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  • Immaculately designed contemporary villa
  • Private heated swimming pool
  • Beach and restaurant 10min walk
  • Île Rousse 5min drive

Villa Parata is a most impressive addition to our collection of private properties at the exclusive Marine de Davia résidence near Ile Rousse. The design is immaculate both in concept and execution, a seamless flow of lofty spaces and gleaming surfaces opening out onto a large sun deck and an elegant swimming pool. All the hotel-style bedrooms are fully en suite, and the two on the upper floor have their own terrace with sea views. And for the final further wow-factor, Villa Parata is within easy walking distance of Ghjunchitu, the magnificent white sand beach that makes the perfect backdrop for endless, barefoot, summer days and also has its own restaurant, Junquidou.

The famous narrow-gauge train known as the U Trinichellu runs close to the villa and can take you all the way to Calvi along the stunning Balagne coastline. You're nearest stop – Marine de Davia – is only a couple of minutes’ drive or a 25-minute walk from the villa.  



  • 4 bedroom villa (sleeps 2-8)    

Ground floor

  • Open-plan living/dining/kitchen area
  • Kitchen includes hob, oven, fridge-freezer, microwave, dishwasher
  • Satellite TV (one English-speaking news channel), DVD player, Bose Bluetooth speaker
  • Double bedroom (160 x 200cm bed) with pool view, open-plan shower room (no WC)
  • Double bedroom (140 x 190cm bed) with garden view, open-plan shower rooms (no WC)
  • Separate WC

First floor

  • Double bedroom (160 x 200cm bed), open-plan shower room, separate WC and balcony
  • Twin bedroom (90 x 190cm beds), open-plan shower room, separate WC, balcony
  • Small laundry room with washer/dryer


  • Complimentary wifi
  • Air-conditioned throughout
  • Safe
  • Iron, ironing board, pool and bath towels provided
  • Gas barbecue  
  • Private heated swimming pool 12m x 3m (depth 1.4m throughout), pool cover, access via steps, pool heating £100/week


  • All properties with wifi are able to support basic functionality such as web browsing and checking emails*

* We aim to offer an uninterrupted service but sometimes due to factors beyond our control reliability can be affected.

Access times

  • Check-in time – 3.00pm
  • Check-out time – 9.00am


  • Beach 10min walk
  • Restaurant (in season) 10min walk
  • Île Rousse 5min drive
  • Calvi airport 25min drive
  • Bastia airport 1hr 15min drive

Car hire

Car options

Based on the number of people travelling, the following hire car(s) are included in the package price of your holiday:

  • 2-3 guests – 1 Group C, VW Golf or similar*
  • 4 guests – 1 Group H, Citroen C4 Picasso or similar*
  • 5 guests – 1 Group K, Peugeot 5008 or similar*
  • 6 guests – 2 Group C, VW Golf or similar*
  • 7 guests – 1 Group C, VW Golf, and 1 Group H, Citroen C4 Picasso, or similar*
  • 8 guests – 2 Group H, Citroen C4 Picasso or similar*

* All our cars include comprehensive insurance with zero excess. For this particular destination, the undercarriage is not included in the cover.

Car specifications

Group C – 1-1.6 litre engine, 1 small and 1 large suitcase

Group H – 1.1-1.6 litre engine, 2 small and 2 large suitcases

Group K – 1.2-1.6 litre engine, 2 small and 2 large suitcases

The following cars are available as alternatives on request (supplements apply). Please call our travel specialists for details.

Group L – Renault Captur Automatic or similar, 1.1-1.6 litre engine, 1 small and 1 large suitcase

Group E – SUV Renault Kadjar or similar, 1.1-1.6 litre engine, 2 small and 1 large suitcase

Group G – VW Coccinelle CC Cabriolet or similar, 1.2-1.6 litre engine, 1 large suitcase

Group N – 9-seater Ford Transit or similar, 1.2-1.6 litre engine, 1 small and 1 large suitcase

Group O – 7-seater Ford Tourneo or similar, 1.2-1.6 litre engine, 1 small and 1 large suitcase

Customer feedback

A truly spectacular villa in a fabulous location - perfect for various beaches and supermarkets. Comfy beds and lovely air con on this hot, hot, hot week! We've really enjoyed chilling by the pool, BBQing most days, venturing out some evenings when a bit cooler, for a drink. Thank you Jenny Simpson for your advice and settling us in and the lending of DVD's for the kids! Thank you Simpson Travel for yet another marvelous holiday.
David,Sophie, George and Millie – August 2017

We loved Villa Parata for its location near the charming town of I'le Rousse a short drive away, the white-sand beach a 10 minute walk down a dirt track and the all important large supermarket just up the road by car. The villa is exactly as pictured, modern and sleek if lacking a little soul but the 12-metre long infinity pool looking out over the Med with the local shepherd herding his flock below the stone wall provided the atmosphere for a relaxing early-Autumn week in the Corsican sun. We even chased a wild boar down our little road one evening - not sure who was more frightened, him or us! This part of Corsica is a gem of a destination and wonderfully lacking the British tourist.
Mrs Herman – September 2016



The villa was excellent and the on-site representative was extremely good.
Mrs Peck – September 2016

Our choice of Corsican properties is as diverse as the island itself, ranging from simple seaside charm to genuine luxury and style. Much of our portfolio is privately owned, and price alone is therefore not a universal guide. We contract all our accommodation in person, and each property has its individual appeal. To help you make the right choice based on your own priorities, we have devised a simple grading guide to be considered in conjunction with each individual property description, awarding up to a maximum of five stars for the below categories.

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With fishermen mending their nets by the harbour, Calvi’s maritime heritage remains intact. However, the town has gained a new lease of life in the cafés and bars along Quai Landry, linking the marina and the port, with stretches of beach beyond.

Inland, the unspoilt beauty of The Balagne tells a different story of mountain wildernesses and the island's unspoilt and uniquely fragrant maquis. Follow the Route des Artisans through terracotta-tiled hilltop villages, overlooking a landscape of forests and mountains, and you’ll also find that an excellent glass of local wine is never far away.

Choose a holiday in Calvi & The Balagne and one of our handpicked luxury villas or apartments will put you in the heart of this diversely beautiful destination.

Read more on our Calvi & The Balagne region page

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