The best beaches in Sicily: take a free tour!

Sicily is a summer holiday jewel in the Mediterranean Sea and Sicily beaches are some of the most beautiful in all of Europe! If you are coming here and looking for some of the best beaches to relax on then check this list of the Best Beaches in Sicily. You will definitely choose one for your coming holidays!

There is no one in Palermo who wouldn’t go to the beautiful beach of Mondello during the hot summer days. It can be sometimes overcrowded but is definitely on the list of the most beautiful places in Sicily.  The beach is located about 10 kilometers away from the city, nestled between Monte Pellegrino and Monte Gallo mountains.

Sant Vito Lo Capo’s turquoise waters and crescent-shaped sandy beach are a well-kept secret, sure to impress beach-lovers. Set against the imposing backdrop of Monte Monaco in Sicily’s north-west, this charming coastal town is also a big hit with climbers. Visit in September to experience the Cous Cous Festival.

Who wouldn’t know the famous beach between Trapani and Palermo with the equally famous and iconic mountain? The beach is 3 km long and wide enough to accommodate thousands of visitors every day. San Vito Lo Capo hosts big International Kite Festival every year and is a very popular summer destination.

Riserva dello Zingaro is a nature reserve located along the Sicilian coastline. It is hiding some of the best beaches in all of Sicily.  If you like secluded, secret and empty beaches without any services and no tourists at all, you have to go to Riserva dello Zingaro.


Favignana –If you like swimming among the towers made of rocks and want to try some jumps from a height into the sea then Cala Rossa in Favignana island will be your tip.  Located in the western part of the coast of Sicily Favignana belongs to some of the most beautiful and popular places in Sicily.

Castellammare del Golfo

A view of Lipari beach, Sicily,Italy

Just off the coast of Sicily, you can find some of the famous islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Aeolian islands. They are of volcanic origin which is why you can find here numerous beaches of black volcanic sand. Sabbia Nera in the island of Vulcano is one of the most popular ones. If it’s not too hot, pay a visit to the nearby volcano that offers amazing views of the Aeolian islands.

Taormina/Isola Bella

Isola Bella is an islet in Taormina that is connected with the island of Sicily by a narrow strip. If you want to experience some Thailand-like swimming then this place will be ideal. The islet offers amazing sunsets and you won’t go wrong if you take a good photo camera with you.

Giardini Naxos  is a large holiday resort near Taormina. Its beaches are often featured on the postcards from Sicily and offer amazing views of the surrounding mountains as well as Mount Etna.

Fiumefreddo/Marina di Cottone

Syracuse/Punta del Pero

Fontane Bianche & Isola di Siracusa

Fontane Bianche is a small summer holiday resort town not far from the city of Syracuse and offers amazing swimming in the Caribbean-like location. Although palm trees are missing at the coast, crystal clear turquoise water transfer you miles away of Europe.

Syracuse – Ognina

Syracuse – Lido di Avola

Südosten – Lido di Noto

Oasi di Vendicari/Cala Mosche  is a bay located in the south-eastern part of Sicily, near the town of Noto. It is a part of the nature reserve and is therefore sought after by people who prefer more remote locations.

Oasi di Vendicari/Tonnara

San Lorenzo

Capo Passero

Ispica/Santa Maria del Focallo

Pachino/Granelli

Sampieri

The Sampieri beach is located near the seaside resort of the eponymous name. It stretches in 20 kilometers of pristine and wild coastline.

Marina di Ragusa

Punta Secca

Marzamemi


Isola delle Correnti

Agrigento / Scala dei Turchi

Have you already seen strange white cliffs at the amazing coast with crystal clear turquoise water and dark blue sky as the great collection of contrasts? Then it couldn’t be elsewhere then in Scala dei Turchi. Once you decide to come to this beach you’ll never forget it. It is such a great experience!

Spiaggia Mollarella

Another Caribbean beach in Europe can be found in Lampedusa island. The overall effect is enhanced even more with Conigli island, which the Conigli beach is facing to.

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