Hotel Cala Caterina, a 4* luxury hotel with spa facilities, set within park-like grounds that extend to the unspoilt beach framing a crystal clear sea.
Facilities at Hotel Cala Caterina
Breakfast is served buffet style with a choice of dining indoors or outdoors under mature olive trees. Waiters escort diners to preferred tables to take tea and coffee orders. It is then time to indulge in a feast from the extensive self-serve buffet. Food includes cereal, fruit, meat, cheese, bread, salmon, eggs and bacon. Jugs of fresh juice are prepared before your eyes.
Lunch is served in the shade next to the bar area, overlooking the pool. Complimentary traditional Sardinian flatbreads, pane carasau and guttiau bread, are served alongside delectable dishes of fish, salads, pasta and steaks.
Dinner is served from7:45pm-9:30pm every evening. A set menu is available for residents on a half board basis and an a la carte menu for non residents or for those booked for bed and breakfast. The lantern-lit outdoor dining area is particularly special on a warm evening.
High end dining with a range of International and traditional Sardinian dishes.
Choose from an indoor area with comfortable lounge seating or an undercover, open air loggia complete with wicker furniture with padded seats. The tables are positioned around a piano. Pianists entertain guests from 7:30pm nightly with a variety of genres of music including classical, pop, latin and reggae throughout the peak season. The standard is excellent and an ideal place to come solo or with friends and family.
The peaceful pool area is suitable for taking a dip or lap swimming. Sun loungers and umbrellas are available for use and towels are provided.
4. Lighthouse Beauty Centre and Spa
Open daily from 9-1 and 3-7pm with a choice of treatments, massages and Turkish baths.
Set amongst a number of mature trees, two hammocks sway in the breeze, perfect for a lazy couple of hours with a good book or for a snooze.
Spiaggia Cala Caterina is popular for snorkelling and is blessed with golden sand and gin coloured water. Sun loungers with canopies are provided free of charge for hotel guests.
7. Free wifi
Free wifi is available throughout the whole resort.
Rooms at Cala Caterina
Hotel Cala Caterina has 48 spacious rooms each with private balcony or terrace. They comprise a king size bed, power shower, telephone, satellite TV, mini bar, digital safe, hairdryer, bath robes and slippers. Additionally, reverse cycle air-conditioning units allow guests to control the room temperature. Some rooms cater for larger parties.
The elegant and luxurious ‘Comfort Room’
Staff at Cala Caterina
Reception is open 24 hours a day and the staff that work here are friendly and helpful. They are willing to book excursions, taxis and restaurants for you at no extra charge.
The waiters in the restaurant and bar area are polite, friendly and professional. Drinks are always served promptly with a smile. Help is offered regarding the menu choices if required. In the bar area, the waiters also offer exceptional service. On one of the quieter evenings, one of the bartenders was helping me perfect my limited use of Italian and teaching me some more.
Would I return?
I would definitely return here as a solo traveller for the following reasons…
- Luxurious and comfortable hotel and room
- First class food served in the restaurant
- Outdoor dining areas which I prefer for dining solo
- Comfortable lounge bar with good entertainment
- Beautiful beach
- Stunning pool
- Spa facilities
- Excellent service from wonderful staff
Suggested further reading:
Check Hotel Cala Caterina’s website for further information and current prices.
Other Restaurants in Villasimius – where I enjoyed dining solo
Gallery of Photos of Villasimius – some of my favourite photos of my solo holiday