Why stay at a résidence?

Updated on Apr 27, 2021 by Hayley Smith

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If you are craving a 'home away from home' holiday, a Corsica résidence could be exactly what you're looking for. We explore some of the benefits of choosing a résidence when visiting Corsica.

Résidences are self-catering mini villas or apartments that share facilities within a complex, and come with plenty of benefits. Here we explore some of these benefits and why staying in a résidence is the perfect way to holiday in Corsica.


1. Affordable privacy

Whilst staying in a private villa comes with many benefits, this can be a slightly more expensive way of holidaying in Corsica, especially if there is only two of you.

If you like the idea of access to a pool, personal space for al fresco dining or basking in the sunshine with a good book, staying at a résidence allows you to take advantage of these benefits, at a more affordable cost.

A great example of affordable privacy is Maisons Bervily.

Maisons Bervily is made up of six attractive terraced properties and two apartments, situated in a large mature garden just a 10-minute walk from Calvi.

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2. Time to truly relax

A résidence usually comes with many facilities for you to enjoy during your holiday. As the mini villas or apartments are part of a complex, you can enjoy the facilities without the worry of maintaining them. Also, usually being located closer to resort means you don’t have far to go if you want to explore the local area, its main attractions and beaches.

An example of a great place to relax on holiday is Casa Legna.

Casa Legna is a group of affordable mini-villas enjoying a unique identity and fine location close to Algajola.

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3. The perfect base

The beauty of staying in a résidence is that it provides the perfect base to explore the island of Corsica. Free to come and go as you please, without dining and bar opening time restrictions, you can take advantage of driving round the island and visiting all the sites, laying by the pool with a home-made cocktail or simply reading a book on the local beach, all in the comfort of knowing you can come ‘home’ to relax at the end of the day.

An example of a perfect base to see the island is Santa Giulia Palace.

Beautiful Santa Giulia Palace is just a short distance from the fabulous the beach, with its lovely views, silver sand and clear turquoise water.

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4.  A sociable holiday

Hiring a private villa tends to offer a quieter and more secluded holiday, usually a few miles outside of a resort. The beauty of staying in a résidence during your visit to Corsica is that you are surrounded by fellow holidaymakers, making for a much more sociable environment.

If it's a more vibrant environment you are looking for, Salina Bay is a great choice.

Salina Bay is a modern résidence situated close to harbour and the citadel, with a large pool area.

Find out more here.

If you think a residence is the ideal base for your Corsica holiday, browse our full selection of résidences today.


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