By Boat/car: Ferry Boats and fast boats (Tirrenia, Moby Lines and Sardinia Ferries ) leave from Livorno, Genova, La Spezia, Civitavecchia, Piombino to Olbia and Golfo Aranci harbour. From Olbia or Golfo Aranci take SS125 to Arzachena and then to Palau
By Boat (without car):
Once you reach the Golfo Aranci harbour, take bus (ARST) or train to Olbia all the way to Corso Garibaldi. Then take bus to Arzachena- Palau (Harbour) (From Olbia the bus will take approximately 40 minutes). Then take a cab to the hotel (cost about 10€).
Olbia (Airport Costa Smeralda), the nearest (about 45 km away from Palau) airport to Palau, can be reached from most Italian and European airports. Take a bus to the city (Olbia) and then take bus to Arzachena- Palau (Harbour) (From Olbia the bus will take approximately 40 minutes). Then take a cab to the hotel (cost about 10€).
Alghero (Opposite to Costa Smeralda): it takes about 4 hours to reach Palau. However some low cost Airlines (ex: Ryanair) fly into Alghero). Take the airport shuttle from Alghero Airport to Sassari, then from Sassari to Olbia (by bus or train) and finally from Olbia to Palau (by bus).