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FAQ, frequently asked questions of the Hotel La Bitta before leaving

Below you can find some of the most frequently asked questions about our hotel. If you have not found the answer to your doubts, do not hesitate to contact us by email at info@hotellabitta.it or by phone at +39 0782 667080

When is check in and check out time?

The rooms are available to our guests from 04.00 pm and departure must be scheduled in order to leave the room by 11.00 am.

If you arrive at the hotel before 04.00 pm, you can leave your luggage in the dedicated area and use both our beach and pool while waiting for your room to be ready.

On your departure day, after checking out at 11.00 am, you may stay in the hotel, on the beach or by the pool: before you leave, you can have a shower in our courtesy bathroom.

Is there a parking place available in in the hotel?

The hotel has a big private parking place, outdoors, in front of the hotel entrance, completely FREE OF CHARGE.

How far is the beach?

The hotel is situated on the beach! With just a few steps (10 metres!), you will reach the beautiful Porto Frailis bay.

The beach, with crystal-clear waters and soft clear sand, has recently obtained the prestigious BLUE FLAG, awarded by Fee (Foundation for Environmental Education), an international non-governmental and no-profit organization, whose aim is the widespread of good practices for environmental sustainability.

Is the beach sandy? How is the seabed?

A very fine sand characterizes the beach (only on its left side there are rocks). The seabed slopes very gently and the water is always low up to a distance of about one hundred meters from the shore.

Is the sun umbrella included in the price?

Yes! The use of a sun umbrella and two sunbeds is free of charge, from the second row backwards. We charge the first row only, to be requested upon booking confirmation and subject to availability.

Do you have beach towels?

Upon your arrival, you will find the beach towels in the room; then there is another free towels change during your stay. With a small extra charge, you can ask to change them more frequently.

What does half board include?

Half board includes breakfast and dinner. The dinner menu offers a choice of two appetizers and vegetables from the buffet; a choice among three first courses (fish, meat or vegetables) and three main dishes (fish, meat or vegetables); then fruit and dessert. Once a week, the hotel organizes a typical Sardinian dinner with roast suckling piglet, followed by a show of Sardinian music and dances performed by Tortolì Folk Group.

Are drinks included in half board?

Drinks are NOT included in the half board; you can choose among a wide range of drinks and a selection of regional and national wines.

Can I get full board accommodation?

Unfortunately, there is no full board, but our guests can have lunch on the bar terrace overlooking the sea; our lunch menu offers different proposals: sandwiches, snacks, salads, first and second dishes (fish, meat and veggie) and our original “Pantofole” (big delicious Bruschetta). If you prefer, you can order and eat something on the beach, under the umbrella, choosing from the pool menu.

Do you offer vegetarian cuisine? Do you have products for celiac or lactose intolerant people?

Of course! Our service and kitchen staff will be at your disposal to meet your requests for vegetable, vegan, gluten-free dishes, or any other special request.

What are breakfast and dinner times?

Breakfast is served from 7.00 to 10.00 am, and dinner from 07:30 to 09:00 pm for half board – until 10:00 pm for the à la Carte restaurant.

How far is the hotel from the centre of Arbatax?

The centre of the small fishing village of Arbatax is about 1 km from the hotel, while the centre of Tortolì (Arbatax belongs to the town of Tortolì) is situated about 3.5 km. Both are reachable by public means and the bus stop is near the entrance of our hotel, 500 metres only.

Is there a pool?

The hotel has a beautiful infinity pool, equipped with sun umbrellas and sunbeds and located right in the centre of the hotel.

Is WIFI available in the hotel?

WIFI connection is available everywhere in the hotel, both in the communal areas and in the rooms, FREE OF CHARGE.

How can I pay my bill at the checkout?

You can pay both cash (within the limit imposed by current regulations) and by credit card.

Which credit cards are accepted?

Visa, Mastercard, American Express

Is there a store in the hotel?

Inside the hotel, you will find a small corner shop selling newspapers (on request) and various items created by local artisans such as jewellery, artistic ceramics, Sardinian knives, cosmetics etc…

Do I have to pay the tourist tax in Arbatax?

Arbatax (Municipality of Tortolì), unlike other municipalities in Sardinia, has decided not to apply the tourist tax, therefore there will be no additional charge to your final bill.

Are pets allowed in the hotel?

Unfortunately, pets are not allowed at the Hotel La Bitta.

Can I go hiking in the area?

Ogliastra, the small province where our Hotel is situated, is characterized by a wonderful territory, with a unique combination of sea and mountain. The hotel organizes both excursions by sea along the spectacular coast of Orosei Gulf (by rubber boat or motor yacht) and different excursions into the country areas.

Moreover, you can always rely on the reception staff to rent boats with or without skipper, to discover the natural beauty of our Sardinian coast.

Which beaches or natural beauties would you recommend to visit in the area?

Not far from the hotel you can reach some of the most beautiful beaches of Ogliastra and on your arrival, with the precise instructions of our staff at the Reception, you can also visit, in full autonomy, the following sites:

  • The Lido di Orrì, with its beautiful beaches of fine sand, about 8 km from the Hotel;
  • Arbatax, a small fishing village just 1 km from the Hotel which is famous for its magnificent red rocks near the harbour;
  • The nuragic complex “S’Ortali ‘e su Monti”, which includes the nuragic complex of San Salvatore with a nuraghe (the typical house of ancient Sardinian inhabitants), a domus de janas (fairy home, in Sardinian language), a giants tomb of and some menhirs;
  • Santa Maria Navarrese, a small village by the sea about 15 km. from the Hotel, where you can visit the Church of the Blessed Virgin of the Assumption tracing back to the eleventh century, the ancient olive tree, the Moorish Tower and its beach;
  • Pedra Longa, the majestic spire that rises from the sea for 128 meters and falls into the deep blue waters. Defined by many as a rock of enormous size, it is actually a piece of mountain “downed from the surrounding cliff in remote times”. Pedra Longa (namely “high cliff”) was declared a natural monument in 1993;
  • The Caves of Ulassai, Su Marmuri, about half an hour’s drive from the Hotel. This large cavity, consisting of a succession of huge rooms, was formed because of the strength of the water that has dug an underground way: a part of this ancient path has been preserved to the present day.
How far are you from the airport?

The nearest airport is Cagliari Elmas and is 145 km from the hotel (Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport is 180 km away.)

Do you organize transfers from the airport?

Of course we do! We organize both private and shared transfers with other guests by car/van from all the airports and ports of Sardinia. Check the special offers and prices on our website!

Can I rent cars or bicycles on site?

Of course! You can rent one of the hotel’s bicycles to visit the nearby beaches or reach the centre of Arbatax (Nanni, hai scritto Cardedu x le faq della Bitta, ops) and contact the reception staff for a car rental: we work with trusted partners who will deliver the vehicle directly to the hotel.

What services does the wellness area offer?

In our Oasi Relax with sea view you can book massages and beauty treatments, and use steam bath, (this last service is completely free of charge).

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