Sheltered from the west and southwest winds

Legend of points of interest

Sand and shingles / Multicolor
Sand and shingles / Golden
Sand and shingles / Red
Sand and shingles / Grey
Sand / Black
Sand / Golden
Sand and shingles / Black

Groups di points of interest: zoom in to see them (the icon may vary in colour and size).

19 beaches on the Island of Elba viewed on the map


Stagnone Two tiny beaches surrounded by low rocks that have created a kind of natural swimming pool, hence the name Stagnone.
Punta Nera Two tiny beaches set like jewels in rocky cliffs north east of Monte Calamita.
Buzzancone A tiny, pristine beach from a natural and scenic point of view, perfect for going snorkelling.
Istia Getting to Istia (or Istria) beach is not easy, but the peace and quiet you find here more than make up for the difficulty in getting there.
Calanova Calanova beach is a tiny oasis surrounded by lush vegetation that grows right down as far as the beach.
Malpasso Malpasso beach is in a rather rugged part of the coast, and very important from a naturalistic point of view.
Ferrato Ferrato is the name of two small beaches on the eastern side of the Island of Elba separated one from the other by a line of rocks.
Straccoligno Straccoligno is a beautiful, pristine, sandy beach with bars and restaurants, as well as many tourist facilities like a windsurfing school.
Naregno Naregno is a sandy beach between Porto Azzurro and Capoliveri, near many types of accommodation for tourists.
Mola Since 2006 Mola has been the first Dog Beach on the Island of Elba
Barbarossa Barbarossa is a sandy beach near Porto Azzurro, surrounded by a lush green bay, and is easy to get to by car.
Reale Reale, where you can still see traces of the mines, is a sandy beach near Porto Azzurro and not far from the small lake of Terranera.
Terranera Terranera beach, consisting of sand mixed with hematite, which explains its dark colour, separates the sea from the lake bearing the same name.
Ortano Ortano is one of the most popular beaches in Rio Marina,and is perfect if you want to go snorkelling or swim out to the tiny island.
Topinetti Truly beautiful beach, thanks to the contrast in colours between the dark, iron, mineral sand underneath, and the white medium sized stones on top.
Cala Seregola Cala Seregola beach consists mainly of dark, mineral sand and tiny stones, and is near the mines in Rio Marina.
Direttore A tiny, rugged beach without any facilities, consisting of blackish sand rich in iron minerals that sparkles in the sun.
Fornacelle Fornacelle beach consists of sand and iron dust that sparkles in the sun!
Cavo Cavo is a small beach with a tourist port and refuelling for boats.