The Hermitage is an understated family run hotel with an abundance of facilities. Situated right on the beach at the end of the secluded bay of Biodola, this exclusive 5-star retreat boasts warm Italian hospitality, first-class service, and exceptional cuisine.
* Rooms overlooking Biodola Bay
* Private and secluded fine sand beach
* 3 sea water swimming pools and hot tub
* 3 fabulous restaurants and bars
* Picturesque 9-hole golf course
Stay at the Hotel Hermitage for a week in the summer school holidays from £2,800 per person in a garden view double room on a half board basis, including luxury resort transfers and our dedicated in-resort services, 24/7 client concierge, resort driver service and access to our exclusive children's programmes and our Learn Together family sports programmes.
De Ferrari Family, Property Owners Hotel Hermitage
"We really appreciate the long-term collaboration with Powder Byrne. It is a pleasure for us to cooperate with a tour operator that carefully and tastefully attends every guest from their first day to the last on the Island of Elba."
Many of our clients come to the Hermitage with a view to exploring the magical island of Elba, but once they settle into the relaxing pace of life, many are content just making the most of their stay in this private and secluded small corner of paradise. It's all about location at the Hermitage, as the hotel sits at the end of the bay where the small road ends, so there is a real sense of privacy and seclusion. The spacious gardens, swimming pools and beautiful private beach are perfect for lazy days in the sun.
Experience Hotel Hermitage
Stay at Hotel Hermitage for a week in the summer school holidays and enjoy:
* Powder Byrne in-resort team with driver service
* Fantastic pb crèche for little ones
* Children's programmes: Scallywags 4-7 years, The Zone 8-11 years, PB Adventure Academy 12 years+
* Learn Together sailing programme
From £2,800 per person on a half board basis
Secluded Bay Location
This 5-star hotel is located at the end of Biodola Bay on the Island of Elba. The location is private yet central, just 10 minutes from the main port of Portoferraio. The hotel is set within Mediterranean gardens overlooking the beach, and is located on the site of an old fishing village, giving the hotel a quaint history.
The majority of the rooms at Hotel Hermitage are located in private cottages, set in the rock, all with private balconies or terraces. The rooms are decorated in a simple Italian style, with cheerful colours and luxury bathroom amenities. Choose from garden view rooms, sea view rooms, spacious suites or family rooms, we can help you find the best option to suit your needs.
The stunning island offers up some mouth-watering Italian cuisine and the Hotel Hermitage can provide sumptuous breakfasts on the terrace, laid-back beach lunches and 5-course evening meals to create an incredible gastronomic experience. The half board restaurants for the Hermitage and its sister hotel, the Biodola, both serve up delicious Tuscan specialities and some incredible desserts.
Beachside Restaurants & Bars
The open-air Fuoco di Bosco is located by the beach, with the bay of Biodola as your backdrop. This incredible dining experience is available twice a week, with an amazing array of food to choose from including fresh 'catches of the day'. For an informal beach dining experience visit La Ghiotta, which alongside the Sunset Bar, serves up some inviting cocktails.
Wellness & Activities
For those who like to enjoy a massage or a treatment, the Beauty Centre offers a good range as well as other facilities. We recommend a drink at the swim-up bar followed by a soak in the huge hot tub that looks down over the beach and the glittering bay. When you are ready to explore more of the treasures of the island, our team are on hand to drive you around, recommend the best places to visit and make all the arrangements so you needn't lift a finger.
From little ones in our pb crèche all the way to teens in our Adventure Academy, we have developed a range of award-winning children's programmes your kids will adore. Our crèche caters for babies and toddlers from 4 months-3 years. 4-7 year olds will be in their element in Scallywags, while 8-11 year olds will love The Zone and PB Adventure Academy caters for 12 years plus.
Learn Together Sailing
A flexible activity for the whole family, the programme is based on Narengo beach, a quick 30-minute drive from the Hotel. Narengo provides the perfect base to learn how to sail, as the beach has shallow waters and is protected from the prevailing winds. From Narengo you can explore the beautiful, deserted coves of the island by boat.
Hermitage Private Beach and Pool
Sea View Room
Restaurant Fuoco di Bosco
Half Board Restaurant
Sunset over Hotel Hermitage
Pool and Swim-up Bar
Pool and Swim-up Bar
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.
"The Powder Byrne resort manager, Sam went above and beyond to provide a fantastic level of service. The PB team were very good with the children and all worked incredibly hard to ensure the children had fun. I was very impressed with the whole team."
"Wow, what a fantastic holiday. The team, as always, were bright, cheerful and professional, creating an amazing holiday experience and we'll be sure to be back next year!"
"Our holiday was one of a kind, full of variety and new experiences and our expectations were exceeded by the resort team and the quality of the hotel. We especially loved the beach BBQ on the Saturday!"
"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."
“Powder Byrne service was sensational. Great team, great organisation. Matt and team knew the staff inside out and really ‘live’ the job. Loved how the zone + scally programmes on occasion mixed - great for both sets of kids. The boys couldn’t have had a better time 5***”
"All aspects of the holiday exceeded our expectations. We loved The Hermitage hotel, which was both relaxed and luxurious- a hard blend to achieve. The Zone programme was so exceptional and I highly recommend the team for their organisation, good humour and patience."
“The programme was very well organised and the team of PB staff clearly get on very well and go out of their way to ensure the children have a wonderful time. Everyone was so upbeat and they all made our children feel very secure and special. I had no qualms about off-sites because of their professionalism and this team was particularly impressive”
“The transfer was fantastic. From the start, Jamie was smiley, enthusiastic and he made us feel relaxed and welcome. He was knowledgeable and had so many supplies (food and drink) for the family. He went out of his way to make it comfortable and drove safely and even managed to get us on an earlier ferry. FABULOUS!”
"We love the resort and we love the Powder Byrne support in resort, especially the kids clubs.
"It has been my best holiday ever with the children, a great team and fantastic service."
"Couldn’t have been better. PB staff highly organised, always good fun and a pleasure to socialise with. TheZone and Scallywags were amazing. It was the staff that really made the holiday superb!"
"We had another fantastic Powder Byrne week! Whether summer or skiing, we know that from first contact to last, everything will go smoothly and the service will be excellent. Another triumph!"
"The staff at the pb crèche and Scallywags could not have been better – our children have loved their time here thanks to the calm, organized, fun helpers. We really appreciate all the effort and enthusiasm and could not fault anything. Thank you!"
"Yet another wonderful holiday with PB, which exceeded our (high) expectations and 'ticked every box'. The Hermitage was simply wonderful: a beautiful location, splendid facilities, fabulous food and discrete, thoughtful and attentive staff – we could not rate it highly enough. The kids club staff did a wonderful job of ensuring that the children were entertained and well looked after and were helpfulness personified."
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