Best Beach Hotels in Sicily

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best beach hotels in Sicily for you below. Bon voyage!

Sarah, Travel Blogger

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Taormina’s Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina is opposite the Greek Theatre and offers panoramic views of… See more

Taormina’s Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina is opposite the Greek Theatre and offers panoramic views of Mount Etna and the Sicilian Coast. It features an outdoor pool and spa.

Rooms at Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina are all air conditioned and offer, satellite TV, minibar, private bathroom and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms have views of the sea or the hotel gardens with magnolias, cypress and palm trees.

Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina serves an American buffet breakfast. The Michelin starred restaurant serves both Sicilian and Mediterranean cooking, and Literary Terrace & Bar provides drinks and snacks on its sea-view terrace.

The wellness centre at Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina includes a sauna, Turkish bath, gym and massage services. Guests can also relax on the nearby private beach, using the free beach shuttle service.

Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina is 5 km from the Taormina-Giardini Naxos Train Station and 45 minutes' drive from Catania Airport. Private transfers can be arranged to and from the airport and train station.

Rooms from $573

Atlantis Bay - VRetreats

Rated 9.1 in 510 reviews

Atlantis Bay is located on a cliff in Baia delle Sirene Bay. The property boasts a panoramic restaurant with veranda, a… See more

Atlantis Bay is located on a cliff in Baia delle Sirene Bay. The property boasts a panoramic restaurant with veranda, a swimming pool, and a private floating sea platform.

Hotel Atlantis Bay pays particular attention to grand gourmet cooking. Seaside dining is also possible.

Rooms from $435

The 5-star Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea offers a lovely setting overlooking the Mediterranea Sea, just a 5-minute drive… See more

The 5-star Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea offers a lovely setting overlooking the Mediterranea Sea, just a 5-minute drive from Taormina’s centre. It features a private beach, an outdoor pool, kids club and wellness facilities.

The elegant rooms and suites are decorated with refined fabrics and antique furniture. Each one comes with free Wi-Fi, plus Bulgari and Molton Brown bathroom toiletries. Most accommodation comes with a furnished sea-view balcony.

Restaurant Oliviero serves Sicilian cuisine and fresh seafood on its beautiful terrace with panoramic views of the Bay of Mazzarò.

The Villa’s wellness centre is surrounded by tropical gardens and also features a fitness centre with new Technogym equipment. In-room massages and treatments are also available.

The Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea organises a free shuttle service to and from Taormina and free boat cruises along the coast are organized during the summer months. A private shuttle service can be arranged to and from the airport and station.

The hotel is in front of the cable car to Taormina old town. Taormina-Giardini Naxos Station is a 5-minute drive away, while Catania Airport is 60 km from the property.

Rooms from $609

Mazzarò Sea Palace is set above Taormina's beautiful Mazzaarò Beach. It has a wellness centre, its own sea-view pools… See more

Mazzarò Sea Palace is set above Taormina's beautiful Mazzaarò Beach. It has a wellness centre, its own sea-view pools and a free private beach.

Mazzarò Sea Palace's wellness centre provides a wide range of massages and spa treatments and has Turkish baths.

Rooms have been refurbished and are elegant and spacious. All come with balconies and some have lovely views. Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Free WiFi is available throughout the property. A broadband internet service is also available.

You can reach Taormina centre using the cable car set 50 metres from the Mazzarò Sea Palace. Tours around Sicily and to Etna can be booked at the hotel.

Rooms from $478

Le Calette N.5

Rated 8.9 in 112 reviews

Offering a hot tub and fitness centre, Le Calette N°5 is situated in Cefalù in the Sicily Region, a 5-minute drive from… See more

Offering a hot tub and fitness centre, Le Calette N°5 is situated in Cefalù in the Sicily Region, a 5-minute drive from the centre and the Cathedral Basilica of Cefalù. The resort has an outdoor pool, children's playground and sun terrace, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant.

Every modern and elegant room at this resort is air conditioned and has a flat-screen TV and views of the swimming pool and of the sea. Certain rooms have a seating area for your convenience. A terrace or balcony are featured in certain rooms. All rooms are equipped with a private bathroom fitted with a bidet. Extras include slippers, free toiletries and a hair dryer.

You will find free shuttle service at the property.

This resort has a private beach area and water sports facilities and bike hire is available.

Caletta Presidiana is always open, Calette Reef Club will be open from mid-May, and Caletta Selvaggia and Calette Beach will open in June.

Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including snorkeling, diving and hiking. The resort also offers car hire. Falcone-Borsellino Airport is 83 km away.

Rooms from $1 791

Castello di San Marco Charming Hotel & SPA

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Rated 9.0 in 391 reviews

This impressive 17th-century castle is set in a 10-acre park on the coast 20 minutes' drive from Taormina. In summer… See more

This impressive 17th-century castle is set in a 10-acre park on the coast 20 minutes' drive from Taormina. In summer, Castello di San Marco Charming Hotel & SPA has its own private beach.

Castello di San Marco Charming Hotel offers suites set in its private park. Each suite is air conditioned and features a minibar and tea and coffee making facilities. A buffet breakfast is served each morning.

The property has 2 restaurants. Mastri Flavetta is a traditional Sicilian dining hall that is open for dinner from May until 31 October. During summer, you can dine outdoors at Giardino di Pietra and the grill restaurant by the pool is open for lunch.

A spa including a hot tub, a Turkish bath and a sauna is available on site. There is a tennis court and bikes can be rented at reception.

Castello di San Marco is 5 minutes' drive from Calatabiano and is ideal for visiting Taormina and Mount Etna. Popular local activities include horse riding, scuba diving and sightseeing tours.

Rooms from $196

Le Calette Bay

Rated 9.0 in 243 reviews

Hotel Le Calette is set in a splendid bay, overlooking the sea, a short distance from the centre of Cefalù. It has a… See more

Hotel Le Calette is set in a splendid bay, overlooking the sea, a short distance from the centre of Cefalù. It has a private beach, a green park and free WiFi throughout.

All rooms at Le Calette are air-conditioned and have Pay TV. Some offer views of the sea or of the garden. The bathroom includes free toiletries and a hairdryer.

The on site restaurants serve both local and Italian cuisine with a slight focus on fish and seafood dishes. Breakfast is a sweet and savoury buffet and is available daily.

Situated in one a beautiful area of Sicily, Le Calette Hotel is just a few km from the Madonie Mountains.

Caletta Presidiana is always open, Calette Reef Club will be open from mid-May, and Caletta Selvaggia and Calette Beach will open in June.

Rooms from $215

Hotel Villa Paradiso

Rated 8.8 in 839 reviews

Villa Paradiso enjoys views of the Bay of Naxos and Mount Etna. This renovated, historical property is in the centre of… See more

Villa Paradiso enjoys views of the Bay of Naxos and Mount Etna. This renovated, historical property is in the centre of Taormina, and offers unique rooms with a private balcony or terrace, overlooking the sea, garden, or town. The cable car to the beach is 10 minutes' walk away.

Rooms at Villa Paradiso feature antique furniture and original works of art. Each room has a minibar and satellite TV.

Roof top bar "Settimo Cielo" is open from 4.00 pm till 11.00 pm. You will find a lounge with a well-stocked library and a veranda overlooking the gardens. The shared lounge also features an original Mirò painting.

From the 1st of June till the 30th of September, our guests have access to Nuova Spiaggia Paradiso in Letojanni (7km), including a free parasol and sun lounger.

Rooms from $203

Minareto

Rated 8.8 in 319 reviews

Set on cliffs overlooking Siracusa and Ortygia Island, Minareto is a 5-star luxury hotel in the protected Plemmirio… See more

Set on cliffs overlooking Siracusa and Ortygia Island, Minareto is a 5-star luxury hotel in the protected Plemmirio area. This property offers a quiet location, outdoor pool, 2 private beaches and unbeatable views.

Rooms have a classic Italian design with works of art on the walls and fine fabrics and bed linen. All air-conditioned, they also feature a balcony with sea view and an interactive LCD TV with free internet access. Villas with a private garden and pool are also available.

You have free access to the private beach and a free beach set including a sun lounger, parasol and beach towels. Breakfast is buffet style. The restaurant serves Sicilian and Italian cuisine, which can be enjoyed up on the roof terrace in summer.

Minareto is just 15 minutes drive from Siracusa centre and Ortygia Island. It is 9 km from the ancient ruins of the Greek Amphitheatre. A shuttle boat service to Siracusa is available on request. Free parking is provided.

Rooms from $334

Hotel Kalura

Rated 8.3 in 2335 reviews

With panoramic views of Caldura Bay and Rocca of Cefalù, Hotel Kalura has direct access to a private beach. It offers a… See more

With panoramic views of Caldura Bay and Rocca of Cefalù, Hotel Kalura has direct access to a private beach. It offers a pool, a tennis court and a scuba diving school, as well as free high-speed WiFi.

Mediterranean-style rooms at the Kalura are air conditioned and include satellite TV and a minibar. All have a balcony and most overlook the sea.

Breakfast can be enjoyed while admiring the Sicilian coastline. Local specialities are served at the restaurant, along with a list of 100 Sicilian wines. There also is an on-site shop with typical Sicilian products and books.

In spring and autumn, there are walking and cycling tours while yoga, art and photography classes are available from March to November. There are bikes to rent and free parasols and deckchairs at the beach and swimming platform.

The property is 2 km from Cefalù centre. Free parking is provided and you are 10 minutes' drive from the A20 Motorway.

Rooms from $154

Hotel Villa Schuler

Rated 9.2 in 740 reviews

Villa Schuler, boutique hotel since 1905, is the oldest owner-run hotel in Sicily. It is surrounded by its own extensive… See more

Villa Schuler, boutique hotel since 1905, is the oldest owner-run hotel in Sicily. It is surrounded by its own extensive subtropical gardens with full views of Mount Etna and Naxos Bay. Most rooms offer a furnished balcony or terrace.

This family-owned hotel enjoys a central and quiet position in Taormina, 600 meters from the cable car to the beach and a 2-minute walk from the central Piazza IX Aprile and Corso Umberto. The hotel offers mountain bikes from March to November and a shuttle service to the seaside from May to October.

Relaxation areas at Hotel Villa Schuler include the lobby, the cool winter garden, the sun terrace, a botanical garden and the Palm Terrace Orangery pavilion. A TV room, a small library, internet terminals, and a piano room are also available. Guests can book "room only" or add breakfast.

Easily reachable by car the hotel is one of the few hotels in the medieval town center of Taormina to have its own garage with an efficient valet parking service.

A generous à la carte breakfast is served in the breakfast room, in the Orangery, on the terrace overlooking the coastline, or directly in the guest rooms. (March to November)

Rooms from $167

Alberi Del Paradiso

Rated 8.5 in 207 reviews

Alberi Del Paradiso is an ancient manor house, surrounded by lush gardens with large swimming pool. It offers a free… See more

Alberi Del Paradiso is an ancient manor house, surrounded by lush gardens with large swimming pool. It offers a free seasonal shuttle bus service to connect with its private beach on the seafront of Cefalù. The shuttle bus has more runs at different times on the way to the manor.

Offering free Wi-Fi and air conditioning, all rooms feature decorated tiled floors and classic wooden furniture. Some rooms overlook the gardens, and the rooms on the higher floors offer views of the Thyrrenian Sea.

The property includes a wellness area with sauna and massage rooms. You can work out at the fitness centre or enjoy a game of tennis on the courts.

The restaurant at Alberi Del Paradiso serves local Sicilian specialities, including Slow Food products for breakfast. During spring and summer meals are served in the garden.

This elegant hotel is located on a hilltop overlooking the town and the sea, a 20-minute walk from the centre. The free parking is sheltered by solar panels.

Rooms from $324

Hotel Sirius

Rated 8.8 in 1050 reviews

The Sirius is a small hotel in a quiet location, 1 km from the centre of Taormina and the pedestrian area of Corso… See more

The Sirius is a small hotel in a quiet location, 1 km from the centre of Taormina and the pedestrian area of Corso Umberto, full of shops and restaurants. It features charming views of the local bays, and offers a free shuttle service to some beaches.

All rooms at the Sirius Hotel offer air conditioning and satellite TV with Sky channels from April to October. Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel for free.

The hotel's panoramic restaurant serves excellent Sicilian and international cuisine.

The beautiful beaches of Mazzarò and Isola Bella can be reached in 15 minutes. The cable-car station is only 200 meters away from Hotel Sirius.

During summer the hotel may only be bookable for long stays of 3 or more nights.

Rooms from $183

Momentum Wellness Bioresort

Rated 9.3 in 359 reviews

Set in olive groves, this characteristic Sicilian property is only 2 km from the beach and Selinunte's Ancient Greek… See more

Set in olive groves, this characteristic Sicilian property is only 2 km from the beach and Selinunte's Ancient Greek Archaeological Park, the largest in Europe. Its restaurant specialises in Sicilian cuisine.

Momentum Wellness Bioresort features a large internal courtyard and still has many original features and antique furniture. The spacious rooms are air conditioned and include a TV with digital terrestrial channels and free Wi-Fi.

Momentum Wellness Bioresort has a terrace and garden. It offers a buffet breakfast each morning, which can be served to your room on request. The restaurant operates a 0 km policy, meaning all ingredients are produced locally. Meals can be enjoyed out in the courtyard.

Rooms from $225

Nautilus Hotel

Rated 9.3 in 922 reviews

Located in Giardini Naxos right opposite Giardini Naxos beach, Nautilus Hotel provides express check-in and check-out… See more

Located in Giardini Naxos right opposite Giardini Naxos beach, Nautilus Hotel provides express check-in and check-out, allergy-free rooms, a bar, free WiFi throughout the property and a shared lounge. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk, room service and organising tours for guests.

Guest rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kettle, a bidet, a hairdryer and a desk. At the hotel each room comes with a wardrobe and a private bathroom.

Nautilus Hotel offers a continental or buffet breakfast.

The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa, 52 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $108

Ngonia Bay Boutique Hotel

Rated 9.2 in 232 reviews

Ngonia Bay Boutique Hotel features a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, garden, a shared lounge and terrace in Milazzo. The… See more

Ngonia Bay Boutique Hotel features a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, garden, a shared lounge and terrace in Milazzo. The property is around 80 metres from Baia del Tono Beach, 3.6 km from Milazzo Harbour and 43 km from Duomo Messina. The property has hot tub and free WiFi.

At the hotel every room has air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a bidet, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Every room comes with a kettle, while certain rooms here will provide you with a balcony and others also provide guests with city views. At Ngonia Bay Boutique Hotel each room is equipped with bed linen and towels.

Breakfast is available daily, and includes buffet, à la carte and continental options. At the accommodation you will find a restaurant serving Italian, Mediterranean and Seafood cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and vegan options can also be requested.

Guests at Ngonia Bay Boutique Hotel will be able to enjoy activities in and around Milazzo, like cycling.

University of Messina is 43 km from the hotel, while Stadio San Filippo is 49 km away. The nearest airport is Reggio di Calabria Tito Minniti Airport, 67 km from Ngonia Bay Boutique Hotel.

Rooms from $121

Insulae Resort

Resort

Rated 9.1 in 203 reviews

Situated in Cefalù, 600 metres from Mazzaforno Beach, Insulae Resort features accommodation with an outdoor swimming… See more

Situated in Cefalù, 600 metres from Mazzaforno Beach, Insulae Resort features accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a garden. Featuring a bar, the property is located within 2.7 km of Spiaggia di Settefrati. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, a shared lounge and free WiFi throughout the property.

The resort will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a terrace and a private bathroom with a bidet. Insulae Resort offers some rooms with sea views, and the rooms include a patio. All rooms will provide guests with a fridge.

Breakfast is available each morning, and includes buffet, à la carte and continental options. At the accommodation you will find a restaurant serving Italian cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and vegan options can also be requested.

You can play table tennis and tennis at Insulae Resort, and the area is popular for cycling.

Spiaggia Mendolido is 2.9 km from the resort, while Cefalù Cathedral is 5.3 km from the property. The nearest airport is Falcone-Borsellino Airport, 94 km from Insulae Resort.

Rooms from $177

Grand Hotel Baia Verde

Rated 8.1 in 1397 reviews

The 4-star Grand Hotel Baia Verde is set on volcanic rocks overlooking a natural bay, on the road between Acicastello… See more

The 4-star Grand Hotel Baia Verde is set on volcanic rocks overlooking a natural bay, on the road between Acicastello and Catania. It offers an outdoor pool and a free gym.

Baia Verde is surrounded by a garden with palm and pine trees and a semi-Olympic pool. It has a sun terrace built into the rocks, which features a staircase leading down to the sea.

All rooms at Baia Verde come with elegant Italian furniture, a 32-inch HD LED TV with Sky channels, and a minibar. Many rooms also have a view of the Ionian Sea.

The Oleandro Restaurant serves a buffet breakfast and traditional Sicilian and Mediterranean dishes at dinner. It has a wide selection of local wines and a sea-view terrace. The outdoor bar offers traditional Sicilian ice cream, snacks and drinks.

The beauty centre is available for a variety of treatments and a free fitness centre is available for all guests.

Rooms from $114

UNAHOTELS Naxos Beach Sicilia

Resort

Rated 8.2 in 1805 reviews

Nestled in Giardini Naxos directly by the sea, UNAHOTELS Naxos Beach Sicilia boasts its own private beach. The… See more

Nestled in Giardini Naxos directly by the sea, UNAHOTELS Naxos Beach Sicilia boasts its own private beach. The establishment has a tennis court, a fitness centre and 4 swimming pools, one of which is Olympic size.

UNAHOTELS Naxos Beach Sicilia offers air-conditioned accommodation with satellite TV, a minibar, and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries. The small villas also feature a patio or terrace.

The property also includes bars, restaurants, free private parking, and a boutique. The private equipped beach is available between May and September, and beach towels are also available. During this time there is also an entertainment programme for both children and adults.

Relax and enjoy your stay without any hassles, and delight on the half board and full board options, offering a selection of Sicilian and national dishes.

Taormina is a 20-minute drive away.

Rooms from $117

Taliammari

Rated 9.4 in 1148 reviews

Situated within 300 metres of Cefalu Beach and 2.2 km of Kalura Beach, Taliammari features rooms with air conditioning… See more

Situated within 300 metres of Cefalu Beach and 2.2 km of Kalura Beach, Taliammari features rooms with air conditioning and a private bathroom in Cefalù. Set on the beachfront, this property has a shared lounge. The guest house features family rooms.

At the guest house, all units have a desk and a flat-screen TV. Every unit comes with a private bathroom, a safety deposit box and free WiFi, while certain rooms come with a terrace and some have sea views. At the guest house, all units come with bed linen and towels.

Continental and Italian breakfast options with warm dishes, local specialities and fresh pastries are available each morning at the guest house. A minimarket is available at the guest house. Dining options are available close to Taliammari.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Bastione Capo Marchiafava, Cefalù Cathedral and La Rocca. The nearest airport is Falcone-Borsellino, 97 km from Taliammari, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $190

Verdura Resort

Rated 9.1 in 277 reviews

This resort is on 230 hectares of olive groves and Sicilian countryside, bordering 2 km of coastline. It offers a… See more

This resort is on 230 hectares of olive groves and Sicilian countryside, bordering 2 km of coastline. It offers a private beach, 3 golf courses and uninterrupted sea views.

Verdura Resort's spacious rooms feature a balcony, a king-size bed, satellite TV and a large en suite bathroom. Some rooms have their own private courtyard and terrace overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

Free room amenities at the Verdura Resort include a beach bag and towel, together with bathrobes.

The Verdura's many sports facilities include 6 tennis courts, two 18-hole golf courses and one 9-hole course, a 60-metre infinity swimming pool, and a gym. The resort's running trails cross through lemon trees and olive groves.

Verdura Resort features 4 thalassotherapy pools, an extensive beauty-treatment programme and a variety of massages.

The Verdura Resort's restaurants and bars all provide a large selection of fine wines and typical Sicilian cuisine.

Rooms from $446

Featuring a restaurant, indoor pool and mediterranean garden with outdoor pool, Almar Giardino di Costanza Resort & Spa… See more

Featuring a restaurant, indoor pool and mediterranean garden with outdoor pool, Almar Giardino di Costanza Resort & Spa is 9 km from Mazara del Vallo beach. Offering free Wi-Fi throughout, it has a wellness centre.

With a balcony or terrace, each air-conditioned room has a flat-screen TV and telephone. The private bathroom comes with a bath and a shower, bidet and hairdryer. Guests at Almar Giardino di Costanza Resort & Spa can enjoy a sweet and savoury breakfast.

It is possible to work out at the fitness room and relax with a massage.

Trapani and Palermo Airports are a 50-minute drive away.

Rooms from $109

Therasia Sea and SPA is set on the peninsula of Vulcanello, with views of the Aeolian Islands. This impressive building… See more

Therasia Sea and SPA is set on the peninsula of Vulcanello, with views of the Aeolian Islands. This impressive building in white stone features a modern spa, and a private access to the sea.

Local materials have been used to build the Therasia, including molten rock from Mount Etna, Sicilian terracotta, cedar and olive wood. The rooms are elegant and decorated in soft, relaxing colours.

Guests can explore a nearby walking path of 1 km, going through Mediterranean bush, cactuses, and subtropical plants. A free shuttle to the centre of Vulcano and the harbour is also available.

Each room is equipped with a balcony, an LCD TV with satellite channels, and a private bathroom in lava stone and coloured Sicilian tiles. Some rooms offer views of the sea and the islands.

The property has 4 different restarurant: L'Arcipelago: Dive into the heart of Sicilian tradition at L'Arcipelago, where dinner comes alive with a selection of the region's finest meats, vegetables from our garden, and the freshest seafood. The restaurant's sharing degustation menus and à la carte options celebrate the authentic flavors of Sicily.

Rooms from $352