Cavo beaches

Cavo has both north and east facing beaches. This allows you to find the perfect beach regardless of wind conditions.

Cavo has free beaches and serviced beaches.

Dogs on a leash are allowed on the beach. Remember to clean up after your dog!

EAST FACING BEACHES,  IDEAL WHEN THE MISTRAL IS BLOWING

The nearest beach is SAN BENNATO, on the left as you reach the provincial road. It is a sandy beach with a gently sloping seabed. The long, white, pebbly CAVO BEACH is just after the pier. There is also a sandy stretch, called  “LO CHALET”. towards the end of the beach.

NORTH FACING BEACHES,  IDEAL WHEN THE SIROCCO IS BLOWING

At the end of the seafront after climbing a small hill you will find CALA FRUGOSO. There is a paid car park, a scenic lookout and a small kiosk serving lunches and aperitivi! The delightful CALETTA delle ALGHE can be easily reached in a couple of minutes walking from the car park of Cala Frugoso. This beach is sunny in the morning, in the afternoon it gets shady early 

WEST  FACING BEACHES ..FOR SPECTACULAR SUNSETS!

CALA MANDRIOLA a lovely flat tufa slates beach for those who want privacy and are not scared by a 30 minute walk in the Mediterranean maquis. From the centre of CAVO drive towards Rio Elba along the road to Solana Alta, then turn right after about 1 km following the signs for Agriturismo L’Amandolo. Park the car on the hill crest, admire the beautiful view all the way to Portoferraio and then follow the sign-posted walking path downhill to the beach.Bring sea shoes!

NISPORTINO (15 km) Drive towards Rio Elba, then follow the signs to Nisportino for 5 km. Car park near the beach. Bar / Pizzeria on the beach, sun beds and sun umbrellas for hire. This is a sandy/pebbly beach, with rocky cliffs and a crystal clear sea, ideal for snorkeling. Enjoy the beautiful sunset!