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Hotel Hermitage, Portoferraio, Elba, Tuscany

Pool at Hermitage Elba.Pool at Hermitage Elba.
Hermitage Elba jacuzzi.Hermitage Elba jacuzzi.
Bay at Hermitage Elba.Bay at Hermitage Elba.
Poolside dining at Hermitage Elba.Poolside dining at Hermitage Elba.
Room at Hermitage Elba.Room at Hermitage Elba.
Sunset over the beach at Hermitage Elba.Sunset over the beach at Hermitage Elba.
Tennis at Hermitage Elba.Tennis at Hermitage Elba.
View over Hermitage Elba.View over Hermitage Elba.

A prestigious family-run five-star hotel on the Italian island of Elba, highly-regarded by some of Hollywood's greatest movie stars of yester-year. Hotel Hermitage doesn't come cheap, but the level of service and the top-class facilities, including free childcare during the summer, make it a top spot for those looking for a luxury family holidays on a stunning Italian island.

Of particular note are the friendly and attentive staff and the glamorous location where guests have access to a private sandy beach, a selection of sea water pools, watersports courses and beauty treatments. Whilst the younger guests can take part in daily activities, dine in their own restaurant and take a dip in their own pool. In addition, excursions can be arranged ranging from guided tours of the island to yacht charters with skipper included. All activities and facilities available ensure that the Hotel Hermitage can boast a healthy quotient of repeat customers who return year after year, introducing new generations to this charming spot.

Guests staying at Hotel Hermitage can also use the facilities and services at the nearby sister hotel, Hotel del Golfo.

What to Expect:
  • Swimming classes
  • Tennis tuition
  • Watersports tuition
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness classes
  • Gym
  • Bodyboarding
  • Tennis
  • Watersports
  • WiFi
  • Babysitting
  • Beach
  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Great for kids 4-12
  • Kids' club
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kids' pool


Miniclub (ages 4-12; mid-June to mid-Sept; free).

Babysitting; extra charge.


Connecting rooms available. All rooms have a balcony or terrace with table and chairs, and satellite TV.

Standard rooms sleep 3 people. Garden- and sea-view options available.

Comfort seaview rooms sleep 4 people.

Junior suites sleep 3 people and offer more floor space.

Family rooms sleep 4 people with a double room and twin room for the kids. With either classic- or sea-view rooms.


Childcare (see above).

Sports courses for kids (sailing, swimming and tennis).

Day and evening entertainment for kids including weekly show.

Enclosed games area.

3 outdoor sea water swimming pools and kids' pool.

3 restaurants and 3 bars.

Child-friendly restaurant (open for lunch and dinner during peak season; themed evenings; highchairs available).

9-hole golf course.

Private resort beach.

Watersports (equipment hire; courses available for adults; windsurf, wakeboards, canoes, surf boards, boats, snorkelling equipment).

Watergames (inflatables including banana boat).

9 tennis courts (8 clay and 1 grass; lessons available).

PADI diving centre.

Pilates studio, yoga and wellness centre.


Excursions (charter a boat with skipper; guided tour of the island).

Budget guidance

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Just off the Tuscan coast, about a 1-hour transfer from Pisa airport to Piombino harbour, then 1-hour by car ferry to Portoferraio, followed by a short drive. Car hire is recommended.

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