Hotel Paradiso, only a short distance from the main town of Portoferraio, is located in the enchanting suburb village of Viticcio, along the 'Green Coast', renowned for the beauty of it's typical Mediterranean vegetation, crystal clear seas and spectacular sunsets, integrally part of the National Park of the Tuscan Archipelago facing Mount Capanne and the islands of Corsica and Capraia.
The hotel complex is located by the sea in a privileged position in the centre of the gulf of Viticcio. Built on different levels of 8000 sq. metres of sea facing land inside the National Park, it enjoys a quiet, panoramic position overlooking the splendid bay with its lovely sunsets . It also boasts the prestigious awards of eco-hotel and "Ospitalità Italiana" - quality approved. Ideal for a relaxing holiday in beautiful surroundings.
The Hotel is managed with professionality and courtesy by the owners and staff and assures a sense of wellbeing in a tranquil and informal ambience.
The comfortable rooms: all with a terrace or balcony, modernly refurbished, bathroom with shower and hairdryer, most have ceiling fans, all with air conditioning, heating 'off season', fridge, Sat-TV Lcd, telephone, and safety deposit box, almost all sea facing with independent entrance and surrounded by trees and flowers.
Restaurant: panoramic and air conditioned - renowned for it's local cuisine with choice of delicious fish, meat and vegetarian dishes.
Lounge-bar (Wi-fi zone), a small "meeting room", sea facing veranda-terrace, informal, relaxing rendezvous offering inviting long-drinks, cocktails etc ...
Facilities: at clients disposal 2 jacuzzi spas, swimming pool with solarium overlooking the bay, sun loungers and umbrellas, children's playground, table tennis, tennis court, bicycles, parking for cars, motorcycles (covered) and a bike deposit area for our guests.
Below the hotel, accessed by our private entrance, a small beach with crystal clear waters embraced by rocks, ideal for snorkelling with complimentary sun-beds at clients disposal during the summer season.
Within walking distance Capo Enfola offers 2 beaches, a slipway for boats , jetty for dinghies and a well organised diving school. Buoys for our clients can be pre-booked on request. Boats, canoes, pedalos, sun-beds and umbrellas can be rented.
Around the area: the renowned white pebble beaches of Sansone (500 mts.distant) Capo Bianco, Seccione-Prunini , Le Ghiaie- all ideal for snorkelling. An awe inspiring 20/30 minutes walk via footpaths in the National Park accesses locations of Forno, Scaglieri and Biodola.
For guests who want to discover and enjoy the wonders of nature during the period from mid. May to September the Hotel invites them to participate in the walks, kayak,snorkelling excursions, all free of charge and suitable for all held by their professional environmental guides . Swimming in the crystal clear sea, exploring the local marine life, observing the typical Mediterranean vegetation during a walking excursion whilst admiring the sea reaching hidden parts of the coastline - memorable occasions!
For lovers of trekking and mountain bikes the area offers numerous pathways through the Mediterranean woods. A stroll to the Capo Enfola promontory to admire the breathtaking views of the west-central coast of Elba and the abandoned tuna factory ( now the seat of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park).
For those who prefer to use a car, taxi or local bus, Portoferraio (4kms. distant) is the island's capital city with its Medicean Fortresses, Napoleon's Museum - its old town centre a popular place for shopping and perusing around the old churches, art/ picture galleries, the Linguella museum and lots of other interesting things only waiting to be discovered. As the Hotel Paradiso is situated in a privileged position, with a 20/30 minute car journey you can reach most island destinations.
Reception: the front desk is available to help and advise you - you can book trips to nearby islands, excursions, events, entertainment, rent cars, motorcycles, boats etc. The hotel also has an agreement with the Terme of San Giovanni for medical theraphy and beauty treatments.