Sheltered beaches depending on what direction the wind is blowing

A gentle sea breeze is to be considered an everyday thing on the Island of Elba, but thanks to the particular conformation of its coastline plus the fact that there are over 200 beaches to choose from, even on a windy day you will easily find a sheltered cove for a relaxing day at the beach.

You are spoilt for choice, all you need to do is choose the the right part of the island depending on the direction of the wind so you can be sure the beach you have chosen is a sheltered one, that the sea there is calm and crystal clear, and that the sky will be blue.

If you're not an expert in the matter, we are delighted to help you! 

On a windy day, just go to our page dedicated to the weather forecast of the Island of Elba and all your questions will be answered. Once you know what wind is blowing, just follow our advice and you will know exactly how to find the sheltered beaches where the sea and sky will be perfect.

Request a free quote

Beaches that are sheltered from the scirocco wind

List of the best beaches to go to on the Island of Elba when the scirocco wind is blowing (south-east).

Beaches that are sheltered from the ostro wind

List of the best beaches to go to on the Island of Elba when the ostro wind is blowing (south).

Best beaches when a libeccio wind is blowing

List of the best beaches to go to on the Island of Elba when the libeccio wind is blowing (south-west).

Best beaches when a Ponente wind is blowing

List of the best beaches to go to on the Island of Elba when the scirocco wind is blowing (West).

Beaches that are sheltered from the Mistral wind

List of the best beaches to go to on the Island of Elba when the Mistral wind is blowing (North-West).

Best beaches when a Tramontane wind is blowing

List of the best beaches to go to on the Island of Elba when the Tramontane wind is blowing (North).

Best beaches when a Gregale wind is blowing

List of the best beaches to go to on the Island of Elba when the Gregale wind is blowing (from the North-East).

Best beaches when a Levanter wind is blowing

List of the best beaches to go to on the Island of Elba when the Levanter wind is blowing (from the East).