All the useful informations
for your holiday in Tuscany at Villaggio Orizzonte
Entering the village means the fully and unconditionally acceptance of the village’s rules. You can consult the house rules here.
How much does half board or full board cost?
Half board (breakfast and dinner) costs € 35,00 per person per day. Dinner can be swapped for lunch, just let the restaurant staff know at breakfast. Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) costs € 49,00 per person per day. Children have 50 % discount.
How can I get to the beach?
- With our beach shuttle
- On foot, approx. 20 minutes walk.
- By bike. There is a bicycle path to the beach.
- With your own car. Parking spaces near the beach are for a fee (weekly subscriptions are available)
Are umbrellas and deckchairs in the Orizzonte lido included?
No, this is an extra service. We recommend to reserve it in advance, together with the apartment (limited availability).
Arrival and Departure
The apartments are available on the day of arrival at about 5 p.m. and must be vacated on the day of departure within 10 a.m. The various facilities such as swimming pools and restaurants, are at your disposal during the whole day, both for the day of arrival and for the day of departure.
Our prices include the first set of bedlinen and towels on arrival for the reserved number of people. For stays of 10 nights or more, there is a weekly change. Final cleaning of the apartement is also included in the price (except for the kitchenette and dishes – they must be handed over cleaned). Dish cloths and tablecloths are not available.
If you want you can book the comfort-formula (extra-charge): daily cleaning and towel change (hotel service), bed linen change twice a week.
In our village a WiFi connection is available, even in the bungalows. Wi-Fi BASIC (for free) guarantees basic services, WiFi Premium (extra fee) enables services that require more bandwidth such as streaming or video conferencing.
Weak telephone networks coverage.
Parking inside the village and big unguarded parking outside. One car park is available for each apartment inside the parking (not adjacent to the apartment, the avenues of access are pedestrian only).
Swimming caps compulsory
Access to the pool is only permitted with a swimming cap (can also be bought inside the village)
Type of payments accepted
Payments on site can be made cash (according to the legal money limit) or with credit cards (Visa and Mastercard).
The cost of the final cleaning on departure is included in the rates. The cleaning of the kitchen and of the dishes is not included – in case they are left dirty, an amount of €25 will be charged.
Published rates do not include the tourism tax of the municipality of Piombino.
Read the complete rules for the stay of the dogs >>
The village accepts pets (to be reported at the time of booking – Maximum 2 dogs per apartment). A daily supplement per animal is requested. Dogs must be always kept on a leash and respect the rules of the village. They cannot enter in the supermarket and pool area. Dogs that belong to the breeds which are considered dangerous must wear a muzzle.
It is possible to keep your valuables under custody at our offices free of charge (office hours 8.30-13.00 and 14.00 -19.00).
Holidays without limits
Village free of architectural barriers. 6 apartments intended for people with disabilities with platform at the entrance, doors and bath in accordance with regulations (standard kitchen).
Questions and answers
How far is the beach?
How can I reach the beach?
- With the shuttle service of the village in the summer period.
- The distance is about 20 minutes’ walk.
- With the bicycle. From the end of the village you will find a cycle track that leads to the beach.
- With your own car. There is a paid parking nearby the beach.
At the beach will I find a free beach or only lidos?
There are both, free beach and lidos. The shuttle service will take you to both. Umbrella and deckchairs in the lido have to be reserved in advance (limited availability).
Can I bring my dog to the beach?
The Bagno Orizzonte (Perelli 3) has an area reserved for guests who want to bring their dog to the beach. Not being a dog beach, the dog cannot swim or take a stroll on the shoreline, but must remain under the umbrella. The dog does not have access to the free beach (in the bathing season). At Perelli 1, which is about 1 km from the village, there is a dog beach free and fully equipped (Bagno Pascià Glam Dog Beach). Here dogs can swim. Our shuttle service does not reach this beach and it is only accessible autonomously. There you will find a paid parking.
Check-in / Check-out
If I arrive in the morning, can I already enter in the apartment?
During the summer season the key delivery upon arrival takes place around 5 p.m. If you arrive in the morning you can in the meantime do the check-in and park the car inside the village. Even our services such as swimming pools, restaurants and shuttle service can already be used. We cannot guarantee that you will find the apartment ready before 5 p.m. In low season the apartment could be available already since the late morning – we ask you to contact us to confirm
At what time do I have to leave the apartment on the day of departure?
During the summer season the apartment must be left within 10 a.m. on the day of departure with delivery of key and bracelets. If you want, you can use our services such as swimming pools, restaurants and shuttle service until the evening. In low season, if the apartment is not booked, it is possible to leave it after lunch.
If I have not booked the half board or full board treatment, can I still eat some time at the restaurant?
We have 2 restaurants within the resort: the restaurant Orizzonte that is open all year round and the restaurant Summertime which is open during the summer season (from May to September). You can lunch or dine in the restaurants also without reservation, or add the half board / full board treatment on site – obviously based on availability at the moment.
Do the apartments have air conditioning?
All our apartments are equipped with modern air conditioners.
How many times is the linen changed?
At your arrival, you will find the beds already made and fresh towels according to the number of people present. For stays of 10 or more nights, we will bring you fresh bedlinen and towels every 7 nights. An extra change of bed linen and towels costs 10 euros per person (only towels 5 euros per person). If you book the comfort-formula (for a fee), the towels are changed daily and the bed linen twice a week.
Will the apartment be cleaned during my stay?
On arrival the apartment is handed over clean. There is no cleaning during your stay. Against payment the Comfort formula can be requested (daily cleaning and towel change). The final cleaning at departure is already included in the price. The only thing you need to do at your departure is to throw away the waste and leave the kitchen angle with the kitchen utensils clean.
What should I bring from home?
The apartment is equipe with crockery and everything you need for cooking. You will not find beach towels, hair dryer, kitchen linens, detergents, sponges and dish cloths (you will find the broom, dustpan and cloth for floors). Objects of every day use such as detergents and other can also be purchased at the mini market present in the village. At the reception, you can rent a hair dryer against a security deposit, in the apartments Charme it is supplied.
Is it possible to request a cot or a high chair?
We provide on request and according to availability the camping cot without linen and the high chair (until stock last, cost as per price list).
The fridge has a freezer?
Yes, the fridge has a small freezer department.
The kitchen has an oven/microwave?
The apartments Standard and Plus are equipped with 4 gas hobs, there is no oven. In the apartments Charme there is also a microwave oven, but only 2 gas hobs.
Location and other information
I will be arriving by train. What is the nearest railway station?
The closest stations are Campiglia Marittima (LI) and Follonica (GR). Both of them are approximately 14 km distant.
How can I reach the village from the Station?
Public transport is unfortunately not well organized to reach the village. We suggest to take a taxi from the station and it is better to reserve it in advance. For information contact us.
Is there a promenade with shops or the possibility to go for a walk outside the village ?
The village is located far from the inhabited centre. We are just about 4 km from Riotorto, small village where you will find a supermarket, post office, pharmacy and bank. For a promenade with shops you will need to move towards Follonica or Piombino, which are about 14 km.
How is mobile phone signal?
There is not good network coverage, so you may not always have signal in your apartment. For Internet you can use the free WiFi (fiber optic internet).
Are there mosquitoes or other insect or animals in the village?
The village is situated in the vicinity of two important wildlife sites, the Sterpaia Coastal Park and The Oasis of Bottagone (WWF). The village itself is located within a green area. As you know in the open countryside there is always the presence of “nice small animals” (squirrels, lizards, geckos, mosquitoes, ants, country mice). As regards to mosquitoes, we periodically perform disinfestation, but we recommend our guests to obtain coils or Autan in order to spend pleasant evenings outdoor. The apartments are equipped with mosquito nets.
Is it possible to use the barbecue?
We do not have an equipped common area for BBQ but you can use your own barbecue in the veranda of your apartment (observing the safety measures and without creating a disturbance to other guests).