Sport & activities activities

Who says that relaxing means just taking sun?
At the Hotel del Golfo we realize that to find one's way back again to wellbeing of both the body and mind, there is also a need for sports and open-air activities. We offer swimming, tennis, sailing and golf.

The natural environment surrounding you will replenish you with energy. The sense of freedom that emits from the sea will give you the vitality belonging to a child!


Two tennis courts are at your disposition on the premises of our hotel. The first is made of synthetic grass, while the second is a tournament ready clay court. Organize a pleasant round of sets with your friends or reserve a private tennis lesson


To play golf at our exclusive Hermitage Golf Club (nine holes), among the panoramic views upon the sea and the intense perfumes of the Mediterranean, is an event you will not want to miss out on. Our guests can take advantage of specially arranged course fees whether they play at the Hermitage Hotel Golf Club (nine holes) - close at hand at our sister hotel and only minutes from the Hotel del Golfo--or at the Acquabona Golf Club (eighteen hole).


Our swimming instructor, a member of FIN, is available on a daily basis for individual or group swimming lessons. Older or younger children will particularly enjoy the lessons.


For those interested in getting into shape, our Sporting Life Beach gym is ideal. It is equipped with exercise machines, a weights' room, and vibrating footboard. During the week, you can participate in relaxing courses of pilates or body balance. Private lessons with our personal trainer are also on offer.


You are sure to enjoy our acquagym lessons. Two times a week, these complimentary lessons are held in the main sea water swimming.


Did you know that the Island of Elba has 150 species of minerals, 40 types of orchids and among the richest Mediterranean flora in the world? Expert guides will lead you along paths of varying difficulty in the wake of the scents of rosemary, broom and lavender. Reach the nothern side of the island or venture into he central part in search of the most beautiful views, where you even see ad far as Montecristo.


Between relaxing on the beach and taking a dip in our pool, you are invited to plan with us diverse activities that will not bore you. Expert guides will lead you through unexplored pathways on the Island of Elba. By foot, by bike. If you instead prefer the marine atmosphere, there are kayaks and sailing boats.

Sailing school

If you love the sea there is nothing more enjoyable than learning how to maneuver a sailing boat. Our sailing teacher, a member of FIV, holds courses for adults and children, and for private groups or individuals at every level of difficulty.

Diving center

When you vacation on Island of Elba one of the most interesting opportunities is to discover its shallow marine waters. There are more than twenty points of immersion scattered on the north side of the island where our hotel is located. Professionals from the PADI Immersion Center, right next to the hotel, offer scuba diving courses for adults and for children from eight years of age.