Circolo Nautico Cavo Marina

Lungomare Michelangelo 57038, Rio Marina, Cavo (LI), Italy

VHF : 9

GPS: 42°51’35.7″N 10°25’19.0″E / 42.859924, 10.421949

Circolo Nautico Cavo is an Italian marina that is hosted by the municipality of Rio Marina and the small town of Cavo which is a part of the island of Elba. It is also known as Club Nautico Cavo and it welcomes its guests with hypnotizing surroundings, a natural harbour that has white beaches and transparent waters, beautiful coves and lush vegetation. Travellers who choose this destination will be able to unwind in this superb location where cobalt blue, cyan and emerald green waters can be seen everywhere. This marina can be found by visitors and boat owners in the province of Livorno and Tuscany region, in central Italy. Millenary tourist objectives can be visited in this area, such as the Mausoleo Tonietti, the Villa Romana, etc. Romantic villas and hotels can be found by tourists who wish to spend some more time in the middle of a stunning environment, such as the Hotel Marelba, the Villa La Pineta, etc. Local gastronomy is delicious, based on Italian and Mediterranean dishes.

Circolo Nautico Cavo is located on the northeast side of the Elba Island, in the municipality of Rio Marina. Cavo is turist destination that has a small marina for 120 boats up to 30 meters in length. On its pontoons, this marina offers basic services such as electricity, water and on line security cameras where you can see everything in real time. In addition to the mooring management, the CNC organizes events and regattas in a national and international way. This port offers everything you need for your vacation: Hotels, bars and restaurants, shops and supermarkets, children´s activities and the opportunity to practice water sports.

Cavo is a small harbour situated on the east side of the peninsula of Capo Vita, some eight miles east of Portoferraio. The harbour is relatively shallow, with depths of only 2.5 metres in the approach and 2.0 – 3.0 metres inside. The harbour has a total of 130 berths on pontoons for yachts up to 12 metres. The berths are operated by the Circolo Nautico Cavo yacht club. A few berths are reserved for yachts in transit.

Cavo is about one mile south of the headland of Capo Vita. The village behind is easily identified on the approach from north. The harbour is entered from NNE between the two rough breakwaters to the west of the ferry berth.
It is possible to anchor off to the north of Cavo in settled weather, although some swell is usually present. Anchor in 3.0 – 5.0 metres on sand.

The village is in a very pleasant setting and has a modest tourist trade, largely attracted by its long sandy beach stretching to the north of the harbour.


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Lungomare Michelangelo, 57038 Cavo LI, Italy

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