Porto Cervo on the Costa Smeralda

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© Stahlkocher/GFDL

© Stahlkocher/GFDL

Porto Cervo is an Italian seaside resort in northern Sardinia. It is a frazione of the comune of Arzachena, in the province of Olbia-Tempio. The village is the main centre of the Costa Smeralda, on the gulf of the same name. It was created by Prince Karim Aga Khan. Porto Cervo has a resident population of less than 200 inhabitants. Porto Cervo is home to the Monte di Mola (MdM) art gallery, which is the most important gallery on the Costa Smeralda.

Capo Ferro Lighthouse © Stahlkocher/GFDL © Shardan/GFDL Church of Stella Maris © Stahlkocher/GFDL Porto Cervo Panorama © Stahlkocher/GFDL The Port © Heinz-Josef Lücking/cc-by-sa-3.0-de © Stahlkocher/GFDL
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The Port © Heinz-Josef Lücking/cc-by-sa-3.0-de
The centre of the marina is the village, where there are shops, a newsagent, and a supermarket. Close by is the exclusive Yacht Club Costa Smeralda. The end of the marina holds a shipyard capable of repairing large luxury yachts. It is also the location of Hotel Cala di Volpe, which is featured in the 1977 James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me. The Presidential Suite of the hotel, billed at US$ 32,736 per night, is listed at number 7 on World’s 15 most expensive hotel suites complied by CNN Go in 2012.

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