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The Sicily island is the
perfect place to find beautiful beaches and warm waters to swim. If you
think to go on holiday in the south of Italy, then the Sicilian island
is what you need...let's examine 9 great reasons to choose this great tour
There are different type
of beaches in Sicily, the oriental coast in characterized by Reefs and
sable beaches, the south coast is full undiscovered by the mass tourism
and the north-west coasts are little more crowded and well known for sport
and summer events.
|Beach n° 1 - Mondello
Mondello is one of the well
known summer place of Sicily, it's close to Palermo the capital of Sicily.
On the beach there is an ancient fishermen village famous for its sport
events. It's full of good, restaurants and bars.
Beach n° 2 - Taormina
Called the "Pearl of the
Mediterranean", the Taormina's beach (Mazzarò), is the best summer
resort of the south of Italy. Here there are beautiful sea caves (Grotta
Azurra) and marine oasis like the "Isola Bella", a little island linked
to the land by a little sand strip.
Beach n° 3 - San Vito
This beach is placed in
the western coast of Sicily near the city of Trapani. The beach is connected
with a natural reserve called "The Zingaro". It's a famous place thanks
to the presence of "Tonnare" (structures used to transform the fish tuna).
Beach n° 4 - The Island
Places at the end of Europe,
this island is a little treasure. It's a small rocks island, very similar
to the African coast. It's the latest piece of land of Europe before the
Africa. (Consider that the city of Tunisi is at its north side)
Beach n° 5 - The
oasis of Vendicari
Near Syracuse, eastern part
of the Sicily island, this beach is a natural paradise between the cities
of Noto and Scicli(Sites protected by the UNESCO patrimony for their baroque
art buildings and churches). Here it's possible to visit turtles that deposit
eggs and a lot of migratory birds.
|Beach n° 6 - Beaches
near the city of Catania
In the oriental coast there
are 3 different types of Beach: Sable, Reef and the volcanic reef of Acicastello
n° 7 - Beaches of Ragusa
In the city of Ragusa there
are 4 sable beaches with limpid waters: Marina di Ragusa, Marina di Modica,
Pozzallo and Sampieri.
Beach n° 8 - Capo
The coast near Messina,
in the north of Sicily, is characterized by the presence reefs. The most
important one is the beach of Saint Gregorio, in front of the Aeolian Islands.
Beach n° 9 - Cefalù
Cefalu is a little village
between Palermo and Capo D' Orlando (Messina). Here there are sable beaches
for approximately 1,5 miles. It's advised for the windsurf and other summer
sports lovers. There are a lot of fishermen and the historical centers
where do wonderful boat tour along the coast.
To have a nice summer holiday
follow these simple rules...
The best periods are the months
of June and September. August and July are crowded
In some beaches it's possible
to pay for 10€ for entrance and cabin.
Many beaches have their bars
and restaurants (a bit expensive but good)
Parking cost is 2€ a day
The safeguard is available from
8:00 AM to 18:30 PM
Don't swim over 200 meters from
"Topless" is allowed only in
The Italian coast guard number
The red flag on the beach means
danger cause bad conditions of weather.
/ Featured Taormina Hotels /
Enrico Forte is an expert
about Sicilian travels. He is the owner of the website Volcano Etna, Sicily
hotel reservation to organize a vacation in Sicily, trekking trips
in the south of Italy and Bicycle tours along the Mount Etna Volcano.
HOTELS IN TAORMINA, SICILY, ITALY
browsing Taormina Hotels - Sicily, Italy
Delle Sirene Hotel Taormina Mare
Situated in front of the
sea, Baia Delle Sirene Hotel is 600 metres from the Taormina Exit and 60
kilometres from the Catania's Fontanarossa Airport. The Syracuse, Palermo,
Agrigento, Monreale, Etna as well as the Acolian Islands are the major
attractions in Sicily. The hotel offers comfortable guestrooms that
are tastefully decorated and come with an array of modern amenities to
make your stay a pleasant one. Guests can relish delicious cuisine
in an elegant setting of the on-site restaurant. After a tiring day, you
can unwind at the bar with a refreshing drink. At leisure, you can
relax at the solarium or wander through the beautiful garden. You can also
enjoy at the beach or explore the city and its attractions.
Il Piccolo Giardino Taormina
Set in the heart of Taormina,
this hotel is close to Chiesa Santa Caterina and Museum of Art and Popular
Traditions, as well as Greek Theatre. Additional attractions include Lido
Mazzarò. Dining options at Hotel Il Piccolo Giardino include a restaurant
and a bar/lounge. Room service is available during limited hours. Recreational
amenities include an outdoor pool, a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness facility.
The property offers an airport shuttle (surcharge). Guest parking is available
for a surcharge. Additional property amenities include a poolside bar,
a coffee shop/café, and multilingual staff. The property has designated
areas for smoking. There are 20 guestrooms at Hotel Il Piccolo Giardino.
Refrigerators and minibars are offered.
Isola Bella Taormina
This Taormina beach hotel
is near Lido Mazzarò and Greek Theatre. Additional attractions include
Giardini Beach. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool. High-speed
Internet access is available in public areas. Room service is available
during limited hours. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily.
Additional property amenities include a bar/lounge and an elevator (lift).
There are 43 guestrooms at Hotel Isola Bella. Guestrooms have balconies.
Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, bidets, and hair dryers. Guestrooms
offer direct-dial phones and in-room safes. Televisions have cable channels.
Air-conditioned rooms also include minibars.
Lido Mediterranee Taormina
This Taormina beach hotel
is near Spisone Beach and Lido Mazzarò. Additional attractions include
Greek Theatre. This Taormina property has a private beach. Dining options
at Hotel Lido Mediterranee include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room
service is available during limited hours. Wireless Internet access is
available in public areas. This Taormina property has event space consisting
of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, and small meeting rooms.
The property offers an airport shuttle (surcharge). Guest parking is complimentary.
Additional property amenities include a concierge desk, multilingual staff,
and currency exchange.
This Taormina boutique hotel
is near Villa Comunale, Greek Theatre, and Lido Mazzarò. Additional
attractions include Giardini Beach. This Taormina property has a private
beach. Dining options at Hotel Mediterranee include a restaurant and a
bar/lounge. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily. Recreational
amenities include an outdoor pool. The property offers an airport shuttle
(surcharge). Guest parking is complimentary. Additional property amenities
include a library, a concierge desk, and multilingual staff. This is a
smoke-free property. There are 50 guestrooms at Hotel Mediterranee. Bathrooms
feature bidets, makeup/shaving mirrors, and complimentary toiletries. Televisions
have cable channels.
Vello d'Oro Taormina
This Taormina historic hotel
is near Torre dell'Orogio, Badia Vecchia, and Greek Theatre. Additional
attractions include Giardini Beach. Dining options at Hotel Vello d'Oro
include a restaurant. Room service is available during limited hours. A
complimentary breakfast is served daily. The property offers an airport
shuttle (surcharge). Guest parking is available for a surcharge. Additional
property amenities include a concierge desk and coffee in the lobby. Bathrooms
feature showers, bidets, and hair dryers. Televisions have satellite channels.
Rooms also include air conditioning. Guests may request extra towels/bedding
and wake-up calls.
Domenico Palace Hotel Taormina
Set in the heart of Taormina,
this hotel is close to Church of San Domenico and Palazzo di Santo Stefano,
as well as Greek Theatre. Additional attractions include Giardini Beach.
Dining options at San Domenico Palace Hotel include 4 restaurants and a
bar/lounge. Room service is available 24 hours a day. A complimentary buffet
breakfast is served daily. Spa amenities include facials, body treatments,
and beauty services. This 5.0-star property has a 24-hour business center
and offers small meeting rooms and audio-visual equipment. Wireless and
wired high-speed Internet access is available in public areas (surcharges