San Vito Lo Capo beach

Paradise holidays in Sicily

Sicily is famous for its stunning beaches. It's like San Vito Lo Copo came off the cover of an advertising booklet that tells of a vacation in paradise. Snow-white beaches, azure sea and all the infrastructure. The place is popular among tourists, in the peak season it's crowded, but thanks to its length, the shore can accommodate a whole battalion of visitors. It's only an hour's drive from Palermo.

Beach description

The beach is located in a picturesque bay. Stunning nature, exotic vegetation, warm sea and a sandy beach. The high mountain of Monaco slightly dilutes all this beauty on one side of the coastline. It gives a particular brutality to the beach with its formidable view. By the way, you can climb it and admire the surroundings from the top. The length of the coastline is almost 3 km. But the most important thing is that it's not only long, but also wide. The territory is cleaned on a permanent basis, there are no algae, the water in the sea is crystal clear. There's all the infrastructure on the territory.

Beach facilities:

  • parasols;
  • lawn chairs;
  • fresh water;
  • shower stalls;
  • a toilet.

You can rent beach equipment for a reasonable price. The entry into the sea is gentle, and the depth increases gradually. An ideal place to relax with children. There are playgrounds and shallow baths on the shore. There are no pits and underwater currents. The sea is warm. If you're not swimming well, you should definitely visit the San Vito Lo Copo Beach. The shore is sandy, as well as the bottom of the sea. You don't have to worry about your legs, you won't cut yourself. Sand, like velvet, envelops the skin.

Holidaymakers of all ages and genders. Here you can find married couples, active young people and seniors quietly having rest. People from all over the world want to go to this paradise coastline of Sicily. Young people choose active entertainment – surfing, diving, flying on a paraglider. Married couples have a great time on the beach, entertaining their children on waterslides. In addition to the beach relaxation you can take a walk around the city, visit local sights and go to the reserve. Riserva Naturale dello Zingaro is a unique reserve with its own beaches. Rocky coastline, amazing beaches, picturesque vegetation, thickets of reefs and flocks of colorful fishes at the depth. Make sure you dive with the scuba set, especially since the cost of a visit is only 5 euros.

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.

Video: Beach San Vito Lo Capo


Best hotels, apartments are located on the beach front. The windows offer a spectacular view of the sea and the majestic Mount Monaco.

Top 3 of beachfront hotels:

  1. Capo San Vito - excellent rooms, own restaurant, spa center and a lot of entertainment for both children and adults.
  2. Mira Spiaggia - the cost of living includes a first-class Italian breakfast, you can rent a sun lounger, there's own restaurant and a sea view from the room.
  3. Egitarso Sul Mare - private beach area, spacious terraces, breakfast included in the cost of living, restaurant with Sicilian cuisine.

There are a variety of cafes and restaurants along the coastline. And the smells of fine cuisine are calling to stop by. Sicilian cuisine, local wine and desserts are very popular here. You can go to a souvenir shop or ride a bicycle along the promenade. Scooters, catamarans, diving and surfing equipment are available for rent right on the shore. If you want to explore the city to the fullest, you can rent a car.

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Isule Rooms & Breakfast
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Useful information

Holidaying with your children on the coast of San Vito Lo Copo is a pleasure. Sandy and gentle entry into the sea, and a lot of entertainment on the beach, will make the trip unforgettable for little tourists. Main advantages of the beach:

  • playgrounds for games;
  • warm sea;
  • sandy shore;
  • the cafe;
  • water rides.

On the promenade you can rent family bicycles designed for several people. You can try fresh seafood in any of the local restaurants, which will make delicious pizza for children as well.

If you're looking for a thrill, there's a spectacular climb on the Monaco mountain waiting for you. You'll have to walk on foot about 5.5 km, but it's worth it. From the top, the whole coast is spreading before your eyes. You can get a dose of adrenaline on the beach as well. Rent a boat or equipment for diving. The local waters have many amazing inhabitants, there're coral reefs. The sea is calm, but in some places you can catch your wave and ride on the board.

To the south of the beach there're football and volleyball courts. A dive center where you can get lessons from experienced instructors. It's possible to rent a yacht and to feel like a master of the world for a while.

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