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Stunning Private Villa with 2 Pools, 1km to Sea & Beaches, on the Island of Elba



Updated: 06-Oct-2016
Beautifully furnished family villa for up to 12 people in lovely rural location

A delightful family home on the Isle of Elba, Italy. The Villa is fully equipped and beautifully furnished, spacious accommodation for up to 12 persons. All bedrooms are en-suite. Wood burning oven, BBQ and outside dining area. 2 private pools and stunning grounds with breathtaking views of the sea. All amenities are easily accessible, a car is recommended. The villa is just 10' from Portoferraio and 2' to the fishing village of Magazzini. The nearest beach is 1 km away. The caretaker lives nearby. Elba has everything for the perfect family holiday or romantic get away. Beaches all around the island are within easy driving. Great restaurants and shopping available In nearby Portoferraio and Porto Azzuro. Usual holiday facilities for children around the island.

The location is rural, but close to all amenities. A private and tranquil family home comprising a 4 bedroom main house sleeping 8, and a separate 2 bedroom cottage sleeping 4

Golf & Spa Information: A challenging 9 hole golf course is a 5 minute drive from the Villa at Aquabona and is open to guests by arrangement. There is another 9 hole golf club 30 minutes drive away on the delightful bay at Biodala. Felice can help with gaining tee times at both of Elba's only golf courses.

Bored while they play golf? The health spa at San Giovanni on the way to Portoferraio offers a variety of treatments including many with Elba's unique waters and volcanic mud! The Terme is not a pampering spa, but instead harks back to the older European tradition of 'taking the waters. It's an experience, believe me, Including the best shiatsu massage I have ever had! If you prefer pampering there is a luxury spa at the 5 star Villa Ottone a mere 5 minutes drive away. Felice can arrange access to everything.

If you are interested in anything else please - just ask - and we will do our best to help you

Location and Transport: Look up the Villa location on Google Earth.com at 42°47'21.37'N and 10°21'46.41'E

Elba has a small airport in Marina di Campo, 25 minutes drive from the Villa. Flights are available, during the season, to and from various locations throughout Europe normally including Pisa, Milan, Florence and Rome where connecting international flights are available.International flights vary season to season, ask us we will find out for you.

Multiple daily ferries provided by Toremar, Moby Lines, Elba Ferries and Blu Navy from Piombino service various destinations on Elba. including Portoferraio, Porto Azzuro and Rio Marina which are virtually equidistant to the Villa Oriel.

Train services to the Port of Piombino are available and plentiful from all over Italy.

A car is recommended. Car hire is available on the island and we would be delighted to help with organising your requirements.

The Isle of Elba is a retreat for the more discerning Italian holiday maker, 8 miles off the Tuscan coast. The island is easily reached by car/passenger ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio in 55 minutes, or in season by plane direct from various cities in Europe including Milan, Pisa and Florence.

The island is famous above all for its breathtaking scenery, beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters and interesting history. The Villa is situated across the bay from the capital of Portoferraio. Napoleon's elegant villa while in exile can be visited, as can medieval towns such as Capoliveri, Old Portoferraio and Porto Azzuro. There is a wonderful cable car ride taking you up 1018m above sea level to the top of Monte Capanne.

Elba has over 70 different beaches, some reachable by motorboat only which can be hired locally. The island offers wonderful diving, hunting, fishing, golf, horse riding, mountain biking, sailing, surfing, swimming, tennis, walking, water skiing and wind surfing.

More Details
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

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6 Reviews

based on 6 holidaymaker reviews



  • 5 of 5

Wir hatten wunderbare Ferien in der Villa Oriel. Das Grundstück ist großzügig, gepflegt, mit tollem Pool und in Alleinlage mit wunderschöner Natur drumherum. Das Haus ist schön und edel eingerichtet, die Bäder etwas in die Jahre gekommen, die Hütte eher spartanisch. Meeresblick gibt es von einer traumhaften Dachterrasse. Der krönender Abschluss war ein neungängiges Fischmenü von Felice, dem Verwalter, der uns zusammen mit seiner Frau einen unvergesslichen Abend bescherte. Wir fühlten uns wie im Paradies!

Anja aus Deutschland, verreist mit 12-köpfiger Großfamilie

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Die Zimmer und Bäder werden nach und nach aufgerüstet in diesem Jahr, während die Gärten unterzogen werden einen wesentlichen Pflanzung Programm. ADSL-Internet wird ab 2013 zur Verfügung. The bedrooms and bathrooms are being gradually upgraded this year, while the gardens are undergoing a substantial planting program. ADSL Internet will be available from 2013.
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a wonderful place

  • 4 of 5

We spent a great time at this place. Felice welcomed us like an old friend with a big heart and did everything to make our stay as comfortable as possible. The villa is a very charming house. We like to cook and found beside a big kitchen also outside the great barbecue place - we loved it. The children loved to play in the amazing pool but also to discover things around the house. We can recommend the villa and will come back - a wonderful place.

Family Muench

  • Review Submitted: Mar 9, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Unforgettable Elba gateway

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of friends looking for a special place where to celebrate one of our best friend's bachelor party. We had in mind a peaceful weekend in a charming place, lost in the nature, where to chat about the past, while tasting good wine and fresh fish. Villa Oriel turned to be just perfect for us.

The Villa itself is gorgeous, comfortably furnished and super equipped (we loved the ice machine), well located among the trees not far from the sea, with spectacular views from the terrace. A wondeful double pool will please you for both, relax and swimming. ...but the real magic came from the art of guesting of Felice (and his wife). If you will have the fortune to stay in Villa Oriel please do not forget to ask Felice to cook the dinner for you. Felice will wake up early in the morning, buy for you the best fish and fresh vegetables of the island and prepare the most fantastic dinner (and charming table setting) you have ever had.

It was a perfect stay. Strongly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please don't tell Felice he's that good, he'll be off starting his own restaurant!
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The Netherlands

Absolutely Wonderful Villa

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 2 weeks on Elba in August 2010 and we had a fantastic time in the beautiful villa Oriel. The villa was more than we expected, so big and wonderfully furnished. The pools with waterfall were fantastic for us and the kids.

The house is very spacious, with 4 bedrooms, a very big living room and well equipped kitchen. We stayed with 8 adults and 3 children and had more than enough space for everybody, both inside and outside the house. We did not sleep in the cottage in the garden, although we planned to use it, but we tought it was a bit musty. This was the only disadvantage we could find. The rest was fantastic!

The terrace is very big and has a nice dining table, where we had dinner every night. We loved the bbq and pizza oven.

The surroundings are very quite, because the house is situated at the very end of a narrow sandy path. At first arrival it is reccomended to follow the directions to the villa provided by the owner, otherwise it will be difficult to find. But to our opinion this did contribute to the very special and luxury feeling the villa and it's location gave. Absolutely nobody will disturb you when you are enjoying the very relaxing atmosphere of the villa, the garden and the pool.

We also had a very kind and warm welcome at our arrival by Felice, with fresh drinks, wine and fruit. He was always available for help or advice.

We would absolutely reccomend this villa to anybody, and we would love to come back some day. This is the best holiday we ever had!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Superb villa

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely wonderful time and the villa passed all expectations! Felice and Roberta were extremely helpful and we especially enjoyed one of Felice’s fish meals. All the facilities were excellent and especially the pool - the kids lived in it! We will certainly be recommending it to others and hope to return again in future years.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kempten(Bavaria, Germany)

2 weeks in a tuscany paradise

  • 5 of 5

Our paradise was in deed not really easy to find -

entering paradises sometimes is a bit more exhausting...

Our visit started with a very cordially welcome.

The description of the villa was accurate in every detail

and some detail was better than on the internet presentation.

On site we had best support by Felice and Roberta,

just like friends. By the way: friends? We spent the time together with friends and our reports after the trip to the others were like a hymn.

It was a great pleasure for all of us to spent the sunsets with a sundowner and a hot BBQ or baking a pizza - if you prefer professional made pizzas just call ristorante La Carretta

We are looking forward to our next visit in paradise

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2009
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Pisa / Elba at 140 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : La Carretta at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Portoferraio / Rio Marina at 6 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Aquabona at 5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Piombino at 15 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Campiglia Marittima at 20 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : La Carretta at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Magazzini or Ottone at 1.5 Kilometres Car: necessary

The magical and romantic Island of Elba awaits you! Superb beaches, restaurants and places of interest including Napoleon's town and country houses.. Facilities for the whole family. Wonderful views, walks, bathing, sailing. Great for exploring Roman ruins or savouring the wonderful food and wines.

Welcoming climate with plenty of sunshine during the season and mild in winter. An island of quality, great for couples or families. Enjoy the gourmet restaurants and boutique shopping of Portoferraio, Capoliveri and Porto Azzuro all within easy reach by car.

The delightful ferry crossing from Piombino takes an hour and affords views of the virtually uninhibited north east. The island has great sandy beaches everywhere.

Welcome to the historic island, famed for Napoleon's incarceration and escape, and a haven for artists over the years for the wonderful light and colours


Other Activities: Hunting, fishing, golf, horse riding, mountain biking, sailing, surfing, swimming, tennis, walking, scuba diving, sailing school, boat rental

Golf: The Island has 2 golf courses, both are 9 holes and quite challenging. One is within a 10 minutes drive of the house. Our housekeeper Felice can arrange tee times for you.

There are 4 Tennis courts within 5 minutes drive. There can be booked over the phone.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
26 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Nov 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
20 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Jan 2017 - 27 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Easter Week
28 Mar 2017 - 10 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
11 Apr 2017 - 26 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
27 Jun 2017 - 28 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Elba Rally
29 Aug 2017 - 25 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
26 Sep 2017 - 30 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £890

There is a cleaning charge of 350 euro at the end of each rental period, and a charge of 150 euro for each additional full set of sheets and towels, if required during your stay. A security deposit of 1000 euro is required for damage, breakages and telephone, part or wholly refundable at the end of the rental period following an inventory check. It is possible to arrange a daily cleaner for extra.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Luxury


  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...


  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 350 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, Master Bedroom
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, The Yellow Room
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, The Top Room
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, Santa Stefano View
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, The Cottages
  • Bathroom 6 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, The Cottages
  • The bathrooms are beautifully fitted in Tuscan farmhouse style. All rooms are en-suite with a bath plus shower, or just showers. Bathrooms in the main house all have bidets. All towels are included in your rental price.


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Can be Large Double
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed, Can be 2 Singles
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed, Can be Large Double
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed, Can be 2 Singles
  • The main house has 4 bedrooms all are en-suite. 2 double bedrooms are within the house, the master and bedroom 3, both offer lovely views of the ruined castle Volterraio and the surrounding forests and gardens respectively. Bedroom 2 is accessed via an external Tuscan staircase and offers spectacular views over the sea to the Portoferraio from its 2 private terraces. Bedroom 4 is attached to the side of the main house on ground level and is particularly quiet with lovely views of Santa Stefano an 11th century Pisan church. There is also a cottage in the grounds, sleeping 4, both bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. The Cottage is available exclusively from the beginning of April to end of October. Thereafter the Villa has only 4 bedrooms, sleeping a maximum of 8 people. 2 fold away beds can be used for small children in the main house if desired and there is a sofa bed for occasional use allowing a maximum of 16 people to sleep comfortably


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 10 deck chairs


  • Self-catering


  • This delightful Villa is a family home. It is spacious inside and out, furnished to a pleasing standard with antiques and art works. The Villa has everything a family could possibly want for a wonderful time. It is ideal for couples, friends and family wanting to 'get away from it all' and spend cherished, memorable times together. The grounds are extensive and private, reached via a long driveway, from a private rustic road approx 1km from the main road. The Villa is within 3 kms of two 5* star hotels, both of which have all the usual facilities.The local fishing village of Magazzini, a 5 min drive away, has a sailing school, scuba school and boat hire available. It boasts a charming quayside restaurant as well. The Villa is 5 min drive from the local golf club, and in easy reach of restaurants and food shopping. Local information and support can be provided by our representative Felice who speaks English and Italian and will do his best to ensure that you have a memorable stay.

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