Entries by psarais

A GREAT PLACE TO TRY THE GRILLED PIGLET SARDINIAN STYLE

If you are staying in the Chia area, you probably haven’t missed the sign of the Ristorante Bithia, just on the main road to the beaches. Well if you have asked yourself whether you should give them a try, our answer is you should! This pretty restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and welcomes […]

SOUTH SARDINIA BEACHES – SA COLONIA CHIA

Sa Colonia beach is characterized by a large stretch of white-amber sand, bathed by the emerald and crystalline water and shallow shore, which are so typical of this area. On the left side of the beach you will see the Tower of Chia, while on the left rises the Monte Cogoni. Behind the beach are […]

BLUFAN – THRILLS AT THE WATER-PARK

Yes, the beach is great for relaxing! But if you have young children, you might be reminded that holidays are also about action and lots of fun. So why not head out to the Blue Fan Waterpark and spend a refreshing and exciting day with the family? Have you ever heard about the Multitrack Cronor Race or the Black Hole […]

AN UNFORGETTABLE KAYAK TOUR

Take an unforgettable kayak tour to explore the very southern coast of Sardinia! The tour starts at the small beach of Pinus Village (or Cala Marina) just in front of Eden Rock. From there, you will proceed towards  the famous caves that characterize the coast and, thanks to your kayak you will venture inside to discover […]

MONTE COGONI – NATURE AND BEAUTY AT YOUR FEET

The Monte Cogoni beach is located in Chia in the municipality of Domus de Maria. It is next to the beach of Sa Colonia, which can also be accessed on foot following a path around the the tower of Chia (watch video). The beach of Sa Colonia, in turn, joins the beach of Su Portu […]

SOUTH SARDINIA BEACHES – CALA MARINA

This post starts a series about the beaches of South Sardinia, near and around Pula, Chia and Teulada. Today we start with the beach of Cala Marina (also called Cala Bernardini). If you are staying in one of our rental properties in Eden Rock, the beach is never too far away (600 – 1500 m) […]

NORA – THE VERY FIRST CITY OF SARDINIA

Spring is the perfect time to book an excursion to the ancient ruins of the very first city of Sardinia, Nora. The theater, the baths, the patrician villas, the market and the tower evoke a glorious past, which was never forgotten. In the streets of this city you can rediscover the old urban wisdom, merchants’ […]

DON’T EAT ME PLEASE!

The Mangiabarche lighthouse (named Boat Eater) is one of the most evocative beacon of South Sardinia. Despite its name, its purpose is of course to keep boats from crashing on the dangerous rocks which are hiding just underneath the surface. In front of the lighthouse and behind the cliffs overhanging the sea, you will find […]

FIND THE HIDDEN GEMS OF CAGLIARI

UNisola proposes a selection of 2-hours easy cultural itineraries to discover the most interesting neighborhoods of the Sardinia’s capital: Castello district: the most symbolic district of Cagliari, with its wide and narrow streets, civil and religious architecture. Stampace district: commercial suburb, with its streets animated by small artisan shops and traditional restaurants. Marina district: commercial […]

A GUIDE TO ARTISAN MUSEUMS AND HISTORICAL SHOPS

This very interesting guide (in Italian and English) describes the artisans museums and historical shops of Sardinia related for example to art textiles, basket weaving, wrought iron, as well as oil and wine production. To learn more, download the guide here: http://www.sardegnadigitallibrary.it/documenti/17_151_20091001165750.pdf Photo: http://www.omuaxiu.it/