Sardinian does well in in Tripadvisor beach list
Five Sardinian beaches in national top 10, Lampedusa number one18 March, 19:27
Tripadvisor travelers voted Cala Mariolu near the village of Baunei in Ogliastra province as second-best Italian beach, the sixth-best European beach, and 18th best beach in the world.
Sardinia's La Pelosa, Cala Goloritzè, Tuerredda a Teulada and Lu Impostu a S. Teodoro beaches all made it into the top 10 Italian beaches.
''This is a great result. The region is focusing more and more on sustainability and the preservation of our coastal environment'', commented Sardinian Tourism Council Member Francesco Morandi.
The biggest single winner was Rabbit Beach on Lampedusa island, which was voted best beach in Italy and fourth-best beach in the world, after one Brazilian and three Caribbean coastal paradises.