Castiadas, in the South East Coast in prov. of Cagliari, is distant from the main town 67 Km, 23 km from Villasimius.
The village of Castiadas is formed by agricultural small villages, spreaded in the area of the plain of Sarrabus.
In the XIX century was open a prison, closed in the year 1953, that made the most of the works of agricultural reclaims.
There is a project for the ex prison to transform it in a museum (in part it is visitable already today).
Behind the village there is the Monte Minniminni m 732 and the forest of holm oaks called Acqua Callenti.
There are the last shelters of the sardinian deer, you can enter on foot, along the paths. The beaches of Castiadas are: S. Giusta head for Villasimius, going to the coast the stupendous Cala of S.Elmo (or beach of M.Turno), then the beaches of Cannisoni and S.Pietro, always head for Villasimius (coast road Castiadas-Villasimius), the beach of Cala Sinzias, and the beautiful Cala Pira, with pure white sand and transparent water.
On the promontory dominate the Tower of Cala Pira well restored. The beaches of this coast are very large and peaceful in August too. Muravera is the main centre of Sarrubus, famous for the production of citrus fruit, in its coast you can have a bath in hte splendid and large beaches of Mouth of Flumendosa, of S.Giovanni, of the Saline and Colostrai.
Going to South you can find the beach of Costa Rei long 8 km, in the hinterland at North of Monte Nai there are the remains of Nuraghe Scalas and in the valley of Cuili Piras the Menhirs.
From Costa Rei to Villasimius going along the panoramic coast road you find other marvellous beaches head for Cagliari: the beach of Rice (near the tourist port), Porto Giunco, Campus, the isles of geomarine park of Villasimius (embark from the port), the isles of Cavoli and Serpentara.