Italy’s beloved region of Tuscany brings to mind bucolic vineyards, rolling hills, and roads lined with towering cypress trees. But there’s plenty else to delight and even surprise travelers. Consider the quaint town of Punta Ala: located along the southern Tuscan coast, it’s under the radar of most travelers, yet the go-to summer escape of generations of Romans and Florentines.
Punta Ala strikes a balance between relaxation and understated elegance that encourages lingering, and the same goes for its premier place to stay: Baglioni Hotel Cala del Porto. Set against the backdrop of the Mediterranean Sea and with two adjacent beach clubs (La Vela and Alleluja), the hotel’s 38 airy rooms offer views of the gardens and marina. In the heart of Maremma, Hotel Cala del Porto is perfectly located for day boating trips out to the island of Elba, wine tasting at notable Tuscan wineries, and some of the best golfing in Italy. The regional park Bandite di Scarlino beckons with hiking trails ideal for early morning risers.
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Belvedere Restaurant - indoor/outdoor restaurant featuring Mediterranean cuisine; La Spiagga Restaurant - outdoor Mediterranean dining; both feature views of the Bay of Follonica; three bars on property - indoor, outdoor, and poolside
Spa & Wellness
Fitness and Wellness Center - indoor fitness center offers Technogym equipment while the 1,400 square-foot Wellness Center features a solarium, Turkish bath, and massage cabin
Private pool on property
Private beach with beach club access nearby; concierge on hand to arrange golfing, sailing activities, bike tours, water sports, food and wine tours, cultural tours, and more.
Grand Deluxe Sea View
Each Grand Deluxe Sea View room has a private balcony overlooking the Tuscan sea.
Deluxe Sea View
Deluxe Sea View rooms offer panoramic views of the Tuscan sea or the pool with a blue figure-eight design set between pine trees and Tuscan terracotta. All have a private terrace.
Classic Garden View
Classic rooms are elegantly furnished with pastel colors and overlook the hotel's garden, some with their own balcony.
Panoramic Sea View Suite
The Panoramic Suites feature an expansive terrace with a view over the Punta Ala archipelago, as well as stylish and elegant décor. The suites have two separate large areas and master and service bathrooms, each with very large showers.
Sea View Suite
Spacious Sea View Suites feature two separate areas so that guests can fully enjoy the tranquillity of their room. A well-sized private terrace offers a direct view of the sea.
Junior Sea View Suite
Junior Sea View Suites are spacious, comfortable, and bright with a private terrace to enjoy the panoramic view of the small marina and the Tuscan archipelago.