Italy

Not as well known for it's beaches as near neighbour Greece there are nonetheless plenty of incredible Italian beaches which will satisfy even the hardest to please. Italians flock to the North East of Italy , to Rimini with it's huge stretch of sand and lovely resorts. This is where the Italians come to party so expect great food, great wine and expect to stay up too late cause you are having too much fun. This being Italy you will not have far to go if you want to soak up some historical ruins, to buy some designer fashion, or simply put your feet up sip a coffee and watch the world go by.

If Rimini doesn't take your fancy then the simply gorgeous Amalfi coast with resorts like Sorrento and Sant Angelo will leave you speechless at their beauty. Multi coloured houses cling onto the cliff faces, winding roads lead to deserted beaches and the buzzing city of Napoli will take your breath away. If you fancy something completely unspoiled and not your usual beach holiday why not try Calabria?  Tucked into the toe of the stiletto boot that is Italy prepare yourself for an unspoiled rural paradise. Expand your waistband with the incredible cucina rustica of the region and make friends for life with some of the fun loving locals.

Leaving the mainland behind there are great beach options to be found on Italy's islands as well. Sardinia has some of the finest sand and coral beaches in the world and Sicily is a triangle shaped paradise in the heart of the Med.  Enjoying Italy and her wonderful beaches does not need to cost the earth and we are sure we can finda bit of the dolce vita just right for you, and all at the best possible prices.