Chia – a quaint village nestled between beach and dunes
Chia is a pretty tourist destination on Sardinia’s south coast and is renowned for its paradisical Caribbean-style beach backed by juniper-clad dunes. Chia is perfect for those looking for a beach holiday – yet still only 18 km from the vibrant capital of Cagliari.The village itself hosts a range of small shops, a supermarket, restaurants and a typical Sardinian cheese dairy. But the area’s trump card is undoubtedly its legendary beach – crystal-clear water and fine sandy dunes covered in fragrant green make Chia one of the pretties beaches in Sardinia. It’s not only the perfect place to relax, but also to enjoy sports: countless activities promise a truly unforgettable holiday in Chia.
Around Chia: dream beaches as far as the eye can see
- Spiaggia Su Giudeu
- Spiaggia Su Portu
- Spiaggia Sa Colonia
- Spiaggia Campana
- Spiaggia Tuarredda
- Cala Morte
A holiday that’s guaranteed to move: countless sports facilities make the beaches around Chia the perfect place for active holidaymakers. Chia itself is ideal for windsurfing, whilst surfing and diving fans are more than catered for in nearby Pula.
The Torre di Chia is a defensive Saracen tower from the 16th century. It is perched on a hill between the two beaches of Su Porto and Sa Colonia. The days when it protected the population from pirate attacks are long gone, and holidaymakers and locals alike now visit to enjoy its peaceful tranquillity and breathtaking sea views.