Named after and near to the prehistoric cave of Grotta dell'Uzzo, this smooth pebbly beach, small though, has a breathtaking view with unique and splendid colours as its sea is emerald green with white gravel. While on tour, it is highly recommended that you visit the nearby Uzzo cave and other beauties in its vicinity, It is totally worth it.
With a rich history that dates back to 10,000 years ago, Sicily holds a lot of wonders. The island is marked by historic temples, outdoor theatres of antiquity, natural recreation activities and great shopping opportunities too! One aspect of this phenomenal island stands out, though and that is the warm and breathtaking beaches residing in and around it. The beautiful island of Sicily is not just a treasure of the Mediterranean Sea; it is an amazing tourist destination (the reason is clear enough). Here are the seven Sicilian beautiful beaches to visit on your next vacation.
1. Cala dell'Uzzo, San Vito Lo Capo, Italy -
2. Isola Bella, , Italy -
Isola Bella, one of the Borromean Islands, can be reached in a few minutes from Verbania, Baveno, Stresa and Arona. Truly a natural and human treasure, it has always been one of the favourite tourist attractions of Lake Maggiore.
Surrounding Isola Bella is the historic and exquisite Baroque palace, along with a luxuriant Italian-style garden, full of flowers and exotic plants of great rarity. Undoubtedly, everything on the island has been designed to create a scenic effect.
3. Rabbit Beach, , Italy -
It wouldn't be out of place to say this is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Rabbit beach also called Isola dei Conigli, whose guests adore its crystal clear water, exciting aquamarine colours and its soft white sand had been rated the best in the world in previous years because of its phenomenal nature.
Rabbit beach which is located in the Pelagie Islands, an archipelago in the Mediterranean sea, south of Sicily, is remote and truly gorgeous. Home to plenty of loggerhead turtles and other wildlife, this beach is close to perfection.
4. San Vito lo Capo, San Vito Lo Capo, Italy -
Exciting and equipped to host a large number of visitors, San Vito lo Capo is one of Sicily's popular tourist resorts. The perfect experience would be characterized by not caring about a thing in your preferred outfit as you enjoy a long bath in the blue sea, taking that evening stroll and importantly, not missing the Cous Cous and the Caldo Freddo local dishes of small steamed balls of semolina served with succulent fish soups, vegetables or various meats; the latter being a succulent ice cream cup with liqueur, brioche, cream and melted chocolate.
5. Mondello, Palermo, Italy -
Mondello's beach attracts and accommodates all-comers, even young children and toddlers owing to the fine sand and the gently shelving, shallow, placid waters. A fulfilling experience would be a morning on the beach, followed by a stroll along the lungomare, further down to the main piazza and of course, a seafront lunch in the sun. You also wouldn't want to miss the wide variety of eateries which includes street food sellers, excellent gelateria, seafood trattoria and more.
6. Cala Rossa, , Italy -
The secret of this prestigious and enchanting beach lies in its simplicity yet magical feel. A beach on the open sea surrounding a peninsula, Cala Rossa is preserved from the hustle and bustle. Everything integrates perfectly in its environment, therein lies the unadulterated beauty of this beach.
7. Calamosche Beach, , Italy -
Better known by the inhabitants of the place as "Funni Musca", Calamosche is an enchanting natural swimming pool with an equipped parking place. Delimited by two rocky headlands that act as a shield to the currents, with the seabed which has more profound caves, hollows and ravines hosting a varied marine life, Calamosche beach is perfect for snorkelling and other fun activities.