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Arinella Beach in Bastia - France

Information on the Arinella Beach in Bastia (France)


Description and location of the Arinella Beach in Bastia (20200)

Map of Arinella Beach in Bastia in Corsica

Our opinion on the Arinella Beach

Adresse of the Arinella Beach : Rte de l'Arinella 20600 Bastia

Arinella Beach is the largest beach in Bastia. It is also a paradise for children with play areas (slides, swings, ropes, zip line, inflatable structures...). There is also a skate park. It stretches to the nature reserve of Biguglia. This long stretch of sand is monitored by area in summer and there are a few private beaches. On the left, the view of Bastia is beautiful with the mountains in the background. The beach is equipped for disabled people.

To get to this beach from the centre of Bastia, take the N193 south (road of the seafront), then turn left in Arinella. The beach is indicated; there are several car parks. In summer, one can also take the free bus to the beach.

Note that the northernmost part bears the name of Red sand Beach.

Characteristics of the Arinella Beach

Type of beach

  • Creek
  • Shade
  • Lawn
  • Pebbles
  • Sand
  • Cement

Equipment on the beach

  • Handicap accessible
  • Swimming pool
  • Kids Club
  • Shower
  • Mattress rental
  • Free parking
  • Payed parking
  • Paddle boats
  • Lifeguards in season
  • Restaurants
  • WC


  • Beach volleyball
  • Nautical Center
  • Sand Yachting
  • Nursery
  • Fishing
  • Nautical sports
  • Surfing
  • Scuba diving
  • Kitesurfing


  • Difficult access
  • Nude beach
  • Wild beach
  • Near city center


  • Barbecues permitted
  • Dogs allowed
  • Smoke-free beach

Photos of the Arinella Beach

Arinella beach in Bastia in Corsica

There is a beautiful view of Bastia’s citadel on this wide sandy beach (visible in this photo).

Sand beach in Bastia in Corsica

This stretch of sand extends to Furiani and the pond of Biguglia.

Photo of Arinella beach in Corsica and view on center of Bastia
Private beach in Bastia

Most of Arinella Beach is public. There are in some areas a few private beaches where it is possible to rent mattresses for the day.

 Palapa sulla spiaggia di Arinella Bastia
Wild beach in Bastia

The beach is wilder away from the main area but in summer attendance is very significant.

 Playground for children on the beach of Arinella Bastia

This beach in Haute Corse is very well equipped for children. There are many playgrounds on the beach (open all year round - free). In summer, there are also inflatable structureson the beach and in the water.

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Map of the Bastia beaches in Corsica - FranceArinella beach Minelli beach Griogione beach Saint Joseph beach Pietranera beach

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