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Located south east of Corsica, near Bonifacio, Porto-Vecchio is a charming little town on the sides of the cliffs of the island of beauty. Between sea and mountains, this little corner of paradise is the 3rd most populated city of Corsica, with 12 000 inhabitants. Porto Vecchio is the first tourist destination of the island of beauty, thanks to its beautiful landscapes and unspoiled nature. The city offers typical scenes of Corsican architecture, and all you need to enjoy your stay: bars, restaurants, hotels. You will not miss a thing in Porto Vecchio, which has become a main destination for yacht charters in Corsica.
Outside the city, you will find breath-taking beaches like Palombaggia and Santa Giulia, ideal for your nautical activities, snorkel trips, or simply to lay down and rest. The mountain reefs offer beautiful walks for the braves, who will enjoy stunning views of the city as well as on the Corsican coast.
Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea directly, it can be used as a starting point for a getaway on one of the many boats available there. You can make multiple stops around the island and discover the magnificence of the Corsican landscapes. Visit the city of Ajaccio, Saint Florent, Bastia and Calvi.
Ideally equipped, this harbour has a latest-generation wastewater recycling system, ranking it among France's most environmentally friendly harbours. Recently renovated, the docks of the harbour offer cozy walks, on foot or bicycle rides.
Near Porto-Vecchio, you will find the most beautiful beaches of the Island of Beauty. Santa Guilia, and it's beautiful bay with fine sand and shallow waters is ideal if you want to swim safely with your children. The Acciaju and Tamarucciu beaches are also part of the most secure beaches of the island and offer transparent water worthy of the most stunning beaches of the Caribbean. The famous Palombaggia beach is perfect if you are looking for more lively beaches and proximity with the shops. You can rent all the nautical equipment you need to enjoy your favourite nautical activity (water skiing, windsurfing, stand up paddle etc). Finally, the Caratoggio beach will offer you nature and tranquillity, however accessing it is difficult. You can opt for a hike to the beach or get there by boat. Nearby, you'll also be able to sail to Propriano.
Apart from the many beaches and seascapes, Porto-Vecchio also offers many landscapes as well as many mountain activities. Climbing, hiking, canyoning, rafting. This destination is packed with amusements all adding up the fun for a great moment.
The cost of renting a boat in Porto Vecchio fluctuates according to the season. Typically, in Corsica the high season runs from June to August, however the weather is perfect for sailing from April to October. If you are planning to rent a boat expect to pay around 100€/day for a sailboat and around 300€/day for a catamaran.
Moreover, there are plenty of opportunities if you rather rent a motorboat. There is a huge selection of boats available in a wide price range. Plan your activities in advance to find a perfect boat for your holiday!
If you are in Porto Vecchio and planning a boat rental, keep in mind the regulations regarding the need of a license. There is no need for a license to rent a sailboat. However, you need to have a coastal license to rent a motorboat if the power is more than 6 horsepower.
Don’t worry if you don’t have a license or don’t feel confident driving a boat, as there is an option to rent a boat with a skipper. In that case, you can just sit back and relax.