Pool at Hermitage Elba
Pool at Hermitage Elba

Hotel Hermitage, Portoferraio, Elba, Tuscany

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.


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.

Hotel Hermitage

What to expect

Beach nearby
Family rooms
Fitness Suite
Hot tub
Kids club
Kids pool
Outdoor pool


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

Babysitting; extra charge.

Hermitage Elba jacuzzi

Hermitage Elba jacuzzi

Bay at Hermitage Elba

Bay at Hermitage Elba


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.

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Room at Hermitage Elba

Room at Hermitage Elba


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).

Poolside dining at Hermitage Elba

Poolside dining at Hermitage Elba

Sunset over the beach at Hermitage Elba

Sunset over the beach at Hermitage Elba