Find villas in Sicily on the beach !
Sicily beach villas are actually not easy to find. Real estate in Sicily for this type of villas in Sicily is quiet expensive. Unlike other countries, where it’s quite easy to find houses right in front of the sea, Sicily had a different history and tourists can sometimes find tour operators and owners calling “Sicily beach villas” a house that is actually quite far from the seaside. This is why you must always pay attention to the offers you find and not be afraid to ask all the information you need in order to be sure of what you are going to rent for your holiday. You may also find cheap prices for holiday houses close to the beach, and then discover a railroad or a highway behind them… so do not forget to gather all the information required!
Western area includes world-famous destinations that can be chosen for their beautiful sea and wild environment: Scopello or San Vito Lo Capo, with its long, white sandy beach and transparent water, is also famous for the “Cous cous fest”, gathering a wide number of tourists and chefs during the month of September, celebrating this Arab dish that is very popular here. But if you rent Sicily beach villas in this area, you really cannot miss the Zingaro Nature Reserve: a wild and free territory with wonderful rocky beaches, breath-taking scenarios and a sea that will delight all diving fans.
Western Sicily has a lot more to offer: Cefalù, just one hour from Palermo, is a tiny little Medieval town with prestigious ancient buildings and one of the most appreciated beaches of the whole shore; the Egadi islands (Favignana, Levanzo, Marettimo, right in front the city of Trapani) also have tropical beaches and a wonderful sea, perfect for diving; Sicily beach villas can be also found in Marsala, where you will be able to taste the delicious and world-famous typical wine.
Down towards Agrigento beaches are beautiful as well, and the climate is a little less windy than the Trapani district; you will find a wonderful sea in Selinunte, Sciacca and of course Agrigento, with the wonderful Scala dei Turchi, a completely white rocky cliff on the coast of Realmonte – Porto Empedocle lying between two sandy beaches and shaped as a staircase (whence the name – Stair of The Turks). And don’t forget the islands of Pantelleria and Lampedusa, lost in the middle of the Mediterranean, nearby the African shores, stunning destinations for your holidays.
Southern Sicily is really worth a visit as well. Marina di Ragusa was recently awarded “cleanest beach of Italy”, and in Donnalucata and Pozzallo the seashore is fascinating and the water is warm. The Siracusa district is an enchanting area, with the southernmost beach of the island: Portopalo di Capopassero and Isola delle Correnti, where the Mediterranean sea meets the Tirrenian and Sicily villas on the beach here will let you experience the slow, quiet and relaxing life rhythms of this territory. Going North towards the UNESCO inheritage of the Noto valley you will find the Vendicari Nature Reserve: sandy beaches, enchanting scenarios and delicious food as well!
Going North you will be able to discover the beaches nearby the ancient city of Catania: Aci Trezza, with its eight “faraglioni” – dramatic, evocative rocks in the middle of a crystal-clear sea that has been recently turned into a nature reserve thanks to its rich seabed; spiaggia del Mulino, near Acireale, surrounded by rocky mountains and the typical Mediterranean shrub. As you get closer to Taormina you will find the stone beach of San Marco in Calatabiano, close to the rivermouth of “Alcantara” and “Fiumefreddo”: one of the most beautiful of Eastern Sicily indeed, surrounded by orange fields and in a very quiet environment.
And then of course there is Taormina: the worldwide famous destination that has been loved and celebrated by poets, writers and artists from all over the world. The beaches of Giardini Naxos, Letojanni and near Isola Bella are really worth a visit, together with this enchanting town and its “dolce vita”. And in the North-Eastern area you can rent Sicily beach villas in Milazzo or Capo D’Orlando, beautiful destinations where beaches and scenarios are stunning and will assure you a truly unforgettable holiday in Sicily!