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Gorgeous beach

This is a vast expanse of sand close to a shallow and clean part of the sea. On the left, as you... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
202Elizabeth
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Torquay, United Kingdom
Great views of Calvi bay

Charming and calm beach in early morning. Easy access from main road Calvi-Lumio. Sandy beach with... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
tiasix
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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24 Sep 2018
“Gorgeous beach”
4 Aug 2018
“Great views of Calvi bay”
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Plage de l'Arinella, Lumio, 20260 Lumio, Calvi, Corsica, France
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

This is a vast expanse of sand close to a shallow and clean part of the sea. On the left, as you look out to sea, there are cafes that seem to now have rights over parts of the beach and you can pay for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 202Elizabeth
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Charming and calm beach in early morning. Easy access from main road Calvi-Lumio. Sandy beach with big rocks, great for sunbathing. Free Parking next to the beach. Pricey restaurant, small beer (0.25) 5,5€.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tiasix
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

It was a windy day, so probably not the best beach weather. The beach at Calvi was more protected. There is a restaurant right on the beach which would be great to go to. Not too many people but with such a small area it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Les_Landau
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

With a long stretch of sand to stroll along and crystal clear water this is a great place to relax. Lots of places beachside to eat and drink. Great views of calvi old town.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Charming little beach - easily accessible by car or bike, or even by taking the train and walking. The beach gets very crowded in high season, but it remains OK. The water is safe for swimming. watch out for the cost of refreshments, the only...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank kissthesunsetpig
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Lovely and quaint holiday town. Would recomend Lots of places to eat Music entertainment when we were there which was good Lots to see

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jozy66
Reviewed 25 August 2016

A large beach with lots of space and play activity area for children. Not rocky like Bastia but sand is softer as you go more south to La Marana

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Snarce
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely quiet beach overlooking bay and also good view of sea. Lovely small cafe on beach with cheap drinks and snacks. Cheap prices for sunbeds which was very comfy and umbrellas came with them. Lovely clear sea and could go for a while before it...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

The resorts are lovely and worth a visit, although beaches are less manicured, they are delightful and access to sea is easy.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Julie M
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Nice white sand beach with easy access and few restaurants renting mattresses and umbrellas for around €15. There a nice wooden walkway along the beach. Parking is quite convenient. The beach is very clean and the water quite shallow for easy sea access. Protected in...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Response from Kevin D | Reviewed this property |
To get to this beach from the centre of Bastia, take the N193 south (road of the seafront), then turn left in Arinella. The beach is indicated; there are several car parks. In summer, one can also take the free bus to the... More
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