Hôtel Acquale


Calvi & la Balagne  |  Calvi Town

44 rooms - Sleeping 2-4

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Set in the heart of town, just a stone's throw from Quai Landry and the beautiful beach of Calvi, Hotel Acquale is a relaxed base from which to explore la Balagne.

Boasting a great location on the hillside just above the town, and just a short stroll away from the little streets and harbourside of Calvi, Acquale is perfect for a balanced break of sandy strolls and Corsican culture. 

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With a heated swimming pool and sun bathing area, enjoying gorgeous vistas across the citadel, on-site gym and a pleasant lounge bar, this hotel has been wonderfully transformed by its friendly owners. The real jewel here is the roof top bar with its unrivalled views across Calvi and the bay.

The hotel offers spacious and comfortable accommodation, with a choice of room categories, all varying in size and position within the hotel – so it may be worth upgrading if you’re looking for a larger room or a higher floor to make the most of the views.

Enjoy your buffet breakfast in the bar/lounge or in the morning sunshine by the pool area and take in the stunning backdrop of the citadel. Hôtel Acquale’s convenient location makes venturing out into Calvi to discover its little shops, eateries and beautiful beach very easy.

Official local hotel rating: 4 star



Good to know

  • No local charges to pay as the Taxe de Séjour is included in the price of your holiday

  • Pool / beach towels are provided

  • Due to the hillside position, this hotel is not suitable for guests with walking difficulties

  • The roof top bar is a must

  • 10-minute walk to the train station



Facilities in hotel

Heated swimming pool, lounge bar, roof top lounge bar (open June-September), breakfast room, gym, lift, Wi-Fi, free underground parking, SPA with Jacuzzi, sauna, ice shower, electric vehicle charging point.

Facilities in room

En-suite shower room and wc, television, telephone, minibar, coffee machine, safe, bath robes, hairdryer, air-conditioning, furnished balcony or terrace.


  • Beach: Calvi 450m
  • Restaurants: 100m
  • Shops: 100m
  • Main Town: In Calvi
  • Airports: Calvi 6km, Bastia 95km

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Rooms at Hôtel Acquale

Classic Room

From £1,131pp

Sleeps up to 2 


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Ground Floor Garden Room

From £1,155pp

Sleeps up to 4 (2 adults)


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Superior Room

From £1,199pp

Sleeps up to 3 (2 adults)


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Deluxe Room

From £1,267pp

Sleeps up to 2 


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Junior Suite Citadel View

From £1,409pp

Sleeps up to 4 (2 adults)


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Junior Suite Sea View

From £1,453pp

Sleeps up to 4 (2 adults)


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Jacuzzi Suite Prestige

From £1,700pp

Sleeps up to 4 (2 adults)


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About the Local Area


Calvi's social life focuses on the many restaurants and cafés of the Quai Landry which is a large seafront walkway that links the marina and the port effortlessly. To get the best possible feel of the town, this is the place to be! A walk up through the narrow passageways off Quai Landry will take you to rue Clémenceau where you will find an array of restaurants and souvenir shops plenty. Further walking will present the Ste-Marie-Majeure, built in 1774 and from this a flight of steps will introduce you to the modern high street which is the point of entry to the wonderful citadel.

Wherever you are in Calvi, you will never be short of inspiration for a bite to eat. The marina offers a host of seafood options, the more inland streets present pizzerias and Corsican restaurants and of course the cafés complete the variety.


Calvi's main beach
Calvi's beach is a huge sweeping crescent of white sand fringed by woods of planted maritime pines and it has something for everyone: it is patrolled by lifeguards in the summer and has a gentle shelving gradient that is perfect for all ages, including toddlers. It boasts a fine array of restaurants and cafés nearby - some of which serve directly onto the beach whilst you bask on your sunlounger; not to mention a diverse range of water sports activities for the more energetic.

Pointe de la Revellata
At this headland, just three kilometres west of Calvi Citadel, there is a sandy beach and tiny coves which can only be reached on foot or bike. A great, more secluded alternative to the town beach that gives an idea of the wilder coastline to be explored on the west coast of Corsica.

Ste Restitude
A picturesque and secluded beach that can be reached by train or by a two hour walk along the coast. Backed by macchia and pine trees, swimming conditions are perfect at Ste Restitude with soft sand and clear water. There is a restaurant serving refreshments but little else.


Calvi on the Rocks
This festival held in July is a youthful music and arts festival with a mix of electronic music and digital art and includes a concert each night in the citadel.

Rencontres Polyphoniques de Calvi
Polyphonic singing is at the heart of Corsican culture and musicians from around the world perform in the citadel at this event.

Fiera di San Petru
Held in Lumio in mid July, this is a village festival with exhibitions celebrating stone-masonry and stone-related crafts made in the village from iron ore mined on Cap Corse.

Foire de l'Alivu in Montegrosso
Around 10,000 visitors honour the olive in July, in a delightful olive grove setting with exhibitions demonstrating olive production over the years and artisans selling refreshments and local produce. 

Foire de l'Amandier in Aregno
Held in the Balagne village of Aregno every August, the Foire de l’Amandier includes tastings, painting exhibitions, events for children and cooking contests all based around the almond and its trees.



Calvi has so much to see and do, there is something to suit everyone!

Calvi Citadel
If you don’t mind the climb to the top through the cobbled streets and narrow alleyways, then a visit to the citadel is a must during your holiday. From here, the views across the bay to the mountains are magnificent.

Music Lovers
For energetic music lovers, walk up to Notre Dame de la Serra to listen to the violinist playing in the chapel. At 216m above Calvi, you will also be rewarded with fabulous views across the bay below and don’t forget to take water, a hat and sun cream.

Each week held at the Cathédrale Saint Jean-Baptiste, which stands at the highest point of the Citadel you can experience Corsican Polyphonic singing with the concerts of “Chansons polyphoniques”.

Water sports, Jet-ski & Boat Rental
There are a number of places in Calvi where you are able to participate in ‘on the water’ activities. Waterskiing, motorboats of all sizes, parascending and jet-ski hire to name but a few, plus English speaking instructors are available for windsurfing, sailing and kitesurfing. All these activities are bookable in advance through local companies.

Train Journeys
Taking a train journey is a delightful and different way to experience the varied and wonderful landscapes of Corsica.

Calvi – L’lle Rousse
This regular service allows you to explore the coastline to the east of Calvi, stopping at all of the beaches en route. The line built in the 1880s and 1890s hugging the coast is undoubtedly one of the worlds most scenic railways. The journey takes approx 50 minutes, and depending on the time of year travelling, there are between five and 10 return journeys a day.

Balagne villages
Take a coach trip for half a day around the old Balagne villages, or take a full day to travel a little further afield. Perched high above the sea, the fortress villages of the Haute-Balagne offer dramatic mountains landscapes and spectacular views over the coastline. Stop en route to sample the local produce or visit one of the workshops along the craft trail "Strada di l'Artigiani".

Bonifato forest
Explore the Bonifato forest, a spectacular pine forest with hidden rock pools and stunning views over Calvi bay with walks of varying difficulties.