U Farniente, a luxury campsite in Bonifacio
Camping U Farniente and its aptly named rental village 'Pertamina' are less than 15 minutes from Bonifacio by car, in the South of Corsica. Nestled on the green heights of the city, this 4-star campsite is without a doubt one of the most beautiful outdoor holiday resorts on the Beauty Island (nickname of Corsica)...
A campsite with an evocative name
U Farniente. What better name could be given to this 4-star Corsican campsite, on which lies the Pertamina Village, a rental village sharing with U Farniente the quality facilities and the varied and various activities.
It is yes indeed in a paradisiacal scenery, oasis of greenery and colours, in the heart of the Corsican scrubland overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and the Strait of Bonifacio that this temple of idleness, rest and relaxation welcomes its guests.
On campsite U Farniente, there's the possibility to install a tent, caravan or camper in the middle of oleanders and ancient olive trees, on pleasantly shaded pitches with an average surface of about 80 m² and separated from each other by hedges and dry stone walls. Each plot is equipped with an electric supply and offers a parking place for the car.
Although this campsite features a lot of rentals, the vast majority of these have been installed in the Pertamina village, directly related to U Farniente. These rentals consist of modern and well-equipped mobile homes, chalets and huts, as well as a few apartments and concrete villas.
Harmoniously integrated into the surrounding nature, these comfortable rentals are perfectly adapted to the needs of tourists, with for example free access to the WiFi network of the establishment...
A water paradise
Settled in the shade of the olive trees and oleanders that dot the area, numerous leisure and sports facilities await the tourists. They can in fact enjoy a multi sports ground, tennis courts, a jeu-de-boules court, and a bodybuilding and fitness room to indulge in physical activities: tournaments of volleyball, basketball, beach soccer and table tennis, aerobics and madison sessions, and... aquagym lessons in the pool.
In fact, between the campsite U Farniente and the Pertamina village lies an oasis of freshness. It is in this water park, consisting of two pools in graduated terraces, with their artificial beaches, a bar lounge, a water slide and a whirlpool, that the delighted residents can indulge in swimming and in relaxing on the available sun loungers.
And even if this outdoor establishment is considered a true temple of relaxation, conviviality and well-being, it is also appreciated because it is possible to enjoy the holiday in complete peace and security, without always having to take the car. Thus, for shopping, there's the grocery store of the property, exposing many culinary Corsican specialities. A regional cuisine that residents can also enjoy when they go to the restaurant of U Farniente, its menu also includes a wide selection of salads, grills and pizza...
Bonifacio and the South of Corsica
Whether they sleep on the camping of U Farniente or reside in one of the rentals of the Pertamina Village, the residents can enjoy a perfect enviable geographic location, these two establishments are indeed only some 6.6 km from the city centre of Bonifacio.
This city of barely 3,000 inhabitants counts as one of the jewels of the Beauty Island. Partly built on the top of cliffs plunging vertically into the Mediterranean, Bonifacio also boasts a pretty Marina and a beautiful Citadel. Note that a monumental staircase, known as the staircase of the King of Aragon, has been dug in the cliffs and the 187 steps allow to reach a potable water source and a cave located almost at sea level.
The southern tip of Corsica boasts many assets to attract tourists. Thus, by taking the boat from the port of Bonifacio, it is possible to discover the Lavezzi Islands and the Strait of Bonifacio, an archipelago of about 200 acres of emerging land, considered one of the most beautiful sites of the Mediterranean Sea, but also one of the most dangerous for navigation...
Along the coast from Bonifacio to Porto Vecchio, third largest city in Corsica behind Ajaccio and Bastia, at 23 kilometres from the campsite U Farniente, tourists also have the opportunity to join some of the most beautiful beaches of the Beauty Island: Palombaggia, Santa Giulia, Rondinara, Maora, etc. So many heavenly sounding names!