The most beautiful beaches in western Sicily: 7 real paradises

west Sicily beaches

You are visiting northwestern Sicily. Or the destination of your vacation is Palermo, or another of the many places that are in this area of Sicilian land. Places where the coast offers spectacular landscapes. To discover with this itinerary to see the seven most beautiful beaches in western Sicily.

 

1. Addaura

One of the two main beaches of the Sicilian capital city. Crystal clear sea, clean beach, a cliff overlooking a fabulous sea. In addition to being one of the best beaches with facilities in Palermo, during the summer there is a lively nightlife.

 

2. Punta Barcarello

It is located in the hamlet of Sferracavallo, Palermo. From here, the Isola delle Femmine is well visible. The sea is simply wonderful and the beach is white. A real paradise.

 

3. San Vito Lo Capo

Nothing to envy to a Caribbean beach: three kilometres of white sand and clear water. Spectacular and impressive is the landscape around it. The sea bed is shallow for many meters, so it is one of the most popular beaches for children in Sicily.

 

4. Riserva naturale orientata dello Zingaro

Nature reserve that embraces the municipalities of Castellammare and San Vito Lo Capo. The coastline protected by the Zingaro Reserve is characterized by a series of small coves, reaching only by sea. The clarity of the water of these coves is unmatched.

 

5. Scopello

One of the most popular beaches in western Sicily. It is especially characteristic for the colour of the sea, intense blue, and for the rocky backdrops. The village of Scopello rises on the cliff overlooking the bay.

 

6. Isola delle Femmine

The city beach of this place near Palermo is a golden stretch overlooking the sea of the Riserva naturale orientata Isola delle Femmine. Nearby, there are also several other beaches to see, such as Carini, Capaci, Terrasini, Cinisi.

 

7. Cala Rossa

Among the most beautiful beaches in Sicily and not only of the western coast. Cala Rossa is located on the Favignana Island: wild, pristine, the colour of its water changes from turquoise to blue.

 

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