Most Beautiful Beaches in Italy to Visit 

As per research, Italy has 4,723 miles of coastline, dotted with some of the most beautiful beaches and seaside towns in the entire world. There is indeed something about Italy as a whole that hits differently from its world-beating cuisine to its unbelievable range of landmarks, attractions, galleries, and museums. Italy’s beaches contain white sand, limestone cliffs, and the bluest, clearest waters. It is difficult to pick the most beautiful beach, but we’ve narrowed it down to this list. 


Here are the Most Beautiful Beaches in Italy

1. Atrani, Campania

Atrani, Campania

The most photographed and iconic sight of the Amalfi Coast is Attrain Beach. This beach is one of the region’s best-kept secrets, that is less crowded. Aside from its colorful cliffside perch, beautiful churches, and charming piazzas, the town has an idyllic beach flush against the Tyrrhenian Sea. The visitors can enjoy post-sun lounging with the locals in Piazza Umberto I, which is the town’s main square. One can also explore charming exterior decor.


2. Spargi, Sardinia


Spargi is an island in Italy. This island is situated in the Maddalena archipelago, in the Strait of Bonifacio between Corsica and Sardinia. The beach here is not as dramatic by cliffs as other areas are in Italy. They are backed by palm trees and lush island plants. Spargi coastline can be mistaken for tropical Tahiti. The shallow turquoise waters are perfect for snorkeling and the beach’s silvery sand is made for all-day sunbathing.


3. Chiaia di Luna, Ponza


Chiaia di Luna is a bay and a beach on the island of Ponza in Italy. This place is one of the most scenic spots in the country. The beach name holds meaning in Neapolitan: chiaia means beach, and luna means moon. That refers to the beach’s crescent-moon shape. Chiaia di Luna is a narrow crescent of silky sand at the base of a towering, 328-foot volcanic rock wall curved in a half-moon shape.


4. La Pelosa, Sardinia

La Pelosa is located on the north-western coast of the captivating island of Sardinia. This beach is famous for its crystal-clear turquoise waters, fine white sand, corner protected by pine forests, and enchanting surroundings, La Pelosa is a true gem that enchants everyone. This place is also known for the ramshackle offshore castle.


5. Cala Goloritze, Sardinia

Cala Goloritze is a beach that is located in the town of Baunei, in the southern part of the Gulf of Orosei, in Ogliastra, Sardinia. The beach is famous for its peak of 143 meters above the cove and also the natural arch that opens on the right side of the bay. In 1993, Goloritze was declared a Natural Monument of the Region of Sardinia. The beach is attractive because of its limestone cliffs, soft ivory sand, small white pebbles, and striking, blue-green ocean. Goloritze was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995.


6. Scala dei Turchi, Sicily

Scala dei Turchi is a rocky cliff on the coast of Realmonte, near Porto Empedocle, southern Sicily, Italy. Southern Sicily is popular for its Greek temples in Agrigento. It offers jaw-dropping views and pristine beaches near the town. The sandy beach can be accessed by foot. As per the research, this place was once a shelter for Turkish ships plundering along the Sicilian coast. In 2007, Realmonte applied for the inclusion of the Scala dei Turchi in the UNESCO Heritage List.


7. Baratti, Tuscany

Baratti region is known for its historic cities like Florence and Siena. The beach coast is worth exploring. It is known for its crystal blue water and remote location which make it an amazing destination. As it is on the periphery of the Bolgheri region, visitors can discover incredible wines and memorable swimming spots. You will also enjoy Petra hosting music events during the summer.


8. Arcomagno Beach, Calabria

Arcomagno Beach, Calabria

Calabria is a region in Southern Italy. The Tyrrhenian Sea is not far from Cosenza, in a small inlet between majestic cliffs and a spectacular sea in the Gulf of Policastro, there is a very fascinating beach Spiaggia dell’ Arcomagno. It got its name because of the rock arch that separates it from the sea. Arcomagno beach is not easy to reach, it can be accessed by sea. If you visit this beach, then you will enjoy a truly breathtaking view.

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