Where to stay around Elba?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,787 holiday lettings near Elba. From 277 Houses to 228 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Elba for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Elba?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Elba. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Mediterranean Sea: 430,533 holiday homes
  • San Vincenzo: 1,110 holiday homes
  • Castiglione della Pescaia: 1,288 holiday homes
  • Piombino: 1,259 holiday homes
  • Portoferraio: 1,752 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Elba! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Elba?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Elba with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • San Vincenzo: 1,110 holiday lettings
  • Castiglione della Pescaia: 1,288 holiday lettings
  • Piombino: 1,259 holiday lettings
  • Portoferraio: 1,752 holiday lettings
  • Castagneto Carducci: 1,955 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Elba?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Elba. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Elba Island Aquarium: 1,773 holiday rentals
  • Isola D'Elba Tennis Club: 1,817 holiday rentals
  • Portoferraio Port: 1,845 holiday rentals
  • Mineral Park of Elba Island: 2,307 holiday rentals
  • Arcipelago Toscano National Park: 1,742 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Elba listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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Make a holiday rental home or villa in Elba, Italy your home away from home

The Tuscan island of Elba is most famous as the home of Napoleon after he was exiled after the Battle of Leipzig, but despite it’s historic importance, the Island of Elba, Italy, is a favourite holiday destination for its beautifully wild and stunningly varied natural landscapes. Everything from glorious white sand beaches to rugged mountains, lush vineyards to secluded inlets can be enjoyed from a holiday rental villa in Elba, Tuscany and the strong culture of the tiny villages and towns make staying in an Elba property a genuine delight.

Things to do in Elba, Italy

Almost every style of beach can be found on the island of Elba. Long, fine white sand beaches meet craggy headlands and steep cliffs that hide tiny, secluded cove beaches in parts of the island, providing idyllic beaches for visitors of every taste. The wonderful scenery provides a wealth of topics for artists and photographers, but it is the underwater photography credentials of an Island of Elba holiday that really causes excitement. The crystal clear waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea, awash with life, attract scuba divers, snorkellers and underwater photographers from around the world. There are plenty of scuba diving centres and water sports facilities on the Island of Elba, Italy, as well as a great range of sailing schools.

On dry land, the Island of Elba is home to some fantastic nature, which makes walking and cycling through the already impressive countryside an even more exciting prospect. Lovers of outdoor sports are all catered for, from those who love to walk in the hills, and look out over the forests, historic villages and azure waters of the sea, as well as those who love to go mountain biking, horse riding and rock climbing. Of all the methods of touring the island, one of the most peaceful and scenic is kayak touring. The coast is amazingly varied, and taking to the water under your own steam is a wonderful way to discover the hidden treasures of the Island of Elba.

You can even play golf in Elba. Elba Golf course is a wonderfully well designed, 18 hole golf course, offering wide open fairways and fast running greens. Elba golf offers a perfect round for both beginners and experts, and there are plenty of English speaking golf instructors on hand to help you perfect your game.

Places to visit on holiday to Elba, Italy

The amazing, rugged coastline of Camp nell’Elba, Italy, is a huge attraction for tourists looking at self catering Elba accommodation. The high granite cliffs and long, sandy beaches make an Elba villa in Camp nell’Elba a real treat for beach lovers.

Weather in Elba, Italy

There are regular winds keeping the air fresh during the summer, also creating the perfect conditions for windsurfing, sailing and parasailing. Air temperatures remain remarkably similar throughout the year, with temperatures averaging around 28˚C in the warmest month (August), and an amazingly warm 18˚C in the coldest (January). The sea is perfect for swimming in all year round, with water temperatures changing between 15 and 25˚C throughout the year.

Travel to Elba, Italy

Ferries arrive into the ports of Portferraio, Porto Azzurro and Rio Marina having made the 10km journey from the Italian mainland. Elba Airport, or the Marina di Campo Airport receives inbound flights from Firenze, Milan and Pisa.

Activities and attractions in and around Elba Island

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Elba Island a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Isola D'Elba Tennis Club (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Elba Island Aquarium (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Acquabona Elba Golf Club (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Porto Azzurro Diving Center (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Dog Beach San Vincenzo (23.5 mi / 37.8 km)

Exploring the natural features in Elba Island

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Elba Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arcipelago Toscano National Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Lacona Beach (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Margidore Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Biodola Beach (2.5 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Procchio Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Felciaio Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)