Corsica is that unicorn of a destination, a place that is breathtakingly beautiful, yet almost completely “undiscovered” by the general population. It’s a wonderfully romantic island, with steep winding roads, mountainous terrain, and crystal clear turquoise waters – everything you would expect from the center of the Mediterranean Sea.
How to Get to Porto-Vecchio
A direct flight from Paris takes only one and a half hours, and regional service to the south of mainland France is even quicker!
The best hotel in Porto-Vecchio is Casadelmar. Other hotels in the area include:
Here is the pool view at the Casadelmar.
The restaurant at the Casadelmar Hotel:
The waterfront terrace of Casadelmar:
Casadelmar from the boat that takes you to La Plage, the sister hotel of Casadelmar:
Things to Do
Take a Swim in the Water
The rocks of the Corsican coastline are rugged.
Go on a Hike
View from the Corsican mountains overlooking the Mediterranean Sea:
Watch the Sunset
I loved the restaurant La Plage. Cala di lume is another great spot.
Plage de Palombaggia
Spending a few days here was the perfect end to a hectic week in Basel, and I couldn’t have been sadder to leave this paradise on earth.