovers the Pevero Golf Club is nearby. An 18 hole course, it's one of best loved in the golfing world.


The hotel provides room, concierge and laundry service plus private parking if needed. Wi-Fi internet is available in all public and private areas and ADSL internet in some of the rooms.

There is a boutique within the hotel, but for shopaholics and designer label lovers, more exciting pieces can be found in one of the exclusive boutiques in Porto Cervo Village. A beauty center, gym, florists and hairdressers are also on hand should you wish to pamper yourself. There are a number of places to escape to during your stay. The private beach offers complete relaxation, whilst the seawater swimming pool carved directly from the local rock commands beautiful views of both.

Guests may make use of the business service facilities in the nearby conference center, which is located in the Cervo Hotel in Porto Cervo Village.

Location & Directions

Costa Smeralda, Sardinia, Italy

Hotel Pitrizza is located 5 miles from the village of Porto Cervo on the Costa Smeralda coast and overlooks the Bay of Liscia di Vacca.

When to go

Sardinia enjoys a warm and dry Mediterranean climate from May - September and is renowned for the glorious weather and warm seas that bask the island for six months each year. July and August offer the best opportunities for beach lovers, when the sea temperatures average 28 degrees celsius. With an average of 10 hours of sunshine from May to September, Sardinia is the perfect summer season destination.

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