Cala del Porto
At a Glance
Overlooking the marina of Punta Ala in coastal Tuscany, with easy access to the beach
A boutique hotel with just 38 rooms and suites ensures a tranquil, relaxing stay
Most rooms provide private balconies with wonderful views over the marina and out to sea
Explore the Tuscan archipelago and the nearby island of Elba, where Napoleon was exiled
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The Tuscan coast enjoys a typically Mediterranean climate. Summers (from June to September) are hot and dry with temperatures often soaring to 37°C. High humidity is also common, particularly in July and August. Winter tends to be moderate, at least by northern European standards, with temperatures averaging around 10°C to 15°C between December and February.
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Located in coastal Tuscany, overlooking the beautiful marina of Punta Ala, Cala del Porto is a boutique hotel with just 38 rooms and suites. Here you will find the best of Tuscan food and wine alongside sandy beaches in this wonderfully diverse region.
In the south-western corner of Tuscany lies the Maremma region, home to pine forests, natural thermal baths, long sandy beaches and azure waters. An exclusive and laid-back town, Punta Ala is surrounded by natural beauty, with Cala del Porto offering superb views across the ocean to the Tuscan archipelago, including the picturesque isle of Elba, where Napoleon was exiled.
Between the pine forests and the sea you will find Cala del Porto, where you will receive a warm Italian welcome on arrival. A boutique hotel with just 38 rooms and suites, Cala del Porto is a proud member of Relais & Chateaux, and the high levels of service and hospitality ensure the hotel feels like a home away from home. Rooms at Cala del Porto are spacious and comfortable, and the majority offer private terraces or balconies with views of the garden, pool or marina.
Due to its seafront location, Cala del Porto's two restaurants offer a fabulous selection of grilled fish and freshly caught seafood alongside their Tuscan specialties. Both the refined Belvedere and beachfront La Spiaggia dish up delectable Italian meals such as ravioli, typical of the Maremma area, and gnocchi. Of course both also have a wide selection of local wines, which are also found at the indoor bar or poolside, perfect for cooling off after a day in the Tuscan sun.
For those looking to relax, the private Cala del Porto beach is just 2km away, and easily reached with the hotel's own shuttle service. Here you will find La Vela beach club, complete with fitness suite and wellness area, comprising a solarium, Turkish bath and massage cabins.
Cala del Porto has a total of 38 rooms and suites, the majority of which offer a private balcony overlooking the garden, pool or marina. Rooms have a traditional Tuscan décor with modern furnishings and facilities, including a flat screen television with a wide choice of films.
|Grand Deluxe Sea View Room||
Grand Deluxe Sea View Rooms are comfortable rooms measuring between 25 to 30 sqm, with a private terrace offering sea views.
|Junior Sea View Suite||
Junior Sea View Suites measure between 30 to 40 sqm, with a private terrace offering views over the sea and the Punta Ala marina.
|Sea View Suite||
Sea View Suites measure between 35 to 45 sqm, with a separate living room and a private terrace offering sea views.
|Panoramic Sea View Suite||
Panoramic Sea View Suites measure between 50 to 60 sqm, with a private terrace offering sea views. These suites have two bathrooms with bathtub and walk-in shower.
Children are welcome at the hotel and a childcare service exists with a surcharge. Children under 16 sharing a room with two adults are free of charge and it is possible to hire a baby cot free of charge and on request.
Cala del Porto has two restaurants, Belvedere and La Spiaggia. Belvedere is a refined and elegant option with lovely views over the marina, while La Spiaggia is a relaxed beach-front option. Both serve traditional Tuscan and Italian fare, using local ingredients and freshly-caught seafood.
Cala del Porto has a large fitness area, accessible at La Vela beach club, as well as a relaxing wellness area complete with solarium, Turkish bath and massage cabins. Outside the hotel there is a great course at Punta Ala International Golf Club. Trips further afield to the Formiche, Giglio, Giannutri or Elba islands, nearby wineries or even thermal baths are also available.
Couple's cooking lesson at Cala del Porto
Get stuck in at Cala del Porto with this couple's cooking lesson, and learn how to put together traditional dishes from the Maremma area. Use local Tuscan ingredients and freshly-caught seafood, then enjoy your creation for lunch or dinner.
Private yacht trip to Elba island
A picturesque island off the Tuscan coast, Elba is home to culture, spotless beaches, and sparkling azure waters. Discover the beauty of the island, as well as the history of Napoleon's place of exile.
Location & directions
The Hotel Cala del Porto is located in Punta Ala on the unspoiled Tuscan coast, an hour and a half south of Pisa and two hours from Rome. Its province of Grosseto forms part of Southern Tuscany.
How to get there
Access via the airports of Pisa, Rome or Florence, with driving distances of between 90 minutes - 3 hours to the hotel.