Where to the most beautiful beaches of Corsica west coast: 3 destinations

Corsica west coast beaches


There are several itineraries to discover the beaches of Corsica. Will your holiday be on the west coast of the island of beauty? In this case, here you have the best destinations to spend your holiday comfortably lying on sandy shores while enjoying the sun and the sea.


1. Propriano

The first destination is near Bonifacio. The gulf of Propriano is, literally, a succession of small white sand strands. The water is shallow and there are few services available. These are the ten best beaches of the gulf of Propriano:

  • Taravo
  • Baracci
  • Capu Laurozu
  • Portigliolo
  • Campomoro
  • Tizzano
  • Porto Pollo
  • Propriano

All these beaches are very easy to reach.


2. Ajaccio

Ajaccio is not only the main city of the island of beauty. It’s also a place where to find some dreamy beaches and spend a vacation dedicated solely to relaxation. Beaches, in particular, such as these three:

  • Marinella. White sand, crystal clear sea, green nature: according to many, this can be considered “the perfect beach”.
  • Saint-François. It is situated in front of the citadel of Ajaccio. It is the best solution if you are looking for a beautiful easy-to-reach beach with several services.
  • Isolella. A small and cosy beach near Ajaccio: it’s a white sand half-moon touched by a turquoise sea.


3. Porto

It’s the coastal hamlet of Ota municipality, in the north part of the west coast. It’s a famous and picturesque seaside resort town. Also in this case, it’s recommended to spend a relaxing holiday.


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