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The Best Beaches in Sicily: Top 5 Shores on the Island

wildlife sanctuary "Zingaro", prov. ...
wildlife sanctuary "Zingaro", prov. Trapani, reg. Sicily, Italy: Tonnara del Uzzo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Français : Realmonte : La falaise de « Scala d...
Français : Realmonte : La falaise de « Scala dei Turchi », mélange d'argile et de calcaire (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
English: San Vito Lo Capo, Sicily, Italy Polsk...
English: San Vito Lo Capo, Sicily, Italy Polski: San Vito Lo Capo, Sycylia, Włochy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

By []Giorgia Di Mattei

If you are thinking about going for a trip to South Italy, maybe you would like to know where to find stunning beaches to relax and sunbathe far from the city noises and routine. Before going, discover the 5 best beaches in Sicily you shouldn't miss for any reason.

Are you much more into sandy shores? Or do you prefer rocky beaches? Check the detailed list we've prepared for you and find out your ideal beach in Sicily!

Sandy beaches in Sicily

1. Scala dei Turchi
Scala dei Turchi in Realmonte is a real pearl on the island. It's one of the most impressive sandy beaches in Sicily. Its golden sand is the perfect setting for its huge white mountains of limestone. When the sunbeams shine on it, Scala dei Turchi starts sparkling. If you love Spa treatments, have a free natural clay mask in this amazing beach!

2. San Vito lo Capo
Also known as Saint Vitus Cape, this stunning beach has crystal clear waters and shiny soft sand. Have you ever watch Ocean Twelve? Well, this shore was the setting of those wonderful scenes. If you are an expert climber, let the close cliffs enchant you and reach the caves enclosed among them. The prize for your bravery? A breathtaking landscape...

3. Balestrate
If you don't really like lying on a beach sunbathing, why don't you enjoy the entertainment of Balestrate beach? Balestrate is a small village at about 25 km southwest of Palermo, driving towards Trapani. Every summer, its long shore turns into one of the most popular destinations for party people. Enjoy to the activities of the staff, from dancing classes to gym exercises, drink a cocktail at sunset and listen to live music all night long. So amusing!

Rocky beaches in Sicily

4. Zingaro
Between Scopello and Saint Vitus Cape there is a lush natural reserve with seven heavenly rocky beaches known as 'Riserva dello Zingaro', open everyday from May to September. Put your trainers on and get ready to have a long hike among the unspoilt paths of this oasis. Just a tip: do not forget you sunscreen and a little beach umbrella to protect your skin from the sun.

5. Cavagrande del Cassibile
If you are trained enough to climb down the cliff, go to Cavagrande del Cassibile and discover one of the best rocky beaches in Sicily in the district of Syracuse. Reaching the emerald natural pools may be a little hard, but you will be rewarded with a enchanting view.

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