A delightful family home on the Isle of Elba, Italy. The Villa is fully equipped and beautifully furnished, spacious accommodation for up to 12 persons. All bedrooms are en-suite. Wood burning oven, BBQ and outside dining area. 2 private pools and stunning grounds with breathtaking views of the sea. All amenities are easily accessible, a car is recommended. The villa is just 10' from Portoferraio and 2' to the fishing village of Magazzini. The nearest beach is 1 km away. The caretaker lives nearby. Elba has everything for the perfect family holiday or romantic get away. Beaches all around the island are within easy driving. Great restaurants and shopping available In nearby Portoferraio and Porto Azzuro. Usual holiday facilities for children around the island.
The location is rural, but close to all amenities. A private and tranquil family home comprising a 4 bedroom main house sleeping 8, and a separate 2 bedroom cottage sleeping 4
Golf & Spa Information: A challenging 9 hole golf course is a 5 minute drive from the Villa at Aquabona and is open to guests by arrangement. There is another 9 hole golf club 30 minutes drive away on the delightful bay at Biodala. Felice can help with gaining tee times at both of Elba's only golf courses.
Bored while they play golf? The health spa at San Giovanni on the way to Portoferraio offers a variety of treatments including many with Elba's unique waters and volcanic mud! The Terme is not a pampering spa, but instead harks back to the older European tradition of 'taking the waters. It's an experience, believe me, Including the best shiatsu massage I have ever had! If you prefer pampering there is a luxury spa at the 5 star Villa Ottone a mere 5 minutes drive away. Felice can arrange access to everything.
If you are interested in anything else please - just ask - and we will do our best to help you
Location and Transport: Look up the Villa location on Google Earth.com at 42°47'21.37'N and 10°21'46.41'E
Elba has a small airport in Marina di Campo, 25 minutes drive from the Villa. Flights are available, during the season, to and from various locations throughout Europe normally including Pisa, Milan, Florence and Rome where connecting international flights are available.International flights vary season to season, ask us we will find out for you.
Multiple daily ferries provided by Toremar, Moby Lines, Elba Ferries and Blu Navy from Piombino service various destinations on Elba. including Portoferraio, Porto Azzuro and Rio Marina which are virtually equidistant to the Villa Oriel.
Train services to the Port of Piombino are available and plentiful from all over Italy.
A car is recommended. Car hire is available on the island and we would be delighted to help with organising your requirements.
The Isle of Elba is a retreat for the more discerning Italian holiday maker, 8 miles off the Tuscan coast. The island is easily reached by car/passenger ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio in 55 minutes, or in season by plane direct from various cities in Europe including Milan, Pisa and Florence.
The island is famous above all for its breathtaking scenery, beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters and interesting history. The Villa is situated across the bay from the capital of Portoferraio. Napoleon's elegant villa while in exile can be visited, as can medieval towns such as Capoliveri, Old Portoferraio and Porto Azzuro. There is a wonderful cable car ride taking you up 1018m above sea level to the top of Monte Capanne.
Elba has over 70 different beaches, some reachable by motorboat only which can be hired locally. The island offers wonderful diving, hunting, fishing, golf, horse riding, mountain biking, sailing, surfing, swimming, tennis, walking, water skiing and wind surfing.