The quiet green family campground Benista in the south of Corsica appears a bit dated, but the simple facilities are sufficient for a stay. The nice thing about this campground is that each campsite is different. The sites are about 100 m2 and partially separated by hedges. The many trees on the site ensure that most campsites have some shade.
The beach of Porticcio is 1.8 km away, about a 10 minute drive from the campground. There is a small supermarket and a few other shops nearby. There are studios and bungalows to rent on the campground. Guests come here for the beautiful, broad white sandy beaches in the area, and the many sporty activities.
There is a small but lovely swimming pool (170 m2) on the campground, which borders the river. There is a sports field and a little playground on site. Twice a week in the high season there is an activity program in French and English for the children. For young people from 13 through 18 years of age and for adults, there are also activities planned, such as a communal barbecue. There are regular competitions in ping pong, volleyball, badminton, jeu de boules and tennis.
You can play tennis and mini golf for a fee. In the surrounding area there are plenty of options for water skiing, canoeing, diving, sailing, parasailing, horseback riding and there is a disco and a cinema in the area. You can spot wild boar on your walks.
You can travel by boat from the port of Porticcio to Ajaccio. Here there is a market every evening with local products. Also visit the birthplace of Napoleon or the Lac de Tolla reservoir.
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This inspector visits Campsite Benista every year and inspects the campsite on the basis of more than 200 amenities and other points of interest. The inspector is an ACSI staff member and does not work for the campsite.
Average rating: 6.4
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Disappointing site. No wifi or Wifi point available only the use of one computer (for the whole campsite)for 6 hours per day when the office was open. Only one small shower block open, we found no disabled facilities because the shower block had steps inside it. Generally the whole site was a bit grubby and uncared for. The site owner/manager seemed very friendly and helpful when we arrived but once we had booked in, she didn\'t seem to care any more. We stayed for 2 nights and couldn\'t wait to leave. We have stayed on much nicer sites for less money and with much better facilities. We would never go back.
- Guide price 1
- Guide price 2
- Period of opening
- 01-04-2018 till 01-10-2018
- 5 ha
- Number of touring pitches
- 170 (90 - 110m2)
- Number of accommodation units for hire
- Campsite suitable for disabled persons
* Amenities in bold are not included in the overnight price, unless it is an amenity that is included as standard in the CampingCard ACSI rate. For instance, one dog is included in the rate (if dogs are permitted in general), but it is likely you will need to pay extra for a second or third dog. One hot shower per person per night is included, but you may have to pay for a second hot shower. This does not imply that all amenities not in bold are free! Some may need to be paid for.
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Would you like to book Campsite Benista or request more information? You can do both using the information below or by visiting the campsite's website.
Pisciatello / D55
20166 / Porticcio
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Coming from the T40 drive up the D55. The campsite is on the right, after about 600 metres.
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