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 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 1,914 vacation rentals near Elba. From 401 Houses to 1,226 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: 455,485 vacation rentals
  • Castiglione della Pescaia: 1,260 vacation rentals
  • San Vincenzo: 1,162 vacation rentals
  • Province of Grosseto: 4,810 vacation rentals
  • Follonica: 1,145 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: 1,260 rentals
  • San Vincenzo: 1,162 rentals
  • Follonica: 1,145 rentals
  • Portoferraio: 1,887 rentals
  • Piombino: 1,317 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: 1,952 rentals
  • Elba Island Aquarium: 1,900 rentals
  • Cavoli Beach: 1,887 rentals
  • Mineral Park of Elba Island: 2,365 rentals
  • Marina di San Vincenzo: 2,240 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.

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