On the beautiful bay of the same name, this Tuscan gem shares all of the great Powder Byrne resort services and children's programmes with sister hotel the Hermitage, with only a short walk along the beach to deliver the kids each morning.
Relaxed and personal, understated and friendly, the warm welcome for all the family at the Biodola Hotel sets the tone for the rest of your holiday. Thanks to the spectacular location above the beach, shaded by pines and surrounded by manicured gardens, the Hotel Biodola is the perfect haven of relaxation. Whether you are relaxing by the pool or playing down on the beautiful beach with the kids, you are never more than a stone's throw away from a crisp glass of wine and a delicious lunch on the terrace.
Rooms and suites are bright and airy and furnished in typical rustic, Tuscan style with cool tile floors and muted tones. A range of sea view rooms are available with a variety of connecting family options to ensure everyone has the space and privacy they need to enjoy their holiday.
Sea View Room
The Sea View rooms are provided with two extra beds or interconnecting rooms with two bedrooms, therefore, making it perfect for a family of four. The rooms are spacious and the private balcony equipped with table and chairs allow guests to appreciate the sensational views.
The classic room can sleep a maximum of four people due to extra beds being available on request. The private balcony or terrace offers views of the hotel's garden and surrounding hills.
The Italians know their food and Hotel Biodola is certainly no exception to this with two great restaurants on site, coupled with the choice of dining at the à la carte restaurants of the Hermitage throughout your stay, the Biodola offers a great deal of flexibility.
Dinner at the hotel is an institution. Everyone enjoys dressing for dinner after a day on the beach - although it is not stuffy or formal. Relax and enjoy the theatre of the traditional Italian way, with crisp white table cloths and waiters in immaculate uniforms running around big family tables. Each evening you'll be treated to delicious Tuscan specialities, local fish and seafood and steaks from the mainland, rounded off with amazing desserts from the pastry chefs.
Fuoco di Bosco
The open air Fuoco di Bosco is situated down towards the beach, it's walls adorned with the spectacular backdrop of the biodola bay. The restaurant is transformed twice weekly into a spectacular buffet and barbecue where the chefs put on an amazing display with a multitude of Tuscan meats grilled to a succulent perfection, fresh "catch of the day" seafood and sweet treats. The highlight of many peoples stay, this is a dining experience not to be missed.
An informal beach restaurant, La Ghiotta offers a menu featuring reworkings of traditional Tuscan dishes with an emphasis on the provenance of the ingredients. With 0 food miles between producer and consumer this restaurant provides an authentic taste of the region.
Situated overlooking the pool at the Biodola the Half Board restaurant boasts the former head chef at the Hermitage, who now presides over the wonderful menu, making every evening a real treat. A buffet style Breakfasts is provided out on the terrace adjacent to the pool whereas evening meals are served table-side. Younger kids will enjoy delicious buffets at our supervised Scallywags supper and whilst they head off with our babysitters, you can make the most of the delicious local treats in store at your own pace.
The à la carte Maitu restaurant on the beach is the perfect destination for relaxed lunches, ice creams and sundowners. Once a week the hotel organises a night of Tuscan treats, in a similar vein to what happens at the Hermitage restaurant, laying on a veritable feast for the guests.
Guests of the Biodola are welcome to book treatments and massages at the Beauty Centre of the Hermitage, as well as enjoy the sauna, Jacuzzi and other therapies available. Our in-resort team will be delighted to assist with all your arrangements. For those looking for a little more action, there is a whole host of activities and sports we can assist you with, both from the private beach as well as around the island and dramatic coastline, including sailing, mountain biking, hiking trails and more.
We appreciate that it's only when the kids are happy that parents really switch off and enjoy their holiday too. Creating the right environment where everyone feels their needs are being met and that they can enjoy themselves is the key to our success. Find out below which of our programmes we'll be running in Elba this summer.
Guide prices include resort transfers, accommodation and service as indicated. We will be pleased to assist with flight arrangements and will quote the best available fare at the time of your enquiry. Under 2s travel free with Powder Byrne.
"We had a brilliant time! The team couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. We had some amazing tennis lessons and our boys loved the kids' programmes. They had tears at the end of the holiday!"
"We had a fantastic holiday, many thanks to the amazing hotel and all the PB staff."
"We enjoyed our holiday enormously. All the team were exceptional in how well they looked after us; suggesting trips, offering advice and help and looking after the kids so well in the scallywags programme. Everyone was fantastically friendly and very professional."
"We were looked after so well by the team, as always the kids had a ball and we loved every minute. Flew by all too quickly and could not fault it."
"Everything was fantastic from the moment we were met by the PB staff. The team was wonderful, the kids had a complete ball at Scallywags and the Biodola was lovely. We were beautifully looked after from the moment we arrived."
"My children simply had the best time with you all. Jimmy says “brilliant and outstanding” and Islay thought Scallywags was “spectacular, magnificent and I loved it!” Thank you all very much for a wonderful time, it exceeded all expectations and we loved it."
"Great service from Powder Byrne staff all the way through. Our children absolutely loved the activities and the staff in TheZone, as well as the fellow guests they met."
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