The villa is situated within 5 minutes walk of Porticcio and the beach - 3 minutes by car. It is located within a group of similar individual villas set on a hillside above the sea and Porticcio. There is no through traffic and it is safe and secure area for children/teenagers. All three bedrooms have french windows onto terraces or balcony. The comfortable living room has sliding glass doors opening onto a covered terrace that seats 8 comfortably and has a built in barbeque. The garden is terraced with paved areas for sunbathing, there is an external solar shower. The view is of the sea from most windows and the garden .A car is recommended and really essential to exploit all that Corsica offers. A parking space provided in front of the house. A tennis court is shared with neighbours.
Porticcio: PORTICCIO is situated in the Bay of Ajaccio and is across the bay from the island's largest town of Ajaccio - birth place of Napoleon Bonaparte. Porticcio is a seaside resort in natural surroundings with superb beaches and a wide variety of watersports. Along the road to the south are small villages with plenty of fine beaches, some with restaurants and bars. Away from the coast the land rises steeply and roads twist and climb through the pine forests to villages perched above magnificent panoramas of the Mediterranean. There are some wonderful cycle tracks and hiking trails such as the 'Mare e Monte'. Along the coast to the north is the Gulf of Porto which is classed a a 'world heritage site' by UNESCO, to the south is Filitossa a renowned neolithic site, and inland are mountains rising to nearly 3000 meters. We keep masses of information in the villa to help you make the best of your stay.
Travel to Corsica: AJACCIO is the closest airport and has direct Easyjet schedule flights from London Gatwick, plus Easyjet also operates direct services to BASTIA. Alternatively from the UK, Nice is particularly easy with BA flights plus various LOW FARE carriers - Easyjet for example operate into the Air France terminal where flights to Ajaccio also operate making the connection simple. Ajaccio is also a major port with frequent PASSENGER/CAR FERRIES from Nice and Marseilles;
PORTICCIO is approximately 25 minutes from the port and 20 minutes from the airport. All the major car rental firms operate in Ajaccio.
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