Morcone Beach

Capoliveri

One of the largest beaches on the south side facing southwest, with a wide horizon where the setting sun enhances the outlines of the headlands of the south coast of Elba Island. In October 2021 on the left side of the beach about 80 newly hatched Caretta caretta turtles emerged from the sand to slip into the sea.

We are on the slope of Mount Calamita, below Capoliveri. The beach is 250 meters long, sheltered from northerly winds and well exposed to the southwest with a wide shoreline characterized by sand mixed with pebbles with deep blue water. The beach is well equipped and therefore suitable for families with children, thanks in part to easy access. The place is also pleasant for a young audience who can enjoy numerous sea-related sports activities. From Morcone, by renting a boat, it is possible to explore the Seagull Coast, dotted with beaches reachable only by sea where you will really find yourself out of this world.

Type of beach

Sand and pebbles

Recommended with winds of:

North Wind, Grecale Wind (NE), East Wind (E), Mistral (NW)

How to get there

From Capoliveri follow the signs for Morcone-Innamorata. After 2.2 km the fork on the right will lead directly to the beach, served in summer by the Capoliveri Municipality shuttle bus.

Follow the navigator

By clicking on the beach icon on the map you can directly upload the route to your smartphone. Remember to turn on localization.

Facilities

Snack bar
Ideal for sport lovers
Ideal for families
Aquatic equipment rental
Underwater landscape
Car park
Restaurant
Free beach
Nightlife & live music
Equipped beach

Pet friendly

Elba is at the forefront of animal rights. The rule stipulates that each municipality may regulate access to strands more specifically.

Explore the beach in 360°

Mines of Rio Marina

Strategic location for the large amount of hematite and limonite immediately identified by the emperor as soon as he landed on the island as a strategic-military axis.
Location: Rio Marina

Paolina Beach

The beach is named after the islet a few meters from the shore, itself named after Napoleon Bonaparte’s sister who, according to a legend (probably created by a tourism entrepreneur in the 1960s) loved to sunbathe on these rocks.

Location: Marciana

San Martino Villa

Designated as a summer residence, Napoleon purchased the property from the Manganaro family in 1814, with the intention of transforming it into a comfortable and refined abode that would have nothing to envy from Parisian residences.

Location: Località San Martino (Portoferraio)

Mulini Villa

Built in 1724 by Grand Duke Gaston de’ Medici, it was Napoleon’s city residence during his first stay on Elba Island.

Location: Portoferraio

Sanctuary of Monserrato

It was built as a sign of gratitude in 1606 by José Pons y León of the Dukes of Arcos, Spanish governor of Naples and first governor of the square of Longone (part of the state of principals). In September 1814 Napoleon, accompanied by Pons and Bertrand wanted to visit the sanctuary.

Location: Località Monserrato (Portoazzurro)

MUM Mineralogical Museum

While the Elban economy today is based on tourism, the fact remains that the people of San Piero and the west coast (Pomonte) have also lived and continue to live off their granite and marble

Location: San Piero in Campo

Port and Tower of Marciana Marina

Visit the harbor where Maria Walewska landed and the armed watchtower visited by Napoleon himself in 1814

Location: Marciana Marina