Villa Chia

Old lighthouse dating from the 1850's converted into a beautiful villa with 6 rooms and 7 bathrooms

Seacoast-Sardinia Villa 12

The lighthouse was built in 1856 by the Italian Navy. During the last war it was machine-gunned by American planes and, later on, it functioned as the Lighthouse keeper's residence until the late 1980s. It has lit the way for seamen for over 150 years, slicing the darkness like a sword with its welcoming beam of light, it hasnow become a luxury guesthouse without losing its original function. The Lighthouse is open all months of the year, and it’ s really amazing in summer and even in winter with the fantastic stormy weather of the location.

The white sandy beaches of Cala Cipolla and Su Giudeu are easily reachable by feet. One can also visit the ruins of the former semaphore station, once a weather station, on the hill where the Lighthouse stands. From there you can enjoy an astonishing panoramic view of the coast.The ruins of the former harbor, part of the Lighthouse property, dating back to World War I, and to the surrounding small inlets with small sandy or pebbled beaches, within an easy walking distance. Snorkeling or scuba diving in the crystal clear waters next to the Lighthouse is also possible, as is mountain bike rides along the coast to reach the beautiful beach of Tuerredda. Horseback riding is availabole along the beach of Chia and to the lagoon, home to the characteristic pink flamingos.

Excursions to different sites: the archaeological ruins in the interior of the island, the old abandoned mines of Piscinas, the beaches around Capo Teulada and all around the island; Boat or sail trips to the beaches of Capo Teulada, Capo Malfatano and Cala Zafferano (only reachable by boat); Kite surfing on the beach of Chia; Golf at “Is Molas Golf Club” (10 minutes by car).


Property is fully staffed, Satellite TV in all bedrooms, Sound system, Bar, WiFi, Observatory with professional telescopes, computer, fireplace in living room, Air conditioning in all bedrooms, barbecue, outdoor dining areas.

Included in rates

  • Internet
  • Housekeeper
  • Pool maintenance
  • Electricity, water, gas
  • Bed and household linens
  • Chef
  • Shuttle

Not included in rates

  • Massage : starting from 100.00 € Per Hour
  • Boat rental
  • Excursions
  • Butler
  • Baby cot : 100.00 € Per Night
  • Extra bed : 100.00 € Per Night
  • Laundry service
  • Car with driver

6 Bedrooms/7 Bathrooms 600m2/6,500 sq ft

Property Type
Special Selection
  • Deluxe World Class Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor hot tub
  • Historic Property

Ground Floor

the structure is about 600 square meters. Through the imposing, arched glass front door, it is possible to see the sea. On the upper part of the arch, an old ornament with the initials in capital letters of King Vittorio Emanuele is still visible. The hall is large and elegant (120 sq m) with red, Murano crystal chandeliers. Five arches in the ceiling mark the border between five different areas once separated by walls, now replaced by monumental iron trusses, similar to the ones used in ore mines. Here there are four Louis XVI-style big settees, a fireplace, an ancient mirror and a big ancient, table to seat six, and four round glass tables for four. Wooden floor. From the centre of the hall, a cast iron spiral staircase leads to the old underground cistern (water supply from a well), which is now functioning as cellar. A stone passage leads to two bathrooms, a business area and a professional kitchen, a small office and the staff changing room with a bathroom. In the bathroom on the ground floor, the wash basin is held up by an ancient mortar found in the Mongolian countryside. The business area is equipped with a PC, internet access, fax, telephone, and hi-fi stereo canned music System. First Floor: A stone spiral staircase leads to the first floor. Here you can find a reading room with a small fireplace, a sofa and a big old chest used as a bookshelf. Four smaller en-suite rooms (35sq. m each) with wooden floor. Two of the suites have the sea view. They are furnished in a modern brilliant white style with round suspended beds. Two white glass walls separate a section of the room where there is a big wardrobe and the bathroom. Two of the suites have a view on the hill at the back of the Lighthouse. They are made up of three separate rooms: a drawing room in Provencal style with a sofa and TV, a bedroom with a canopy bed and a bathroom.

Second Floor

There is the terrace (250 square meters), where the lantern is located. The door to the lantern is on the third floor but access is prohibited by the Navy to which it still belongs. The terrace is equipped with four big canopies to sunbathe or lie down on to look at the sky at night. A telescope is available for a closer look at the stars and the moon. From the terrace it is possible to enjoy a breath-taking 360-degree view of the surrounding area. Two additional mini-flats outside the main block of the Lighthouse are part of the propriety. They are on two floors, 50 square meters each, and have a sitting room on the ground floor and a bedroom on the first floor. A glass roof allows to admire the beautiful starry sky at night. These buildings, now restored, once housed the tanks for the gas used to fuel the lantern of the Lighthouse.


Fully staffed. We will discuss your requirements with you and make arrangements accordingly.


Chia: 8 kms, Cagliari: 59 kms


55% of rental


All year



Prices include all taxes, agency fees, foreign exchange fees, and credit card fees.

2017 & 2018 Prices on request


There are no reviews at this time.

Villa Chia Availability Request

To request information about the availability of this property, please enter your travel dates and provide your email!