Best places to stay in Ajaccio and around

Updated on Oct 22, 2019 by Alastair McClymont

Blog > Best places to stay in Ajaccio and around

Wondering where to stay in Ajaccio? Discover some of the finest places to stay in and around the city, a diverse and rewarding location amid the beautiful west coast of Corsica.

For the 2020 holiday season, our superb range of flexible flights with Air Corsica from Stansted Airport to Ajaccio provides a gateway to the stunning west coast of Corsica, presenting myriad holiday opportunities. 

We offer a range of different destinations and accommodation options in the Valinco & the West Coast region, from great hotels close to Ajaccio through to superb villas further south in areas like Olmeto and Propriano.


Exploring Ajaccio and around


Corsica's beautiful and atmospheric capital, famed as the birthplace of Napoleon and a great jump-off point for exploring the dramatic coastline of the Valinco area, Ajaccio is a great place to base your Corsica holiday.

With its narrow streets and varied architecture, as well as the city's striking cathedral, there are many landmarks and sites to discover, while a lovely café culture and many good restaurants will allow you a spot of indulgence during your stay.



A charming and authentic hilltop village enjoying great views down towards the coast and home to some of our most appealing villas and bergeries, Olmeto provides easy access to the coast alongside the benefit of quiet, rural life.

The traditional village life is one of the main attractions within Olmeto, as well as those stunning views, while a small selection of shops and eateries make exploring the charming streets even more rewarding.



A lively and inviting resort providing easy access to everything from blissful beach scenes to an array of eateries, holidaymakers choosing to stay in Porticcio will benefit from all this and more.

With a good range of hotels to choose from, you can expect comfort and indulgence during a stay in Porticcio, enhanced further by some of Corsica's most mesmerising sunsets and the opportunity to try your hand at a range of water sports.



Boasting a vibrant marina dotted with the likes of aromatic restaurants, buzzing bars and lively café terraces, Propriano offers the best of both worlds - a traditional Corsican coastal town with all the offerings of a convenient and rewarding resort.

The resort's coastal location ensures that it's a great choice for those hoping to find a base for a beach holiday, with numerous boat trips departing from Propriano, as well as many water sports opportunities to discover.


Best places to stay in Ajaccio and around

Hôtel Les Mouettes | Ajaccio

A four-star hotel based in an elegant beachside mansion that was built as far back as the 1880s, you'll find plenty of character and authenticity throughout this 27-room hotel. Great facilities also make Hôtel Les Mouettes an appealing prospect, with the likes of a heated swimming pool, outdoor Jacuzzi, private sandy beach and great restaurant all adding to your comfort and indulgence.

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Hôtel Dolce Vita | Ajaccio

A 32-room, 4-star hotel boasting a lovely beachside location around 9km along the coastline from the centre of Ajaccio, Hôtel Dolce Vita benefits from some truly breathtaking sea views, best enjoyed from the refreshing swimming pool. Good facilities are enjoyed in each room, while throughout the rest of the hotel guests can make the most of the likes of an on-site restaurant and a good bar.

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Sofitel Golfe d'Ajaccio Thalassa Sea & Spa | Porticcio

A magnificent 5-star hotel offering a wonderful touch of luxury on Corsica's west coast just to the south of Ajaccio, everything from wonderful coastal vistas, a rejuvenating spa and direct access to a sandy beach make the Sofitel a wonderful option for a hotel stay on the Island of Beauty. In addition to this, the hotel offers some great culinary avenues to keep guests well fed.

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Radisson Blu Resort & Spa | Porticcio

A stylish 4-star hotel set across the Gulf of Ajaccio from Corsica's capital, Radisson Blu Resort & Spa is all about its coastal location, presenting a comfortable and rewarding base from which to experience a beach holiday on the Island of Beauty. Comfortable rooms are another perk, as is the inviting swimming pool with its adjoining bar, and the rewarding on-site restaurant.

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Villa Bumortu | Olmeto

A worthy member of our Premium Collection of villas, Villa Bumortu is a two-bedroom property enjoying majestic views across to the Gulf of Valinco, proving the perfect vantage point for the island's famous sunsets. The light, airy and modern villa does more than affording great views, with its superb outdoor area, complete with swimming pool, proving perfect for al fresco living.

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Bergerie Olivella | Olmeto

Authentic, charming and attractive, Bergerie Olivella was originally a farmhouse dating from the 1850s, and has since been lovingly restored into an idyllic, three-bedroom stone cottage. Enjoying an enviable position on a verdant mountainside, you'll enjoy stunning views alongside the sedateness of your countryside location. Other benefits are the property's inviting swimming pool, attractive interior decoration and a fantastic terrace space.

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Villa Yukka | Propriano

A new addition to our programme in 2019, Villa Yukka is a three-bedroom villa located just outside Propriano and surrounded by verdant Mediterranean vegetation. A great choice for families, the property enjoys a spacious open-plan interior, as well as numerous outdoor terraces where you can enjoy an evening drink or meal. The pool area is likely to form the focal point of the villa, where the whole family can choose to relax on a sunlounger or splash around in the water.

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You can find out more about the variety of holidays on offer across Corsica via our dedicated Holiday Ideas page.


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