Cupabia Beach: A Hidden Gem in Serra-di-Ferro, Corsica

Nestled in a secluded cove just 300 meters as the crow flies from the village of Serra-di-Ferro, Cupabia Beach is a pristine natural wonder that offers visitors a truly unspoiled Corsican experience. This hidden paradise, while challenging to access, rewards those who make the journey with breathtaking views and tranquil surroundings.

Location and Access. Cupabia Beach is located in the southern part of Corsica, near Porto-Pollo and Coti-Chiavari. Despite its proximity to Serra-di-Ferro, reaching the beach requires some effort: a 30-minute walk on foot, a 10-minute drive by car. The limited parking spaces near the beach add to its secluded nature, ensuring that it remains relatively uncrowded even during peak seasons.

Natural Beauty. What sets Cupabia Beach apart is its untouched, wild character. Visitors are greeted by a stunning panorama that includes: a pristine sandy beach, crystal-clear Mediterranean waters, rugged mountains, lush forests. The only man-made structure visible from the beach is the distant Capanella Tower, a remnant from the time when Corsica was under Genoese rule. This historical landmark adds a touch of intrigue to the already captivating landscape.

Beach Features. Cupabia Beach offers more than just scenic beauty: gentle slope into the water, making it ideal for swimming, several hundred meters of sandy shoreline, small dunes on the sides of the beach, secluded coves for those seeking extra privacy

Best Times to Visit. The beach is accessible year-round, but the summer months offer the best weather for swimming and sunbathing. However, visiting during the shoulder seasons can provide a more serene experience with fewer visitors.Cupabia Beach is a testament to Corsica’s natural beauty, offering visitors a chance to escape the crowds and immerse themselves in an unspoiled Mediterranean paradise. Its challenging access only adds to its allure, making it a must-visit destination for those seeking an authentic Corsican beach experience.

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