Destination guide

Adventurous Elba Island will entice you

The island views and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Elba Island. Renowned for its archaeology, aquarium and diving, this city welcomes all visitors. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Elba Island a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Elba Island

Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Elba Island

Fly into Portoferraio (EBA-Marina Di Campo), the closest airport, located 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Elba?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,972 vacation rentals near Elba. From 431 Houses to 1,244 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Elba for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Elba?

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

  • Mediterranean Sea: 179,548 vacation rentals
  • Castiglione della Pescaia: 1,249 vacation rentals
  • San Vincenzo: 1,158 vacation rentals
  • Grosseto: 4,901 vacation rentals
  • Follonica: 1,132 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Elba! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Elba?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Elba:

  • Castiglione della Pescaia: 1,249 rentals
  • San Vincenzo: 1,158 rentals
  • Follonica: 1,132 rentals
  • Portoferraio: 1,938 rentals
  • Piombino: 1,320 rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Elba?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Elba. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Isola D'Elba Tennis Club: 2,013 rentals
  • Elba Island Aquarium: 1,963 rentals
  • Cavoli Beach: 1,935 rentals
  • Mineral Park of Elba Island: 2,437 rentals
  • Marina di San Vincenzo: 2,286 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.

Explore destinations around Elba

Castiglione della Pescaia
1,249 vacation rentals
San Vincenzo
1,158 vacation rentals
Follonica
1,132 vacation rentals
Portoferraio
1,938 vacation rentals
Piombino
1,320 vacation rentals
Capoliveri
1,939 vacation rentals
Marina di Campo
1,822 vacation rentals
Castagneto Carducci
2,013 vacation rentals
Marciana
1,935 vacation rentals
Pomonte
816 vacation rentals
Rio Nell'elba
1,718 vacation rentals
Suvereto
1,571 vacation rentals
Capo D'arco
1,228 vacation rentals
Procchio
1,909 vacation rentals
Baratti
538 vacation rentals
Campiglia Marittima
1,376 vacation rentals
Riotorto
957 vacation rentals
Marciana Marina
1,757 vacation rentals
Porto Azzurro
1,727 vacation rentals
Lacona
1,939 vacation rentals