Why Nisportino

Why Nisportino

NISPO lodgings are situated at 50 mt from the beach in the small bay of Nisportino, where unspoilt nature and crystal clear waters are the right setting for a fully relaxing holiday


The little gulf is nestling in a lush vegetation valley, whose bouquet envelops the walker’s senses. The mountains surrounding make the temperature pleasant and prevent mugginess from forming even in the hottest months such as July and August.

The clear sea and grovel mixed sand beach will be your vacation’s essential elements and will prelude unforgettable sunsets.

The small village of Nisportino is located within the Tuscan Archipelago National Park, annexed to the municipality of Rio Nell’Elba, 5 km distant from it.

The bay is encircled by mountains and immersed in the typical Mediterranean vegetation with its intense aromas. The shore is just a few steps away from the property. Thanks to it you can enjoy a mild climate evenin the hot months of July and August.


Nisportino is located in the north-east of the island, north-west oriented, which translates into its typically beautiful sunsets.

On a clear day you can  see the islands of Capraia and a stretch of Corsica’s coastline appearing on the horizon.


This is a suitable place for beach, nature and relaxation-holiday-lovers, those who appreciate the sound of the sea and the chirping of birds.

The resort’s special tranquility offers serenity and safety to young families with children.

Many walking paths lead among vegetation to breathtaking views.

On the beach there is a pizzeria-bar-restaurant whose seasonal opening-time is set accordingly to the owner’s management.

Still on the beach you can benefit a self-service rental for beach umbrellas, deck chairs and canoes (seasonal opening time according to owner’s management).

If you hire a canoe you can paddle towards beautiful small coves in the nearby reachable only by sea.

You can have many chances to practice activities such as swimming, snorkeling, rock fishing, underwater fishing, canoe paddling, kayaking, windsurf, trekking, and mountain bike.


3.5 km from Nisportino is Santa Caterina Hermitage Sanctuary, whose medieval original layout is most likely Romanesque. Since 1990 the “Orto dei Semplici”, Tuscan Archipelago’s wild and cultivated herb garden, has been adjoined to it.

Nisportino is annexed to the municipality of Rio Nell’Elba, which is situated within driving distance (5 km).

Rio Nell’Elba is one of the most ancient island’s towns. Its origin traces back to the Bronze Age. It is a typical little town where you can either stroll along the narrow streets or visit S.S. Giacomo and Quirico Parish Church, which was built in the XIth Century.

Sightseeing the ancient washhouse with its 1500s brass taps, or the Archeological Museum in Rio Nell’Elba is also to recommend.

The town Rio Nell’Elba is conveniently situated for essential services and shops such as pharmacy, post office, bank, bakery, bars and restaurants.

Sitting in the central square you can also access the web by a free wi-fi connection, you just need to register and log in!


1.5 km far from Rio Nell’Elba, along the way to Rio Marina you can find a big “Coop” supermarket.

There in Rio Marina, 8 km away from Nisportino, you find your nearest embarkation port.

Rio Marina offers many shopping facilities, restaurants, bank, pharmacy, post office, “Conad” Supermarket, scooter rental, dinghies rental, diving facilities, and local market (on Mondays).


13 km distant is Porto Azzurro, near Capoliveri, is a characteristic small town equipped with all shopping and leisure facilities.

14 km off Cavois annexed to Rio Nell’Elba’s municipality and it is a quaint coast town (there are here less amenities than in Porto Azzurro).