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The charming island of Elba, set in the emerald waters off the Tuscan coast, has been a regular favourite for Powder Byrne clients for over two decades.

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The idylic island of Elba has been a favourite with our clients for many years and it is no surprise why. You'll enjoy a charming holiday island, just a short ferry ride from the mainland, that retains a traditional and chic Italian feel, avoiding the clutches of mass tourism, where Italian families choose to spend their holidays.

Throughout the summer season our in-resort team are on hand to welcome you and provide you with all the support you need. They'll introduce you to all the best experiences the hotel and environs have to offer and will recommend ideas and experiences that will ensure you have a memorable holiday. Travelling with Powder Byrne ensures that your children have an amazing time in our exclusive programmes, enjoying a host of sports, local activities and beach-based activities, all overseen by our experienced team - the perfect place for family holidays in Italy.

To find out more, read our blog posts on Elba.

Activities and indulgences for You

From the moment you confirm your stay in Elba, we'll take care of all the little details for you, so you have the peace of mind that your arrangements are in the best of hands. With over 22 years experience on the island we have a rich network of partners and great local relationships who ensure you have access to the very best the island has to offer.

Our hotels in Elba offer a vast array of sports and activities both on land and on the water, as well as access to a rich culture and history and a delicious culinary tradition. The coastline is interspersed with traditional fishing villages, as well as wide sandy beaches and private coves, making it ideal for days out exploring from the hotel. Why not charter a boat for a day and explore the island from a different perspective, and enjoy a floating lunch and snorkelling with the kids? Our in-resort team are always on hand with transport around the island and they will arrange activities and reservations for you throughout your stay to suit your needs.

Those in search of relaxation will not be disappointed, as you'll quickly slip into the island's relaxed pace of life. Enjoy long lunches of delicious local fish and shellfish whilst the kids are off having their own adventures with their new found friends in our inspiring programmes. 

Fun for the Kids

The combination of our fantastic children’s programmes overseen by our own staff, and the adoration of all bambini by your Italian hosts, makes Elba the perfect destination for your family holiday. Our hotels offer lots of open space with shady gardens running down to the shore, lots of sports facilities including tennis, football and golf, as well as beach fun and watersports galore! The private sandy beach at the Hermitage is at the end of the bay, and the shallow protected water provides a very safe environment for younger ones to enjoy, all overseen by the hotel's lifeguards and beach attendants.

Our clients always enjoy taking the kids to the many evening markets in the local villages that run throughout the summer, perhaps soaking up the Italian charm whilst enjoying an al fresco pizza. Older kids will be spoiled for choice with SCUBA, sailing, waterskiing and a host of other activities on offer at the hotel, and there are some fantastic hiking and biking trails around the dramatic coastline for the more intrepid! These things and many others are what make Elba the perfect place fof family holidays to Italy.

Follow the links to our Powder Byrne kids programmes at the top of the page to find out more about our unique services or call our team on 020 8246 5300 to talk about the best options for your family. 

Map of Elba

Getting There

After a flight to Pisa, it's time to take the ferry from the mainland to the beautiful island of Elba; something which is always a big hit with the kids.

Sun Facts

Listed below are an average temperature and rainfall for selected months.
May26°C 41mm
June27°C 28mm
July29°C 15mm
August29°C 28mm
September24°C 45mm