Chia offers more than six kilometres of coastline washed by the clearest waters of the Mediterranean Sea. CHIA is part of the municipality of Domus De Maria and is amongst the most popular seaside locations of the gulf with its fine dunes. Countless white sandy beaches and coves are part of the most beautiful ones of the island.: Campana Dune, Tuerredda, Su Giudeu, Cala Cipolla to name only a few of Europe’s most beautiful and unspoilt beaches.


Whether you visit simple and authentic countryside trattoria or glamorous restaurants, you can indulge in delicious dishes anywhere throughout the island, boasting a rich culinary history The most popular dish is roast suckling pig, cooked over an open fire, as well as mutton and boar meat dishes. The island’s local tradition of shepherds will satisfy any cheese-lover’s desire, offering a great variety of pecorino and ricotta cheeses. Pane Carasau also called ‘carta di musica’, crispy thin flat bread sprinkled with sea salt, olive oil and rosemary, generally accompanies any dish or meal. The traditional Seadas, a fried puff pastry filled with fresh cheese and sprinkled with honey, completes any meal. Each area of the island has its own excellent wine production, local dry white wines to accompany fish and seafood dishes, as well as strong, full bodied red wines for roast meat dishes.