Corsica offers a great location for a family break with beaches comparable to the Caribbean while being an easy two-hour flight away. There’s plenty to occupy all ages and aptitudes – from beach play and water sports to forest canyoning and zip wiring.
Abounding in natural beauty the island’s rugged landscapes will provide much to explore with tumbling rivers and rock pools, scenic nature reserves, medieval villages and historic fortress towns.
May is a perfect time to visit Corsica with temperatures creeping up and long sunshine days. Corsican Places advises families to book early to secure their preferred accommodation over the popular half term holidays and presents some tempting villa offers:
Villa Bicu Rossu Save £50pp – prices from £779pp 23rd May, based on four sharing – includes flights & car hire
A charming and popular two-bedroom Corsican style bergerie with stunning mountain views and a private pool. (Sleeps up to 4). Located between Porto Vecchio and Bonifacio in the south, this villa provides a great base for families to explore the south.
La Maison de Violette with HEATED POOL Save £52pp – Prices from £699pp 23rd May, based on four sharing – includes flights & care hire
Immersed in the Corsican countryside in the small hamlet of Lecci in the south and built with local stone in the style of a Corsican bergerie, this two bedroom cottage is full of character. Beautifully furnished and well equipped, it has a private heated pool while being within a short drive from the beaches of Pinarello and San Ciprianu – renowned for their fine white sand, lapped by turquoise waters.
PREMIUM Villas Kalliste & Bumortu – ideal for families to holiday together! Both £999pp, saving £47pp 24th May, based on four sharing – includes flights & car hire
Villa Kalliste is a fabulous two-bedroom, contemporary villa with a private pool built on the hillside by the village of Olmeto in southern Corsica. Guests will enjoy its south facing terrace and spectacular views over the bay of Valinco. https://www.corsica.co.uk/villa-kalliste
Neighbouring Villa Bumortu (sleeps four) also benefits from the stunning views over Valinco and the west coast and remarkable sunsets and too has its own private pool. Olmeto with its traditional eateries is just over 3kms away while many beaches ,which include the bustling quayside of Propriano are within a short drive. https://www.corsica.co.uk/villa-bumortu
Book at Corsica.co.uk, 01489 866931.