Porto-Vecchio is one of the main tourist destination of Southern Corsica for its beautiful beaches (Palombaggia, Santa-Giulia, Rondinara, St Cyprien are the most renowned), and for its location nestled between sea and moutains.

Take advantage of your stay at Le Balamina Aparthotel to visit the iconic tourist sites of South Corsica, like the famous Aiguilles de Bavella, the spectacular cliffs of Bonifacio and the majestic Lion de Rocapina rock formation.

Hike on the coastal paths to discover our Genoese towers…

And of course, sample the region’s rich gastronomy and many restaurants, famous for offering a top culinary experience at the heart of our Corsican culture.

The City of Porto-Vecchio

The Citadel of Porto-Vecchio, located 2 km from LE BALAMINA, was built by Genoese inhabitants in the 16th Century.

The city is full of ramparts and bastions, alleyways lined with fashion boutiques, lounge bars, ice cream parlours and restaurants open until midnight during the summer season. Beneath the ramparts, you will find a marina with beautiful yachts and a range of vibrant bars, clubs and restaurants.

The quay is also a very pleasant place for a stroll. If you are planning to visit the city, ask us for anything you need. We’ll take care of the rest


Beaches of Porto-Vecchio

The closest beaches to LE BALAMINA are Cala Verde, Marina di Fiori and Stagnoli, just 2 kilometres away. Palombaggia, 12 kilometres away, is the most beautiful beach on the “Isle of Beauty”. Its white sands and turquoise water lie opposite the Cerbicale Islands, classified as a natural reserve. If you don’t have your own means of transport, we can organise a swimming trip.


Hiking in Porto-Vecchio

The west façade of LE BALAMINA faces Ospedale, a mountain village perched at 900 metres, only 30 minutes away. Located in the heart of a 733-hectare national forest of Laraccio pines and beeches, this idyllic setting is the green lung of Porto-Vecchio and the home of Prosper Mérimée. This area is great for hiking, canyoning, mountain biking and bungee jumping. In need of a breath of fresh air? We can organise a walk.


Golfs of Porto-Vecchio

SPERONE golf course is considered to be one of the most beautiful in the world and located in Bonifacio, 33 kilometres away. This 18-hole course was designed in 1987 by the undisputed master of golf architects, Robert Trent Jones Senior. MURTOLI is a 12-hole golf course located 42 kilometres away, and boasts views of the mountain on one side and the ocean on the other. This gem, designed by Kyle Phillips, offers the chance to play in a tournament. Fancy a game on this unique site? Let us take care of it!