Costa Smeralda Invitational: Friday 18th September 2020 – Sunday 20th September 2020, Sardinia, Italy
Set against a backdrop of one of the world’s most beautiful landscapes, the Costa Smeralda Invitational is a unique celebration of la dolce vita, sport and style for charity. Celebrities meet with world business leaders and VIP guests for a weekend of unforgettable five-star sport, entertainment and hospitality. Guests have access to a unique sporting event: either golf in the celebrity team tournament, tennis with a hosted clinic and doubles tournament, or exclusive cycling peloton.
Previous years have seen some of the world’s top professionals host the event including; Olympic Champion Justin Rose, 2016 Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke, the greatest ever female golfer, Annika Sorenstam and former world No. 1, Martin Kaymer. The exclusive Celeb-Am team Stableford tournament at the stunning Pevero Golf Club sees guests teamed with a celebrity host for a fun and exciting competition. Past team hosts have included; Michael Ballack, Schalk Brits, Alessandro Del Piero, Kapil Dev, Roberto Di Matteo, Ruud Gullit, Jimmy Nesbitt, Denis Van Outen, Peter Schmeichel, John Terry and Gianfranco Zola to name a few.
Held at Cervo Tennis Club in the picturesque town of Porto Cervo, the tennis event will give guests the chance to hone their skills with an exclusive coaching session from a world-famous tennis star, before putting skills into practice in the doubles tournament. Previous hosts have included former world number one Kim Clijsters and former Wimbledon champion and Australian legend, Pat Cash.
Guests have the opportunity to join the special Costa Smeralda Invitational peloton and take a 90 to 120km ride around the stunning coastline and beyond with a former professional cyclist, as host. Those who took part last year experienced unbeatable and breathtaking views cycling with our star host, Tour De France star David Millar,
Spouses or partners are invited to join the golf, tennis or cycling events – or delight in the partner program which includes water sports on the beautiful emerald seas, a luxurious choice of spa treatment, or wine tasting. Alternatively, do none of the above and simply relax poolside at one of Marriott’s luxury hotels and enjoy the world-class service.
The celebratory Gala Dinner is always held in the evening at the magnificent Hotel Cala di Volpe for all guests and their partners in a stunning setting. The dinner plays host to both live entertainment and a charity auction to raise funds for the official Costa Smeralda Invitational charity. The charity for 2020 is to be announced in due course.
Guests have an experience of a lifetime. With the stunning Sardinian backdrop, exclusive sporting opportunities and world class hospitality, few tournaments can rival the Costa Smeralda Invitational. Guests will enjoy a unique weekend of inspiring sport and gastronomic excellence, including:
• Hotel Pitrizza aerial view hotel Starwood
• Guests will enjoy a unique weekend of inspiring sport and gastronomic excellence, including:
• Saturday sport experience – cycling, golf, tennis or water sports
• Exclusive sport or leisure experience for Partners – cycling, golf, tennis, water sports or spa
• Welcome BBQ Reception (Friday)
• Gala Dinner (Saturday)
• Luxury accommodation at one of the world’s most prestigious hotels
• Premium gift package
• Incredible prizes and charity auction items
Friday 18th September
• Arrival to Sardinia
• Welcome BBQ Reception
Saturday 19th September
• Saturday experiences
• Gala Dinner with charity auction
Sunday 20th September
• At leisure
• Departure from Sardinia
Labelled as the most seductive corner of Sardinia, there is no end to the fascinating culture of Sardinia. The mystery of its megalithic ruins, town festivals that celebrate the glories of its past, handicrafts that demonstrate the illustrious traditions of its artisans, and a flavourful cuisine that highlights its local products.
World-renowned for the exceptional standard of its hospitality, Costa Smeralda is a second home for the international jet set who dot the lobbies, suites, and private beaches of four of the world’s most prestigious hotels, managed by Marriott Hotels and Resorts.
As well as the centuries old history highlights and charming culture of this exclusive destination, celebrities, business leaders and discerning VIP guests can enjoy a range of wellness and active experiences including scuba diving and snorkelling, horse riding, caving, mountain biking, trekking, paragliding and sport fishing. The emerald seas are also home to some of the world’s most prestigious sailing events: The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta, the Audi RC44 Porto Cervo Cup and the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup & Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship among them.
When the sun goes down, the glamour of the Costa Smeralda lights up – fashion shows, exclusive concerts, luxurious boutiques, world-class restaurants and the most exciting bars and clubs.
Nothing says Italian style like the Costa Smeralda.
Tickets from £12,000
All prices are per person and subject to VAT
For more information email CostaSmeralda@cornucopia-events.co.uk or call Mini Vohra and the Cornucopia Events™ team on +44 (0)871 288 3965 or +44 (0)7863 240 513