If you've come to Sardinia in search of untrammeled wilderness and sweeping sands as far as the eye can see, this semi-deserted coast is the place to find them. Hidden away in the forgotten southwest corner of the island, the Costa Verde, or Green Coast, is a succession of cliffs and beaches, many of them accessible only by bumpy, unpaved tracks. The effort is worth it. The dune-backed sands shelter rare grasses and birdlife, and the area offers magnificent swimming in stretches of beach that seem endless.
When there was every reason in the world to stay away and see the ruins, one woman traveled to Greece to get to work.More