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Nice beach, ideal for families with young children

At the far end of this beach there is sand in the sea, ideal for children to play. The beach is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
g75_p
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Newbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
Really nice beach close to town

We spent a day on this beach on recent trip to Elba. Water was very nice, very quiet beach with... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Chris L
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the far end of this beach there is sand in the sea, ideal for children to play. The beach is also not too crowded. It's also a great place for snorkeling! Parking is free for up to 3 hours.

1  Thank g75_p
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful clear water and unspoilt beach with a tiny Marina. Picturesque.. Deserted in winter so absolutely lovely

1  Thank wittikitti
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We spent a day on this beach on recent trip to Elba. Water was very nice, very quiet beach with sense of community. Being very close to the town with restaurants and bars for lunch and after was a big plus.

1  Thank Chris L
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Originally we havr planned just pass through and not to stop by but finally we spent there all day and it was really cool family day - kids were maybe a little bit more excited than adults but who cares :-) beach is clean and...More

Thank TomSv
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Not too crowded and very well equipped with shower. The water is clear and one can see fishes . We loved it !

1  Thank HKG T
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Not so clean beach, but a lot of space, perfect view. A lot of stones there, wear shoes to go to swim

1  Thank Alina P
Reviewed 23 October 2016

At the north eastern end of Elba, easily accessable by road and a short path lies this beach of sand pebbles and huge vulcanic rocks. We were almost completely alone, just an Italian couple who only moved their sunbeds to catch the warming rays of...More

2  Thank LUNHEIM A
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Cavo is a small and very nice isolated village on Elba island. The main beach is wide enough to welcome many people. You should find a place! It's a mix of private and public parts. Very nice if you want to swim. The depth of...More

Thank ChuckM1976
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Visited Elba for a few days and stayed in Portoferraio. Decided to take a bus trip to Cavo which took nearly 90 mins but well worth the visit to see more of this lovely island. Wish I had more time to stay, but will be...More

Thank Welshdraig
Reviewed 23 September 2015

The sea bottom is covered with very fine silver powder that shines in the sun and creates amazing effects. Probably the sediment comes from local sources of pyrite but it is so unique and beautiful that in my opinion it makes this beach the most...More

Thank b_architect
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