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Le Maquis

  • Where:
  • Why:Beach chillin'
  • When:Late June
  • Who:Me and my Russian.
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Le Maquis The hotel’s private beach...and all to ourselves.

The hotel’s private beach...and all to ourselves.

Le Maquis Pirate ship? Nautically themed reception desk.

Pirate ship? Nautically themed reception desk.

Le Maquis Choppy waters and gorgeous horticulture.

Choppy waters and gorgeous horticulture.

Le Maquis My favorite antique in the room.

My favorite antique in the room.

Le Maquis Our amazing room...check out the headboard!

Our amazing room...check out the headboard!

Le Maquis The “view” (aka the garden of eden) from the bathtub.

The “view” (aka the garden of eden) from the bathtub.

Le Maquis Delicious Clarins products + their own hairbrush!

Delicious Clarins products + their own hairbrush!

Le Maquis They come bearing gifts: fresh French fruits.

They come bearing gifts: fresh French fruits.

Le Maquis Happy hour has arrived!

Happy hour has arrived!

Le Maquis Swimming pool overlooking the Bay of Ajaccio.

Swimming pool overlooking the Bay of Ajaccio.

Le Maquis The unassuming entrance.

The unassuming entrance.

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.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 43/50

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.

  • Health & Wellness

    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.

  • 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.

  • Tel.

    http://www.lemaquis.com

Rent a moped and drive to Isolella beach

Rent a moped and drive to Isolella beach

isolella corsica

Take a boat out for the day

Take a boat out for the day

Unnamed Road, 20169 Bonifacio, France

Le Maquis

Le Maquis

BP 94 Hameaux du Soleil, Porticcio, France

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