In D H Lawrence;s travel log "Sea and Sardinia" he wrote that "Sardinia was left outside of time and history".  Indeed the march of time has been slow here, and traditions from ancient Europe have survived - the legacy of invasion by Phoenicians, Carthaginias, Romans, Arabs, Byzantines, Spaniards.  A long legacy of architecture throughout the island.

The beautiful renowned coastline of the Costa Smeralda lies in the North East of the island,with its crystal-clear turquoise water, pristine beaches, untouched nature and stunning architecture, to designer boutiques, world-class restaurants, international jet set  and exciting nightlife.   the sheltered harbour of Porto Cervo is packed with upmarket restaurants and cocktail bars, luxury spas and designer boutiques such as Bulgari and Louis Vuitton.You can get up close to the super yachts when they come in to Porto Cervo in the evening.   For snorkeling take a trip around the archipelago Della Maddalena   from Porto Palau.

Warm weather arrives as early as April and temperatures regularly hit highs of 24 deg. C   Off season  getaways are becoming increasingly popular in Sardinia.   For those who want to avoid the crowds (and high prices) of July and August, an off-peak break is the ideal way to discover the charms of this beautiful region.  For Costa Smeralda flying into Olbia airport













Calasetta is located in a very fascinating area rich in archaeological and mining sites, museums, churches, which can be visited all year long. Moreover, Calasetta is located in the Sulcis area, an agricultural region, where a particular wine is produced named “Carignano del Sulcis”. Recently this wine has become famous and is appreciated worldwise.

In Calasetta and all around the island of S.Antioco there are beautiful beaches and crystalline waters, where to sunbathe and to go swimming. In front of the cottages Cala Menhir, at 10 minutes by foot, you find “Saline Beach”, with an equipped beach area –sun beds, sunshades and a bar. At about 2 km from the cottages Cala Menhir, you find another 2 beaches: “Spiaggia Grande” and “Sottotorre”.




The cottages Cala Menhir are located about 500 meters from the sea, on Calasetta hill in front of the island of Carloforte, in the beautiful Sulcis pure nature, in the South-West of Sardinia.

The cottages are built with excellent finishes, with 4 rooms and 2 bathrooms, with water tank of 2000 litres. They  have a private garden and there is a plenty parking space on the main street in front of the houses.

All guests have access to the beach through a private road reserved to the residents. Both the centre of Calasetta and the Beach “Le Saline” are at 10 minutes walking distance from the cottages Calamenhir. About a few minutes by car from the cottages, besides the beach “Le Saline”, you can reach many other sandy beautiful beaches: "Sottotorre", "Spiaggia Grande", "Cala Sapone", "Cala Lunga", "Coaquaddus", "Maladroxia. Moreover at about 40 minutes by car from Calasetta, the lovely Porto Pino Beach is located. 

Calasetta has about 2500 inhabitants, with all necessary civic and tourist services (restaurants, supermarkets, discos, hotels, sport areas), a first aid structure open 24 hours and a tourist harbour. Calasetta and Carloforte are joined by ferryboats.







By air, the closest airport is Cagliari, at 80 km from Calasetta. Cagliari Airport is connected to the major Italian and European airports, by many low-cost airlines.




By ferry boat, from the main Italian Ports, and from Marsiglia to Olbia or Porto Torres. Then by car to Calasetta, it takes about a 3 and an half hours ride.


Euro 100,00 are due as compulsory cleaning service. For 3 people (infants and children included) the compulsory cleaning service is euro 50,00.

The prices are up to 6 people for a week. For an extra person, infants and children included: euro 50 in March April, May, June, July, September, October, euro 100 in August.

The costs of water, gas and electricity are included in the rental price. 

Euro 300 are due as security deposit, which will be gave back the last day of holidays.