Sicily boasts an array of superb sandy and pebble beaches, some considered to be the most beautiful of their kind in the Mediterranean.
Being the largest island in the Mediterranean, the coastline varies enormously from north to south and east to west.
Wherever you are in Sicily, there will be a stunning coastline within easy reach, with beautiful bays, beaches and nature reserves to discover, from the famous 'film set' pebble beaches of Mazzaro and Isola Bella in Taormina to the unspoilt north west Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve and the long white sandy beach with translucent azure sea at San Vito Lo Capo.
Accessed by hydrofoil from Palermo, Cefalù, Messina and most conveniently Milazzo, all on the north coast of Sicily.
The biggest island with sandy beaches including Spiaggia Bianca and Canneto pebble beach.
Panarea is the smallest of the Aeolian Islands and one of the prettiest. Surrounded by clusters of islets, with pebble beaches and deep blue sea.
Porto di Ponente has a magnificent beach of fine black volcanic sand.
Ficogrande black volcanic sand beach.