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Vacation on Elba Island beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas

There are lots of charming bays and gulfs for leisure on Elba; the island has very different beaches. Paolina mixed sand and pebble-stone beach is widely regarded as one of the most scenic on the island. It was named after the island nearby. This part of coast features excellent equipment. The equipped part of the beach is fee-based, but thrifty travelers can find lots of space at its public part. Wide-branching trees provide shade from the sun, while restaurants, bars and boat rentals services offer entertainment for tourists.
In Elba, you can visit a lot of cult buildings, which has a rich history. For example, The Church of Mercy, named in honor of the Brotherhood, founded by Giovanni Medici, has been opened to … Open
Another appealing beach is Cotoncello known for its miniature size. The beach occupies a small quiet bay and islanders often call it ‘a kid beach.’ The bay is very quiet and shallow, so there are really good conditions for rest with kids. The beach is surrounded with picturesque cliffs making it even more interesting and memorable.
Several charming beaches are situated near the capital of Elba. Seccione beach is one of them. It’s 200 meter long; the coast here is covered with beautiful snow-white pebble-stone. Seccione is a wild beach, so tourists are advised to bring all the necessary equipment with them. Copyright
Elba has a lot to offer to those, who like active and even extreme leisure. During one day here you can relax on a beach, dive to learn about the mystery underwater life, and go for a … Open
Nearby Forno beach is also worth mentioning. It’s an amazing coastline area of only 150 meters long covered with soft light-colored sand. The beach is very shallow and water there warms up really good making it a good choice for travelers with children. Forno is known for its crystal-clear water, which turns into wonderful azure in dawn and sunset hours. Pine forest located next to the coast enriches air with pine needle aroma.
Cavoli beach is highly recommended to those looking forward to rest in the picturesque area. It’s located in the southern part of the island and is covered with beautiful light-colored sand. The beach is excellently equipped and strong winds and waves are rare there. The restaurant located on the coast is worth extra mentioning. It offers its guests lots of unusual treats.
Island of Elba offers its guests more than 200 hotels, inns and apartments to choose from. The most luxurious hotels are situated in Portoferraio, and exclusive Hermitage hotel is the one of … Open
Barabarka is yet another popular beach on Elba. It's located in lagoon of the same name. That’s an excellent choice for snorkeling fans thanks to its calm crystal-clear waters. Romantic natures and tourists looking for exotic places should visit Le Gyaye beach. It’s covered with unusual pink pebble-stone creating amazing contrast with sky-blue water. Grotta dell’acqua is probably the most unusual area of the coast. That’s a cliff of unconventional shape forming a large natural grotto. Inside there's a small pebble-stone beach and a fresh water spring. This is a truly unique place that is a very popular excursion stop.
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Nature and parks of Italy for active vacation

The National Park, Gran Paradiso is located in a mountainous area near the peak of the same name. It stretches out on a vast territory of 700 square kilometers and fully justifies its name. The nature of the park is truly unique. The young mountain systems are interrupted by a huge number of glacial valleys and slopes with a dense thicket of coniferous forests which in turn, passes into vast alpine meadows with raised stone heathlands and glaciers above them. Gran Paradiso is a place where you can observe the chamois, mountain goats, ermines and eagles in their natural habitat. The whole year the park is open for visits. In summer, travelers prefer mountain trails, and in winter they go to the forests. … Open
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Preferred to Open 9 New Hotels in 2022

In September 2022, the Sommerro hotel in Oslo will start operating in a carefully restored 1930s Art Deco building. This building is a true landmark of Frogner, a historic neighborhood of the Norwegian capital. A multi-million-dollar renovation carefully turned the largest preservation project in Norway into a modern hotel with 231 rooms, including 56 residences. Preferred will open five more hotels in 2022, namely, The Wall Street Hotel in New York, Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences on Singer Island (Florida, the US), TOA Hotel & Spa in Zanzibar, Pendry hotel in Washington, and Pendry Park City hotel in Utah. Read this


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Top beaches and recreation areas in the region of Elba Island

Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Elba Island for a quiet and secluded summer vacation. Fascinating hidden beaches, amazing bay and coves to sunbathe and swim in the gentle waters of the resorts of Elba Island. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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