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Spiaggia di Sansone

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Address: Bivio Enfola, Viticcio, Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
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Although this place is hidden but is nice to visit. I went there with my wife and enjoyed the serenity

Reviewed 27 January 2017
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

Although this place is hidden but is nice to visit. I went there with my wife and enjoyed the serenity

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I have visited this beach with my wife during our Tuscany Italy trip. At the end of September the beach was not crowded at all and the water is so clear and beautifully blue and green. The coast is covered with white roundish small rocks. There is a rock island close to the coast which has a small cave: I... More 

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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

I visited Sansone Beach during my summer vacation in August; arriving from the street it appears in all its splendor !!!! colours of the sea vary from white to torquoise, from light green to light blue going on to deep blue. Beach is made of small rounded stones, but you can lay without any problems. I reccommend to do snorkelling... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

It's an amazing virgin beach, but the way is kind of tough. As an advice: please go with tennis shoes as you need to walk around 10 minutes through the mountain to get to the beach

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Reviewed 26 June 2016

A little bit hard to get to, but it's worth it! We were there with sunset. No people on the beach. Magic!

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Edinburgh
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58 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

All the beautiful photos were obviously taken in the low season - we thought it might still be quietish given that it was only June but it was mobbed!! Quite a narrow strip of white beach with glorious turquoise waters but not a space even to sit...sun beds galore and not the wild beach I was expecting - beautiful nonetheless.... More 

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Florida
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4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

The best beaches in Tuscany are on the island of Elba. High season sees huge crowds but you can always find a little secret tucked away. April is low season so you will be in a quite paradise. This beach is absolutely stunning; not if you like sand, but small white pebbles make swimming a paradise (crystal clear waters). It... More 

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Italy
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

We were there in April - low season, and we were alone!!! The car parking on the road is rather small, there's a little bit difficult path to reach it, it is not sandy but pebble but... it's wonderful!!! And the beach LA SORGENTE (the first one from the road) is wonderful, too!!!

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 28 October 2015

It's a big experience to visit the island where Napoleon Bonaparte was in exile from May 4th 1814 until February 26th 1815. It is a beautiful island and definitely worth to visit it when you are in the province of Livorno.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Great time beautiful beach but difficult to get to. Prepare to get wet if high tide. Water is amazing try to rent a chair If possible, it is a rock beach not sand

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