Nadine Moezinia

Le Maquis

Porticcio

by: Nadine Moezinia

  • Why

    Beach chillin'

  • When

    Late June

  • Who

    Me and my Russian.

Highs + Lows

  • Amazing views across the coast.

  • Attentive and discreet service; everyone is friendly, knowledgeable and helpful.

  • Hotel boasts “L’Arbousier”- probably the best restaurant on the west coast.

  • They could have promoted the outlets and activities better - I didn’t know there was a tennis court until we were checking out.

: 43/50
  • Design

  • Website

  • Life Changing

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Overall Value

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Stealable Stuff

  • Refer a Friend

Important Bits

  • Type

    Understated Corsican luxury hotel.

  • Vibe

    Old school Corsica meets the seaside.

  • Location

    A 20 minute drive from Ajaccio, Napoleon’s birthplace, on the Corsican coastline.

  • Rooms

    18 rooms and 7 suites.

  • Music

    Nothing noticeable.

  • Year Opened

    1949

  • Designed By

    The hotel has been designed by many people over the years, most notably Mr Grateau who also designed Bridget Bardot's home in Saint-Tropez.

  • Pool/Gym

    Beautiful pool and you can hire a yoga instructor or personal trainer for a sunrise or sunset workout in the outdoor pavilion.

  • Restaurant

    Formal restaurant specializing in seafood and typical Corsican fare called “L’Arbousier.” One of the best restaurants on the West Coast of Corsica.

  • Bar

    Yes, Moet is served daily at sunset.

  • Minibar

    Water, champagne, salted nuts - the usual.

  • Wifi

    Free WiFi throughout and most importantly, on the beach.

  • Children

    Leave them at home - no supervision poolside or on the beach.

  • Price

    Moderate to expensive luxury – the penthouse suite is totally worth it for the bathroom and balcony.

In the Area

Perfectly blue water and flour-like sand.

Rent a moped and drive to Isolella beach

isolella corsica

Perfectly blue water and flour-like sand.

Explore the beaches of West Corsica that can only be accessed by sea.

Take a boat out for the day

Unnamed Road, 20169 Bonifacio, France

Explore the beaches of West Corsica that can only be accessed by sea.

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Le Maquis

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