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La Punta Sud

The privacy of a wild retreat, the sea crashing into the rocks in the background, the warm light from a Mediterranean sunset…a peaceful and exclusive place on the edge of Europe.

 

Originally built in 1854, this historic building on the southern tip of Sardinia has been meticulously restored, preserving the charm of the old structures by discreetly and tastefully renovating the interior and exterior, using local materials and furnishings, to make it a fine example of Mediterranean minimalist style.

The white minimalist style of the interiors and the essential lines of the outdoor spaces are the backdrop of a number of unique objects from different ages and parts of the world. To those who know how to listen, all objects and materials tell stories of far-away countries and old craftsmanship traditions, as unique as those of the buildings that they now live in.

 

In this magical atmosphere , breakfast around the pool is enjoyed at tables created from old Turkish carts; a majestic Indian trunk is the perfect place to keep books in the tearoom; in the bathrooms on the ground floor the basins are set into an old Mongolian mortar and the frame of a mirror conceals 42 Indian stamps, used to print textiles. These unique manufactures live side by side with designer objects, such as the Murano red crystal lamps and Louis XIV white leather sofas that are found in the lounge.

Without losing sight of the horizon that can be admired from its windows, every detail inside the buildings is a tribute to the passion for travel.

 

At the front of the building, overlooking the sea, a 200 m2 raised teak deck features a 14×6 m infinity swimming pool with two Jacuzzis. At both sides of the pool, the elegant white leather seating areas are the perfect place to enjoy breakfast or sip a drink at sunset.  At the rear of the building, the 3000 m2 garden has a 12 m fireplace and a spacious lounge area. The central raised area features eight crystal gazebos, 16 m2 each, where guests can dine and enjoy the splendid views.

 

Accommodation

Main Building.

  • 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms
  • Maximum occupancy : 12 guests

 

Ground Floor: Sitting room where the light colour of the stones in the vaults compliment the variety of designer objects and antique furnishings in the room. Dining rooms  in the central part of the building, feature a magnificent convivial table that seats six and a large crystal table that seats ten. Huge iron beams and ceiling to floor windows have taken the place of the walls that once formed five separate rooms, creating space for different elegant lounges with comfortable white Louis XIV style sofas and a large fireplace.

First floor : (reached by stone spiral staircase) Four Suites and a beautiful tea room with a fireplace.

Two mini apartments: (with independent access) The 50 m2 apartments are laid out over two floors: the lounge is on the ground floor and the sleeping area, featuring a glass panel through which you can admire the stars at night, is on the first floor.

 

The Residence

  • 5 rooms, 5 bathrooms
  • Maximum occupancy: 10 guests

 

This is a separate and autonomous U-shaped building with a raised teak courtyard featuring a large central fireplace and plenty of places to relax. Opposite the courtyard there is a bar area, a wood oven, which guests are free to use, and access to a large wine cellar.
At the side of the building, a spiral staircase leads to the infinity swimming pool, with views that range from the mountains to the west coast up to Capo Malfatano.

The Residence four Suites comprise a lounge area, with sofa and LCD TV, and a sleeping area with a double bed.
Additionally, there is a 18 m2 double room has a bathroom with a shower and panoramic views.

 

All rooms have double bed, bathroom, full-length mirrors, mini bar, LCD TV, air conditioning, safe, change of linen, towels and bathrobes.  The following services are included: internet connection, cleaning, a chef, waiters, transfers to Chia’s beaches.

 

The surrounding areas

Chia and its surrounding areas will transform your holiday into an unforgettable journey across sea, history and nature where you will discover something new every day. Nature dominates the southern extremity of the island, where the landscape has been designed by the interaction of different natural elements. Granite headlands, impressive sand dunes and lagoons of great natural interest – the habitual resting and nesting spot for the elegant pink flamingos – alternate along the coastline. Only a few kilometres away, in Pula’s hinterland, where the mountings are over a thousand metres high, trekking trails lead across Gutturu Mannu Natural Park, where it is not uncommon to encounter the Sardinian dear or see majestic European white-elms or European yews.

 

The beaches

Some of the most beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean are along this stretch of coast: Cala Cipolla, just a short walk from La Punta Sud, is a small bay set in beautiful natural surroundings. Su Giudeu, a long, wide sandy beach characterised by the small islands just off its shore and the choreographic sand dunes covered in junipers. Continuing west along the coast, hidden among the rocks, the well-known Tuerredda is a spectacular stretch of sand between the two headlands.

 

The golf

Guests of La Punta Sud have access to Is Molas Golf Club (27 holes), only a few minutes away. For over thirty years the course has been a reference point for passionate golfers visiting the island.
One of the most technical and charming courses of the Mediterranean, thanks to its location close to the sea and protected by the mountains, it enjoys its own micro-climate and winter temperatures rarely fall below 15 C.

 

Distances

  • Cagliari (ferries and airport)  : 50 kms

 

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