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Hotel Désirée

Elegant and equipped with many modern facilities, our hotel is located in the picturesque setting of the Bay of Spartaia, one of the most fascinating places on the island, directly by the sea.

Guests can make use of the hotel’s large private beach, surrounded by the greenery of the Mediterranean maquis and facing a crystal-clear sea.

All the hotel rooms, just a few steps from the beach, enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the sea.

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The Beach

The beach, with fine white sand, is equipped with sunbeds and umbrellas reserved exclusively for guests.

A bar and restaurant terrace are available on the beach, the ideal place to start the day with a beautiful seafront breakfast, an aperitif, or a romantic dinner.

When booking with us, a sun umbrella and two sunbeds on our beach are included in your stay.

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Food and restaurants

With our various restaurants and bars, we want you to savor our experience and the unique taste of the great Italian culinary tradition.

At the ‘Don Carlos’ restaurant, our chef and his team will delight your palate with international and typically Tuscan dishes. Our maitre will advise you on the perfect wine pairing to make each of your meals unique.

We will also be at your disposal for any food intolerances, with particular attention to our little guests.

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Spend a pleasant day by the pool, enjoying a refreshing ‘Summer Cocktail’, and indulge in the luxury of a delightful snack served directly on your sun lounger in the exclusive ‘Mediterranean Oasis’.

Possibility of swimming lessons for adults and children with an instructor authorized by the Italian Swimming Federation.

We are ready to welcome your family and entertain your children.

Here you will find a play area under our pine forest always ready to welcome your children.

In addition, you can always request our dedicated services:

Family services:
  • babysitting service on request for a fee;
  • mini club from mid-June to the end of August, for children from 4 to 12 years of age.

A small jewel glimpsed from the provincial road to Marciana Marina, Spartaia opens onto an inlet of the wider Gulf of Procchio.

The beach, surrounded by green Mediterranean vegetation, is composed of fine white sand that fades into the sea with turquoise and emerald shades.

Its name derives from Sparto, a herbaceous plant that colonizes the dunes and the edges of sandy beaches.

Gymnastics takes on a new dimension in a unique corner surrounded by greenery; weight-lifting, exercise bikes, treadmills, and then cooling off in the adjacent seawater swimming pool.

In order not to give up your passion even on holiday, two tennis courts in the tranquillity of our Mediterranean park.

Possibility of lessons for adults and children with a qualified instructor.

Are you a mountain bike and e-bike enthusiast? Would you like to enjoy Elba’s magnificent panoramas?

Do you know the thousands of paths on our island?

You can book your excursion with our guide or rent your bike directly from the hotel at our bike center.

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Our Specialised Turbo Levo e-bikes are at your disposal.

Thanks to its mild climate, even in spring and autumn, and its unspoiled natural beauty, the island satisfies both extreme sports enthusiasts and the more tranquil guests. Everyone can enjoy all outdoor activities, under the blue waters or above the cliffs of its rocks.

Horse riding, golf, kayaking, mountain biking, diving, trekking, and sailing are just a few examples of sports that can be practiced. Our Concierge will provide you with all the information and help you book sports equipment or excursions with qualified personnel.

People come to Elba to enjoy the sea, the sun, the uncontaminated natural beauty… but also to relax and recover.

The San Giovanni Thermal Baths, in front of the Gulf of Portoferraio and 10 minutes from the Hotel Désirée, offer a wide range of treatments: from anti-stress to anti-smog treatments, from improving cellulite to slimming treatments in general.

In addition, we have created a full relaxation and wellness area in the hotel where we offer a selection of massages.



Discover the Gulf of Spartaia

one of the most beautiful beaches on Elba Island


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By booking from the site you get:

  • Free wi-fi;
  • Free car parking;
  • Access to the seawater swimming pool;
  • Parasol and two sunbeds on the beach;
  • Miniclub for children up to 12 years old.