La Roqqa

La Roqqa

Around the beginning of the 18th century, the former island of Monte Argentario began to attach itself to the Tuscan mainland with two headlands. Before that, the island was also politically independent of Tuscany and was under Spanish rule, as was the larger neighboring island of Elba. Today, the peninsula is a popular vacation destination with beautiful beaches, steep cliffs, hidden coves and cozy seaside towns. One of these is Porto Ercole, a typical Italian fishing village with colorful houses and a picturesque harbor. In this idyllic setting lies the brand new hotel La Roqqa, whose decor is inspired by the glamour of 1960s Italy. The name refers to the three Spanish fortresses that tower over the town, from which you can enjoy stunning views.

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la roqqa room

Facilities

NEED TO KNOW

The hotel is open from mid-April to early November.

ROOMS

55 rooms.

CHECK-IN CHECK-OUT

You can check in from 3pm. Check-out is by 11am.

MORE DETAILS

  • Tourist tax is 4 euros per person per night.
  • Pets up to 15 kg are allowed for 30 euros per day.

NICE TO KNOW

Locals, the hotel team and guests are regularly invited to take part in a beach clean-up to protect the landscape.

About the rooms

All rooms have a balcony or terrace, usually sea views, and an espresso machine. They are decorated according to three colour themes, one for each floor: Terra di Siena is the typical colour of the buildings in Porto Ercole. Green is matching the vegetation and blue is the colour of the sea. The suites, some with 3 or 4 bedrooms, are decorated in sandy hues with a colourful accent here and there. The bathrooms have a shower, bathrobes, slippers and exclusive bath products.

Our favourite room

In the Maremma seaview terrace room, you will enjoy frontal sea views from your spacious terrace.

Enjoy a refreshing swim

The hotel has a Beach Club with a bar, a restaurant and free sun loungers, parasols and beach towels. The hotel's electric shuttle takes you there free of charge. You can engage in water sports there - subject to a supplement - including kayaking, supping, snorkelling and jet skiing.

Work out and wind down

Sports enthusiasts can work out in the gym or take part in guided cycling and walking tours, water sports and yoga classes at the Isolotto Beach Club. A tennis court is about 2 km away and an 18-hole golf course is 7.5 km away. Those who wish can go horseback riding at Uccellina Park or visit the ancient Roman archaeological site of Cosa, 16 km away. Through the hotel, you can book private boat trips with skipper along the Argentario coast and the nearby islands of Giglio and Giannutri.

Children

Children are welcome from 8 years old. The suites are suitable for families. They have at least 1 separate bedroom and a living room.

la roqqa dinner

Food & Drink

top dish

Be sure to try the “spaghetti 8 pomodori,” with eight types of tomato. This seemingly simple dish opens up a world of flavors, textures and aromas.

dress code

Casual chic.

The day begins with a delicious buffet breakfast, in fine weather, on the panoramic terrace. In the afternoon, the hotel's Mezzanino restaurant serves salads, burgers, pasta, ice creams and desserts. At the Scirocco Rooftop restaurant, chef Francesco Ferretti serves refined yet traditional dishes with a contemporary twist. He uses carefully selected local and organic produce. In the evening, you can also dine at the Isolotto Beach Club, a culinary journey by the water. Enjoy fresh local fish and seasonal organic vegetables, or opt for a meat, fish or vegetable barbecue accompanied by local wines. At the Rooftop Lounge Bar, you can enjoy an aperitif or digestif under the stars.

la roqqa location

Location

La Roqqa is located on the southern Tuscan peninsula of Monte Argentario with its photogenic bays and beaches, near the lively port town of Porto Ercole and some 550m from the Beach Club. The fashionable Porto Santo Stefano with its colourful houses and its 2 ports is 12 km away. From here you can take the ferry to the islands of Giglio and Giannutri. Tarquinia, with its Etruscan ‘necropoli’ (= necropolises) is 64 km away. Between 50 and 70 km away are the hidden gems of Sorana, Montemerano, Sovana and Pitigliano, four of Italy's most beautiful villages (I Borghi più belli d'Italia).

Are you travelling by plane?

Rome Fiumicino airport is 144 km away.

Transfer

A private transfer from Rome Fiumicino to the hotel is around €450 each way.

Do you have a (rental) car?

There is a free private car park where you can park your car.

Caractère review

Recent and stylish five-star hotel with high quality and refined design, a trendy beach club and a panoramic rooftop terrace. Minimalism with Italian flair. The restaurant, with its tasty and refined organic dishes, is the hotel's calling card.

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