An "Island on another Island" ... this is one of the best ways to introduce Capo Sant'Andrea, a natural balcony overlooking the sea of the Island of Elba.
A winding road through the lush, untouched nature takes you down to the sea in Sant'Andrea, and comes to a stop at the fine, white sandy beach.
On one side the chestnut trees seem almost to touch the crystal clear water, while on the other side a path cuts across the cliffs leading to an unusual flat, granite platform.
In the country side behind the town, nature lovers will be able to discover historic mountain paths - traces of past civilizations - and find themselves surrounded by lush and very varied Mediterranean bush.
And it is precisely in this enchanted part of the Island of Elba that they will find the Hotel Barsalini, just at few metres from the beach ...