Stazzo Chivoni is 15 km only from the sea: you may choose between large, unspoilt and almost empty beaches of the western coast, water sports paradise where you can try wind and kite sufing, diving and sailing (Porto Pollo and Palau) or the exclusive and fashionable beaches of Costa Smeralda at east. Corsica and the amazing islands of Archipelago of Maddalena, few kilometres north, are also easily reachable by boat.
Those who like diving will enjoy the extraordinary sea beds of the lunarlike headland of Capo Testa (diving centers in Santa Teresa).
Local points of interest:
• Relax on sandy beaches or snorkeling rocky bays within 20 km.
• Great farmer's markets for delicious cheese, cold cuts and fruit.
• Visit the eldest wild Olive tree in Europe (4.000 years old).
• Sailing & Surfing in the blue sea between Sardinia and Corsica.
• Wine tasting in the region of Vermentino.
• Visit the archaeological site of La Prisgiona (1.400 b.c. nuragic civilisation).
Stazzo Chivoni is an independent cottage dating to the end of 19th century where up to five people may find comfortable accommodation. Surrounded by 2 hectares of ground, the place offers quiet and silence and has a very nice view of the surrounding hills and the village of Luogosanto (5 km away).
Thanks to its thick granite walls the house is fresh even in the heat of summer. Its rooms are simply furnished but comfortable and tastefully decorated. The dining room has filled bookshelves and a fireplace. The two bedrooms, one double and one triple, are spacious and functional. The fitted kitchen is well equipped. The bathroom has one shower and a washing machine.
Outside the house you will find the veranda with table and chairs, as well as a relax zone with hammock and a plane solar shower to take full advantage of the natural surroundings!
In the garden, easy to climb rocks offer exciting entertainment to the children.
For kitesurfing and windsurfing Porto Pollo and Isola dei Gabbiani are a real paradise!
Lovers of trekking may enjoy the uncommon, moon-like rocky environment of Capo Testa and Moon Valley and also the Pulchiana monolith and Mount Limbara.
Genuine, typical food abounds at rural fetes (in the old days the only events for the inhabitants of the region to congregate) and in the more traditional agriturisms.
Some events not to be missed: 'Musica sulle Bocche' (music on the Strait) at Santa Teresa di Gallura with concerts by the sea from sunrise to sunset; 'Time in Jazz' with Paolo Fresu at Berchidda and the Aglientu Summer Festival.