Sea holidays in May where to go? 3 good ideas to visit Elba Island

sea holidays in May: Elba Island

You have decided to spend the sea holidays in May. And you don’t want to deny you your greatest pleasure: enjoy all the relaxation of fine sand and wonderful sea, without having to reach distant exotic destinations. For this reason, you need to know where to go.

The answer to your question is: Elba Island. In May, you will find the ideal temperatures to bathe in the sea for the first time of the year. Do you like it? In this case, we have three ideas that will allow you to plan this trip in the best way.


1. Portoferraio

The first idea is the main town of the island and the most important port where the ferries to Elba Island dock. The beaches of Portoferraio are among the most popular of the island. Renowned not only for their beauty but also because they’re very easy to reach.

In particular, we recommend to see:

  • Spiaggia di Sansone;
  • Spiaggia della Padulella;
  • Spiaggia di Forno;
  • Cala dei Frati;
  • Spiaggia delle Ghiaie.


2. Porto Azzurro

From the north coast to the east coast. Here, in fact, there is another popular tourist destination on the island. We are talking about Porto Azzurro. Where the most beautiful beaches are these six:

  • Spiaggia Reale;
  • Spiaggia di Pianotta;
  • Spiaggia di Terranera;
  • Spiaggia la Rossa;
  • Spiaggia di Barbarossa;
  • Spiaggia di Mola.

Also these six beaches are easy to reach and are never too crowded, even in summer.


3. The most beautiful ones

Portoferraio and Porto Azzurro are good ideas if you only have a weekend or, in general, a few days for your vacation. If, however, you a little ‘more time available, we have a final itinerary to suggest: the ten most beautiful beaches of the island.


  • Spiaggia delle Ghiaie;
  • Spiaggia della Padulella;
  • Spiaggia di Capo Bianco;
  • Spiaggia di Sansone;
  • Spiaggia dell’Enfola;
  • Spiaggia di Sant’Andrea;
  • Spiaggia di Fetovaia;
  • Spiaggia di Cavoli;
  • Spiaggia di Laconella;
  • Spiaggia di Felciaio.

Places simply unforgettable.


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