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15 Secluded Sicily Hotels with a Private Beach from $61

Sicily’s idyllic coastline is dotted with beautiful beaches that pair perfectly with the ancient temples, archaeological treasures and UNESCO-listed sites. Conquer Mount Etna, one of Europe’s highest active volcanoes, or enjoy a sulphurous mud bath on the Aeolian Islands. The unspoilt beaches feature hidden coves, dramatic rock formations and quaint cafes serving fresh seafood straight off the boat.

Want your own slice of paradise? With over 400 million annual visitors to HotelsCombined, we’ve discovered the best hotels in Sicily with their own private beach. With far-from-anyone shoreline locations, these luxury accommodations also offer outdoor pools, lavish spas and rooms with Mediterranean Sea views.

Grand Hotel Minareto

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Grand Hotel Minareto is a luxury seaside resort with a private beach, sparkling outdoor pool and lavish spa. It also boasts cliffside solariums and a 15-square-metre whirlpool bath terrace. Local cuisine is highlighted at the on-site Nesos Restaurant, while the Pool Bar and Restaurant serves aperitifs with finger foods.

Enjoy the Persian rug, LCD TV and private terrace in a Classic room or upgrade to a Panoramic Sea View Junior Suite for a separate sitting area and terrace overlooking a cliff. Villas are the most exclusive accommodation choice, offering private pools, living rooms and extra bedrooms.

Hotel Highlights

  • A private sandy beach, whirlpool bath terrace and cliffside solarium with Ortigia island views.
  • The spa’s sauna, steam bath, hammam and hot tub with hydro-massage.
  • Only 10 kilometres from the 7th-century Cathedral of Syracuse.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 164 – USD 755
Guest Rating: 9
Address: Via Salemi Km 7 100, Mazara del Vallo, Italy

Giardino di Costanza Resort

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Nestled among olive groves and vineyards, Giardino di Costanza Resort pampers guests with an elegant spa, indoor and outdoor pools and a Mediterranean restaurant. The breakfast buffet includes sweet and savoury dishes, while a lively piano bar opens at night.

Every room includes a balcony or terrace, but for the ultimate luxury book one of the two 130-square-metre Penthouse Suites, which have large terraces and private pools. Prefer something more intimate? The cosy Superior Rooms boast flat-screen TVs, mini bars and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Hotel Highlights

  • A complimentary shuttle to a private beach for guests.
  • An outdoor pool equipped with loungers and umbrellas.
  • The spa’s body treatments, indoor pool, sauna and Turkish bath.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 126 – USD 353
Guest Rating: 9
Address: Via Salemi Km 7 100, Mazara del Vallo, Italy

La Plage Resort

A 10-minute drive from Corvaja Palace, La Plage Resort is located inside the Isola Bella Nature Reserve. Surrounded by fragrant gardens, the Superior Garden View rooms feature outdoor terraces, while classic Bungalows face the sea and have outdoor pools and Jacuzzis. Upgrade to the Sea View Suite for a sea-view bathtub.

The on-site restaurant at this eco-friendly hotel serves traditional Sicilian and Mediterranean dishes, while the lavish Expure Spa ensures complete relaxation with its Turkish bath, Jacuzzis and massage cabins. The laid-back Beach Bar sits directly on Isola Bella beach and serves ice cream, fruit smoothies and cocktails.

Hotel Highlights

  • The three balconies, sea-view bath and private terrace with sunbeds and an outdoor Jacuzzi in the two-bedroom Sea View Suite.
  • A couple’s spa package with Jacuzzi, hammam, aroma sages and Prosecco.
  • Only five kilometres from Porta Messina, a historic gateway into Taormina.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 207 – USD 601
Guest Rating: 8.1
Address: Via Nazionale 107 A, Mazzaro, Italy

VOI Grand Hotel Mazzaro Sea Palace

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Nestled on a beautiful bay, VOI Grand Hotel Mazzaro Sea Palace is also a two-minute walk from the funicular to Taormina’s city centre. Sip cocktails at the outdoor pool or recharge with a facial at the spa, then relax on the terrace at Mazzaro Sea Palace Restaurant and Bar for panoramic bay views.

You can also marvel at the stunning vistas from your furnished terrace in a Classic room, while Junior Suites add spacious sitting areas. Upgrade to the Pool Suite Sea View for a separate living room and a furnished terrace with a mini pool and Jacuzzi.

Hotel Highlights

  • Romantic candlelit dinners at Mazzaro Sea Palace Restaurant.
  • The spa’s Luxury Skin facial package with golden clay and Maracuja oil.
  • Plush sun loungers and umbrellas dotting the hotel’s private beach area.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 247 – USD 718
Guest Rating: 9.5
Address: Via Nazionale 147, Mazzaro, Italy

Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea

Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea is a luxury haven with old-world glamour, enchanting guests since the 1950s with its terraced gardens down to a private beach. Standard rooms offer a picture-perfect location beside the Bay of Mazzaro along with Satellite TVs and private balconies with sea views, while spacious Suites add furnished balconies and sitting areas.

In addition to raving about the private beach area, HotelsCombined visitors love the hotel’s on-site dining at Restaurant Oliviero, which pairs seasonal dishes with dazzling cliffside views. Finish your day with a soothing massage at the spa’s ocean-facing garden or book a private in-room treatment.

Hotel Highlights

  • The homemade risotto, colourful salads and fresh frutti di mare at Restaurant Oliviero.
  • Napoli-style pizza, fresh seafood and creative cocktails at The Bar.
  • Boat, helicopter, paddle surfing and island-hopping tours available.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 640 – USD 2,026
Guest Rating: 9.7
Address: Via Nazionale 137, Mazzaro, Italy

Verdura Resort

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The perfect escape for spa and golf enthusiasts, Verdura Resort boasts 230 hectares of sun-kissed Mediterranean coastline. In addition to unlimited rounds of golf, you can take advantage of the infinity pools, thalassotherapy and fine dining. The signature restaurant, Amare, serves fresh catches of the day brought ashore by local fishermen.

Choose from elegant rooms, suites and villas, all of which boast spectacular Mediterranean views from private balconies or terraces. Upgrade to a six-person Villa for a private pool, four-poster beds and outdoor living spaces.

Hotel Highlights

  • An outdoor pool, two golf courses, tennis courts and a water sports club.
  • Yoga classes, thalassotherapy pools, steam room and Finnish sauna at Verdura Spa.
  • Traditional trattoria-style dishes and a romantic clifftop setting and outdoor terrace at Liola.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 394 – USD 851
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: 82 Sciacca Centro, Sciacca, Italy

RG NAXOS Hotel

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Set on a private beach, RG NAXOS Hotel offers direct access to the alluring shoreline of Giardini Naxos. Other spots to unwind include a sparkling pool, luxury day spa, a laid-back beach bar and outdoor terrace at Sciara restaurant, which offers traditional cuisine and Sicilian wines.

Guest Rooms are furnished in classical Italian style and feature LCD TVs, king-size beds and sea views from private balconies. Families can book the Queen Beds for a separate seating area and two queen-size beds, while couples will appreciate the two-level Duplex Suite with a spacious living room and king-size bed. 

Hotel Highlights

  • A private beach with beach bar and barbecue restaurant with grilled specialties.
  • An outdoor pool, 24-hour fitness centre and indoor thalassotherapy pool.
  • Italian coffee, homemade traditional pastries and sea views at Lobby Bar.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 114 – USD 556
Guest Rating: 7.9
Address: Viale Jannuzzo 47, Giardini Naxos, Italy

Castello di San Marco Charming Hotel & SPA

Housed in a 17th-century Baroque-style castle, Castello di San Marco Charming Hotel & SPA features 38,000 square meters of botanical gardens. Romantic rooms have large terraces and sitting areas, while Junior Suites add living rooms and separate bedrooms.

Mastri Flavetta offers fresh ingredients from an organic garden and the on-site Wine Bar 1892 has a charming lounge, international liquor, Italian grappa and dessert wines. A full range of massages is available at Aquae Leonis Spa, from an aromatherapy massage to an oil candles massage. 

Hotel Highlights

  • The stunning Mount Etna views from a furnished terrace in the Grand Suite Cavaliere Costarelli.
  • Spa packages with aromatic steam baths, a Finnish sauna, Jacuzzi with sea salt and herbal tea.
  • Complimentary beach services, including sunbeds and umbrella or gazebo.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 102 – USD 312
Guest Rating: 8.9
Address: Via San Marco 40, Calatabiano, Italy

Hotel Capo San Vito

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Set on an idyllic coastline, Hotel Capo San Vito also boasts a rooftop terrace and restaurant overlooking the bay of San Vito Lo Capo. In-room perks include mini fridges, LCD TVs and air conditioning, while Deluxe Sea View rooms overlook the bay. Upgrade to a Junior Suite for a separate living area with a sofa bed.

Recharge at the spa’s mini pool, Finnish sauna and massage cabins or relax under an umbrella at the beach. When you’re ready to explore, the island’s capital city, Palermo, is a short drive away.

Hotel Highlights

  • A private beach area with bar service, sun loungers and umbrellas.
  • The spa’s Finnish sauna and Turkish bath with aromatherapy.
  • Offers transfers to Zingaro Reserve and Palermo Airport.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 150 – USD 190
Guest Rating: 7.2
Address: Via San Vito, 1, San Vito Lo Capo, Italy

UNAHOTELS Naxos Beach Sicilia

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UNAHOTELS Naxos Beach Sicilia is surrounded by a private citrus park and has four swimming pools, a private beach and multiple restaurants and bars. Enjoy the seafront views and traditional Sicilian cuisine at Stella di Mare Restaurant or relax under palm trees with a tasty drink at Olympus Cafe, but don’t miss the live music at Piano bar.

Distributed between a modern hotel and charming villas, the rooms include flat-screen TVs, mini fridges and patios or balconies with garden views,. Upgrade to an Executive Sea View room for a furnished balcony overlooking the sea.

Hotel Highlights

  • A kids’ club with recreational and educational activities, games and sports events.
  • Cocktails, ice cream, slushes and snacks at Calypso Bar.
  • The elegant patio housed in an ancient villa at La Casa del Massaro Restaurant.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 85 – USD 269
Guest Rating: 7.9
Address: Via Recanati 26, Giardini Naxos, Italy

Falconara Resort

Luxury abounds at Falconara Resort, where sun-seekers can enjoy a swimming pool with solarium, poolside bar and tennis courts. The elegant spa features a sauna, Turkish bath and chromotherapy showers, while the on-site restaurant serves traditional Sicilian specialties.

Save money with a stay in a Classic Room, which features a balcony, LCD TV and mini bar, or splurge on a Superior Room to enjoy stunning sea views from a spacious patio. Family Suites are arranged on two levels and include two double-size beds with the option for extra beds.

Hotel Highlights

  • A private beach area, outdoor pool and poolside bar.
  • Rooms located inside the Club House or inside the Farm, an ancient section of Castello di Falconara.
  • The spa’s herbal tea room, shopping area and biosauna. 

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 163 – USD 600
Guest Rating: 8
Address: Località Falconara, Butera, Italy

Le Calette Garden & Bay

Two kilometres from Cefalu Cathedral, Le Calette Garden & Bay has a swimming pool, private beach and wellness area. Start your day with breakfast in the sunshine at Calaluna or indulge in Mediterranean dishes at Rizz’l Mari. Light lunches and cocktails are available at Calette Beach.

Chic rooms boast flat-screen TVs, mini bars and complimentary Wi-Fi, with some also featuring balconies or terraces with sea views. Upgrade to a Seaside Villa for a spacious living room with a sofa bed and furnished terrace overlooking the sea.

Hotel Highlights

  • Family Rooms with furnished patio areas, sun loungers and access to a playground.
  • A swimming pool, Jacuzzi and private beach with coves for snorkelling.
  • Pedal-assisted electric bicycles, tennis courts and guided excursions available.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 168 – USD 529
Guest Rating: 8.8
Address: Via Vincenzo Cavallaro 12, Cefalu, Italy

Hotel Punta Nord Est

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Along with having direct access to the beach, Hotel Punta Nord Est is close to the historic town centre of Castellammare del Golfo. Unwind at the outdoor pool with beach umbrellas and sun loungers or rent a bike at reception to explore the numerous cycling routes.

Couples can get cosy in the Superior Room with a Sea View, which includes a king-size bed, air conditioning and balcony. Junior Suites add furnished terraces with panoramic sea views. The Luxury Panoramic Suite can accommodate up to five people with two queen-size sofa beds and a terrace with sun loungers.

Hotel Highlights

  • An adults-only swimming pool and poolside cafe serving light lunches.
  • A breakfast buffet with sweet and savoury food options and typical Sicilian products.
  • A children’s pool area and play corner. 

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 61 – USD 165
Guest Rating: 9
Address: Viale Leonardo Da Vinci 67, Castellammare del Golfo, Italy

Alberi Del Paradiso

Alberi Del Paradiso
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Set amongst lush Mediterranean gardens, Alberi Del Paradiso offers captivating views of the Gulf of Cefalu. Classic rooms boast Egyptian cotton sheets, goose feather pillows and individual climate control, while Executive Suites add sea-view balconies and hydro-massage bathtubs. For something unique, stay in the historic Prestige Mill with a terrace overlooking the garden.

Tuck into fresh fish and local vegetables at Al Capone Restaurant or soak in the heated freshwater pool surrounded by sunbeds and gardens. Housed in an old water mill, the Gardens of Paradise spa features saunas, steam baths and massage treatments.

Hotel Highlights

  • Over 100 labels selected from Sicilian wineries at Al Capone Restaurant.
  • A private beach, outdoor pool, tennis court and shuttle to downtown Cefalu.
  • The two terraces, fireplace, king-size bed and hydro-massage bathtub in the Paradiso Suite.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 115 – USD 342
Guest Rating: 8.9
Address: Via dei Mulini, 18-20, Cefalu, Italy

NH Catania Parco Degli Aragonesi

A 10-minute drive from Catania Fontanarossa Airport, NH Catania Parco Degli Aragonesi is located on the Catania seafront steps from a beautiful sandy beach. Neutral tones adorn the modern rooms, which feature Satellite TVs, balconies and mini bars. For spectacular sea views, upgrade to a Superior Room.

Bask in the sunshine at the outdoor pool or private beach area, then enjoy regional dishes at Pietro D’ Aragona. Stay fit in the modern gym or head to the sophisticated bar, which serves a range of wine, beer and cocktails in addition to sandwiches and pastas.

Hotel Highlights

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 86 – USD 207
Guest Rating: 8.2
Address: Viale Kennedy Loc. La Playa, Catania, Italy

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Dreamy Beaches and Mediterranean Charm in Sicily

Sicily’s Mediterranean allure extends from its sun-drenched cities, archaeological ruins and rich cuisine, Sicily’s coastal scenery ranges from lush nature reserves to beautiful beaches. Enjoy the tranquility and seclusion of your own private beach at these top hotels, as well as gourmet restaurants, sea-facing outdoor pools and luxury spas.

Where do you want to stay in Sicily? Let us know in the comments below.

Author: Charity De Souza

Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, I have been travelling with my battered backpack full-time for over a decade. My favourite travel memories include skydiving in Switzerland, wine tasting in Portugal, road tripping through Iceland, snorkelling in Indonesia and watching a sunset in the Sahara Desert.

Charity De Souza
Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, I have been travelling with my battered backpack full-time for over a decade. My favourite travel memories include skydiving in Switzerland, wine tasting in Portugal, road tripping through Iceland, snorkelling in Indonesia and watching a sunset in the Sahara Desert.
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