The island of Elba thanks to its small size, uncontaminated nature and responsible locals is able to offer a wide range of eco-friendly structures, services and activities. We would like to recommend some of them, tested personally. Here are tips for eco-friendly holiday in Elba Island.
How to move around Elba Island? The easiest way to discover Elba is to rent an eco-friendly vehicle. It can be electric car, bicycle or e-bike. The company Elbabycar.it provides the best car rental offers on the island and offers not only traditional cars and scooters, but electric cars, MTB and e-bikes as well. Thus that consents you to respect and to preserve the pearl of the Tuscan Archipelago, as well as discover the most beautiful corners of Elba.
Where to stay in Elba Island? Hotel Airone del Parco e delle Terme is located just 3 km away from the center of Portoferraio, in the middle of the wide park. The hotel is open from 2nd of March till 2nd of November and guarantees relaxing and high quality holiday to its guests. There is a big apen air pool, private dock and diving center. Hotel Airone is the only „bike hotel“ on the island with the possibility to rent traditional or e-bike, garage and assistance for cyclists. Could be more eco-friendly?
What to taste in Elba Island? The typical cuisine of Elba is seasonal , thus usually eco-friendly dishes are made from 0 KM products typical of the island (fish and seafood, mushrooms, honey, etc.). Read more about local products and typical dishes on our website HERE and HERE.
What to do in Elba Island? It is possible to spend the entire holiday in Elba Island just discovering and admiring dozens of breathtaking beaches (and there is nothing bad with this!). But for more active people there are so many other choices: walking and trekking, cycling, diving, snorkeling, kayaking and much more. Tiny ports, Napoleon‘s villas, mines and other cultural spots are waiting for visitors to.
How to relax in Elba Island? Only a few hundred meters from the Hotel Airone there is a wellness and healt center of Terme San Giovanni, famous for its highly therapeutic silt with properties unique in Italy and Europe. The Spa practices thalassotherapy, a type of treatment that offers the benefits of the Mediterranean sea through its water, mud, salt, seaweeds and marine plants. It is possible to it to buy local ecological cosmetic products.