Activities in south Corsica
“A mountain in the sea” sums up the tormented relief of Corsica. It can reasonably be described as wild and vigorous, with slopes, ridges, rivers and gorges. By the sea or in the mountains, there are many activities that you can enjoy near Le Goéland and Porto-Vecchio.
Immersing yourself in the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean, swimming with fish, is an unforgettable experience and a great way to get to know our natural marine environment. Whether you are a beginner, experienced diver or a child, our professional partners will take you to safely to discover our most beautiful seabed. They offer dives adapted to all levels, in a preserved ecosystem where you will discover new sensations.
If you do not have your own equipment, the diving clubs can provide all the equipment and adapt their trips according to your level. On the programme : first dives to a remarkable wreck, discovery trips in the nature reserve or exploration. You will feel like you are in an aquarium.
Along our coasts in the far south, it is possible to practice almost any water sports. Depending on the area and the wind, you can choose windsurfing, sea kayaking, stand-up paddle, kite-surfing, parachuting or sailing. Motor sport enthusiasts will opt for water-skiing, jet-skiing, flyboarding…
Near Porto-Vecchio, many clubs dot the coastline in summer. You can try a host of water sports activities that will make you discover magnificent spots, heavenly coves and small wild beaches lined with scrubland.
Discovering Corsica by sea is an essential experience if you have a sea legs. You can choose a day trip by sea with many mini-cruise companies are present in the port of Porto-Vecchio offering boat trips along the coast to the south, to Bonifacio and the Lavezzi Islands.
Licence holders will be able to rent their boats directly from our private pontoon and discover secret coves and beaches that are inaccessible on foot. From the sea, it is another vision of our island that enchants with its incredible colours, mixing sea, scrubland, porphyry rocks and granite.
Canyoning in the heart of nature
Our beautiful region of Alta Rocca is full of treasures that are invisible to the uninitiated. With many rivers crossing the area, you will encounter a multitude of canyons as you can walk from crystal pool to crystal pool, transparent water and a breathtaking mineral landscape.
Canyoning is a fabulous opportunity to discover a natural and preserved setting. It is an activity that requires professional supervision. A qualified state guide will be able to put you in confidence and share his passion with you. He will take you for a moment of relaxation and freshness to some remarkable sites: the most beautiful canyons in the heart of nature in southern Corsica.
What a great idea Stéphane Rogliano, a botanist passionate about aromatic plants, had an inspiring idea, to organize guided walks take us on a walk through the scrubland. Here all your senses will be on alert. As you discover the scents of the maquis, your olfactory senses will be filled with Myrtle, Cyst, Immortal, Thyme, and your eyes with breathtaking landscapes.
With a surprising approach to our natural heritage, Stéphane immerses us in the world of plants, explains its secret language and its “aromatherapy” and cosmetic riches. He will let you into the secret of the benefits of herbal teas and infusions, delicately composed of wild Corsican plants.
Yoga classes face to the sea
What could be better than to gently prolong your awakening, barefoot on the hotel’s lawn, which blends into the sea. Let go, take advantage of moments of relaxation to take stock of yourself, your body and your energy. Breathe…
Karin Schuller, Hatha Yoga, offers you a relaxing session in an exceptional setting, facing the sea. Karin teaches her courses in small groups but also individually. So holiday, relaxation and self-care can be combined for a total disconnection, in the idyllic atmosphere of the Casa Santini gardens.