Clear and crystalline, the Sicilian sea offers some of the most beautiful beaches in Italy, between hidden coves and wild oases, surrounded by the green of the Mediterranean scrub. Here are the Sicilian beaches for an unforgettable beach holiday in Sicily.

San Vito lo Capo

Location: San Vito lo Capo  Google maps
Type: Sandy

Immersed in a beautiful landscape between the Zingaro Reverse and Monte Cofano, this beautiful, long and very wide beach has fine white sand and a turquoise, limpid and transparent sea. 


Location: Palermo Google maps
Type: Sandy

Palermo’s main beach only 11 km from the city centre between Monte Pellegrino and Monte Gallo. Overlooking a small gulf, the beach has fine white sand and is almost 1.5 km long.

Isola Bella

Location: Taormina – Google maps
Type: Gravel

Pebble and grainy sand beach, surrounded by high cliffs and accessible through a staircase.  The rocky seabed gives the water an extraordinarily clear and transparent blue colour.

Rabbit Beach (Spiaggia dei Conigli)

Location: Lampedusa Google maps
Type: Sandy

Closer to North Africa than to mainland Sicily and located in a natural reserve this wonderful white sandy beach is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Fontane Bianche Beach

Location: Syracuse (Siracusa) Google maps
Type: Sandy

Located about 15 km from Syracuse, this approximately 3km long beach has white sand and a beautiful blue and crystalline sea

Scala dei Turchi Beach

Location: Realmonte Google maps
Type: Sandy

Fine golden sand and beautiful turquoise and clear sea on both sides of the famous Scala dei Turchi rocky cliff with the shape of a sumptuous natural staircase that slope down to the sea below

Lungomare Cefalù

Location: Cefalu Google maps
Type: Sandy

The beach is about 1.5 km long and is famous for its fine, clear sand and its blue, clear sea with the seabed that slopes gently towards the open sea.

Lungomare di Cefalu Beach

Vendicari Beach

Location: Noto Google maps
Type: Sandy

Beautiful beach with a very long coastline of soft white sand, bordered by dense Mediterranean scrub vegetation, it is located inside the Vendicari Nature Reserve, overlooked by a Swabian tower and the ruins of a beautiful tonnara.

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