The 10 Best Boutique Hotels in Corsica
This includes Lagnonu, Hôtel Cala di Greco, Hôtel Version Maquis Citadelle...
A Sustainability Ranking in partnership with ETIC Hotels
Corsica, known as the “Isle of Beauty” (Ile de Beauté in French), is a small but gorgeous island in the Mediterranean Sea, in between France and Italy, and north of Sardegna. If a few spots in Corsica are widely known – such as Bonifacio, Porto-Vecchio or Calvi, Corsica is also the land of many different beautiful landscapes, places and hotels.
You’re planning a trip to Corsica this Summer and you’re trying to be as ethical and sustainable as possible? niood lists you the 10 best boutique hotels in Corsica:
At the water’s edge or overlooking the Gulf of Ajaccio, the 3 or 4 bedroom residences in the heart of lush nature are an embodiment of “Robinsonnade” and all benefit from an exceptional sea view.
Each Villa has its own character, its own sensitivity, as well as its own atmosphere. The interior of each villa has a unique, atypical design, inspired by the surrounding nature. By juxtaposing the original beams and stone buildings with contemporary and authentic teak-based furniture, the residences retain a unique style that transcends time, in order to feel good “at home.” “
Perched above the historic city of Bonifacio, the stunning suites in this luxury Corsican hotel all enjoy uninterrupted views of the citadel and sea. On the horizon, Sardinia sparkles seductively in the Mediterranean. Breathe in the heady fragrance of the native trees and the myriad flowers that included Southern Corsica’s maquis. In this haven of untouched nature, the days pass serenely and peacefully. The Cala di Greco Hotel is just five minutes from Bonifacio and the first of its many fine sandy beaches: La Tonnara, Piantarella, Sant’Amanza, etc. Venturing a little further, you come to Porto Vecchio and its magnificent Palombaggia, Santa Giulia and Pinarello beaches. From this luxury hotel in Corsica, discover the wild untamed beauty of this incredible region. Marvel at world-renowned sites, including the Sperone Golf Course, the Domaine de Murtoli and the surrounding areas, such as Cavallo Island and the Lavezzi Archipelago.
Located at a stone of Bonifacio marina, the Hotel Version Maquis Citadelle is nestled in a green setting over the famous City of Cliffs, at 10 minutes from Sperone Golf sublime « SOUTH CORSICA », 20 minutes from Porto Vecchio; as well as 25 kms from Figari airport.
You will be immediately undercharmed by the ambience of 5 stars refine decor, where wood & stone mixed lengthen to the lush surroundings countryside.
In 2020, this discreet luxury 5* hotel will be rediscovered in a new light with decor changes, surprises and lots of little touches to always satisfy you even more: a new Restaurant, new Lobby, a new Identity Spa and 8 new rooms!
From the restaurant terrace, the infinity pool overlooks the Citadelle. You can relax in our 20 rooms and 2 Master Suites, furbished with modern and cozy furniture. They all have a panoramic terraces to enjoy quiet and peaceful landscape. For dining, the restaurant will awake your senses with bold and fine cuisine. At your disposal during your stay, the team will surround you to make your stay a unique and unforgettable experience.
Located in Haute-Corse, U Palazzu Serenu, a 17th century palace near Saint Florent, was recently completely restored to its former glory and has been relaunched as Aethos Corsica as part of Aethos Hotels. The palace sits atop the spectacular village of Oletta, one of the most beautiful villages in Corsica, with views sweeping across the entire northern bay of Saint-Florent and its beaches. Aethos Corsica brings charm and tranquility to those wishing to experience understated luxury in an historic natural frame.
Like all of Aethos Hotels, the garden and swimming pool is at the heart of a relaxing stay, and the palace offers up the most stunning experience with its 20 meter lap pool which is perfectly suited to both exercise and relaxation. With expansive views of the surrounding mountains and sea, the pool and gardens offer our guests the perfect place to relax and unwind on the sunbeds whilst also enjoying a cocktail and food from the restaurant.
At Casadelmar, the sea belongs to everyone. A paradise regained, guests come here to recharge their batteries, just like the salamander that appears here and there, a mythical, mischievous creature that can withstand the sun’s rays without burning.
All rooms and suites open out onto magnificent terraces with commanding panoramic views of the bay.
Architect and interior decorator Jean-François Bodin designed the furniture and positioned the beds to face the sea. Light wood, white walls and grey Bateig stone floors create a bright, airy feel that sets the tone for each space, filtered and diffused by softly coloured hangings.
Down a bucolic path lined with cypress trees, welcome to La Signoria, a true paradise at the gates of Calvi. This magnificent 18th century manor is nestled in a green spot between the sea and mountains. In the heart of maquis shrubland, it has all the charm of a family home. A member of the Relais & Châteaux and Cercle des Grandes Maisons Corses networks, La Signoria is a characterful property where the Corsican spirit can be felt at every turn, from its rooms and suites, to its personalised lounges and “casetta” outhouses…
10 minutes from the centre of Calvi and 5 minutes from the sea and the hotel’s private beach, La Signoria is your gateway to discover all the beauty of Corsica and the area of La Balagne.
Perfectly located between Ajaccio and Bonifacio in the region of Propriano-Sartene-Campomoro, the Miramar Corsica, surrounded by a two-acre garden, is only minutes away from the unspoiled sandy beaches and crystal clear waters of Southern Corsica, its charming villages and fishing harbors.
With its unique offer of Rooms with terrasses, Family Penthouse (2/3 bedrooms), Roof top and 5 Bedroom Villa, the Miramar Corsica also presents breathtaking sunset views on the Valinco Gulf, one of the most beautiful bays on the island.
Located only 7 minutes away from the hotel, the fishing harbor of Propriano will keep you entertained. The region is also filled with possibily of excusions and sports activities.
The deep blue sea and the magic of colors on an enchanted island. A dreamlike atmosphere: Hôtel & Spa des Pêcheurs represents beauty and sustainability.
The flagship of the hotel is its refined taste of the restaurant’s dishes that are a combination of the Italian tradition and French nouvelle cuisine. The Beach Bar is the perfect mix of natural elements and casual elegance, the best place to enjoy excellent drinks and cocktails and for great social relations.
Hôtel & Spa des Pêcheurs is the finest and the most exclusive luxury, ensuring the perfect harmony between physical and mental relax.
CASE LATINE is a small boutique hotel perched on the heights of the medieval village of Lama located between Corte, Ile-Rousse and Saint Florent. Built entirely in local stone, it offers several small houses articulated around outdoor swimming pools. Like a village with its alleys, courtyards, staircases and arched passages, it invites you to live a unique and authentic experience in the heart of the Corsican mountain. Its particular layout offers a breathtaking view of the village, the Ostriconi valley which descends to the sea and the surrounding mountain ranges.