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Make a holiday villa in Cargese your home away from home

HomeAway's holiday rentals in Cargese lie in a perfect storm of coastal hideaways, mountain vistas, and cultural value. It's no secret that strife creates a compelling story, and Cargese's history is no different. The former Greek colony clashed with the native Corsicans in the 18th century, and nowhere is this more represented than by the opposing churches glowering across the valley at each other, one built by the Greeks, one by the Corsicans. Throw in the Genoese overlords and the confusing triple powerplay is complete (though nowadays, the churches actually share a priest!).

Cargese apartments and villas are located in the village sitting 100 metres above the sea, commanding impressive views. Historically a fishing village, half a dozen boats still ply the surrounding sea, while the rest of the village infrastructure is given over to the marina and related tourism. Cargese villas are a great option for beach breaks, with five nearby to choose from. Most holiday accommodation in Cargese comes with a fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities, and an outdoor BBQ area for al fresco dining. Nearly all properties are near the sea.

Things to do

Beaches: There are five beaches within easy reach of Cargese apartments. There's a Club Mediterranean holiday resort at Chiuni beach, four or so miles north of the village. The closest to the village are Peru and Capizollu beaches. Stagnoli beach, around four miles to the south, has a watersports centre.

Evening entertainment: Cargese isn't really the place to go for a rollicking night out. Evening entertainment centres around quiet restaurants and cafés with excellent local food. Cargese is ideal for the moonlight walks and relaxing sunsets, though Ajaccio is reachable by bus and taxi for those seeking a more lively time. HomeAway also offers accommodation in Ajaccio itself.

Outdoor pursuits: Cargese is a small village with a large marina, and is flanked by two beaches with watersports aplenty, with Club Med at Chiuni beach and a UCPA facility at Stagnoli. Inland, of course, there are Corsica's ubiquitous mountains for hiking, biking, trekking and in the winter, even skiing.

Shopping: Cargese is not the place to come for shopping, though Ajaccio – a short bus ride down the coast – has a more eclectic collection of shops to cater to the larger tourist population there. Pretty much every village has its own market for food and sundry shopping, however.

Culture: One of the historical features of Corsica are the Genoese warning towers dotted around the island's circumference, erected to warn against attack, chiefly from pirates during the 16th century. Of the 85 known, 67 still stand today, some in ruin. Cargese has three, though visitors can of course find these all over the island, using holiday homes in Corsica as a base for historical exploration.

Weather in Cargese

Cargese experiences the typical Mediterranean island climate, with long, hot summers and truncated, moderate winters. Summer high temperatures hit the high-20s, while the winters will typically top out in the low-teens, but watch for chilly evenings in the single digits. Rain falls mainly in the autumn and winter, particularly October and November, and is very sparse throughout the rest of the year.

Travel to Cargese

Ajaccio airport, at 30 miles away, has the most convenient air access, with direct flights with EasyJet from the UK. Otherwise, Bastia is the other, more prolific direct flight option, about 75 miles to the northwest. Figari airport is also doable if visitors don't mind a connecting flight, at 100 miles distant. The nearest ferry access is likewise Ajaccio, which takes ferries from Marseille, Toulon, Nice and Porto Torres in Italy.

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (27 reviews)
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    • 1 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    House #572839a
    27
    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (9 reviews)
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      • 3 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 6
      Apartment #633262a
      9
      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 2
        Studio #6309271
        13
          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 4
          Apartment #633265a
          8
            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 2
            Multiple rentals House #1270293a
            9
              Exceptional! 5/5
              (14 reviews)
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Separate Toilet
              • Sleeps 3
              House #6460312
              14
              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                Excellent! 4.4/5
                (7 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 5
                Apartment #6581542
                7
                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                  (20 reviews)
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                  • 5 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 12
                  House #6597066
                  20
                  Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Bungalow #1354550a
                    1
                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 3
                      House #6707722
                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        House #1433502a
                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 5
                          Apartment #1470298a
                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (35 reviews)
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            House #586400a
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                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                              (34 reviews)
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              House #6676773
                              34
                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                Good! 3.8/5
                                (5 reviews)
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                House #1157052a
                                5
                                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Mobile Home #1994108
                                  1
                                  Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Separate Toilet
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    Villa #8233329
                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Apartment #584288a
                                      12
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (17 reviews)
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                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        Apartment #6319917
                                        17
                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Excellent! 4.3/5
                                          (7 reviews)
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          House #570229a
                                          7
                                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Villa #649876a
                                            1
                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 3 BA
                                              • Separate Toilet
                                              • Sleeps 9
                                              House #6400402
                                              4
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                (21 reviews)
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                                                • 5 BR
                                                • 3 BA
                                                • Separate Toilets
                                                • Sleeps 14
                                                House #6306254
                                                21
                                                Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #603906a
                                                  14
                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Separate Toilet
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                                                    Apartment #657637a
                                                    3
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                      House #1278461a
                                                      3
                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        Villa #1707250
                                                        3
                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Apartment #654287a
                                                          2
                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                            Villa #1445052a
                                                            4
                                                            Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Multiple rentals Apartment #603906a
                                                              15
                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Multiple rentals Apartment #970853a
                                                                8
                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Lodge #581377a
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Lodge #573780a
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      House #590137a
                                                                      7
                                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                        (18 reviews)
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                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Apartment #636392a
                                                                        18
                                                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (16 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          House #638870a
                                                                          16
                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                            (8 reviews)
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                                            Multiple rentals Villa #852371a
                                                                            8
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                              Apartment #890281a
                                                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                                Villa #6700835
                                                                                3
                                                                                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  House #884915a
                                                                                  2
                                                                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                    • 4 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                    House #1237563a
                                                                                    2
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 9
                                                                                      Villa #1520953a
                                                                                      2
                                                                                      Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • Studio
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                                        Studio #1116823a
                                                                                        2
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Apartment #1475516a
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 7
                                                                                            House #1444018a
                                                                                            2
                                                                                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Bungalow #1152432a
                                                                                              2
                                                                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Apartment #602368a
                                                                                                2
                                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                  House #6379293
                                                                                                  2
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #970853a
                                                                                                    20
                                                                                                      Good! 3.9/5
                                                                                                      (7 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      House #622766a
                                                                                                      7
                                                                                                      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours

                                                                                                      Cargese Villas – Apartments in Cargese (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Nice appartment in Cargese

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      The appartment was very nice, modern and clean with at nice terrase with seaview. The pool was nice and not very crowded. There were no sunchairs at the pool. There were some strange rules at the pool. It was not allowed to hang your towels at the fence surrounding the pool. The pooladministrator took our towels and throw them on the floor. Not very friendly... The lady who gives you the keys to the appartment can not understand/speak english.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      thats what holliday is all about!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      perfect base for exploring this part of corsica plus the hospitality of the owners
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017