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Cavo Beach

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Address: Cavo, Rio Marina, Elba Island, Italy

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Very nice beach

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 August 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Alina P
Geiranger, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 the afternoon sun. Crystal clear waters and only one snorkel to be seen about 20... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 the sea is beyond 2 meters deep very fast. Some public showers & restrooms would... More 

Thank CharlesMorel
North Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 back

Thank Gwenda H
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 beautiful in Elba and also one of the most fantastic beaches of the world.

Thank b_architect
Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Very nice beach with small stones and sand... Pleasant spending of sunny days also in the top season. Nearby is center of the town with variety of restaurants and bars... Also great ice cream shop is there.

Thank InaIna133
Lugano, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

Nice location, clean water but stony beach defeats travellers. Beware of deep water only meters fron ashore. If it were a sand beach would be great. Crowded in hiogh season

Thank George D

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