In addition to sun and sand, Corsica is famed for its challenging mountain hikes, historical sites and some of the best cuisine in the Mediterranean. It really offers something for everyone, and the same can be said of our villas. With everything from modern pools to private chefs, our selection of luxury villas in Corsica are hand-picked to help you make the most of your stay. All are ideally located, close to the most beautiful parts of this venerable island but far away from the noise and the crowds.
Dotted with fishing villages, sheltered inlets and pretty coves, Corsica’s 1,000km coastline begs to be explored. Larger tourist beaches also accommodate families, while remaining impressively clean. As you’ll discover, the crystal waters lapping Corsica’s shores could rival any in the Caribbean. But don’t take our word for it – explore the island for yourself. On warm summer days, windsurfing, kite surfing and wake boarding are popular pastimes.
It’s not just sea and sand that attract visitors to this dazzling island. Corsica’s many coastal paths make for lazy gentle walks, while inland mountains offer more strenuous hiking for those who prefer a challenge. Then, of course, there’s fine Mediterranean dining and Corsica’s sprawling vineyards. Sample some excellent vintages on a winery tour and perhaps you can grab a bottle or two to enjoy back at your villa, just in time for sunset.
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The official currency is the Euro (€). Coins are available in 1 cent, 2 cent, 5 cent, 10 cent, 20 cent, 50, cent , €1 & €2 denominations. Notes are available in €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500 denominations.
Travellers cheques are widely accepted for exchange or purchase in major cities, but in more rural areas, visit a bank to exchange them for Euros. Major credit cards are widely accepted here (though a limited number of merchants have American Express accounts) and ATM access is widespread. Exchange currency only at authorized outlets such as banks and hotels, and exchange only what you think you will spend in-country. Coins cannot be reconverted on departure. Save all receipts from any currency exchange transaction. You may be asked to produce them when you exit the country, and they are required if you intend to reconvert local currency.
Tips in restaurants are usually added on at 10/15 % of the bill.