Su GologoneA world-renowned event destination surrounded by mountains and embodying the true essence of Sardinia
Su Gologone lies in the heart of Barbagia – a part of Sardinia that is rich in traditions and history. Ancient olive trees and vineyards cling to the slopes of this mountainous area, and the air is fragrant with myrtle and rosemary. Every detail of this venue reflects the character of its location. The furnishings and materials are genuinely authentic. Guests of an event here, will enjoy warm hospitality, Sardinian customs and mouth-watering cuisine.
Su Gologone is one of the Sardinia’s most unique hotels. Surrounded by stunning mountain scenery, this venue is an oasis of authenticity, art and beauty. All these features combine to create a unique and stylish location for celebrations and corporate events. The Su Gologone event spaces will transform your events from ordinary to spectacular.
Surrounded by Mediterranean trees and flowers, the Su Gologone event spaces are rustic yet chic areas where the unique feeling and atmosphere will enhance any celebration. White plaster walls, cane ceilings, wooden and tile floors make the perfect canvas for creativity. Guests can enjoy watching the sunset from the terraces during an evening reception or enjoy the activities on offer during an away day or team building event.
The spectacular view of Mount Corrasi makes Su Gologone’s ‘Terrace of Dreams’ one of the most captivating event spaces at the venue. It was here in 1966 that American director John Huston shot a number of scenes for his epic film The Bible: In the Beginning, starring Ava Gardner, Peter O’Toole and Franco Nero. It is a magical location for a drinks reception or wedding ceremony.
A business meeting in an environment like this become a unique and highly engaged experience. The Su Gologone event spaces feature a large events centre located away from the main building. La Sala plenaria is a large meeting space with 6 meter high vaulted ceilings and is ideal for a conference. Leading off from this main space are a number of other spaces that can be used for catering, breakouts, press or organisers room.
Guests to Su Gologone will stay in a variety of unique bedrooms, each with their own style and theme. The Wild Suite, for example, offers the option of spending the night outdoors, on the terrace while the Art Suite comes with its own studio and private rose garden. The rooms feature traditional and often antique furnishings, authentic designer pieces, art books and precious embroidery handmade in the region.
Within the property is the highly popular 'fogu lentu' that serves Sardinian cuisine in a simple and pure form. The cheeses, spit-roasted meats, handmade pasta and distinctive wines must be experienced. In the Vineria beneath Bar Francesco Ciusa, features a beautifully designed bespoke 12-seat table created for wine tasting sessions. In addition, there are also cookery classes that offer a one-a-kind opportunity to learn first-hand the time-honoured recipes and culinary skills honed in the home kitchens of Sardinia.
Su Gologone has a beautiful outdoor swimming pool that is fed by the Su Gologone spring located just 500 metres from the hotel. There is also a large spa where guests can restore body and mind. The spa has two massage rooms and offers a variety of treatments.
Without a doubt, Su Gologone is a secret that once discovered you'll want to share. Its unique event spaces are accentuated by mountainous backdrops and they combine with the finest hospitality to create one of the best venues in Sardinia.
In 1967, Oliena’s first-ever restaurant, Su Gologone, opened its doors. No one could have predicted that the simple food locals cooked every day would have such an impact. The restaurant was such a success that the Palimodde family opened a small hotel to accommodate the stream of visitors arriving from abroad to taste their cuisine. Slowly, tourists realised there was a different Sardinia to be discovered beyond the island's beautiful beaches.