Cala Mosche beach

The beach is surrounded by cliffs

Cala Mosche is an amazingly beautiful beach that attracts thousands of tourists. It is located on the territory of the Vendikari reserve. It is several kilometers long, but only a small bay between the rocks is accessible for swimming. There are is a wild sites with rocky shores all around it. You can get here from Noto, driving a few kilometers south along the SP19 road. There is paid parking at the entrance to the reserve.

Beach description

Having reached the Vendikari nature reserve, feel free to go in search of the Cala Mosca beach leaving the car in the parking lot. Thousands of tourists annually come to this coast. The coastline is covered with white, fine sand. The entrance to the sea is gentle, the cliffs, rising from both sides of the bay protect visitors from the wind. The sea is calm, ideal for families with children. The bottom is sandy, there are no jellyfish, sea urchins. The coast is clean, despite the constant influx of tourists. The bay is spread over 200 meters. Tourists are attracted not only by the sandy coast and the warm sea but also by panoramic views of the reserve, picturesque vegetation.

The reserve can be visited at any time. The area of Vendicari occupies around 1,500 hectares. Unique vegetation, various birds flying over lakes , a necropolis, a watchtower, ancient Greek and Roman buildings. The inhabitants of the reserve are flamingos, gray herons, cormorants.

The path to the picturesque bay begins immediately from the highway and runs along the reserve along a hiking trail. You can reach the beach in just 10 minutes . From the reserve you can get to Cala Mosca only by sea. Rocky coasts do not allow to get into the bay along the sea. Swimming on the wild beach of the reserve is not recommended and life-threatening. Sharp stones, deep sea and big waves. But this does not stop fans of extreme sports, so in these areas you can see surfers boldly cutting through the waves.

The sea is calm on the beach of Cala Mosc, the depth is increasing gradually. The peak season falls on July-August. Water temperature arised up to +27 degrees Celsius. Despite the hot weather, this is the most favorable time to visit Cala Mosca.

When is it better to go

In terms of climate, the period from May to October is the most favorable for visiting Italy. The air and water temperature becomes ideal for a classic beach holiday, followed by a trip to the coast of Italy. However, it is necessary to remember that a long summer with the scorching sun, warm sea and pleasant sea breeze attracts crowds of tourists.

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There is no infrastructure on the beach, so you need to bring your umbrella, lawn chair, water and food supply, as well as comfortable shoes. Cala Mosca is not equipped with beach equipment.

The nearest hotels are located in the small town of Noto, which attracts tourists with comfortable hotels and amazing sights.

Hotels with comfortable rooms are located on the first coastline. There are water parks, animators, children's rooms. Adults can rent a boat or motorboat to go to Cala Mosca Beach. Many hotels offer diving and surfing equipment, there is the possibility of paragliding.

You can have lunch at any of Noto's restaurants. Fine Sicilian cuisine, local wine, pasta, pizza and fresh seafood. If you wish, you can rent a car to get to the Vendikare Nature Reserve and Cala Mosca Beach.

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Useful information

Vacation with children on Kala Mosk will be pleasant only if all amenities are prepared in advance. The beach is surrounded by rocks, so strong winds and waves are rare. However, you have to get on foot, because it is forbidden to travel by car in the conservation area.

The beach was chosen by representatives of advertising agencies, which shooting videos about the most beautiful beach in Italy. Hire a guide before you go for a walk in the reserve, you can easily get lost. It is not recommended to swim on a wild beach Rocky shores, rocky bottom - all of this possesses danger to health.

There is plenty of entertainment in Kala Mosk for active young people. Diving and surfing are beloved here. Fishing can be organized. If staying in Noto, be sure to take a stroll through the city center. Ancient baroque churches, houses and museums. Once in the streets of Noto, one gets the feeling that he was transferred to another dimension, in the days of the ancient Romans.

Wherever you stay, the goal of the trip should be one of the most beautiful beaches in Italy - Cala Mosca. A place where you can stay alone with nature. Enjoy the warm sea, sandy beach and the fragrance of plants.

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