Sheltered from the west and southwest winds

Legend of points of interest

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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


Barbarossa

Barbarossa is a sandy beach near Porto Azzurro, surrounded by a lush green bay, and is easy to get to by car.

Porto Azzurro

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Buzzancone

A tiny, pristine beach from a natural and scenic point of view, perfect for going snorkelling.

Capoliveri

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Cala Seregola

Cala Seregola beach consists mainly of dark, mineral sand and tiny stones, and is near the mines in Rio Marina.

Rio Marina

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Calanova

Calanova beach is a tiny oasis surrounded by lush vegetation that grows right down as far as the beach.

Capoliveri

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Cavo

Cavo is a small beach with a tourist port and refuelling for boats.

Rio Marina

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Direttore

A tiny, rugged beach without any facilities, consisting of blackish sand rich in iron minerals that sparkles in the sun.

Rio Marina

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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.

Capoliveri

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Fornacelle

Fornacelle beach consists of sand and iron dust that sparkles in the sun!

Rio Marina

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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.

Capoliveri

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Malpasso

Malpasso beach is in a rather rugged part of the coast, and very important from a naturalistic point of view.

Capoliveri

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Mola

Since 2006 Mola has been the first Dog Beach on the Island of Elba

Porto Azzurro

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Naregno

Naregno is a sandy beach between Porto Azzurro and Capoliveri, near many types of accommodation for tourists.

Capoliveri

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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.

Rio Marina

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Punta Nera

Two tiny beaches set like jewels in rocky cliffs north east of Monte Calamita.

Capoliveri

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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.

Porto Azzurro

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Stagnone

Two tiny beaches surrounded by low rocks that have created a kind of natural swimming pool, hence the name Stagnone.

Capoliveri

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Straccoligno

Straccoligno is a beautiful, untouched sandy beach with bars and restaurants, as well as many tourist facilities like a windsurfing school.

Capoliveri

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Terranera

Terranera beach, consisting of sand mixed with hematite, which explains its dark colour, separates the sea from the lake bearing the same name.

Porto Azzurro

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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.

Rio Marina

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