The Italian Caribbean is Calabria! Discovering the 10 most beautiful beaches!

With its 780 km of coastline distributed between the Ionian Sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea, Calabria manages to please everyone.

from lovers of very fine sandy beaches to those who prefer cliffs, from those who want to have fun in the most crowded establishments, to those who love to explore the more hidden and less frequented beaches. But which are the most beautiful beaches on the Calabrian coast? We present them to you in this article, to avoid making a ranking, we have put them in alphabetical order.


Halfway between Catanzaro and Soverato, along the Ionian coast of the Gulf of Squillace, Caminia is a very popular destination for young people who prefer an active holiday. The beach is sandy with small to medium sized grains, the sea is transparent and clean.

Chief Rizzuto

The protected area of Capo Rizzuto is one of the most fascinating areas in the whole Mediterranean. The wonderful sea and the proximity to some important historical sites make it one of the beloved places in Calabria.

Capo Vaticano

According to the French magazine "Les Grands Voyageurs", Capo Vaticano is the third most beautiful beach in Italy and among the 100 most beautiful beaches in the world. The turquoise sea of Capo Vaticano creeps between the cliffs surrounded by the Mediterranean scrub. Some of the small beaches spread along the coast can only be reached by sea or through rough paths. Furthermore, Capo Vaticano is the ideal place for scuba diving lovers.

Copanello of Staletti

In the heart of the Costa degli Aranci, a few kilometers from Catanzaro and Soverato we find Copanello. The beach and the cliffs are a splendid setting for those who want to spend a relaxing holiday.


An enchanting seaside resort on the Riviera dei Cedri, Diamante is one of the pearls of the Tyrrhenian Sea in Cosenza; it has 8 km of fine sandy beach alternating with stretches of cliff. The sea is crystal clear and the seabed is rich in vegetation; in front of the Diamante beach stands the suggestive island of Cirella.

Roccella Ionica

Roccella Jonica is characterized by a beach of very fine white sand that overlooks a crystalline and uncontaminated sea. It is one of the three Calabrian towns to have obtained the blue flag also in 2013.

Roseto Capo Spulico

Roseto Capo Spulico is a splendid seaside resort in the upper Ionian coast of Cosenza, particularly famous for its attention to environmental protection and landscape conservation. On the Promontory of Cardone, overlooking the sea, there is the Castello della Pietra, from the Norman era.

San Nicola Arcella

The beach of San Nicola Arcella overlooks the Tyrrhenian coast between Praia a Mare and Scalea, in the gulf of Policastro; it is characterized by a coastline of gray sand, bathed by a crystalline sea. The beach overlooks the unmistakable shape of the island of Dino and is protected from the winds by a magnificent setting of mountains.


Located in the southern part of the Gulf of Squillace, Soverato is the most important tourist center on the Ionian coast. The beach is white and sandy, the clear blue water allows you to glimpse the seabed even at considerable depth.


Among the best known and most popular seaside resorts in Calabria, Tropea is perfect for those who love sandy beaches and the best equipped establishments. The coast of this stretch of coast has fine white sand and high cliffs bathed by a clear blue sea: a paradise for all lovers of the sea and nature.

The Resort

Tourist Village directly on the sea, in Calabria in the locality of Sant'Andrea Apostolo dello Ionio, inserted in the heart of a very green park of olive trees, mimosas and oleanders, the structure is located in one of the most suggestive areas from a naturalistic point of view and a stone's throw from one of the most beautiful beaches in Italy.

The Santandrea village is also the right location where you can organize important banquets, and the staff is available to accommodate the needs for the organization of events such as meetings and conferences.

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