This lovely one bedroom house with garden has been selected TOP CHOICE by Lonely planet guide book as the perfect base for those who want to selfcater. The house is placed in a peaceful courtyard in the heart of the village, at walking distance from shops, restaurants and bars. One double bed and a sofa bed provide the ideal place for couples or families. The cane roof with hand made tiles and thick earth walls create an ecologycally insulated environment to enjoy both in summer and winter. A brand new kitchen, a wood oven for bread making and access to internet make the house a perfect space between the practicalities of modernity and the possibility to experiment with antique cooking methods. Since 2014 we have added a well for cooling wine.
Special amenities in the area are: horse riding on beaches and salt lakes, birdwatching, river fishing, looking for ship relics and archaeological sites: Tharros and nuraghe. The coast is especially reknown among surfers for the long waves, practiced watersports are are: kite surf, snorkeling and diving. For those more inclined to traditional dancing and music there are numerous festivals all year long: July the village feast, March Oristano horse feast Sartiglia, sacred singing and procession for Easter and many more.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Putzu Idu 13 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Elmas Cagliari 100 km, Nearest railway: Oristano 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
|Access||Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Brand new facilities to be enjoyed in the context of traditional architecture.
TV and radio can be provided upon request.
Cot and highchair can be provided for children.
Internet access is limited to email.
|Further details outdoors|
The courtyard benefits of several armchair to enjoy the evening breeze among the fragrant herbs. From the swing under the fig tree you can catch the sunset ray. There is a wood oven for pizza and bread making, a well for cooling wine.
Welcome pack provided on arrival.
English speaking representative on hand to answer any questions.
Sardinia has the most beautiful clear water sea of the Mediterraneo, coupled with fine sand and quartz beaches. It is possible to enjoy the sea from April to October. Besides the sea, there are rivers full of fishes, amazing salt lakes with flamingoes and other unique birds. The mountains have deep gorges and waterfall.
Sardinia is not only about nature, archeologically it houses some of the most ancient civilizations: the Nuraghi with their misterious stone towers, the Phoenician and Roman built the town of Tharros. There are also numerous examples of romanic churches, built after the year 1000 a.C. All year long there are special feasts and rituals, like Carnevale, horse races and numerous religiuos event of special anthropological interest.
Sardinia is a region to be enjoyed all year long for the natural beauty, the historical- cultural interest and least but not last its cooking speciality.
Riola offers many activities all year long. During the summer you can enjoy the laidback atmosphere of Riola's main square and taste a scoop of the famous lemon sorbet 'carapigna'. On 26th july massive firework display is shot to thank Sant Anna for the wheat harvest. Generally the village feasts correspond to the agricultural cycle: in november, the wood barrels are opened to share the new wine. The grinding olive places offer a sample of the new oil.
In the winter the most famous attraction is a horse race(Sartiglia), ridden with symbolism. Easter celebrations hosts important processions and chanting.
For those more inclined to experience nature it is possible to hike, cycle and play golf all year long. In the summer evening you can enjoy a horse ride on the beaches and salt lakes. Regarding watersports Capo Mannu, 10 minutes drive, is one of the best place for surfing, kite surfing, diving, snorkelling, boating. For a day trip event you can visit the wild island of Malu Entu.