Mermaid Vacation in Italy (September 2026)

Have you ever dreamed of exploring the underwater world as a mermaid or merman? If so, the Mermaid Vacation in Italy in September 2026 is perfect for you. Join us for a magical week filled with discoveries, beauty, and unforgettable moments.

Our destination is Elba, a Mediterranean gem known for its beautiful beaches and clear waters. Our stay at the “Al Pozzo” Apartment promises comfort and serves as the perfect base for our mermaid adventures.


Mermaid Vacation in Italy 2026


Mermaid Vacation Details:

When? September 12-19, 2026 (Extension week from September 19-26, 2026 possible)
Accommodation: “Al Pozzo” on the Italian island of Elba
Price: €1,999 (or €2,450 with extension week until September 26, 2026)


– 7 nights in the Al Pozzo Apartment (max. 4 persons per apartment)
– Daily breakfast and a farewell dinner
– Free Wi-Fi
– Excursions to special locations and transport during our activities
– Mermaiding training, yoga sessions, breathing and relaxation exercises
– Model posing tips and underwater model training
– Photoshoots on land and underwater
– Support from our safety team
– Fabric tail rental from Mermaid Kat Shop (if needed)
– 6 edited, high-resolution photos of your choice
– 1 souvenir video of the trip


Not Included:
– Travel to Elba
– Meals other than mentioned
– Diving and diving courses
– Additional photos and individual videos (available for an extra charge)
– Use of silicone tails from Mermaid Kat Shop (rental possible)
– A 20% deposit is due immediately upon booking. A course fee of €1,000 is due 90 days before the trip (non-refundable in case of cancellation). The remaining balance is due 30 days before the start of the trip.


Booking through:
Thomas Scholz (Tom)
Mobile: +49 173 3725736

Spaces are in high demand and book quickly. Therefore, we can only reserve your spot once we have received your booking and deposit.


What to Expect on the Mermaid Vacation:

Our Mermaid Vacation offers a variety of activities that will delight both beginners and experienced mermaids and mermen. From photoshoots on land to underwater shoots at the Elviscott wreck, there’s something for everyone. In addition, the island of Elba and its surroundings invite you to explore both above and below the water.


Mermaid Vacation in Italy


Who is the Mermaid Vacation Suitable For?

If you’re fascinated by “Ariel” and enchanted by fantasy worlds and the oceans, our Mermaid Vacation is made for you! We offer a meeting point for water enthusiasts to exchange ideas, discover new things, and return home with impressive pictures and videos.


Mermaid Retreat in Italy


Photoshoots on the Mermaid Vacation:

During our Mermaid Week, photoshoots are a highlight alongside the training and adventures. Our dedicated team works daily to bring out the best in you and perfectly stage you, creating unique images throughout the trip.


MerFolk Retreat and Mermaid School Italy


Video Packages as an Additional Option at MerFolk Retreat Maldives

If you would like to have individual videos of yourself in addition to the souvenir video, you can book these additionally.

Option 1: PERSONAL TRAVEL HIGHLIGHT VIDEO Your personal highlights of Mermaid Week selected by us and edited as an individual film. | backed with music | Duration 2-3 minutes | as MP4 file | additionally as a reel | Makes your underwater modeling trip unforgettable! Price: EUR 150 (around USD 160 / AUD 250)

Option 2: UNDERWATER MODEL MOVIE Extra film footage and individual scenes edited together to create your underwater model movie. | Preliminary meeting with concept development | basic video coaching | additional video shooting | cut together selected by us | backed with music | Duration 3-5 minutes | as MP4 file | additionally as a reel | Perfect for your portfolio! Price: EUR 250 (around USD 270 / AUD 420)

Option 3: DELUXE MOVIE Film creation cut together as a short film in a cinematic look according to your individual storyline. | Preliminary meeting with concept development | Script writing | individual video coaching | additional video shooting and individual shooting time |backed with music | Duration 5-7 minutes | as MP4 file | additionally as a reel | Show your personality! Epic video recordings for marketing, campaigns, portfolio and more. Price: EUR 450 (around USD 480 / AUD 750)

Optional: additionally all individual scenes uncut (including unpublished ones) Price: EUR 100 (around USD 100 / AUD 160)

Larger changes on average Price: 50 EUR (around USD 50 / AUD 80)

If you are already sure that you would like to book a video option, please contact Jens and Melli from D Image Factory directly.


Lydia’s Highlight Video from Maldives MerFolk Retreat 2021


Accompanying Persons:

Of course, partners and companions are essential for the mermaid vacation. They are warmly invited to join us on excursions. Moreover, they can watch or participate in photo shoots and training sessions. We have already taken many adorable couple photos, and there are plenty of opportunities for more. Companions can also choose 6 photos or leave the choice to the participating person.

Should companions decide not to participate in activities and not to want any photos, we offer a discount. Under these circumstances, prices drop to €900 or, for a period of 14 days, to €1,350.


Mermaid Couple Photo Shoot


Good to Know:

Since 2013, Mermaid Kat, along with her team, has been offering international Mermaid Retreats and trips for underwater models. The team, consisting of award-winning photographers and videographers, is considered the elite in this field. Moreover, all team members are not only highly motivated and professional, but also exceptionally friendly and humorous. They place great importance on an atmosphere of equality, supporting and motivating each other. The goal is for participants to collect unforgettable positive experiences that bring them joy in the long term. For those who wish to connect with other mermaids and mermen worldwide before the trip, the team offers an invitation to the Drama Free Mermaid Community on Facebook.


What to Bring to the Mermaid Vacation:

– Passport/ID card
– Travel insurance
– Diving certification (if you want to dive)
– Swimwear
– Mask, snorkel, fins (if available)
– Summer clothing
– Sweatshirt/light jacket
– Rash guard/long-sleeved shirt
– Light long trousers
– Sunglasses and hat
– Required medications
– Natural insect repellent
– Ocean-friendly sunscreen
– Mermaid tail (if available)
– Waterproof mascara and extra makeup
– Accessories
– Credit cards and cash
– Reusable items like bottles, cups, bags, etc.


About Elba:

Elba, a charming island in the Mediterranean, is just about ten kilometers from the Italian mainland. It attracts visitors with diverse interests: from picturesque beaches and shimmering seas to rich culture, including churches, fortresses, and museums. Elba offers a variety of activities such as biking, e-bike tours, boat trips, diving, or hiking. To reach Elba, take the ferry from Piombino Marittima, which is easily accessible by car, train, or bus. The crossing to Portoferraio takes just over an hour.



Arrival and Information About the “Al Pozzo” Apartments:

Upon arrival in Elba, head straight to Capoliveri, then to our accommodation in Morcone, a quaint village. The apartments offer stunning sea, mountain, and palm views, with barbecue facilities, a spacious garden, free and private parking, flat-screen TVs, washing machines, and free Wi-Fi.

Join us for a Mermaid Vacation on Elba and create memories that will last a lifetime!


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