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Address: Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Italy

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Clear water and good buffet restaurant

As mentioned in the title to this review, there is clear water and a good buffet restaurant. When we went we found pay parking but not free parking. Umbrellas take up most of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 August 2015
Dereham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Have been visiting this beach for well over 10 years, but NEVER in summer when at 7 in the morning the few free parking places have already been taken [I refuse to pay for parking on Elba, against my principles, Ha!]]. Up until May or from mid September onwards is the best period to be here. Badenmeister Sauro is the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

I've seen many of Elba beaches - this one is probably most beautiful. I'm afraid in summer, due to this, it may be too popular, but in September its heaven. If you don't like sand, you can go down from the road to the east side of the bay and bath from the stones, it is also good there:)

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Fetovaia is beautiful, on the good days (make sure the wind comes from the north when you go) the water looks like a swimming pool, so clear!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

no parking available or 16€ for a whole day. no space for free beach or not enough for the quantity of people who want to come there. If you want to have something to eat, or only an ice cream you need to line like in a bar at railway station.

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Dereham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

As mentioned in the title to this review, there is clear water and a good buffet restaurant. When we went we found pay parking but not free parking. Umbrellas take up most of the beach, the free beach is just squeezed in the corners

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Narrow road down to main prking is making it a bit ahrd to reach. Free parking for just couple of cars at the end of the road is waiting for you if you have luck. Anyway many private parkings are available. Beach if medium large with clean water and placed protected from open sea. If you visit Elba you should... More 

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Munich, Bayern, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

Fetovaia is titled one of the nicest beaches in Western Elba. We expected a native beach but it is very touristic and with beach loungers + sun umbrellas too rent. Almost no place for free beach access. We rented a pedalo for one hour to escape from the crowds. Water close to the beach was not clear, but some 10... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

Lovely calm beach when the wind is right, otherwise head to the other side of the island. A few basic light eateries here.

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

This stunning island was a short stop for us on our world trip. Well, we wish we could have stayed longer. The beach is stunning, the bay is stunning, the water is breathtaking. We came here early because we wanted to enjoy the emerald waters and the relative peace you get in early spring. Last year we were there in... More 

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Florence, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2014

All the extreme west coast of the Elba Island is scenically valuable for the smooth white granite rocks that characterize it. In Fetovaia the intrusion (in remote geological times) of rocks of another kind has generated a pretty bay, particularly appreciable when the sea is rough, because the shelter offered against the waves. Of course, even a heavenly place like... More 

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