TUI BLUE Matta Village

When you leave the TUI BLUE Matta Village to explore, the village of Budoni is only a 10-minute drive away. Here, you can step back in time to a simpler age and admire architecture that dates to medieval times.

The centre of Olbia is just a half-hour drive away. Here you can learn about Sardinia’s history in the Museo Archeologico, visit San Simplicio’s beautiful basilica and see the tombs of giants.

Olbia is an ideal choice for a holiday to Sardinia, as yachts regularly dock around the Costa Smeralda. There are plenty of VIP bars and restaurants, but you can head back into the city for cheaper eats. Sardinia is an island of mystery and charm – and it will leave you wanting to return again and again!

Overview of Olbia

Olbia is located in the north-east corner of Sardinia. It’s a big city with a long history, a great range of tourist attractions and world-class hotels like the TUI BLUE Matta Village.

The city is home to one of Sardinia’s ports and its airport, so travelling is very much in its DNA. Days in Olbia are often spent meandering around the streets and admiring its heritage. Leisurely lunches are the order of the day and you can rest your legs in one of the many cafe bars or on one of the glorious beaches.

Things to do in Olbia

When you leave the TUI BLUE Matta Village to explore, the village of Budoni is only a 10-minute drive away. Here, you can step back in time to a simpler age and admire architecture that dates to medieval times.

The centre of Olbia is just a half-hour drive away. Here you can learn about Sardinia’s history in the Museo Archeologico, visit San Simplicio’s beautiful basilica and see the tombs of giants.

Olbia is an ideal choice for a holiday to Sardinia, as yachts regularly dock around the Costa Smeralda. There are plenty of VIP bars and restaurants, but you can head back into the city for cheaper eats. Sardinia is an island of mystery and charm – and it will leave you wanting to return again and again!


Resort Summary

Perhaps it’s the fact that Olbia is home to both one of Sardinia’s ports and its airport, but this is undoubtedly a city for travellers. Whether people are just passing through, or sticking around to enjoy all the cultural and historical heritage and amusements that holidays in Sardinia have to offer, ambling between cafes and restaurants is one of the most popular activities here.

Take your time and explore this laid-back port city, drifting between beaches and leisurely lunches. The historic centre isn’t expensive, so days sitting in bars and in the sun isn’t going to be too much of a stretch on the purse strings during cheap Sardinia holidays.