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The rooms are nice. The elevator is very old and makes some odd scary noises. The water pressure in the room was almost nonexistent. The breakfast served was the bare minimum that they usually serve. But the hotel wasnt too far from Chicago so that was nice. Date of stay: June Trip type: Travelled as a couple. Helpful Share. Thanks for choosing our Hotel. Our apologies for any inconvenience. Thanks for your comments. Without comments from our guests, we have no hope of meeting your expectations.

Janet W wrote a review May Hotel's Favourite. Passing thru. Great prices for friends and family plan! Very clean hotel with great breakfast. Our check in person was not friendly but the next day front desk person and breakfast lady was very nice. Cap Corse To the north you will find the wild and rugged Cap Corse. Split into two by the Serra mountain range, it is a land of Genoese watchtowers, pretty harbour towns, enchanting perched villages and quiet sandy coves. Move inland away from the coast through pine forests and chestnut woods and you will find charming villages set against a spectacular backdrop of granite mountains.

A wide range of outdoor activities are on offer in the mountainous interior and the scenery will not fail to impress with serene lakes, dramatic waterfalls and tumbling streams meandering through pine clad gorges. Details of accommodation in this region can be found on our website or by calling our team. With stunning cliffs plunging into the deep blue waters of the Mediterranean, and the picturesque villages of Porto and Piana backed by high mountain peaks — this scenery will certainly take your breath away.

The area is best viewed from the sea or explored on foot, and there are a number of spectacular marked trails for keen walkers. Porto Vecchio The beaches around Porto Vecchio could easily be mistaken for those of far flung lands; crystal blue waters lap silver sand beaches backed by pines and high mountain peaks, some say they are the best in the Mediterranean.

There is also plenty to do for the more active with walking, horse riding and water sports on offer. Bonifacio If you are looking for a town full of character, look no further than Bonifacio, perched precariously on a limestone cliff high above the sea, little changed in centuries.

A myriad of narrow cobbled streets filled with shops, bars and restaurants makes the citadel a wonderful place to explore. At its feet lie the luxury yacht-filled marina and more superb restaurants. With the Sperone golf course on its doorstep and the island of Sardinia within easy reach, Bonifacio has a distinctly cosmopolitan feel. Corsican identity. Corsica is an island with a turbulent and fascinating past. Corsicans are proud of their heritage and their deep love for their island is often expressed through their language or their music.

Corsican food could be said to be something of a microcosm of the island itself: somewhere between French and Italian but with many distinctly Corsican flavours unique to the island. Corsicans take their food and drink very seriously and it is quite common for locals to take a leisurely three-course lunch accompanied by a few glasses of Corsican wine. This also means that standards in restaurants are generally high. The earthy style cooking takes its inspiration from the land, with sun-loving fruits and vegetables, maquis-scented herbs, cured meats and cheeses.

With some outstanding exceptions, Corsica is not generally known for its white wines, although its delicious Muscat de Cap Corse, a rich and sweet dessert wine, is very popular with both locals and visitors alike. So just remember to leave room in your luggage for a few bottles! Shopping and markets Corsica offers a great variety of gastronomic delights from maquis-flavoured honey and a wide range of chestnut-based products, to charcuterie and cheeses.

The best place to sample and purchase local produce is at the lively, colourful markets in most of the main towns. If you are looking for somewhere to enjoy a few post-dinner drinks, the larger towns will have a good selection of bars to choose from and even most small villages have a bar where you can enjoy a glass of the local wine.

Festivals and events Corsica is an island of culture with an abundance of music, art and cultural festivals. Many of the villages also hold fetes to celebrate their local crafts and produce, as well as religious or historical events. JUL Les Nuits de la Guitare in Patrimonio The amphitheatre of Patrimonio is the setting for this wonderful festival, drawing stars from the world of guitar be it jazz, flamenco, blues or rock. SEP Rencontres Polyphoniques in Calvi Polyphonic singing is at the heart of Corsican culture and musicians from around the world perform in the citadel at this event.

Corsica is an island abounding in beautiful locations and one of the things we love about it is that it can still feel like something of a secret. While your sun-drenched villa terrace or hotel pool might be the focus of your stay, be sure to explore further afield. From secluded bays to vast oceansprayed clifftops, from the granitic drama of mountain passes to the gentler drama of the maquis-covered hillsides, the spellbinding landscapes of Corsica will leave you with the most lasting impression.

The island is blessed with an incredible diversity of beaches from intimate hidden coves — perfect for couples, shaded and gently shelving beaches — ideal for children — as well as magnificent bays — just right for water sports. Some say Corsican beaches are amongst the best in the Mediterranean and at Corsican Places, we tend to agree! Another beach worth visiting is Ostriconi, a back-to-nature beach at the mouth of the river Ostriconi. The pinnacles and ravines of the red granite Calanches soar out of beautiful blue seas framed by the jagged peaks of Paglia Orba. They are best explored by foot or by boat.

Stacked slabs, towering pinnacles and gnarled, claw-like outcrops of rock were formed by volcanic eruptions million years ago and a subsequent erosion has fashioned spectacular shapes in the rock. The colours are remarkable and vary from charcoal grey to incandescent reds and rusty purples which strike a vivid contrast with the deep green maquis and the cobalt blue sea.

The headland and its surrounding waters were declared a nature reserve in , so wildlife is as varied here as anywhere in Corsica. Cap Corse Often called an island within an island, the Cap Corse is wild and rugged whose history sets it apart from the rest of the island. Enjoy some coastal walks along the rugged northern coast or take a day to drive around the cape and discover landscapes of astounding beauty at your own pace.

Our favourite coastal stretches include the Gulf of the Valinco, Campomoro-Tizzano, and the Gulf of Roccapina further south. These valleys echo with tumbling rivers and rock pools, and sharply sculptured slopes rear from forests of enormously tall Corsican pines — they provide the perfect spots for outdoor activities including wild-swimming, walking, canyoning or rafting.

The Tavignano is home to the deepest gorge on the island whilst the Restonica river leads to two well-known lakes, Lac de Melo and Lac de Capitello. The dramatic Bavella Massif Drive inland from Porto Vecchio high up into the Bavella Massif, an area of outstanding beauty towering the Gulf of Porto Vecchio and whose granite needles and dense forests form one of the most celebrated Corsican landscapes. The views from here are genuinely jaw-dropping and the opportunities for walking or outdoor pursuits of all kind are aplenty.

Why not take things at a slower pace and relax by the crystalline rock pools of Purcaraccia or the waterfalls of Piscia di Gallo? Fortress town of Bonifacio This majestic old town sits on a limestone throne at the far south of the island and is one of the most spectacular towns in the Mediterranean. The citadel walls and ancient houses appear to rise seamlessly out of sheer cliffs that have been hollowed and striated by the wind and waves. Beneath, an inlet about metres wide forms a natural harbour and a series of grottoes and coves.

For the best vantage points, walk along the cliffs to the Pertusato lighthouse and admire the views back towards the town or jump on a boat and take in the beauty of the cliffs from the sea. Lavezzi islands Situated between Corsica and Sardinia, the archipelago of Lavezzi is a sublime sight and something of a paradise. The 10 small islands boast a number of secluded beaches, coves and naturally formed pools and the magnificent underwater offer opportunities for some of the best diving on the island.

We specialise in providing holidays to Corsica and endeavour to offer the best service available to this beautiful and largely unspoilt island. We strive to be innovative in the choice of travel, accommodation and areas that we offer. We have used our in-depth knowledge and experience to hand-pick the best accommodation across the island and we offer the widest range of properties on the UK market to suit all tastes and budgets.

We also have a number of flight options including our very own charter flights into Calvi, Bastia and Figari, providing you with the complete package as well as financial security and peace of mind. As a passionate specialist, we pride ourselves on our personal customer service, flexibility and attention to detail. Our UK team has first-hand knowledge to help you choose the holiday best suited to your individual requirements and our team of representatives in Corsica will always go out of their way to help whilst you are on holiday.

We look forward to talking to you and providing you with a first-class holiday experience. Our flights to Corsica We offer the widest choice of charter flight options from the UK to Corsica, providing convenient flight schedules and quality service with our established partner airlines. Our flights also include up to 23kg hold luggage allowance, a generous seat pitch and complimentary pre-allocated seating. For more information about our flights, see page Our expert team has visited Corsica many times and has first-hand knowledge of all the properties.

We know and love our selection, each having our personal favourites, so let us guide you to the holiday property that we feel will suit your needs. Self-catering We specialise in private self-catering properties, the vast majority being in close proximity to the coast with glorious beaches, restaurants and local shops close to hand.

All our self-catering properties are privately owned, and consequently the style, fittings and furnishings vary from one property to another and price should not be used as a guideline to comfort and standard, as it is also very much dependent on the location of the property. We describe as accurately as possible. With their superb locations, awe-inspiring views, generous grounds and the superior facilities that you would expect from a quality villa, they are also our most exclusive properties.

All Premium villas have a private pool, en-suite facilities to most or all bedrooms, and have air-conditioning or are designed to optimise the faithful Corsican breeze. Our Premium villas also include upgraded car hire, additional midweek cleaning, beach towels and a superior welcome hamper. Comfortable — Well decorated and appointed with comfortable and functional furniture, personal touches and good kitchen facilities.

Simple — Properties furnished with the emphasis on holiday living, generally with practical, functional furniture and basic kitchen facilities. Smaller Corsican hotels tend to be family owned with the emphasis on the personal touch whilst the luxury hotels focus on service and style, in some of the most stunning locations Corsica has to offer. Property feature icons To help you find the right property, we have put together a list of icons to highlight the main features for each property which you can find on the individual accommodation page of this brochure or online.

Families - Accommodation suitable for families with toddlers or with older children. Air-conditioning - This facility may be available throughout the property or only in certain rooms. Family holidays Corsica is a very low-stress destination for families, being only a short distance from the UK with a flight time of just over two hours and with very reasonable transfer times to your accommodation.

At Corsican Places many of our staff know what it is like to travel to Corsica with their family, so we can guide you to which properties are most suitable and help you make the most of your holiday, whatever the age of your children. All swimming pools are securely fenced, covered or alarmed as per French regulations and foldable highchairs and travel cots excluding cot linen are provided free of charge in our self-catering properties. Just a really big thank you for helping us find and enjoy the best family holiday It has inspired us to do it again. Mrs Dolby - Guest.

At all our self-catering properties for all departure dates, we offer child discounts off our full brochure prices when using our charter flights. One child discount is available per full fare paying adult. Hotel child prices vary from hotel to hotel — please call us for details. As we have an extensive portfolio and to make your holiday selection easier, we have grouped together the different types of property and ordered them within each section by size.

Centrally located properties have easy access to restaurants and shops. The guide also shows whether the property features a private pool P or a shared pool S. This is Calvi. Standing proud on its headland, any visitor to Calvi must visit this 13th century fortress, which has lost none of its fascination over the centuries, and remains a remarkable example of Corsican architecture and cultural heritage. The best way to see the rest of the citadel is to simply follow the ramparts, which offer some magnificent views across the bay to the mountains of la Balagne.

Calvi is reputedly the birthplace of Christopher Columbus, born during the Genoese occupation of the town, the remains of his house can still be seen today and are commemorated by a plaque in the citadel and statues scattered throughout the town. The citadel itself is a magnificent backdrop for the red-tiled town below, with its palm tree-planted harbour and lively restaurants lining the Quai Landry, a promenade which links the marina and the port. An impressive art exhibition also takes place in the citadel from June to September.

Top 10 things to do in Calvi Take a boat trip to Scandola 2. Go to a polyphonic concert in the citadel 4. Walk up to Notre Dame de la Serra 5. Try out the range of water sports on the beach 7. Hire a bike and explore on two wheels 8. Explore the hillside villages by 4x4 9. Hire a sunbed on the beach for hours of relaxation. All the other bedrooms also have their own en-suite facilities, as well as flat screen televisions for entertainment. For our more energetic guests there is a fitness room.

Viewed from the spacious decked terrace, the sea seems to merge with the waters of the infinity swimming pool and most guests will be content to relax and take in the sight of passing boats from the comfort of one of the many sunloungers. Picture windows running the length of the spacious living room also make the most of this breathtaking view and some may find it hard to tear themselves away.

The master bedroom of the villa is a private hideaway in itself, with its own. Beach: Rocks below the house, Calvi 1. This property is considered unsuitable for young children due to the outside railings and design of the swimming pool. Lower ground floor: Master bedroom and en-suite bathroom with large corner bath, shower, sauna, wc, fitness room, large private terrace. We particularly liked the size and amazing position of the villa with sea access and views — all within walkable distance to Calvi town. Mrs Overton - Guest. Prices are per person and include charter flights from London or Manchester, car hire and a welcome hamper.

For occupancies not shown, accommodation only prices and latest offers, please call our reservations team or visit our website. Situated next door to each other, these popular villas have been welcoming our guests for many years, and are perfectly positioned close to the main attractions of Calvi. If you can tear yourself away from lounging around the pool, the stretched sands of Calvi beach are just a very short drive away.

Beach: Rocks 50m, Calvi 1. First floor: Double bedroom, twin bedroom, shower room with wc. Villa Aghia Marina was fantastic and we would use it again. The view was great and the rooms were comfortable. Air-conditioning in Villa Prince Pierre. This popular two bedroom villa just above Calvi is all about location, location, location. For accommodation only prices and latest offers, please call our reservations team or visit our website.

Located in a residential area on the outskirts of Calvi, Casa Cassaninca commands far-reaching views across the bay and the historic citadel. The interior is spacious and thoughtfully arranged with a collection of antique furniture, old prints and personal touches, providing guests with the comforts of a real home-from-home. Outside, there is an extensive patio area with a barbecue and comfortable seating, providing the perfect spot to take in the wonderful views and make al fresco dining a favourite pastime.

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Completely enclosed and accessed by steps leading down from the terrace, the private. First floor: Twin bedroom, double bedroom, shower room with wc. The pool was fantastic and the view from the terrace was even better than it looked in the brochure. Mrs Matthews - Guest. With spacious interiors and homely touches throughout, this villa has bags of character and offers a delightful blend of traditional architecture and modern holiday comforts. Beach: Calvi 1. Quiet location but still walkable to Calvi.

Great pool, very spacious accommodation and well equipped. Our apartments in Calvi Citadel Privileged location spectacular views character accommodation. We have a superb collection of apartments located in the citadel, all within easy access of the buzz of Calvi and most affording staggering views of the bay and the mountain peaks of la Balagne.

All situated in age-old houses, the properties have been thoughtfully equipped for relaxed holiday living and lovingly decorated by their owners to showcase a mix of original features and modern facilities. They also come with their individual quirks, from cobbled street access to top floor. If you can drag yourself away from your private apartment, the citadel itself is well worth exploring. Find out more details of each accommodation on our website Corsica. Prices are per person and include charter flights from London or Manchester, airport transfers and a welcome hamper.

Our apartments in Calvi Town ideally situated in calvi close to main attractions modern accommodation. In contrast to our citadel collection, we also offer a range of personally-selected apartments across town, all in superb locations enabling you to explore the stunning resort of Calvi. Looking for an apartment with a view? Apartment St Philippe, Apartment Nayah Maria, Apartment Maria Stella and Apartment les Capitelles all boast glorious views from their top floor positions and all come with a private balcony making for easy al fresco living.

If you prefer something a little more intimate and in a quieter part of town, opt for le Cube — a romantic bolthole with private terrace and within easy access of town. Visit our website Corsica. Le Home and A Merula have been favourites with British holiday-makers for many years, providing a great value for money option for couples in particular. All apartments are set within spacious and immaculately kept gardens in a peaceful location, yet just a short walk from the fabulous beach and the amenities of Calvi.

Le Home comprises 38 apartments whilst A Merula, adjacent to Le Home but a little more secluded, features The English-speaking owners, Marie-Laure and Christophe, are always on hand to help and it is clear to see how passionate they are about their properties and gardens. With skilfully landscaped grounds as well as an abundance of flowers, plants and trees, evidently much care and attention has been put into the properties making them a real.

The apartments provide a real home-from-home; each is sympathetically furnished and individually styled with personal touches and a great deal of care. The kitchenettes are functionally equipped with a hob and microwave; however, there are numerous bars, restaurants and shops within a minute walk. One bedroom apartments: Open-plan living area with kitchenette and sofa, double or twin bedroom, shower room with wc, balcony or terrace. For an evening out, try the Quai Landry, the promenade overlooking Calvi marina, which is a fantastic location for a relaxing drink, watching the sun set and enjoying a spot of people watching.

A Merula: Shared pool, shared laundry room, parking, microwave, dishwasher 1 bedroom apartments only , air-conditioning, Wi-Fi available in the gardens and pool area. For accommodation only and latest offers, please call our reservations team or visit our website. For those seeking a bit more privacy, the two apartments are positioned slightly further away from the pool — set on one level, they also have a modern feel and a large enclosed terrace. Simple in design but with some lovely features, these properties are well maintained and kept to a comfortable standard by the owners who live nearby.

The gardens are well kept with an abundance of palm trees and Mediterranean plants providing shady areas for children to play, and there are plenty of sunloungers around the large pool area. Each property is equipped with air-conditioning and has its own private terrace suited to al fresco dining. The maisons are clustered near the pool area, each adjoining the large lawned gardens, and therefore suit parents wishing to keep an eye on the children whilst still.

Ideally situated in Calvi, it takes approximately 10 minutes on foot to reach shops, restaurants and a gently shelving sandy beach. Maisons Bervily and Apartments Bervily are a popular choice with our guests year after year. First floor: Bathroom, separate wc, twin bedroom, double bedroom with small balcony. Great location, close to the beach, shops and train station. Spotlessly clean and very well equipped — perfect for family beach holiday. Lovely for children to have others around to play with.

The property features comfortable accommodation in a largely traditional style. There are 24 rooms spread over three floors, all with air-conditioning and a private balcony. The standard rooms are positioned to the side of the hotel, whilst the superior rooms are more spacious — some with views over the bay and the citadel supplement applies. In our opinion, this is a good value for money hotel and an ideal base for a holiday in Calvi. We particularly liked the helpfulness and friendliness of the owners and all of the staff at this family-run hotel.

Mr Lee - Guest. Enjoy the hospitality and relaxed atmosphere of this family-run hotel, Monsieur and Madame Touya are renowned for their warm welcome and. For supplements and latest offers, please call our reservations team or visit our website. The hotel features 48 rooms all differing in shape, size and view.

Positioned over four floors, they are tastefully decorated, comfortable and provide all the facilities that you would expect of a three star hotel. The swimming pool is situated at a lower level which is accessed via several steps,. Further steps lead down to the sea where you can swim and snorkel from the rocks. A firm favourite with our guests, we strongly advise booking early in order to avoid disappointment.

Beach: Rocks below hotel, Calvi 1km Restaurants: On-site, m Shops: m Main town: In Calvi Airports: Calvi 7km, Bastia 96km Facilities in hotel Lounge, bar, swimming pool, poolside snack bar mid Jun-mid Sep , restaurant, room service, parking limited spaces , pool towels, no lift. Also the hotel staff were exceptional. The hotel offers spacious and comfortable accommodation, an inviting pool area with gorgeous vistas across the citadel and private parking.

All rooms are contemporary in style and have air-conditioning as well as a private balcony or terrace.

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Facilities in hotel Bar-lounge, swimming pool, underground parking, lift, beauty centre with hammam and Jacuzzi payable locally. We take a holiday abroad every year, but we can honestly say that this has been the best, as regards to travel and hotel. Jean-Pierre Pinelli, the owner and a man of impeccable taste, has created a sophisticated and elegant hotel with an excellent restaurant attracting attention from miles around.

Recently renovated throughout and built in the style of an extensive Roman villa perched high above Calvi, the spacious rooms and terraces offer some of the most spectacular views of Calvi bay and the citadel. All bedrooms are stylishly designed and luxuriously appointed with comfortable beds and modern en-suite facilities. If you can tear yourself away from one of the four inviting pools and the extensive on-site facilities, an area of Calvi beach with sunloungers, towels and parasols is reserved for all guests.

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This was the best ever holiday — faultless. We particularly liked the friendly helpful staff, the beautiful pool and the lovely beach. Mr Cook - Guest. We have a number of other hotels in Calvi, from boutique to luxury, all hand-picked for their service, style and superb location. Take a look at our selection and see which one you would choose Situated on the edge of town and with a more rural backdrop, A Muredda is a fabulous new guesthouse with only four rooms, shared heated pool and a growing reputation for its excellent, friendly service.

This converted historic manor house is set in stunning grounds and offers a plush country retreat just a short drive away from Calvi. For more information, visit Corsica. La Balagne Long favoured by the discerning British traveller, la Balagne is the perfect introduction to Corsica. From fabulous sandy beaches to honey-hued villages clinging to the side of the mountains and snow-capped peaks, this region is full of character and unspoilt natural beauty. As you follow the coastal road towards Calvi, you reach the charming little village of Algajola.

With a long stretch of beach and a quaint village square, it is the ideal place to relax, unwind and dodge the crowds. The village is a real treasure, remaining calm and tranquil even in the height of the summer and the atmospheric citadel enhances its Corsican charm with tales of marauding pirates from medieval times. Set in a privileged, perched position on the hillside with truly outstanding views out over the gulf towards Calvi, Lumio is a picturesque village with a private collection of attractive villas.

Below the village, just a short drive away, are a number of delightful unspoilt beaches with silver sand and crystal clear water. Perched on the mountainside and towering above the sea, the fortress villages of la Balagne have changed little over the centuries and you will experience a way of life that is essentially Corsican. Village life is ideal for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle and immerse themselves in the charm and character whilst remaining just a short drive from the larger towns and amenities as well as the beautiful beaches in the region. Beach-hop your way along the coastline by train 3.

Sample traditional food in the hills 4. Go on a wine-tasting tour at Clos Columbu 7. Swim in the rock pools of the Bonifato forest 8. Walk to the abandoned village of Occi 9. Visit the beautiful Parc de Saleccia Spacious and thoughtfully furnished with great care, it is extremely comfortable, well equipped and air-conditioned throughout, providing all the modern conveniences you would expect to find in a house of this calibre.

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The infinity swimming pool, surrounded by Mediterranean flowers, is set in lawned gardens which slope gently down to a footpath that leads to the beach. For your added comfort there is a daily cleaning service included, providing the ideal opportunity to completely relax and unwind.

The master bedroom dominates the upper floor with its indoor plunge pool care to be taken with small children and large decked sun terrace with views out over the bay, complemented with an abundance of sunloungers. On the ground floor there are a further three bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities, adjoining the large lounge area which links with a covered veranda, offering shade throughout the day to the front of the house and. First floor: Master double bedroom with plunge pool and en-suite shower room and wc, upper terrace.

Lower ground floor: Home entertainment room, fitness room. Daily bread delivery service payable locally. We were very impressed with the whole property which has been designed to maximise both sun and shade. A really lovely holiday. Mr Lowden - Guest. Prices are per person and include charter flights from London or Manchester, upgraded car hire and a Premium hamper.

Prominently positioned on the heights of Marine de Davia, Villa Ginette boasts magnificent views across the bay to Algajola and beyond as far as the Revellata Peninsula and up to la Balagne mountain villages. You can enjoy the panorama from most places whether you are inside the property, out on the terraces or simply relaxing by the pool. However, you will probably spend most of your time in or around the infinity pool or in the covered hot tub for hours of relaxation.

REstAurAnts: Algajola 1. Villa Ginette is perfect for families or friends holidaying together and looking for a Premium holiday villa. Equipped with all the modern conveniences of a home-away-from-home, the property is airconditioned throughout and offers three en-suite double bedrooms, two of which have fantastic sea views.

The living room is comfortable and has glazed sliding doors which fully open, keeping the house cool even in the summer months. Outside, there are two large part-covered terraces and a barbecue area, beautifully surrounded by Mediterranean flowers and plants, making them.

First floor: Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, private upper terrace. The villa is set in two and a half acres of private grounds and benefits from the most breathtaking, panoramic views over Calvi bay from its hillside position in Lumio. All rooms have been decorated in a bright Mediterranean style by a locally renowned interior designer, who has worked on some of the most prestigious hotels on the island. The villa continues to please our most discerning guests making it one of our Premium Collection. The large patio terrace, which runs the full length of the property, features a stylish pavilion complete with comfortable sofas and provides the perfect venue for a glass of champagne with a view of the setting sun.

The large swimming pool and well-equipped summer kitchen are thoughtfully positioned to one side of the garden away from the house, providing ideal spots for those long lunches or for just soaking up the sun. The sense of space and comfort continues inside. Well-equipped summer kitchen by the pool. All in all, it is the perfect choice for couples and families with teenagers looking for a taste of luxury in a wonderful Mediterranean setting. The interior of the property is sleek and modern with four en-suite bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and open-plan living space. Large bay windows open out onto the covered terrace and pool area from where you will enjoy many hours of indulgence and well-earned relaxation.

U Ciocciu is a stylish contemporary villa set on the hillside just above Algajola with sweeping views across the maquis-carpeted mountains down to the shimmering coastline below. The property has been beautifully decorated and thoughtfully designed by the owners to optimise that home-from-home feeling — warm colours and quality furnishing adorn the interiors while large picture windows give access to a number of lovely terraces and patios around the house. This property may be unsuitable for young children due to horizontal railings along the terrace and pool area.

Villa Davia has been entirely designed around holidays and outdoor living, and allows guests to drink in the fabulous views along the coast from the pool or the patio. The discreet and desirable setting makes this villa a great place to spend a holiday with family or friends, and although care must be taken with drops throughout the property and an unguarded access to the sea below the villa, it is sure to prove a popular choice and early booking is advisable. Inside, the villa has been furnished to a very high standard, with spacious en-suite and air-conditioned bedrooms, a smart kitchen equipped with the latest appliances, a huge open-plan lounge and.

The interiors are decorated in calming and neutral colours, giving the properties a serene and spacious feel throughout with plenty of room for an extended family or a group of friends. Set on one floor, Villa Gemma has three bedrooms and comes with the added benefit of a summer kitchen outside — whilst Horatio offers larger living space with accommodation spread. Outside, the pool areas make a tempting focal point with glamorous swimming pools, large terraces and plenty of sun and shade throughout the day. The views from here are magnificent and if you can tear yourself away from these stunning villas, the beach is a short drive down the hill.

Sheltered between rocky headlands, there are opportunities to swim, paddle or snorkel and Le Matahari restaurant at Arinella Plage provides excellent refreshments. Poolside studio with double bedroom and en-suite shower room. LAyout VillA HorAtio Ground floor: Lounge, dining room, fully equipped kitchen, laundry room, twin bedroom with en-suite shower room, double bedroom with bathroom, separate wc. Poolside studio with en-suite shower room. First floor: Twin bedroom with en-suite shower room, master double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Villa Gemma has a lovely pool and deck area.

The best thing is the summer kitchen and large table. First floor: Double bedroom with doors to terrace and en-suite shower room, two twin bedrooms, shower room, separate wc. LAyout Living room, kitchen, conservatory, shower room, separate wc, double bedroom, twin bedroom, terrace. To have the benefit of our own private house in a secluded garden and so close to all the amenities we need is fantastic. Mrs Liming - Guest. Situated 1. The property is fitted to a very high standard and has been designed with modern clean lines and serious chic-appeal.

The contemporary decor is indeed wonderfully soothing making the most of the villa space, luminosity and warm colour palette to create a sophisticated yet relaxed feeling inside. In our opinion, Casa Acciani is an exceptional property and a firm favourite with our guests, therefore booking early is essential. BEAch: Arinella 1. Outside, the sense of comfort and relaxation continues with fabulous lush gardens, a shaded wooden terrace, a small pool and fantastic views. Situated just below the village of Lumio on the road that sweeps down to Arinella beach, Casa Vigna Maggiore is a delightful villa for two.

Casa Vigna Maggiore is a perfect choice for those looking for a convenient base for two, to either spend time lounging by the pool or going out and about exploring the beautiful Balagne area. REstAurAnts: 1. Large French windows lead from the open-plan living area to the terrace making it an ideal spot for relaxation. Should you fancy a quick dip, the decked pool area is set above the villa and affords superb views out over Calvi bay. Well-equipped and ideal for holiday living, Villa Mimosa is decorated with soft furnishings and neutral colours, giving the property a bright and airy feel.

Casa Mimosa provides simpler, yet spacious accommodation whilst retaining the charm of an authentic Corsican farmhouse. First floor: Double bedroom, twin bedroom, shower room, separate wc. It was wonderful to have access to such a lovely pool and feel part of a real Corsican village. We have a small collection of apartments situated along the coastline of la Balagne or in the hills, all with superb views and convenient locations to explore the area.

Studio Lillou is a romantic base for two with fantastic views from its balcony across the bay of Calvi and is only a short stroll to Arinella beach below the village of Lumio. It has a fresh, contemporary feel with cool interior boasting rustic features and clean white lines. If you prefer to retreat in the hills, then take a look at Apartments Bagia Donne. The holiday fulfilled all our expectations and we loved the location of Apartment Maccioni.

Mrs Kitchen - Guest. Prices are per person and include charter flights from London or Manchester, airport transfers or car hire and a welcome hamper. Quintessentially Corsican in style and lovingly cared for by their owners, they exude a certain timeless charm whilst offering simple and unpretentious accommodation. Alternatively, take a look at Apartments Dary, a collection of six modern apartments positioned directly on the beach with fabulous views, heated pool and Jacuzzi.

Finished to the highest standard, they provide the ultimate luxury escape to Corsica. Le Clos St Paul, on the other hand, is peacefully located on the edge of town with 14 minimalist apartments and a shared pool, offering a great base from which to explore the area. Originally built in the early 20th century and opened in , the hotel has recently been renovated to offer a more comfortable and contemporary feel throughout, while great effort has been made to ensure it keeps its character and traditional ambience.

The friendly staff are always on hand for any assistance and local tips; they will extend you a warm welcome and attentive, personal service ensuring your stay here is a memorable one. Air-conditioning available in upgraded rooms only. Set on three floors, all rooms are air-conditioned, have a balcony or a patio and are equipped to a good standard with satellite television, hairdryer, minibar and a safe. The hotel also provides an extensive buffet breakfast. This small intimate hotel is beautifully decorated throughout in an art deco style; the spacious and well-equipped rooms all have panoramic sea views while the pool area and spa with its hammam and indoor Jacuzzi blends timeless elegance with modern luxury.

In our opinion, this is a charming and tasteful hotel in a prime position. The buffet breakfasts are plentiful and full of local delicious local Corsican produce and although there is no restaurant in the hotel there are several close by. The wellness area offers a whole host of treatments. And with so few guests, the staff are attentive and always on hand without being intrusive.

Following the coast to Cap Corse and beyond Bastia, this unspoilt region has a sheer diversity of landscapes. Founded by the Romans and later a flourishing medieval port under the rule of Genoa, St Florent has remained a small and unspoilt village. From St Florent, it is just a short drive to the beautiful Nebbio hinterland and the villages of Patrimonio.

Villages perched on cliffs and secluded rocky inlets line the west, whilst tiny fishing ports and sandy coves fringe the east. With its intimate squares, old stone buildings and network of narrow streets leading down to the harbour, Erbalunga provides a sanctuary to those seeking a taste of authentic village life. In the summer months, the village is transformed into a cultural enclave with various exhibitions and concerts adding to the Corsican feel. South of Bastia is the Castagniccia region, a huge forest of chestnut trees and lushly carpeted valleys, dotted with quaint villages and renowned for its traditional cuisine.

As you follow the winding mountain roads towards the sea, you will reach the Costa Verde — a 14km stretch of golden sand with Moriani Plage as its main resort. Top 10 things to do Take a boat trip to Saleccia and Loto beaches 2. Tour the villages of the Nebbio 3. Visit the perched cliff top village of Nonza 4. Enjoy a glass of Cap Corse wine at Moulin Mattei 5.

Have lunch in the sleepy village of Erbalunga 6. Visit the vineyards of Patrimonio 7. Sample local produce on the market in Bastia 8. Spend the day driving around Cap Corse 9. Visit the Romanesque church of San Michele Pathways and large terraced seating areas wrap around the villa offering unrivalled views in every direction and giving guests ample opportunities for shade or sun throughout the day.

Full-length picture windows open from the living room onto the outside dining terrace and pool area that nestles against the maquis-covered hillside, and from where you will spend most of your time gazing at the glorious sea views. The interiors are exquisitely decorated with a harmonious mixture of antique and designer furnishings, giving the house a wonderful contemporary feel throughout.

The owner has a great talent for interior design and has collected a number of interesting pieces that adorn the rooms and add to the stylish and quality presentation of the property. Beach: La Roya 1. Delightful enclosed gardens planted with lavender and other Mediterranean shrubs surround the large pool with views over fields towards the cathedral, and there is a large terrace around the house where you can sit and enjoy an al fresco meal or just relax in the sun with a book.

Although not particularly recommended for families with younger children due to the steep internal staircases, the location is very much appreciated by older families or couples who will enjoy taking the walk to the centre of St Florent with its tempting restaurants and elegant marina that buzz with life in the height of summer. Carefully renovated with great attention to detail, the house offers a delightful blend of old and new exposed stonework, open fireplaces, original staircases and stripped wooden floors mixed with comfortable furnishings and the modern conveniences our guests expect in a quality villa.

Doors from the kitchen and living room lead out onto the decked terrace and pool area to the rear — perfect spots to take in the spectacular views and just let the hours drift by The multitude of large sliding doors open up the living areas and the wide-open views can be enjoyed from all corners of the interior, contributing to the bright and airy atmosphere throughout. The main living areas are comfortably furnished and modern in style, with the kitchen being stylish and kitted out with all the appliances and equipment you would expect from a quality holiday home.

The bedrooms are spacious, airy and more simply furnished than the living areas. If you can tear yourself away from this idyllic setting, visit the town of St Florent — a chic seaside resort with a fantastic atmosphere and a wealth of facilities including quayside restaurants, ice-cream parlours, little shops and water sport activities on la Roya beach.

One of several properties we feature on the Fromentica hillside, Villa A Machja is comfortably furnished and ideal for holidays in the sun. St Florent is only a 5-minute drive away with its little shops, quayside restaurants and boat trip opportunities to Saleccia and Loto beaches. Like many houses designed with holiday living in mind, Villa A Machja has an integrated living room and kitchen for a convivial social space and the interiors are simply decorated for an airy and uncluttered vibe. The main living room has two sets of large sliding doors leading out onto a covered, summer dining terrace and beyond this the fabulous pool area.

You can while away the hours reading and relaxing here; the postcardperfect setting with provide you with an immense. First floor: Two double bedrooms and one twin bedroom, bathroom, shower room, separate wc. On arriving at Villa la Rocca, you will instantly be awestruck by the position, the space and the panoramic views. A footpath from the gardens will lead you through the surrounding fragrant maquis and along the hillside — a favourite pastime for previous guests. Well cared for, the gardens are large with Mediterranean shrubs and an impressive expanse of lawn. There is also a number of quiet areas to relax in whilst taking in the view including a.

Would definitely return to this villa. As we are regular visitors 15 times now Villa la Rocca is top of our list! Mr Winnard - Guest. It is complete with open-plan interiors, enviably tasteful decor and a large pool area, making it a gorgeous bolthole for idyllic escapism. All in all Villa di Ceppo is a superb villa, perfect for families with older children as well as groups of friends looking for a relaxing holiday in Corsica. The setting outside is typically Mediterranean with large grounds, plenty of space to socialise around the pool and a terrace for al fresco dining.

Main town: St Florent 5km Airports: Bastia 32km, Calvi 64km Layout Ground floor: Large living area, spacious dining room leading to fully equipped kitchen, decked terrace area, double bedroom with en-suite shower room, separate wc. To complete the perfect holiday garden, there is a summer kitchen with a wood burning oven and a gas barbecue providing the maximum of flexibility of holiday dining. Villa Joseli is a lovely addition to our selection providing an excellent setting for a family holiday, especially recommended for those with younger children due to its enclosed garden.

A detached villa set in a residential area near to the sleepy village of Oletta, and not too far from the amenities of the charming harbour town of St Florent, Joseli offers a traditional and comfortable interior lovingly created by the owners Philippe and Flora who have used the villa as their own home. If you do venture out, the North East region has plenty to explore from the dramatic hillside villages of Oletta and Patrimonio to the more buzzing town of St Florent. Airports: Bastia 25km, Calvi 72km Layout Ground floor: Living room, additional lounge area, dining room, well-equipped kitchen, double bedroom, shower room and wc.

First floor: Double bedroom with balcony, twin bedroom, bathroom with wc. The gardens are the real focus here with an immaculately-kept lawn, plenty of space for the little ones to run around and a large swimming pool. There are ample sunloungers, seating and dining areas to make the most of al fresco living — choose your favourite spot by the pool soaking up the Corsican sunshine or under the shade of the. In a truly fabulous setting, U Quercu and Villa les Oliviers are immersed in the Nebbio hinterland just outside Patrimonio and overlook a vista of undulating vineyards that tumble towards the sea in the distance.

Designed to recreate old-style bergeries, these two properties showcase a delightful example of traditional Corsican architecture merging charmingly with modern comforts and facilities. The accommodation is arranged on one floor at U Quercu including an open-plan living area with a well-equipped kitchen corner, two bedrooms and a shower room; and Villa les Oliviers is slightly more spacious with an additional bedroom on the upper floor.

Outside, each villa has its own pool area along with a shaded patio terrace and a large built-in barbecue. With its sun-kissed vineyards, gentle rolling landscape and relaxed setting, there could be no better place to take things at a slower pace. Let yourself be seduced by the Nebbio and Cap Corse regions and discover areas blessed with secluded beaches, vertigo-inducing coastal scenery and dramatically positioned villages. And for an evening out, try St Florent — it has a large choice of quayside restaurants to choose from, a few bars and not to forget the inevitable ice-cream parlour.

Beach: Tettola 4km, la Roya 9km Restaurants: 1.

First floor: Twin bedroom. We had a fantastic week in an amazing villa. The service we received from Corsican Places was first class, a truly stress-free holiday. Mr Wilkes - Guest. A Casuccia is a converted stone-built house set in a tranquil spot on the Costa Verde. There are also plenty of way-marked trails nearby — dense chestnut forests, old chapels and steep hillsides overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea will reward any keen walkers. Recently restored, the house retains much of its original character with exposed stonework throughout, beamed ceilings and traditional furnishing delightfully combined with contemporary touches.

Amongst these rustic surroundings, the villa also comes with airconditioning and a private swimming pool, well suited for families and couples alike.

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For those who want to explore the island, Bastia, Corte and Porto Vecchio can easily be reached via the main. First floor: Double bedroom, twin bedroom, bathroom with shower and wc. The high-ceilinged living room has patio doors opening on to the ample terrace as does the downstairs double bedroom. The Patrimonio wine region is also within very easy reach for those who enjoy wine tasting. The spacious, well-equipped kitchen includes a smart dining area with a door leading out to a pergola on the terrace.

Upstairs, a gallery leads round to the second bedroom which can be a twin or double. The house and private swimming pool are set in a natural bowl enhancing the feeling of seclusion yet the owners are just next door. Beach: La Roya 5. Beautiful, spacious accommodation, well maintained and well equipped.

And although we had neighbours, it felt very private. First floor: Twin bedroom beds pushed together with balcony and en-suite shower room with wc, large terrace. Oletta is a typical, hillside village with some wonderful auberge restaurants serving traditional fare and there are some lovely walks in the area. As for the accommodation, it is simply furnished yet cosy and full of character.

A spiral staircase leads. This property is considered unsuitable for young children due to the steep spiral staircase and some unguarded drops in the gardens and by the stream. First floor: Two double bedrooms, single bedroom, shower room, separate wc. Perched on the hillside between Erbalunga and Bastia, Villa Laura offers an authentic Corsican experience in a truly unspoilt location.

The property is set in peaceful grounds surrounded by fruit trees and an abundance of fragrant herbs with stone steps and pathways leading to a number of seating areas and terraces from where you can marvel at the panoramic views. The spacious interior is very comfortable, decorated with traditional Corsican furnishings and personal touches offering everything you need from a home-from-home whilst keeping an authentic feel.