All participants will stay at the Chia Laguna Resort – Hotel Village. The Village hotel cottages, surrounded by green Mediterranean foliage, are also ideal for a family wishing to spend a care-free holiday in Sardinia. The cottages have been fully renovated for the 2012 season, with new furnishings and new external decor. Accommodation will be in a shared room. Single rooms may be requested at an extra cost.
Sardinia is linked to the main Italian and European airports by its three airports: Cagliari (Elmas) - 58 km from Chia, Olbia (Costa Smeralda) - 323 km from Chia, Alghero (Fertilia) - 286 km from Chia. The airports of Sardinia operate links with Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, UK, the Czech Republic, Spain, Israel, Luxembourg, Portugal, Russia and Switzerland. The Cagliari airport and port are the closest to Chia: about one hour’s drive by car or public transport - Read more.
Transfer to and from the airport will be organized at 5 different time points the days of arrival and departure with 8-people minivan.
Sardinia is linked to the main Italian and Mediterranean cities also by an extensive network of year-round and seasonal sea routes via its main ports of Cagliari, Olbia, Golfo Aranci and Porto Torres.
The Cagliari port, the closest to the Resort, is the main port in southern Sardinia: it has links with the mainland Italy ports of Civitavecchia, Napoli, Palermo and Trapani, all operated by the Tirrenia ferry company.
The Golfo Aranci port – 325 km from Chia, has links to Civitavecchia, Livorno, Fiumicino, Piombino, Bastia, and Naples.
The Olbia port – 325 km from Chia, has links to Civitavecchia, Genoa, Livorno, Piombino, Naples and Salerno.
The Porto Torres port - 325 km from Chia, has links to Genoa, Civitavecchia, Barcelona, Marseilles and Ajaccio - Read more.
By car or bus
To reach the Chia tourist resort from Cagliari, take State road SS 195 which starts from the port of Cagliari (in downtown Cagliari, Via Roma) and follows the coast passing all the towns and resorts on the southwest coast of Sardinia. After about 43 km you will find a turnoff to Chia: this takes you onto State road SS 19 (one of the most scenic coastal roads in Italy) which will soon bring you to the stunning beaches of Chia.
Cagliari - 50 km, Olbia - 325 km, Sassari - 265 km, Alghero - 290 km, Pula - 18 km, Domus de Maria - 6 km, Teulada - 20 km.
How to get to Chia by car from Cagliari airport
On leaving the airport in the direction of Cagliari, after the roundabout take Via dei Trasvolatori and take the turnoff to the right onto State road SS 130. After about 1 km, branch to the right onto State road SS 195 feed in, heading for DOMUS DE MARIA.
Follow the road for about 50 km then take the left turnoff for Chia.
After about 5 km you will find the Chia Laguna Resort on your right.
How to get to Chia by car from Cagliari port
From the Cagliari port, take Viale la Playa and you will come immediately onto State road SS 195, in the direction of Pula. Follow the road for about 45 km, then take the left turnoff for Chia. After about 5 km you will find the Chia Laguna Resort on your right.
How to get to Chia by public transport from Cagliari airport or port or from downtown Cagliari.
If you choose public transport, from the airport take the public shuttle bus which departs every 30 minutes from the terminal reaching the city centre, in Piazza Matteotti. Here, at the coach station, you will find the public coach to Chia/Domus de Maria/Teulada.
The Regional public coach service is run by ARST. For timetables and fares see their official website www.arst.sardegna.it or call 800.865.042 - Read more.