Holiday homes Elba Island
Holiday homes in Portoferraio
Portoferraio is the chief town of the island of Elba boasting over 12,000 citizens, and it is the most densely populated municipality; Portoferraio also host the offices of the public administration and the only hospital of the island of Elba. Despite being a small town of the Italian province, the seclusion typical of small islands is not felt here. Except for extremely rare cases due to particularly severe atmospheric events, connections with the mainland (Piombino) are always available and during the tourist season, from May to October, a large ferry departs every 30/60 minutes. Choosing Portoferraio for your holiday is therefore a good starting point, if you opt for a holiday home, you will get a higher quality stay. You shouldn’t think about Portoferraio as a city jammed with traffic and noise; besides the port area where the car and passengers’ traffic is concentrated, the rest of the territory is extremely interesting and beautiful, starting from its most frequented beach located in town, on the opposite side of the port: the beach of Ghiaie. Marine reserve since a few decades, you can swim at just a few metres from shore with many various friendly fishes, during the days when southern winds are blowing, the ‘’Caraibic" water transparencies will astonish you and you will notice many locals that take advantage of their lunch time to sunbathe and swim in the clear waters of their beloved beach. The municipality of Portoferraio includes a large territory where, in addition to the actual town with its beaches, there are sections of coast and large and small inlets, characterised by the bare cliff vegetation or white sand of the coves sheltered by green promontories. Renting a holiday home in Portoferraio can be intended in many ways: like a holiday home by the sea or a holiday home nestled in the countryside of the island of Elba. In all the cases, we are certain that you'll be fully satisfied of the marvellous natural and human environment of Portoferraio, a safe town where citizens can still leave their homes without locking the door.