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Spiaggia di Biodola

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Address: Biodola, Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
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Great sand, sea and waves - but very crowded

The sand and sea here are great which clearly draw the crowds. This means there's lots of hustle and bustle too.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 September 2016
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Andechs, Germany
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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We were a small group of painters who with the help of our Italian speaking teacher found this place, and absolutely fell in love with the scenery, the food, the food and all. June is a peaceful month and not too hot.

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Andechs, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The sand and sea here are great which clearly draw the crowds. This means there's lots of hustle and bustle too.

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

It's got everything you need - although we were staying at the Biodola hotel and so had use of the private area If you're driving, then arrive early as parking looks to be a challenge

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

We are renting a house for 5 weeks with a view of Biodola beach and it is a GREAT VIEW! My husband swims it everyday and loves it. The sand is not white but is fine nonetheless. There are a lot of that seaweed in the water and washed up on the beach but you can find clear sand areas... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Wonderful beach although a bit more touristy it's mostly very friendly Italians. One excellent Hotel in the neighborhood

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Not far from Portoferraio, this beach has the perfect view for sunsets. It has a few bars and restaurants on the beach. Parking could be a challenge in high season.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Long, sandy beach in a stunning bay. The sand is not white but it's stunning nonetheless. However, it can get crowded in high season.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Treat yourself to a taste of heaven. A must visit. For me to sit with a bottle of wine and watch the people enjoy!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

The beach was simply overcrowded. It is nice, but let's not exagerate. The parking place is almost impossible to find in August. People are coming there by hundred. The reason? Probably because this is one of the rare sandy beaches in this part of the island. Sitll on the south thare are much nicer sandy beaches, easier to access and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Need to be prepared for you visit here! That is get up early or you will have to park way way up the hill! One of the few sandy beaches and the sea is really clear. No speedboats so safe for swimming, fair choice of food especially towards the north end. Beach faces West so lovely sunsets to see too.

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